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AMÉRICA

WORLD PREMIERE:  True/False Film Festival

América is the uplifting, soulful story of three brothers who are brought together to care for their charismatic 93- year-old grandmother, América. The brothers, who are still young men, must confront the chasm between adolescent yearning and adult responsibilities as they learn to provide for her daily needs.

Directors: Erick Stoll & Chase Whiteside


Under the wire

WORLD PREMIERE: Sheffield Doc/Fest

On 10 February 2012, war-correspondent Marie Colvin and photographer Paul Conroy entered war-ravaged Syria to cover the plight of civilians trapped in besieged Homs, under attack by the Syrian army. Only one of them returned. This is their story. 

Director: Chris Martin

 


BALLET NOW

Produced by Emmy-winning Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men, The Handmaid's Tale) and directed by Steven Cantor (Dancer), the film portrays the groundbreaking dance series Ballet Now which unites the world’s foremost dance talent for an international collaboration. Read more...

Director : Steven Cantor


The Eyes of Orson Welles

WORLD PREMIERE: Cannes Film Festival 2018

Filmmaker Mark Cousins dives deep into the visual world of legendary director and actor Orson Welles to reveal a portrait of the artist as he’s never been seen before – through his own eyes, sketched with his own hand, painted with his own brush. Read more...

Director: Mark Cousins


Commander Arian

WORLD PREMIERE: HotDocs 2018

Hit by 5 bullets, Commander Arian experiences the cost of war in the flesh as she is forced to redefine her role in the struggle for women’s freedom. Read more...

Director: Alba Sotorra


Chi-Town

WORLD PREMIERE: SXSW 2018

An underdog basketball player from Chicago goes on a meteoric rise to become one of the best college point guards in the nation. But while he pursues dreams of the NBA, his success contrasts with the effects of gun violence on his friends back home. Read more...

Director: Nick Budabin


Studio 54

WORLD PREMIERE: Sundance 2018

1970s New York. One nightclub defines an era and a generation. For the first time, one of the people behind the infamous Studio 54 tells the in-depth story of how the world's greatest nightclub was created. Read more...

Director:  Matt Tyrnauer


The Price Of Everything

WORLD PREMIERE: Sundance 2018

Deep dive into the rarefied world of contemporary art where everything can be bought and sold, The Price of Everything is a stunning expose of the role of art in today’s consumerist society. Read more...

Director: Nathaniel Kahn


MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A.

WORLD PREMIERE: Sundance 2018

MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. is drawn from a cache of personal tapes shot by Maya and her closest friends over the last 22 years, capturing her remarkable journey from immigrant teenager in London, to the international popstar M.I.A. Read more...

Director: Steve Loveridge


Minding the Gap

WORLD PREMIERE: Sundance 2018

Three young men bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship. Read more...

Director: Bing Liu


Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist

WORLD PREMIERE: Sundance 2018

With exclusive, unprecedented access, Westwood is the first film to encompass the remarkable story of Vivienne’s life, her fashion, her personality, her activism and her cultural importance. Read more...

Director: Lorna Tucker


Kusama - Infinity

WORLD PREMIERE: Sundance 2018

This is the fascinating story of the queen of polka dots, Yayoi Kusama, one of the most popular artists in the world today. The film traces Kusama’s trajectory from a conservative upbringing in Japan to battling sexism and racism in 1960s NYC to her unstoppable rise to international fame. Read more...

Director : Heather Lenz


Generation Wealth

WORLD PREMIERE: Sundance 2018

Generation Wealth is the fruition of a twenty-five-year documentary inquiry into what has been called “the influence of affluence”. In the era when Donald Trump becomes president, Lauren Greenfield's film is a searing exploration of the aspiration for wealth. Read more...

Director : Lauren Greenfield


The Deminer

WORLD PREMIERE: IDFA 2017

With just a pair of wire cutters, deminer Fakhir disarms thousands of explosive mines across Mosul (Iraq) - a task that could cost him his life but save the lives of thousands. Read more...

Director : Hogir Hirori
Co-director: Shinwar Kamal


That Summer

WORLD PREMIERE: Telluride Film Festival 2017

The Beales of Grey Gardens, Big Edie and Little Edie take centre stage in That Summer. The film uncovers footage lost for decades shot by Andy Warhol, Peter Beard and the socialite sister of Jackie Onassis, Lee Radziwill. Read more...

Director : Göran Hugo Olsson


Lots of Kids, a Monkey and a Castle

WORLD PREMIERE: Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2017

A charming and rich portrait of eccentric matriarch Julita Salmerón and her family. With hilarious and unexpected turns we discover just how Julita got her three childhood wishes: lots of kids, a monkey, and a castle. Read more...

Director : Gustavo Salmerón


Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex, Fashion & Disco

WORLD PREMIERE: London Film Festival 2017

Featuring Jessica Lange, Jerry Hall, Karl Lagerfeld, Bill Cunningham, Yves Saint Laurent and many more. An intimate portrait of Antonio Lopez, the most influential fashion illustrator of 1970s and his colourful and sometimes outrageous milieu. Read more...

Director : James Crump


This is Congo

WORLD PREMIERE: Venice Biennale 2017

A highly-immersive, unfiltered look into one of the longest conflicts in the world. Read more...

Director : Daniel McCabe


Kevyn Aucoin

WORLD PREMIERE: Outfest Film Festival 2017
Told through his own footage, this is the story of iconic makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin from his troubled childhood to becoming the most in-demand celebrity and fashion make-up artist. Read more...

Director : Lori Kaye


Mountain

WORLD PREMIERE: Sydney Film Festival 2017

From the director of the BAFTA-nominated Sherpa and narrated by Willem Dafoe, Mountain explores the nature of our modern fascination with mountains in collaboration with one of the greatest chamber orchestras in the world. Read more...

Director: Jen Peedom


The Work

WORLD PREMIERE: SXSW 2017

Inside Folsom Prison, The Work follows three men during four days of intensive group therapy with serving convicts, revealing an intimate and powerful portrait of authentic human transformation that transcends what we think of as rehabilitation. Read more...

Directors: Jairus McLeary and Gethin Aldous


Joyride

Following a multi-million dollar Global Health Challenge announced by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Scientific researchers around the world are on a mission to create the world's thinnest condom. Read more...

Director : Randall Wood


Have You Seen The Listers?

WORLD PREMIERE: Melbourne International Film Festival 2017

A candid and personal insight into a young family as Anthony embarks on the rocky road to become the world's greatest street artist. Read more...

Director : Eddie Martin