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Portrait of the ACT UP activist group, a direct action collective aiming to impact the lives of people with AIDS.
1745
Two slave sisters flee their master in the Highlands of Scotland.
6 Days
A dramatisation of the Iranian Embassy siege in London in 1980.
78/52
A documentary about the shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho.
Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion & Disco
Documentary about the fashion illustrator.
Arcadia
Archive study of Britain's relationship to the land.
AlphaGo
Google's DeepMind team takes on one of the world's top Go players in a weeklong tournament.
Battle Of The Sexes
True story of the tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs.
Beast
A teenager finds herself torn between the control of her family and an outsider who is suspected of murder.
Beauty And The Dogs
A woman meets a mysterious stranger at a party and leaves with him... it's the beginning of a long night in which she will have to fight for her rights and her dignity.
The Big Bad Fox And Other Tales
A triptych of animated adventures.
Big Fish And Begonia
Animated adventure about a girl who turns into a dolphin to visit the world of humans.
The Boy Downstairs
A woman finds a jewel of a home in New York until realising her downstairs neighbour is her ex whose heart she broke. Like a true New Yorker, she keeps the apartment.
The Breadwinner
A young girl in Afghanistan disguises herself as a boy in order to provide for her family.
Beach Rats
A Brooklyn teen struggles with his sexuality.
Blade Of The Immortal
Manga tale of an immortal warrior, who cannot be released from his torment until he has killed 10000 evil-doers.
Brawl in Cell Block 99
A former boxer-turned-drug runner lands in a prison battleground after a deal gets deadly.
Breathe
The true story of courage under profound difficulties faced by Robin and Diana Cavendish.
Brigsby Bear
Brigsby Bear Adventures is a children's TV show produced for an audience of one: James. When the show abruptly ends, James's life changes forever, and he sets out to finish the story himself.
Britannia
Animation about British imperialism.
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. Yet she hardly suspects that the unnamed sorrow that connects her to the stranger is for the same man.
Call Me By Your Name
First love blooms over a long, hot summer for a teenager in Italy.
The Ciambra
A teenager faces choices as he comes of age.
Columbus
Two people meet by chance and forge a connection.
The Cured
After a zombie disease has been cured, former sufferers face discrimination in society.
Custody
A couple embark on a bitter custody battle for their son.

D

Downsizing
Satire about a man who starts to think he would have a better life if only he could shrink himself.
Dolores
A documentary portrait of the woman who started America's first farm worker's union and fought for economic, racial and gender justice.
The Endless
Years after escaping a cult as teenagers, brothers Aaron and Justin return to their former home after receiving a mysterious message. While Aaron is quickly drawn back into the fold, Justin remains uneasy.
A Fantastic Woman
A transgender woman fights for the right to grieve after the death of her partner.
Faces Places
The director and photgrapher travel through France as their friendship blossoms.
Foxtrot
A family's world is rocked when they are told about the death of their son.
Funny Cow
A woman tries to make it as a stand-up in the Northern clubs at a time when sexism and alcohol and bad jokes prevailed.
Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool
A faded romance between a young British actor and an aging Hollywood star is rekindled as her terminal illness draws a veil over the sunset finale
The Final Year
The final year of President Obama's foreign policy administration.
Félicité
Story of a singer who finds herself in desperate circumstances after her son has an accident.
Funeral Parade Of Roses
Sixties Japanese avante garde take on the Oedipus legend.
Ghost Stories
A trio of spooky tales.
Giant
Two brothers find their relationship tested after one of them becomes a magnet for attention because of his gigantism.
Good Time
Crime caper sees a bank robber try to evade capture.
Happy End
Story of a bourgeois family, set against the backdrop of the Calais refugee crisis.
How To Talk To Girls At Parties
Three teenage punks gatecrash a party on the Queen's jubilee night in London and have an unexpected experience that feels out of this world

