In the Philippines, many women get deployed abroad to work as domestic workers or nannies. To do so, they leave their own children behind, before throwing themselves into the unknown. In one of the training centres dedicated to domestic work in the Philippines, a group of trainees are getting ready to face both homesickness and the possible abuses lying ahead.

Lyra

Dir: Alison Millar

An intimate and uncompromising portrait of Lyra McKee, the 29-year-old Northern Irish investigative journalist who was murdered by the New IRA the day before Good Friday, 2019. Directed by her close friend, BAFTA-winning Alison Millar, the film seeks to make sense of McKee’s death and the significance it came to hold for the country

Bani Singh’s phenomenal in-depth look into her father's past as a gold medalist hockey player starts off as a lovely look down memory lane that soon develops into an investigative documentary into the lost friendships and fallout of the Partition of India.

Luchadoras

Dir: Paola Calvo & Patrick Jasim

An intimate portrait of three courageous female wrestlers (Luchadoras) from Ciudad Juarez. Despite being surrounded by machismo they redefine the image of women in Mexico.

Lancaster

Dir: David Fairhead & Anthony Palmer

Lancaster tells he story of the iconic WW2 bomber through the words of the last surviving crew members, re-mastered archive material and extraordinary aerial footage of the RAF’s last airworthy Lancaster.

London Migration Film Festival 2021: Aboard the Carlingford Ferry, crossing between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, Four Seasons in a Day explores the concept of identity and community, and local opinions on the role of the border in uncertain times.

LKFF 2021: Sewing Sisters

Dir: Lee Hyukrae & Kim Jungyoung

London Korean Film Festival 2021In the late 1960s and throughout the 1970s, many young women flocked from the countryside to Seoul seeking work in the burgeoning garment industry and at the sewing factories of Pyeonghwa Market...

Presenting new material and evidence never heard before, this is the definitive story of Suge Knight, the former CEO of legendary rap music label Death Row Records, and the murders of Biggie & Tupac.

LOS REYES

Dir: Bettina Perut & Iván Osnovikoff

Los Reyes ("The Kings") is the oldest skatepark in the Chilean capital of Santiago. This story is about the real kings here: Football and Chola, two stray dogs that have made their home in this open space full of hurtling skateboards and rowdy teenagers.