BODY OF WATER
Lucy Brydon’s powerful debut feature sensitively explores the impact of an eating disorder on a family.
OUTSIDE THE CITY
The monks of Mt St Bernard Abbey, a community of 25 men, are opening the first Trappist brewery in the UK. For their historic, counter-cultural lifestyle to survive, the venture must succeed.
THE UNCERTAIN KINGDOM
From Comedies and dramas, through to documentaries and experimental filmmaking, The Uncertain Kingdom is a ground-breaking anthology of twenty short films from twenty directors that together offer a unique snapshot of the UK in 2020.
An authentic and touching love story from a place where second chances are hard to come by, this impressive debut feature marks actor turned writer-director Aki Omoshaybi as a talent to watch.
Steeped in the mythos of Bruce Springsteen songs about growing up in small towns, racing cars and falling into the trap of repeating your parents’ mistakes, Scott Graham’s third feature is a stripped-down character study of father-son dynamics and how teenage dreams are hard to leave behind when you missed your chance to hit the road and run.
As the glinting steel and mirror-glass skyscrapers of London’s financial hub edge ever closer, the area surrounding Hoxton Street has been transformed by ‘luxury’ redevelopments and sky-high property prices. This traditional East London street, less than a mile from the City of London, has become the last bastion of the areas disadvantaged – a concentration of the aged, poor and dispossessed.
From a young age, Jill has acted as the responsible adult in her small family. She cares for her loving but mentally unstable mother and her younger brother. The news that their estranged father will be visiting on Jill’s birthday gives the children much-needed hope. When the family is struck by tragedy, Jill keeps it a secret.
Making Noise Quietly
Adapted from Robert Holman’s acclaimed play of the same name, strangers meet for conversations on the edge of three different wars.
Drama, dance and death innovatively collide in Georgia Parris’ life-affirming debut feature starring renowned contemporary dancer Bobbi Jene Smith.