Annette
A stand-up comedian and his opera singer wife have a daughter with a surprising gift.
Aya
Aya lives on an island with her mum and brother, as flooding threatens her house, Aya makes a choice.
Babi Yar. Context
Nazi troops massacre 33,771 Jews in Kiev over a two-day period in September 1941.
Bigger Than Us
Documentary about young environmental activists around the globe.

D

The Divide
Two women on the verge of a breakup, in a hospital, are further stressed on the night of a big demonstration by the overwhelmed staff and by angry, injured protestors who land up besieging the building.
Europa
Kamal, an Iraqi man trying to enter Europe on foot through the border between Turkey and Bulgaria, is relentlessly pursued through a forest by a group of hunters.
Everything Went Fine
A father asks for help to die.
Flag Day
A father lives a double life as a counterfeiter, bank robber and conman in order to provide for his daughter.
Futura
A portrait of Italy observed through the eyes of teenagers who talk about the places they live in and imagine themselves, torn between the opportunities that surround them, the dream of what they want to become, the fear of failing, the trials they hope to overcome.

I

Invisible Demons
In the sprawling mega city of Delhi where the dangers of climate change are present not future, the film shows a world on the brink.
Jane By Charlotte
The director's portrait of her mother.
JFK Revisited: Through The Looking Glass
Thirty years after his film JFK, filmmaker Oliver Stone takes viewers on a journey through recently declassified evidence in the assassination of President Kennedy.

M

Marx Can Wait
Camillo died in 1968. Almost 50 years later, Marco gathers his whole family for a lunch. With his family he wonders about Camillo, his twin, and life.
Medusa
A woman who is part of a gang who hunt those who transgress their religious ideals, finds her values changing dramatically after she is injured.
A Night Of Knowing Nothing
A poetic record of the experience of being a young Indian in a land of violence.
Întregalde
A group of people on a humanitarian mission arrive in a remote area of Transylvania to offer the inhabitants various goods, but when they try to help a disorientated local, things take a turn for the worse.

R

A Radiant Girl
Paris, summer 1942. Irene is Jewish and French. She is 19 and living a life of passions - Her friendships, her new love, her desire to be an actress. Nothing suggests that Irene's time is running out.
Returning To Reims (Fragments)
An intimate and political story of the French working class from the beginning of the 1950s to today.
Small Body
Italy, 1900. Young Agata’s baby is stillborn and so condemned to Limbo. Agata hears about a place in the mountains, where infants can be brought back to life for just one breath, to baptise them and save their soul. She undertakes a voyage with her daughter’s small body hidden in a box and meets Lynx, a solitary boy who offers to help her.
Softie
Things change for a sensitive youngster from a deprived area after a new teacher takes over his class.
The Souvenir
A quiet film student begins finding her voice as an artist while navigating a turbulent courtship with a charismatic but untrustworthy man.
Stillwater
An American oil rig worker attempts to clear his daughter's name in France, where she is imprisoned.

V

The Velvet Underground
Cinematic collage that is as much about New York of the period as it is about the rise and fall of the seminal band.
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