SCHOOL LIFE

Dir: Neasa Ní Chianáin & David Rane

Amanda and John teach English and Rock ’n Roll at a Hogwarts-like Irish boarding school. This eccentric couple have worked magic in hilarious fashion on children for nearly 50 years, but leaving is the hardest lesson to learn.  

SCHOOL LIFE + Q&A

Dir: Neasa Ní Chianáin & David Rane

Amanda and John teach English and Rock ’n Roll at a Hogwarts-like Irish boarding school. This eccentric couple have worked magic in hilarious fashion on children for nearly 50 years, but leaving is the hardest lesson to learn.  

STEP

Dir: Amanda Lipitz

An uplifting and vibrant film following an inner city Baltimore high school Step team. Under the guidance of their mothers and mentors, the ‘Lethal Ladies’ step team fight against the odds and use their dancing as a way to express themselves, unite their peers and keep chasing their dreams.

SONITA

Dir: Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami

Sonita Alizadeh, a strong-willed teenager who idolises Rihanna and Michael Jackson, is an aspiring rapper, in spite of all the obstacles she confronts in Iran and from her conservative Afghan family. She is an undocumented Afghan refugee in Tehran, and her family has other plans for her.

SHADOW WORLD

Dir: Johan Grimonprez

Stitching together archive footage of historical events, recent interviews with political experts and an eerily nostalgic soundtrack, Shadow World is the masterful documentary from Johan Grimonprez that exposes the depths of corruption within the global arms trade.

SHERPA

Dir: Jennifer Peedom

In April last year, a 14 million ton block of ice killed 16 Sherpas in the worst tragedy ever on Everest. The disaster provoked a drastic reappraisal about the role of Sherpas on the mountain. This film tells their story for the first time.

SHERPA + Q&A

Dir: Jennifer Peedom

In April last year, a 14 million ton block of ice killed 16 Sherpas in the worst tragedy ever on Everest. The disaster provoked a drastic reappraisal about the role of Sherpas on the mountain. This film tells their story for the first time.