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Portrait of the ACT UP activist group, a direct action collective aiming to impact the lives of people with AIDS.
An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power
Al Gore continues his crusade to stop climate change.
Ballad Of Narayama
A grandmother prepares for her last journey - to be taken to the mountains to die - but her son struggles to accept her fate.
Barbara
Filmmaking and real life start to blur for a director making a biopic about female singer Barbara.
Becoming Cary Grant
The star's own words are used to tell his life story.
The Beguiled
Civil War drama about an injured Yankee soldier who seeks refuge in girls' boarding school.
Belle De Jour
Bunuel's story of a chaste housewife who gets a job in a brothel still has the power to shock after 40 years. Out now on re-release.
Brigsby Bear
Brigsby Bear Adventures is a children's TV show produced for an audience of one: James. When the show abruptly ends, James's life changes forever, and he sets out to finish the story himself.
Bushwick
A young woman teams up with a military veteran to try and survive when insurgents bring war to the streets of New York City.

D

The Earrings Of Madame De...
A countess sells her earrings, little realising the huge impact the move will have on her life.
The Florida Project
The story of a precocious six-year-old and her rag-tag group of close friends whose carefree lives contrast with those of their struggling parents.
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.

I

In The Realm Of The Senses
A man begins an affair with one of his servants.
Ismael's Ghosts
A filmmaker's life becomes complicated by the return of a former lover.
The Killing Of A Sacred Deer
A teenage boy tries to integrate a surgeon into his broken family but his motives become increasingly sinister.
Los Perros
A woman embarks on an affair with a colonel suspected of human rights abuses.

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Man Of Iron
At the height of the Solidarity movement, a Polish TV journalist is assigned by the government to undermine an independent trade union leader.
The Meyerowitz Stories (New And Selected)
Comedy drama about a family who gather in New York to celebrate the work of their dad.
Okja
Young girl Mija must risk everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best friend - a massive animal named Okja.
Patti Cake$
A New Jersey kid dreams of making it as a rapper.

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Redoubtable
Paris 1967. Jean-Luc Godard, the leading filmmaker of his generation, is shooting La Chinoise with the woman he loves, Anne Wiazemsky, 20 years his junior. They are happy, attractive, in love, they marry. But the film’s reception unleashes a profound self-examination in Jean-Luc.
The Rider
A young cowboy tries to carve out a new identity.
The Square
An art exhibit invites passers by to altruism, but things don't go as planned for its curator.

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The Villainess
Sook-hee is a trained assassin who was born to kill. Now she works as a theatre actress and secret agent of the South Korean intelligence services.
Wind River
An FBI agent teams with the town's veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation.
Wonderstruck
Ben and Rose are children from two different eras who secretly wish their lives were different. Both set out on quests.
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A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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