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The lives of a father and his two children.
When the zombie apocalypse hits the sleepy town of Little Haven - at Christmas - teenager Anna and her high school friends have to fight, sing and dance to survive, with the undead horde all around them.
The lives of four people cross over the course of a day in China.
A journalist investigates a woman's claims to have seen the Virgin Mary.
A Chinese-Canadian woman suffering from an empty nest gets a second shot at motherhood when one of her handmade dumplings comes alive.
A symphony of consumerism and waste, built while detailing the lives of four men.
Audiovisual essay considering the spaces where humans and animals meet.
A 13-year-old boy makes a wish at a fairground and becomes a man overnight.
Fans flock to a festival celebrating the most iconic horror movies, only to discover that the charismatic showman behind the event has a diabolical agenda.
A man and his son compete for the affections of the same woman.
Timeless classic that lives up to the label.
A reunion between former lovers forces a bar owner to make an impossible choice amid the incivility of war.
A weekend hunting trip goes badly awry.
A night of surprises unfolds at a wedding party in a chateau.
Trouble flares in a small military base where some of the last survivors of a zombie apocalypse are holding out as scientists search for a solution.
An ageing hitman offers to help a young man who keeps failing at suicide.
A teenager and his dad travel from Scotland to Alabama to visit relatives after a family death.
Two half-brothers head to Blackpool in search of lost family.
The tale of a quest to free Napoleon Bonaparte from exile on the island of St Helena.
A journey through the pictorial world of Orson Welles, his drawings, paintings and works of youth, seen for the first time on screen thanks to his daughter Beatrice Welles.
A young punk couple's one-night stand develops into something more meaningful.
Story of teens in a Seventies beach resort that hits the headlines when a whale washes ashore, and their eccentric parents.
Amy Johnson worked as a typist for a firm of solicitors before her record- breaking solo flight from Croydon to Australia in 1930. This film has been created with an Underwood 315 typewriter as a celebration of her journey.
Who ya gonna call?
Portrait of André Leon Talley.
Musical celebration of PT Barnum's life as salesman, circus promoter, freak show entrepreneur, producer and show biz risk taker in 19th century America
Portrait of the director of Harold And Maude.
In Red Hook, Brooklyn, a father and daughter become an unlikely songwriting duo in the last summer before she leaves for college.
When Chiquita is sent to prison for debt, her introverted girlfriend Chela is left to her own devices. Chela offers rich women a taxi service in her old car. As she explores the outside world she also starts to focus on her own desires.
An interconnected series of encounters between Native peoples and European settlers in and around modern-day Montreal.
After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a television newswoman is sent to a remote mountain resort whose residents may not be what they seem.
A bickering gay couple find their lives turn upside down when a young boy arrives on their doorstep saying he is the grandson of one of them.
The animated super family take on a new villain - The Screenslaver.
Documentary looking at the impact of an asylum seeker detention centre on Christmas Island.
The family life of superheroes, living incognito in the 'burbs, while saving the city from destruction.
The young hero Jason takes a crew of Greece's most impressive warriors in pursuit of the legendary golden fleece.
A small seaside community dependent on tourism is terrorised by a great white shark with a hunger for human flesh.
A teenager tries to find an outlet for the anger generated by her chaotic home life.
A First Nations teenager sets off on a journey, determined to kayak the Inside Passage in British Colombia.
An intimate look at the make-up artist.
A look at the life of Sam J Jones, who played Flash Gordon in the 1980 version of the fantasy classic.
A documentary portrait of Lucrecia Martel during the shooting of Zama.
Snapshot of a Brazilian family as their son prepares to leave for Germany.
A group of marginalised Vancouverites try to tackle their troubled lives.
A group of vigilantes sets out to bring a child murderer to justice.
At the height of the Solidarity movement, a Polish TV journalist is assigned by the government to undermine an independent trade union leader.
The story of Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin’s whirlwind romance with the tempestuous poet Percy Shelley, which would lead her to write Frankenstein.
The impact of humanity on our planet.
A young journalist becomes convinced the Grand Guinol theatre is linked to a series of murders
Jacek enjoys his existence as a cool misfit in his Polish backwater. After a terrible accident on the site where the world’s largest statue of Jesus is being constructed, he is celebrated as a national hero and martyr.
