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.

STUDIO 54

Dir: Matt Tyrnauer

Documenting the sexual liberation and disco hedonism of the late 70s, Studio 54 celebrates the 33-month reign of this iconic nightclub and the power of club culture.

SLOVO HOUSE

Dir: Taras Tomenko

Taras Tomenko’s gripping Slovo House conjures up the vibrant community of writers in 1920's Ukraine, and traces how this supposed paradise turned into a living hell.

SAFARI

Dir: Ulrich Seidl

Master provocateur Ulrich Seidl returns in unnerving style with a macabre examination of trophy hunting and the luxury tourist trade that accompanies it. A vacation movie about killing; a killer movie about human nature.

In his tiny, one-room school in Brooklyn, Stephen Haff teaches forty kids reading, creative writing and Latin. His classes are free, and offered to the children of Latino immigrant families, creating a much needed creative haven for kids who are often overlooked.

SCHOOL LIFE

Dir: Neasa Ní Chianáin & David Rane

Amanda and John teach English and Rock ’n Roll at a Hogwarts-like Irish boarding school. This eccentric couple have worked magic in hilarious fashion on children for nearly 50 years, but leaving is the hardest lesson to learn.  

SCHOOL LIFE + Q&A

Dir: Neasa Ní Chianáin & David Rane

Amanda and John teach English and Rock ’n Roll at a Hogwarts-like Irish boarding school. This eccentric couple have worked magic in hilarious fashion on children for nearly 50 years, but leaving is the hardest lesson to learn.  

STEP

Dir: Amanda Lipitz

An uplifting and vibrant film following an inner city Baltimore high school Step team. Under the guidance of their mothers and mentors, the ‘Lethal Ladies’ chase their dreams against the odds.