All The Fires
Conflicted by his mother's new relationship and his best friend's crush on him, Bruno, a pyromaniac teenager, escapes from the city. He sets off on a journey in search of a girl he met online who will push him to confront his father's death and the doubts about his sexuality, but not before leaving all his fires behind.
Anatomy Of A Fall
A woman is accused of her husband's murder.
Pressures mount as summer intensifies for a group of entertainers at an all-inclusive resort.
The Beautiful Summer
1938. A young woman yields to her first great love, celebrating the courage to be truly herself.
1967, Mardi Gras. Françoise is a 17-year-old boarder in an all-girls  Catholic high school. Convinced that she has only one night left before her death, she sneaks out with her friend Delphine to attend a costume party and live the night as if it was her last.
Black Hawk Down
Attempt by US Special Forces to arrest Somali war lords in Mogadishu goes hideously wrong.
Chicken For Linda!
When a mum makes a promise to her daughter after unfairly punishing her, she finds herself having to go the extra mile to make it come true.
Critical Zone
Guided by the voice of his GPS, Amir navigates the underworld districts of Tehran to comfort the troubled souls of the night.


Do Not Expect Too Much Of The End of the World
Overworked and underpaid, Angela drives around the city of Bucharest to film the casting for a 'safety at work video' commissioned by a multinational company. When one of the interviewees reveals the company’s liability in his accident, a scandal erupts.
Good Will Hunting
A janitor is discovered to be a mathematical genius.
Bored teenagers wander round their suburban neighbourhood.


Lousy Carter
Variously labeled as a deadbeat by his ex, a failure by his mother, and a shell of himself by his best friend, Lousy Carter is falling apart, debt-ridden and cast adrift. As he interprets The Great Gatsby for an antipathetic graduate class, one of the students offers Lousy Carter one last chance at living the dream.


Mogul Mowgli
Zed, a British rapper, is about to start his first world tour when a crippling illness strikes him down and he has to move back in with his parents. He tries to find himself between an international music career and Pakistani family traditions.
Nocturne For A Forest
The souls of women forbidden from entering a monastery debate the destiny of a painting inside it.
The Old Oak
A musing on the future of The Old Oak, the last remaining pub in a village in Northeast England, where people are leaving the land as the mines are closed. Houses are cheap and available, thus making it an ideal location for Syrian refugees.


Shayda, an Iranian mother, finds refuge in an Australian women’s shelter with her six-year-old daughter. Over Persian New Year, they take solace in Nowruz rituals and new beginnings, but when her estranged husband re-enters their lives, Shayda’s path to freedom is jeopardised.
Spring Breakers
Four college students form an unlikely allegiance with a drug dealer.
Sweet Dreams
When Dutch patriarch and plantation owner Jan dies suddenly in Indonesia, his son arrives from Europe with plans for radical change. But when Jan’s will puts his Indonesian concubine Siti at the forefront of the family estate, ideals prove to be futile and blood thicker than water.


Woman At War
A middle-aged woman declares war on the heavy industry in her small town, but everything changes when a Ukrainian orphan enters her life.
In the middle of a performance of The Cuckold, a very bad boulevard play, Yannick gets up and interrupts the show to take control of the evening...

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