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For the Birds

For the Birds

Opening Event of the 2018 Central Scotland Documentary Festival.

04/10

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Nae Pasaran

Nae Pasaran

In 1974 a group of workers at the Rolls Royce factory in East Kilbride showed their support for the people of Chile.

05/10

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Out

Out

Showing us the ground breaking moment of individuals lives.

05/10

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Island

Island

Four individuals experience the year in which their lives will end, in a life-affirming reflection on the phenomena of dying.

05/10

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Matangi / Maya / M.I.A

Matangi / Maya / M.I.A

A sonic sketchbook, art school punk, hip-hop beats and the unwavering, ultra-confident voice of a burgeoning multicultural youth.

05/10 - 06/10

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Grenfell

Grenfell

Filmed over the course of the year, this documentary provides an extensive collection of interviews with people connected to the Grenfell Tower fire.

05/10

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Faces Places

Faces Places

Agnès Varda makes her long-awaited return to film-making with the story of a road trip unlike any other.

06/10

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Scenarios for a Normal Life

Scenarios for a Normal Life

The story of Jonathan, an 8 year old with ASD (autistic spectrum disorder) and how a childsized humanoid robot called Kaspar is helping change his life.

06/10

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All the Wild Horses

All the Wild Horses

Saddle up for the longest and toughest horse race on the planet.

06/10

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Skid Row Marathon

Skid Row Marathon

High Court Judge Craig Mitchell uses a long-distance running club to give an unlikely group of people a second chance at life.

06/10

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Time Trial

Time Trial

Follow David Millar as he takes on the Tour De France one last time.

06/10

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Black Mother

Black Mother

This documentary channels rebellion and reverence into a deeply personal ode.

06/10

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The Silence of Others

The Silence of Others

This documentary reveals the epic struggle of victims of Spain’s 40-year dictatorship under General Franco, who continue to seek justice to this day.

06/10

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One Note at a Time

One Note at a Time

The story of the musicians who fought to resuscitate the music scene in New Orleans after the deadly hurricane.

06/10

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Hip Hop Workshop: Beats Bus

Hip Hop Workshop: Beats Bus

Join the Hull Beats Bus when it arrives in Stirling!

07/10

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Donkeyote

Donkeyote

This documentary is about Manolo's two loves: his animals and taking long wanders through nature.

07/10

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The Eyes of Orson Welles

The Eyes of Orson Welles

This documentary explores how the genius of Welles still resonates today in the age of Trump - more than 30 years after his death.

07/10

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Meeting Jim

Meeting Jim

Meet Jim Haynes, an extraordinary 83-year-old man that people call the inventor of the social network – the reallife version of Facebook.

07/10

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The Brave Class

The Brave Class

This documentary explores how reality changes according to the words we use to define it.

07/10

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The Ballymurphy Precedent

The Ballymurphy Precedent

This documentary focuses on one of the most significant events of The Troubles which is largely unknown.

07/10

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Sharing Meal

Sharing Meal

Bring something to eat, and something to share

07/10

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Nureyev - All the World His Stage

Nureyev - All the World His Stage

This documentary is a theatrical and cinematic experience like no other.

07/10

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Bruce Lee and the Outlaw

Bruce Lee and the Outlaw

Nicu has to realise that perhaps the King of the Underworld in not the perfect father.

07/10

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Kaiser: The Greatest Footballer Never to Play Football

Kaiser: The Greatest Footballer Never to Play Football

Dreaming of escaping poverty, Kaiser lacks talent but is determined to become a professional footballer.

07/10

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A Northern Soul

A Northern Soul

A documentary by Sean McAllister that tells the story of Steve - a struggling warehouse worker by day and a hip-hop performer by night.

07/10

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The Rape of Recy Taylor

The Rape of Recy Taylor

This documentary exposes a legacy of physical abuse of black women and reveals Rosa Parks’ intimate role in Recy Taylor’s story.

08/10

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The Bigger Picture Show

The Bigger Picture Show

Closing Event - a guided tour through a selection of the more extraordinary films in our moving image archives in Scotland and beyond.

08/10

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