I, Daniel Blake (2016)

drama

Daniel Blake, 59, finds himself in no-man’s land caught on the barbed wire of welfare bureaucracy.

War on Everyone (2016)

comedy

Two corrupt cops in New Mexico set out to blackmail and frame every criminal unfortunate enough to cross their path.

Anthropoid (2016)

drama, thriller, history

General Reinhard Heydrich was The Reich's third in command after Hitler and Himmler and the leader of occupying Nazi forces in Czechoslovakia whose reign of terror prompted self-exiled Czech and Slovak soldiers to hatch a top-secret mission that would change the face of Europe forever.

This Beautiful Fantastic (2016)

comedy, drama

A young woman who dreams of being a children's author makes an unlikely friendship with a cantankerous, rich old widower.

The Carer (2016)

comedy

A young Hungarian girl becomes a carer for legendary actor Sir Michael Gifford who suffers from an incurable disease.

Ali and Nino (2016)

drama, romance, history

Ali is an upper class Muslim man, whose family holds a great deal of power in Baku, Azerbaijan.Nino, Ali's lover, is from neighboring Georgia and is christian, but the two are deeply in love.

Adult Life Skills (2016)

comedy

Anna is stuck: she's approaching 30, living like a hermit in her mum's garden shed and wondering why the suffragettes ever bothered.

A Patch of Fog (2015)

drama, thriller

A security guard catches a famous writer/television host shoplifting and blackmails him into becoming friends.

Burn Burn Burn (2015)

comedy, drama

Following the death of their friend, two girls in their late twenties embark on a road trip to spread his ashes.

The Levelling (2016)

drama

Clover, the film's clearheaded young protagonist, comes home to Somerset after learning that her younger brother Harry has killed himself.

Away (2016)

drama

This beautifully sustained and often heart wrenching drama gradually reveals the story of two lost souls who, against all the odds, offer the other a sense of hope.

Hamlet (2015)

theatre production

From its ground-breaking, sell-out run at Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre comes a film version of this unique and critically acclaimed production of Hamlet, with BAFTA nominee Maxine Peake in the title role.

XVII NEW BRITISH FILM FESTIVAL