New British Cinema - London Film Festival 2007
Period, schmeriod. New British Cinema is shrugging off the wigs for truthful looks at racist tension, orthodox jews and a Britain that is unafraid of the modern world.
Here are the films:
Battle for Haditha
Nick Broomfield's docu-drama about the war in Iraq.
Young Jack is haunted by memories and dreams of escaping the terrible past.
The English Surgeon
A shocking documentary about the state of health care in Eastern Europe.
Hold Me Tight Let Me Go
A moving look at a school for traumatised and violent youngsters.
In Prison My Whole Life
An compelling statement on the issue of death penalty in America.
In the Shadow of the Moon
Previously unseen footage of the surviving Apollo astronauts.
A woman's life is revealed in a series of fascinating and surprising flashbacks.
During her holiday in Italy Anna takes off on a journey of self-discovery.