The Act Of Killing
People responsible for the mass murder of suspeced Communists at the onset of the military regime in 1965 are challenged to restage their actions and question the pride they still take in them.
Blue Caprice
Psychological drama about the men responsible for the Beltway sniper attacks.
The Color Of The Chameleon
A young misfit is recruited to infiltrate a book club as a spy, with comic consequences.


Emperor Vists The Hell
A powerful man who offends a divine messenger is condemned to an early death but told he can win a second chance if he can placate the ghosts of his enemies.
A Hijacking
A brutal drama about a ship hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean and the subsequent struggles for survival and freedom.


Five young people are lost in a forest - and perhaps in time itself.


Our Nixon
Super-8 film shot by Nixon's aides documenting the presidency.
People's Park
A single tracking shot captures life in the People's Park in Chengdu, China.


Soldate Jeannette
The language of fashion reveals disconnection in an improvised examination of modern life.
Stories We Tell
Sarah Polley investigates secrets in her own family.
They Will Return
Two children are mysteriously abandoned by their parents.
An isolated, nerdy man with poor social skills embarks on a romantic relationship, but can it help him connect to the wider world?
A Brooklyn mother finds comic relief from domestic drudgery.
Upstream Color
A man and woman are drawn together as they try to reassemble their wrecked lives.


The lines between fiction and reality blur for an all-female Shakespeare troupe.

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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