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MINDING THE GAP

Dir: Bing Lui

Bing Liu started filming himself and his skater friends when they were teens; hanging out at skate parks, learning new tricks and mucking about. When one his friends becomes a young father, he begins to reflect on the father figures in their lives.

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.