Adult Adoption
A woman who aged out of the group home system tries to find her place in the world.
A-ha The Movie
Documentary portrait of the band behind Take On Me.
Anaïs In Love
A woman in her early thirties goes full steam ahead in pursuit of experiences which come and go at a fast pace.
Angry Young Men
A surreal coming of age tale set in the barren gangland town of Mauchton, Scotland.
Ashgrove
An exhausted scientist working on a desperate project to save humanity is required to take leave on a country farm in order to recover her mental faculties.
Asteroid
A 12-year-old boy takes odd jobs to support his family after his older brother and father disappear.
Baby Assassins
Chisato and Mahilo are two high school girls who are about to graduate. They also happen to both be highly skilled assassins. When the organisation they work for orders them to share a room, the relationship between turns sour.
A Banquet
A young woman undergoes a disturbing transformation after her daughter's newfound faith threatens her health.
Benedetta
A 17th-century nun in Italy suffers from disturbing religious and erotic visions. She is assisted by a companion, and the relationship between the two women develops into a romantic love affair.
Benediction
Siegfried Sassoon biopic.
Bergman Island
An American filmmaking couple retreat to the island for the summer to write screenplays for their upcoming films in an act of pilgrimage to the place that inspired Bergman. As the summer and their screenplays advance, the lines between reality and fiction start to blur against the backdrop of the island's wild landscape.
Bird Atlas
An ageing proprietor of a technology company has dedicated his whole life to his work, so it comes as a big blow when he discovers that payments to suppliers have been held up for months. But what can he do when the firm’s accountant is nowhere to be seen?
Blind Ambition
The story of four Zimbabwean men who form their country’s first Wine Tasting Olympics team and the mission that drives them to compete.
The Blind Man Who Did Not Want To See Titanic
A blind man with MS encounters trouble on a day trip to visit a friend he has never met.
Blue Moon
A young woman struggles to access higher education and escape the violence of her dysfunctional family.
Carajita
Sara and her nanny Yarisa have a relationship that seems to transcend their class condition but an accident will test their loyalty.
Casablanca Beats
Young people from the Casablanca slum of Sidi Moumen participate in a cultural project that encourages them to express themselves through hip hop.
Catch The Fair One
A Native American boxer embarks on the fight of her life when she goes in search of her missing sister.
The Cellar
When her daughter mysteriously vanishes in the cellar of their new house, a woman uncovers dark secrets and a puzzle which keeps drawing her further in.
La Civil
The story of a mother whose teenage daughter is kidnapped in Northern Mexico. When the authorities offer no support in the search, she takes matters into her own hands and transforms from housewife into a vengeful militant.
Cleo From 5 To 7
A young French singer wanders the streets of Paris while waiting for the results of a cancer screening test.

D

Dr No
When a fellow agent is killed in Jamaica, the super-spy finds himself pitting wits against a mysterious new adversary.
Everything Went Fine
A father asks for help to die.
Farewell Amor
Reunited after a 17-year separation, Walter, an Angolan immigrant, is joined in the US by his wife and teenage daughter. Now absolute strangers sharing a one-bedroom apartment, they discover a shared love of dance that may help overcome the emotional distance between them.
Futura
A portrait of Italy observed through the eyes of teenagers who talk about the places they live in and imagine themselves, torn between the opportunities that surround them, the dream of what they want to become, the fear of failing, the trials they hope to overcome.
The Girl And The Spider
Tensions ebb and flow as a young woman moves apartment.
Good Madam
A woman moves in with her estranged mother, who is a devoted servant to an elderly white woman in a house haunted by the spectre of South Africa's past.
The Gravedigger's Wife
A gravedigger finds himself up against it as he tries to get the cash together to help his gravely ill wife get medical treatment.
Happening
France, 1963. Anne is a bright young student with a promising future ahead of her. But when she falls pregnant, she sees the opportunity to finish her studies and escape the constraints of her social background disappearing.
The Hermit Of Treig
After 40 years of solitude, a spirited elderly hermit opens up his life to young director as he tackles ill health, a declining memory, and questions as to whether or not he can live out his last years in the wilderness he calls home.
Her Way
Marie worked as a sex work­er for 20 years. To ensure her son’s future, Marie wants to pay for his stud­ies. She needs mon­ey, quickly.
Hive
Fahrije’s husband has been missing since the war in Kosovo. She sets up her own small business to provide for her kids, but as she fights against a patriarchal society that does not support her, she faces a crucial decision: to wait for his return, or to continue to persevere.
Hold Your Fire
Reconstruction of a 1970s bungled robbery, told from different perspectives.
Homebound
A man takes his new wife to meet his children in their remote country home.

I

I Am Samuel
An intimate portrait of a gay Kenyan man balancing pressures of family loyalty, love, and safety and questioning the concept of conflicting identities.
Julia
Documentary portrait of the influential TV chef.
Karmalink
In a near-future world, a boy and his friend try to untangle the mystery of his past-life dreams.
Lawrence Of Arabia
A biopic of TE Lawrence focused on role in the Arab/Turkish conflict during the First World War.
The Ledge
Mountain climber Kelly captures on camera her co-backpacker friend Sophie’s lifeless body being thrown from a ledge by four men they met earlier and now she must run for her life. Grabbing whatever climbing gear she can, Kelly begins scaling the daunting rock face in order to escape the merciless pack.
Let The Wrong One In
When Matt’s estranged older brother Deco turns up at his flat looking terrible one morning, Matt figures he’s just on another typical loser bender. But Deco’s symptoms turn out to be more than a wicked hangover, and his newly grown fangs leave little doubt he’s fallen victim to a group of vampires terrorizing Dublin.
Love, Life And Goldfish
Makoto Kashiba is an elite bank clerk and works for a big bank at its Tokyo HQ. Due to a minor mistake, he is demoted to a small branch office in a country town. He is devastated by his situation. There, he meets beautiful Yoshino Ikoma, who runs a goldfish scooping store. Makoto falls in love with her at first sight.

