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Lucy Parker's subtle but fierce account of blacklisting in the UK construction industry reveals the longlasting impact on workers who found themselves unemployable after their names were added to a secret list.

SUZI Q

Dir: Liam Firmager

Suzi Q is the definitive, unexpurgated story of the girl from Detroit City who redefined the role and image of women in rock’n’roll when she broke through around the world in 1973.

Activists, marine biologists and the navy fight to save the world’s smallest whale from extinction as its habitat has been destroyed by Mexican cartels and Chinese Mafia who harvest the swim bladder of the Totoaba fish, the ‘cocaine of the sea’.

SWARM SEASON

Dir: Sarah J Christman

On the remote volcanic island of Hawaii, 10-year-old Manu and her mother collect wild, endangered bees in order to breed disease-resistant colonies, while her father protests developments on sacred mountain Mauna Kea.

Through a series of young survivors’ recollections, Samouni Road conveys a deep, multifaceted portrait of a family before, during and after tragic event affected a farming community outside of Gaza City.

SEAHORSE

Dir: Jeanie Finlay

30 year-old Freddy wants to start his own family, and as a gay transgender man he faces unique challenges. This collaborative and lyrical story is about what makes us who we are.

STONES HAVE LAWS

Dir: Van Brummelen & De Haan & Tolin Erwin Alexander

The Maroon community in Suriname share their experiences of battling Dutch colonialists; and a way of life in which non-human persons such as stones and rivers co-govern.

SAKAWA

Dir: Ben Asamoah

The electronic waste in Ghana is a treasure trove of information. With a mine of personal details among the detritus, a group of internet scammers develop romantic relationships through dating websites, in the pursuit of an income.

SKY AND GROUND

Dir: Talya Tibbon & Joshua Bennett

What lengths would you go to get your family to safety? In this intimate, IDA-award-winning film, we join a family attempting to make their journey from a refugee camp in Thessaloniki to Berlin – on foot.

SOYALISM

Dir: Enrico Parenti & Stefano Liberti

The global effect of the pork industry and soybean farming is investigated in this shocking film that reveals how big corporations and the industrialisation of the food industry is destroying our ecosystem.

SO HELP ME GOD

Dir: Jean Libon & Yves Hinant

Anne Gruwez is a Brussels-based judge with a lot of character. She faces her defendants with a steely confidence and lays down the law with a light-hearted, no-nonsense force, and a nonchalance for the macabre.

SCIENCE FAIR

Dir: Cristina Costantini & Darren Foster

Science Fair follows nine high school students from around the globe as they navigate rivalries, setbacks and, of course, hormones, on their journey to compete at the International Science and Engineering Fair.