The Announcement
Soldiers involved in a 1963 coup underestimate the invisible power of civilian life.
Are You Glad I'm Here?
A millennial American woman befriends a Lebanese housewife and disrupts her ordered life. One night they become accidental partners-in-crime.

D

The Domain
Chronicle of a Portugese family who own a large estate on the banks of the Tagus, tracking them down the decades.
Facing Window
Intricate puzzle involving memory, forbidden love and voyeuristic infatuation.
Flesh Out
Verida is due to marry in three months. According to a Mauritanian tradition, she has to put on a lot of weight to appeal to her husband. The weight gain process gets harder as it progresses, and Verida begins to ask herself if this is what she really wants.
Freedom Fields
Documentary spanning six years in the life of Libya’s nascent women’s football scene.
Hamam
A man in a high-stress marriage rediscovers himself after inheriting a Turkish baths.
Hawks And Sparrows
A road trip taking a serious look at Italy’s socio-economic plight. Out to own as part of box set.

M

A Magnificent Haunting
A would-be actor finds his new home haunted by the ghosts of actors past, but sometimes reality is stranger than fiction.
Les Misérables
A man joins an anti-crime brigade and rapidly discovers the tensions between the various neighbourhood groups.
Naples In Veils
A woman whose lover is killed, begins to glimpse a man who looks like his doppelganger.

R

Ripley's Game
John Malkovich plays the enigmatic Tom Ripley in a new tale of multiple murders
Saturn In Opposition
A group of friends in Rome discover than happiness is transient and grief a great healer.
A Shelter Among the Clouds
A goatherd finds his life thrown out of balance by the arrival of his siblings and a stranger from the city.

V

You Deserve A Lover
After Rémi's infidelity, Lila, who loved him more than anything, has a hard time dealing with their break-up. One day, he announces that he will travel alone to Bolivia to soul-search and try to understand his mistakes. There, he lets her know that their love story is not over.
Zero Impunity
Hybrid documentary exploring the use of rape and sexual violence in global conflict.
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Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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Abertoir
Horror returns to the hills - and the valleys - for another year

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
International film festival with a particular focus on Eurasian cinema

Made In Prague
Czech film showcase

DOC NYC
Celebration of documentary film

French Film Festival
27th edition of the celebration of French-language film

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