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Madeleine Collins
Judith manages a busy double life between Switzerland and France. On the one hand there's Abdel, with whom she has a little girl, and on the other Melvil, with whom she has two older boys. Gradually, this delicate balancing act starts to crack.
The Manchurian Candidate
An American PoW in the Korean War is brainwashed as an unwitting assassin for an international Communist conspiracy.
Mandrake
Probation officer Cathy Madden is given the task of rehabilitating notorious killer ‘Bloody’ Mary Laidlaw back into society after 20 years in prison. Cathy has always believed that every client deserves a shot at redemption, but her beliefs are firmly tested when two children disappear near Mary’s farm.
Mighty Flash
Docufiction portrait of a community in Spain's Extremadura.
Monstrous
A woman who is traumatised by an abusive relationship runs away from her former husband with her seven-year-old son, but in their new, idyllic and remote sanctuary, they find they have another, bigger and more terrifying monster to deal with
Murina
Tensions rise between restless teenager Julija and her oppressive father Ante when an old family friend arrives at their Croatian island home.
My Old School
The astonishing true story of Scotland's most notorious imposter. It's 1993 and 16-year-old Brandon is the new kid in school. Soon he’s top of the class, acing exams and even taking the lead in the school musical. He’s the model pupil, until he's unmasked.
Night's End
An anxious man moves into a haunted apartment. Hiring a stranger to perform an exorcism takes a horrific turn.
Nitram
Events leading up to the 1996 Port Arthur massacre on Tasmania are explored in an attempt to understand why and how the atrocity occurred.
Not Going Quietly
An intimate, inspiring look at activist and loving father Ady Barkan, diagnosed with ALS at age 32 and who, in spite of declining physical abilities, embarks on a nationwide campaign for healthcare reform.
The Novice
A queer college freshman who joins her university’s rowing team and undertakes an obsessive physical and psychological journey to make it to the top varsity boat, no matter the cost.
Olga
2013. A 15-year-old gymnast is torn between Switzerland - where she is training for the European Championship in preparation for the Olympics - and Ukraine, where her mother is a journalist, reporting on Euromaidan unrest.
Once Upon A Time In Uganda
The story of Wakaliwood, the grassroots film industry born in the slums of Kampala which is all about action and entertainment and the conviction that in the movies, nothing is impossible.
The Outfit
An expert tailor must outwit a dangerous group of mobsters in order to survive a fateful night.
Prayers For The Stolen
Life in a town at war seen through the eyes of three young girls on the path to adolescence.
The Prison In 12 Landscapes
A film about the prison from the places we least expect to find it.

R

Rebel Dread
The story of Don Letts, the iconic cultural mover and shaker, filmmaker, musician and raconteur.
Red Rocket
A washed-up ex-porn star tries to get his life back together in his hometown, sparking trouble for those in his orbit.
Ride The Wave
A teenage Scottish surfing champ prepares to ride a dangerous Irish big wave.
Spy Kids
The children of retired spies carry on the work in secret to save the world.
Silent Land
A couple find their relationship going south after a trip to an Italian holiday home begins to be fraught with problems.
Some Like It Rare
Sophie and Vincent Pascal have run the family butcher shop for a decade, but business is bad. So grim it’s on the brink of bankruptcy and so is their marriage. But then Vincent kills a vegan activist who had vandalised their shop. When he butchers the body and his wife accidentally sells it, customers can’t stop lining up for the tender cuts.
Superior
On the run, Marian returns to her hometown in upstate New York to hide out with her estranged identical twin sister, Vivian. Struggling to put the past behind her, Marian lies about the reason for her return, leaving her sister in the dark until their two worlds begin to collide.
Sweet Sixteen
Scottish teenager becomes drug dealer to give his mum, who is in jail, a proper home.
Three Floors
The story of three families living in three apartments in the same bourgeois condominium.
Tigers
The story of young footballer Martin Bengtsson and his time at Inter Milan.
To Kill A Mockingbird
Gregory Peck plays the iconic role of Atticus Finch, a small town lawyer who defends a negro in the lynch mob years before civil rights.
True Things
Kate is sleepwalking through life when a chance sexual encounter with a charismatic stranger awakens her.

V

Vortex
Drama focused on a handful of dark days in the lives of an elderly couple in Paris.
Wake Up Punk
A documentary exploring the legacy of punk and questioning its latter-day commercial influences.
Wild Men
A man in the throes of a mid-life crisis who has decided to try to live like his Viking ancestors unwittingly befriends a robber on the run.
Women Do Cry
A family full of women in a society where 'gender' is not a familiar word.
The Worst Person In The World
Four years in the life of Julie, a young woman who navigates the troubled waters of her love life and struggles to find her career path, leading her to take a realistic look at who she really is.
Wyrmwood: Apocalypse
In a zombie-infested Australian wasteland, soldier Rhys has dedicated his life to tracking and capturing survivors for the Surgeon General in hopes of finding a cure.
You Are Not My Mother
In a North Dublin housing estate Char's mother goes missing. When she returns, Char is determined to uncover the truth of her disappearance and unearth the dark secrets of her family.
Yuni
In her last year of secondary school, a bright Indonesian student is determined to pursue her education and resist getting married, despite the expectations of her community.
Zalava
In 1978, the inhabitants of a small village claim there is a demon among them. When sergeant arrests the exorcist, the villagers fear and anger escalates.
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