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Jason Reitman
The script of Paul Thomas Anderson’s groundbreaking Boogie Nights will be presented to audiences in a one-take read-through with Reitman narrati… 
CastJesse Eisenberg, Josh Brolin, Dakota Fanning…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SE$18

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Michael Dempsey
Featuring one of the greatest lineups ever assembled — including Bruce Springsteen, The Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi, Paul McCartney, The Who, Kanye… 
CastBruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Billy Joel,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$$G

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Tommy Oliver
A father struggles to protect his daughter from the reality of her mother's drug addiction in Tommy Oliver's powerful, semi-autobiographical deb… 
CastWayne Brady, Hill Harper, Sharon Leal, Ruby …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$14A

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Neto Villalobos
A security guard who wants to get into the cockfighting game buys, befriends, and becomes inseparable from his rooster protégé Rocky, in this wi… 
CastAllan Cascante, Sylvia Sossa, Marvin Acosta,…
LanguageSpanish   CountryCosta Rica
DISC$PG

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Claudia Sainte-Luce
A lonely young woman becomes a live-in caregiver for an ailing but indomitable matriarch and her brood of kids, in this joyful and wonderfully n… 
CastXimena Ayala, Lisa Owen, Sonia Franco, Wendy…
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico
DISC$PG

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Sarah Spillane
Christina Ricci stars as an American teacher who takes a troubled inner-city Sydney youth under her wing, in this gritty, unflinching yet inspir… 
CastChristina Ricci, Hunter Page-Lochard
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
DISC$14A

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Flora Lau
A humble chauffeur (Chen Kun; Painted Skin, Let the Bullets Fly) and the spoiled wife of his wealthy employer (Carina Lau; Days of Being Wild, A… 
CastCarina Lau, Chen Kun
LanguageCantonese   CountryHong Kong
DISC$PG

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Aron Gaudet, Gita Pullapilly
Trapped in a dead-end industrial town in Maine, two teenage best friends (The Place Beyond the Pines’ Emory Cohen and Callan McAuliffe) take tra… 
CastEmory Cohen, Callan McAuliffe, Aidan Gillen,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$14A

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Yuval Adler
Bethlehem tells the story of the unlikely bond between Razi, an Israeli secret service officer, and his Palestinian informant Sanfur, the younge… 
CastTsahi Halevi, Sahdi Marei, Haitham Omari
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
DISC$14A

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Inês Oliveira
Sofia lives a strangely isolated life in the old apartment where she grew up in Lisbon. Mariama arrives from Guinea-Bissau, having been hired by… 
CastPaula Garcia, Aissato Indjai, Luana Quadé, B…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryPortugal
DISC$14A

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Alessio Cremonini
When two sisters learn that a member of their family has decided to desert the Syrian Army and join the Free Army, they must embark on a hazardo… 
CastDana Keilani, Sara El debuch, Wasim Abo azan
LanguageArabic   CountrySyria
DISC$14A

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Aaron Wilson
In this engrossing survival thriller set during the Japanese invasion of Singapore in 1942, a stranded Australian airman and a Chinese resistanc… 
CastKhan Chittenden, Tzu-yi Mo
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
DISC$14A

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Kambozia Partovi and Jafar P…
Politically persecuted Iranian master Jafar Panahi — still under house arrest and banned from filmmaking for twenty years for engaging in "propa… 
CastMaryam Moghadam, Jafar Panahi, Kambozia Part…
LanguagePersian   CountryIran
MAST$14A

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Pirjo Honkasalo
A 14-year-old boy in a stifling Helsinki slum takes some unwise life lessons from his soon-to-be-incarcerated older brother, in Finnish master P… 
CastJohannes Brotherus, Jari Virman, Juhan Ulfsa…
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
MAST$14A

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Marcel Dzama
The new film by Canadian-born multidisciplinary artist Marcel Dzama (featuring music by Arcade Fire and an appearance by former Sonic Youth fron… 
CastUnknown
LanguageUnknown   CountryCanada
FUTFree18

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Mark Phinney
Comedian Mark Phinney makes his feature debut with this unflinchingly personal portrait of a life consumed by obesity, featuring a breakout tour… 
CastMel Rodriguez, Ashley Lauren, Jay Dugre, Cha…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$14A

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Charlie Paul
For No Good Reason explores the connection between life and art, seen through the eyes of seminal British artist Ralph Steadman. We take a trip … 
CastRalph Steadman, Johnny Depp, Terry Gilliam
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
MAV$14A

