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A Bunch Of Amateurs

A bunch of amateur film-makers, with nothing left to lose, tackle one of Hollywood's greatest musicals in order to save their beloved Bradford Film Club.

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The Painter And The Thief

Desperate for answers about the theft of her 2 paintings, a Czech artist seeks out and befriends the career criminal who stole them. After inviting her thief to sit for a portrait, the two form an improbable relationship and an inextricable bond that will forever link these lonely souls.

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Shinjuku Boys

Shinjuku Boys introduces three onnabes who work as hosts at the New Marilyn Club in Tokyo. Onnabes are women who live as men and have girlfriends, although they don't usually identify as lesbians.

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Boniface Mwangi is daring and audacious, and recognised as Kenya's most provocative photojournalist. But as a father of three young children, these qualities create tremendous turmoil between him and his wife Njeri. When he wants to run for political office, he is forced to choose: country or family?

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Jawline follows 16-year-old Austyn Tester, a rising star in the live-broadcast ecosystem who built his following on wide-eyed optimism and teen girl lust, as he tries to escape a dead-end life in rural Tennessee.

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Midnight Family

In Mexico City’s wealthiest neighborhoods, the Ochoa family runs a private ambulance, competing with other for-profit EMTs for patients in need of urgent help. As they try to make a living in this cutthroat industry, the Ochoas struggle to keep their financial needs from compromising the people in their care.

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Welcome To Chechnya

The searing documentary Welcome To Chechnya chronicles the current anti-LGBTQ campaign raging in the Russian republic of Chechnya and shadows the LGBTQ activists who risk unimaginable peril to rescue victims from a targeted campaign of torture and brutality.

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Hla and Nyo Nyo live in a country torn by conflict. Hla is a Buddhist and the owner of a makeshift medical clinic in western Myanmar, where the Rohingya (a Muslim minority community) are persecuted and denied basic rights. Nyo Nyo is a Muslim and an apprentice midwife who acts as an assistant and translator at the clinic. Her family has lived in the area for generations, yet they are still considered intruders. Encouraged and challenged by Hla, who risks her own safety daily by helping Muslim patients, Nyo Nyo is determined to become a steady health care provider for her community. Snow Hnin Ei Hlaing’s remarkable feature debut was filmed over five turbulent years in a country that has long been exoticized and misunderstood. The filmmaker’s gentle, impartial gaze grants unique access to these courageous women who unite to bring forth life. Filled with love, empathy, and hope, Midwives offers a rare insight into the complex reality of Myanmar and its people.

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Divorce Iranian Style

Divorce Iranian Style is a documentary film directed by Kim Longinotto and Ziba Mir-Hosseini. It is set in a small courtroom in central Tehran, and follows a number of women who come before a non-plussed judge and in turn use whatever they can - reason, argument, charm, outrage, pleas for sympathy, patience, and wit - to get what they each need. There are four main characters: Massy, who wants to divorce her inadequate husband; Ziba, an outspoken 16-year-old who proudly stands up to her 38-year-old husband and his family; Jamileh, who brings her husband to court to teach him a lesson; and Maryam, remarried and desperate to regain custody of her two daughters.

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Forget Me Not

An emotional and raw documentary about three young South Korean women who has to make a choice of weather to keep their child or give it up for adoption, while they are staying at a shelter for unwed mothers. The film offers a unique look into South Korean society and into the conditions for vulnerable women and their children - all seen through the eyes of the director who herself was adopted from South Korea.

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Dark Days

For years, a homeless community took root in a train tunnel beneath New York City, braving dangerous conditions and perpetual night. Dark Days explores this surprisingly domestic subterranean world, unearthing a way of life unimaginable to those above. Through stories simultaneously heartbreaking, hilarious, intimate, and off the cuff, tunnel dwellers reveal their reasons for taking refuge and their struggle to survive underground. Filmed in striking black and white with a crew comprised of the tunnel’s inhabitants and scored by legendary turntablist DJ Shadow, Dark Days is a soulful and enduring document of life on the fringe.

