- Films and events
In-your-face and arresting – stories that take you out of your comfort zone.
4 Feet High
17-year-old Juana is determined to lose her virginity and won’t let her wheelchair hold her back, in this delightful Argentinian web series.
All Is Vanity
Marcos Mereles’ archly funny, endlessly inventive and reflexive puzzle piece explores a strange disappearance at a hip London fashion shoot.
As in Heaven
Anchored by an award-worthy performance from its young lead, Tea Lindeburg’s feature debut is a fresh, visceral and defiantly female vision of the past.
Lorenzo Vigas’s second feature offers an unusual coming-of-age tale where the exploitative contradictions of contemporary global capitalism are brutally exposed.
Bold, iconoclastic and resolutely celebrating the power of difference, Clara Sola is a beautiful, atmospheric and imaginative tale of self-discovery that delights in nature’s minutiae and magic.
Curse of the Chippendales
The bizarre true story behind the rise and fall of the world’s most famous exotic dance troupe from the Oscar-winning producer of Searching for Sugarman and Man on Wire.
French cinema’s dream weaver Lucile Hadžihalilović returns with her latest eerie vision, about a child with teeth of ice and her anxious guardian.
Les Enfants Terribles
A Turkish family is on the brink of implosion when the younger generation try to break free from patriarchy and traditional values, in this engrossing documentary.
Historya Ni Ha
Lav Diaz’s sharp political fable testifies to the ongoing reality of exploitation, channelled through Ha, a ventriloquist’s puppet who embodies art’s redemptive potential.
A package of keepsakes from 1980s wartime Beirut arrives in contemporary Montreal, in this stylish intergenerational drama from acclaimed directors Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige.
A raw, in-your-face drama that offers a glimpse of life within a residential care home for at-risk teenage girls.
Dénes Nagy’s riveting drama follows a lieutenant in a Hungarian special unit as he hunts partisans in occupied Soviet Union during the Second World War.
In a village in Southern India, Pedro, an outcast and a drunk, accidentally kills a cow and sets off a revelatory chain of events that pit him against the entire community.
A comic book artist contracts flu during an epidemic and subsequently embarks on a strange journey through Russian society.
The Tsugua Diaries
A collaboration between Miguel Gomes and Maureen Fazendeiro, this joyful and elaborately constructed work finds us counting the days of lockdown in the Portuguese countryside.
A sci-fi of our time, Natalia Almada’s stunning documentary considers how an imitation of life is becoming second nature.
Vengeance Is Mine, All Others Pay Cash
Indonesian director Edwin’s dizzying film adaptation of Eka Kurniawan’s acclaimed novel, about an impotent aspiring assassin, is a bracingly unusual genre hybrid.