The Dead Don’t Die – 12 July
In the sleepy small town of Centerville, something is not quite right. The moon hangs large and low in the sky, the hours of daylight are becoming unpredictable and animals exhibit unusual behaviours. No one foresees the strangest and most dangerous repercussion that will soon start plaguing Centerville: THE DEAD DON’T DIE — they rise from their graves and savagely attack and feast on the living — and the citizens of the town must battle for their survival.
Agnes by Varda – 18 July
Varda by Agnes finds her looking straight at the camera to talk about life, cinema, her life in films and the films of her life. Something of a postscript to her autobiographical The Beaches of Agnès, this is a moving and fun portrait that talks about the work of this exceptional Belgian-French director, and about the essence of cinema and the lives of the people that have inhabited, or seen her films.
Gwen – 18 July
In the stark beauty of 19th Century Snowdonia a young girl, Gwen, tries desperately to hold her home together. Struggling with her mother’s mysterious illness, her father’s absence and a ruthless mining company encroaching on their land, a growing darkness begins to take grip of her home, and the suspicious local community turns on Gwen and her family.
The Chambermaid – 26 July
Eve (Gabriela Cartol) works long hours as a maid at a luxurious hotel in Mexico City. Eve has aspirations for the future and hopes that her diligence will get her a coveted spot as the cleaner on an executive floor. She enrolls in the hotel’s adult education programme in her quest for a better life but quickly discovers that it’s not necessarily the most hard-working who get noticed for advancement.