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CHEF FLYNN

Dir: Cameron Yates

Before his voice had dropped, Flynn McGarry was wowing his fellow Californians with his fine dining creations, as his filmmaker mother helped him run a pop up restaurant from her home. Soon his huge talent catches the attention of the national press, turning the young chef into a national phenomenon.

BERGMAN: A YEAR IN A LIFE

Dir: Jane Magnusson

An intimate portrait of legendary Swedish film director - Ingmar Bergman. Following a year of his extraordinary work, personal demons and conflicted relationships with women, the film creates an enticing analysis of this most iconic and controversial genius.

WHEN THE WAR COMES

Dir: Jan Gebert

In rural Slovakia, a young man dresses up in army gear and plays with other men in a forest. Peter Švrček has chilling intentions. The ‘Slovak Recruits’ undergo bullying indoctrination techniques to join Švrček’s paramilitary movement while he dreams of a worldwide rise of the right.

AMÉRICA

Dir: Erick Stoll & Chase Whiteside

Diego’s work in the beach tourism of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, is put on hold when a family emergency brings him back to his hometown to care for his 93-year-old grandmother, América, in this remarkable festival favourite.

93QUEEN

Dir: Paula Eiselt

Rachel ‘Ruchie’ Freier is making waves in her ultra-orthodox Hasidic Jewish community in Brooklyn. Already breaking tradition by being a lawyer, she begins a controversial campaign to establish the first all-female emergency response unit.

THE DISTANT BARKING OF DOGS

Dir: Simon Lereng Wilmot

Ten-year-old Oleg and his grandmother live in a village called Hnutove in Ukraine, which has become the frontline for the armed conflict between the government and pro-Russian separatists. Oleg explores the war-created wasteland by day, as bombs shake their house every night.

CAMORRA

Dir: Francesco Patierno

An astonishing and absorbing insight into the rise of the Camorra AKA the Neapolitan mafia – a complex network of organised crime – as told by those involved, through a patchwork of incredible archive footage.

ON HER SHOULDERS

Dir: Alexandria Bombach

Having survived the Yazidi genocide and escaped Isis sex slavery, Nadia Murad decided not to focus on her own healing, but instead fight for justice. We follow the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Winner as she brings the story to the world and becomes a UN goodwill ambassador for human trafficking.

THE RAFT

Dir: Marcus Lindeen

After surviving a terrorist-hijacked plane, anthropologist Santiago Genoves devised an extraordinary experiment to study the root of violence; isolate a load of strangers on a tiny raft at sea for 100 days…

MCQUEEN

Dir: Ian Bonhôte & Peter Ettedgui

McQueen is an electric and engrossing documentary that is both rich with footage from his most famous catwalk shows and a sensitive portrait of the soul behind the stitch.