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The Workers Cup

Inside the labor camps of Qatar, African and Asian migrant workers building the facilities of the 2022 World Cup compete in a football tournament of their own.

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Acasa - My Home

In the wilderness of the Bucharest Delta, an abandoned water reservoir just outside the bustling metropolis, the Enache family lived in perfect harmony with nature for two decades, sleeping in a hut on the lakeshore, catching fish barehanded, and following the rhythm of the seasons. When this area is transformed into a public national park, they are forced to leave behind their unconventional life and move to the city, where fishing rods are replaced by smartphones and idle afternoons are now spent in classrooms.

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Alec Gill - Hessle Road

Alec Gill, 75, has been taking pictures of England's Hessle Road area in Hull since he first trained his camera lens on the city's St. Andrews fish dock in 1971. He describes himself as "tourist in his own town" and an "unwitting" chronicler of the local fishing industry's decline, which he has recorded in 6,630 images of the area and its people over the decades. The photographer, who was born in Hull's Old Town, had several spells of work in the shipping and forwarding industry in the 1960s but did not like office life and often took to travelling and taking photographs.

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Yoshiichi Hara - Stripper Zukan

Since 1975 Yoshiichi Hara has made more than fifteen hundred photographs of strip-tease artists – and Stripper Zukan is regarded as the starting point of this lifelong project.

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Art of Repair

Comedian Stewart Lee narrates a unique and touching insight into life in London’s East End.

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Barry Lewis - Soho

By 1990 gentrification and rent rises had begun to destroy much of the exotic ambience, slowed down by the arrival of the gay community and the transformative power of the vibrant “pink pound”.

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I ♥ NY

The I love NY logo is so ubiquitous in New York today that it feels hard to imagine it actually being designed. Surely it has always been there, offering New Yorkers and tourists the chance to proclaim their love for the city?

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Bruce Gilden - Facing New York

The cast of characters in Bruce Gilden’s theatre of the street is outrageous. Sometimes tawdry and out of this world, they are mostly mysterious. To Gilden and his fellow New Yorkers, they’re just neighbours. In broad and simple terms, and with great expressive authority, Gilden has captured the uniquely individualistic, self-styled New York personality on the run. In Gilden’s world, no-one is on the margins of centre stage, they are all star players.

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The Flats

A stunning documentary short by New York City-based director Jake Oleson. Shot in the Cape Flats of Cape Town, South Africa over the course of three days, “The Flats” explores what life is like for the residents that live there.

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Joseph-Philippe Bevillard - Irish Travellers

Mincéirs are a traditionally nomadic ethnic minority indigenous to Ireland, referred to by the Irish Government and the settled population as Irish Travellers.

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The Sprinter Factory

Meet the girls running as fast as they can to be Jamaica’s new champions in a country that’s obsessed with its sprinters.

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Jill Freedman - Street Cops

One of the most important practitioners of her time, Freedman was a diligent street and documentary photographer who spent her life capturing the complexities of the day, with rare veracity and grace.

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Attracted to the alluring spectacle of the game, Italian-born filmmaker Carlotta Manaigo set out to get beneath the mask of one particular, and much loved, Luchador: Mistico.

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Daniel Arnold

The Brooklyn-based photographer spends eight to 12 hours a day snapping photos of people and speed-walking away before they can harass him. Much of his time is spent piercing New Yorkers' illusion of privacy, but he takes pictures wherever he goes.

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The Reasons

A documentary short about low income citizens in rural Florida who struggle with smoking related loss and addiction. Christy, Eric and Geremy have smoked since their early teens and lost loved ones yet they continue to spend up to 25% of their income on cigarettes. Each have their reasons to quit...but can't.

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Gaea Girls

This fascinating film follows the physically grueling and mentally exhausting training regimen of several young wanna-be GAEA GIRLS, a group of Japanese women wrestlers.

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Mark Neville

British artist Mark Neville works at the intersection of art, activism, and documentary, investigating the social function of photography.

