STRIKE A POSE

Dir: Ester Gould & Reijer Zwaan

The surprising and moving story of Madonna’s most famous troupe of dancers. For the first time they tell us how hard it has been to live the liberated life they were promoting on stage.

SONITA

Dir: Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami

Sonita Alizadeh, a strong-willed teenager who idolises Rihanna and Michael Jackson, is an aspiring rapper, in spite of all the obstacles she confronts in Iran and from her conservative Afghan family. She is an undocumented Afghan refugee in Tehran, and her family has other plans for her.

SOUR GRAPES

Dir: Jerry Rothwell & Reuben Atlas

Featuring a cast of obsessive collectors, outraged wine producers, suspect auction houses, and specialist FBI sleuths, this doc seeks to unearth the truth of where the wine came from.

SHERPA

Dir: Jennifer Peedom

In April last year, a 14 million ton block of ice killed 16 Sherpas in the worst tragedy ever on Everest. The disaster provoked a drastic reappraisal about the role of Sherpas on the mountain. This film tells their story for the first time.

In April last year, a 14 million ton block of ice killed 16 Sherpas in the worst tragedy ever on Everest. The disaster provoked a drastic reappraisal about the role of Sherpas on the mountain. This film tells their story for the first time.

Four astronomers celebrate 50 years of work and friendship on a return road trip in the US. The journey provokes reflection on their work, life and contribution to the most exciting period in astronomy's history.

SILVERED WATER, SYRIA SELF-PORTRAIT

Dir: Wiam Bedirxan & Ossama Mohammed

To mark the release of A Syrian Love Story, this is a chance to see another – and very different – exploration of Syria, and exile from Syria; winner of the Grierson Documentary Award at the 2014 BFI London Film Festival, Silvered Water, Syria Self-Portrait.