I

Ivan Tsarevitch and the Changing Princess: Four Enchanting Tales
Four animated tales give a twist to tradition.
I Am Not A Witch
A young girl is accused of being a witch.
Jane
Documentary about primatologist Jane Goodall.
Jabberwocky
Anxious to make his fortune and win the hand of his beloved Griselda, a cooper's son agrees to support a knight on his quest to slay a monster.
The Killing Of A Sacred Deer
A teenage boy tries to integrate a surgeon into his broken family but his motives become increasingly sinister.
Last Flag Flying
A Vietnam veteran goes to collect the body of his son, who has been killed in war in Iraq.
Lek And The Dogs
A man who lived with a pack of dogs as a child recalls his past.
Let The Sunshine In
Isabelle, single mum, divorced artist with one child, is looking for love. True love at last.
Lucky
The spiritual journey of a 90-year-old atheist.
Loveless
A couple go looking for their young son after he disappears during one of their bitter rows.
Loving Vincent
The life and mysterious death of Vincent Van Gogh.
Lu Over The Wall
A teenage musician attracts the attentions of a mermaid.

M

Makala
A young peasant makes a difficult journey in the hope of creating a better life for his loved ones.
The Meyerowitz Stories (New And Selected)
Comedy drama about a family who gather in New York to celebrate the work of their dad.
A Matter Of Life And Death
A wartime aviator begs a celestial court to let him escape death so he can be with the woman he loves. Out on re-issue in cinemas.
Mildred Pierce
When a murdered man gasps out her name, is our heroine's remarkable survival story finally at an end?
Mountain
Documentary about the world's highest peaks.
My Friend Dahmer
Before Jeffrey Dahmer became one of the most notorious serial killers of all time, he was a teenage loner.
Mudbound
Two families clash when Mississippi youths return from the Second World War with new perspectives on race relations.
Nico, 1988
Biopic of the German singer, who sang with the Velvet Underground
On Chesil Beach
A honeymoon couple struggle to physically and emotionally connect in 1962
Pop Aye
A disenchanted architect goes on a road trip with an elephant.
Princess Cyd
A teenager escapes life with her depressive dad for a summer with her novelist aunt.
The Prince Of Nothingwood
The story of Salim Shaheen, the most prolific and popular actor-director-producer in Afghanistan.
Professor Marston And The Wonder Women
The true story of the creator of Wonder Woman.
Quality Time
Five men, five stories.

R

Ravens
A troubled farmer and his family struggle with the hardships of their lives.
Redoubtable
Paris 1967. Jean-Luc Godard, the leading filmmaker of his generation, is shooting La Chinoise with the woman he loves, Anne Wiazemsky, 20 years his junior. They are happy, attractive, in love, they marry. But the film’s reception unleashes a profound self-examination in Jean-Luc.
The Rider
A young cowboy tries to carve out a new identity.
Salesman
Following four door-to-door salesmen around the States in the late Sixties.
The Shape Of Water
A woman who works in a secret government lab discovers a classified experiment.
So Help Me God
The extraordinary, offbeat judge Anne Gruwez takes us behind the scenes of real life criminal investigations.
Spoor
An elderly woman is convinced she knows what lies behind a spate of mysterious crimes... but nobody will believe her.
Saturday Church
A teenager explores issues around gender identity and sexuality in a seemingly hostile world, finding support from a church group.
A Skin So Soft
Documentary about bodybuilders.
Summer 1993
A young girl struggles to adapt to her new life in the countryside after the death of her mum.
Sweet Country
Australian frontier drama, told from an Aboriginal perspective.
Strangled
Seven years after a killer is jailed, a murder occurs in town - is it a copycat or has the wrong man been jailed?
Stronger
Story of Jeff Bauman, who became a symbol of hope after the Boston Marathon bombing.
Suspiria
A young ballet dancer uncovers a sinister conspiracy in this masterpiece of surrealist horror.
Thelma
Strange things happen to a religious young woman when she starts to fall in love.
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
A grieving mother takes on a town's police chief after the murder of her daughter goes unsolved.
Thoroughbreds
Two rich girls contemplate murder in Connecticut

V

Wonderstruck
Ben and Rose are children from two different eras who secretly wish their lives were different. Both set out on quests.
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.
The Wound
Sexual repression and coming of age prove a dangerous mix for a small community.
You Were Never Really Here
A tormented assassin tries to rescue a girl but trouble lies ahead.
Zama
A 17th century army officer in Ascuncion, awaits transfer to Buenos Aires.
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