The lives of workers in the City of London during the recent financial meltdown, balancing sensitive portraits of diverse individuals striving to retain their dignity and humanity in the midst of the crisis.
Six years ago God told former rabbi, Philip Sharp, that he was to become a Hebrew king. Philip then decided to take seven women to be his wives and created a new Godly family...
A stark portrait of a town in decline. Brilliant juxstaposition between the scoff faced English day trippers searching for cheap booze, and the cold, snivelling asylum seekers existing on the streets. Thrown into the mix are two English ex pats, trying to make money against the odds.
Over one year, the film follows the 9 year-old Laura Anne and her 11 year-old cousin, Steven as they move towards the end of their childhoods...
Compassionate and illuminating documentary probing the attitudes of Barking's white residents toward their new immigrant neighbours.
A fascinating and intimate insight into the lives of people who have come to London from afar in order to seek a better life and struggled to make the city their home.
Marc Isaacs spent three months on the steps outside Highbury and Islington Magistrates' Court in London, talking to the people who were coming in and out.
Made over six years in the hotels of six different countries, Hotel Diaries charts the 'War on Terror' era of Bush and Blair through a seven-part series of video recordings that relate personal experiences to the ongoing conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq and Israel/Palestine.
Intimate psychological drama, one of the darkest offerings from the czech New Wave...
After years of separation, the filmmaker renews her relationship with her mother, Aïcha, now suffering from Alzheimer’s. From Brussels to Tangiers, the odyssey of a family marked by exile is evoked through discretion and confession, pain, separation, grief, and joy.
Dwi Sujanti Nugraheni's first feature-length documentary features a young couple's quotidian struggle to get by as they tend to their pig farm in an Indonesian village.
Rangkasbitung: A Piece of Tale is a piece of story which has been taken from two young men from Rangkasbitung – it’s a small town which has a distance 120 kilometers from the capital city of Jakarta.
At the centre of the story is a remarkably astute and luminous 12-year-old black girl whose poignant observations about life, the soul, and the power of art give voice to those rarely heard in society.
Alphée shares much in common with other five year olds. She likes to laugh, and to play and she has a vivid imagination. Unlike other kids, she has an extremely rare genetic disorder—Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome—that affects neuromuscular development...
The docu-fiction essay portrays self-taught but ambitious right-wing populists who long to play a high-stakes game and act as fictional characters, grey eminences or manly heroes.
A visual dreamscape of Prague streets, a hallucinatory vision of a world from the operating table for robotic heart surgeries, collaged together with the stories narrated by the mysterious Dr. B, who is a gifted surgeon at the centre of a conspiracy and a criminal ring trafficking in human parts, especially hearts.
The film exploits both dream and variations on free imagination to depict the theme of Toyen. It suggestively evokes the way in which this Surrealist painter broke down the borders between vision and reality in her daily existence, and the extent to which she experimented with her own life in order to penetrate the depths of her subconscious.
On 21 August 1968 Prague awoke to find itself occupied by Soviet forces. Director Jan Němec took it upon himself to walk the streets documenting the invasion...
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