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Edgar Reitz
Edgar Reitz tells this dramatic story of love and family against the backdrop of rural Germany in the mid-19th century, a time when entire pover… 
CastJan Dieter Schneider, Antonia Bill, Maximili…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
MAST$PG

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Ettore Scola
On the 20th anniversary of Federico Fellini’s death, Ettore Scola, a devoted admirer of the incomparable maestro, commemorates the lesser-known … 
CastVittorio Viviani, Sergio Rubini, Antonella A…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
MAST$PG

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Madeline Anderson
In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Toronto Women & Film Festival, founder, scholar and former programmer Kay Armatage joins us for an… 
CastRalph Abernathy, Leon Davis, Coretta Scott K…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$PG

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Iram Haq
I Am Yours is a portrait of Mina, a young Norwegian-Pakistani single mother. Mina is constantly looking for love however none of her relationshi… 
CastAmrita Acharia, Ola Rapace, Prince Singh, Ra…
LanguageNorwegian, Urdu   CountryNorway
DISC$14A

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Anthony Chen
Teresa, a Filipino immigrant, is hired as a live-in-maid by a family in Singapore. After some initial trouble, she forms a unique bond with grad… 
CastKoh Jia Ler, Angeli Bayani, Tian Wen Chen, Y…
LanguageTagalog, Mandarin   CountrySingapore
DISC$G

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Cameron Bailey
The Festival is delighted to welcome Bollywood screen legend Irrfan Kahn (appearing at the Festival in The Lunchbox and Qissa) for an in-depth o… 
CastIrrfan Khan
LanguageEnglish   CountryIndia
MAV$18

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Spike Jonze
Since bursting onto the scene with groundbreaking music videos for the likes of Daft Punk, Björk and the Beastie Boys, actor, photographer, and … 
CastJoaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$18

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Beeban Kidron
In a short span of time, our lives have been transformed by mobile phones and internet technologies — what does this mean, particularly for a ge… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
MAV$14A

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Jeremy Shaw
For this startling new variation on his acclaimed installation Introduction to the Memory Personality, Jeremy Shaw places the spectator alone in… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
FUTFree18

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Ron Howard
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ron Howard joins us onstage for a live conversation, preceded by the world premiere of his star-studded concert … 
CastD’Angelo, Dirty Projectors, Gary Clark Jr, T…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$14A

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Nimród Antal
Dane DeHaan (The Place Beyond the Pines) stars as a Metallica roadie dispatched to hell and back in this mind-blowing mash-up of concert film an… 
CastDane DeHaan
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SE$18A

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Manolo Nieto
A university student involved in militant leftist activism is faced with some difficult decisions when his father suddenly dies, leaving him in … 
CastFelipe Dieste
LanguageSpanish   CountryUruguay
DISC$14A

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Juraj Lehotsky
Miracle is the story of 15-year-old Ela who is sent to a re-education centre. She yearns for love, but is not allowed to love. Despite all the r… 
CastRobert Roth, Michaela Bendulová, Venusa Kale…
LanguageSlovak   CountrySlovakia, Czech Repu…
DISC$14A

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Kim Ki-duk
South Korea’s celebrated perennial provocateur Kim Ki-duk (Pieta) returns with this twisted family chronicle perched somewhere between psycholog… 
CastCho Jae-hyun, Seo Young-ju, Lee Eun-woo
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
MAST$R

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Mais Darwazah
Inspired by the artist and writer Hasan Hourani’s wondrous reveries, this poetic, first-person essay chronicles filmmaker Mais Darwazah’s first-… 
CastUnknown
LanguageArabic   CountryPalestine/Jordan/Qut…
DISC$PG

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Lav Diaz
Philippine cinematic luminary Lav Diaz draws inspiration from Dostoevsky and iconic compatriot José Rizal in this mature and boldly literate and… 
CastSid Lucero, Angeli Bayani, Archie Alemania, …
LanguageFilipino   CountryPhilippines
MAST$14A

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Jahmil X.T. Qubeka
An illicit affair between an introverted high school teacher and his pupil spirals out of control, in this controversial South African-set noir … 
CastMothusi Magano, Petronella Tshuma, Lee-Anne …
LanguageSotho, Xhosa, Englis…   CountrySouth Africa
DISC$18A

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Larry Weinstein, Drew Taylor
Our Man In Tehran — which chronicles the true story behind Argo’s Hollywood embellishments — reveals new information about the true story of Can… 
CastKen Taylor, Joe Clark, Flora MacDonald, Tony…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
MAV$PG

