All These Sons
On Chicago’s South and West sides, the scourge of guns and gangs is destroying countless lives. Taking matters into their own hands, two men dedicate their lives educating, empowering and healing young black men at high risk for being victims or perpetrators of deadly gun-violence.
Bad Luck Banging Or Loony Porn
Emi, a school teacher, finds her career and reputation under threat after a personal sex tape is leaked on the Internet.
A Banquet
A young woman undergoes a disturbing transformation after her daughter's newfound faith threatens her health.
Blush
The animated tale of a stranded horticulturist-astronaut who meets an ethereal visitor on a desolate world.
Brother's Keeper
When a boy falls ill at an authoritarian boarding school, his friend struggles to get the staff to take notice.
Cop Secret
Mismatched buddy cop spoof.

D

The Divide
Two women on the verge of a breakup, in a hospital, are further stressed on the night of a big demonstration by the overwhelmed staff and by angry, injured protestors who land up besieging the building.
ear for eye
Adaptation of the director's play about racial injustice.
The Feast
Over an evening a wealthy family gathers for a sumptuous dinner with guests in their ostentatious house in the Welsh mountains. Served by a mysteriously disturbing young woman, the assembled party do not realise they are about to eat their last supper.
The First Wave
Documentary consideration of how NYC's emergency workers dealt with the first wave of the pandemic.
The French Dispatch
A love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional 20th Century French city that brings to life a collection of stories published in the French Dispatch magazine.
The Hole In The Fence
Trouble brews at a secluded exclusive summer camp in the Mexican countryside for boys from a prestigious private school.

I

Inexorable
Trouble lies ahead for a family who have just moved into a chateau, after they hire a young woman as a nanny on impulse.
Invisible Demons
In the sprawling mega city of Delhi where the dangers of climate change are present not future, the film shows a world on the brink.
King Richard
Story of the Williams sisters rise to tennis fame under the tutelage of their father.
Luzzu
A struggling Maltese fisherman faces tough choices about the future.

M

Marx Can Wait
Camillo died in 1968. Almost 50 years later, Marco gathers his whole family for a lunch. With his family he wonders about Camillo, his twin, and life.
Mass
Years after a tragic shooting, the parents of both the victim and the perpetrator meet face-to-face.
Natural Light
A company of soldiers hunt for partisans in occupied Soviet territory during the Second World War.
The Neutral Ground
In December 2015, the New Orleans City Council voted to remove four Confederate monuments from public grounds. A forceful group of critics protested the decision, and fearing retaliation, no crew would agree to remove the statues.
The Odd-Job Men
In order to get through his one-week probationary contract, a young Moroccan plumber has to deal with equally eccentric colleagues and customers.
Passing
Two African-American women who can "pass" as white choose to live on opposite sides of the colour line in 1929 New York in an exploration of racial and gender identity, performance, obsession and repression.
Petite Maman
Something magical happens to a young girl after the death of her grandma.
Playground
A little girl faces a moral dilemma after she sees her brother being bullied.
The Power Of The Dog
A widow and her son are tormented by her new husband’s sullen and bullying brother.

R

A River Runs, Turns, Erases, Replaces
A Wuhan-set documentary that focuses on the Yangtze River.
Ron's Gone Wrong
Ron, a Bubble Bot damaged in transit, is wreaking havoc and only young Barney can make things right.
Shepherd
A grieving widower is overcome by malevolent forces.
Small Body
Italy, 1900. Young Agata’s baby is stillborn and so condemned to Limbo. Agata hears about a place in the mountains, where infants can be brought back to life for just one breath, to baptise them and save their soul. She undertakes a voyage with her daughter’s small body hidden in a box and meets Lynx, a solitary boy who offers to help her.
Spencer
The marriage of Princess Diana and Prince Charles has long since grown cold. Though rumours of affairs and a divorce abound, peace is ordained for the Christmas festivities, across which handful of days, the film is set.

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What Do We See When We Look At The Sky?
A couple who fall in love at first sight, wake the next day with different appearances and struggle to find one another.
Wheel Of Fortune And Fantasy
An unexpected love triangle, a failed honey trap and an encounter that results from a misunderstanding are the three episodes, told in three movements to depict three female characters and trace the trajectories between their choices and regrets.
Wild Indian
Two men are inextricably bound together after covering up the savage murder of a schoolmate. After years of separation following wildly divergent paths, they must finally confront how their traumatic secret has irrevocably shaped their lives.
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