Ae Fond Kiss (2004)
Dangerous liaison between a lapsed Irish Catholic and a first generation Pakistani Muslim.
The Angels' Share (2012)
A group of young offenders doing community service find inspiration in whisky.
Bread And Roses (2000)
Exploitation of Mexican immigrant labour among office cleaners in Los Angeles.
Cathy Come Home (1966)
Gritty socio-economic analysis of homelessness in Sixties Britain.
I, Daniel Blake (2016)
A carpenter suffering from ill health and a young single mum find themselves facing a wall of welfare bureacracy.
Jimmy's Hall (2014)
The story of political activist Jimmy Gralton, deported from Ireland during the country's Red Scare in the 1930s.
Kes (1969)
A young, English working-class boy spends his free time caring for and training his pet falcon.
Looking For Eric (2009)
A lonely postman, struggling to cope, turns to his hero Eric Cantona for advice, and the footballer magically appears to inspire him.
My Name Is Joe (1998)
A man struggles to do the right thing after years on the bottle.
The Navigators (2001)
South Yorkshire railwaymen are faced with privatisation.
Poor Cow (1967)
Working class life for young mother with criminal lovers in Sixties London. On reissue
Route Irish (2010)
One man’s search for the truth behind the death of his best friend leads him into the murky underworld of contracted military mercenaries in Iraq.
The Spirit Of '45 (2013)
A documentary about the spirit of unity that developed in the UK during the Second World War and contributed to the formation of the Welfare State.
Sorry We Missed You (2019)
A hard-up delivery driver and his wife struggle to get by in modern-day England.
Sweet Sixteen (2002)
Scottish teenager becomes drug dealer to give his mum, who is in jail, a proper home.
Tickets (2005)
Three international film directors take a train to Rome and tell stories of love, loss and the beautiful game.
The Wind That Shakes The Barley (2006)
The budding years of the IRA as country boys oppose the brutal suppression of the Black & Tans
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