20,000 Species Of Bees
An eight-year-old explores her identity over a summer in the Basque country.
Afire
Tensions and desire bloom among five people at a holiday home by the Baltic Sea.
Almamula
12-year-old Nino is assaulted for being homosexual. In an effort to protect the boy, his parents move the family to a small rural village.
BlackBerry
The story of the meteoric rise and catastrophic demise of the world's first smartphone.
Bridge Of Spies
An American lawyer is recruited by the CIA during the Cold War to defend a Russian spy

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The Eternal Memory
Augusto and Paulina have been together for 25 years. Eight years ago, he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Both fear the day he no longer recognises her.
E.T. - The Extra-Terrestrial
Spielberg's beloved classic about a stranded and lonely alien.
The Fabelmans
Growing up in post-World War Two era Arizona, a young man named Sammy Fabelman discovers a shattering family secret and explores how the power of films can help him see the truth.
Fantastic Machine
From the first camera to 45 billion cameras worldwide today, the visual sociologist filmmakers widen their lens to expose both humanity’s unique obsession with the camera’s image and the social consequences that lay ahead.
Femme
Jules is a drag artist in London. After a performance, he is brutally attacked and, traumatised, withdraws into himself. Months later, he recognises his assailant in a gay sauna and begins an affair with him, incognito. A revenge thriller.
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
A teen plots a day off school.
A Hologram For The King
A middle aged salesman is sent to Saudi Arabia to sell a complicated IT system to the king and comes up against interminable delays and the prospect of terminal failure

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The Innocents
A young doctor becomes the soul hope for traumatised nuns.
Iron Butterflies
In summer 2014, sunflower fields and coal mines in eastern Ukraine turned into a 12 square kilometer crime scene. A multi-layered investigation into the downing of flight MH17, in which a butterfly-shaped shrapnel was found in the pilot's body, implicated the state responsible for a war crime that remains unpunished.
Jaws
A small seaside community dependent on tourism is terrorised by a great white shark with a hunger for human flesh.
Kokomo City
Four Black transgender sex workers explore the dichotomy between the Black community and themselves, while confronting issues long avoided.
The Last Picture Show
The coming-of-age struggle of three kids in small town Texas.
Love To Love You, Donna Summer
Documentary about the Disco star.

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#Manhole
A real estate worker who is about to marry his boss' daughter falls down a deep manhole and can't work out how to escape.
Manodrome
A man loses his grip on reality after becoming involved in a libertarian masculinity cult.
Munich
Fictionalised reimagining of the aftermath of the Munich Olympics hostage taking and slaughter.
Mutt
Over the course of a single hectic day in New York City, three people from Feña's past are thrust back into his life. Having lost touch since transitioning from female to male, he navigates the new dynamics of old relationships while tackling the day-to-day challenges of living life in between.
Naked Lunch
An addict writer descends into a hallucinatory existence after accidentally killing his wife.
Passages
A married man cheats on his husband with a woman... then tells him about it.
Past Lives
Nora and Hae Sung, two childhood friends, are separated from each other when Nora’s family emigrates from South Korea. Two decades later, they are reunited in New York where Nora now lives with her American husband.
Perpetrator
On her 18th birthday, tough-girl Jonny eats a cake baked by her aunt according to a magical family recipe and undergoes a radical metamorphosis.

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Rebel Without A Cause
The film which invented the teenager and introduced the world to James Dean.
Raiders Of The Lost Ark
Indiana Jones races the Nazis to find the lost Ark of the Covenant.
Requiem
An epileptic student becomes possessed by demonic forces.
Rumble Fish
The heroism of teenage violence against a background of iconic posturing.
Samsara
Samsara is the Buddhist cycle of death and reincarnation. From the temples of Laos, alongside with teenage monks, we will accompany a soul in its transit from one body to another through the bardo.
Schindler's List
A lone man determines to use his factory as a means of rescuing Jews from Nazi concentration camps, risking his life in the process.
Sea Sparkle
After her dad's death at sea, a teenage girl becomes convinced his boat was capsized by a sea monster.
Seven Winters In Tehran
In 2007, Reyhaneh Jabbari, 19, is sentenced to death in Iran for the murder of a man who tried to rape her. The efforts her family and supporters undertake open a window into the mass oppression and silencing of women in the country and the risks it takes to support them.
The Spirit Of The Beehive
A screening of James Whale's Frankenstein alters how an impressionable young girl sees her world in 1940s Spain.
Suzume
Animated adventure sees a teenager fight to close a series of "Doors of Disaster".
Talk to Me
When a group of friends discover how to conjure spirits using an ancient embalmed hand, they become hooked on the new thrill. Until one of them goes too far and opens the door to the spirit world.
The Teachers' Lounge
When one of her students is suspected of theft, teacher Carla Nowak decides to get to the bottom of the matter. Caught between her ideals and the school system, the consequences of her actions threaten to break her.
Tehran Taboo
An insight into the society of underground Tehran.
Tár
Set in the international world of classical music, this film centres on Lydia Tár. widely considered one of the greatest living composer/conductors and first-ever female chief conductor of a major German orchestra.
Tótem
In a large house, friends and family meet for a dual ritual: it is the birthday of young father and painter Tona, but also a farewell ceremony.

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The Virgin Suicides
The story of sisters and suicide in the American suburbs.
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