Ahed's Knee
An Israeli filmmaker throws himself in the midst of two battles doomed to fail: one against the death of freedom, the other against the death of a mother.
Apples
A man caught up in an amnesia pandemic tries to construct a new life for himself.
As Far as I Can Walk
Strahinja and his wife Ababuo left Ghana with a dream of a better life in Europe, only to find themselves stranded in Serbia. One day, Ababuo goes missing.
Babi Yar. Context
Nazi troops massacre 33,771 Jews in Kyiv over a two-day period in September 1941.
Bad Luck Banging Or Loony Porn
Emi, a school teacher, finds her career and reputation under threat after a personal sex tape is leaked on the Internet.
Ballad Of A White Cow
A single mum, whose husband has been executed, struggles for justice.
Benedetta
A 17th-century nun in Italy suffers from disturbing religious and erotic visions. She is assisted by a companion, and the relationship between the two women develops into a romantic love affair.
Between Two Worlds
Marianne Winckler, a well-known author, goes to live in northern France to research for her new book on the subject of job insecurity. Without revealing her true identity, she gets hired as a cleaner, working with a group of other women.
Bird Atlas
An ageing proprietor of a technology company has dedicated his whole life to his work, so it comes as a big blow when he discovers that payments to suppliers have been held up for months. But what can he do when the firm’s accountant is nowhere to be seen?
Boiling Point
The shift has hardly begun for head chef Andy and he’s already behind with everything. His restaurant is overbooked, there’s a disgruntled inspector combing the kitchen and, if that weren’t enough, a culinary icon and a respected food critic have turned up for dinner.
Brighton 4th
The story of a Georgian wrestler, Kakhi, en route to Brooklyn to help his son out of a gambling debt.
Brother's Keeper
When a boy falls ill at an authoritarian boarding school, his friend struggles to get the staff to take notice.
Capernaum
A child rebels against the life imposed upon him.
A Chiara
The Guerrasio family and their friends gather to celebrate Claudio and Carmela’s oldest daughter’s 18th birthday. There is a healthy rivalry between the birthday girl and her 16-year-old sister Chiara, as they compete on the dancefloor. It is a happy occasion, and the close-knit family is in top form. However, everything changes the next day when Claudio disappears...
Compartment No 6
A young Finnish woman escapes an enigmatic love affair in Moscow by boarding a train to the arctic port of Murmansk, but is forced to share the long ride and a tiny sleeping car with a Russian miner.
Crock Of Gold: A Few Rounds With Shane McGowan
Documentary about The Pogues frontman.

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Drive My Car
Nishijima Hidetoshi as a stage actor and director happily married to his playwright wife. Then one day the wife disappears.
El Planeta
Amid the devastation of post-crisis Spain, mother and daughter bluff and grift to keep up the lifestyle they think they deserve, bonding over common tragedy and an impending eviction.
Even Mice Belong In Heaven
A mouse and a fox meet in animal heaven and forge an unexpected friendship.
First Reformed
Thriller centring on an ex-military chaplain who has lost his son and a member of his church who is grieving for her husband.
Flee
Amin arrived as an unaccompanied minor in Denmark from Afghanistan. Today, he is a successful academic and is getting married to his long-time boyfriend. A secret he has been hiding for 20 years threatens to ruin the life he has built.
Ghosts
Four lives intersect on day in Istanbul.
A Glitch In The Matrix
Are we living in a simulation?
The Green Knight
Retelling of the legend of Sir Gawain's quest.
Hit The Road
Drama based around a road trip in a borrowed car.
Hive
Fahrije’s husband has been missing since the war in Kosovo. She sets up her own small business to provide for her kids, but as she fights against a patriarchal society that does not support her, she faces a crucial decision: to wait for his return, or to continue to persevere.

I

Impetigore
An out-of-luck woman decides to go back to her secluded home village in hopes of inheritance. Little does she know, the villagers have been waiting for her because she's got what they needed to lift off a plaguing curse.
Last And First Men
Loosely based on the 1930 Olaf Stapledon novel of the same name, Tilda Swinton voices a human from its 18th distinct evolution from some two billion years in the future (the Last Men), reaching back to the First Men (us) for help, as the end of time approaches.
Laurent Garnier: Off The Record
Profile of the godfather of 1990s techno music.
Love Affair(s)
François has to rush back to Paris to cover for a sick colleague, leaving his partner Daphné, three months pregnant, to welcome his cousin, Maxime. In the four days till Francois’ return Daphné and Maxime get to know each other, sharing increasingly intimate stories that bring them closer.
Luzzu
A struggling Maltese fisherman faces tough choices about the future.

