Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion & Disco
Documentary about the fashion illustrator.
Ava
A youngster in Iran begins to rebel.
Alanis
An evicted sex worker attempts to get back on her feet with her young son.
Beast
A teenager finds herself torn between the control of her family and an outsider who is suspected of murder.
Black Tide
An alcoholic cop investigates the disappearance of a teenager who is the same age as his son.
The Bride Wore Black
New Wave brat scholar Tarantino swears blind this was not the inspiration for Kill Bill? You decide.
Butterflies
Three estranged siblings travel back to their home village after a call from their father.
Caniba
A film that reflects on the discomfiting significance of cannibalistic desire in human history and culture through the prism of one Japanese man, Issei Sagawa, and his unsettling relationship with his brother.
The Cakemaker
After the death of his lover, Thomas heads to Israel – the birthplace of the man he adored. He becomes a pastry chef for the widow of the deceased.
The Captain
At the end of the Second World War, a young German soldier steals a captain's uniform. Impersonating an officer he gathers a group of deserters and proceeds to kill is way through a beaten Nazi Germany.
C'est La Vie!
A night of surprises unfolds at a wedding party in a chateau.
Cries And Whispers
An exploration of the relationship between three sisters and their maid.

D

Disobedience
After the death of her estranged rabbi father, a New York photographer returns to the Orthodox Jewish community in north London where she grew up and, in doing so, reignites long-dormant passions and controversies.
Doubtful
When a screenwriter is sentenced to community service, he finds his work with juvenile offenders offers him an unexpected outlet.
Early Man
Stop motion animated cave men and a hog learn to play football and take on the best team in the known universe
The Happy Prince
The last days of Oscar Wilde.
The Heiresses
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.
Holiday
The sugar baby of a mob boss flirts with a stranger on the Turkish Riviera.

I

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.
July Tales
Two languorous summer days, two thorny tales of romantic misunderstanding.

M

Makala
A young peasant makes a difficult journey in the hope of creating a better life for his loved ones.
Madeline's Madeline
A young woman with mental health issues finds herself pushed to the limit by the demands of a theatre group.
Maria By Callas
The most famous soprano in the world, a true diva, recounts her life 40 years after her death.
Marlina The Murderer In Four Acts
A woman seeks revenge after she is raped.
Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.
Drawn from a never before seen cache of personal footage spanning decades, this is an intimate portrait of the Sri Lankan artist and musician who continues to shatter conventions.
Minus One
Police officers face a life-changing night when they pick up a semi-paralysed, mentally unstable man.
The Miseducation Of Cameron Post
1993: after being caught having sex with the prom queen, a girl is forced into a gay conversion therapy center.
Mug
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.
My Short Words
Three kids decide to go on a bike ride to swim in a lake... but the journey won't be as easy as they think.
No Date, No Signature
A pathologist is riven with guilt after the death of a child.
Pororoca
Cristina and Tudor Ionescu have founded a happy family with their two children, Maria and Ilie. But when one of their children disappears, their life changes forever.
Paris, Texas
A man with no memory walks out of the desert and tries to reconnect with his family.
Piercing
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.
Pig
Hasan, a blacklisted filmmaker, starts to sulk when he isn't bumped off by a serial killer.
The Pillar Of Salt
Story of a reclusive woman who, on rare trips outside her home, searches for her twin sister.
The Prince Of Nothingwood
The story of Salim Shaheen, the most prolific and popular actor-director-producer in Afghanistan.

R

Ravens
A troubled farmer and his family struggle with the hardships of their lives.
The Reports On Sarah And Saleem
A man and a woman from two disparate worlds meet at nights just to have sex. However, when they get caught, the extra-marital relationship between an Israeli woman and a Palestinian man causes tensions in the socio-politically divided Jerusalem.
The Rider
A young cowboy tries to carve out a new identity.
So Help Me God
The extraordinary, offbeat judge Anne Gruwez takes us behind the scenes of real life criminal investigations.
Saturday Church
A teenager explores issues around gender identity and sexuality in a seemingly hostile world, finding support from a church group.
The Seventh Seal
Bergman classic about a knight who plays chess with death. Out on re-release.
Styx
A storm in the middle of the ocean, a boat full of refugees that is about to sink and a woman all by herself...
Stalker
Sci-fi drama in which three men make a journey into the unknown in search of their deepest desire.
Underground
A gravedigger is forced to take desperate measures after his daughter becomes gravely ill.
Under The Tree
A spat between neighbours over a garden tree spirals out of control.
Unsane
A young woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution where she is confronted by her greatest fear - but is it real or is it a product of her delusion?

V

Winter Light
A pastor finds his faith tested by a suicidal man.
Wajib
A father and his son come together to deliver wedding invitations.
Western
A group of German construction workers on a job in Bulgaria begin to compete for the approval of the locals.
Winter Brothers
Two brothers embark on a violent feud with another family.
Woman Up!
An ambitious woman treads a dangerous path as she attempts to crash the corporate boys’ club.
The Workshop
An exploration of group dynamics in a young people’s writing workshop.
You Were Never Really Here
A tormented assassin tries to rescue a girl but trouble lies ahead.
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