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Ki-duk Kim
Documentary on director Kim Ki-Duk looking back at his film career. While shooting a suicide scene for his last film, Dream, in 2008, filmmaker… 
CastKi-duk Kim
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
RTR$14A

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Andrey Paounov
irector Andrey Paounov (The Mosquito Problem and Other Stories) explores the strange history of Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha who became Bulgaria’s t… 
CastSimeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
LanguageBulgarian   CountryBulgaria
RTR$PG

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Alison Murray
A portrait of the working-class musicians and dancers of Buenos Aires’s San Telmo neighbourhood, who have channelled the city’s many cultural in… 
CastHector Roterio, Graciela Macier, Sergio Pasq…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina, Canada
CTC$14A

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Jean-Baptiste Léonetti
Philip and Mary, two teenagers whose parents were crushed by the system, are placed in an orphanage with frightening education methods. Twenty y… 
CastSami Bouajila, Julie Gayet, Jean-Pierre Andr…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance | Luxembourg …
VAN$14A

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Carlos Sorin
Lius Luque plays a Professor who has been recently released from a mental institution after a violent outbreak. Beatriz Spelzini plays his wife,… 
CastLuis Luque, Beatriz Spelzini, Maria Abadi, N…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CTC$14A

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Morgan Spurlock
Have you ever imagined a place where Vulcans and vampires get along? Where wizards and wookies can be themselves? Welcome to Comic-Con San Diego… 
CastStan Lee, Joss Whedon, Frank Miller, Matt Gr…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$PG

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Pablo Trapero
The portrait of a man and his attempts to make things up with life after losing his job. Pablo Trapero’s reputation-making feature debut was a … 
CastLuis Margani, Adriana Aizemberg, Daniel Vale…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CTC$PG

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Frederick Wiseman
Uncovering the sexiest cabaret in the world, this film follows the reopening of Paris' infamous remodelled Crazy Horse. The film follows the reh… 
CastZula, Daniella, Leslie
LanguageFrench, English   CountryFrance
RTR$18A

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Bill Duke, D. Channsin Berry
Documentary exploring the deep-seated biases and attitudes about skin color---particularly dark skinned women, outside of and within the Black A… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$14A

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Douglas Aarniokoski
An apocalyptic siege warfare film spanning 24 hrs during which a small group of survivors are pit against insurmountable odds. In a post-apocal… 
CastShannyn Sossamon, Dominic Monaghan, Shawn As…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
MM$18A

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Rithy Panh
Between 1975 and 1979, the Khmer Rouge regime caused the death of some 1.8 million people, representing one-quarter of the population of Cambodi… 
CastKaing Guek Eav
LanguageKhmer, French   CountryCambodia, France
RTR$14A

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Nicolás Prividera
This rigorously structured and visually engrossing essay film explores Argentina’s fractious modern history through the words of writers – both … 
CastMaricel Alvarez, Emilio Garcia Wehbi, Alejan…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CTC$PG

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Bess Kargman
Ballet is not for sissies. It is fiercely competitive, physically demanding, and must be mastered early. First Position follows six aspiring dan… 
CastAran Bell, Michaela DePrince, Joan Sebastian…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
KIDYouthPG

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Martin Clapp, Geoff Lindsey,…
The Flying Machine is a live action/animation family film about a stressed-out businesswoman, Georgie, who takes her two children to see the ani… 
CastHeather Graham, Lang Lang, Kizzy Mee, Jamie …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
KIDYouthG

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Victor Ginzburg
A chronicle of the rise of the advertising industry in Post-Soviet Russia. Set in 1990s Moscow, Generation P details the parallel rise of poet-… 
CastOleg Taktarov, Aníbal Silveyra, Vladimir Yep…
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
VAN$14A

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Corinna Belz
Gerhard Richter, one of the internationally most significant contemporary artists of our times, granted filmmaker Corinna Belz access to his stu… 
CastGerhard Richter, Norbert Arns, Hubert Becker…
LanguageGerman, English   CountryGermany
RTR$PG

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David Redmon, Ashley Sabin
Follows a complex supply chain between Siberia, Japan, and the U.S. within the modeling industry. The story is told through the eyes of the scou… 
CastNadya, Madlen Ashley Arbaugh, Rachel Blais
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA | Russia | Japan…
RTR$14A

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Bobcat Goldthwait
Loveless, jobless and possibly terminally ill, Frank has had enough of the downward spiral of America. With nothing left to lose, Frank takes hi… 
CastJoel Murray, Tara Lynne Barr, Mackenzie Broo…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$18A

