A portrait of the working class musicians and dancers of Buenos Aires’ San Telmo neighbourhood, who have channelled the city’s many cultural influences into the street performance called Murga.
Presented by Marc Isaacs. How do you make a film when your government has imposed a 20 year directing ban on you? This clandestine documentary is Iranian director Jafar Panahi’s brilliant and brave answer – filmed whilst under house arrest in Tehran
Presented by Sean McAllister. The story of a Palestinian village's resistance to encroaching Israeli settlements is brought to life through footage from Emad Burnat's five bullet-ridden and broken cameras.
Presented by Joan Churchill. Both a classic documentary and a vital pop-cultural artefact, D.A. Pennebaker's portrait of Bob Dylan captures the iconic singer-songwriter on the cusp of his transformation from folk prophet to rock trendsetter.
Presented by Andre Singer. The now legendary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman’s debut film, a stark and graphic portrayal of the conditions that existed at the State Prison for the Criminally Insane at Bridgewater, Massachusetts.
Presented by Sophie Fiennes. Beautifully shot in black and white, Belovy (The Belovs) tells the story of twice-widowed Anna Belova, who lives with her brother Mikhail. A mesmerising, tragic and raucous portrait of a Russian farming family.