Scroll through the A-Z list of independent features from all over the world. Click on the title for a detailed page on each film. Remember, this is the 2007 list!
Not to be confused with the British version of the tale directed by Michael Apted and released this year, Jeta Amata’s film is a historical landmark, in that it is the first 35mm feature ever made in Nigeria.
Hit Japanese blockbuster from the director of Ghost in the Shell. - Best International Feature Nominee
The cinema of Fritz Lang meets Tim Burton in this beautiful Argentinian movie. - Best International Feature Nominee
A documentary focussing on a strain of this erotic art form peculiar to Japan known as kinbaku, it features three of the country’s leading practitioners of this erotic art form in action, as they perform elaborately binding their models’ bodies using multiple pieces of rope for S&M specialist stage shows, magazine photo shoots and videos specialising in S&M.
Actor Michael Madsen decides to turn the tables on the notorious paparazzo, Billy Dant, by hiring a trio of up-and-coming documentary filmmakers to chronicle Dant's life, loves, and troubles.A brilliant spoof on tabloid journalism and independent filmmaking.
A unique story which historically tries to describe many events in the pre-first world war Sarajevo.
A punk makes a living by selling unexploded shells from WW2.
Ruthless life-on-the-edge of a young Brazilian girl growing up in a society shaped by violence and sexual abuse.
Documentary focusing on the refugee survivors of the Vietnam War.
An erotic mystery about power and sex, the entanglement of victim and perpetrator, and a man's struggle to regain his lost self.
An IT company hires an actor to serve as the company's president in order to help the business get sold to a cranky Icelander.
A light hearted investigation of modern South Africa.
Karitas is a single mother of four who desperately tries to make ends meet. Fighting a losing battle with her ex-husband for custody over her three daughters, she's oblivious to what's going on with her twelve year old son Gudmunder, a victim of brutal bullying at school and whose life is on the fast track to destruction.
An eccentric Belgian inventor travels to Quebec to search for his family.
16 years after Linda Riss has acid thrown in her face by Burt Pagach, the couple marry. - Best Documentary Nominee
A man discovers a facial cream which makes him irresistable to others around him, but soon learns that it also has consequences.
Synopsis Excellent sequel to the groundbreaking Russian hit Night Watch which screened at Raindance in 2005.
The draft is back - what would you do if called to serve? In NYC in the near future, three best friends must grapple with everything they believe after they are given thirty days to report for duty.
Live fast, die faster - Hilarious action-comedy about stunt car drivers in New Zealand. - Best Debut Feature Nominee
At one time Dolina was a flourishing little place, but now everything shows the signs of destruction and poverty, even though the inhabitants are doing their best to smarten things up a bit for the arrival of a high-ranking guest in the person of the Archbishop
Oscar walks into a bar. The bar's walls are covered in photographs. The pictures are the door to the lives of people that could be any one of us. - Best Debut Feature Nominee
Godard’s Cannes hit from 2001 focuses on Edgar (Bruno Putzulu), an author who develops a novel project exploring the four key moments of love. When a beautiful girl is considered for the project he is convinced they have met before, at which point the film jumps back two years in time to investigate his curiosity.
Found camera footage reveals the story of a normal family disintegrating into an unimaginable nightmare. Best UK Feature Nominee.
A Flemish ‘Trainspotting meets Man Bites Dog’. Disturbing and brilliant. - Best Debut Feature Nominee
A ground-breaking documentary, following the glamorous, dark and defiant lives of three Hijras, Indian Transgenders, living with AIDS.
A deeply personal documentary about Frank Garcia, an 80's one-hit wonder musician and his blonde bombshell wife Cindy, who makes him live in the basement. - Best Documentary Nominee.