13 Minutes
The story of the man who almost killed Hitler.
45 Years
A marriage is thrown into turmoil with news of a long dead lover.
As We Were Dreaming
The story of five friends in Leipzig after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Aferim!
A policeman and his son hunt a runaway gypsy slave.
Androids Dream
Benidorm, 2052.
Body
A police officer struggles with his daughter's anorexia.
Chorus
A marriage torn apart by the disappearance of a child is reconnected as events offer closure, resurrecting emotions and a kind of hope
Cinderella
Live-action retelling of the classic fairy tale.
The Club
A group of priests of various ages lives together with Mónica, a nun, in a house on the Chilean coast. When they are not praying and atoning for their sins, they train their greyhound for the next race.
Counting
Fifteen distinct but interconnected chapters, shot in locations from Russia to New York City to Istanbul. Together, these build to a reckoning at the intersection of city symphony, diary, and essay film.

D

Diary Of A Chambermaid
An alert servant works for a wealthy couple in rural France.
Duel In The Sun
The sons of a cattle baron in Texas in the 1880s vie for the love of an untamed "half-breed".
Eisenstein In Guanajuato
The 10 days that shook Eisenstein.
Fifty Shades Of Grey
A student's life is irrevocably changed when she meets a tormented billionaire.
The Forbidden Room
A submarine crew, a feared pack of forest bandits, a famous surgeon, and a battalion of child soldiers all get more than they bargained for as they wend their way toward progressive ideas on life and love.
The Goalie’s Anxiety At The Penalty Kick
Following in the footsteps of a goalie after he is sent off in a game.

I

In Cold Blood
An adaptation of Truman Capote's famous book about the real life murder of the clutter family and the fate of those who committed it.
Ixcanul
Story of a teenage girl living in the foothills of a volcano, who faces an arranged marriage but is won over by the charms of a plantation worker.
I Am Michael
The controversial true story of a gay activist who rejects his homosexuality and becomes a Christian pastor.
Knight Of Cups
Targeting the world of showbusiness.
Koza
A boxer comes out of retirement to help his girlfriend pay for an abortion.

M

The Million Dollar Hotel
After a billionaire's son dies, the FBI investigate the eccentric residents of a skid row hotel.
Mr. Holmes
A retired Sherlock looks back on his life and an unsolved case.
Nena
A teenager is faced with a suicide attempt by her disabled dad.
Paper Planes
Boy from the Australian outishback competes in the world junior paper planes contest in Japan. Frankie should have sung a song.
Paradise In Service
War drama set against the backdrop of a military brothel.
Portrait Of The Artist
A filmmaker becomes obsessed with the film of his next movie.
Paris, Texas
A man with no memory walks out of the desert and tries to reconnect with his family.
The Pearl Button
Water, the longest border in Chile, also holds the secret of two mysterious buttons which were found on its ocean floor.
Pina
3D dance documentary.
Queen Of Earth
Following her father's suicide and breaking up with her boyfriend, Catherine seeks refuge with her friend Virginia, but the young woman's shaky grasp on reality strains their relationship to breaking point.

R

Singin' In The Rain
A silent film idol romances a Hollywood starlet in this much-loved classic.
Taxi Tehran
An Iranian director forbidden to make movies works as a taxi driver, and installs hidden cameras in his cab…

V

Victoria
Adventures of a woman after she meets a group of young lads, over the course of a night.
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.
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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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Human Rights Watch Film Festival
Festival celebrating campaigning films

Sheffield DocFest
The UK's most well-regarded documentary film festival

Cannes Film Festival
The world's most famous film festival

Tribeca Film Festival
New Yorks indie film fest

Dundead
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