47 Meters Down
Two sisters trapped in a shark cage and running out of oxygen have to fight to survive.
78/52
A documentary about the shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho.
Animals
Reality starts to shift after a couple take a break to try to rebuild their marriage.
Arrhythmia
A paramedic and a junior doctor find themselves on the verge of a break-up.
Arrival
A linguist is given the task of helping to communicate with extra-terrestrial beings when they touch down around the globe.
Ashes And Diamonds
On the last day of World War Two, A group of Polish resistance fighters make a botched attempt to kill a Soviet commissar. As they wait to try again, one of them falls in love.
Baby Driver
His name is Baby and he’s a young and exceptionally talented getaway driver for a criminal gang. Pedal to the metal, music cranked up on his headphones, and flashing lights in the rear-view mirror. Just one last job and Baby can make a fresh start.
The Beguiled
Civil War drama about an injured Yankee soldier who seeks refuge in girls' boarding school.
The Big Sick
A couple struggle to maintain their culture-clash relationship... and then one of them falls ill.
Blind Loves
The complexities of love and relationships as experienced by various visually impaired people.
Breaking News
A TV reporter is tasked with painting memorial portrait for a coworker who died in a tragic accident that he survived. His colleague’s daughter becomes his guide.
The Cakemaker
After the death of his lover, Thomas heads to Israel – the birthplace of the man he adored. He becomes a pastry chef for the widow of the deceased. Yet she hardly suspects that the unnamed sorrow that connects her to the stranger is for the same man.
A Coffee In Berlin
Niko's life is falling apart but all he really wants is a cup of coffee.
Columbus
Two people meet by chance and forge a connection.

D

A Dark Song
A grieving mother sets out to contact her dead chiild.
David Lynch: The Art Life
Documentary about the American filmmaker.
Deliver Us
Documentary about the practice of exorcism and how it fits in the modern world.
Double Date
An innocent out to prove his manhood meets a pair of femmes fatales.
Freak Show
A teenager who moves to a small town decides to tackle bullying attitudes by running for homecoming queen.
A Ghost Story
This is the story of a ghost and the house he haunts.
God's Own Country
Young sheep farmer Johnny numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker offers the promise of something else.
Good Time
Crime caper sees a bank robber try to evade capture.
Happy End
Story of a bourgeois family, set against the backdrop of the Calais refugee crisis.
Heal The Living
Drama about lives connected by an organ transplant.

I

Journey Through French Cinema
A personal look at French cinema, the films, directors and composers.
Keep The Change
The unlikely love story of two people who meet in a support group.
Los Perros
A woman embarks on an affair with a colonel suspected of human rights abuses.

M

Menashe
A man faces losing custody of his son after the death of his wife.
November
A peasant girl's unrequited love plays out against a backdrop of pagan ritual and myth.
The Other Side Of Hope
A middle-aged restaurateur befriends a young refugee.

R

The Searchers
A lone man spends years obsessively searching for his kidnapped niece until it becomes unclear what he might do if he finds her.
The Spirit Of The Beehive
A screening of James Whale's Frankenstein alters how an impressionable young girl sees her world in 1940s Spain.
Spoor
An elderly woman is convinced she knows what lies behind a spate of mysterious crimes... but nobody will believe her.
Sweet Sixteen
Scottish teenager becomes drug dealer to give his mum, who is in jail, a proper home.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day
A Terminator robot comes back in time to protect a boy from another, more advanced killer robot.
Their Finest
A British film crew in the Second World War makes a propaganda film.

V

The Way He Looks
Story of a blind teenager who yearns for independence.
Wind River
An FBI agent teams with the town's veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation.
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Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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