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SOYALISM

Dir: Enrico Parenti & Stefano Liberti

The global effect of the pork industry and soybean farming is investigated in this shocking film that reveals how big corporations and the industrialisation of the food industry is destroying our ecosystem.

THE FACES WE LOST + Q&A

Dir: Piotr Cieplak

One of the few films to engage with Rwandans as users of images, rather than simply their subjects, The Faces We Lost follows nine survivors of the 1994 genocide, relatives of victims and professional memory-makers), who guide us through their stories and share their experiences, remembrance and images.

THE PONDS

Dir: Patrick McLennan & Samuel Smith

Plunging into ice cold water may sound like a nightmare to many, but to this hardy group of regulars at the Hampstead Heath ponds a winter swim is one of life’s necessities.

FREE SOLO

Dir: Jimmy Chin & Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi

A stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of free soloist climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares for his lifelong dream: to climb El Capitan in Yosemite National Park... without a rope.

WELCOME TO SODOM

Dir: Florian Weigensamer & Christian Krönes

Have you ever wondered where all those phones and laptops and miscellaneous electrical goods you discarded ended up? Welcome to ‘Sodom’, a blazing, toxic electrical dump in Agbogbloshie, Ghana, where thousands of men, women and children work through the waste that has been illegally shipped there.

WALL

Dir: Cam Christiansen

With different animation styles, Wall brings to life a monologue originally performed onstage by playwright and screenwriter Sir David Hare. Speaking to friends in Israel and Palestine, Hare considers ramifications of the wall dividing Israel and Palestine.

MASTER AND TATYANA

Dir: Giedre Zickyte

He was a tireless photographer of the common man in his native Lithuania; she was his beautiful muse and life partner. From their pet lion cub to their legendary parties, they lived life on the edge, until a sudden tragedy ended everything.

HOME GAMES

Dir: Alisa Kovalenko

Alina has loved football since the she was a small child. Now a premier league player, she dreams of making the Ukrainian women’s football team. But she faces enormous challenges - including the fact that a chaotic home life has left her in charge of raising her young siblings.

RBG

Dir: Julie Cohen & Betsy West

Smashing the patriarchy from the inside out, 84 year-old Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been breaking down gender discrimination for over 50 years and is an iconic figure for all generations.

THE SILENCE OF OTHERS

Dir: Almudena Carracedo & Robert Bahar

Franco’s brutal 40-year dictatorship has been ‘forgotten’ in an enforced collective amnesia. As Spain refuses to bring former torturers to trial, the case is made international and brought to Argentine Judge María Servini de Cubría.

CHEF FLYNN

Dir: Cameron Yates

Before his voice had dropped, Flynn McGarry was wowing his fellow Californians with his fine dining creations, as his filmmaker mother helped him run a pop up restaurant from her home. Soon his huge talent catches the attention of the national press, turning the young chef into a national phenomenon.

BERGMAN: A YEAR IN A LIFE

Dir: Jane Magnusson

An intimate portrait of legendary Swedish film director - Ingmar Bergman. Following a year of his extraordinary work, personal demons and conflicted relationships with women, the film creates an enticing analysis of this most iconic and controversial genius.