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Sang-soo Hong
Korean auteur Hong Sang-soo’s latest follows an aspiring young filmmaker who becomes the object of desire for three very different men, in this … 
CastJung Yumi, Lee Sunkyun, Kim Sangjoong, Jung …
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
MAST$14A

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Gia Coppola
Based on James Franco’s first book of short stories, Gia Coppola’s auspicious directorial debut features a knock-out cast (including Franco, Emm… 
CastJames Franco, Emma Roberts, Val Kilmer, Nat …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$14A

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Mariana Chenillo
Poignant and disarmingly honest, Mexican director Mariana Chenillo’s second feature explores the difficulty of change and our modern obsession w… 
CastAndrés Almeida, Daniela Rincón
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico
DISC$14A

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Ralph Steadman
As a complement to the documentary of the same title screening in the Festival’s Mavericks section, this exhibition highlights the work of the l… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
FUTFree18

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Jamie Shovlin
The new project from British conceptual artist Jamie Shovlin is a fabricated documentary about the imaginary exploitation film Hiker Meat, which… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
FUTFree18

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Fabio Mollo
Set in a tiny seaside town, Fabio Mollo’s feature debut is a quietly evocative drama about a family’s attempts to cope with the loss of their so… 
CastMiriam Karlkvist, Vinicio Marchioni, Valenti…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
DISC$14A

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John Butler
Irish novelist John Butler makes his feature-film directing debut with this hilarious and heartwarming comedy, in which a bachelor party weekend… 
CastAndrew Scott, Hugh O'Conor, Peter McDonald, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
DISC$14A

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Marcela Said
In this subtle and atmospheric allegory by first-time feature director Marcela Said, a teenaged girl holidaying at a lake house in southern Chil… 
CastFrancisca Walker, Gregory Cohen, Maria Izqui…
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile
DISC$18A

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James Coupe
UK-born, Seattle-based artist James Coupe fuses surveillance technology and social media in his new, J.G. Ballard-inspired installation. Jame… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
FUTFree18

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Kirby McClure, Julia Grigori…
Projected every night of the Festival onto the facade of the Drake Hotel, the new work from Radical Friend (Los Angeles-based directing duo Kirb… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
FUTFree18

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Jia Zhangke
Internationally acclaimed Chinese master Jia Zhangke (The World) won the Best Screenplay prize at Cannes for this startling — and startlingly vi… 
CastZhao Tao, Jiang Wu, Wang Baoqiang, Luo Lansh…
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
MAST$14A

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Vivian Qu
A poignant and engaging thriller, Vivian Qu’s feature debut plunges us into the fascinating world state surveillance in China, following a digit… 
CastLu Yulai, He Wenchao
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
DISC$14A

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Candice Breitz
In this fascinating, unnervingly ingenious new work, media artist Candice Breitz deploys her therapist, her parents and herself to redub a trio … 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountrySouth Africa
FUTFree18

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Laurel Woodcock
The newest installment of Laurel Woodcock’s site-specific series continues her exploration of the relationship between cinema and the written wo… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
FUTFree18

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Chuck Workman
Significant cinema is far more than story-telling. It contains moments of truth that can’t be expressed any other way except through cinematic s… 
CastMike Leigh, Jonas Mekas, Yvonne Rainer, Davi…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$PG

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Álex de la Iglesia
Fleeing through the impenetrable forests of the Basque countryside after a jewel heist, a hapless band of robbers runs afoul of a coven of witch… 
CastHugo Silva, Mario Casas, Pepon Nieto, Caroli…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
MM$18A

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Victor Fleming
Experience Judy Garland’s over-the-rainbow adventure in vivid new detail with this IMAX 3D presentation of Victor Fleming’s family classic. As … 
CastJudy Garland, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Bert L…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SE$G

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Ask Hasselbalch
A shy twelve-year-old becomes a superhero after being bitten by a very special ant, in this delightful comedy-adventure based on the popular chi… 
CastOscar Dietz, Nicolas Bro, Samuel Ting Graf, …
LanguageDanish   CountryDenmark
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Mariana Rondón
A nine-year-old boy’s preening obsession with straightening his hair elicits a tidal wave of homophobic panic in his hard-working mother, in thi… 
CastSamantha Castillo and Samuel Lange
LanguageSpanish   CountryVenezuela
CWC$PG

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Nejib Belkadhi
Larger-than-life characters populate director Nejib Belkadhi’s spellbinding combination of film noir and magic realism, which follows a downtrod… 
CastAbdel Moneem Chouayat, Chedly Arfaoui, Lobna…
LanguageArabic   CountryTunisia
CWC$14A

