André and Albert are two young Aka pygmies from Mongoumba, near the border with Congo and DRC. In spite of their financial difficulties and the stigma they face at school, André and Albert fight to study and bring themselves up to the level of other students.
For two decades, the victims of the Six-Day War in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been fighting for the recognition and compensation. Acclaimed director Dieudo Hamadi follows a group of injured survivors on an epic journey down the Congo River to Kinshasa, to voice their claims and seek justice at last.
At the southern edge of the Sahara desert stands The House of Migrants: a safe haven for traveller on their way to Europe, or those returning home. Here, Malian director Ousmane Samassékou meets wayfarers in exile, in transit, or transition, in a captivating meditation on movement, migration and desire to find home.
An endearing, observational portrait of a Belfast primary school and its mould-breaking, philosophy-teaching headmaster, Young Plato follows a visionary educator and his dedicated team as they encourage students to reach beyond their boundaries.
This fundraiser screening supports the people of Ukraine. The story of Chernobyl told through a newly discovered hoard of dramatic footage filmed at the nuclear plant during the disaster and newly-recorded, deeply personal interviews of those who were there.
Trace the life and times of legendary filmmaker, DJ, musician and commentator, Don Letts. Rebel Dread is led by Don's archives and stories of 70s and 80s London, as he moved between London's punk and reggae scenes, earning his reputation as the 'Rebel Dread'.
F@ck This Job follows independent Russian news channel 'Dozhd TV' and its fearless founder Natasha Sindeeva as they struggle to resist mounting pressure from the Kremlin, a lone island for political and sexual freedom amidst state-run media.
A contemporary take on a bona fide icon of cinema, The Real Charlie Chaplin traces the star’s meteoric rise from the slums of Victorian London to the heights of Hollywood superstardom – and fall from grace following The Great Dictator.
Probably the most energising music film you'll see this year, Keyboard Fantasies finds time-travelling, transgender musical genius Glenn Copeland on tour in his seventies, his visionary blend of folk-electronica finally finding its audience two generations down the line.
When 12 Thai school boys got trapped in a flooded cave in 2018, the world watched on with baited breath. Now, E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin (Free Solo) use never-before-seen footage and first person testimony to recount the dramatic, edge-of-your-seat rescue.