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In this film, enviable images of fur coats and bottles of Dom Pérignon are juxtaposed against snapshots of burnt hash and broken boards. Lüdi comments, “By having acquaintances from both the luxurious and rebellious sides of St Moritz, I was able to create a film that visually translates the dichotomy between the two worlds.”

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Bruce Davidson - Subway

Bruce Davidson's classic book Subway is an extraordinarily visceral record of the city in the 1980s.

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NYC, 1981

NYC, 1981 is an original short documentary featuring stories from one of the most dangerous years on record for New York City.

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Paul Reas - I Can Help

I Can Help, a title taken from badges worn by supermarket staff, is a series of thirty large colour photographs about Britain's post-industrial consumer boom.

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The Magic of Chess

In the short documentary The Magic of Chess, a cadre of pint-size chess champions reveals how the practice has enriched their lives.

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Shin Noguchi

Shin Noguchi, born 1976 in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, is an award winning street photographer based in Kamakura and Tokyo, Japan.

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There are currently between 60 and 70 castell teams (colles) in Catalonia, some of which appear at large, bi-annual competitions in Tarragona, Spain.

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Taishu Engeki

Stepping into a taishū engeki show is like being welcomed into a wild and flamboyant secret society.

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Rabbit Hunt

In parts of the Florida Everglades, there’s a tradition that dates back to the early 20th century in which young men – and now young women – use nothing but sticks and quick reflexes to hunt rabbits at the margins of sugar plantations.

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Zed Nelson - Gun Nation

Gun Nation is a moving and provocative collection of portraits of gun owners and gun culture created in the immediate aftermath of the Columbine massacre.

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Kai Fusayoshi

After a fire destroyed his life's work, Japanese photographer Kai Fusayoshi was ready to give up. But a body of work remains, reflecting on happier times and his incredible career.

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We The Bathers

We the Bathers is a visually beautiful and emotive short documentary featuring fourteen people across the globe. Each story and person is unique, but they share one common connection. Water.

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Martin Parr - The Last Resort

Parr’s most enduring photographs of the British coast were taken between 1983 and 1985, when he visited the Liverpool beach resort of New Brighton.

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Los Angeles-based director and photographer Liza Mandelup takes a look at the new era of social media fuelled fangirls. Mandelup captures human nature in a world growing increasingly dependent on technology to feel connected. Adolescence is hard, but “fangirls” have found solace and companionship in the people they follow on a daily basis.

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Greg Girard - Heart of Darkness - Kowloon's Walled City

Until 1993, there stood a structure in Hong Kong like no other. On a small plot of land in Kowloon, a mass of buildings stretched skywards, interconnecting like a jungle canopy to form a single dense block. Reaching 14 storeys, its facade glowed with the fluorescent lights of hundreds of tiny apartments and shops. Packed inside were schools, workplaces, medical clinics, and factories; places of worship, relaxation, and hedonism – and more than 35,000 inhabitants living on top of one another.

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Dambe - Elephant Food Is For The Strongest Teeth

Elephant Food is For the Strongest Teeth is a passion project born out of two friends shared love of film, music and boxing.

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Tom Wood - Bus Odyssey

Bus Odyssey is a body of work built up during Wood’s near 20 year project photographing from local buses in Liverpool.

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Tungrus - The Pet Chicken From Hell

In a cramped suburban apartment in Mumbai, an eccentric patriarch and his family consider killing and eating their hell-raising pet rooster, so that they can reclaim their normal lives.

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Rocket Wars

The custom of the Rocket Wars, whose roots go back centuries, uses shots of homemade fireworks (rockets) between the two largest parishes of the area, Agios Markos and Panagia Erythiani. In recent years, the number of rockets produced has reached several thousand, and the spectacle they present in the spring sky on the night of the Resurrection is truly spectacular.

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“IVRY” is a profile documentary about Ivry Hall, a young man from the South Side of Chicago who boxes, and teaches boxing to the younger kids in the neighbourhood.

