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When the Boys Return

Dir: Tone Andersen

Struggling to overcome the effects of their time spent in Israeli jails, 11 young Palestinian boys meet once a week for a group therapy session. Now that they are back with their families in Hebron they face a future of fear and uncertainty under the continuing occupation, all the while dealing with the traumas of their prison experiences.

My Neighbourhood

Dir: Julia Bacha & Rebekah Wingert-Jabi

In a neighbourhood in East Jerusalem Mohammed El Kurd and his family suddenly find themselves forced from their home by Israeli settlers. Mohammed, enraged by the events, begins to protest alongside his neighbours, and is shocked when scores of Israeli supporters come forward to join their cause.

Side by Side

Dir: Christopher Kenneally

Presented and co-produced by Keanu Reaves, the film looks at the past and into the future of filmmaking and explores the digital medium and its impact on the industry with interviews with Hollywood luminaries such as Martin Scorsese, David Lynch and Steven Soderberg.

The Spirit of '45

Dir: Ken Loach

An impassioned documentary about how the spirit of unity which buoyed Britain during the war years carried through to create a vision of a fairer, united society.</p> <p>1945 was a pivotal year in British history.

Granny's Flags

Dir: Naziha Arebi

Haja Fatma, a mother to eight children, tells the tale of family life in Tripoli during the Libyan Revolution. Women, young and old, all contributed during these hostile months in their own unique way. A human portal into the acts of ordinary people in their hope for freedom.

Just beside an endless white desert up in the Bolivian Andes, Daniel Lopez and his family lead traditional salt workers' lives. Since it has become known that Salar de Uyuni holds the world's biggest amount of lithium - the future's resource - their little village finds itself in a place where global interest reaches in. A careful portrait of two generations from a culture on the dawn of globalisation.

Pina

Dir: Wim Wenders

A feature-length dance film featuring the ensemble of the Tanztheater Wuppertal, illustrating the unique and inspirational art of the great German choreographer, Pina Bausch, who died in the summer of 2009.

ONE MILE AWAY + Q&A

Dir: Penny Woolcock

Penny Woolcock's compelling documentary uses footage shot during the summer riots, interviews and hip-hop performances to weave together the fascinating story of two opposing gang members' struggles to call a truce.