Upcoming films & events

CANIBA

Dir: Lucien Castaing-Taylor & Véréna Paravel

The Japanese Avant-garde and Experimental Film Festival is proud to present the UK premiere of Véréna Paravel and Lucien Castaing-Taylor's (LeviathanCaniba – the latest project from the innovative Harvard Sensory Ethnography Lab.

COMPLICIT + Dir. Q&A

Dir: Heather White & Lynn Zhang

Complicit follows Chinese factory migrant worker-turned-activist Yi Yeting as he takes on the global electronic industry in a bid to defend the lives of millions of Chinese people from becoming terminally ill due to working conditions.

DOLORES

Dir: Peter Braat

Dolores Huerta is an indomitable civil rights activist largely forgotten by history. Director Peter Bratt sets the record straight with this intimate and energising documentary on her life and achievements.

JANE

Dir: Brett Morgen

Crafted from never-seen-before archive footage, acclaimed filmmaker Brett Morgen tells the extraordinary and inspiring story of British primatologist Jane Goodall and the profound effect the animals she loved had on her life. 

LOVE, CECIL

Dir: Lisa Immordino Vreeland

Love, Cecil tracks the illustrious career of the celebrated and sometimes controversial photographer and costume designer, Cecil Beaton, with equal amounts of affection and frankness.

MOUNTAIN

Dir: Jennifer Peedom

This gloriously cinematic essay chronicles the spellbinding attraction of mountains and humanity’s desire to scale their heights.

From award-winning filmmaker Jennifer Peedom, Mountain is an ode to the beauty, mystery, and power of the world’s highest peaks.

NO STONE UNTURNED

Dir: Alex Gibney

In 1994, six men were gunned down in a pub while watching a World Cup soccer match in Loughinisland, Northern Ireland. Academy Award-winning documentarian Alex Gibney reopens the original case to investigate why no culprit was ever brought to justice.

THE PRINCE OF NOTHINGWOOD

Dir: Sonia Kronlund

Meet Salim Shaheen, Afghanistan’s most prolific actor/director, as he embarks on the production of his 111th film. This eccentric and entertaining portrait of Shaheen’s unique approach to filmmaking explores a lifetime spent pursuing a childhood dream. 

TROPHY

Dir: Shaul Schwarz & Christina Clusiau

As endangered African species like elephants, rhinos and lions march closer to extinction each year, Trophy delves into the powerhouse industries of big-game hunting, breeding and wildlife conservation.