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Joao Viana, Ali Cherri
The Battle of Tabatô Battle of Tabato, Joao Viana (83 minutes): After 30 years of exile, Baio is returning to Guinea-Bissau. His daughter Fatu … 
CastFatu Djebaté, Mamadu Baio, Mutar Djebaté
LanguageMadinka   CountryGuinea-Bissau, Leban…
WL$PG

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Jeffrey Jeturian
Vilma Santos, the enduring Grand Dame of the Philippine film industry, delivers a performance of grace, courage, and peerless comic timing as a … 
CastVilma Santos, Marlon Rivera, Vincent de Jesu…
LanguageTagalog   CountryPhilippines
CWC$PG

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Levan Koguashvili
Levan Koguashvili’s film — about a lonely 40-year-old schoolteacher who takes up with the wife of a soon-to-be-released convict — is a compassio… 
CastAndro Sakhvarelidze, Ia Sukhitashvili, Archi…
LanguageGeorgian   CountryGeorgia
CWC$14A

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Johnnie To
Forced to leave service after he was afflicted with blindness, a former detective ekes out his living by solving cold cases for police rewards. … 
CastAndy Lau, Sammi Cheng, Yuanyuan Gao
LanguageCantonese   CountryHong Kong
SP$14A

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René Sampaio
A story of love, hate, revenge and violence freely inspired by the Brazilian song Faroeste Caboclo by Renato Russo. Loosely based on legendary … 
CastFabrício Boliveira and Isis Valverde, Felipe…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
CWC$18A

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Alexey Uchitel
Russian director Alexey Uchitel (The Edge) returns with this explosive, pulse-pounding crime drama about the violent rivalry that erupts when an… 
CastAlexey Mantsigyn Artur Smolyaninov Alexander…
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
CWC$14A

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James Franco
The latest from actor-turned-filmmaker James Franco is adapted from characteristically tough and violent Cormac McCarthy novel that draws the di… 
CastJames Franco, Scott Haze, Tim Blake Nelson a…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Calin Peter Netzer
Well-to-do, well-connected Bucharest society lady Cornelia takes the driver’s seat when her 34-year-old son gets involved in a deadly accident. … 
CastBogdan Dumitrache, Luminita Gheorghiu, Flori…
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania
CWC$14A

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Fernando Eimbcke
While vacationing at a beachside resort, a single mother faces inevitable separation anxiety when her 15-year-old son — who is also her best fri… 
CastMaría Renée Prudencio, Lucio Giménez Cacho G…
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico
CWC$14A

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Jean-Marie Straub, João Pedr…
Featuring new works by master filmmakers Jean-Marie Straub (Le Genou d’Artémide), João Pedro Rodrigues (The Last Time I Saw Macao), and Miguel G… 
CastBarbara Ulrich, Daniel Redondo Martinéz, Gum…
LanguageFrench, Portuguese, …   CountryFrance, Portugal, Ge…
WL$14A

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Leticia Tonos
The story of a shantytown of Santo Domingo where the Haitian Janvier and the Dominican Rudy — half-brothers who hate each other — will fight for… 
CastJames Saintil, Akari Endo, Yasser Michelén
LanguageSpanish   CountryDominican Republic
CWS$14A

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Menno Meyjes
In The Dinner two couples go out to dinner in a restaurant. They talk about ordinary things: work, the latest movies, holiday plans etc. They av… 
CastJacob Derwig, Thekla Reuten, Daan Schuurmans…
LanguageDutch   CountryNetherlands
CWC$14A

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Danis Tanovic
Acclaimed director Danis Tanovic won the Grand Jury Prize at the Berlin Film Festival for this unflinching exposé of the prejudices faced by Bos… 
CastSenada Alimanovic, Nazif Mujic, Sandra Mujic…
LanguageBosnian   CountryBosnia and Herzegovi…
CWS$14A

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Arie Posin
A widow falls for a guy who bears a striking resemblance to her late husband. Five years after losing the love of her life, Nikki falls in lov… 
CastAnnette Bening, Ed Harris, Robin Williams, A…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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John Turturro
Fioravante, at his friend Murray’s suggestion, enters into the world’s oldest profession, and ends up finding something he didn’t know he was lo… 
CastJohn Turturro, Woody Allen, Vanessa Paradis,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Ben Wheatley
A psychedelic trip into magic and madness from Ben Wheatley, award-winning director of Down Terrace, Kill List and Sightseers. A single muddy W… 
CastMichael Smiley, Reese Shearsmith, Julian Bar…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
WL$14A

