A Northern Soul glimpses Hull as it transforms into the City of Culture 2017 and its people hoping for change. Made by acclaimed director and Hull man Sean McAllister, the documentary is a close-up look at ongoing urban regeneration through the eyes of those living through it.
Using experimental, rhythmic editing of archive performance footage to hypnotic effect, this new documentary from former student Jake Meginsky approaches the story behind the internationally renowned avant-garde percussionist Milford Graves.
One of the most innovative sound designers of his time, Conny Plank pioneered ‘Kraut-rock’ and ‘neue deutsche welle’ from his sound studio near Cologne. Here, director Stephan Plank picks up the thread of his father’s legacy on a journey to rediscover Conny’s impact on music history.
A delightful and personal diary/documentary of people who exist by utilising the things others regard as useless in modern society. This is a witty and gently humanist film from a veteran of the 60s French new wave.
Returning to the beaches which have been part of her life, Agnès stages herself amongst excerpts of her films' images and reportages. She shares her story with humour and emotion from her early days as an independent filmmaker, and her life with Jacques Demy through to the present day.
The story of the Palestinian resistance leader Naila Ayesh, offers a window in the history of a fierce, relentless and discerning network of Palestinian women who led a civil resistance movement during the First Intifada in 1987.
The latest film from legendary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman, Ex Libris invites you to spend three hours behind the scenes at the New York Public Library, one of the world’s greatest institutions of learning.