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Flux Gourmet
Flux Gourmet
A flatulence-plagued narrator guides us through the closed space of a manor house where an arts patron and director of the Sonic Catering Institute uses various forms of manipulation in order to get a trio of performance artists to provide ever better results.
Leonor Will Never Die
Leonor Will Never Die
Fiction and reality blur when Leonor, a retired filmmaker, falls into a coma after a television lands on her head, compelling her to become the action hero of her unfinished screenplay.
Men
Men
In the aftermath of a personal tragedy, a woman retreats alone to the beautiful English countryside, hoping to have found a place to heal. But someone or something from the surrounding woods appears to be stalking her.
We Met In Virtual Reality
We Met In Virtual Reality
Filmed entirely inside the world of VR, this vérité documentary captures the excitement and surprising intimacy of a burgeoning cultural movement, demonstrating the power of online connection in an isolated world.
Smoking Causes Coughing
Smoking Causes Coughing
Tobacco Force are superhero avengers, preparing for their clash with the mighty Lezardin. But what if the real horrors are the stories they tell to each other along the way?
Rubikon
Rubikon
Following a catastrophe on Earth, the planet is covered in a toxic fog. The crew in the space station, must decide whether to risk their lives to get home and search for survivors, or stay safe in the station's algae symbiosis system.
America
America
Eli works as a swimming coach in Chicago but news of his father’s death necessitates his return to his native Israel. His decision to contact a friend from his childhood sets in motion a series of events that have a lasting impact on everyone’s lives.
June Zero
June Zero
Drama about the trial of Adolf Eichmann.
The Ordinaries
The Ordinaries
Paula is a supporting role aspiring to become a main character. Yet, just before her final exams, her emotive music generator suddenly starts playing up, which presents a major problem for her. No starring role can survive without a heartrending accompaniment from the strings.
Fucking Bornholm
Fucking Bornholm
Two families who have known each other for years spend the long May weekend camping together as usual on the idyllic Danish island of Bornholm. However, instead of the relaxation they had anticipated, the holiday turns into purgatory…
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Del Toro: cool dude with a thick skin
The Usual Suspects icon receives Karlovy Vary President’s Award
Geoffrey Rush counts his blessings
Actor adds Karlovy Vary Crystal Globe to a glittering collection
Schreiber’s crusade for Ukraine
Actor spearheads campaign for help at the grassroots
A world in miniature
Erige Sehiri reflects on the origin and themes of Under The Fig Trees
Cronenberg straightens the record
Director on body control, actors, “insane” US and Top Gun
Beauty is scary.. looks are a currency
Director Ruben Östlund on the starting point for Triangle Of Sadness
High and low, top and bottom
Michelangelo Frammartino on Il Buco, Renato Berta, Marco Serrecchia and Giovanna Giuliani
Taking the lead
Dale Dickey on stepping into the spotlight and her first onscreen romantic kiss in A Love Song
A Love Song to Colorado
Max Walker-Silverman on casting and quiet in his debut
Titanic plans
Teemu Nikki on why he was inspired to write a script from a blind man's perspective
The Restoration of Oz
As The Wizard of Oz returns to delight a new generation, we explore the real magic of cinema. The film you'll see in cinemas now is clean and bright; but how was this achieved?

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