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Portrait of the ACT UP activist group, a direct action collective aiming to impact the lives of people with AIDS.
Abundant Acreage Available
Two siblings coping with grief find their lives disrupted by the arrival of three brothers who have a surprising connection to their farm.
Another News Story
A documentary about journalists sent by their employers to the Mediterranean to cover the unfolding humanitarian tragedy.
Arcadia
Archive study of Britain's relationship to the land.
Attack Of The Bat Monsters
A group of low-budget filmmakers make a horror movie.
Attack On Titan: The Roar Of Awakening
Survey Corps members are faced with a second Titan invasion.
The Bachelors
A widowed father and his son meet two women who slowly begin to transform their lives.
Beast
A teenager finds herself torn between the control of her family and an outsider who is suspected of murder.
The Big Lebowski
After someone puts the pee into rug, its owner goes in search of recompense from the man who shares his name.
Blade
A vampire half-breed wages war on his killer brethren.
Blue My Mind
When a teenager who has trouble with her parents moves to Zurich with them, she starts to walk on the wild side.
Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story
A documentary about the celebrated actress and inventor.
The Breadwinner
A young girl in Afghanistan disguises herself as a boy in order to provide for her family.
Breathless
A young criminal hides out with a woman who can't decide whether or not she loves him. Plus read our exclusive interview with assistant director Pierre Rissient.
The Big Bad Fox And Other Tales
A triptych of animated adventures.
Bride And Prejudice
Jane Austen romance, Bollywood style.
The Camino Voyage
Four people undertake a three year voyage to the shrine of the apostle St James in the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in A Coruña, in their own homemade boat.
The Charmer
An intense psychological drama about a young Iranian man who is desperately trying to meet women who can secure his stay in Denmark.
Chosen (Custody Of The Eyes)
A former blogger and painter confronting what she believes is her calling: becoming a cloistered contemplative nun in a strict religious orders.
The Ciambra
A teenager faces choices as he comes of age.
Cold Skin
A young man who takes up the role of weather observer on a remote island finds himself trapped in a battle with sinister people from the sea.
Columbus
Two people meet by chance and forge a connection.
The Cured
After a zombie disease has been cured, former sufferers face discrimination in society.
Custody
A couple embark on a bitter custody battle for their son.
Clueless
A rich high school student tries to give a fellow student a makeover but finds herself falling in love.

D

Dangerous Liaisons
Making a game out of sex, love and relationships has dire consequences in eighteenth century France.
Dawn Of The Dead
During a zombie apocalypse, a small group of survivors seeks refuge in an abandoned shopping mall.
The Defiant Ones
Two escaped convicts chained together, white and black, must learn to get along in order to elude capture.
Die Hard
Bruce Willis is a lone cop in an office skyscraper, taken over by terrorists.
Directions
A small business owner and part-time cab driver is pushed to the edge by corruption.
The Dissidents
An upbeat comedy about three boys that escape from Soviet Estonia to Sweden via Finland in the Eighties to fulfill their dreams in the free world.
The Divine Order
A small-town mum joins the suffrage movement in Switzerland.
Dog Day Afternoon
A bank job goes horribly wrong.
DRIB
The inside story of an energy drink marketing ploy gone wrong.
A Fantastic Woman
A transgender woman fights for the right to grieve after the death of her partner.
Faces Places
The director and photgrapher travel through France as their friendship blossoms.
Find This Dumb Little Bitch And Throw Her Into A River
A teenager becomes the focus of a witch hunt after her brother posts a video of her dropping live puppies into a river online.
Foxtrot
A family's world is rocked when they are told about the death of their son.
Ghost Stories
A trio of spooky tales.
Good Favour
When an injured teenager stumbles into a remote Christian community he is cared for and supported. Then the children become convinced that he has holy powers.
The Grapes Of Wrath
A poor Midwest family is forced off their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.
Gregory's Girl
A gangly schoolboy develops a crush on a girl who plays some of the best football he's ever seen - but dealing with girls is even more complicated than it first appears.
Haiku On A Plum Tree
The director reflects on the fate of her grandparents, who moved from Italy to Japan and were interned in a civilian prison camp after refusing to pledge their allegiance to Mussolini’s Republic of Salò.
High Fantasy
A group of four young South African friends go on a camping trip in the Northern Cape and experience a supernatural body-swap incident.
How To Talk To Girls At Parties
Three teenage punks gatecrash a party on the Queen's jubilee night in London and have an unexpected experience that feels out of this world
How Viktor "The Garlic" Took Alexey "The Stud" To The Nursing Home
An estranged father and son get to know each other on a road trip from hell.

