100 Yen Love
A young woman morphs from slacker to boxer.
13 Minutes
The story of the man who almost killed Hitler.
45 Years
A marriage is thrown into turmoil with news of a long dead lover.
600 Miles
A federal agent is kidnapped while he is trying to track a weapons cartel.
Above And Below
Existence on the fringes of society.
Addicted To Fresno
A woman tries to help her sex addict sister.
All Of Me
Every day since 1995, a determined group of women have been using all their resources to feed hundreds of migrants passing through La Patrona, a small village in Central Mexico.
A documentary about Amy Winehouse.
At Land
Surrealist avant-garde classic following a woman's journey of discovery.
Battle Mountain: Graeme Obree's Story
A documentary about one man and his bike.
Back To The Future
A time travel classic of supreme comic invention, involving Marty McFly, a mad scientist and a DeLorean motorcar.
Batman defends Gotham City against The Joker as they both fall for the same woman.
A princess gets more than she bargains for when she asks for a spell.
The Benefactor
A guilt-ridden philanthropist tries to help a young couple but isn't so good at caring for himself.
A 40th wedding anniversary is a special day... but there's a gun in the bedroom.
Black Mountain Poets
Relationship comedy about a pair of on-the-run sisters who pose as poets on a camping retreat.
Blood Cells
A farmer's son is faced with a decison about whether to return to the home he has exiled himself from.
Brotherhood Of Blades
Three assassins take on the Ming dynasty's evil secret police.
An old man seeks refuge in the shadows of the past.
Drama about a teenager with learning difficulties and his abusive older brother.
Chuck Norris Vs Communism
The true story of how Romanians discovered the world through bootleg VHS.
The Circle
Six teenagers discover they have acquired supernatural powers as part of an ancient prophecy to fight evil.
The Closer We Get
Auto- biographical documentary about an apparently ordinary family having to stoically deal with broken dreams and hidden secrets.
Cop Car
Two 10-year-old boys steal an abandoned police car.
Cut Snake
A pair of ex-cons are set on a collision course.


The Dance Of The Memory
Documentary considers the notion of memory.
The Driver
A detective hunts a getaway driver through the streets of San Fransisco.
Dead Rising: Watchtower
Video game spin-off sees a group of people try to survive a zombie attack.
Desert Dancer
An Iranian youngster risks everything to start a dance company despite the fact the pasttime is illegal in his country.
Dirty Dancing
A lonely girl finds romance with a dance teacher at a holiday resort, but her strict parents disapprove.
Self confessed teen geek from the wrong side of the tracks in Inglewood, Cal, with aspirations to go to Harvard, is compromised by a stash of drugs and threats from gangster crews.
In the violent dystopia of Mega City One, only the judges can keep order.
Biopic of photographic pioneer Eadweard Muybridge.
Eldest Brother
Documentary about the Tzotsil community in Chiapas.
Every Secret Thing
Two young women with a dark past come under suspicion when a child goes missing.
Ageing hitmen take on one last job.
Flash Gordon
An evil alien ruler plans to destroy the Earth, and only an American football quarterback can stop him.
Fidelio, Alice's Odyssey
Alice replaces a recently deceased mechanic onboard Fidelio, an old freighter, and sets off on a voyage of self-discovery.
The First Film
A filmmaker's three-deccade quest to priove that the world's film industry started in Leeds.
Future Shock! The Story Of 2000AD
Study of the British sci-fi comic's evolution.
Guardians Of The Galaxy
A pilot is tracked by bounty hunters after stealing a mysterious orb.
The Hallow
When a visiting conservationist accidentally trespasses in an ancient wood, its denizens set their sights on his family.
Drama about a homeless pensioner with a tragic past.
A young pregnant woman is threatened by malignant children.
Happy Feet
Adventures of a toe-tapping penguin.
How To Train Your Dragon 2
Hiccup and his prehistoric friends fight the evil forces of a dastardly dragonnapper
The Houses Of Halloween
A group of young filmmakers tours the US in search of a truly scary Halloween haunted house attraction.
How to Win At Checkers (Every Time)
Coming-of-age film about a boy and his brother in Thailand.


