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THE MIRACLE OF THE LITTLE PRINCE

Dir: Marjoleine Boonstra

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s celebrated philosophical children’s book The Little Prince, is one of the world’s most widely translated literary works. Around the world passionate translators share their love for the values of the book, and the fight to preserve endangered languages.

CHILDREN OF THE SNOW LAND

Dir: Zara Balfour & Marcus Stephenson

In the High Himalayas of Nepal, children are sent from their remote villages to a Buddhist monk-led school in Kathmandu. After a decade of being away, a group of 16 year-olds are making their journey home, with the danger of earthquakes looming.

SKY AND GROUND

Dir: Talya Tibbon & Joshua Bennett

What lengths would you go to get your family to safety? In this intimate, IDA-award-winning film, we join a family attempting to make their journey from a refugee camp in Thessaloniki to Berlin – on foot.

LAST BREATH

Dir: Alex Parkinson & Richard da Costa

Imagine being lost at the bottom of the North Sea with no light or insulation and 5 minutes left of oxygen – and no sign of rescue in sight. Last Breath’s race-against-time story about deep-sea diver Chris Lemons will leave you gasping for air.

MINDING THE GAP

Dir: Bing Lui

Bing Liu started filming himself and his skater friends when they were teens; hanging out at skate parks, learning new tricks and mucking about. When one his friends becomes a young father, he begins to reflect on the father figures in their lives.

SOYALISM

Dir: Enrico Parenti & Stefano Liberti

The global effect of the pork industry and soybean farming is investigated in this shocking film that reveals how big corporations and the industrialisation of the food industry is destroying our ecosystem.

THE FACES WE LOST + Q&A

Dir: Piotr Cieplak

One of the few films to engage with Rwandans as users of images, rather than simply their subjects, The Faces We Lost follows nine survivors of the 1994 genocide, relatives of victims and professional memory-makers), who guide us through their stories and share their experiences, remembrance and images.

THE PONDS

Dir: Patrick McLennan & Samuel Smith

Plunging into ice cold water may sound like a nightmare to many, but to this hardy group of regulars at the Hampstead Heath ponds a winter swim is one of life’s necessities.

FREE SOLO

Dir: Jimmy Chin & Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi

A stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of free soloist climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares for his lifelong dream: to climb El Capitan in Yosemite National Park... without a rope.