10,000 Km
Technology rather than love threatens a long-distance relationship.
'71
A young British soldier is accidentally left behind by his unit on the deadly streets of Belfast in 1971.
Appropriate Behavior
A young New Yorker struggles to understand herself in the aftermath of a break-up.
August Winds
A teenager finds adventure when she leaves the city to look after her grandmother.
The Battles of Coronel And Falkland Islands
Silent-era econstruction of two decisive naval battles from the First World War.
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.
The Blue Room
Psychological thriller about a couple's torrid affair.
Butter On The Latch
Primal instincts come to the fore when a woman and her friend visit a music retreat.
Bypass
A young boy on a council estate turns to crime when he finds himself the sole provider in the house.
Catch Me Daddy
A young woman on the run from her family finds herself in danger when her brother comes looking for her.
Citizenfour
Documentary about Edward Snowden.
The Colour Of Pomegranates
Exploration of the life of Sayat Nova.
Corn Island
An old peasant and his innocent 16-year-old granddaughter sow corn on an island in the middle of the Inguri River dividing Georgia from Abkhazia.
The Creator Of The Jungle
The story of a man who built his own jungle by the side of a highway, and how he rebuilt and destroyed it three times.
Cub
A young boy heads to scout camp, certain he will encounter a monster - and he's right.

D

Dancing Arabs
A boy from an Arab Israeli city is sent to a prestigious Jerusalem boarding school.
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.
The Drop
A barman finds himself embroiled in mob trouble after a robbery and facing personal threat after finding a puppy in a dustbin.
The Duke Of Burgundy
The relationship of a couple in a sado-masochistic relationship comes under strain.
Eden
Paul is taking his first steps as a DJ in the world of French house music.
Exit
A woman struggling to cope with middle age makes an unexpected connection with an injured man.
Fair Play
Teenage Anna’s background may be altogether unsuitable for the communist regime, but her talent as a sprinter will help her into the state-run doping program regardless.
Far From The Madding Crowd
In 19th century Wessex, a young woman inherits a farm and attracts the attention of three contrasting suitors.
Foxcatcher
The story of wrestling stars Mark and Dave Schultz and their poisonous relationship with John du Pont.
French Riviera
Nice, 1976, Following the failure of her marriage, Agnès Le Roux returns from Africa to her mother Renée, owner of the Casino Le Palais de la Méditerranée and falls in love with Renée's confidant, Maurice Agnelet.
Fury
A battle-hardened sergeant takes a crew on a deadly mission in the last days of the Second World 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 Goob
A youngster faces a troubling coming of age and romance thanks to his mother's overbearing and vicious boyfriend.
The Green Prince
How the son of a senior leader of Hamas spied for the Israeli secret services over the course of a decade.
Guys And Dolls
The Broadway musical of crooks, gamblers and a Sally Army sergeant, called Sarah.
Hill Of Freedom
A man travels to Seoul in a bid to win back a woman he still cares for.
Hungry Hearts
New York-set drama about a young couple who tear each other apart over the care of their child.

I

The Imitation Game
Alan Turing helps crack the Enigma code.
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.
Jauja
A dad and daughter's odyssey into a desert.
The Keeping Room
On the American frontier a young woman is forced to go to any means to defend her kin from the ravages of the barbaric outside world.
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.
Leviathan
A car mechanic tries to defend his property with tragic consequences.
Li’l Quinquin
A blackly comic murder mystery develops in a small town in northern France.
Listen Up Philip
An angry writer and his relationships.
A Little Chaos
A landscape gardener is employed by King Louis XIV to transform the gardens at Versailles.
Love Is Strange
The consequences of a gay marriage on family and friends.

M

Maidan
A documentary about the unrest in Ukraine in 2013 and 2014.
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.
Mr. Turner
A biopic of artist J.M.W Turner
Métamorphoses
Modern-day version of the Ovid tales of transformation.
My Darling Clementine
The story of Wyatt Earp and the gunfight at the OK Corral.
My Friend Victoria
The story of two young Parisiennes and their different destinies
National Gallery
A documentary exploring the National Gallery in London.
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.
Only Angels Have Wings
An Andean adventure sees a bold young woman trying to cut it as a freight pilot and falling for her boss.
Party Girl
A nightclub hostess decides to settle down.
Pasolini
A look at the final day of Italian filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini.
Phoenix
A disfigured concentration camp survivor searches Berlin for her husband.
The Princess of France
A year after his father’s death, Victor returns to Buenos Aires in order to reconquer the life he was forced to abandon. He brings a new project with him for his former theater company: a radio-play of Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost.
Queen And Country
An Englishman signs up to fight in the Korean War.

R

Radiator
Blackly comic drama about the strain of coping with ageing parents in a long troubled family.
Rosewater
The story of Maziar Bahari, the journalist who was detained for 188 days in Iran.
The Salvation
A man who kills his family's murderer faces the wrath of a violent gang - with nobody to help him.
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.
Serena
Melodrama about a logging magnate who discovers his wife can't have children.
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.
Song From The Forest
Documentary about an American musicologist’s life among the Bayaka pygmies.
Song Of The Sea
A brother and sister find themselves on a magical adventure.
Son Of A Gun
Heist thriller about a tough young hoodlum who teams up with a ruthless con and finds himself attracted to a smart, street-savvy young woman.
Spanish Affair
In order to help the only woman resistant to his charms, a man from Seville must pass as her Basque fiancé for three days in the Basque Country.
Spring
A grieving man falls for a woman with a dark secret.
Stray Dog
Portrait of American war vet and biker Ronnie ‘Stray Dog’ Hall.
Sunday Ball
As the World Cup in Brazil reaches a climax, a very different final is taking place just down the road…
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.
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
A tragedy that befalls five youths in the Texas outback takes horror to a new dimension.
Thou Wast Mild And Lovely
Romance - and trouble - brew on a farm in Kentucky.
Timbuktu
After a herdsman accidentally kills someone, he finds himself a victim of Sharia law fundamentalists.
Time Is Illmatic
Documentary about hip hop artist Nas.
Tokyo Tribe
Hybrid of Yakuza gang action and hip-hop musical.
The Town That Dreaded Sundown
Sixty-five years after a serial killer terrorised a small town... the murders begin again.
The Tribe
A deaf teenager runs into gang trouble at a boarding school.

V

The Way He Looks
Story of a blind teenager who yearns for independence.
Whiplash
Under the direction of a ruthless instructor, a talented young drummer begins to pursue perfection at any cost, even his humanity.
White Bird In A Blizzard
A teenager's life is thrown into turmoil when her mother disappears.
Wild
Adaptation of the best-selling memoir of Cheryl Strayed, a young woman attempts the gruelling 1,100-mile hike across the Pacific Crest Trail.
Wild Life
A father tries to raise his two sons away from civilisation.
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.
Winter Sleep
A hotel owner gradually has his delusions stripped away from him.
The Wonders
Nothing will be the same at the end of this summer for Gelsomina and her three younger sisters.
The World Of Kanako
A wayward ex-detective investigates his daughter’s disappearance.
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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