Defiant in its tone, Arica tells the story of the aftermath of Swedish mining company Boliden’s decision to dump hazardous toxic waste in the small town of Arica in northern Chile in the 1980s.

Nina Guseva's gripping film follows dauntless lawyer Maria Eismont as she takes on the case of a young political activist arrested for repeatedly joining anti-government demonstrations in Moscow

Has the legacy of punk been distorted and commodified beyond all recognition? Joe Corre most definitely thinks so. In 2016 the son of Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood burnt millions of pounds worth of punk-era memorabilia in protest.

Tonight's Homework

Dir: Ashkan Nejati & Mehran Nematollahi

30 years after Abbas Kiarostami made Homework, Iranian directors Ashkan Nejati and Mehran Nematollahi take the pulse of contemporary Iran in their charming, clear-sighted partner piece, Tonight's Homework.

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has somehow survived a Novichok assassination attempt and as the charismatic politician recuperates in Germany, he sets out to investigate his would-be-killers.

Screen Scotland copy: After 40 years of solitude, a spirited elderly hermit opens his life to young female director as he tackles ill health, a declining memory, and questions whether he can live out his last years in the wilderness he calls home.


Dir: Julie Cohen & Betsy West

Julia brings to life the legendary cookbook author and television superstar who changed the way Americans think about food, tv, and even about women.

All I Can Say

Dir: Shannon Hoon & Taryn Gould & Colleen Hennessy & Danny Clinch

Shannon Hoon, singer of Blind Melon, filmed from 1990-95 with a Hi8 video camera, recording up until hours before his death at age 28. Created 23 years later, this intimate autobiography is Hoon’s last work.


Dir: Jennifer Peedom

A profound, cinematic and musical reflection on how rivers have shaped both the planet's elaborate landscapes and all human existence, narrated by Willem Dafoe.

Over the course of a year, Charlotte Ginsborg filmed the London housing co-operative that she lives in, charting the residents' diverse experiences of the pandemic to create a moving portrait of a unique community during an extraordinary


Dir: Jonas Poher Rasmussen

Flee tells the story of Amin Nawabi as he grapples with a painful secret he has kept hidden for 20 years, one that threatens to derail the life he has built for himself and his soon to be husband


Dir: Maia Kenworthy & Elena Sánchez Bellot

Extinction Rebellion's public acts of civil disobedience have been unmissable - they were designed to be. They have also been controversial, provocative and faced mixed reactions.

Duty Free

Dir: Sian-Pierre Regis

When 75-year-old hotel housekeeper Rebecca Danigelis is fired from her lifelong job,her son, filmmaker Sian-Pierre, takes here on an unforgettable, bucket-list adventure, to help her reclaim her life.