Ahed's Knee
An Israeli filmmaker throws himself in the midst of two battles doomed to fail: one against the death of freedom, the other against the death of a mother.
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 Kyiv over a two-day period in September 1941.
Benedetta
A 17th-century nun in Italy suffers from disturbing religious and erotic visions. She is assisted by a companion, and the relationship between the two women develops into a romantic love affair.
Bergman Island
An American filmmaking couple retreat to the island for the summer to write screenplays for their upcoming films in an act of pilgrimage to the place that inspired Bergman. As the summer and their screenplays advance, the lines between reality and fiction start to blur against the backdrop of the island's wild landscape.
Between Two Worlds
Marianne Winckler, a well-known author, goes to live in northern France to research for her new book on the subject of job insecurity. Without revealing her true identity, she gets hired as a cleaner, working with a group of other women.
Bigger Than Us
Documentary about young environmental activists around the globe.
Bloody Oranges
A retired couple entering a dance contest, a corrupt politician, a girl eager to lose her virginity, and a young lawyer obsessed with social status - a seemingly benign look into these daily lives goes haywire in this shocking black comedy.
A Brighter Tomorrow
A thief tries to reconnect with his estranged girlfriend and child.
Casablanca Beats
Young people from the Casablanca slum of Sidi Moumen participate in a cultural project that encourages them to express themselves through hip hop.
A Chiara
The Guerrasio family and their friends gather to celebrate Claudio and Carmela’s oldest daughter’s 18th birthday. There is a healthy rivalry between the birthday girl and her 16-year-old sister Chiara, as they compete on the dancefloor. It is a happy occasion, and the close-knit family is in top form. However, everything changes the next day when Claudio disappears...
La Civil
The story of a mother whose teenage daughter is kidnapped in Northern Mexico. When the authorities offer no support in the search, she takes matters into her own hands and transforms from housewife into a vengeful militant.
Compartment No 6
A young Finnish woman escapes an enigmatic love affair in Moscow by boarding a train to the arctic port of Murmansk, but is forced to share the long ride and a tiny sleeping car with a Russian miner.
Cow
A close-up portrait of the daily lives of two cows.

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Deception
An American novelist living for a time in London converses with his wife, his mistress, and other female characters he may have dreamed up.
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.
Drive My Car
Nishijima Hidetoshi as a stage actor and director happily married to his playwright wife . Then one day the wife disappears.
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.
France
A TV journalist's career, home life, and psychological stability are shaken after a driving accident.
The French Dispatch
A love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional 20th Century French city that brings to life a collection of stories published in the French Dispatch magazine.
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.
The Gravedigger's Wife
A gravedigger finds himself up against it as he tries to get the cash together to help his gravely ill wife get medical treatment.
A Hero
When an ex-con's decides to try and rehabilitate himself by returning a lost bag of coins and exploiting the media attention, nothing goes to plan.
Hit The Road
Drama based around a road trip in a borrowed car.

I

The Innocents
During the bright Nordic summer, a group of children reveal their dark and mysterious powers when the adults aren't looking.
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.
Memoria
A woman from Scotland, while traveling in Colombia, begins to notice strange sounds. Soon she begins to think about their appearance.
Mothering Sunday
A maid living in post-World War I England secretly plans to meet with the man she loves before he leaves to marry another woman.
Murina
Tensions rise between restless teenager Julija and her oppressive father Ante when an old family friend arrives at their Croatian island home.
Neptune Frost
The love story between an African intersex runaway and a coltan miner, and the virtual marvel born as a result of their union.
A Night Of Knowing Nothing
A poetic record of the experience of being a young Indian in a land of violence.
Nitram
Events leading up to the 1996 Port Arthur massacre on Tasmania are explored in an attempt to understand why and how the atrocity occurred.
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.
Olga
2013. A 15-year-old gymnast is torn between Switzerland - where she is training for the European Championship in preparation for the Olympics - and Ukraine, where her mother is a journalist, reporting on Euromaidan unrest.
Onoda: 10,000 Nights In The Jungle
It's the end of 1944. Japan is losing the war. Hiroo Onoda is sent to an island in the Philippines just before the American landing. The handful of soldiers that he takes with him into the jungle keep fighting, not realising the war is over.
Paris, 13th District
Émilie meets Camille who is attracted to Nora, who crosses paths with Amber. Three girls and a boy - They're friends, sometimes lovers and often both.
Playground
A little girl faces a moral dilemma after she sees her brother being bullied.
Prayers For The Stolen
Life in a town at war seen through the eyes of three young girls on the path to adolescence.

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.
Red Rocket
A washed-up ex-porn star tries to get his life back together in his hometown, sparking trouble for those in his orbit.
The Restless
A family struggles with the father's bipolar disorder.
Returning To Reims (Fragments)
An intimate and political story of the French working class from the beginning of the 1950s to today.
Robust
An actor forges and unlikely friendship with the woman assigned to provide him with security.
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.
The Souvenir: Part II
In the aftermath of her tumultuous relationship with a charismatic and manipulative older man, Julie begins to untangle her fraught love for him in making her graduation film, sorting fact from his elaborately constructed fiction.
Stillwater
An American oil rig worker attempts to clear his daughter's name in France, where she is imprisoned.
The Tale Of King Crab
Italy, today. Some elderly hunters reminisce about the tale of Luciano - a drunk who locks horns with the head of the region over right of passage and is later exiled.
Three Floors
The story of three families living in three apartments in the same bourgeois condominium.
Titane
A woman becomes pregnant after having sex with a car.

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.
Women Do Cry
A family full of women in a society where 'gender' is not a familiar word.
The Worst Person In The World
Four years in the life of Julie, a young woman who navigates the troubled waters of her love life and struggles to find her career path, leading her to take a realistic look at who she really is.
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