GUARDIANS OF THE EARTH + Q&A

Dir: Filip Antoni Malinowski

After 21 years of continuous failure in UN climate change negotiations, delegates from 195 nations meet for a last attempt to save our planet. Behind closed doors they must agree on the first global climate change agreement that will impact every human on earth.

GOD KNOWS WHERE I AM

Dir: Todd Wider & Jedd Wider

"Some of the most beautiful cinematography to ever be seen in a documentary. Pure poetry."  - Digital Journal

"God Knows Where I Am is one of those rare, beautiful films that has the courage to dwell in its own sadness. This is the kind of documentary that inspires." - Missoula Independent

GLEASON

Dir: Clay Tweel

At the age of 34, former NFL star Steve Gleason was diagnosed with ALS and given a life expectancy of two to five years. Weeks later, he learns that his wife, Michel, is pregnant with their first child.

GRAY MATTERS

Dir: Marco Orsini

Gray Matters explores the long, fascinating life and complicated career of architect and designer Eileen Gray, whose uncompromising vision defined and defied the practice of modernism in decoration, design and architecture.  

GORED

Dir: Ido Mizrahy

Antonio Barrera is the most gored bullfighter in modern history. He has been stabbed an incredible twenty-three times over the course of his career but now with a family to consider and a body that is broken, Barrera has decided to retire – but not before one final fight.

GREY GARDENS

Dir:  Albert Maysles & David Maysles & Ellen Hovde & Muffie Meyer

Another chance to see the Maysles brothers best loved film about a pair of reclusive New York socialites who live together in a dilapidated Hamptons mansion

GOING CLEAR

Dir: Alex Gibney

Going Clear is a provocative tale of ego, exploitation and lust for power. Director Alex Gibney profiles eight former Scientology members, shining a light on how the church cultivates its true believers and detailing their experiences.

Granny's Flags

Dir: Naziha Arebi

Haja Fatma, a mother to eight children, tells the tale of family life in Tripoli during the Libyan Revolution. Women, young and old, all contributed during these hostile months in their own unique way. A human portal into the acts of ordinary people in their hope for freedom.

Garry Kasparov is a living legend in the chess world, so powerful at his height that it took a crack team from IBM with a very big computer to defeat him in 1997. This David and Goliath battle, steeped in suspicion, paranoia and conspiracy theories, is an engrossing tale of ego, strategy and the limits of the human intelligence.

GASLAND

Dir: Josh Fox

It is happening all across America, rural landowners wake up one day to find a lucrative offer from an energy company wanting to lease their property. Reason? The company hopes to tap into a reservoir dubbed the "Saudi Arabia of natural gas."

GITMO - THE NEW RULES OF WAR

Dir: Erik Gandini & Tarik Saleh

What exactly is going on in 'Gitmo'? A former prisoner, the Swedish citizen Mehdi Ghezali, still does not want to talk about his time in Gitmo. As their quest for the truth continues the filmmakers path takes them via Abu Ghraib prison  to the world of war outsourcing, Romanian mercenaries and to the story of an American general and former commander at Guantanamo who was dismissed for being 'too nice.

GIGI, MONICA...AND BIANCA

Dir: Yasmina Abdellaoui & Benoît Dervaux

The films shows the life of Gigi and Monica. They are in love and live with a gang of other street children in the district surrounding the Northern Station in Bucarest. It would be more to the point to say they survive, from day to day, doing small, poorly paid jobs. They have learned to live with insecurity and marginalisation, yet enjoy their freedom with the carefree attitude of youth. Monica discovers she is pregnant and their precarious existence takes a sharp turn.

In Association With The London Children's Film Festival.

GEORGI AND THE BUTTERFLIES

Dir: Andrey Paounov

Bulgarian entrepreneur, eccentric and eternal optimist Dr. Georgi Lulchev attempts to turn around a mismanaged hospital for psychiatric patients. His dream is to create a farm where patients can raise snails, ostriches and pheasants, produce silk fibres and soy bread. Director Andrey Paounov films the ill-fated ideas which flow from Georgi's mind with affection and a keen eye for cinematic beauty; a charming and life-affirming tale.

In the summer of 2000, members of the Nobel Peace Prize nominated Voices in the Wilderness, a campaign to stop the economic sanctions against Iraq, committed an act of civil disobedience. Facing up to twelve years in jail and fines in excess of one-million dollars, the delegates went to live in Basra, Iraq with families who survive on the U.N. Oil for Food Program rations. Greetings from Missile Street shows ordinary people living in Iraq, who have paid the price under economic sanctions.

GREY GARDENS

Dir:  Albert Maysles & David Maysles & Ellen Hovde & Muffie Meyer

Another chance to see the Maysles brothers best loved film about a pair of reclusive New York socialites who live together in a dilapidated Hamptons mansion