Journey

Whether it’s the voyage or the destination, these films transport you and shift your perspective.

 

 

Citizen Ashe

The ultimate origin story, Arthur Ashe was not only a pioneer within the world of tennis but a revolutionary social activist for many global causes.

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The Crossing

This groundbreaking animation, using oil paint on glass, follows two youngsters who flee for their national border when they find themselves in danger.

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Fires

Eliza Scanlen stars in this Australian series about the catastrophic bushfires that swept across the country in 2019-2020, leaving devastation in their wake.

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Freda

Gessica Généus’s debut follows a strong-willed young woman struggling to decide whether to leave the violence of Haiti for the chance of a better life.

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Holgut

Liesbeth De Ceulaer’s hybrid film captures the otherworldly landscape of Yakutia with its fast-melting permafrost and in doing so asks vital questions about extinction.

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Luzzu

Writer-director-editor Alex Camilleri’s powerful neorealist drama is a rare home-grown Maltese production.

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Mothers of the Revolution

This rousing documentary revisits one of the longest protests in history: Greenham Common’s peace camp, where thousands of women fought against nuclear proliferation.

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Mr Bachmann and His Class

Winner of the Silver Bear at the Berlin Film Festival, Maria Speth’s enjoyable and profoundly moving documentary searches for the true meaning of home and community.

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Nudo Mixteco

A trio of intersecting narratives show three indigenous women challenging the toxicity of a patriarchal culture that all too often sanctions abuse and injustice.

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Passing

In Rebecca Hall’s exquisite directorial debut, two childhood friends are reunited as adults in 1920s New York, with one of them now passing as white.

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A River Runs, Turns, Erases, Replaces

Composed of exquisite wide shots, Shengze Zhu’s gripping, observational portrait of Wuhan offers a poetic reflection on the pandemic, set against the ever-changing Yangtze.

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The Sea Ahead

Expanding on his 2015 Palme d’Or winning short Waves 98, Ely Dagher’s compelling debut feature takes the pulse of present-day Beirut to extraordinarily prescient and chilling effect.

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Sediments

A group of Spanish trans women go on a road trip and share openly about their life experiences in this warm and honest documentary.

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The Wolf Suit

How much can you trust your childhood memories? Director Sam Firth investigates, sweeping her parents into the experiment and on a journey into the past.

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Wood and Water

Jonas Bak’s debut is a compassionate and precise record of a woman exploring Hong Kong and awakening to a new side of herself, performed by the director’s mother.

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