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Two For Joy

'Two For Joy': Edinburgh Review

Samantha Morton plays a mother who is slipping into depression after the death of her husband

The Devil Outside Protagonist

'The Devil Outside': Edinburgh Review

A devout Christian teenager finds his faith tested by adolescence

Old Boys

'Old Boys': Edinburgh Review

An all-boys boarding school is the setting for a 1980s teenage take on the story of Cyrano de Bergerac


'My Name Is Myeisha': Edinburgh Review

A bold, experimental adaptation of the stageplay ‘Dreamscape’

Worlds Of Ursula K Le Guin

'Worlds Of Ursula K. Le Guin': Sheffield Review

Film charting the life and legacy of science fiction novelist Ursula K. Le Guin

For The Birds

'For The Birds': Sheffield Review

Eye-opening look at a woman who has adopted hundreds of birds


'Flow': Sheffield Review

Meditative documentary charting the Ganges and Biobio rivers

Under the Wire

'Under The Wire': Sheffield Review

Essential look at the fearless work of war correspondent Marie Colvin and photographer Paul Conroy

What Is Democracy

'What Is Democracy?': Sheffield Review

Filmmaker Astra Taylor explores the notion of democracy in the modern world

The Insufferable Groo

'The Insufferable Groo': Sheffield Review

Intriguing profile of self-proclaimed master low-budget filmmaker Stephen Groo

A Northern Soul

'A Northern Soul': Sheffield Review

Sean McAllister follows up A Syrian Love Story with an eye-opening look at his hometown of Hull

The Silence Of Others

'The Silence Of Others': Sheffield Review

Spanish citizens attempt to seek justice for atrocities carried out by General Franco’s regime

A woman captured

'A Woman Captured': Sheffield Review

Bernadett Tuza-Ritter’s debut feature documentary examines the life of a modern day Hungarian slave

The Breaker-Upperers

'The Breaker Upperers': Sydney Review

Hilarious ‘womance’ comedy from New Zealand is executive produced by Taika Watiti

the man who killed don quixote 2 c alan amato

'The Man Who Killed Don Quixote': Cannes Review

Dir: Terry Gilliam. Spain/France/Belgium/Portugal. 2017. 133mins

at war 2 c cannes competition

'At War': Cannes Review

Employees at a car plant are betrayed by their management: Stéphane Brizé’s film starrting Vincent Lindon follows what happens next.

sink or swim 2 c mika cotellon

'Sink Or Swim': Cannes Review

Good-natured comedy about an all-male synchronised swimming troupe directed by Gilles Lelouche

United Skates

'United Skates': Tribeca Review

An infectious documentary about roller skating takes the audience award (docs) at Tribeca

I dolours

'I, Dolours': Review

Documentary about unrepentant IRA terrorist Dolours Price

State like sleep

'State Like Sleep': Tribeca Review

An all-star cast - Michael Shannon, Michiel Huisman, Katherine Waterston - headline a routine Belgium-set whodunnit