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Toa Fraser
Toa Fraser’s beautifully photographed film captures the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s staging of the classic — about a deceptive nobleman’s punishm… 
CastGillian Murphy, Huan Qi
LanguageEnglish   CountryNew Zealand
CWC$G

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János Szász
In a village on the Hungarian border, two young brothers grow up during wartime with their cruel grandmother and must learn every trick of evil … 
CastLászló Gyémánt, András Gyémánt, Piroska Moln…
LanguageHungarian   CountryHungary
CWC$14A

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Camille Henrot
Multidisciplinary artist Camille Henrot won the Silver Lion for best young promising artist at this year’s Venice Biennale for her heady “encycl… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryFrance
FUTFreePG

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Dome Karukoski
The leader of a gang of racist skinheads finds his prejudices and misplaced loyalties pitted against his desire for love and family when he fall… 
CastPeter Franzén, Laura Birn, Jasper Pääkkönen,…
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
CWC$14A

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Jan Hrebejk
The arrival of an uninvited guest casts a shadow over an idyllic wedding celebration in this wonderfully fraught meditation on guilt and forgive… 
CastAna Geislerova, Stanislav Majer, Jiri Cerny
LanguageCzech   CountryCzech Republic
CWC$18A

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Lisa Langseth
Alicia Vikander (A Royal Affair) stars in this comedy-drama as a recovering control freak who finds support and a new lease on life when she ent… 
CastAlicia Vikander, David Dencik, Mira Eklund
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
CWC$18A

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Kevin Macdonald
An American girl on holiday in the English countryside with her family finds herself in hiding and fighting for her survival as war breaks out. … 
CastSaoirse Ronan, Tom Holland, Anna Chancellor,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Caroline Strubbe
A road movie. An unorthodox crime story. Portrait of an unlikely companionship. Belgian director Caroline Strubbe’s uniquely crafted second feat… 
CastKimke Desart, Zoltan Miklos Hajdu
LanguageDutch   CountryNetherlands
WL$14A

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Lars Daniel Krutzkoff Jacobs…
Lars Daniel Krutzkoff Jacobsen’s corrosive look at contemporary Norwegian society is also a hilarious and provocative comedy that cuts across cl… 
CastHanne Backe-Hansen, Kjetil Krogstad Skrede, …
LanguageNorwegian   CountryNorway
CWC$14A

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Young-Seok Noh
A writer hides away at an isolated B&B only to encounter a series of life-threatening characters. In this quirky comic thriller from writer-dir… 
CastJun Suk-ho and Oh Tae-kyung
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
CWC$14A

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Donovan Marsh
Adroitly written and directed by South African filmmaker Donovan Marsh, this action-packed heist thriller — about a pair of cops battling corrup… 
CastS'dumo Mtshali, Presley Chweneyagae, Israel …
LanguageZulu   CountrySouth Africa
CWC$14A

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Anthony Silverston
Presented in stunning 3D and featuring the voice talents of Liam Neeson, Laurence Fishburne, and Steve Buscemi, this vibrant savannah adventure … 
CastJake T. Austin, Steve Buscemi, Loretta Devin…
LanguageEnglish   CountrySouth Africa
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Alberto Morais
In this charming neorealist gem set on the sleepy outskirts of Valencia, young Miguel and his friends undertake a seemingly simple mission on be… 
CastOmar Krim, Blanca Bautista, Mikel Sarasa, Jo…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
CWC$PG

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Mohamad Malas
Mohamad Malas, recognized widely as Syrian cinema’s first auteur, resurrects the ghosts of his country’s thirty-year-old dictatorship with this … 
CastNajla el Wa'za, Lara Saade, Bilal Martini, G…
LanguageArabic   CountrySyria
CWC$14A

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Richard Glatzer and Wash Wes…
The last days in the life of legendary Hollywood actor Errol Flynn. Kevin Kline stars as Errol Flynn, the swashbuckling Hollywood star and noto… 
CastDakota Fanning, Susan Sarandon, Kevin Kline
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Alberto Arvelo
Rising international star Édgar Ramírez (Carlos) stars in this enthralling epic about Venezuelan political leader Simón Bolívar and his lifelong… 
CastEdgar Ramirez, María Valverde, Danny Huston,…
LanguageSpanish   CountryVenezuela
SP$14A

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Lance Daly
Life's a Breeze is a feel-good recession comedy about a family struggling to stay afloat and together through hard times in Ireland. A Dublin f… 
CastFionnula Flanagan, Pat Shortt, Kelly Thornto…
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
CWC$14A