Sci-fi thriller about a man on a quest to find the love of his life.
The Incident
Psychological drama about a couple whose lives are disrupted by a troubled teenage girl.
A family is caught in a spiral of unhappiness.
A futuristic search and rescue team try to rescue a soldier from an off-world mining facility.
Inside Out
When a girl moves to a new home, her emotions are plunged into chaos as they compete for control of her mind.
A woman and her teenage son return to the place she was born to seek refuge from a violent gang.
The Iron Ministry
A portrait of China, experienced through its vast and expanding railway.
I Stay With You
When a woman travels to Mexico City to be with her boyfriend, she hooks up with some of his friends... but the trip brings more than she bargains for.
Kafka's The Burrow
Adaptation of a Kafka short story about loneliness and isolation.
A boxer comes out of retirement to help his girlfriend pay for an abortion.
Kyoto Elegy
Three women have an impact on the life of a selfish would-be lawyer.
A boy discovers a girl trapped in a computer game.
Last Days In The Desert
An imagined chapter at the end of Jesus's fasting in the desert.
La La La At Rock Bottom
A young girl with a band tries to help an amnesiac petty criminal.
The Legend Of Barney Thomson
A Glasgow barber accidentally turns killer.
The Lesson
A provincial schoolteacher is faced with tough choices due to mounting debts.
Lilo & Stitch
Mini-monster from outer space makes friends with misfit girl in Haiwaii.
Learning To Drive
Jolted by her husband leaving her, a writer decides to learn to drive.
Life Of Pi
After a shipwreck, a boy finds himself adrift with an animal menagerie.
The Little Shop Of Horrors
A quiet young man is led astray by a peculiar plant with a thirst for blood.
The Long Riders
The origins, exploits and the ultimate fate of the Jesse James gang is told in a sympathetic portrayal of the bank robbers made up of brothers who begin their legendary bank raids because of revenge.
Love Film Festival
A love affair set against the backdrop of the short film festival circuit.
Love & Mercy
A look at two periods of the life of Beach Boy Brian Wilson.


A peasant is befriended by 'Death' and given a water that can heal any disease... but his new powers attract unwanted attention.
A father struggles to do the right thing by his daughter, who is gradually turning into a zombie.
The Make-Up Room
Comedy about a make-up artist working on a porno film shoot.
Tale of a locksmith who can't come to terms with losing the love of his life.
Manson Family Vacation
Two brothers tour Charlie Manson murder sites.
María Candelaria
A young woman faces prejudice because her mother was a prostitute.
The Marriage of Reason And Squalor
A woman finds forbidden romance on a tropical island given to her by her husband-to-be.
Mary Poppins
The dull lives of a banker's family are filled with magic by a rather unusual nanny.
A young couple on the verge of emigration find their lives rocked by tragedy.
The Messenger
A man is haunted by the spirits of the dead who want him to help them settled unfinished business.
Misery Loves Comedy
Comics are asked why they do it and whether it is necessary to be miserable to be funny?
Mamma Mia!
When her daughter wants to get married, Donna has to explain that any one of three men could be her father.
Mean Girls
Teen comedy, where the new girl on the block tries to fit into an image-obsessed high school.
A troubled cop tackles a case in a near-future world where all recreational drugs are legal.
A tough-love father's strong relationship with his teenage son is tested when the boy befriends a girl.
North V South
A gangland Romeo and Juliet.
A mysterious glimpse of an England steeped in folkloric tradition.
The Overnight
Young couple, new to L.A, are seduced by cool couple who enjoy sexual experimentation
Paper Planes
Boy from the Australian outishback competes in the world junior paper planes contest in Japan. Frankie should have sung a song.
Paradise In Service
War drama set against the backdrop of a military brothel.
Parasyte: Part 1
A Tokyo teenager has to try to live witha mutant parasite that takes control of his right arm.
Pirates Of Salé
Documentary following four youngsters as they join Morocco's first profesional circus.
Documentary about ex-Marillion frontman Fish.
The Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists
In his quest to become Pirate of the Year, the Pirate Captain leads his crew into peril and risks losing a treasured shipmate.
The Princess Bride
Ordinary farm boy Westley takes on the world to recover his true love in an enduringly popular comic fantasy.
Precinct Seven Five
The real-life story of dirty cops who worked alongside brutal drugs gangs in New York in the 1980s.
Prophet's Prey
A look at the mega- lomaniacal leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
The Pyramid Texts
A fighter recalls his life in and out of the ring.


