Akashinga
Short documentary about female anti-poaching rangers in Zimbabwe.
American Psycho
Tales of a yuppie serial killer.
Asia
A mum tries to reconnect with her daughter as the younger woman struggles with a degenerative illness.
Banksy Most Wanted
Banksy is a household name, but behind this name hides a multitude of stories, artworks, stunts, political statements and identities, leading to one of the art world’s biggest unanswered questions - who is Banksy?
Cowboys
Troy and his young transgender son Joe are on the run from his conservative mother in the Montana wilderness, with a detective in hot pursuit.
Cru
A young chef enters into a kitchen battle of wills.

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The Half Of It
A shy Chinese-American straight-A student finds herself helping the school jock woo the girl they both secretly love.

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Jacinta
A documentary charting a mother, her daughter and granddaughter and cycles of addiction.
The Last Ferry From Grass Island
A man receives a visit from an assassin.
La Llorona
Enrique, a retired general who oversaw the Maya genocide, is haunted by his devastating crimes. A tale of horror and fantasy, reimagining the Latin American fable as an urgent metaphor of Guatemalan recent history and its unhealed political wounds.
Lorelei
Reformed ex-con Wayland returns to his hometown and reconnects with his high school girlfriend Dolores, now a single mom with dreams of Hollywood in Doyle’s fable-like tale of second chances.

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No More Wings
Two old friends meet up at a favourite childhood haunt.

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Shirley
A young couple moves in with the famed author, Shirley Jackson, and her Bennington College professor husband, Stanley Hyman, in the hope of starting a new life but instead find themselves fodder for a psycho-drama that inspires Shirley's next novel.
Socks On Fire
Bo McGuire returns home to rural Alabama to document the bitter property feud between his homophobic aunt and gay uncle.
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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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Making Waves: New Romanian Cinema
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