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.

WHITNEY

Dir: Kevin Macdonald

Tracing the singer’s upbringing and phenomenal career through to her early death in 2012, Whitney remembers the talent and tragedy that surrounded Whitney Houston.

TIME TRIAL

Dir: Finlay Pretsell

A close-up on professional cycling from the inside, Time Trial follows David Millar’s last season competing in the run up to the Tour de France, looking back at his career and reflecting on the current state of cycling.

THE TRIAL

Dir: Askold Kurov

This free screening presented by British-Ukrainian Aid aims to raise awareness about the case of Oleg Sentsov and is part of the worldwide campaign demanding his release.

STUDIO 54

Dir: Matt Tyrnauer

Documenting the sexual liberation and disco hedonism of the late 70s, Studio 54 celebrates the 33-month reign of this iconic nightclub and the power of club culture.

OUR NEW PRESIDENT

Dir: Maxim Pozdorovkin

Composed entirely of found online footage, Maxim Pozdorovkin’s jaw-dropping fever-dream of a documentary tracks the 2016 US election through the lens of the Russian propaganda machine. 

This new film by award-winning filmmaker Susan Froemke, surveys a remarkable period of the Metropolitan Opera’s rich history and a time of great change for New York.

Charting the history of New York City and Jean-Michel Basquiat’s early steps into the art scene, where his prolific graffiti first caught the eye of the Manhattan community, within and beyond the art world.

Cinematic and thought-provoking, this new documentary tackles issues from climate change to dairy farmers’ rights and explores the welfare of both cow and consumer in modern-day milk production.

Based on his best-selling auto-biography Psycho Vertical, this is a raw and emotive study of the complex life and motivations of writer, funny-man and Britain’s unlikeliest hero-mountaineer, Andy Kirkpatrick, woven into an 18 day solo ascent of El Capitan, Yosemite.

THAT SUMMER

Dir: Göran Hugo Olsson

Directed by acclaimed Swedish filmmaker Göran Hugo Olsson, That Summer centres on the film project artist Peter Beard initiated together with the incandescent Lee Radziwill about her relatives: the Beales of Grey Gardens.