A gorgeously surreal portrait of the annual carnival in the southern Haitian port town of Jacmel, every facet of which, from the extravagant masks to the dazzling costumes and magnificent street pantomimes, tells a story about the history of Haiti and its people.
Experience the extraordinary life of author Kurt Vonnegut Jr, through the 25-year friendship with the filmmaker who set out to document it. A dazzling, worthy tribute to the much-loved author of Cat's Cradle and Slaughterhouse-Five.
Probably the most energising music film you'll see this year, Keyboard Fantasies finds time-travelling, transgender musical genius Glenn Copeland on tour in his seventies, his visionary blend of folk-electronica finally finding its audience two generations down the line.
Sound of Nomad is a testimonial journey of the Koryo people, a community forced to live in exile. The film reflects on exclusion, migration and the transformative experience of collective survival.
Three courageous young revolutionaries in Kinshasa – the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo – are at the heart of this tense, dynamic film by Congolese director Dieudo Hamadi. Hamadi’s perceptive film reflects the complex layers of their struggle.
A story that could have ended the Cold War long before Gorbachev. In the autumn of 1959, with communist paranoia at its peak, the Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev arrived in Washington for an unprecedented no-holds-barred two week tour of the United States.
Kabul Transit explores the soul of a city devastated by nearly three decades of war. The film follows city residents in the course of their daily lives and listens to their stories of the past and their hopes for the future.