10,000 Km
Technology rather than love threatens a long-distance relationship.
12:08, East of Bucharest
Three men search for the truth about the Romanian Revolution - and has anything really changed?
20,000 Days On Earth
An intimate portrait of Nick Cave.
August Winds
A teenager finds adventure when she leaves the city to look after her grandmother.
Autómata
An insurance investigator finds himself on the trail of intelligent robots in a future dystopia.
Beyond The Hills
The story of two female orphans and their friendship in a remote Romanian monastery.
The Blacks
A Balkans war era army unit disintegrates in the woods.
Black Brush
A group of stoner friends take a trip in pursuit of their boss' missing money.
Black Coal, Thin Ice
A detective falls in love with a woman linked to the murder victims of his current investigation.
The Blue Room
Psychological thriller about a couple's torrid affair.
Cain's Children
The stories of three men who committed terrible crimes as children.
California Dreamin' (Endless)
A NATO transport train becomes detained at a rural station.
Catch Me Daddy
A young woman on the run from her family finds herself in danger when her brother comes looking for her.
Control
A bizarre fictional insight into the idiosyncratic lives of Budapest’s underground train inspectors.
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.
Czech Dream
Two young filmmakers play an elaborate practical joke on modern Czech shopaholics.

D

The Death Of Mr Lazarescu
The Romanian health service is exposed as a sixtysomething borderline alcoholic progresses through the grim reaper’s waiting room.
The Drop
A barman finds himself embroiled in mob trouble after a robbery and facing personal threat after finding a puppy in a dustbin.
Eden
Paul is taking his first steps as a DJ in the world of French house music.
Eleanor Rigby
Two people struggle to stay together after the death of their child.
The Equalizer
A former commando comes out of retirement to rescue a teenage hooker from the Russian mafia in New York.
Falling Star
A hallucinatory look into the brief reign of the Spanish King Amadeo I of Savoy in the early 1870s.
Finding Fela!
Documentary about a renowned Nigerian Musician who inspired many people in the music scene including Bob Marley and James Brown.
Futuro Beach
A lifeguard finds love in an unexpected place.
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.
Haemoo
The attempt of a fishing ship’s crew to smuggle illegal migrants ends in catastrophe.
The Hundred-Foot Journey
An Indian family move to France and open a curry house across the road from a Michelin-starred restaurant.

I

In A Foreign Land
Documentary about Spaniards forced by commerce to seek work abroad.
Jauja
A dad and daughter's odyssey into a desert.
Johanna
An operatic hospital saga, in which junkie nurse prescribes sex as life-saving treatment.
Katalin Varga
A woman is disowned after it is discovered that she has been raped, prompting her to seek revenge.
The Kingdom Of Dreams And Madness
Documentary about famed animation Studio Ghibli.
The Lesson
A provincial schoolteacher is faced with tough choices due to mounting debts.
Li’l Quinquin
A blackly comic murder mystery develops in a small town in northern France.
Limbo
A connection grows between a teenager and a newly arrived teacher.
Love Is Strange
The consequences of a gay marriage on family and friends.

M

Magical Girl
Three people become caught in a complex web of blackmail.
Marshland
Two mismatched murder detectives try to stop a serial killer.
Mommy
A widowed single mother, raising her violent son alone, finds new hope when a mysterious neighbor insinuates herself into their household.
My Dog Killer
A troubled teenager with violent friends discovers a secret about his absent mother than makes him contemplate a cruel act.
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.
Not All Is Vigil
Docufiction study of an elderly married couple.
No Man's Land
Black comedy about the Bosnian conflict told from the viewpoint of a trench between warring factions.
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.

R

Refugiado
After a young boy finds his mother unconscious on the floor, they decide to flee their abusive home life and embark on a terrifying journey.
Rocks In My Pockets
An animated film exploring living with illness.
The Salt Of The Earth
Documentary about photographer Sebastião Salgado.
Samba
Samba migrated to France ten years ago from Senegal, and has since been plugging away at various lowly jobs...
A Second Chance
How far are decent people willing to go, when tragedy blurs the line between just and unjust?
Silent Heart
A family gather together to say goodbye to their matriarch who plans to take her own life.
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.
The Tale Of Princess Kaguya
The story of a beautiful princess found in bamboo who goes on to be wooed by the Emperor of Japan.
Toto And His Sisters
Totonel, 10, and his sisters are growing up in a poor city suburb, waiting for their mother to come home from prison...
To Kill A Man
A man is pushed to the limit by a thug who badly injures his son.
The Tribe
A deaf teenager runs into gang trouble at a boarding school.

V

Vogelfrei
An experimental directorial quartet taking on the four ages of a single character's life.
The Wedding
A wedding reception where everyone has a secret descends into dark farce.
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.
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