All The Beauty And The Bloodshed
The story of artist Nan Goldin and the downfall of the Sackler family, the pharmaceutical dynasty often blamed for the US opioid epidemic.
As far as 24-year-old Amanda can remember, she has never had friends. It’s the thing she desires most. When she finds out that as infants she and Rebecca had spent a lot of time together, Amanda settles on her new mission: convincing her that they are still best friends.
A funeral car cruises the streets of Medellin, while a young director tells the story of his past in this violent and conservative city.
Argentina, 1985
A team of lawyers take on the heads of Argentina's bloody military dictatorship during the 1980s in a battle against odds and a race against time.
The Banshees Of Inisherin
Two lifelong friends find themselves at an impasse when one abruptly ends their relationship, with alarming consequences for both of them.
Bardo, False Chronicle Of A Handful Of Truths
An epic comedy about journalism.
The Black Cat
A couple of newlyweds find themselves trapped in a spooky Hungarian mansion after a car crash.
An 18-year-old foster home resident becomes the key witness in a sexual abuse scandal which rocks Chilean politics.
A fictionalised chronicle of the inner life of Marilyn Monroe.
Blue Jean
A schoolteacher is forced to live a double life against the backdrop of Thatcher's Britain.
Bobi Wine: The People’s President
A documentary about how Ugandan opposition leader, activist and musical star Bobi Wine took on the regime led by Yoweri Museveni, the person who led the country for 35 years.
Bones And All
Maren, a young woman, learns how to survive on the margins of society.
Branded To Kill
Japanese surrealist hitman tale from the 1967.
Bread And Salt
A pianist returns to his home town, where he finds a new kebab bar in town, which begins to generate friction between the employees and local youths.
Burning Hearts
The forbidden love between Andrea, the reluctant heir of the Malatesta family, and Marilena, the beautiful wife of the Camporeale boss, rekindles an old feud between two rival families.
After their father dies, two brothers find themselves facing up to his troubled legacy.
A biography of St Clare of Assisi, who left her wealthy family to enter a religious life after hearing St Francis preach.
A Companion for Amateur Cinematographers: Vol. I
Against the backdrop of Italy in the years of the Fascist dictatorship, a man of wealth but unknown to history scrutinises the world with his little film camera, guided by a handbook.


The Damned Don't Cry
Selim follows his mother from place to place, forever trying to outrun the latest scandal she's been caught up in. When they arrive in Tangier, new opportunities will give them a shot at the legitimacy they each crave – but not without threatening their fragile love for one another.
Don't Worry Darling
A 1950s housewife living with her husband in a utopian experimental community begins to worry that his glamorous company may be hiding disturbing secrets.
The Draughtsman's Contract
A 17th century country house murder mystery, with sex, lies and a mischievous statue.
A closeted Army instructor finds his identity challenged when an openly gay man joins his unit.
Hanging Gardens
When a young Iraqi rubbish picker rescues an American sex doll from the Baghdad dumps, he crosses into a perilous red zone, where friends become enemies and nothing is certain.
Have You Seen This Woman?
Through three different life possibilities a middle-aged woman tries to get out of her skin.


The Kiev Trial
A forensic reconstruction of the trial of 15 people which took place in January of 1946 in the Soviet Union, and was one of the first post-war trials convicting German Nazis and their collaborators.
In 1952 London, veteran civil servant Williams has become a small cog in the bureaucracy of rebuilding England post-WWII. As endless paperwork piles up on his desk, he learns he has a fatal illness. Thus begins his quest to find some meaning in his life before it slips away.
Love Forever
A girl from Canberra navigates the treacherous waters of first love with a boy from Sydney’s Northern beaches.
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Twin brothers find their lives disrupted after a phone call about their long-estranged dad.


The Maiden
The lives of three suburban teenagers intersect.
Master Gardener
A meticulous horticulturist who is devoted to tending the grounds of a beautiful estate and pandering to his employer, the wealthy dowager, is persuaded to take on her great niece as an apprentice.
The Matchmaker
An interview with an alleged Daesh recruiter, conducted during her time in a detention camp.
An intimate portrait of a woman who returns home to care for her dying mother.
As a man refuses to flee war-torn Damascus, his wife and daughter face a choice.
A little girl confronted with a brutal reality begins a rebellion.
Other People's Children
A childless woman forms a deep bond with her boyfriend's young daughter.


A teacher is grappling with child custody issues and a mischievous child in his class.
Saint Omer
A novelist who attends the trial of Laurence Coly at the Saint-Omer Criminal Court tries to use her story to write a modern-day adaptation of the ancient myth of Medea, but things don't go as expected.
Skin Deep
At first glance, Leyla and Tristan seem like a happy young couple. But when they travel to a mysterious, remote island, a game of identities begins.
Snow In September
A violent event in a boy’s life subtly consumes him.
The Son
Peter's busy life with new wife Beth and their baby is thrown into disarray when his ex-wife Kate comes to him with concerns about their teenage son, Nicholas.
La Syndicaliste
The true story of of a whistleblower who shook the French nuclear industry.
To The North
A religious Filipino sailor working on a transatlantic ship, discovers a hidden Romanian stowaway. Convinced by a Bible this emigrant has, the sailor starts playing a dangerous game, involving his crew, his faith in God and an innocent man’s life.
Set in the international world of classical music, this film centres on Lydia Tár. widely considered one of the greatest living composer/conductors and first-ever female chief conductor of a major German orchestra.
Trenque Lauquen
Story set in the Argentinian city of the title, centring on an academic who has disappeared. The story is told across two feature films.


A Ukranian immigrant faces racism as she seeks justice.
Werner Herzog – Radical Dreamer
A portrait of the celebrated filmmaker.
The Whale
A reclusive English teacher living with severe obesity attempts to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter for one last chance at redemption.
When The Waves Are Gone
Lt. Hermes Papauran, one of the best investigators of the Philippines, is in a deep moral crossroad, being a witness to his institution's being a party to a murderous anti-drug campaign, which is spearheaded by no less than the president of the country, Rodrigo Duterte.
White Noise
An Eighties American family attempts to deal with the mundane conflicts of everyday life while grappling with the universal mysteries of love, death, and the possibility of happiness in an uncertain world.
Wolf And Dog
A girl begins to question the world around her through her friendship with her gay best friend.

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