- Films and events
Whether it’s the voyage or the destination, these films transport you and shift your perspective.
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.
This groundbreaking animation, using oil paint on glass, follows two youngsters who flee for their national border when they find themselves in danger.
Eliza Scanlen stars in this Australian series about the catastrophic bushfires that swept across the country in 2019-2020, leaving devastation in their wake.
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.
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.
Writer-director-editor Alex Camilleri’s powerful neorealist drama is a rare home-grown Maltese production.
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.
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.
A trio of intersecting narratives show three indigenous women challenging the toxicity of a patriarchal culture that all too often sanctions abuse and injustice.
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.
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.
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.
A group of Spanish trans women go on a road trip and share openly about their life experiences in this warm and honest documentary.
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.
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.