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A woman keeps silent after a rape.
A little girl survives a Nazi mass execution and hides in the disused chimney and struggles to survive.
When the zombie apocalypse hits the sleepy town of Little Haven - at Christmas - teenager Anna and her high school friends have to fight, sing and dance to survive, with the undead horde all around them.
A documentary looking at the impact of climate change on the island nation of Kiribati.
The last days of Vincent van Gogh.
Story of a family who become involved with the drugs trade.
A documentary that follows Mc Linn Da Quebrada, a black trans woman, performer and activist living in impoverished São Paulo.
Real time drama about what happens when tragedy strikes a family.
When a border guard with a sixth sense for identifying smugglers encounters the first person she cannot prove is guilty, their relationship forces her to confront terrifying revelations about herself and humankind.
After the train of a retiring driver snags a blue bra, he embarks on a quest to return the under garment.
Jong-soo, a part-time worker, bumps into Hae-mi while delivering, who used to live in the same neighborhood. Hae-mi asks him to look after her cat while she's on a trip to Africa.
Three estranged siblings travel back to their home village after a call from their father.
Manuel, an influential deputy secretary of an regional government who has everything going his way, finds himself fighting for survival when news of his involvement in a corruption ring leaks out.
A child rebels against the life imposed upon him.
A shop resisting gentrification.
Documentary about the two years leading to Yves Saint Laurent's final fashion collection.
A starlet finds herself in unfamiliar territory when she appears in a film about disfigurement that features real disabled people.
A documentary following a talented child chef who is determined to make it to the top of his chosen profession.
A passionate love story between two people of different backgrounds and temperaments, who are fatally mismatched and yet fatefully condemned to each other.
A documentary about the ascent of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park.
A stark landscape, unforgiving surroundings, gruelling work, and intense conflicts within the family circle – a vicious circle, the burden of which is only accentuated by the return of the youngest brother, who is to take the place of his sick father in this family of lumberjacks.
An LAPD detective whose undercover work ended in tragedy is faced to confront her past when the leader of the gang she was embedded in re-emerges.
Diamantino was once the greatest football player in Portugal. Now, in the middle of the worst crisis of his life, he decides to fill his void by adopting a refugee boy.
In the Donbass, a region of Eastern Ukraine, a hybrid war takes place, involving an open armed conflict alongside killings and robberies on a mass scale perpetrated by separatist gangs.
When her babysitter doesn’t show, a single mother is forced to leave her precocious five-year-old daughter with the girl’s estranged father for a long weekend.
Secrets resurface after a woman returns to her family's village for a wedding.
Two of Queen Anne's acolytes jockey for position.
Following rock climber Alex Honnold as he seeks to be the first climber to ascend free solo – without safety ropes – the 3,000-foot cliff of El Capitan in California’s Yosemite Park.
When they fall in love, two girls from rival families must choose between being together and being safe.
As an elderly couple who live in the traditions of their ancestors face the possibility of one of them dying, will the survivor be able to reconnect with their daughter?
An Italian-American is hired as a driver for a world-class black pianist on a concert tour of the Deep South.
A young nobleman asks a peasant to help fake his own kidnapping.
When Chiquita is sent to prison for debt, her introverted girlfriend Chela is left to her own devices. Chela offers rich women a taxi service in her old car. As she explores the outside world she also starts to focus on her own desires.
Nothing but silence. Nothing but a revolutionary song. A story in five chapters like the five fingers of a hand.
An amateur drama troupe rehearse the Čapek Brothers’ The Insect Play.
Two stories about a cursed dress and its victims.
Documentary looking at the impact of an asylum seeker detention centre on Christmas Island.
The apocalypse proves a blessing in disguise for one lucky recluse – until a second survivor arrives with the threat of companionship.
Documentary about the US tennis ace.
Portrait of Kailash Satyarthi, who has made it his life's work to end child slavery and exploitation.
Paris, Summer 1979. Anne produces third-rate gay porn. After her editor and lover Lois leaves her, she tries to win her back by shooting her most ambitious film yet with her trusted, flaming sidekick Archibald... then one of her actors is brutally murdered.
A father and daughter find themselves searching for a place to call their own after their off-the-grid lives are discovered by the authorities.
