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Flying Fish, Dir. Sanjeewa Pushpakumara, 2011

55th BFI London Film Festival

14 Oct 201120 Oct 2011

The ICA is proud to be part of the London Film Festival, showcasing the best new films from around the world.

All bookings are via the BFI Box Office 020 7928 3232 (9.30am-8.30pm daily) or the BFI website. Booking opens from 26 September.

  • The Lord Worked Wonders in Me, Dir. Albert Serra, 2011

    The Lord Worked Wonders in Me

    14 Oct 201115 Oct 2011

    The Lord Worked Wonders in Me is an uncompromising cinematic vision with the attention to composition you expect from Albert Serra.

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  • Flying Fish, Dir. Sanjeewa Pushpakumara, 2011

    Flying Fish

    14 Oct 201118 Oct 2011

    Three parallel stories reveal the economic and spiritual decay within a community that struggles to hang on to a degree of normailty despite the violence.

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  • Crulic – The Path to Beyond, Dir. Anca Damian, 2011

    Crulic – The Path to Beyond

    14 Oct 2011

    A co-production with the Krakow Festival Office, Crulic – The Path to Beyond is both a strong indictment of a prison system guided only by rules and an exposure of bureaucratic failings.

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  • Future’s Market

    14 Oct 2011

    An elegant and highly moving documentary by director Mercedes Álvarez on history, mortality, memory and the politics of commerce in the contemporary world.

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  • Abu, Son of Adam, Dir. Salim Ahamed, 2011

    Abu, Son of Adam

    15 Oct 2011

    Debut director Salim Ahamed presents a rare and poignant tale of Muslim community life in the southern Indian state of Kerala.

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  • Mourning, Morteza Farshbaf, 2011

    Mourning

    15 Oct 2011

    Farshbaf fashions a consistently surprising and blackly comic road trip that may herald the arrival of a major new Iranian talent.

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  • Stateless Things

    15 Oct 201116 Oct 2011

    By one of the brightest talents in Korean indie filmmaking Kim Kyung-Mook, Stateless Things cross-cuts between the stories of two dissimilar young men in present-day Seoul. 

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  • Yatasto, Hermes Paralluelo, 2011

    Yatasto

    16 Oct 2011

    Hermes Paralluelo’s thoughtful documentary charts three Argentine boys’ day-to-day adventures.

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  • The Day He Arrives, Dir. Hong Sangsoo, 2011

    The Day He Arrives

    16 Oct 2011

    Director Hong Sangsoo's film centres on drinking, social embarrassments, seductions and rejections. But once again, it all feels so fresh and unfamiliar.

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  • Darwin, Dir. Nick Brandestini, 2011

    Darwin

    16 Oct 2011

    From the trivial minutiae of small-town politics to a nearby secret weapon test site, Darwin’s atmospheric tone is pitch-perfect, depicting its curious subjects with respectful empathy.

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  • Twenty Cigarettes, James Benning, 2011

    Twenty Cigarettes

    17 Oct 2011

    James Benning structures this film by asking twenty individuals to smoke a cigarette, and each shot lasts as long as it takes for this to happen.

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  • Without, Mark Jackson, 2011

    Without

    17 Oct 2011

    Debut director Mark Jackson’s claustrophobic portrait of a confused young woman.

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  • Beats Being Dead, Dir. Christian Petzold, 2011

    Dreileben: Beats Being Dead

    17 Oct 2011

    Petzold brings a cool air of menace and unease to this story, and to the more fairytale elements of the setting and the youngsters’ romance.

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  • On the Ice, Andrew Okpeaha MacLean, 2011

    On the Ice

    18 Oct 2011

    In the isolated Alaskan town of Barrow, far north of the Arctic Circle, friends Qalli and Aivaaq have grown up together in a community where traditional values rub shoulders with the modern world.

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  • Dreileben: Don’t Follow Me Around

    18 Oct 2011

    Dominik Graf's film with a talky and almost self-consciously retro style.

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  • Eternity, Dir. Sivaroj Kongsakul, 2010

    Eternity

    18 Oct 201119 Oct 2011

    Although it’s rooted in very personal memories, Director Sivaroj Kongsaku's Eternity is not at all the usual autobiographical coming-of-age movie.

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  • Old Dog, Pema Tseden, 2010

    Old Dog

    19 Oct 201120 Oct 2011

    Pema Tseden finesses a completely convincing blend of naturalistic detail and bigger-picture metaphors for the strains of life in a changing Tibet. Not surprisingly, it’s very beautiful.

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  • Dreileben 3: One Minute of Darkness, Dir. Christoph Hochhäusler, 2011

    Dreileben: One Minute of Darkness

    19 Oct 2011

    With moments of dark humour, and surprising poignancy, the film reinforces the belief, common across all three films, that things are not always what they seem.

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  • Ostende, Laura Citarella, 2011

    Ostende

    19 Oct 201120 Oct 2011

    When a young woman wins a radio contest, her prize is four days in a hotel in Ostende. The film’s marked focus renders this a visually arresting and highly individual debut.

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  • Dir. Charliebebs Gohetia, 2011

    The Natural Phenomenon of Madness

    20 Oct 2011

    This second feature of Charliebebs Gohetia is a beautifully stylised meditation on what we think about when we’re in a relationship and having sex.

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