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Portrait of the ACT UP activist group, a direct action collective aiming to impact the lives of people with AIDS.
Accident
A happily-married academic develops an obsession with one of his students.
Alanis
An evicted sex worker attempts to get back on her feet with her young son.
The Big Sick
A couple struggle to maintain their culture-clash relationship... and then one of them falls ill.
Borg vs McEnroe
The story of the tennis rivalry between the Swede Björn Borg and the American John McEnroe.
The Cakemaker
After the death of his lover, Thomas heads to Israel – the birthplace of the man he adored. He becomes a pastry chef for the widow of the deceased. Yet she hardly suspects that the unnamed sorrow that connects her to the stranger is for the same man.
Call Me By Your Name
First love blooms over a long, hot summer for a teenager in Italy.
C'est La Vie!
A night of surprises unfolds at a wedding party in a chateau.
Custody
A couple embark on a bitter custody battle for their son.

D

The Disaster Artist
The story of the making of the 'Citizen Kane of bad movies', The Room.
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.
Giant
Two brothers find their relationship tested after one of them becomes a magnet for attention because of his gigantism.
Happy End
Story of a bourgeois family, set against the backdrop of the Calais refugee crisis.

I

The Little Prince
A girl's life is transformed when she learns the story of a pilot who once crashed in the desert and met a little boy from a distant planet.
Los Perros
A woman embarks on an affair with a colonel suspected of human rights abuses.

M

Marrowbone
A young man and his four younger siblings, who have kept secret the death of their beloved mother in order to remain together, are plagued by a sinister presence.
Modesty Blaise
Sometime secret agent, sometime thief Modesty Blaise is set on the trail of stolen diamonds in this comic strip adaptation.
Mother!
Uninvited guests threaten a couple's relationship.
The Motive
A man obsessed with writing a book, starts to manipulate his neighbours.
Pororoca
Cristina and Tudor Ionescu have founded a happy family with their two children, Maria and Ilie. But when one of their children disappears, their life changes forever.

R

Ravens
A troubled farmer and his family struggle with the hardships of their lives.
So Help Me God
The extraordinary, offbeat judge Anne Gruwez takes us behind the scenes of real life criminal investigations.
The Square
An art exhibit invites passers by to altruism, but things don't go as planned for its curator.
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
A grieving mother takes on a town's police chief after the murder of her daughter goes unsolved.
Underground
A gravedigger is forced to take desperate measures after his daughter becomes gravely ill.

V

The Wife
A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm, where her husband is to receive an award.
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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