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Pen-ek Ratanaruang
A crime-drama centered on a hit-man. Adapted from the novel Fon Tok Kuen Fa (Rain Falling Up The Sky) by award-winning writer Win Leowarin. Tu… 
Cast"Peter" Noppachai Jayanama, Cris Horwang
LanguageThai   CountryThailand
VAN$14A

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Jonathan Demme
Carolyn Parker was the last to leave her neighbourhood when a mandatory evacuation order was decreed as Hurricane Katrina approached New Orleans… 
CastCarolyn Parker
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$14A

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Atea Al Daradji, Mohamed Al …
Husham works tirelessly to build the hopes, dreams and prospects of the 32 damaged children of war under his care at a small orphanage in Baghda… 
CastSaif Husham
LanguageArabic   CountryIraq
RTR$14A

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Alexandre Courtes
The story tells of some aspiring musicians who are working as cooks at the insane asylum and become trapped there when a major thunderstorm hits… 
CastDave Legeno, Rupert Evans, Anna Skellern, Ri…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$18A

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Werner Herzog
We do not know when and how we will die. Death Row inmates do. Werner Herzog embarks on a dialogue with Death Row inmates, asks questions about … 
CastWerner Herzog, Michael Perry, Jason Burkett,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada, Germany
RTR$14A

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Hugo Santiago
Invasion is the legend of a city, imaginary or real, besieged by powerful enemies and defended by a handful of men who may not be heroes. In thi… 
CastOlga Zubarry, Lautaro Murúa, Juan Carlos Paz…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CTC$18A

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Ben Wheatley
Eight months after a disastrous job in Kiev left him physically and mentally scarred, ex-soldier turned contract killer Jay (Maskell), is pressu… 
CastMyAnna Buring, Ben Crompton, Robin Hill, Nei…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
MM$18A

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Jessica Yu
Think water is an infinite resource? Think again. Although it covers 70 percent of the earth’s surface, there is a very real possibility that i… 
CastPeter Gleick, Erin Brockovich, Tyrone Hayes,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$PG

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Costa Botes
Canadian Eskimo Dogs or Quimmiq were once indispensible to human life in the arctic. Today, the breed faces extinction. Since 1976, Brian Ladoon… 
CastBrian Ladoon
LanguageEnglish   CountryNew Zealand
RTR$PG

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Alex Gibney
Academy Award winner Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side) explores the rough and tumble world of hockey. Chris “Knuckles” Nilan can chart his ho… 
CastChris Nilan, Tony Twist, Marty McSorely, Don…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$14A

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Hiroyuki Okiura
After the loss of her father, young Momo moves to the old family house on a remote island: wooden buildings, terraced fields... and no shopping … 
CastUnknown
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
KIDYouthPG

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Julien Maury, Alexandre Bust…
The directors of 2007’s Midnight Madness hit A L’Interieur (Inside) return with a twisted gothic nightmare. A young woman and her friends break … 
CastBéatrice Dalle, Catherine Jacob, Jérémy Kapo…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MM$18A

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Ye Lou
Hua, a young teacher from Beijing, is a recent arrival in Paris. Exiled in an unknown city, she wanders between her tiny apartment and the unive… 
CastTahar Rahim, Lika Minamoto, Corinne Yam, Jal…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
VAN$18A

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Eduardo Sanchez
When newlywed Molly Reynolds returns to her long-abandoned family home, frightful reminders of a nightmarish childhood begin seeping into her ne… 
CastGretchen Lodge, Johnny Lewis, Alexandra Hold…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$14A

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Bibo Bergeron
A 3D-animated movie set in Paris in the year 1910 and centered on a monster who lives in a garden and his love for a beautiful, young singer. Pa… 
CastVanessa Paradis, Sean Lennon, Catherine O'Ha…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
KIDYouthPG

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Rodrigo Moreno
After his girlfriend suddenly breaks up with him, a young man’s life transforms into an erratic urban journey inexplicably connected to his temp… 
CastEsteban Bigliardi, Cecilia Rainero, Rosario …
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CTC$14A

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Joachim Trier
The movie is very loosely based on the French book "Leu feu follet", a 1931 novel by Pierre Drieu La Rochelle. Anders wanders the city, meeting… 
CastHans Olav Brenner, Petter Width Kristiansen,…
LanguageNorwegian   CountryNorway
VAN$18A

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Joe Berlinger, Bruce Sinofsk…
Berlinger and Sinofsky's documentary of a gruesome triple murder in West Memphis, Arkansas and the subsequent trials of three suspects, takes a … 
CastJessie Miskelly, Damien Wayne Echols, Jason …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$14A

