Beanpole
Two young women search for meaning and hope in the struggle to rebuild their lives amongst the ruins of Leningrad after the Second World War.
The Climb
A look at the friendship between two guys that spans many years.

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The Dead Don't Die
The peaceful town of Centerville finds itself battling a zombie horde as the dead start rising from their graves.
The Doors
Biopic of Jim Morrison and his Sixties iconic rock band.
First Blood
Sylvester Stallone in first Rambo movie.
A Hidden Life
The Austrian Franz Jägerstätter, a conscientious objector, refuses to fight for the Nazis in World War II.

I

Litigante
In Bogota, Silvia, a single mum and a lawyer, is implicated in a corruption scandal. At the same time she is trying to cope with her sick mum.

M

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.
Miracle In Milan
An allegorical neorealist fantasy examining social dynamics in post-war Italy.
Les Misérables
A man joins an anti-crime brigade and rapidly discovers the tensions between the various neighbourhood groups.
Pain And Glory
A film director reflects on the choices he's made in life as past and present come crashing down around him.
Port Authority
A love story about a Midwesterner and a trans woman, set in New York's Kiki ballroom scene.

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Share
After discovering a disturbing video from a night she doesn’t remember, 16-year-old Mandy must try to figure out what happened and how to navigate the escalating fallout.
The Shining
After moving his family to a remote hotel with a troubled past, a writer gradually loses his mind.
Sorry We Missed You
A hard-up delivery driver and his wife struggle to get by in modern-day England.
The Swallows Of Kabul
Summer 1998 - Kabul under Taliban rule. Zunaira and Mohsen are young and in love. Despite the daily violence and misery, they hope for a better future. One day, a foolish gesture causes life to take an irrevocable turn.
The Unknown Saint
Moments before his capture by police, a thief digs a grave to hide a bag of money. Released from prison years later he returns to retrieve the bag, only to find a shrine to an Unknown Saint build directly over his loot, and a brand new village constructed all around it.
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