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8 Bar – The Evolution of Grime
This intriguing and expansive documentary looks at the complex history and impact of Grime, tracking its enormous influence and resonance on modern UK music and culture.
Mia Hansen-Løve (Eden, Things to Come) explores intersections between love and work, life and movies, and fact and fiction, in this satisfyingly complex romantic drama.
Marx Can Wait
A brave and enthralling autobiographical documentary from Italian filmmaker Marco Bellocchio, exploring the impact of his brother’s suicide on his family life and career.
Money Has Four Legs
Witty and provocative, Maung Sun’s confident feature debut takes us on a journey to the turbulent centre of the Burmese film world.
Omar Amiralay: Sorrow, Time, Silence
Veteran Syrian director Hala Alabdalla returns to LFF with a moving portrait of her late friend and pioneer of Arab non-fiction cinema.
Sadie Frost’s documentary debut pays electrifying homage to British fashion designer Mary Quant, who set the world alight in the 1960s.
The Real Charlie Chaplin
A stirring new take on the life and work of one the most elusive cinema icons, revealing a never-previously-broadcast interview.
Ripples of Life
Following Striding Into the Wind (LFF 2020), Wei Shujun returns with this impressive meta commentary on filmmaking that’s full of insight and deadpan humour.
The Storms of Jeremy Thomas
Affectionate, fascinating and unconventional documentary portrait examining the long and illustrious career of one of the UK’s most iconic producers, Jeremy Thomas.
The Story of Film: A New Generation
Mark Cousins returns with another journey across the landscape of film, examining what changes the 21st century has brought.
Following his acclaimed documentaries on Psycho, Alien and The Exorcist, Alexandre O Philippe turns to Monument Valley for his latest inspiration.
An inquisitive and deeply revealing journey on the tracks of the RER B, a suburban train crossing Paris from North to South.