MOUNTAIN

Dir: Jennifer Peedom

This gloriously cinematic essay chronicles the spellbinding attraction of mountains and humanity’s desire to scale their heights. Mountain is an ode to the beauty, mystery, and power of the world’s highest peaks.

MOTHERLAND

Dir: Ramona S. Diaz

Motherland takes us into the heart of the world’s busiest maternity hospital in one of the most populous countries: The Philippines. An intimate and heart-warming vérité portrait of women taking the first steps on their journey of motherhood.

MACHINES

Dir: Rahul Jain

Inside a sprawling textile factory, Machines observes the lives of workers consumed by monotonous manual labour in degrading conditions. The film weaves an evocative and relentless portrait of inequality, oppression and the huge divide between rich and poor. 

MAGNUS

Dir: Benjamin Ree

Magnus is the inspirational true story of the Norwegian boy who, in his early twenties, managed to achieve and maintain the highest rating in chess history, going on to become the greatest chess champion of modern times. 

MR GAGA

Dir: Tomer Heymann

Ohad Naharin, artistic director of the Batsheva Dance Company, is regarded as one of the most important choreographers in the world. Meeting him at a critical turning point in his personal life...

MOTLEY'S LAW

Dir: Nicole Horanyi

Kimberley Motley is the only foreign lawyer, not to mention the only woman, working in Afghanistan’s corrupt, complicated legal system. For over five years, human rights cases and troubled expats motivated her to stay, but time is running out.

MERU

Dir: Jimmy Chin & Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi

After suffering a series of dramatic setbacks in their lives, three close friends and professional climbers confront their complicated pasts, inner demons and nature’s harshest elements in an attempt to conquer the Mount Meru.

MAVIS!

Dir: Jessica Edwards

Gospel / soul music legend and civil rights icon Mavis Staples has been thrilling her fans for over 60 years, performing with her family as The Staple Singers, and later as a solo artist. Mavis! tells her story and captures her irrepressible zest for music, performing and life.