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Memoria
A woman from Scotland, while traveling in Colombia, begins to notice strange sounds. Soon she begins to think about their appearance.
Memory Box
Three generations of women in Canada, deal with memories of their homeland of Lebanon.
Minamata
New York, 1971. Eugene Smith, once a highly sought-after photographer, now lives as a recluse. But then an unexpected trip to the Japanese city of Minamata, where an unscrupulous corporation has been releasing untreated wastewater into the bay, brings new meaning to his life.
Mother Schmuckers
Issachar & Zabulon, two brothers in their twenties, are supremely stupid and never bored, as madness is part of their daily lives. When they lose their mother's beloved dog, they have 24 hours to find it – or she will kick them out.
Mulholland Drive
Special two-disc edition of David Lynch's psychedelic dream.
The Nest
Charismatic entrepreneur, Rory, relocates his family to England with dreams of profiting from booming 1980s London. But as his wife, Allison, struggles to adapt, and the promise of a lucrative new beginning starts to unravel, the couple have to face the unwelcome truths lying beneath the surface of their marriage.
Olga
2013. A 15-year-old gymnast is torn between Switzerland - where she is training for the European Championship in preparation for the Olympics - and Ukraine, where her mother is a journalist, reporting on Euromaidan unrest.
Onoda: 10,000 Nights In The Jungle
It's the end of 1944. Japan is losing the war. Hiroo Onoda is sent to an island in the Philippines just before the American landing. The handful of soldiers that he takes with him into the jungle keep fighting, not realising the war is over.
Otar's Death
Two families, each facing their own existential difficulties, are brought together by an unfortunate event.
The Painted Bird
A lone Jewish boy has to fend for himself in Nazi-occupied eastern Europe.
Paris, 13th District
Émilie meets Camille who is attracted to Nora, who crosses paths with Amber. Three girls and a boy - They're friends, sometimes lovers and often both.
Petite Maman
Something magical happens to a young girl after the death of her grandma.
Pleasure
A 20-year-old woman moves from her small town in Sweden to LA for a shot at a career in the adult film industry.
Prayers For The Stolen
Life in a town at war seen through the eyes of three young girls on the path to adolescence.
Quo Vadis, Aida
A UN translator in Srebrenica when the Serbian army takes over the town faces a difficult choice.

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Shoplifters
A family of small-time crooks take in a child they find on the street.
The Sparks Brothers
How can one rock band be successful, underrated, hugely influential, and criminally overlooked all at the same time? Take a musical odyssey through five weird and wonderful decades with brothers Ron & Russell Mael, celebrating the inspiring legacy of Sparks: your favorite band's favorite band.
Stop-Zemlia
Drama follows a shy teenager and her friend as they navigate their 16th year.
Summer 1993
A young girl struggles to adapt to her new life in the countryside after the death of her mum.
Sweat
A social media influencer begins to question her life.
The Tale Of King Crab
Italy, today. Some elderly hunters reminisce about the tale of Luciano - a drunk who locks horns with the head of the region over right of passage and is later exiled.
Tina
A documentary celebration of Tina Turner.
Train To Busan Presents: Peninsula
Four years after a zombie outbreak in Korea, a former soldier who escaped goes back for a truckload of cash.

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Vortex
Drama focused on a handful of dark days in the lives of an elderly couple in Paris.
What Do We See When We Look At The Sky?
A couple who fall in love at first sight, wake the next day with different appearances and struggle to find one another.
Wheel Of Fortune And Fantasy
An unexpected love triangle, a failed honey trap and an encounter that results from a misunderstanding are the three episodes, told in three movements to depict three female characters and trace the trajectories between their choices and regrets.
The Worst Person In The World
Four years in the life of Julie, a young woman who navigates the troubled waters of her love life and struggles to find her career path, leading her to take a realistic look at who she really is.
Zanka Contact
In hellish Casablanca, a car-crash sets ablaze a burning, passionate love story between has-been rocker Larsen and the streetwise Rajae.
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