All Is Well
A woman keeps silent after a rape.
Anna's War
A little girl survives a Nazi mass execution and hides in the disused chimney and struggles to survive.
Anything And All
Poetic essay on the documentarian's memories.
A teenager finds herself torn between the control of her family and an outsider who is suspected of murder.
When a border guard with a sixth sense for identifying smugglers encounters the first person she cannot prove is guilty, their relationship forces her to confront terrifying revelations about herself and humankind.


Character study of a teenager who lives in an orphanage.
Diamantino was once the greatest football player in Portugal. Now, in the middle of the worst crisis of his life, he decides to fill his void by adopting a refugee boy.
In the Donbass, a region of Eastern Ukraine, a hybrid war takes place, involving an open armed conflict alongside killings and robberies on a mass scale perpetrated by separatist gangs.
Animation about a young mother sent to a Khmer Rouge forced labour camp, who is separated from her son and has to fight to survive and not lose hope.
The tribulations and potential romance of a small town hotel waiter.
A teenage trans girl dreams of becoming a ballerina.
The Happy Prince
The last days of Oscar Wilde.
The Hidden City
Beneath the modern city, there lies a vast labyrinth, which the filmmaker explores.
The House That Jack Built
A serial killer's life story is told through the murders that defined him.


Infinite Football
Documentary about ex-footballer Laurentiu Ginghina's opinions on the game.
In My Room
A bored man suddenly realises that everyone around him has disappeared and he isn't sure what happened.
A teenager tries to find an outlet for the anger generated by her chaotic home life.
John McEnroe: In The Realm Of Perfection
Documentary about the US tennis ace.
The Journey To Kyoto
A musician famous in the 80s thanks to a song, his best friend, an apparently famous painter, and the crossovers between two worlds.


Michael Inside
A teenager living in a Dublin housing estate with his grandfather is caught holding drugs for his friend's older brother and is sentenced to three months in prison.
Never Look Away
A tormented young German artist who has fled to the west becomes convinced he has met the love of his life.
A drama about the hopelessly intertwined world of publishing.
In the midst of the 2011 London riots, Leon grapples with the stark reality of his life and his relationship with his alcoholic mother while falling in love for the first time.
Old Boys
Reworking of Cyrano De Bergerac set in an English all-boys boarding school
On Body And Soul
A slaughterhouse becomes an unlikely setting for romance.
A Pigeon Sat On A Branch Reflecting On Existence
Two travelling salesmen undertake a magical mystery tour of suffering, indulgence and melancholy as they attempt to sell novelty items to strangers and bring a little cheer into their lives.
The story of a man who feels happy only when he is unhappy: addicted to sadness, with such need for pity, that he’s willing to do everything to evoke it from others. This is the life of a man in a world not cruel enough for him.
Putin's Witnesses
Considering the Russian president's time in power.


Ray & Liz
Drama about a dysfunctional family.
Roi Soleil
Documentation of the Sun King’s final breaths. A filmed performance of an installation.
Songs From The Second Floor
Wry examination of the human condition told through a series of vignettes.
The Silence Of Others
The struggle against the amnesty law in Spain for those who committed atrocities under the rule of General Franco.
Silken Skin
A man begins an ill-fated affair with an air stewardess.
Sorry Angel
Two gay men struggle with love in the shadow of mortality.
A storm in the middle of the ocean, a boat full of refugees that is about to sink and a woman all by herself...
A young wannabe milliner in Budapest meets a man connected to her past and begins to uncover family secrets.
A Swedish Love Story
Two youngsters fall in love.
Two For Joy
A family struggling with bereavement try to find solace on a caravan holiday.
Under The Tree
A spat between neighbours over a garden tree spirals out of control.


What You Gonna Do When The World's On Fire?
The story of a community of black people in the American South during the summer 2017, when a string of brutal killings of black men sent shockwaves throughout the country.
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.
You, The Living
Surreal, dreamlike, and darkly comic sketches about life and death.

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