The Letter

Dir: Maia Lekow & Christopher King

A gripping family drama that begins when 92-year-old matriarch Margaret is accused of witchcraft, revealing a volatile mix of traditions, Christianity and consumerism converging in rural Kenya.

Based on a bestselling book in which Naoki Higashida, a 13-year-old nonspeaking autistic boy, vividly explains his experience of the world, The Reason I Jump is a beautifully cinematic examination of what autism feels like.

The Viewing Booth

Dir: Ra’anan Alexandrowicz

In a lab-like space, a young American woman watches videos portraying life in the West Bank city of Hebron. As she talks through her reactions, we see the challenging of innate biases and the workings of empathy play out in real time.

The 8th

Dir: Aideen Kane & Lucy Kennedy & Maeve O'Boyle

The 8th amendment of the Irish constitution effectively banned abortion. This is the story of the fight to repeal that law, following pro-choice activists as they campaign to lead their country towards progressive reform.

As a young girl, Colette Marin-Catherine fought the Nazis as a member of the French Resistance. Since 1945, she has refused to set foot in Germany. That changes when a history student named Lucie enters her life and encourages her to visit the concentration camp where the Nazis killed her brother.

From Academy Award winner Alex Gibney, this brand new documentary is a searing indictment of Donald Trump's failed response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Secretly filmed over five months, with damning testimony from a series of public health officials and whistle blowers. 

The Forbidden Reel tells how the Afghan cinematic archive was rescued from destruction by the Taliban. And what an archive it is: it reveals a rich auteur cinema reflecting a long forgotten Afghanistan.