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.
Axiom
A well-liked young museum attendant invites his colleagues on a sailing trip on his aristocratic family’s boat, but all is not quite as it seems.
Back To The Future
A time travel classic of supreme comic invention, involving Marty McFly, a mad scientist and a DeLorean motorcar.
Beautiful Beings
A teenage boy raised by a clairvoyant mother, adopts a bullied kid into his group of violent misfits.
The Blind Man Who Did Not Want To See Titanic
A blind man with MS encounters trouble on a day trip to visit a friend he has never met.
Butterfly Vision
Drama about a former prisoner of war, who struggles to resume her life in Ukraine.
Crimes Of The Future
In a near-future human evolution has accelerated, a situation embraced by a performance artist.

D

EO
Tale revolving around an unassuming grey donkey.
Everything Everywhere All At Once
A science fiction action adventure about an exhausted Chinese American woman who can't seem to finish her taxes.
Fire Of Love
Intrepid scientists and lovers Katia and Maurice Krafft died in a volcanic explosion doing the very thing that brought them together: unraveling the mysteries of volcanoes by capturing the most explosive imagery ever recorded. A doomed love triangle between Katia, Maurice and volcanoes, told through their archival footage.
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.
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…
Ghost Dog: The Way Of The Samurai
A modern-day contract killer in New York, who works according to the Samurai code.
Good Luck to You, Leo Grande
Nancy Stokes, a retired school teacher, is yearning for some adventure, and some sex. Good sex. And she has a plan: she hires a young sex worker named Leo Grande.
The Great Movement
Mystical portrait of the contemporary central South American cityscape and those who work within its bowels and environs.

I

Il Buco
Drama based on the true adventures of a group of young speleologists who in 1961 descended into a hole in the mountains of Calabria to explore what was then the third-deepest known cave on Earth.
June Zero
Drama about the trial of Adolf Eichmann.
The King's Speech
The relationship between King George VI and an unconventional Australian speech therapist.
Klondike
The story of a Ukrainian family living on the border of Russia - Ukraine during the start of war. Irka refuses to leave her house even as the village gets captured by armed forces. Shortly after, they find themselves at the center of an air crash catastrophe on July 17, 2014.
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.
A Love Song
Two childhood sweethearts, now both widowed, share a night by a lake in the mountains. A love story for those who are alone.

M

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.
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.
Quills
Loose biopic of the final years of the Marquis de Sade.

R

RoboCop
Cyborg cop tackles bad guys on the streets and in the boardrooms of Detroit.
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.
The Sessions
A man in an iron lung hires a sex surrogate to help him lose his virginity.
Small, Slow But Steady
A young Deaf boxer struggles to find the will to fight through the pandemic.
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?
Traffic
Multi-layered drama of drug trafficking in Mexico and the efforts of American undercover cops to curtail it.
Triangle Of Sadness
A yacht for the super-rich sinks, leaving its passengers marooned on an island.
The Usual Suspects
Five criminals thrown together in a police line-up decide to team up for a high-stakes job.
Under The Fig Trees
Among the trees, young women and men working the summer harvest develop new feelings, flirt, try to understand each other, find – and flee – deeper connections.
Utama
In the Bolivian highlands, an elderly Quechua couple has been living the same daily life for years. When an uncommon long drought threatens their entire way of life, Virginio and his wife Sisa face the dilemma of resisting or being defeated by the environment and time itself.

V

The Wizard Of Oz
Swept away to a magical land, young Dorothy sets out to find the wizard who can help her get home, meeting some unusual friends along the way. Out on IMAX reissue.
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.
Wild At Heart
Sailor and Lula go on the run, after Lula's mum bids to kill her daughter's beau.
Zalava
In 1978, the inhabitants of a small village claim there is a demon among them. When sergeant arrests the exorcist, the villagers fear and anger escalates.
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