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17 September 2021

The Djinn
A mute boy is trapped in his apartment with a sinister monster when he makes a wish to fulfil his heart's greatest desire.
Mandibles
When friends Jean-Gab and Manu find a giant fly trapped in the boot of a car, they decide to train it in the hope of making a ton of cash.
A Brixton Tale
Wealthy YouTuber Leah chooses shy youth Benji as the subject of her Brixton documentary. They fall for each other, but the desire for edgy footage leads them down a violent path.
Prisoners Of The Ghostland
A notorious criminal is sent to rescue an abducted woman who has disappeared into a dark supernatural universe. They must break the evil curse that binds them and escape the mysterious revenants that rule the Ghostland, an East-meets-West vortex of beauty and violence.
The Maltese Falcon
A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.

13 September 2021

Inferno Rosso: Joe D'Amato On The Road Of Excess
A documentary portrait of the famous film director.
Yakuza Princess
When a Japanese gang boss is killed, his only heiress is sent abroad as a baby. 20 years later she discovers her inheritance and unleashes a war against her pursuers.

10 September 2021

Giddy Stratospheres
A young woman tries to come to terms with bereavement in the London indie music scene in 2007.
Copshop
On the run from an assassin, a con artist devises a scheme to hide out inside a small-town police station.
The Servant
Psychological thriller about a servant who begins to manipulate his employer.
The Lost Leonardo
The inside story behind the Salvator Mundi, the most expensive painting ever sold at $450 million, claimed to be a long-lost masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci.
Ninjababy
When a woman discovers she is unexpectedly pregnant her unborn baby proves unexpectedly animated in the conversation department.
The Collini Case
A young lawyer stumbles upon a vast conspiracy while investigating a brutal murder case.
Herself
A domestic abuse survivor tries to build a new life - and home - for her kids.

09 September 2021

Martyrs Lane
A small, nightly visitor brings comfort to a lonely girl growing up in a large vicarage, but soon she will realise that her little visitor offers knowledge that might be very, very dangerous.

07 September 2021

Gaia
An injured forest ranger on a routine mission is saved by two off-the-grid survivalists. What is initially a welcome rescue grows more suspicious as the son and his renegade father reveal a cultish devotion to the forest.

06 September 2021

Brain Freeze
A fertilizer used in a rich gated community becomes the source of a genetic mutation that transforms its residents into zombies. Can a teenager and his baby sister break free from the quarantined island before turning into grass?

03 September 2021

Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings
Shang-Chi, the master of unarmed weaponry-based Kung Fu, is forced to confront his past after being drawn into the Ten Rings organisation.
Snake Eyes
A GI Joe spin-off centered around the character of Snake Eyes.
Here Today
Tale of the unlikely friendship that develops between a New York singer and a comedy writer.
Annette
A stand-up comedian and his opera singer wife have a daughter with a surprising gift.
Misha And The Wolves
A woman's Holocaust memoir takes the world by storm, but a fallout with her publisher-turned-detective reveals her story as an audacious deception created to hide a darker truth.
Anthropocene: The Human Epoch
The filmmakers have traversed the globe to document the evidence and experience of human planetary domination.

02 September 2021

Superhost
With their follower count dwindling, travel vloggers Teddy and Claire pivot to creating viral content around their most recent 'superhost', Rebecca, who wants more from the duo than a great review.

01 September 2021

Yellow Cat
An ex-con goes on the run with his new-found love, while chasing his dream of opening a cinema.

30 August 2021

Bloodthirsty
A young musician who suffers from hallucinations is persuaded to record an album in a remote location by a producer with an agenda of his own.
Sound Of Violence
A young girl recovers her hearing and gains synesthetic abilities during the brutal murder of her family. Finding solace in the sounds of bodily harm, as an adult, she pursues a career in music composing her masterpiece through gruesome murders.

27 August 2021

Demonic
A young woman unleashes terrifying demons when supernatural forces at the root of a decades-old rift between mother and daughter are ruthlessly revealed.
The Toll
A toll booth operator's secret past comes back to haunt him.
Jakob's Wife
The disappearance of a young woman threatens to change the beige and banal lives of Anne Fedder and her pastor husband Jakob Fedder forever.
Handsome
Two brothers embark on a worldwide journey to discover what it's like for other siblings living with Down's syndrome.
The Nest
Charismatic entrepreneur, Rory, relocates his family to England with dreams of profiting from booming 1980’s London. But as his wife, Allison, struggles to adapt, and the promise of a lucrative new beginning starts to unravel, the couple have to face the unwelcome truths lying beneath the surface of their marriage.
Our Ladies
Comedy drama sees a group of choirgirls on a day trip to Edinburgh.

26 August 2021

Mosquito State
August 2007. Isolated in his austere penthouse overlooking Central Park, obsessive Wall Street data analyst Richard Boca sees ominous patterns. His computer models are behaving erratically, as are the swarms of mosquitos breeding in his apartment, an infestation that attends his psychological meltdown.

25 August 2021

Purple Sea
Experimental documentary captured as Amel Alzakout hoped for rescue after her migrant boat sank in the Med.

23 August 2021

Eye Of The Storm
A documentary about one of Scotland’s most gifted painters, James Morrison.

20 August 2021

The Bright Side
Cynical stand-up, Kate, has lost her way, but she gains friends and a new perspective on life when she goes through cancer treatment with an unlikely band of companions.
Pig
A truffle hunter who lives alone in the Oregonian wilderness is forced to return to his past in Portland in search of his beloved foraging pig after she is kidnapped
Censor
When film censor Enid discovers an eerie horror that speaks directly to her sister's mysterious disappearance, she resolves to unravel the puzzle behind the film and its enigmatic director – a quest blurring the lines between fiction and reality in terrifying ways.
Sabaya
With just a mobile phone and a gun, Mahmud, Ziyad and their group risk their lives trying to save Yazidi women and girls being held by ISIS as Sabaya (abducted sex slaves) in the most dangerous camp in the Middle East, Al-Hol in Syria.
The Night House
A widow struggles with grief as strange things happen in her lake house at night.

17 August 2021

Saving Grace
A widow in debt finds a way to make grass - of a less than legal kind - grow greener.

13 August 2021

Free Guy
A bank teller discovers that he's actually an NPC inside a brutal, open world video game.
CODA
As a CODA – Child of Deaf Adults – Ruby is the only hearing person in her deaf family. When the family’s fishing business is threatened, Ruby finds herself torn between pursuing her love of music and her fear of abandoning her parents.
Beasts Clawing At Straws
A Louis Vuitton bag stuffed full of cash sends a group of hard-luck lowlifes on a desperate chase for fortune.
Climate Of The Hunter
Two sisters vie for the affections of a man who may or may not be a vampire.
Wildland
After her mother’s death, Ida moves in with her aunt and cousins... whose ethics are dubious.
Wendy
Lost on a mysterious island where ageing and time have come unglued, Wendy must fight to save her family, her freedom, and the joyous spirit of youth from the deadly peril of growing up. The classic story of Peter Pan is wildly reimagined in this ragtag epic.
The Courier
The true story of a British businessman unwittingly recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history. Forming an unlikely partnership with a Soviet officer hoping to prevent a nuclear confrontation, the two men work together to provide the crucial intelligence used to defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis.
White As Snow
Recasts the tale of Snow White as the story of a sheltered young woman’s sexual awakening in this racy feminist fable.
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