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MCQUEEN

Dir: Ian Bonhôte & Peter Ettedgui

McQueen is an electric and engrossing documentary that is both rich with footage from his most famous catwalk shows and a sensitive portrait of the soul behind the stitch.

MAGIC MEDICINE + Q&A

Dir: Monty Wates

Can magic mushrooms cure depression? Over 2 years, filmmaker Monty Wates was given exclusive access to the first ever medical trial to give psilocybin (the psychoactive ingredient in magic mushrooms) to a group of volunteers suffering from clinical depression.

MY GENERATION

Dir: David Batty

This engaging and playful documentary, narrated by and starring the inimitable Michael Caine, chronicles the cultural revolution of the Swinging Sixties and the societal upheaval it caused, which still resonates today.  

MOUNTAIN

Dir: Jennifer Peedom

This gloriously cinematic essay chronicles the spellbinding attraction of mountains and humanity’s desire to scale their heights. Mountain is an ode to the beauty, mystery, and power of the world’s highest peaks.

MAKALA

Dir: Emmanuel Gras

A young man from a village in the Congo hopes to offer his family a better future. When he sets out on an exhausting, perilous journey to sell the fruit of his labour, he discovers the true value of his efforts, and the price of his dreams.

MOTHERLAND

Dir: Ramona S. Diaz

Motherland takes us into the heart of the world’s busiest maternity hospital in one of the most populous countries: The Philippines. An intimate and heart-warming vérité portrait of women taking the first steps on their journey of motherhood.

MACHINES

Dir: Rahul Jain

Inside a sprawling textile factory, Machines observes the lives of workers consumed by monotonous manual labour in degrading conditions. The film weaves an evocative and relentless portrait of inequality, oppression and the huge divide between rich and poor. 

MAGNUS

Dir: Benjamin Ree

Magnus is the inspirational true story of the Norwegian boy who, in his early twenties, managed to achieve and maintain the highest rating in chess history, going on to become the greatest chess champion of modern times. 

MR GAGA

Dir: Tomer Heymann

Ohad Naharin, artistic director of the Batsheva Dance Company, is regarded as one of the most important choreographers in the world. Meeting him at a critical turning point in his personal life...

MOTLEY'S LAW

Dir: Nicole Horanyi

Kimberley Motley is the only foreign lawyer, not to mention the only woman, working in Afghanistan’s corrupt, complicated legal system. For over five years, human rights cases and troubled expats motivated her to stay, but time is running out.