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The Violators The Violators
The Violators and Janis: Little Girl Blue
The Ascent (Voskhozhdenie) (Country: Soviet Union; Year: 1976; Director: Larisa Shepitko; Writer: Vasiliy Bykov, Yuri Klepikov, Larisa Shepitko; Stars: Boris Plotnikov, Vladimir Gostyukhin, Sergey Yakovlev, Lyudmila Polyakova, Viktoriya Goldentul, Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Mariya Vinogradova, Nikolai Sektimenko, Sergei Kanishchev)
The biblical story of Christ and Judas set in wartime winter Belarus.
Embers (Country: Poland, US; Year: 2015; Director: Claire Carré; Stars: Jason Ritter, Iva Gocheva, Greta Fernández)
A decade after a devastating epidemic, the survivors struggle with amnesia.
Exotica, Erotica, Etc. (Exotica, Erotica Inc) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Evangelia Kranioti; Writer: Evangelia Kranioti)
“Sailors are like terrorists. They arrive in ports with a bomb called love and throw it,” says former prostitute Sandy, protagonist of this documentary.
Hedi Schneider Is Stuck (Country: Germany, Norway; Year: 2015; Director: Sonja Heiss; Stars: Laura Tonke, Hans Löw and Leander Nitsche)
A family struggles with a woman's sudden descent into depression.
I'm All Yours (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Baya Kasmi; Stars: Vimala Pons, Mehdi Djaadi, Agnès Jaoui)
An HR worker so sympathetic to those she has to fire that she sleeps with them in consolation finds that she's the only person who can save her ailing, self-centered brother.
Janis: Little Girl Blue (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Amy Berg; Stars: Cat Power)
Documentary following the main stages of Janis Joplin’s life.
Life Partners (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Susanna Fogel; Writer: Susanna Fogel, Joni Lefkowitz; Stars: Leighton Meester, Gillian Jacobs, Adam Brody, Gabourey Sidibe, Abby Elliott, Kate McKinnon, Julie White, Rosanna DeSoto, Greer Grammer, Beth Dover, Monte Markham, Simone Bailly, Elizabeth Ho, Brennan Murray, Matthew Cardarople)
Nearing 30, Sasha and Paige realize their codependent friendship is preventing either of them from settling down. But when Paige meets the dorky yet lovable Tim, Sasha fears that she’s being replaced.
No Home Movie (Country: Belgium, France; Year: 2015; Director: Chantal Akerman)
Portrait of the director's mother in the last years of her life.
The Violators (Country: UK; Year: 2015; Director: Helen Walsh; Writer: Helen Walsh; Stars: Lauren McQueen, Brogan Ellis, Stephen Lord, Liam Ainsworth, Derek Barr, Callum King Chadwick, Jennifer Hennessy, Roxanne Pallett, Harry Evans, Jacqueline Leonard, James Foster, Stella Grundy, Sean McKee, Andrea Davy, Karl Camilleri)
Two dysfunctional girls, from different backgrounds set off on a course that will have profound implications for both of them.
Wings (Krylya) (Country: Soviet Union; Year: 1966; Director: Larisa Shepitko; Writer: Valentin Ezhov, Natalya Ryazantseva; Stars: Mayya Bulgakova, Sergey Nikonenko, Zhanna Bolotova, Panteleymon Krymov, Leonid Dyachkov, Vladimir Gorelov, Yuri Medvedev, Nikolay Grabbe, Zhanna Aleksandrova, Rimma Markova, Arkadi Trusov, Olga Gobzeva, Boris Yurchenko, Evgeniy Evstigneev, Natalya Gitserot)
Story of former fighter pilot Nadezhda Petrukhina.

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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