42nd Street
A chorus girl understudy steals the show on Broadway after the leading lady is unexpectedly incapacitated.
Brief Story From The Green Planet
When Tania finds out that her grandma has spent her final years in the caring company of a cute purple alien, she embarks on a journey through small-town Argentina with two close friends to deliver the creature back to its origins.
By The Grace Of God
When Alexandre learns that the priest who abused him as a boy is still working with children, he and other victims take action against the perpetrator.
Black Narcissus
A group of nuns struggle to keep order in a remote Himalayan convent.
Chained For Life
A starlet finds herself in unfamiliar territory when she appears in a film about disfigurement that features real disabled people.

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Guys And Dolls
The Broadway musical of crooks, gamblers and a Sally Army sergeant, called Sarah.

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Making Waves: The Art Of Cinematic Sound
Explores the impact of movie sound through insight from cinema’s biggest directors and their go-to sonic collaborators.
Meeting Gorbachev
Werner Herzog interviews Mikhail Gorbachev and captures the human side of a world leader as he recalls his relationships with Reagan and Thatcher, his beloved wife Raisa and his dashed dream of lasting change.
Monos
On a faraway mountaintop, eight kids with guns watch over a hostage and a conscripted milk cow.
Official Secrets
The true story of British Intelligence whistleblower Katharine Gun, who prior to the 2003 Iraq invasion leaked a top-secret memo.
Pause
Elpida is a housewife confronted with the first signs of menopause while trapped in a loveless marriage to a heartless, despotic man. When a young painter arrives to decorate her building, her grip on reality starts to slip.
Portrait Of A Lady On Fire
On an isolated island in Bretagne at the end of the 18th century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.

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Rocks
A young girl is determined to keep the fact that there mother has left her and her younger brother alone from the authorities, through fear of being separated from him.
Shooting The Mafia
Profile of Sicilian photographer Letizia Battaglia.
Singin' In The Rain
A silent film idol romances a Hollywood starlet in this much-loved classic.
Sorry We Missed You
A hard-up delivery driver and his wife struggle to get by in modern-day England.
The Souvenir
A quiet film student begins finding her voice as an artist while navigating a turbulent courtship with a charismatic but untrustworthy man.

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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.
Why Don't You Just Die
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.
Zero Impunity
Hybrid documentary exploring the use of rape and sexual violence in global conflict.
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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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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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