The unbelievable story of a six brothers who grew up within the confines of their New York apartment, their paranoid and overprotective father never allowing them outdoors. His film collection becomes their only link to the outside world, until they are old enough to break free…
Based on the journals of a young Che Guevara, who as a medical student embarked on a road trip across South America with his friend Alberto Granado in order to discover the continent and its people. What starts off as a raucous, hedonistic journey becomes far more sobering as the men encounter the extreme poverty, hunger and disease facing their countrymen.
The incredible true story of Sudan’s Lost Boys – thousands of whom were orphaned during the bloody Second Sudanese Civil war. This film recounts the journey of two boys resettled together in America, a world apart from their lives in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Cult film based on the life story of Christiane F., who as young girl in 1970s Berlin became addicted to heroin and prostituted herself at Zoo Station to fund her drug habit. Basically what it says on the tin!
Noel Clarke’s drama about a group of youths growing up fast in an underprivileged West London neighborhood, where they fall into crime, underage sex and drug dealing. Violent, dark and disturbing at times.
The real-life tale of a group of Syrian refugee women who were relocated to Jordan, where they took part in a drama-therapy workshop and created an adaptation of Euripides’ tragedy The Trojan Women, based on their horrific experiences of war and terror. The emotive production was later reworked for the London Westend.
A French-Tunisian drama about an unemployed shipyard worker who converts a boat into a restaurant in order to provide for his large, boisterous migrant family. The title translates literally as ‘couscous and mullet’, which is just what guests are served, alongside an erotic belly-dance show. Indeed a sensory feast!