Ordinary people dance in private moments of personal abandon in living rooms across London. A cinematographic ode to the beauty, grace and humour of the human body in motion, and the joy of music and dance.
The highly regimented formality of military drill is set within the trees, grasses and birdlife of gentle Salisbury Plain. The stark, ironic contrast transmits a senseless beauty and spectacle to ... More »
"Habit a dress of particular rank, degree, profession, function, order, a pattern of behaviour, practice, custom, action." ... A habit to get into and out of, this film embroiders the habit, stitches ... More »
A highly original film about five characters working in an alienating office seen in a cycle of 24 hours. As the camera travels from managers to a night-shift cleaner, the characters' inner voices ... More »
A series of candid, funny documentaries about four British women who only have one thing in common - their name A wanderer a policewoman, a cookbook writer and a saleswoman share their thoughts on ... More »
The sense of sight is central to the experience of cinema and of the world for most people. This simple but profoundly moving documentary intimately suggests through the daring use of photographic ... More »
Written and directed by the festival's longstanding Asian Cinema consultant, Tony Rayns, this is a comprehensive overview of the truly cultural revolution which is taking place in the Chinese cinema ... More »