Festival Programme

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I NEVER CRY

May 26, 6:00 PM
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A young Polish girl travels to Ireland to recover the body of her father, long estranged from the family back home.

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STEPHEN FREARS IN CONVERSATION

MAY 26, 11:00 AM
Until: June 11, 7.00 PM
A special event celebrating 50 years of film making from one of the UK's most prolific film makers

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THE FATHER

May 24, 7:00 PM
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A man in the grip of dementia refuses all offers of help from his loved ones as his understanding of reality ebbs away.

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DISCLOSURE

May 25, 6:00 PM
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Two couples chat beside a suburban pool, but the unease mounts as they turn to a recent incident involving their young kids.

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SURGE

May 25, 7:00 PM
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A stripped-back thriller about a man who goes on a reckless journey of self-liberation over 24 hours in London.

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THE SWORDSMAN

May 25, 7:00 PM
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An ailing swordsman must persevere in his bloody craft to win back his kidnapped daughter before his eyesight fails.

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OSKAR & LILLI: WHERE NO ONE...

May 25, 8:00 PM
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Two young Chechen refugees tolerate life with foster carers before trying to reunite with their mother.

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HOW TO BE A GOOD WIFE

May 26, 7:00 PM
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A dutiful wife rises up, inspired by the Spirit of May '68 and by the secret her dead husband bequeaths her.

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A TALE OF THREE SISTERS

May 26, 8:00 PM
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Three sisters compete for a chance to escape the isolation of their Anatolian village with a wealthy big city benefactor.

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THE ATLANTIC CITY STORY

May 27, 6:00 PM
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Hitting Atlantic City, Jane forms an unlikely bond with a young gambler. But she can’t run from her marriage forever.

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THE GARDEN LEFT BEHIND

May 27, 7:00 PM
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Tina, a Mexican trans woman, lives a precarious undocumented life in NYC with her grandmother.

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DINNER IN AMERICA

May 27, 8:00 PM
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A victimised girl and an anarchic punk with a penchant for pyromania form an unlikely couple in this misfit romance.

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WET SEASON

May 28, 6:00 PM
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In Singapore, teacher Ling becomes the object of an infatuation when she takes one of her students under her wing.

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INTO DAD'S WOODS

May 28, 7:00 PM
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Gina, 15, struggles with the mental disintegration of her beloved and eccentric nature-loving father.

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THE NIGHT OF THE BEAST

May 28, 8:00 PM
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Iron Maiden, Bogota, 1980. A dream come true for two young metalheads who are determined to see the band.

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WHAT YOU DON'T KNOW ABOUT ME

May 29, 6:00 PM
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Two people with secrets and from very different backgrounds make an unlikely marriage, something neither was seeking.

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WINONA

May 29, 7:00 PM
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Four young women gambol on a beach. A day of play for close friends, it seems, but there's a reason they’re here.

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MATING

May 29, 7:00 PM
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Two Swedish millennials offer up a year of their lives to the camera as they online-date and a romance blossoms.

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UNIDENTIFIED

May 29, 8:00 PM
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A labyrinthine police thriller in which a flawed but determined detective (yes, one of those) begins to seem ever more flawed.

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ARISTOCRATS

May 30, 6:00 PM
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Two young women, struggling to follow their own destinies against class-defined expectations, form an unlikely friendship.

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MY WONDERFUL WANDA

May 30, 7:00 PM
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Young Polish live-in carer Wanda brings joy and havoc to the lakeside villa of an affluent Swiss family.

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SISTERS APART

May 30, 7:00 PM
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Rojda, a Kurdish member of the German army, sets out clandestinely to reunite her family, dispersed by Middle Eastern wars.

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EDEN

May 30, 8:00 PM
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Three teenagers, one clever, one confident and one timid, come under the influence of a slightly older zealot at a religious summer camp.

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THE OUTSIDE STORY

May 31, 6:00 PM
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Locked out of his apartment, Charles sees there's more to life as he suddenly becomes dependent upon his long-ignored neighbours.

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OUT IN THE OPEN

May 31, 7:00 PM
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A young boy fleeing an abuser is helped across the sun-baked Andalusian terrain by a world-weary shepherd.

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NIGHT OF THE KINGS

May 31, 8:00 PM
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In a bid to save his life, young prison inmate Roman weaves a tall tale about the rise and fall of a notorious gang leader.

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SWEET THING

June 01, 6:00 PM
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Two young siblings set out on the road with a friend to escape their dysfunctional family life.

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MADLY IN LIFE

June 01, 7:00 PM
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Alex and Noémie want a child - a wish both denied and oddly fulfilled when his mother develops a rare neurodegenerative disease.

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OLIVER SACKS

June 01, 8:00 PM
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The life of the sometime hedonist, pioneering neurologist and celebrated author of ‘The Man Who Mistook his Wife for a Hat’.

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KUBRICK BY KUBRICK

June 02, 6:00 PM
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A revealing and beautifully constructed documentary based on a rare interviews master director Stanley Kubrick gave in 1980.

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FATHER/OTAC

June 02, 7:00 PM
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A determined father treks from his village home to the Serbian capital Belgrade to protest against the removal of his kids.

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UNDER THE STARS OF PARIS

June 02, 8:00 PM
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A homeless Parisienne and an 8-yr-old Burkinabé boy scour the streets of the city in search of the boy's absent mother.

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HIGH GROUND

June 03, 7:00 PM
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The sole survivor of a massacre as a child, Gutjuk is recruited 12 years later to hunt for a violent Aboriginal warrior.

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BRIGHTON

June 04, 7:00 PM
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Two British working-class couples return to Brighton after 40 years and struggle to accept changes in society and themselves.

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DON'T FREAK OUT

June 01, 10:100 AM
Until: June 11 12.50pm
A visiting alien sends a message home: he has a human family now, and he’s never coming back.

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The Last Vaquita (FREE Short)

May 25, 10:00 AM
Until: June 4, 11:59 PM
Two wildlife artists join the fight at sea to save the almost extinct vaquita porpoise.

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A Splash of Blue (FREE Short)

May 25, 10:00 AM
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Bea has always known the sky to be green; can she paint herself a better world?

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More Than Time (FREE Short)

May 26, 10:00 AM
Until: June 4, 11:59 PM
Memories populate the Liverpool streets. Reflections are shared by locals on an answerphone during the pandemic.

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Fatima's Job (FREE Short)

May 26, 10:00 AM
Until: June 4, 11:59 PM
An insight into the feeling of young artist's navigating the pandemic; "Rethink, Reskill, Reboot?"

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0000E8 (FREE Short)

May 27 10:00 AM
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What happens when an object from out of this world suddenly appears?

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Angel Falls (FREE Short)

May 27, 10:00 AM
Until: June 4, 11:59 PM
What would you do with your final hour?


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