August Winds
A teenager finds adventure when she leaves the city to look after her grandmother.
Clouds Of Sils Maria
A reclusive actress on the brink of divorce is asked to take on a challenging role - that of a doomed woman whose betrayer she made her name as.


Dancing Arabs
A boy from an Arab Israeli city is sent to a prestigious Jerusalem boarding school.
Fidelio, Alice's Odyssey
Alice replaces a recently deceased mechanic onboard Fidelio, an old freighter, and sets off on a voyage of self-discovery.
The Fool
A smalltown plumber takes on corrupt bureaucracy.
The Hundred-Foot Journey
An Indian family move to France and open a curry house across the road from a Michelin-starred restaurant.


The Iron Ministry
A portrait of China, experienced through its vast and expanding railway.
Land Ho!
Two old friends take a trip to Iceland.
Listen Up Philip
An angry writer and his relationships.
The Leopard
An aristocrat tries to cling to the past in the turmoil of 1860s Sicily.
A woman transforms into a super-warrior.


Marie's Story
Biopic about a woman who was born deaf and blind.
The Princess of France
A year after his father’s death, Victor returns to Buenos Aires in order to reconquer the life he was forced to abandon. He brings a new project with him for his former theater company: a radio-play of Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost.


The Shelter
Documentary about winter in a emergency shelter for the homeless in Lausanne.
To Life
Loosely based on the story of the director's mother who, years after being in Auschwitz decided to track down two women she had befriended in the camp.


Venus In Fur
An actress endeavours to convince a director of her talents so she can win a part in the play based on Sacher-Masoch's novel.

59th New York Film Festival early bird highlights Futura, Jane By Charlotte, James Baldwin: From Another Place and The Velvet Underground

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