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SO HELP ME GOD

Dir: Jean Libon & Yves Hinant

Anne Gruwez is a Brussels-based judge with a lot of character. She faces her defendants with a steely confidence and lays down the law with a light-hearted, no-nonsense force, and a nonchalance for the macabre.

SCIENCE FAIR

Dir: Cristina Costantini & Darren Foster

Science Fair follows nine high school students from around the globe as they navigate rivalries, setbacks and, of course, hormones, on their journey to compete at the International Science and Engineering Fair.

SHADOW WORLD

Dir: Johan Grimonprez

Stitching together archive footage of historical events, recent interviews with political experts and an eerily nostalgic soundtrack, Shadow World is the masterful documentary from Johan Grimonprez that exposes the depths of corruption within the global arms trade.

SAFARI

Dir: Ulrich Seidl

Master provocateur Ulrich Seidl returns in unnerving style with a macabre examination of trophy hunting and the luxury tourist trade that accompanies it. A vacation movie about killing; a killer movie about human nature.

STILL WATERS + Q&A

Dir: Peter Gordon

In his tiny, one-room school in Brooklyn, Stephen Haff teaches forty kids reading, creative writing and Latin. His classes are free, and offered to the children of Latino immigrant families, creating a much needed creative haven for kids who are often overlooked.

SCHOOL LIFE

Dir: Neasa Ní Chianáin & David Rane

Amanda and John teach English and Rock ’n Roll at a Hogwarts-like Irish boarding school. This eccentric couple have worked magic in hilarious fashion on children for nearly 50 years, but leaving is the hardest lesson to learn.  

SCHOOL LIFE + Q&A

Dir: Neasa Ní Chianáin & David Rane

Amanda and John teach English and Rock ’n Roll at a Hogwarts-like Irish boarding school. This eccentric couple have worked magic in hilarious fashion on children for nearly 50 years, but leaving is the hardest lesson to learn.  

STEP

Dir: Amanda Lipitz

An uplifting and vibrant film following an inner city Baltimore high school Step team. Under the guidance of their mothers and mentors, the ‘Lethal Ladies’ step team fight against the odds and use their dancing as a way to express themselves, unite their peers and keep chasing their dreams.

SONITA

Dir: Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami

Sonita Alizadeh, a strong-willed teenager who idolises Rihanna and Michael Jackson, is an aspiring rapper, in spite of all the obstacles she confronts in Iran and from her conservative Afghan family. She is an undocumented Afghan refugee in Tehran, and her family has other plans for her.