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SALMA + Editor Q&A

Dir: Kim Longinotto

When Salma was 13, her parents took her out of school and locked her away in a room with a single window. After 9 years she gave in to pressure to agree to an arranged marriage. Following Salma on a trip back to her village...

No Burqas Behind Bars

Dir: Maryam Ebrahimi & Nima Sarvestani

In the Takhar prison in Afghanistan 40 women are serving long sentences for 'moral crimes'. These crimes largely involve the defiance of men, from rejection of forced marriage to infidelity to fleeing violent relationships.

BLACKFISH

Dir: Gabriela Cowperthwaite

A mesmerizing psychological thriller with a killer whale at its centre, Blackfish is the first film since Grizzly Man to show how nature can get revenge on man when pushed to its limits.

MONTEREY POP

Dir: D. A. Pennebaker

On a beautiful June weekend in 1967, at the height of the Summer of Love, the first and only Monterey International Pop Festival roared forward, capturing a decade's spirit and ushering in a new era of rock and roll. Monterey would launch...

THE MOO MAN + Director Q&A

Dir: Andy Heathcote & Heike Bachelier

Stephen Hook is not your average dairy farmer, but then Ida and her 55 spirited bovine cohorts are not your average Friesian cows. Tender, captivating and comica, this is a story of small-scale, hands-on organic farming with a lot of heart. And milk.

I AM BREATHING + Panel Discussion

Dir: Emma Davie & Morag McKinnon

Neil Platt is using voice recognition software to type a letter to his baby son, trying to anticipate everything Oscar may one day want to know about his father. Shortly after Oscar's birth Neil was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease, rapidly...

Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet

Dir: Jesse Vile

When doctors diagnosed 19-year-old rock star Jason Becker with Lou Gehrig's Disease, they said he would never make music again and that he wouldn't live to see his 25th birthday. 22 years later, without the ability to move or to speak, Jason is alive and making music with his eyes.

Beware of Mr Baker

Dir: Jay Bulger

At home with rock 'n' roll monster Ginger Baker, Cream's legendary Scarlet-maned hell-raising drummer. This no-holds-barred, sad and hilarious portrait of the man referred to as rock's first great drummer lets him tell his own story, intercut with footage of his continent-hopping life.