101 Reykjavik
A hedonistic young man gets more than he bargained for when a Spanish flamenco dancer moves in with he and his mother.
And The Birds Rained Down
Three elderly hermits live deep in the woods, cut off from the rest of the world. While wildfires threaten the region, their quiet life is about to be shaken by the arrival of two women.
Arracht
In 1845, a fisherman ends up on the run for crimes he didn't commit.
Brazil
A typo leads to an innocent man being confused with a revolutionary, plunging the life of a small time bureaucrat into chaos.
The Breakfast Club
Five high school students discover what they have in common as they spend a day in detention together.
The Changin’ Times Of Ike White
A documentary about the man behind the first ever commercial album recorded inside an American prison by an inmate, charting his journey out from prison into industry adulation and life as a free man, eventually leading to his reinvention as a performer for hire.
Chicken Run
Plucky chicken caper sees farm birds bid for freedom.
Children Of Men
Conspiracy surrounds the birth of a child in an infertile post-apocalyptic world.

D

The Day The Earth Caught Fire
A worldwide panic is sparked when the US and Soviet Union simultaneously detonate nuclear devices.
Disco
The stepdaughter of a charismatic pastor begins to question her faith
Dive: Rituals In Water
Portrait of Icelandic pioneer Snorri Magnusson, who has been patiently teaching babies to float and paddle for over 25 years.
District 9
A government agent joins the cause of ghettoised aliens he has come to evict.
Echo
A portrait of modern Icelandic society.
Finky
A musician and puppeteer seeking to escape steals an envelope full of cash and escapes to Scotland with his childhood friend Tom to start a new life.. but things don't go as planned.
Final Destination
Teens take on death after escaping a plane crash.
The Garden Left Behind
A story about the relationship between a young trans woman and her grandmother as they navigate transition and struggle to build a life for themselves as undocumented immigrants in New York City.

I

Invisible
Jonas pretends to be blind and enters a TV dance contest where he meets his attractive dance partner, Saulé. They soon become the show’s most popular contestants. Meanwhile, Vytas, an old acquaintance of Jonas, is released from jail thirsty for revenge...
Isaac
Skeletons rattle in the closet of a film director and his friends, 20 years after an infamous massacre.
Jesus Shows You The Way To The Highway
Two CIA agents are tasked with the perilous mission of destroying the Soviet Union, but as they enter a VR simulation their mission turns into a delirious trap, with the fabric of reality unravelling around them
Logan's Run
In a society where no-one lives past 30, one man decides to run for his life.

M

Marona's Fantastic Tale
After an accident, a little dog remembers all the different masters she's had successively and loved unconditionally.
Les Misérables
A man joins an anti-crime brigade and rapidly discovers the tensions between the various neighbourhood groups.
The Odd Family: Zombie On Sale
When a pharmaceutical company's illegal experiments inadvertently create a zombie, the strange Park family finds it and tries to profit from its unexpected viagra-like effect.
Olympic Dreams
When a young woman discovers that her lifelong dream of participating in the Olympics doesn’t match up to reality, she finds herself adrift amongst the crowds. That is until she befriends a volunteer dentist, forging a bond which forces them both to rethink their courses in life.
The Other Lamb
A young girl begins to question her place in the religious community she was born into.
Out Stealing Horses
Trond Sander, 67, recalls the summer of 1948. When this blissful time came to an end, nothing was the same as before.
Planet Of The Apes
Astronauts crash-land on a world ruled by apes.
Proxima
A female astronaut finds the demands of work take their toll on her single-mum relationship with her young daughter.

R

Rocks
A young girl is determined to keep the fact that there mother has left her and her younger brother alone from the authorities, through fear of being separated from him.
Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago
A documentary that brings to life Barry Gifford’s autobiographical collection The Roy Stories, capturing a childhood in a vanished 1950s Chicago through a jazzy, impressionistic combination of beguiling archive footage, animation and spoken word.
Screaming Masterpiece
A look at the Icelandic music industry, its roots and stars.
Soylent Green
On an overheated, overcrowded future Earth, a detective investigates the death of a wealthy corporate mogul.
Standing Up, Falling Down
An unlikely, multigenerational friendship between a failed comedian and a charming, alcoholic dermatologist helps both confront long-simmering regrets in this warm-hearted buddy comedy.
Strange Days
Forbidden memories on disk, yours for the right price.
Supernova
Three men, one place, and one event that will change each of their lives.
Synchronic
A pair of paramedics find their friendship put to the test after a series of deaths are linked to a drug.
Stalker
Sci-fi drama in which three men make a journey into the unknown in search of their deepest desire.
Train To Busan
A train journey is complicated by the presence of the living dead.
Tank Girl
A young woman with a fondness for tanks takes on a megacorporation which is trying to hoard all the water and power in a post-Apocalyptic wasteland.
Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am
This artful and intimate meditation on the legendary storyteller examines her life, her works and the powerful themes she has confronted throughout her literary career. Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics and colleagues on an exploration of race, history, America and the human condition.
Total Recall
Unable to afford his dream holiday, Doug decides to have false memories of one implanted instead, leading to a shocking discovery.
The True History Of The Kelly Gang
Born into a family of poor Irish immigrants, Ned grows into an angry young man, constantly at odds with colonial authority. Ruthless bush ranger Harry Power becomes a father figure/mentor as Kelly embraces his destiny as gang leader, folk hero and legend.

V

WALL·E
A robot - Wall·E, left alone on Earth begins to explore the cosmos with a companion, the sleek and sultry EVE.
Westworld
Trouble brews for guests at a wild west adventure park.
While At War
Drama about author Miguel de Unamuno and his stance towards the fascist coup d’état.
White Riot
Profiling punk reggae protest movement Rock Against Racism.
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