Killing Bono

Neil and Ivan McCormick, two Irish brothers who attempt to become rock stars but can only look on as their high school friends U2 become the biggest band in the world.

Jump

A constellation of variously desperate characters collide on a fateful New Year’s Eve in Derry, Northern Ireland in this twisty, blackly comic crime thriller. [Synopsis courtesy of TIFF]

The Survivalist

Self-preservation takes on a new level of meaning in this organic post-apocalyptic drama, where the only way to get food is to farm it. A man is threatened when two starving women stumble across his cabin and demand to stay. Each new mouth to feed strains the limits of what the farm can produce and diminishes their chance for survival. [Synopsis courtesy of Tribeca Film Festival]

A Brilliant Young Mind

Young mathematics prodigy Nathan struggles with people but finds comfort in numbers. When Nathan wins a place at the Mathematics Olympiad, he develops unfamiliar feelings for his Chinese counterpart, the beautiful Zhang Mei. Ultimately this is Nathan’s journey towards discovering the unfathomable experience of first love. [Synopsis courtesy of Toronto International Film Festival]

’71

A young British soldier is accidentally abandoned by his unit following a riot on the streets of Belfast in 1971. Unable to tell friend from foe and increasingly wary of his own comrades, the raw recruit must survive the night alone and find his way to safety through a disorienting, alien and deadly landscape. [Synopsis courtesy of Toronto International Film Festival]