10,000 Km
Technology rather than love threatens a long-distance relationship.
52 Tuesdays
Over the course of a year, a teenage girl adjusts to life as a woman while her mother adjusts to life as a man.
The Adventures Of Prince Achmed
Beautiful silhouette take on the Arabian nights and a piece of celluloid history.
Appropriate Behavior
A young New Yorker struggles to understand herself in the aftermath of a break-up.
The Asylum
Six teenagers partying in an abandoned building find themselves in trouble after experimenting with the supernatural.
Black Coal, Thin Ice
A detective falls in love with a woman linked to the murder victims of his current investigation.
Black Souls
Mafia tale, based on a true story.
Blood And Black Lace
Six models are stalked by a psychopath.
The Boy And The World
A boy goes in search of his dad.
Burroughs: The Movie
Portrait of the author, built around a series of encounters with him and interviews with many friends, including Allen Ginsberg, Terry Southern, John Giorno. and Brion Gysin.
Casablanca
A reunion between former lovers forces a bar owner to make an impossible choice amid the incivility of war.
Catch Me Daddy
A young woman on the run from her family finds herself in danger when her brother comes looking for her.
Children Of Men
Conspiracy surrounds the birth of a child in an infertile post-apocalyptic world.
Clouds Of Sils Maria
A reclusive actress on the brink of divorce is asked to take on a challenging role - that of a doomed woman whose betrayer she made her name as.
Clown
A father puts on a clown costume for his son's birthday but then discovers he can't take it off - and worse, it's possessed by a demon.
Coming Home
Returning home after 20 years in a labour camp, a loving husband finds that his ailing wife can no longer recognise him.

D

The Dark Horse
A biopic about Genesis 'Gen' Potini, a chess champion who struggled with severe bipolar disorder.
The Dead Lands
A young Maori man sets out to avenge the death of his father.
Dearest
A Chinese couple face turmoil after their child is abducted.
Dreamcatcher
Documentary, showing how a former teenage prostitute is helping other women to find a better life.
Eden
Paul is taking his first steps as a DJ in the world of French house music.
Elle l'Adore
A divorced mother agrees to do a mysterious favour for a singer she has adored from afar throughout her life.
Exit
A woman struggling to cope with middle age makes an unexpected connection with an injured man.
The Fall Of The House Of Usher
A loose adaptation of the Poe classic, with a lonely aristocrat obsessively painting his wife as she wastes away.
Family Goldmine
A family sets out to make its fortune through gold mining in Mali, despite having absolutely no experience.
For Whom The Bell Tolls
An American mercenary fights fascism in the early days of the Spanish Civil War.
Girlhood
Oppressed by her family setting, dead-end school prospects and the boys law in the neighborhood, Marieme starts a new life after meeting a group of free-spirited girls.
A Girl At My Door
A policewoman tries to help a young girl who is being abused by her violent stepdad.
A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night
A lonely vampire and a young man exhausted by caring for his father come together in a nightmare city.
The Goonies
A pirate treasure map leads a group of kids on an adventure.
The Grump
After a fall, a curmudgeonly farmer moves into the city home of his frustrated daughter in law.

I

The Incredibles
The family life of superheroes, living incognito in the 'burbs, while saving the city from destruction.
It Follows
A teenager finds herself having strange visions and becomes convinced that something dangerous is following her.
I Can Quit Whenever I Want
A bunch of broke academics decide to enter the drug manufacture and dealing business.
I Need A Dodge! Joe Strummer On The Run
The director goes in search of a classic Dodge that Joe Strummer once told a radio host he had lost somewhere in Madrid.
Jauja
A dad and daughter's odyssey into a desert.
Jodorowsky’s Dune
A documentary about Alejandro Jodorowsky's failed attempt to adapt Frank Herbert's famous science fition novel Dune for the big screen.
The King Of Kong
Arcade gamers battle it out to be top dog at Donkey Kong.
Land Ho!
Two old friends take a trip to Iceland.
Letters To Max
The story of the contested state of Abkhazia told though an exchange of letters between the filmmaker and its Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Life's A Beach
A documentary about a man campaigning for the right to keep living in the home he built from driftwood on Folkestone Beach.
Life In A Fishbowl
Three different lives interweave to tell the story of the impact of Iceland's economic collapse.
Li’l Quinquin
A blackly comic murder mystery develops in a small town in northern France.
Limited Partnership
Two men who married in Colorado in 1975 recall their struggle for true equality and talk of the love that kept them going.
A Little Chaos
A landscape gardener is employed by King Louis XIV to transform the gardens at Versailles.

