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The Lost City
The Lost City
A romance novelist is kidnapped by an eccentric billionaire who hopes that she can lead him to the lost city’s treasure from her story.
Split At The Root
Split At The Root
When a Guatemalan mother seeking asylum was separated from her kids under Zero Tolerance Policy, a Facebook post by a mother in Queens coalesced into a movement as thousands of like-minded women across the US refused to stand by quietly.
Spaz
Spaz
Steve ‘Spaz’ Williams is a pioneer in computer animation. His digital dinosaurs in Jurassic Park transformed Hollywood in 1993, but an appetite for anarchy and reckless disregard for authority may have cost him the recognition he deserved.
Pretty Problems
Pretty Problems
Jack and Lindsay are invited on a getaway trip with affluent strangers: down the rabbit hole, and into the most unhinged weekend of their lives. Can their relationship survive?
Women Do Cry
Women Do Cry
A family full of women in a society where 'gender' is not a familiar word.
X
X
In 1979, a group of young filmmakers set out to make an adult film in rural Texas, but when their reclusive, elderly hosts catch them in the act, the cast find themselves fighting for their lives.
The Cellar
The Cellar
When her daughter mysteriously vanishes in the cellar of their new house, a woman uncovers dark secrets and a puzzle which keeps drawing her further in.
Stay The Night
Stay The Night
A failed work opportunity prompts chronically single Grace to pursue a one night stand with a stranger. It turns out that he's a struggling professional athlete with a problem of his own. Maybe they can help each other.
Aftershock
Aftershock
Following the preventable deaths of their partners due to childbirth complications, two bereaved fathers galvanise activists, birth-workers and physicians to reckon with one of the most pressing American crises of our time – the US maternal health crisis.
Cha Cha Real Smooth
Cha Cha Real Smooth
A directionless college graduate embarks on a relationship with a young mum and her teenage daughter while learning the boundaries of his new bar mitzvah party-starting gig.
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