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.

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.