I

In The Name Of Peace: John Hume In America
A documentary about John Hume and his contribution to bringing the Troubles in Northern Ireland to an end.
Isle Of Dogs
In a future world where dogs have been exiled to the giant rubbish dumps of Trash Island, a Japanese boy sets out alone in search of his beloved pet.
In The Fade
Revenge thriller set in the aftermath of a bombing.
Keep The Change
The unlikely love story of two people who meet in a support group.
Kissing Candice
A teenager longs to escape her seaside town and finds solace in her imagination. When her disillusionment calcifies into an obsession with a troubled stranger, she becomes entangled with a dangerous local gang.
Legend Of The Mountain
A travelling scholar is assigned the task of translating a Buddhist scripture for a ceremony honouring dead soldiers. On his journey through the haunting mountain landscapes, he encounters temptress ghosts and Taoist priests, ancient abandoned fortresses and inns.
Let The Sunshine In
Isabelle, single mum, divorced artist with one child, is looking for love. True love at last.
Liquid Truth
A supervisor tries to get to the truth after a popular swimming instructor is accused of kissing one of his young pupils.
The Lodgers
Twins in a crumbling family home live according to rules set by a mysterious supernatural entity, but when one of them falls in love, the stage is set for conflict.
Love, Simon
A young teenager worries that his family will discover he's gay before he's ready, and finds himself falling in love with a similarly closeted classmate he talks to online, without either of them knowing who the other is.
Lucky
The spiritual journey of a 90-year-old atheist.

M

Madame
A wealthy American persuades her Spanish maid to pretend to be a noblewoman in order to make up the numbers at dinner, only to have an English aristocrat fall in love with her.
Man Proposes, God Disposes
A petty criminal moves from Gdansk to São Paulo to try and do the right thing after he learns that a woman he barely knows is pregnant as a result of their one night stand.
Maquia: When The Promised Flower Blooms
An immortal girl and mortal boy meet and become friends, sharing a bond that lasts throughout the years.
Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down The White House
A dramatisation of the story of the man who was Deep Throat.
Marlina The Murderer In Four Acts
A woman seeks revenge after she is raped.
Mary And The Witch's Flower
A girl finds a strange plant that gives her magical powers but finds herself in danger as a result.
Miami
Estranged sisters reunite after the death of their father and form a daring plan to pay off debts.
Michael Inside
A teenager living in a Dublin housing estate with his grandfather is caught holding drugs for his friend's older brother and is sentenced to three months in prison.
Miracle
A boisterous man in a red tie and baseball cap wants to invest in Irena's pig farm and make it great again.
Mm
A film about language, masculinity and speedway racing.
Monster Family
A family is cursed by a witch and transformed into monsters.
More
Gaza lives with his father Ahad on the shores of the Aegean Sea. The intelligent kid would like to continue his studies, but Ahad sees his son’s future differently. He gets Gaza to help with his side business – smuggling refugees from the Mideast.
My Friend Dahmer
Before Jeffrey Dahmer became one of the most notorious serial killers of all time, he was a teenage loner.
Nico, 1988
Biopic of the German singer, who sang with the Velvet Underground
No Date, No Signature
A pathologist is riven with guilt after the death of a child.
Old Beast
A man who lies, cheats and steals without conscience finds himself beginning to get into serious trouble.
Orphans
Jet black comedy about family tribulations in the run up to a funeral.
Pity
The story of a man who feels happy only when he is unhappy: addicted to sadness, with such need for pity, that he’s willing to do everything to evoke it from others. This is the life of a man in a world not cruel enough for him.
Pyewacket
A frustrated, angst-ridden teenage girl awakens something in the woods when she naively performs an occult ritual to evoke a witch to kill her mother.
Quality Time
Five men, five stories.

R

Rebel Without A Cause
The film which invented the teenager and introduced the world to James Dean.
The Ravenous
In a remote village, locals have turned against their loved ones. A handful of survivors goes into hiding, looking for others like them.
The Rider
A young cowboy tries to carve out a new identity.
Rod Taylor: Pulling No Punches
An interview with the Australian actor.
Run Lola Run
A woman has 20 minutes to find cash and save her boyfriend.
Super November
A happy couple find their lives turned upside down by political chaos and civil unrest.
The Swan
A troublesome girl sent to stay on a farm for the summer comes of age as she gets to know the animals around her and gradually understands the adult world.
The Stuff
When a dessert starts taking on a life of its own, it spells trouble for the local populace.
The Third Murder
Leading attorney Shigemori takes on the defence of murder-robbery suspect Misumi - a crime he admits - but as he digs into the case, he begins to wonder if his client is guilty after all.
Thoroughbreds
Two rich girls contemplate murder in Connecticut

V

Vampire Clay
A group of art students seem to fall under the influence of demonic clay.
Village Rockstars
A young village girl in northeast India wants to start her own rock band.
Violeta At Last
A 72-year-old divorcee plans to rent out rooms in her home and take swimming lessons, but has to deal with family members and financial institutions that think they know what's best for her.
Voyageuse
The director investigates her Hungarian mother-in-law's story and, through it, the story of the 20th century.
Wonderstruck
Ben and Rose are children from two different eras who secretly wish their lives were different. Both set out on quests.
Working Girl
A humble secretary, betrayed by her boss, makes the most of a brief time left in charge to pursue her own ambitions in the world of high finance.
Western
A group of German construction workers on a job in Bulgaria begin to compete for the approval of the locals.
Which Way Up
A documentary about the artist John McLean and his experience of Parkinson's disease.
Wild Roses
A young woman returns from a hospital stay to find rumours circulating in her village.
Willow
A would-be sorceror enlists the help of a warrior to take an abandoned baby to safety.
You Were Never Really Here
A tormented assassin tries to rescue a girl but trouble lies ahead.
You, Me And Him
A lawyer is anxious to have a baby but her artist girlfriend keeps putting it off. Then her neighbour gets involved.
Zama
A 17th century army officer in Ascuncion, awaits transfer to Buenos Aires.
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