The Adderall Diaries
A blocked writer with a difficult personal life becomes obsesssed by a real-life murder trial.
Aferim!
A policeman and his son hunt a runaway gypsy slave.
Almost Holy
On the streets of Ukraine, a pastor kidnaps children to try and save them from a life of drug abuse and destitution.
Aloft
A son goes in search of his estranged mother.
Among The Believers
An exploration into the spread of the radical Islamic school Red Mosque, which trains children to devote their lives to holy war, from a very young age.
The Armor Of Light
Documentary tracks an evangelical minister as he tries to advocate better gun control.
Backtrack
A psychotherapist discovers a horrifying secret about his patients that leads him on a journey to confront his past.
Bad Hurt
A family struggles with two grown up children who have complex mental health needs.
The Benefactor
A guilt-ridden philanthropist tries to help a young couple but isn't so good at caring for himself.
Bridgend
As a policeman investigates a spate of suicides, his daughter is drawn into the youth culture from which they have emerged.
Cartel Land
Vigilantes on both sides of the Mexican Border with the US take on the drug cartels.
Cronies
Old friendship is tested by a day out with a new buddy.

D

Democrats
Documentary tracks power brokers in Zimbabwe who are trying to compose a new constitution.
Emelie
A replacement babysitter seems to have sinister intentions towards her young charges.
Gored
Following Spanish bullfighter Antonio Barrera, holder of the dubious title of “Most Gored Bullfighter in History,” as he grapples with the end of his career.
Grandma
A woman tries to help her granddaughter raise funds for an abortion.
Havana Motor Club
A documentary about motor racing culture on an island where it has been outlawed for decades.
Hungry Hearts
New York-set drama about a young couple who tear each other apart over the care of their child.
Hyena
The story of a corrupt cop caught up in the London crime scene.

I

Jimmy's Hall
The story of political activist Jimmy Gralton, deported from Ireland during the country's Red Scare in the 1930s.
Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck
Portrait of the Nirvana frontman, featuring home video footage.
Life Of Brian
Inadvertently mistaken for Jesus at his birth, the innocent Brian is doomed to a lifetime of misunderstandings.

M

Maggie
A father struggles to do the right thing by his daughter, who is gradually turning into a zombie.
Man Up
A blind-date mix-up could lead to love... Or not.
Meadowland
A couple find their lives shattered by the disappearance of their son.
MA
In this modern-day vision of Mother Mary’s pilgrimage, a woman crosses the American Southwest, deconstructing the world around her.
Monty Python's The Meaning Of Life
A sketch show on film from the makers of Life Of Brian.
Monty Python And The Holy Grail
King Arthur and his Knights go on a much-interrupted and humorous search for the Holy Grail. Out on re-release.
My Nazi Legacy
A lawyer becomes fascinated with two men: both sons of famous Nazi Generals, and both with polar opposite views of their fathers’ hand in the war.
Orion: The Man Who Would Be King
The mystery and surprising history of the man with Elvis Presley's voice.
The Overnight
Young couple, new to L.A, are seduced by cool couple who enjoy sexual experimentation
Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict
Portrait of the art collector.
Prescription Thugs
A personal consideration of the impact of prescription drugs on US society.

R

Sleeping With Other People
A couple who lost their virginity to each other meet 12 years later and try to help one another find a lasting relationship.
Slow West
A Scotsman heads to the american West in search of his lost love.
Song Of Lahore
Musicians from Lahore head to the US to play jazz.
Stung
Parasitic wasps party on down.
Sworn Virgin
A woman who has taken an oath to live as a man rediscovers her sexuality.
(T)error
The first film to document on camera a covert counterterrorism sting as it unfolds.
Toto And His Sisters
Totonel, 10, and his sisters are growing up in a poor city suburb, waiting for their mother to come home from prison...
TransFatty Lives
Study of motor neuron disease, from within.

V

Virgin Mountain
A fortysomething man, who still lives at home finds a surprising catalyst for change at a line-dancing class.
The Wolfpack
Story of a band of brothers who grew up in social isolation.
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Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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