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The Silence of Lorna

Lorna, an Albanian working in a Belgian laundry, needs money to open a snack bar. The first step is citizenship, so she marries a very sick heroin addict who no-one expects to live very long.

Waltz With Bashir

Israeli filmmaker Ari Folman’s latest is an animated docudrama in which the director and his friends play key roles deciphering a dream that is connected to Israel’s war with Lebanon.

Good Dick

An off-beat LA-based comedy as a solitary, hostile young woman with a porn addiction. Written and directed by Marianna Palka

Hunger

A horrific and unforgettable film about the 1981 Bobby Sands hunger strike directed and co-written by Steve McQueen

Alexandra

What war does to people’s humanity and how, without trust, touch and intimacy, we’re lost.

Linha de Passe

An outstanding realistic drama that shows these people’s ordinariness, strengths and weaknesses, and never idealizes or diminishes them.

Time and Winds (Bes Vakit)

A beautiful contemplative immersion in the children’s sense of the immensity of time and events. Written and directed by Reha Erdem

El Baño del Papa (The Pope’s Toilet)

A film about the Pope’s toilet. Directed by Enrique Fernandez and Cesar Charlone

My life inside

A masterful piece of film-making that leaves the audience gasping at the injustice of a 99 year sentence for a Mexican ‘illegal’ migrant following the death of the child she was minding

An island calling

An explosive mix of politics, religion and sexuality explored through the life of a gay couple in Fiji

Kids and money

The horrors of the attitudes towards money of Los Angeles 12-16-year-olds

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