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Portrait of the ACT UP activist group, a direct action collective aiming to impact the lives of people with AIDS.
Arthur Miller: Writer
A documentary exploring the life and work of Arthur Miller.
Before We Vanish
Narumi and her husband Shinji are going through a rocky patch when Shinji suddenly vanishes, returning several days later, utterly transformed. At the same time, a family is brutally murdered, and the town beset by strange phenomena. Journalist Sakurai begins to investigate the mystery…
Call Me By Your Name
First love blooms over a long, hot summer for a teenager in Italy.
Caniba
A film that reflects on the discomfiting significance of cannibalistic desire in human history and culture through the prism of one Japanese man, Issei Sagawa, and his unsettling relationship with his brother.

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Dead Man
Road movie about the friendship of a wounded young man in the western frontiers, who hooks up with a Native American.
Faces Places
The director and photgrapher/muralist travel through France as their friendship blossoms.
Félicité
Story of a singer who finds herself in desperate circumstances after her son has an accident.
The Florida Project
The story of a precocious six-year-old and her rag-tag group of close friends whose carefree lives contrast with those of their struggling parents.

I

Ismael's Ghosts
A filmmaker's life becomes complicated by the return of a former lover.
Jane
Documentary about primatologist Jane Goodall.
Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold
A documentary portrait of the filmmaker's aunt.
Lady Bird
Teenage traumas in Sacramento, Cal, for 17-year-old Lady Bird who has love issues, sex issues, mom issues, when what she wants most is to be out of there, anywhere, especially New York because it's a long way away and packed with artistic promise.
Last Flag Flying
A Vietnam veteran goes to collect the body of his son, who has been killed in war in Iraq.

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The Meyerowitz Stories (New And Selected)
Comedy drama about a family who gather in New York to celebrate the work of their dad.
Mudbound
Two families clash when Mississippi youths return from the Second World War with new perspectives on race relations.
The Night Of The Hunter
A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery.
The Other Side Of Hope
A middle-aged restaurateur befriends a young refugee.

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The Rape Of Recy Taylor
A documentary about the rape of a black Alabama woman by six white men in 1944, and its consequences.
The Rider
A young cowboy tries to carve out a new identity.
The Sacrifice
Faced with the destruction of everything he loves, a father offers himself to God as a sacrifice in its stead.
Spoor
An elderly woman is convinced she knows what lies behind a spate of mysterious crimes... but nobody will believe her.
The Square
An art exhibit invites passers by to altruism, but things don't go as planned for its curator.
Thelma
Strange things happen to a religious young woman when she starts to fall in love.

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Wonderstruck
Ben and Rose are children from two different eras who secretly wish their lives were different. Both set out on quests.
Wonder Wheel
On Coney Island in the 1950s, a lifeguard tells the story of a middle-aged carousel operator and his beleaguered wife.
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Glasgow Film Festival
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New York's Rendez-Vous With French Cinema
US celebration of Francophone film

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