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Keith Haring: Street Art Boy

International art sensation, Keith Haring, blazed a trail through the legendary art scene of 1980s New York and revolutionised the worlds of pop culture and fine art. This fascinating and compelling film - told using previously unheard interviews that form the narrative of the documentary - is the definitive story of the artist in his own words.

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London Edinburgh London

London Edinburgh London follows a group of cyclists from around the world on a remarkable feat of endurance. Travelling over 1400km, our unlikely and eccentric heroes are not only tested physically, but face the mental challenge, "can I push myself further, can I go one more day?". This is a documentary about what happens when you push the limits of cycling.

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Hitman Hart: Wrestling with Shadows

It’s 1997, and the World Wrestling Federation is facing fierce competition from Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling. When the legendary Bret “The Hitman” Hart is offered a lucrative opportunity to jump ship to the WCW, WWF mastermind Vince McMahon appeals to his sense of loyalty and lures him back with a 20-year contract. But when McMahon abruptly reneges on the deal, Hart reconnects with the competition, paving the way for one of the most notorious events in the history of professional wrestling: the Montreal Screwjob. Widely hailed as the greatest wrestling documentary of all time, Hitman Hart: Wrestling with Shadows is an engrossing look at the life and career of Bret Hart and the Hart dynasty. Granted unprecedented access to the secret world of wrestling, director Paul Jay presents a real-world narrative far more dramatic than any story created for the ring.

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Blue Bag Life

Kim Longinotto

Kim Longinotto is a British documentary film maker, well known for making films that highlight the plight of female victims of oppression or discrimination. Longinotto has made more than 20 films, usually featuring inspiring women and girls at their core.

David France

David France is an American investigative reporter, non-fiction author, and filmmaker. He is a former Newsweek senior editor, and has published in New York magazine, The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, GQ, and others. France, who is gay, is best known for his investigative journalism on LGBTQ topics.

Benjamin Ree

Benjamin Ree is a Norwegian director and cinematographer of several documentaries, including Magnus, The Painter and the Thief, and Ibelin.

Luke Lorentzen

Luke Lorentzen is an Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker and a graduate of Stanford University's department of Art and Art History. His most recent film, Midnight Family, tells the story of a family-run ambulance business in Mexico City.

Lisa Selby

Blue Bag Life, Lisa Selby’s intimate documentary about her mother’s death, inspired the film-makers to adopt a new, more collective way of working

Radu Ciorniciuc

Acasă, My Home is a 2020 German/Romanian/Finnish documentary film directed by Radu Ciorniciuc. The film is about nine children and their parents who lived in harmony with nature in the wilderness of the Bucharest Delta for 20 years until they are chased out and forced to adapt to life in the big city.

Marc Singer

Brit director Marc Singer's documentary follows the lives of homeless people who found shelter in disused underground tunnels in Midtown Manhattan. After relocating to New York, Singer met and befriended a number of the city's homeless population, who revealed to him how and where they live. Intrigued, the director decided to go and both share and chronicle their lives in an abandoned Amtrack tunnel near Pennsylvania Station.

Cine Nouveau

Cinenouveau is located in Kujo, Nishi-ku, Osaka City. Known as a culinary capital, Kujo is a warm town with a traditional downtown atmosphere in Osaka City, a major metropolis in the Kansai region.


An art-house specialist with a lifespan of over two decades, playing independent films from Europe and Asia, and in a new location since January 2006.


Demachiza is an independent cinema located in Kyoto's hip Northern district of Demachiyanagi. Housed inside a traditional indoor shopping street, or 'shoutengai', Demachiza is a cinema, book shop and cafe.

Cinema Skhole

Cinema Skhole is an intimate theatre, opened in 1983 by director Koji Wakamatsu, and screens independent movies from Asia and beyond.

Ryan Laney

On Welcome to Chechnya, VFX supervisor Ryan Laney introduced game-changing tools with huge implications for the future of documentary filmmaking.