Written & Directed by Simon Amstell
Benjamin is a character-led comedy about being weird and struggling for connection.
The film opens as Benjamin, a rising star filmmaker, is on the brink of premiering his difficult second film ’No Self' at the London Film Festival when Billie, his hard drinking publicist, introduces him to a mesmeric French musician called Noah.
CAST INCLUDES: Colin Morgan, Phénix Brossard, Joel Fry, Jessica Raine & Anna Chancellor
Directed by Bill Buckhurst
Available to rent or buy on iTunes
Summertime, 1994. In a quiet mining village just outside Doncaster, a rumour stirs about the legend of a giant carp in the nearby decoy ponds. Trevor takes watch one night at the water’s edge. The following night, he decides to lead a brigade of young friends and neighbours on a fishing expedition. In a world of broken families, cassette tapes and rumbling political fever, these friends, each with their own struggles to bear, share a moment of harmony as they witness the carp for themselves that they will never forget.
CAST INCLUDES: Tom Varey, Esmé Creed Miles. Angus Imrie, Abraham Lewis & Daisy Edgar Jones.
Directed by Lisa Mulcahy
A young man, Stevie, awakes on a wasteland overlooking Bradford, still bleeding from a brutal attack that has left him with severe memory loss. Recent events are a total blank; his more distant memories are a blur. He slowly begins to piece together his identity: his name, his home, his family. At first it appears he returns to his former self but through a series of painful flashbacks and encounters, he comes to learn of the dark and disturbing events that led to his beating. Ashamed to learn of the person he has become – and the dangerous world he became mixed up in – Stevie realises he will have to pay. But at what price?
CAST INCLUDES: Laurie Kynastan, Esmé Creed-Miles, Mark Addy, Stephanie Hyam & Akbar Kurtha
Directed by Dominic Dromgoole
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MAKING NOISE QUIETLY is a delicate, witty and poetic triptych of stories that paint a human picture of the subtly devastating effects of war. A conscientious objector and a roaming artist find tenderness as the carnage of the Second World War unfolds across the English Channel. A bereaved mother struggles with bitterness and love in recollecting her son, lost in the Falklands. Deep in the Black Forest of Germany, an ageing holocaust survivor seeks to bring peace to a disturbed young boy and his equally wild step-father.
CAST INCLUDES: Trystan Gravelle, Deborah Findlay, Barbara Marten, Geoffrey Streatfeild, Matthew Tennyson, Luke Thompson & Orton O'Brien.
Directed by Nathalie Biancheri
Laurie, a cynical schoolgirl, builds and nurtures a secret friendship with Pete, an older man who's apparently obsessed with her.
CAST INCLUDES: Cosmo Jarvis, Lauren Coe and Sadie Frost
Directed by J.P. Watts
A group of British tunnelers dig underneath no man's land, from the Allied trenches to the German trenches, and set bombs under the German front in hopes of breaking the deadly stalemate of the Battle of Messines..
CAST INCLUDES: Sam Hazeldine, Kris Hitchen, Tom Goodman Hill.
Directed by Meg Leonard and Nick Moorcroft
Fred Films / Flying Fish Productions
Following the success of their first album, the Fisherman's Friends struggle to adjust to their new-found fame and work towards a second album.
CAST INCLUDES: James Purefoy, Imelda May, Maggie Steed and Dave Johns.
Directed by Charles and Tom Guard
Sky Studios, Ingenius & Rocket Science
A retired Irish paramilitary witnesses the fatal shooting of his pregnant wife by an SAS officer. After outwitting the SAS, now wounded, and presumed dead, he escapes, taking his revenge to the dark and paranoid streets of 1970's London.
CAST INCLUDES: Felicity Jones, Mark Strong, Colin Morgan and Aml Ameen.