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Riveting films that amplify, scrutinise, argue and surprise.
A high-intensity political drama/satire from Israeli director Nadav Lapid, about a filmmaker coming face-to-face with his conscience and the state of a nation’s culture.
All These Sons
The second collaboration from Academy Award-nominees Bing Liu and Joshua Altman is an urgent document of two community groups in Chicago that empower young Black men.
Between Two Worlds
Juliette Binoche plays an undercover reporter investigating the conditions faced by France’s working women in this insightful, involving drama.
BURN IT DOWN!
Exactly 30 years after the original Woodstock, festival organisers attempted to replicate that summer of love vibe. However, times had changed and a new cultural zeitgeist raged.
Best Director Oscar winner Barry Levinson and Emmy-winning writer and showrunner Danny Strong take aim at Big Pharma in this dynamic series starring Michael Keaton.
ear for eye
At times furious, joyous and moving, debbie tucker green’s adaptation of her acclaimed play on racial injustice in the UK and USA is nothing short of mesmerising.
The First Wave
When the Covid-19 pandemic struck, hospital staff found themselves on the front line. This essential film documents the first wave as experienced by New York City’s emergency medical workers.
Asghar Farhadi’s signature cinematic web-weaving is deployed to captivating effect in his Cannes Grand Prix-winning drama – a reflection on the grey line between right and wrong.
The Hole in the Fence
The politics of privilege are brutally dissected in a striking coming-of-age tale that exposes the fault lines and schisms of contemporary Mexican society.
An environmental disaster is brewing in New Delhi and this unsettling documentary details the profound impact of pollution and climate change.
Leave No Traces
After the brutal killing of a Polish student by security police in 1983, the State’s supposedly ‘independent’ legal system finds itself under intense political pressure.
Little Palestine, Diary of a Siege
Yarmouk Camp in Damascus, Syria, was once home to the largest concentration of Palestinian refugees. Abdallah Al-Khatib’s record of its brutal siege is vital viewing.
The parents of two boys involved in a school shooting strive for closure in this riveting feature debut from writer-director Fran Kranz.
The Neutral Ground
In this bitingly satirical and deeply personal documentary, CJ Hunt traces the troubled history of Confederate monuments in America.
An assistant medical professor faces her own #MeToo moment when she discovers that her colleague has assaulted one of her students, in this gripping feminist drama from Bangladesh.
Welcome to Spain
Spain is viewed through the eyes of recently arrived immigrants, revealing an acute perspective on the refugee experience.