A Danish couple face emotional and moral dilemmas after picking up a Lebanese refugee while on a romantic sailing holiday.
A child's eye view of the Soviet occupation of Estonia.
Lotfi, 40, is forced to come back to Tunisia when his ex-wife is unexpectedly hospitalised. He is now in charge of his autistic son Amr, nine, who ignores the dad he has never known.
A father takes his estranged son on a rafting trip into the wilderness that suddenly turns into a struggle for survival.
Pacific Northwest. 1983. Outsiders Red Miller and Mandy Bloom lead a loving and peaceful existence. When their haven is savagely destroyed by a cult, Red is catapulted into a phantasmagoric journey filled with bloody vengeance.
A fisherman finds an injured refugee and tries to help him.
When a man discovers he has cancer, he tries to trick death. As a disguise, he chooses to take the identity of a woman.
Drawn from a never before seen cache of personal footage spanning decades, this is an intimate portrait of the Sri Lankan artist and musician who continues to shatter conventions.
A teenager living in a Dublin housing estate with his grandfather is caught holding drugs for his friend's older brother and is sentenced to three months in prison.
Three young men bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship.
From a young age, Jill has acted as the responsible adult in her small family. She cares for her loving but mentally unstable mother and her younger brother. The news that their estranged father will be visiting on Jill's birthday gives the children much needed hope.
Considering the Russian president's time in power.
Drama about a dysfunctional family.
A goatherd finds his life thrown out of balance by the arrival of his siblings and a stranger from the city.
A family of small-time crooks take in a child they find on the street.
Two assassins set out into the wilderness on the trail of a man with a secret.
A gangster and an actor in an opera company discover they are soulmates.
A musical epic and a romantic parable of a man whose family falls from grace after a tribal feud in a nomadic village.
A storm in the middle of the ocean, a boat full of refugees that is about to sink and a woman all by herself...
Road trip follows an ambitious young psychologist who has agreed to transport two patients to a seaside psychiatric unit.
A young wannabe milliner in Budapest meets a man connected to her past and begins to uncover family secrets.
A nightmare brews in a dance company.
Salam, an inexperienced young Palestinian man, becomes a writer on a popular soap opera after a chance meeting with an Israeli soldier, but trouble brews when soldier and the show's backers disagree about how the it should end.
The story of a 14-year-old who becomes the third wife of a much older man in 19th Century Vietnam.
A documentary following David Millar in his final season in the saddle.
Georg flees to Marseilles to escape the German army. Assuming a false identity, he tries to obtain passage on a ship bound for Mexico. But then he meets Marie and his plans change.
A greedy boy seeks out hidden riches in the dungeon beneath an ancestral house guarded by a terrifying deity.
A drama with roots in the historic character of Judith Ferreto, the nurse of the Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, who spent her latter days in Costa Rica.
A man becomes obsessed with the strange circumstances of a billionaire mogul's murder and the kidnapping of a girl.
Eight children rescued from a concentration camp, find themselves under siege from a freshly pack of former camp guard dogs.
Manny, Joel and Jonah tear their way through childhood and push against the volatile love of their parents as Jonah embraces a world of imagination.
In the Kenyan bush, a crackdown on ivory poaching forces a silver-tongued second-generation poacher to seek out an unlikely ally in this fly-on-the-wall look at both sides of the conservation divide.
A dark action comedy about a group of people brought together in the apartment of police detective Andrei: his resentful daughter, an angry thug and a cheated cop. Each one of them have a reason to want revenge.
Women left in debt by their dead husbands' crimes conspire to pull off a heist.
Mischievously self-assured Mára and somewhat eccentric Heduš set out into the frozen wastes in search of adventure – by car, naturally. After all, Mára's turning 15 soon.
Four Liverpool lads take a trip on a Yellow Submarine to save Pepperland from the Blue Meanies.
A Coptic leper and his orphaned apprentice leave the confines of the leper colony for the first time and embark on a journey across Egypt to search for what is left of their families.
The true story of Carlos Acosta, a black Cuban dancer who rose from an impoverished childhood to find international acclaim as a ballet dancer with London's Royal Ballet.
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
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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