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The 11th annual Wales One World events aims to bring the most exciting new cinema from around the world to Wales, with a particular focus on independent work. It opens with the Welsh premiere of 1928 Russian classic Turksib, accompanied by a specially composed soundtrack. The festival includes opportunities to meet the people behind the films, including panel discussions and audience Q&As.
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Film essay documenting fishermen's working conditions and sea trade.
A group of Lebanese women try to ease religious tensions between Christians and Muslims in their village.
The effects of globalisation in Indonesia’s rapidly changing society ripple into the life of a poor Christian woman living in the slums of Jakarta with her Muslim sons and teenage granddaughter.
Enchanting, magical tales told using silhouette animation and screened in 3D.
A troubled young man on day release from prison takes a job in a morgue and is inspired to go looking for the mother who abandoned him as a baby.
A truck driver agrees to transport a woman and her baby, not anticipating the change it may bring to his quiet life.
Jafar Panahi's postcard from Iran.
Eugene prefers a life of dreams to everyday reality in surrealist animator Jan Švankmajer's extension of one of his own dreams.
Set during the American-Philippine war as the head of a bario has to answer to both the Americans and the Filipino patriots, with deadly consequences.
A bold young Karimojong boy digs in the ground to unearth a curse his tribal elders once put on education.
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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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