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30 July 2021

The Offering
A man racked by guilt undertakes a complex scheme to win back the woman he abandoned 20 years previously.
The Sparks Brothers
How can one rock band be successful, underrated, hugely influential, and criminally overlooked all at the same time? Take a musical odyssey through five weird and wonderful decades with brothers Ron & Russell Mael, celebrating the inspiring legacy of Sparks: your favorite band's favorite band.
The Most Beautiful Boy In The World
Swedish actor/musician Björn Andresen's life was forever changed at the age of 15, when he played Tadzio, the object of Dirk Bogarde's obsession in Death in Venice – a role which led Italian maestro Luchino Visconti to dub him "the world's most beautiful boy".
Limbo
Omar is a promising young musician. Separated from his Syrian family, he is stuck on a remote Scottish island awaiting the fate of his asylum request. Due to the plaster-cast on his arm, he cannot play his oud and instead wanders the epic landscapes searching for answers to a complex past and daunting future.

23 July 2021

Off The Rails
After the death of an old friend, a group of 50somethings go on an interrail trip with her daughter.
Here After
A recently deceased man is told that he cannot proceed to Paradise without going back to Earth and finding his soulmate.
Riders Of Justice
Markus has to go home to his teenage daughter, Mathilde, when his wife dies in a tragic train accident - or so it seems until a mathematics geek, who was also a fellow passenger on the train, and his two colleagues show up.
The World To Come
In upstate New York in the 1850s, Abigail begins a new year on the rural farm where she lives with her husband Dyer. But a friendship with the wife of a new neighbour leads to trouble.
Night Of The Kings
A young man is sent to La Maca, a prison of Ivory Coast in the middle of the forest ruled by its prisoners. With the red moon rising, he is designated by the Boss to be the new Roman and must tell a story to the other prisoners.

22 July 2021

Kandisha
When a teenager summons a spirit to avenge an assault, she unwittingly unleashes a terrible curse.
Cousins
The lives of three cousins intertwine across decades despite one of them being taken away from her family as a child.
Nowhere Special
John, a 35-year-old window cleaner, devotes his life to raising his young son Michael as a single dad, but after he's given only a few months to live, he tries to find the perfect set of adoptive parents.
I Never Cry
A woman travels to Ireland to repatriate her father's body after he dies in a workplace accident.

21 July 2021

Luz: The Flower Of Evil
Widowed preacher and leader to a small mountain community, El Señor has preached to his followers that a new messiah will appear and shepherd them into a new era. His faith is absolute, regardless of how many false prophets he has to go through. But the faith of his three daughters is beginning to waver.

20 July 2021

Animosity
A newlywed couple moves into a house in the middle of woods only to discover that the surrounding forest is host to sinister supernatural powers which turn them against each other.

19 July 2021

Plurality
After a bus accident, Ming Ze awakens from a coma to discover that his mind now shares the consciousness of four fellow passengers – all of them dead and all serial killing suspects – and sets out to prove his own innocence.

16 July 2021

The Croods: A New Age
The stone age family encounter another family with a very different way of life who remember Guy from his early childhood.
Summer Of Soul (...Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
During the same summer as Woodstock, over 300,000 people attended the Harlem Cultural Festival, celebrating African American music and culture, and promoting Black pride and unity. The footage from the festival sat in a basement, unseen for over 50 years, keeping this incredible event in America’s history lost – until now.
Two Of Us
Two retired women, who have been in a secret relationship for decades, find their relationship turned upside down when the truth begins to come out.
A Good Woman Is Hard To Find
A recently widowed young mother will go to any lengths to protect her children as she seeks the truth behind her husband's murder.
Deerskin
Georges, 44, and his jacket, 100 per cent deerskin, have a plan.

12 July 2021

Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie’s Dead Aunt)
In this romcom, Ellie’s dead aunt has the perfect dating advice for her. But will she listen to it?