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Alexandre Rockwell, Raisa Bo…
Determined to see "the river," two young children living in Los Angeles leave home to embark on a magical urban odyssey, in the marvelous new fi… 
CastLana Rockwell, Nico Rockwell, Rene Cuante-Ba…
LanguageEnglish, Spanish   CountryUSA, Puerto Rico
CWC$PG

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Megan Griffiths
A rock journalist is assigned to track down her ex-boyfriend. Lucky Them tells the story of Ellie Klug (Toni Collette), a rock journalist who … 
CastToni Collette, Ryan Eggold, Oliver Platt, Ni…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Yuri Bykov
Sergey Sobolev, a major at the local police office, is driving to the hospital where his wife is about to give birth. High from happiness, he’s … 
CastYury Bykov, Denis Shvedov, Irina Nizina, Ily…
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
CWC$14A

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Stephanie Spray, Pacho Velez
The makers of last year’s Festival hit Leviathan served as producers on this astounding sensorial stunner that takes us on a state-of-the-art ca… 
CastChabbi Lal Gandharba, Anish Gandharba, Bindu…
LanguageNepali   CountryNepal
WL$PG

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Mohammad Rasoulof
Khosrow and Morteza set out on a mission to kill someone. The assassination ought to be arranged as a suicide. At the last minute however, they … 
CastUnknown
LanguagePersian   CountryIran
CWC$14A

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Josh C. Waller
Over the course of one feverish day, a harried narcotics detective (David Morse) and his reluctant partner (Mike Vogel) frantically track down a… 
CastDavid Morse, Cory Monteith, Mike Vogel, Ciar…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$14A

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Ragnar Bragason
Acclaimed Icelandic filmmaker Ragnar Bragason (Children, Parents) directs this darkly comic drama about a grief-stricken young woman who adopts … 
CastIngvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Þorbjörg Helga Dyr…
LanguageIcelandic   CountryIceland
CWC$14A

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Daniel Vega Vidal, Diego Veg…
Someone is out to get Constantino Zegarra, a judge with an impressive conviction rate — and any number of enemies. So why is it so hard for othe… 
CastFernando Bacilio, Lidia Rodríguez, Juan Luis…
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico, Peru
CWC$14A

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Guillaume Giovanetti, Cagla …
Filmmaking partners Guillaume Giovanetti and Cagla Zencirci immersed themselves in the magical world of Japanese folklore to create this intrica… 
CastMasahiro Yoshino, Masako Wajima, Xiao Mu Lee…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
CWC$14A

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Götz Spielmann
Director Gotz Spielmann follows his acclaimed thriller Revanche with this visually captivating character study, in which a family reunion bares … 
CastNora von Waldstätten, Ursula Strauss, Peter …
LanguageGerman   CountryAustria
CWC$14A

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Rashid Masharawi
Palestinian director Rashid Mashawari follows his widely acclaimed dark comedy Laila’s Birthday with this compelling and ironic drama about two … 
CastMahmoud Abu Jazi, Salah Hannoun
LanguageArabic   CountryPalestine
CWC$PG

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Ulrich Seidl
The stunning conclusion to Austrian provocateur Ulrich Seidl’s Paradise trilogy unfolds in a diet camp, where its 13-year-old heroine falls for … 
CastMelanie Lenz, Vivian Bartsch, Michael Thomas…
LanguageGerman   CountryAustria
CWC$14A

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Yossi Madmony
The fateful contract between a secular Israeli army officer and a devout young Holocaust survivor has profound and unexpected consequences, in t… 
CastAlon Moni Aboutboul, Tom Graziani, Rotem Zis…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
CWC$PG

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Philip Gröning
The latest fiction from acclaimed filmmaker Philipp Gröning (Into Great Silence) is a chilling account of a young family’s unraveling and the de… 
CastAlexandra Finder, David Zimmerschied
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
WL$14A

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Anup Singh
Set amidst the ethnic cleansing and general chaos that accompanied India’s partition in 1947, this sweeping drama stars Irrfan Khan — also appea… 
CastIrrfan Khan, Tillotama Shome, Rasika Dugal, …
LanguagePanjabi   CountryIndia
CWS$14A

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Ahmad Abdalla
In one of the most extraordinary nights in the history of Egypt, the prisons were suddenly opened, leaving thousands of prisoners wandering in t… 
CastAsser Yassin, Atef Yousef, Amr Abed, Yara Go…
LanguageArabic   CountryEgypt
CWC$14A

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Stephen Brown
The story of a man who returns to the sea where he spent his childhood summers in search of peace following the death of his wife. After the de… 
CastCiarán Hinds, Charlotte Rampling, Natascha M…
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
CWC$14A