Modern romantic musical based around the mythology of a famous Parisian nightclub in 1900. On re-release.
A child molester killed by vigilantes seeks revenge on their children through their dreams.
A US diplomat flees Lebanon in 1972 after a tragic incident at his home. Ten years later, he is called back to war-torn Beirut by CIA operatives to negotiate for the life of a friend he left behind.
An ageing news anchor is fired by his network and when an on-air rant boosts ratings, the channel sees an opportunity.
Sailors on a Spanish fishing ship fight a silent battle during their long, empty hours in the port of Montevideo.
In the midst of the 2011 London riots, Leon grapples with the stark reality of his life and his relationship with his alcoholic mother while falling in love for the first time.
Reworking of Cyrano De Bergerac set in an English all-boys boarding school
A small bear from darkest Peru tries to adjust to life in London.
Paddington gets into a scrape over his Aunt Lucy's birthday present.
Story of spooks in suburbia gets a silver anniversary DVD release.
Adaptation of the classic novel about prisoners in a French penal colony.
Documentary about drag nights in New York.
A family delve into memories as they try to piece together a portrait of the woman they have lost.
A man seeks out an unsuspecting stranger to help him purge the dark torments of his past. His plan goes awry when he encounters a woman with plans of her own. A playful psycho-thriller game of cat-and-mouse.
A disgraced children's puppeteer is forced to face up to his wicked stepfather.
A look inside Indonesian Muslim punk culture.
Agnes, taken for granted as a suburban mother, discovers a passion for solving jigsaw puzzles which unexpectedly draws her into a new world – where her life unfolds in ways she could never have imagined.
An intimate portrait of an unlikely rock star: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
A psychologist is sent to a space station to find out what has become of the occupants.
Stuck in a post high-school limbo, Tammy works long days in the family chip shop.
When an eccentric collector discovers the showreels of the man who brought moving pictures to the Heartland, he begins a journey to restore the legacy of America’s greatest barnstorming movieman.
Nine high school students from around the globe navigate rivalries, setbacks, and of course, hormones, on their journey to compete at the international science fair.
After his 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a desperate father breaks into her laptop to look for clues to find her. A thriller that unfolds entirely on computer screens.
A young man and his four younger siblings, who have kept secret the death of their beloved mother in order to remain together, are plagued by a sinister presence.
Bergman classic about a knight who plays chess with death. Out on re-release.
An astronaut finds himself trapped in an escape pod heading towards the sun.
A young girl escapes real life through a superhero fantasy world.
An accountant suffering from a mid-life crisis joins an all-male synchronised swimming team.
Having taken her first steps into the Jedi world, Rey joins Luke Skywalker on an adventure with Leia, Finn and Poe that unlocks mysteries of the Force and secrets of the past.
A man tries to transport a fox, rabbit and cabbage across a river without getting into trouble.
Two Finnish best friends head into a hormone storm.
Imprisoned, Thor finds himself in a lethal gladiatorial contest against the Hulk, his former ally.
A documentary following David Millar in his final season in the saddle.
A trainee fighter pilot romances his instructor.
A family struggling with bereavement try to find solace on a caravan holiday.
A unicorn-obsessed woman meets a salesman who claims he can supply her with one of her own if she fulfils a series of chores.
A young boy goes in search of his dad.
New laws against witchcraft trouble three fishwives from North Berwick in 1590.
An Amazon princess ventures into the outside world to try and end a war.
Animated film essay capturing Hare's perspective on the history of the Israeli separation barrier and Middle East conflict.
Omnibus film about the loss of a young boy in a small town.
Manny, Joel and Jonah tear their way through childhood and push against the volatile love of their parents as Jonah embraces a world of imagination.
Sixteen-year-old Nisha lives a double life.
A woman wakes in an interrogation room in a future Britain.
The sad life and stupendous success of a singing superstar.
When a cartoon rabbit is accused of murder, his only hope is an animation-loathing gumshoe.
An ambitious woman treads a dangerous path as she attempts to crash the corporate boys’ club.
A Kurdish shepherd is consumed by jealousy after he follows his wife to Belgium.
An inspector unexpectedly joins the ranks of the undead at a theme park - can he save the day and reconnect with his daughter?
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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