An ex-drug addict reflects on life in and out of prison in this short by BAFTA-winner Lynne Ramsay, based on real accounts.
A ghostly boy returns from the grave to warn against reopening 'The Devil's Mine' in this spooky drama.
Ownership and displacement is chronicled in Patrick Keiller's fourth feature, which he explains here alongside an expert panel.
The introduction to the 54th BFI London Film Festival's Archive Gala presentation of The Great White Silence.
A panel of experts discuss the remarkable restoration of Herbert Ponting’s extraordinary record of Captain Scott’s ill-fated race to the South Pole.
Cannes prizewinner, about an ailing man revisiting his past, is a measured, lyrical evocation of mysterious beauty and quiet humanity.
Candid and lively chat with Helen Hunt and John Hawkes exploring a disabled man's decision to seek a sex surrogate
Extraordinary and exquisite views of life and landscape in Beijing during the late Qing dynasty.
Directed by Bruno Forzani, Hélène Cattet
Another giallo-inspired exercise in operatic violence from Belgian duo Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani, directors of the acclaimed Amer.
Nicolas Roeg’s cult sci-fi stars David Bowie as an alien attempting to amass a fortune to save his home planet, but unable to escape his decadent earthly lifestyle.
Michael Fassbender is the man inside the papier-mâché head, in this fictionalised reimagining of the story of northern entertainer Frank Sidebottom.
Directed by Tobias Lindholm
Tobias Lindholm’s outstanding thriller offers a fresh twist on the hijacking drama by contrasting the experiences of two key protagonists – the ship’s cook and the company CEO tasked with managing negotiations back home.
Directed by Ann Hui On-wah
A wealthy film executive reconnects with the nanny who raised him, in a touching drama from the great humanist of the Hong Kong New Wave, Ann Hui.
This intimate study of Hong Kong explores the life and landscape of the former British colony in exquisite detail.
Directed by Biyi Bandele-Thomas
Thandie Newton and Chiwetel Ejiofor star in the acclaimed adaption of the Orange Prize-winning novel.
Directed by Hong Khaou
Ben Whishaw stars in an intimate portrait of two strangers brought together by the common language of grief.
Richard Ayoade’s stylish and sinister adaptation of Dostoevsky’s story stars Jesse Eisenberg in a dual-role as a timid office clerk confronted by his confident, scheming doppelganger.
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