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Clio Barnard
This loose update of the Oscar Wilde fable tells the tale of raging, impulsive Arbor, a boy kicked out of school and into an illegal trade, stea… 
CastConner Chapman, Shaun Thomas, Sean Gilder
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
CWC$14A

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Reha Erdem
An island off the coast of Turkey is about to be evacuated due to a possible earthquake — but its inhabitants have been stricken with a mysterio… 
CastBinnur Kaya, Philip Arditti, Kevork Malikyan…
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey
SP$PG

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Judy Kibinge
Judy Kibinge’s daring yet elegant film is an uplifting parable about atonement, set against the deadly violence that followed the 2007 elections… 
CastSusan Wanjiru, Walter Kipchumba Lagat, David…
LanguageSwahili   CountryKenya
CWC$14A

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Sean Durkin
A sudden inexplicable spate of shootings rips through the market town of Southcliffe. The lives of those left behind are torn apart. In this hau… 
CastRory Kinnear, Sean Harris, Shirley Henderson…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Roberto Minervini
A teenage girl deals with a crisis of conscience in gun-toting rural Texas. The teenage daughter of Christian goat farmers in rural Texas rebel… 
CastSara Carlson, Colby Trichell, Tim Carlson
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$PG

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Albert Serra
Following his radical (re-)interpretations of Cervantes' Don Quixote (Honor de Cavalleria) and the Biblical tale of the Three Kings (Birdsong), … 
CastVincenç Altaió, Lluis Serrat, Xavier Pau, Cl…
LanguageCatalan   CountrySpain
WL$18A

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Ramon Zürcher
Loosely inspired by Kafka’s The Metamorphosis, this enchanting, minimalist gem by first-time feature director Ramon Zurcher has won admiring com… 
CastJenny Schily, Mia Kasalo, Anjorka Strechel, …
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
WL$G

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Ming-liang Tsai
Imbued with mystery, sly humour, and an enormous heart, the latest film from visionary director Tsai Ming-liang (The Wayward Cloud) links togeth… 
CastLee Kang Sheng, Lee Yi Cheng, Lee Yi Chieh, …
LanguageMandarin   CountryTaiwan
WL$14A

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Dexter Fletcher
Sunshine on Leith is based on the sensational stage hit of the same name, featuring music by pop-folk band The Proclaimers. The film follows the… 
CastPeter Mullan, Jane Horrocks, George MacKay, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$PG

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Charlie Stratton
Set in the lower depths of 1860s Paris, Therese is a tale of obsessive love, adultery and revenge, based on Émile Zola’s scandalous novel. Trapp… 
CastElizabeth Olsen, Tom Felton, Jessica Lange, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Róbert I. Douglas
Gary is in Beijing to make it big. After failing to impress his Chinese investors he soon takes up teaching English. Gary's real reasons for sta… 
CastCarlos Ottery, Chris Loton, Ai Wan, Cromwell…
LanguageMandarin, English   CountryChina, Ireland
CWC$14A

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Mati Diop, Akram Zaatari
Though an unlikely pairing on the surface, Mati Diop’s award-winning A Thousand Suns (Mille Soleils) and Akram Zaatari’s Venice Biennale commiss… 
CastLouay Hanafi
LanguageArabic, Wolof   CountrySenegal, Lebanon
WL$14A

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Peter Hutton, Nathaniel Dors…
Three Landscapes, Peter Hutton (47 minutes): A silent film study of human figures on three distinct landscapes in the world. Detroit, Michigan,… 
CastVarious
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
WL$G

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Wang Bing
Director Wang Bing casts an understanding and non-judgmental eye on the inmates of a decrepit Chinese mental hospital in this eloquent and emoti… 
CastUnknown
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
WL$14A

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Jim Chuchu, Vincent Moloi, P…
Beginning with an ambiguous science fiction in Nairobi and ending with a re-enactment of the myth of Noah’s ark in Cape Town’s Khayelitsha towns… 
CastElsaphan Njora, Patricia Kihoro, Shiv Singh,…
LanguageSwahili, Nouchi, Fre…   CountryKenya, South Africa,…
CWC$PG

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Raya Martin, Mark Peranson, …
La última película, Raya Martin / Mark Peranson (88 minutes): A famous American filmmaker travels to the Yucatán to scout locations for his las… 
CastAlex Ross Perry, Gabino Rodríguez, Iazua Lar…
LanguageSpanish, English   CountryMexico, USA
WL$PG

