This revelatory programme of five newly-restored short documentaries is a tribute to the work of pioneering female documentary-makers whose contribution to the genre is widely overlooked, including Ruby and Marion Grierson.

A Sherpa family breaks a taboo and climbs the most holy of mountains to earn money for their son’s education. They accompany a western expedition on East Wall of the Khumbakarna Mountain, a wall that has never been climbed before.

Shot on location in London & Brighton, Andrew Dominik’s new feature documentary This Much In Know To Be True captures Nick Cave and Warren Ellis’ exceptional creative relationship as they bring to life the songs from their last two studio albums.

Nina Guseva's gripping film follows dauntless lawyer Maria Eismont as she takes on the case of a young political activist arrested for repeatedly joining anti-government demonstrations in Moscow

Tonight's Homework

Dir: Ashkan Nejati & Mehran Nematollahi

30 years after Abbas Kiarostami made Homework, Iranian directors Ashkan Nejati and Mehran Nematollahi take the pulse of contemporary Iran in their charming, clear-sighted partner piece, Tonight's Homework.

Screen Scotland copy: After 40 years of solitude, a spirited elderly hermit opens his life to young female director as he tackles ill health, a declining memory, and questions whether he can live out his last years in the wilderness he calls home.

At the southern edge of the Sahara desert stands The House of Migrants: a safe haven for traveller on their way to Europe, or those returning home. Here, Malian director Ousmane Samassékou meets wayfarers in exile, in transit, or transition, in a captivating meditation on movement, migration and desire to find home.

The Real Charlie Chaplin

Dir: Peter Middleton & James Spinney

A contemporary take on a bona fide icon of cinema, The Real Charlie Chaplin traces the star’s meteoric rise from the slums of Victorian London to the heights of Hollywood superstardom – and fall from grace following The Great Dictator.
 

The Rescue

Dir: Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi & Jimmy Chin

When 12 Thai school boys got trapped in a flooded cave in 2018, the world watched on with baited breath. Now, E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin (Free Solo) use never-before-seen footage and first person testimony to recount the dramatic, edge-of-your-seat rescue.

Throughout the 1970s, journalist Elías Barahona infiltrated the heart of Guatemala's most repressive government. Dubbing himself 'the mole', he lived life undercover, courageously passing information to the resistance.
 

The Rosselinis

Dir: Alessandro Rossellini

Filmmaker Alessandro Rossellini has had a complicated family legacy to contend with for all of his life: his grandfather is the legendary director Roberto Rossellini; his step-grandmother is Ingrid Bergman; his aunt is the model and actress Isabella Rossellini.

To The Moon

Dir: Tadhg O'Sullivan

A cinematic ode to our closest celestial companion, To The Moon draws on the power of cinematic montage to take the viewer on a beguiling night-walk through the moonlit imagination.
 

With exclusive access to one of New York’s hardest hit hospital systems, Oscar-nominated and Emmy Award–winning director Matthew Heineman spotlights the everyday heroes at the epicentre of COVID-19 as they come together to fight one of the greatest threats the world has ever encountered.