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Stephen Kessler
A documentary filmmaker tracks down Grammy and Oscar award-winning actor/singer/songwriter Paul Williams in an attempt to find out what happened… 
CastPaul Williams, Robert Blake, Johnny Carson, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$PG

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Tamae Garateguy
A junior screenwriter is hired by an established film director to write his new film: a gangster movie set in Buenos Aires. In each meeting, the… 
CastJosé González, Joel Drut, Chang Sung Kim, Vl…
LanguageSpanish, Russian, Ko…   CountryArgentina
CTC$18A

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Gareth Evans
Deep in the heart of Jakarta’s slums lies an impenetrable safe house for the world’s most dangerous killers and gangsters. Until now, the run-do… 
CastIko Uwais, Doni Alamsyah, Yayan Ruhian, Joe …
LanguageIndonesian   CountryIndonesia
MM$14A

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Ron Fricke
Samsara is a Tibetan word that means “the ever turning wheel of life,” a concept both intimate and vast, the perfect subject for filmmakers Ron … 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$14A

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Nick Broomfield, Joan Church…
Nick Broomfield's quest for the real Sarah Palin involves battling the icy snows of Alaska in mid-winter to speak to the school friends, family,… 
CastSarah Palin
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
RTR$G

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Frédéric Jardin
During a routine mission, Vincent, a 30 years old cop, steals a bag full of cocaine from drug dealers. When Vincent come back home, he realizes … 
CastEdouard Baer, Joey Starr, Saïd Taghmaoui, Ju…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MM$14A

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Katsuhito Ishii
After his acting career fails, Kinuta is left drifting and disconnected. When a confrontation in an arcade turns bad, he ends up in debt. To ear… 
CastMasanobu Ando, Ryushin Tei, Hikari Mitsushim…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
MM$14A

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Justin Kurzel
When 16-year-old Jamie is introduced to a charismatic man, a friendship begins. As the relationship grows so do Jamie’s suspicions, until he fin… 
CastLucas Pittaway, Daniel Henshall, Louise Harr…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
VAN$R

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Román Cárdenas
In a quiet interrupted only by the noise of boats, a couple lives without crossing each other’s paths. He is a writer waiting for the words; she… 
CastNicolás Bellati, Román Cárdenas, Mariana Pad…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CTC$PG

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Mark Cousins
Filmed on four continents over six years, this epic 15-hour documentary tells the story of innovation in the movies based on the acclaimed book … 
CastStanley Donen, Abbas Kiarostami, Robert Town…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
RTRFree18A

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Santiago Mitre
The graffitied halls, run-down classrooms and surrounding streets of the University of Buenos Aires provide the ideal location for Santiago Mitr… 
CastEsteban Lamothe, Romina Paula, Valeria Corre…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CTC$14A

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Tony Krawitz
This is the story of Palm Island, the Australian tropical Paradise where one morning Cameron Doomadgee swore at a policeman and forty-five minut… 
CastCameron Doomadgee, Lloyd Doomadgee
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
RTR$14A

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Mojtaba Mirtahmasb, Jafar Pa…
Sentenced to six years in prison and banned from writing and making films for 20 years by the Islamic Republic Court in Tehran, Iranian filmmake… 
CastJafar Panahi
LanguagePersian   CountryIran
MASTFree14A

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Daniel Lindsay, T.J. Martin
In 2004, football coach Bill Courtney took on the daunting job of coaching at Manassas High School in inner-city Memphis, where players are more… 
CastBill Courtney
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$14A

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Gary Hustwit
A documentary about the design of cities, which looks at the issues and strategies behind urban design and features some of the world's foremost… 
CastEduardo Paes, Norman Foster, Amanda Burden, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
RTR$PG

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Juan Minujín
The story of Julián Lamar, an Argentine actor who tries to get a part in a North American western that will be shot in Argentina. Julian Lamar,… 
CastGuillermo Arengo, Daniel Fanego and Pilar Ga…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CTC$14A

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Michael Glawogger
Tells several stories of prostitution around the world. The documentary revolves around the lives and individual hopes, needs and experiences of… 
CastUnknown
LanguageThai, Bangla, Spanis…   CountryGermany | Austria
RTR$R

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Sebastián Lelio
Manuel is in jail in the south of Chile. During the earthquake of February 27th, 2010, the prison collapses. In the chaos, some inmates, includi… 
CastLuis Dubó, Sergio Hernández, Viviana Herrera
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile
VAN$14A

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Adam Wingard
Story centers on a family coming under attack from a terrifying group of sadistic murderers during a family reunion getaway. Barricaded in their… 
CastSharni Vinson, Barbara Crampton, Wendy Glenn…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$18A