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CLIENT 9

Dir: Alex Gibney

Former New York Governor, Eliot Spitzer, rose to the top, fuelled by genius of ambition and then lost it all, seemingly in a blaze of bad behaviour. Incredible true story.

GASLAND

Dir: Josh Fox

It is happening all across America, rural landowners wake up one day to find a lucrative offer from an energy company wanting to lease their property. Reason? The company hopes to tap into a reservoir dubbed the "Saudi Arabia of natural gas."

SHELTER IN PLACE

Dir: Zed Nelson

Portraits of the vast, sprawling complexes of oil refineries and petro-chemical plants that help make the Texan economy one of the biggest in the world. But does the wealth come at too high a price to the local community?

CATFISH

Dir: Ariel Schulman & Henry Joost

In 2007 the filmmakers sensed a story unfolding as they began to film the life of Ariel's brother, Nev. They had no idea that their project would lead to the most exhilarating and unsettling months of their lives.

CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY

Dir: Michael Moore

Moore explores the issue he has been examining throughout his career: the disastrous impact of corporate dominance on the everyday lives of Americans and the rest of the world. It explores what price Americans pay for their love of capitalism.

MOVING TO MARS

Dir: Mat Whitecross

Moving to Mars charts the epic journey made by two Burmese families from a vast refugee camp on the Thai/Burma border to their new homes in the UK. At times hilarious, at times emotional, their travels provide fascinating and unique insight not only into the effects of migration, but also into one of the most important current political crises.

REQUIEM FOR DETROIT

Dir: Julien Temple

This film evokes an apocalyptic vision. Once America's fourth largest city, Detroit was built by the car for the car, with the first freeways, suburbs, and shopping centres, it embodied the American dream. Now it's a dystopic city.

MUGABE AND THE WHITE AFRICAN

Dir: Lucy Bailey & Andrew Thompson

Michael Campbell is one of the few hundred white farmers left in Zimbabwe since President Robert Mugabe began his violent 'Land Reform' program in 2000. What follows is an intimate, moving and often terrifying account of one man and his family's extraordinary courage in the face of overwhelming injustice and brutality.

GITMO - THE NEW RULES OF WAR

Dir: Erik Gandini & Tarik Saleh

What exactly is going on in 'Gitmo'? A former prisoner, the Swedish citizen Mehdi Ghezali, still does not want to talk about his time in Gitmo. As their quest for the truth continues the filmmakers path takes them via Abu Ghraib prison  to the world of war outsourcing, Romanian mercenaries and to the story of an American general and former commander at Guantanamo who was dismissed for being 'too nice.

OUTSIDE THE LAW: STORIES FROM GUANTANAMO + Dirs. Q&A

Dir: Polly Nash & Andy Worthington

Outside the Law tells the story of Guantánamo Bay Detention center, looking at how the Bush administration turned its back on domestic and international laws, how prisoners were rounded up in Afghanistan and Pakistan without adequate screening, and why some of these men may have been in Afghanistan or Pakistan for reasons unconnected with militancy or terrorism.

ALBINO UNITED

Dir: Barney Broomfield & Marc Hoeferlin & Juan Reina

Tanzania, where albinos are murdered and their body parts used for 'magic' potions, a brave group of albinos are using football to spread the message that they too are members of society.

CONFESSIONS OF A NAZI SPY

Dir: Anatole Litva

An anti-Nazi propaganda film from Warners where Robinson plays a G-Man ferreting out Nazi Fifth Columnists working in America. The film achieved great popular and critical success in America, but was banned in many Latin American and European countries.

BUDRUS (Sneak Preview)

Dir: Julia Bacha

Ayed Morrar, an unlikely community organiser, unites Palestinians from all political factions and Israelis to save his village from destruction by Israel's Separation Barrier. Victory seems improbably until his fifteen-year-old daughter launches a women's contingent that quickly moves to the front lines.