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Dante Lam
Fleeing to Macau to escape from threatening loan sharks, a former mixed-martial arts champion becomes embroiled in the lives of a psychologicall… 
CastNick Cheung, Eddie Peng, Crystal Lee
LanguageCantonese, Mandarin…   CountryHong Kong, China
CWC$14A

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Lee Sang-il
Lee Sang-il’s visionary remake of Clint Eastwood’s iconic Academy Award–winning film transposes the classic Western to Meiji-period Japan. Ken … 
CastAkira Emoto, Koichi Sato and Ken Watanabe
LanguageJapanese, Ainu   CountryJapan
SP$14A

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David Rimmer, Luther Price, …
The Academy Film Archive's restoration of David Rimmer's Canadian avant-garde classic Variations on a Cellophane Wrapper anchors the first progr… 
CastElliott Gould, Jim Bouton
LanguageSpanish   CountryCanada, USA
WL$14A

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Hannes Schüpbach, Stephen Br…
Proposing simplicity as a radical antidote to today’s fervent desire for intricacy, these films and videos draw upon either a collaborative proc… 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryCanada, Switzerland,…
WL$G

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Basma Alsharif, Philipp Flei…
A sense of geographic, spatial and historical freefall attends this programme of works. Farther Than the Eye Can See, Basma Alsharif (13 minute… 
CastVarious
LanguageArabic, Polish, Span…   CountryUnited Arab Emirates…
WL$PG

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Nick Collins, Chris Kennedy,…
Beginning with the ruins of a Greek Byzantine church and ending with trance rituals in Burma, this programme sketches a trajectory of shifting p… 
CastVarious
LanguageEnglish, French   CountryUnited Kingdom, Cana…
WL$PG

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Corneliu Porumboiu
It’s the middle of a film shoot and Paul, the director, is having an affair with Alina, an actress playing a supporting role. With Alina’s last … 
CastDiana Avramut, Bogdan Dumitrache, Mihaela Si…
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania
CWC$14A

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Dana Rotberg
In a small New Zealand town in the early 20th century, three very different women— a Maori medicine woman, a wealthy, sharp-tongued white housew… 
CastWhirimako Black, Rachel House, Antonia Prebb…
LanguageMaori, English   CountryNew Zealand
CWC$PG

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Hayao Miyazaki
Hayao Miyazaki brings together aircraft engineer Jiro Horikoshi and author Tatsuo Hori, to create Jiro — a fictional character at the centre of … 
CastHideaki Anno, Miori Takimoto, Hidetoshi Nish…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
SP$PG

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Fernando Coimbra
A nerve-rattling tale of a kidnapped child and the distraught parents left behind, Brazilian filmmaker Fernando Coimbra’s suspenseful feature de… 
CastLeandra Leal and Milhem Cortaz, Fabíola Nasc…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
CWC$14A

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Avi Nesher
A mysterious prisoner— part con man, part prophet— is held in a dark and musty Jerusalem slum apartment. His neighbour is a cool cat graffiti ar… 
CastAdir Miller, Ori Hizkiah, Yehuda Levi, Yuval…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
CWS$14A

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Fred Schepisi
An art instructor and an English teacher form a rivalry that ends up with a competition at their school in which students decide whether words o… 
CastClive Owen, Juliette Binoche, Keegan Connor …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Shilpa Ranade
A captivating animated adaptation of a cherished children’s classic by Satyajit Ray, this timeless fable is the story of Goopi and Bagha, a pair… 
CastUnknown
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
KIDYouthG

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Oskar Santos
Zip & Zap, Spain’s most beloved mischief makers, land on the big screen at last in this action-packed escapade, which pits the comic book heroes… 
CastJavier Gutiérrez, Daniel Cerezo, Raúl Rivas,…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
KIDYouthG

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Ingrid Veninger
A story about a father, a son, and six characters dressed in furry suits. An unorthodox acting teacher (Aaron Poole) attempts to push a group of… 
CastAaron Poole, Joey Klein, Jacob Switzer, Jess…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$14A

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Seth Scriver, Shayne Ehman
Asphalt Watches is a true story. It is a feature-length animation based on a real-life hitchhiking trip taken by the two directors, Shayne Ehman… 
CastShayne Ehman, Seth Scriver, Erin Zimerman, M…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
VAN$14A

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Terry Miles
As a young woman (Lauren Lee Smith) prepares a memorial film retrospective for her late estranged father, his work begins to influence her life … 
CastJennifer Beals, Lauren Lee Smith, Ben Cotton…
LanguageFrench, English   CountryCanada
CWC$14A