An ex-hitman turns vigilante to seek redemption for his sins by taking on a vicious drug cartel and facing deadly assassin "The Scorpion".
Remake, Remix, Rip-Off
The story of copying and culture in Turkish popular cinema.
Rio, I Love You
A series of short films set in the Brazilian metropolis.
The Road Within
A Tourette's sufferer goes ona road trip with his doctor and a couple of other troubled youngsters.
Raiders Of The Lost Ark
Indiana Jones races the Nazis to find the lost Ark of the Covenant.
Sand Dollars
A relationship blossoms between an older European and a young Dominican woman who makes her living 'befriending' foreigners at a beach resort.
Scottish Mussel
A Glaswegian chancer who moonlights as an illegal pearl fisher in the Highland streams falls for a beautiful English conservationist.
Memories of life in a children's home.
A Separate Wind
A young brother and sister have to trek across Mexico after their mum suffers a stroke.
She's Funny That Way
A married director falls for a prostitute-turned-actress.
Sleeping With Other People
A couple who lost their virginity to each other meet 12 years later and try to help one another find a lasting relationship.
Southern Comfort
National Guardsmen on an remote exercise run into trouble on the bayou.
Santa Sangre
Upon leaving a psychiatric hospital, a young man becomes the arms of his mother, whose own were cut off by his philandering father, as she embarks on a campaign of holy retribution.
Sherry And The Mystery Of Palo Cortado
A look at the fortified wine.
The Sound Of Music
Julie Andrews climbs every mountain in the record-breaking World War II-ish musical.
A short film exploring the creation of animated characters.
Step Up
Another high school dance number.
Sunshine Superman
Portrait of the father of Base jumping Carl Boenish.
A relationship is taken to its emotional and sexual limits.
That Sugar Film
Health documentary about sugar in our food.
Therapy For A Vampire
A vampire seeks assistance from Dr Freud.
The Third Dad
A filmmaker sets out to find the grave of her estranged father.
The Third Man
A man searching for his missing friend in post-war Vienna uncovers a ruthless conspiracy.
30 days in the daily lives of a cargo ship crew.
Turbo Kid
In a post-Apocalyptic wasteland, a scavenger trades scraps for food and comics, until a new friendship and a new weapon change his life.
Trouble brews when a young journalist starts to interact with a humanoid robot.
Under Milk Wood
Dylan Thomas' tale of a Welsh seaside town.


The Violators
Two dysfunctional girls, from different backgrounds set off on a course that will have profound implications for both of them.
The Warriors: Director's Cut
Walter Hill returns 26 years later to his cult New York gang rumble and cuts it the way he always wanted.
When Elephants Fight
Examining the West's ties to conflict minerals in the Democratic Republic Of Congo.
Who Am I - No System Is Safe
A young hacker joins a subversive group intent on "hacking the world".
A post-Apocalyptic Earth is the setting for wizard warfare.
The Wolfpack
Story of a band of brothers who grew up in social isolation.
Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory
A little boy wins a golden ticket to visit the secret workings of a chocolate factory.

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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