Acacias
A truck driver agrees to transport a woman and her baby, not anticipating the change it may bring to his quiet life.
Amigo
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.
Breathing
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.

D

The Forgotten Space
Film essay documenting fishermen's working conditions and sea trade.

M

Position Among The Stars
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.

R

Surviving Life
Eugene prefers a life of dreams to everyday reality in surrealist animator Jan Švankmajer's extension of one of his own dreams.
Tales Of The Night
Enchanting, magical tales told using silhouette animation and screened in 3D.
This Is Not A Film
Jafar Panahi's postcard from Iran.
Unearthing The Pen
A bold young Karimojong boy digs in the ground to unearth a curse his tribal elders once put on education.

V

When A Woman Ascends The Stairs
A middle aged hostess struggles to preserve her virtue as she faces financial difficulty and a critical life decision.
Where Do We Go Now?
A group of Lebanese women try to ease religious tensions between Christians and Muslims in their village.
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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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Sundance Film Festival
World's best known celebration of independent film

Palm Springs International Film Festival
The first major festival of the year.

Abertoir
Horror returns to the hills - and the valleys - for another year

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
International film festival with a particular focus on Eurasian cinema

Made In Prague
Czech film showcase

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