DATE February 15 DIRECTOR Christopher Kenneally CAST Keanu Reeves, Martin Scorsese, Stephen Soderberg, James Cameron, David Fincher, David Lynch, Robert Rodriguez, Christopher Nolan, George Lucas, Lena Dunham
SEE ALSO Like the sound of this? There are two other movies about film and filmmaking, both from the 1930s: Romance Of Celluloid and Another Romance Of Celluloid.
SYNOPSIS Keanu Reeves interviews filmmakers about traditional film and digital filmmaking, 3D and how the industry is changing.
WHAT TO EXPECT Vindication at last for Reeves fans who have been claiming for years that there's substance behind the surfer dude. Victory! Ahem. Also, an in-depth discussion of modern filmmaking from the people who actually do it. • Watch the trailer on Vimeo
DATE January 1 (UK) DIRECTOR David Morris, Jacqui Morris CAST Don McCullin
FUN FACT The film was shot on 16mm in tribute to McCullin's own working methods.
SYNOPSIS A documentary on the life of the internationally-renowned photo-journalist Don McCullin, who created some of the 20th century's most memorable images of war and strife.
WHAT TO EXPECT McCullin's life is fascinating, and if photography or late 20th century history is your passion then this might just be right up your rubble-strewn alley. • Watch the trailer on Vimeo
Jiro Dreams Of Sushi
DATE January 11 DIRECTOR David Gelb CAST Jiro Ono, Yoshikazu Ono
FUN FACT Approximately 80% of the world's bluefin tuna catch is used for sushi.
SYNOPSIS 85-year-old Jiro Ono is renowned as the world's greatest sushi chef and has won three Michelin stars for his work. He dreams of sushi and still doesn't believe he's achieved perfection. This documentary chronicles his approach to his art, and the thorny questions as he approaches retirement and his son looks to succeed him.
WHAT TO EXPECT A fascinating insight into the place where art and food collide, as well as an interesting look at Japanese culture. • Watch the trailer on YouTube
The Punk Syndrome
DATE February 1 DIRECTOR Jukka Kärkkäinen, J-P Passi CAST Pertti Kurikka, Kari Aalto, Sami Helle, Toni Välitalo
SEE ALSO Anvil! The Story Of Anvil, another rock documentary about a band with their own struggles to face.
SYNOPSIS A documentary about Finnish punk band Pertti Kurikan Nimipävät, who in addition to rocking out are also intellectually disabled.
A Liar's Autobiography - The Untrue Story Of Monty Python's Graham Chapman
DATE February 8 DIRECTOR Bill Jones, Jeff Simpson, Ben Timlett CAST (VOICES) Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, Cameron Diaz
BASED ON Graham Chapman's book, also called A Liar's Autobiography. He wrote a sequel called Calcium Made Interesting, which we're saying is the book title least likely to deliver ever.
SYNOPSIS The factually inaccurate story of Monty Python member Graham Chapman, using audio recordings he made before he died, contributions from other Pythons and the animation talents of 14 different companies.
WHAT TO EXPECT Python insanity and utter surrealism. The visuals are worthy of Gilliam's Python originals. • Watch the trailer below
DATE May 3 DIRECTOR Alastair Fothergill, Mark Linfield CAST Tim Allen (narrator)
FUN FACT Researchers have seen chimps eat medicinal plants when they're unwell.
SYNOPSIS A baby chimp is separated from his troop and adopted by an adult male until he's old enough to survive alone.