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Becky spends her days working in TV and she spends every other minute writing about cinema, TV & feminism. Based in London, she also likes drinking gin, re-watching 'The X Files' and writing about on-screen representation and all manner of things over at femphile.com

AFGHAN CYCLES: A Powerful Ride To Freedom

Afghan Cycles is a true and authentic journey, filled with moments of pure happiness and heartbreaking sadness.

Orbiter 9: Indie Sci-fi Just About Lives On

Orbiter 9 recalls independently minded sci-fi films such as Sunshine and Moon - but lives in the shadow of its very obvious inspirations.

PRINCE OF NOTHINGWOOD: The Man, The Myth, The Madness

Prince of Nothingwood documents Salim Shaheen, a passionate Afghan director who makes dozens of low-budget films in his troubled home country, becoming idolized by

MANIFESTO: Best Left As An Art Installation

Manifesto, based on an art exhibit, contains an incredible multi-role performance by Cate Blanchett, but it doesn't add up to a coherent film.

UNREST: A Brave, Personal Look at Invisible Illness

Unrest is a brave piece of documentary filmmaking that's absorbing, sensitive and most importantly, has the power to save lives.

THE PARTY: This One's Got My Vote

The Party is an example of well-structured storytelling that relies on clever narrative structures, witty dialogue and a sparkling cast.

DAPHNE: A Sublime Study of Character

Daphne is a more of a character study than a film whose design cleverly portraying a layered and complex character rarely see on screen.

BRIMSTONE: An Epic, Fiery, Violent Mess

Brimstone had potential, but it is bogged down by its length and a desire to show an excessive amount of gratuitous violence against women.

DENNIS SKINNER: NATURE OF THE BEAST: A Timely Reminder to Keep Fighting

Dennis Skinner: Nature of the Beast paints a picture of one of Britain's most likeable politicians: Labour MP Dennis Skinner.

RISK: Julian Assange, Exposed?

Though with potential, Risk is ultimately an unoriginal look at Julian Assange, and pales in comparison to Poitras' past work.