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UK Jewish Film Festival present this wild and free-spirited documentary – featuring many of Chilly Gonzales’ collaborators over the years, including Daft Punk, Feist, Jarvis Cocker and Peaches – charts his career and perfectly captures his incredible energy.

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.

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.

Howard Brookner's films captured the cultural revolution in New York City. Twenty-five years after his death, his nephew rediscovers his legacy that includes the lost negative of Burroughs: The Movie.

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.

UNDER THE GUN

Dir: Stephanie Soechtig

In the past few years, a drastic rise in mass shootings has ripped across the United States, most recently in Dallas and Orlando, compounding an epidemic of gun violence.

UNLOCKING THE CAGE

Dir: D. A. Pennebaker & Chris Hegedus

The latest film from documentary legends, DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus, Unlocking the Cage follows animal rights lawyer Steven Wise in his unprecedented challenge to break...

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...

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.

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.