107 Mothers
Docufiction considering the lives of mothers in Odessa women's prison.
2001: A Space Odyssey
Kubrick and Clarke's quest to the stars.
Anonymous Club
'Anti-rock doc’ captures the sights, sounds and insecurities of Australian singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett.
Axiom
A well-liked young museum attendant invites his colleagues on a sailing trip on his aristocratic family’s boat, but all is not quite as it seems.
Betty
A little green bird called Bobby is looking for his butter, his partner Betty and for the love that seems to have melted away.
Big
A 13-year-old boy makes a wish at a fairground and becomes a man overnight.
Brave
A princess gets more than she bargains for when she asks for a spell.
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Mystical epic sees warriors go on quest to recover a stolen sword.

D

Dos Estaciones
In the bucolic hills of Mexico's Jalisco highlands, iron-willed businesswoman Maria Garcia fights the impending collapse of her tequila factory.
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Animated version of Roald Dahl's tale about a wily fox.
The Farewell
A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family’s decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one last time.
Fashion Reimagined
Follows fashion designer Amy Powney in her bid to create a collection that’s sustainable on every level.
Fear Of Flying
A bird with a fear of flying dreads the forthcoming winter migration.
Flux Gourmet
A flatulence-plagued narrator guides us through the closed space of a manor house where an arts patron and director of the Sonic Catering Institute uses various forms of manipulation in order to get a trio of performance artists to provide ever better results.
The Forgiven
A getaway for a couple visiting Morocco turns deadly after their car hits and kills a local boy, with consequences which spiral out of control.
Free Guy
A bank teller discovers that he's actually an NPC inside a brutal, open world video game.
Full Time
Julie goes to great lengths to raise her two children in the countryside while keeping her job in a Parisian luxury hotel. When she finally gets a job interview for a position she had long been hoping for, a national strike breaks out, leading to a race against time.
Give Me Pity!
Sissy St. Claire graces the small screen for her first ever television special, an evening full of music and laughter, glamour and entertainment. But Sissy's live event quickly begins to curdle into a psychedelic nightmare.
Goodbye Don Glees!
When three boys get lost together in the forest, the adventure they share will change them forever.
Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song
Exploration of singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen as seen through the prism of his internationally renowned hymn, Hallelujah.

I

The Illusionist
A stage entertainer dedicated to a dying art finds his life transformed by a chance encounter with a young devotee.
Leonor Will Never Die
Fiction and reality blur when Leonor, a retired filmmaker, falls into a coma after a television lands on her head, compelling her to become the action hero of her unfinished screenplay.

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Mars One
In Brazil, a lower-middle-class Black family of four tries to keep their spirits up and their dreams going in the months that follow the election of a right-wing president, a man who represents everything they are not.
My Small Land
A Kurdish girl in Japan finds her life turned upside down when her family loses its refugee status.
Nelly & Nadine
The story of two women who fell in love whilst imprisoned in Ravensbrück concentration camp.
Nosferatu
F W Murnau's silent adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula.
Nothing Compares
The story of Sinéad O'Connor's phenomenal rise to worldwide fame and subsequent exile from the pop mainstream. Focusing on Sinéad's prophetic words and deeds from 1987 to 1993, the film reflects on the legacy of this fearless trailblazer through a contemporary feminist lens.
Official Competition
In search of significance and social prestige, a billionaire businessman decides to make a film to leave his mark. To do it, he hires the best: a stellar team... but they have egos to match.
Off The Rails
Two urbex and parkour-obsessed teenagers face-up to reality following the death of their friend.
Out Of Sync
A sound designer finds herself out of step with the world as her brain begins to deliver sound on a delay.
Paddington
A small bear from darkest Peru tries to adjust to life in London.
Please Baby Please
Newlyweds Suse and Arthur become the dangerous obsession of a greaser gang that awakens a sleeping quandary into the couple's sexual identity.

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Shrek
The story of Shrek the Ogre, a creature that looks like a cross between Danny de Vito and something that just fell out of your nose...
Sissy
Travelling to a remote location to celebrate the hen night of her childhood best friend, a woman re-encounters her childhood bully, who is once again determined to make her suffer.
Special Delivery
"I deliver everything that the post office service does not handle." Eun-ha, who is a normal junkyard employee, secretly works as a delivery clerk that deals with unusual delivery requests.
Twilight
A vampire romances a mortal girl in an American small town.

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WALL·E
A robot - Wall·E, left alone on Earth begins to explore the cosmos with a companion, the sleek and sultry EVE.
Whip It
A bored suburban girl discovers a new way to live when she attends a roller derby and meets a tough team of competitive skaters.
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