Adult Life Skills
Anna is stuck: she’s approaching 30, living in her mother’s shed, and spending her time making movies with her thumbs. Her mom wants her to move out; she just wants to be left alone.
All This Panic
What is it like to come of age in New York City? First-time director Jenny Gage follows vivacious sisters, Ginger and Dusty, and their high school friends over the course of their crucial teen years.
Almost Paris
In the wake of the mortgage-lending crisis, a former banker returns to his hometown.
Always Shine
Psychological drama about obsession, fame, and femininity follows two friends, both actresses, on a trip to Big Sur, to reconnect with one another.
Check It
A documentary about a Washington DC gang made up of young LGBT people.

D

Don't Think Twice
Set in the world of New York improv comedy, where the members of a tight-knit troupe are thrown into disarray when one of their ranks lands a coveted spot on a top TV show.
Do Not Resist
An exploration of the rapid militarisation of police forces in the United States.
Equals
A futuristic love story set in a world where emotions have been eradicated but where a genetic glitch means some people can still fall in love.
Elvis & Nixon
Elvis goes to the White House to ask the President to make him a Federal Agent At Large.
The First Monday In May
An in-depth documentary about the creation of The Metropolitan Museum of Art's China: Through the Looking Glass exhibition and gala.
Folk Hero & Funny Guy
Two artistically inclined childhood friends, a comedian and a folk-rocker, set out on a tour together in hopes of regaining their “mojo” and finding love in the process.
High-Rise
Class war breaks out in a tower block.
Holidays
An anthology of short films about Valentine's Day, St Patrick's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Halloween, Christmas and New Year's Eve.
A Hologram For The King
A middle aged salesman is sent to Saudi Arabia to sell a complicated IT system to the king and comes up against interminable delays and the prospect of terminal failure
Houston, We Have A Problem!
Creating the myth of a space-race power deal.
Hunt For The Wilderpeople
A kid and his foster uncle run off into the New Zealand bush.

I

Life, Animated
The story of an autistic man who was able to reconnect with his family via Disney films.
Live Cargo
A couple try to recover from a tragic loss on the island where one of them grew up.

M

Magnus
Documenting the 'Mozart of Chess'.
My Scientology Movie
Louis Theroux explores the Church of Scientology. Or tries...
The Phenom
A young baseball pitcher struggles to cope with success.

R

Southwest Of Salem: The Story Of The San Antonio Four
Documentary about a trial that was infused with homophobic prejudice.
Tickling Giants
Charting Bassem Youssef’s rise as Egypt’s foremost on-screen satirist.
Tiger Raid
Two mercenaries in Iraq speed through the dead of night, on their way to execute a covert mission.
Taxi Driver
A former soldier struggles to find direction and grows dangerously angry on the streets of New York.

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Vincent N Roxxy
A man steps in to help a woman attacked in the street, and gets more than he bargained for.
News

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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