Having participated in competition surfing worldwide, 14-year-old Scottish, under-18 champion, Ben Larg, is prepared to put his life on the line to ride one of the biggest and most dangerous cold water waves in the world at Mullaghmore, Ireland.

In Focus: Alexandra Cuesta, is the first UK survey of her work and includes all her completed films as well as other films selected by Cuesta, with an emphasis on recent productions by Ecuadorian filmmakers and artists. Playing as part of Open City Documentary Festival 2022.

Free Chol Soo Lee

Dir: Julie Ha & Eugene Yi

Sentenced to death for a lurid 1973 San Francisco murder, Korean immigrant Chol Soo Lee was set free after a pan-Asian solidarity movement of Korean, Japanese, and Chinese Americans helped to overturn his conviction.

The untold story of a band of renegade surfer girls who took on the male-dominated professional surfing world in a fight for inclusion, recognition and equality, creating their own professional sport and changing surf culture forever.

Blind Ambition

Dir: Warwick Ross & Rob Coe

An unlikely team of Zimbabwean sommeliers travel to France to enter the World Wine Tasting Championship in this immensely enjoyable doc that says as much about optimism and resilience as it does about noses and palates.

Filmed over nine years, Children of Las Brisas follows the intertwining lives of a group of children from the Venezuelan barrios, as they struggle to become professional musicians in a country on the verge of collapse.

Rikke Brewer and best friend Aiden Knox, ‘failing’ working-class teenagers, hone their spectacular UrbEx stunts and gravity-defying Parkour skills, hoping that millions of 'likes' will be their ticket out of boring Guildford.

Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time

Dir: Robert B. Weide & Don Argott

Experience the extraordinary life of author Kurt Vonnegut Jr, through the 25-year friendship with the filmmaker who set out to document it. A dazzling, worthy tribute to the much-loved author of Cat's Cradle and Slaughterhouse-Five.
 

Fadia's Tree

Dir: Sarah Beddington

When Fadia, a Palestinian refugee in living in Lebanon, meets director Sarah Beddington, she challenges her to visit the place that Fadia cannot travel to, but longs for beyond all else - her ancestral homeland.

Ithaka

Dir: Ben Lawrence

At 76, John Shipton’s retirement is interrupted when his son, Julian Assange is arrested. At the prison, John finds Julian in a bad way and the US government have begun proceedings to extradite him — threatening 175 years in prison.