UK Film Council New Cinema Fund

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  • Man on Wire

    Man on Wire

    An extraordinary documentary, constructed like a thriller, about a daring and illegal tightrope walk between the towers of the World Trade Center in 1974.

  • The Magdalene Sisters

    The Magdalene Sisters

    Peter Mullan’s vein-bulgingly angry second feature dramatises the real-life reign of terror that, until shockingly recently, afflicted countless girls and young women in Ireland.

  • Bright Star

    Bright Star

    New Zealand director Jane Campion brings her own poetic sensibility to the brief, desperate romance between John Keats and his neighbour Fanny Brawne.

  • The Wind That Shakes the Barley

    The Wind That Shakes the Barley

    Ken Loach won his first Palme d’Or for his controversial depiction of two brothers who join the Republican Army in 1920 to fight for Irish independence.

  • The Arbor

    The Arbor

    A groundbreaking dramatised documentary about the troubled lives of Bradford playwright Andrea Dunbar (Rita, Sue and Bob Too!) and her daughters, with actors lip-synching authentic interviews.

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