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15 November 2019
Dramatisation of a friendship that shaped motor racing in the Sixties.
A gang boss survives an attack by a serial killer and works with a detective to try and track him down.
The intrepid creator of the documentary That Sugar Film sets off on another journey, this time to scour the world for solutions and measures to combat climate change.
08 November 2019
Werner Herzog interviews Mikhail Gorbachev and captures the human side of a world leader as he recalls his relationships with Reagan and Thatcher, his beloved wife Raisa and his dashed dream of lasting change.
07 November 2019
Story of the union official with mob ties, Frank Sheeran, and the part he claims to have played in the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa.
04 November 2019
In 1862, daredevil pilot joins up with a meteorologist in a bid to fly higher than any human in history and they find themselves on an adventure.
01 November 2019
A hard-up delivery driver and his wife struggle to get by in modern-day England.
Explores the impact of movie sound through insight from cinema’s biggest directors and their go-to sonic collaborators.
When a woman seeking funds for an Indian orphanage heads to NYC to meet a wealthy benefactor, the past collides with the present.
A woman living in New York takes control of her life – one city block at a time.
Documentary about the two years leading to Yves Saint Laurent's final fashion collection.
25 October 2019
A recently widowed young mother will go to any lengths to protect her children as she seeks the truth behind her husband's murder.
When a group of old friends spend the night telling stories of murders, ghosts, zombies and possessions they soon become aware of another tale unfolding around them. And this one is real.
A young man contemplates suicide after losing someone close to him. He never feels that it’s possible to share his feelings until a care home owner Jeff becomes a source of support and a flirtation with a single mother presents a reason to choose life.
When Alexandre learns that the priest who abused him as a boy is still working with children, he and other victims take action against the perpetrator.
On a faraway mountaintop, eight kids with guns watch over a hostage and a conscripted milk cow.
A starlet finds herself in unfamiliar territory when she appears in a film about disfigurement that features real disabled people.
23 October 2019
A documentary about the lives lost to the Troubles in Northern Ireland.
18 October 2019
The Disney villain battles to save her realm.
Behind the scenes with Israeli global gay-porn sensation and self-admitted mama’s boy Jonathan Agassi during his first eight years in the business.
The true story of British Intelligence whistleblower Katharine Gun, who prior to the 2003 Iraq invasion leaked a top-secret memo.
Eight teenage girls find themselves trapped in an endless birthday party after an earthquake.
The story of a community of black people in the American South during the summer 2017, when a string of brutal killings of black men sent shockwaves throughout the country.
A drama about the hopelessly intertwined world of publishing.
11 October 2019
An African-American preacher is targeted by the FBI.
A hospital psychiatrist's own sanity is pushed to the edge when a frightened amnesiac patient insists that he has died and brought something terrible back from the other side.
06 October 2019
Solidarity looks at blacklisting in the construction industry where thousands of workers were denied employment for involvement in trade union activism and workplace disputes.
04 October 2019
Biopic focusing on the life of Judy Garland six months before her death.
Origin story of Batman's arch nemesis.
Eight children rescued from a concentration camp, find themselves under siege from a freshly pack of former camp guard dogs.
27 September 2019
A boy steals a painting in the wake of a terror attack, a decision that will go on to shape his life.
The true story of white supremacist skinhead Bryon Widner and his attempts to leave his extreme right-wing past behind.
20 September 2019
A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family’s decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one last time.
18 September 2019
An astronaut travels to the outer edge of the solar system in a bid to find his missing father and ensure the survival of the planet.
13 September 2019
A serial killer with multiple personalities takes on the cops who have caught him.
A group of strippers hatch a plan to fleece their clientele.
A young woman's struggles with love, war and motherhood over the span of five years in Syria.
A fresh-faced Texan arrives in New York, determined to become the new stud in town. His plan to woo the wealthy ladies of Manhattan is as naive as it is ridiculous but along the way he finds an unlikely ally in a seedy, small time con man who dreams of escaping to Florida.
When nomadic beekeepers break Honeyland's basic rule (take half of the honey, but leave half to the bees), the last female beehunter in Europe must save the bees and restore natural balance.
From a young age, Jill has acted as the responsible adult in her small family. She cares for her loving but mentally unstable mother and her younger brother. The news that their estranged father will be visiting on Jill's birthday gives the children much needed hope.
A recently released convict finds himself trapped between his urban criminal past and his new life on probation as the only black man in a conservative white Wisconsin farming town.
06 September 2019
When a champion Olympic swimmer utters a homophobic slur on national television, he is forced to become the reluctant coach of the Shiny Shrimps, a flamboyant and outrageous water polo team in training for the Gay Games in Croatia.
With winter approaching in the valley, reserves for the cold season are of utmost importance. When a small ladybird gets trapped inside a shipment heading for the Caribbean, however, their father must set off on a heroic overseas journey to rescue his beloved offspring.
Violence is sparked on the eve of Argentina's dictatorship.
30 August 2019
The village druid enlists the help of Asterix and Obelix to find a young druid to share his secrets with.
Martin is a cove fisherman whose brother has started using their father’s boat to shuttle tourists, soon causing latent familial tensions to explode.
The untold origin story behind Ridley Scott’s Alien – rooted in Greek and Egyptian mythologies, underground comics, the art of Francis Bacon, and the dark visions of Dan O’Bannon and HR Giger.
A quiet film student begins finding her voice as an artist while navigating a turbulent courtship with a charismatic but untrustworthy man.
23 August 2019
As the eternal fight between Nekromancers and their nemeses rages on, they’ve become locked in a new type of cyber warfare. An app is being designed to send the soul of any user to hell. The fate of all mankind now rests on the shoulders of a sanitation worker and his best friend.
A film director reflects on the choices he's made in life as past and present come crashing down around him.
Decisive moments Evelyn Schels on Marina Abramovic, Sigalit Landau, Shirin Neshat and Katharina Sieverding in Body Of Truth
Sense memories Robert Tinnell on Feast Of The Seven Fishes and family memories
Keeping his word Michael Apted in conversation on 63 Up
Talking about juxtapositions Thom Powers on dreams, fashion, identity, nature and bright spotlights in DOC NYC
Dedicated to DA Pennebaker Thom Powers on Martin Scorsese, Michael Apted, the Masters and Winner’s Circle in the tenth edition
EIFF goes coastal Free Film Fest on the Forth announced
We've recently been at the Valencia Film Festival, New York's NewFest, the Cambridge Film Festival, the New York Film Festival, the London Film Festival, the Iris Prize Festival in Cardiff, Manchester's Grimmfest, the Scottish Queer International Film Festival and the San Sebastian Film Festival.
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