20 Feet From Stardom
Backing singers tell their stories.
Ain't Them Bodies Saints
Love story about an escaped outlaw and the wife who waits for him.
All Is Lost
One man must battle to survive after his boat sinks in the ocean.
Behind The Candelabra
The story of legendarily flamboyant entertainer Liberace and the man who loved him.
Blue Jasmine
A troubled woman travels to San Francisco to spend time with the sister she hardly knows.
Blue Ruin
Unexpected news transforms an easy-going vagrant into a man bent on revenge.
Breathe In
The arrival of an exchange student reawakens a middle aged man's musical ambitions.

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Dancing In Jaffa
A documentary about a man trying to bring Israeli and Palestinian children together through ballroom dancing.
Fruitvale Station
The true story of Oscar Grant, who set out one day to try and bcome a better person and ended up in a shocking encounter at Fruitvale station.

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Joe
When an ex-con meets a teenager who looks to him for inspiration, he has to decide, once and for all, what to do with his life.
Killing Season
American and Serb soldiers who fought on opposite sides in the Bosnia War clash once again in a tense, action-packed game of cat and mouse set in the gorgeous yet inaccessible Appalachian Mountains.

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Our Nixon
Super-8 film shot by Nixon's aides documenting the presidency.

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Rush
The rivalry between Formula One drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda comes to a fateful head at the 1976 German Grand Prix.
Seduced And Abandoned
A documentary about filmmakers' attempts to raise money to make a film.
Short Term 12
Story of a counsellor at a foster care centre.
Stand Clear Of The Closing Doors
A boy with Asperger's syndrome goes riding on the New York subway for days as his distraught mother searches for him.

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We Are What We Are
A cannibal family faces an uncertain future following a bereavement.
White House Down
An off-duty police officer touring the White House with his daughter is the only man who can save the President when terrorists attack.
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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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Made In Prague
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Celebration of Korean Film

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