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Portrait of the ACT UP activist group, a direct action collective aiming to impact the lives of people with AIDS.
Above The Law
A robber's final heist becomes mixed up in a murder conspiracy.
Agnelli
The story of Gianni Agnelli, the legendary Italian industrialist and playboy, as told by family, friends, lovers, professional confidantes and rivals.
Bad Match
A playboy's life spirals out of control after he meets a woman through internet dating.
Beautiful Things
A symphony of consumerism and waste, built while detailing the lives of four men.
Brawl in Cell Block 99
A former boxer-turned-drug runner lands in a prison battleground after a deal gets deadly.
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.
Custody
A couple embark on a bitter custody battle for their son.

D

Downsizing
Satire about a man who starts to think he would have a better life if only he could shrink himself.
First Reformed
Thriller centring on an ex-military chaplain who has lost his son and a member of his church who is grieving for her husband.
Foxtrot
A family's world is rocked when they are told about the death of their son.
Heal The Living
Drama about lives connected by an organ transplant.
Human Flow
An exploration into the global refugee crisis.

I

The Insult
A spat between Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee leads to division between their two communities.

M

Martyr
An unexpected event during a day at the beach, forces a group of friends to grapple with loss.
Mother!
Uninvited guests threaten a couple's relationship.
Nico, 1988
Biopic of the German singer, who sang with the Velvet Underground
No Date, No Signature
A pathologist is riven with guilt after the death of a child.
Pin Cushion
Trouble brews after the unusually close bond between a mother and daughter is disrupted when they move to a new town.

R

Racer And The Jailbird
In the Belgian underworld, a secret threatens a couple's romance.
The Rape Of Recy Taylor
A documentary about the rape of a black Alabama woman by six white men in 1944, and its consequences.
Sami Blood
A Sámi girl experiences racism in the 1930s.
The Shape Of Water
A woman who works in a secret government lab discovers a classified experiment.
Sweet Country
Australian frontier drama, told from an Aboriginal perspective.
Strange Colours
A young woman finds herself in an alien landscape when she travels to a remote opal mining community to see her estranged, ill father.
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
A grieving mother takes on a town's police chief after the murder of her daughter goes unsolved.
The Third Murder
Leading attorney Shigemori takes on the defence of murder-robbery suspect Misumi - a crime he admits - but as he digs into the case, he begins to wonder if his client is guilty after all.
Under The Tree
A spat between neighbours over a garden tree spirals out of control.

V

Victoria And Abdul
Queen Victoria's friendship with a young Indian clerk.
Western
A group of German construction workers on a job in Bulgaria begin to compete for the approval of the locals.
Zama
A 17th century army officer in Ascuncion, awaits transfer to Buenos Aires.
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