M

Man From Reno
A Californian sheriff and a Japanese novelist both have close encounters with strangers who subsequently disappear.
Mardan
Investigating the disappearance of a construction worker brings a detective face to face with the tragic history of his country and with his own past.
Marshland
Two mismatched murder detectives try to stop a serial killer.
Maya The Bee
When the royal jelly is stolen, a brave little bee must travel across the corn poppy meadow to prove the hornets innocent and end a war.
Memphis
A musician strives to find inspiration in a city with an overwhelming history.
Mildred Pierce
When a murdered man gasps out her name, is our heroine's remarkable survival story finally at an end?
Mommy
A widowed single mother, raising her violent son alone, finds new hope when a mysterious neighbor insinuates herself into their household.
Monsters: Dark Continent
Sequel sees a soldier enter an infected zone in the Middle East to find his comrade.
Moomins On The Riviera
The Finnish favourites go on an adventure.
The New Girlfriend
When a woman falls seriously ill her friend gets more than she bargained for after pledging to look after her baby and husband.
Next To Her
A woman devoted to caring for her sister becomes involved in a complex relationship when their routine is broken.
The Ninth Cloud
A young woman struggles to find meaning in her life, becoming obsessed with a writer in the process.
Notorious
Reissue for the film about spies in South America who attract Ingrid Bergman and Cary Grant.
On the Trail Of The Far Fur Country
A filmmaker retraces the steps of a 1919 expedition which documented the voyage made by the Hudson Bay Company, discovering traces of Aboriginal Canada along the way.
Pale Moon
A bored bank employee gradually begins embezzling money so she can live the life she wants, but nothing goes quite as she expected.
Phoenix
A disfigured concentration camp survivor searches Berlin for her husband.
A Pigeon Sat On A Branch Reflecting On Existence
Two travelling salesmen undertake a magical mystery tour of suffering, indulgence and melancholy as they attempt to sell novelty items to strangers and bring a little cheer into their lives.
Pressure
Four divers are trapped together in their diving bell at the bottom of the ocean.

R

Radiator
Blackly comic drama about the strain of coping with ageing parents in a long troubled family.
Red Amnesia
Small but sinister events in a quiet widow's life hint at the ghosts of the Cultural Revolution.
Red Dog
The story of a Western Australian legend and the tough, warm, independent people whose lives he touched.
Revenge Of The Mekons
The story of the Leeds punk band who have somehow managed to keep going since the Seventies, winning serious acclaim along the way.
Rosewater
The story of Maziar Bahari, the journalist who was detained for 188 days in Iran.
The Salt Of The Earth
Documentary about photographer Sebastião Salgado.
The Samurai
A young police officer is drawn into a mysterious maniac's murderous plans.
Sea Without Shore
A journey through the subconscious in the aftermath of a bereavement.
A Second Chance
How far are decent people willing to go, when tragedy blurs the line between just and unjust?
Second Coming
A family is shaken by an unexplained pregnancy.
Shaun The Sheep Movie
When Shaun the Sheep takes a day off to have fun, things quickly go awry, forcing him to lead his friends on an urgent rescue mission to the city.
The Smuggler
A naïve drug mule in police custody who’s swallowed heroin pellets fights the urge to expel the evidence as mobsters and corrupt cops close in.
Spellbound
A psychologist finds herself drawn to an enigmatic amnesiac.
Still Alice
A woman and her family struggle to cope after she is diagnosed with Alzheimer's.
Stonehearst Asylum
A medical school graduate gets more than he bargained for at a mental institution.
Stray Dog
Portrait of American war vet and biker Ronnie ‘Stray Dog’ Hall.
Strictly Ballroom
An 'ugly duckling' dancer teams up with the champ in waiting for feelgood romp.
The Tales Of Hoffmann
A poet recalls three doomed romances.
Tender
A close-knit community in Australia start up a not-for-profit funeral service.
Theeb
A Bedouin boy experiences a desert adventure when he joins a British officer searching for a well on the eve of the 1916 Arab Revolt.
The Town That Dreaded Sundown
Sixty-five years after a serial killer terrorised a small town... the murders begin again.
The Treatment
A detective whose little brother disappeared long ago has to investigate a similar case.
Uzumasa Limelight
A rising star asks a once prolific film extra for lessons in the art of onscreen swordfighting.

V

The Voices
A disturbed factory worker dreams of romance... but will he take advice from his dog or his cat?
Wake In Fright
A young teacher gets more than he bargained for in a violent outback town, in a film that reportedly even gives Nick Cave nightmares...
Wasted Time
An innocent young man confesses to a crime so his family will be cared for, but things don't go to plan.
While We're Young
Middle aged angst in the documentary film world of New York
White Bird In A Blizzard
A teenager's life is thrown into turmoil when her mother disappears.
Wild Tales
Vulnerable before a reality that can suddenly be modified and become unpredictable, the characters of Wild Tales cross the thin line that divides civilization from brutality.
The Wonders
Nothing will be the same at the end of this summer for Gelsomina and her three younger sisters.
Working Girl
A humble secretary, betrayed by her boss, makes the most of a brief time left in charge to pursue her own ambitions in the world of high finance.
Wyrmwood: Road Of The Dead
During a post- apocalyptic zombie crisis, a mechanic sets out to rescue his sister from the clutches of a mad scientist.
X+Y
An autistic teenage prodigy travels from the English suburbs for a maths competition in Taipei, challenging his safely defined outlook.
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