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UKJFF: FORMAN VS FORMAN

Dir: Jakub Hejna & Helen Trestikova

UK Jewish Film Festival present this fascinating documentary charting the rise to fame of Czech-born two-time Oscar-winning director Milos Forman – the man behind classics such as One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Hair and Amadeus.

UP THE MOUNTAIN

Dir: Yang Zhang

Shen Jianhua is an artist and teacher who has left Shanghai for a remote mountain settlement in rural China. Unfolding like a painting, Up The Mountain is a masterful insight into the social fabric of this village, where the inhabitants are preserving a rich culture.  

UNREST

Dir: Jennifer Brea

When Harvard Ph.D. student Jennifer Brea is struck down by a fever that leaves her bedridden, she sets out on a filmmaking journey to document her story as she fights a disease that medicine forgot.

UNDER THE SUN

Dir: Vitaly Mansky

After years of negotiation acclaimed Russian director Vitaly Mansky was invited by the North Korean government to make a film about one girl and her family in the year she prepares to join the Children's Union, on the 'Day of the Shining Star' (Kim Jong-Il's birthday).

UK Premiere: FIRE AT SEA + Q&A

Dir: Gianfranco Rosi

Winner of the Golden Bear for Best Film at the Berlin Film Festival 2016, Gianfranco Rosi’s incisive, poignant and deeply moving portrait of the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa - and the humanitarian crisis occurring in the seas around it...

UNDER AFRICAN SKIES

Dir: Joe Berlinger

Paul Simon's 'Graceland' sold millions of copies worldwide, uniting cultures and bringing international attention to the music of South Africa. 25 years on, he returns for a reunion tour, celebrating the music and confronting his contentious breaking of the UN's cultural boycott of Apartheid South Africa.

UP THE YANGTZE

Dir: Yung Chang

China's massive Three Gorges Dam is altering the landscape and the lives of people living along the fabled Yangtze River. As the river rises, countless ancient villages will be submerged forcing 2 million people to lose their homes and livelihoods.