With a lucky run at the track and chutzpah for days, Franco Stevens launched Curve, the best-selling lesbian magazine ever published. When Franco learns that Curve is failing, she turns to today’s queer activists to determine her path forward. 

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.

Master filmmaker Sergei Loznitsa (The Event, The Trial) crafts one of his most astonishing nonfiction achievements from the archival footage of the days of mourning for Joseph Stalin.

Gunda

Dir: Viktor Kossakovsky

Master filmmaker Viktor Kossakovsky elevates the farmyard to black-and-white, cinematic brilliance, drawing us deeply into the world - and animal consciousness - of his magnificent screen star: a sow called Gunda.

Billie

Dir: James Erskine

Crafted from extraordinary unheard interviews, and restoring key performances into colour for the first time, Billie is the story of the singer who changed the face of American music, and the journalist who died trying to tell it.

Collective

Dir: Alexander Nanau

The Oscar-nominated Collective follows a team of investigative journalists whose tireless work uncovers a shocking fraud, revealing the price of corruption and ultimately, the price of truth.

Bank Job

Dir: Dan Edelstyn & Hilary Powell

Fed up with a rigged system that keeps people in debt, a filmmaker-and-artist couple team up with their local community to take on the world of finance.

With the daffodils and crocuses slowly raising their sleepy heads out of the cold earth, and the songbirds’ choruses sounding out both a little earlier and later each day, the warmth of our memories and desires for normality can also start to stir a little in the spring rain.

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.