09 July 2021

Tove
A dramatisation of the life of Moomins creator Tove Jansson.
The Truffle Hunters
In the secret forests of northern Italy, a dwindling group of joyful old men and their faithful dogs search for the world’s most expensive ingredient, the white Alba truffle. Their stories form a real-life fairy tale that celebrates human passion in a fragile land that seems forgotten in time.
Jumbo
Jeanne, a shy young woman, works in an amusement park. Fascinated by carousels, she still lives at home with her mother. That’s when Jeanne meets Jumbo, the park’s new flagship attraction...
Martin Eden
A man struggles to better his circumstances, motivated by his love for a woman from a bourgeois family.
Love Type D
A woman who believes she has a 'loser in love gene' goes on the hunt of her exes in a bid to change her romantic future.

07 July 2021

Black Widow
Natasha Romanoff confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises.

06 July 2021

Moonbound
A boy goes on a magical journey with June bug Mr. Zoomzeman and the Sandman to rescue his little sister from the evil Moon Man.

05 July 2021

Hatched
A scientist's experiments with breeding dinosaurs get out of hand.
Lapsis
After a series of two-bit hustles and unsuccessful swindles, Ray takes a job in a strange new realm of the gig economy: trekking deep into the forest, pulling cable over miles of terrain to connect large, metal cubes that link together the new quantum trading market.
Bad Hair
In this horror satire set in 1989, an ambitious young woman gets a weave in order to succeed in the image-obsessed world of music television. However, her flourishing career may come at a great cost when she realises that her new hair may have a mind of its own.

02 July 2021

The Tomorrow War
Time travellers arrive with a warning about the future and to recruit people from the present to join the fight. A schoolteacher signs up.
French Exit
A Manhattan socialite whose inheritance is running out moves to a borrowed apartment in Paris with her son and cat.
Another Round
Martin and three of his friends, all weary high school teachers, embark on an experiment to maintain a constant level of intoxication throughout the workday.

30 June 2021

Lift Like A Girl
In a dilapidated corner of Alexandria, an exceptional community of young female weightlifters is trained by the grumpy yet charismatic Captain Ramadan.

29 June 2021

Endangered Species
A rich American family head for a dream vacation but find themselves in a struggle for survival after their safari vehicle is attacked.
Violet Evergarden
A disabled former soldier devotes her life to writing letters on behalf of others and struggles to come to terms with her own feelings about the commanding officer who fell in love with her.

28 June 2021

Fathom
Documentary follows researchers working to finally decode the communication of humpback whales.

26 June 2021

All Things Bakelite: The Age Of Plastic
A documentary about the 'father of modern plastics', Leo Hendrik Baekeland.

25 June 2021

Sing, Freetown
Accomplished reporter Sorious Samura collaborates with an old friend on a play intended to celebrate Sierra Leone... and gets more than he bargained for along the way.
The Man Standing Next
In the 1970s Korea is under the absolute control of its president, Park, who controls the KCIA the organization with the edge over any branch of government.
Sweat
A social media influencer begins to question her life.
Supernova
Old friends Sam and Tusker go on a road trip to make the most of their time together two years after Tusker was diagnosed with early-onset dementia.
The Filmmaker’s House
When the Filmmaker is told his next film must be about crime, sex or celebrity to get funded, he takes matters into his own hands and begins shooting in his home with a cast of characters connected to his own life.

24 June 2021

God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya
A Macedonian woman throws herself into a traditionally men-only ceremony, kicking up a ruckus and standing her ground.

23 June 2021

Finding Ophelia
A young man becomes obsessed by a woman he keeps seeing in his dreams.

18 June 2021

The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard
A bodyguard and two assassins team up to stop the destruction of Europe.
School's Out Forever
A 15-year old flees to his school after an apocalyptic event.
For The Sake Of Vicious
An innocent nurse, a tortured maniac and a suspicious hostage face off against a wave of violent intruders as they descend upon their place of refuge on Halloween night.
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