Genre: Documentary

  • Seaside Special

    Seaside Special

    Funny, entertaining doc exploring British cultural identity: a Norfolk coastal resort prepares for the 2019 summer season and the UK’s last original end-of-the-pier variety show.

  • Name Me Lawand

    Name Me Lawand

    Inspirational documentary charting, with a striking visual style, the journey of a profoundly deaf child refugee seeking to communicate and be understood.

  • All That Breathes

    All That Breathes

    After a successful world premiere at the 2022 Sundance Festival, Shaunak Sen’s documentary on two brothers who tend injured Black Kites in New Delhi went on to pick up major awards at Cannes and the London Film Festival, and was nominated for both the Oscars and BAFTAs. Focusing on a particular ecological crisis in the…

  • Eric Ravilious: Drawn to War

    Eric Ravilious: Drawn to War

    Eric Ravilious, painter, illustrator and designer, came from a poor background but was taught by leading artists Paul Nash and Henry Moore. With his distinctive use of watercolour he created ethereally romantic landscapes of the British Isles.

  • Blind Ambition

    Blind Ambition

    An audience favourite at festivals, Blind Ambition ticks all the boxes for a feelgood underdog documentary, but the film’s popularity rests on more than dramatic clichés and familiar tropes about competitive spirit. It reflects a multi-faceted tale of refugees, urban violence and the eurocentrism of tasting (e.g. requiring a familiarity with strawberries), as much as…

  • White Riot

    White Riot

    In 1976, underground theatre activist Red Saunders co-founded Rock Against Racism to mount demonstrations and concerts against the growing influence of the far-right National Front. RAR brought together punk, ska, reggae and the new wave, joining and harnessing their creative energies in protest against racism, xenophobia and bigotry. Involving numerous RAR key players, Shah’s award-winning…

  • Talking About Trees

    Talking About Trees

    Once, they were acclaimed film directors; today they are virtually forgotten. Four members of the Sudanese Film Group decide that if the government will no longer let them make films, then at least they will try to show them. That means finding a venue, overcoming bureaucratic obstacles, and attracting a contemporary audience – all documented…

  • Honeyland

    Honeyland

    This surprise Sundance triple winner accompanies Hatidze Muratova, the last in a long line of wild beekeepers in northern Macedonia. The first film ever to be nominated for Oscars as both best documentary and best international feature film. Hatidze and her mother are the last inhabitants of an abandoned village in North Macedonia, where she…

  • For Sama

    For Sama

    Waad Al-Kateab started filming as a “citizen journalist” for Channel 4 News and won awards for her contribution to the series “Inside Aleppo.” (online at http://www.insidealeppo.com/ ) The 21-year old economics student first used a mobile phone, graduated to a camera and occasionally borrowed a drone. Friends’ amusement at her preoccupation changed when one of…

  • Faces Places

    Faces Places

    Unlikely couple 88 year-old director Agnes Varda and photographer and muralist JR (33) create a visual essay on the French in this quirkiest of road movies. Travelling throughout France with a box truck equipped with a portable photo booth and printing facility, they take photographs of the people they meet and places they see, and…

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