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Joseph Cedar
This story chronicles the outcome of a great rivalry between a father and son, both professors in the Talmud department of Hebrew University in … 
CastShlomo Bar Aba
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
CWC$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,… 
CastMaria Abadi
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CTC$14A

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Joshua Marston
The lives of a teenage boy and his younger sister are thrown into turmoil when a fatal dispute over land pulls their northern-Albanian family in… 
CastRefet Abazi
LanguageAlbanian   CountryAlbania
CWC$14A

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Sean Durkin
Haunted by painful memories and increasing paranoia, a damaged woman struggles to re-assimilate with her family after fleeing an abusive cult. … 
CastChristopher Abbott
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18A

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Nadine Labaki
A group of Lebanese women try to ease religious tensions between Christians and Muslims in their village. Set against the backdrop of a war-t… 
CastKevin Abboud
LanguageArabic, Russian   CountryLebanon/Egypt
SP$14A

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Ridha Béhi
The contentment of community turns upside down as an American film crew invades its serenity. Seduction, greed, and betrayal devastates them all… 
CastLotfi Al Abdelli
LanguageArabic, French, Engl…   CountryTunisia
CWC$14A

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Ruben Östlund
Play is an astute observation based on real cases of bullying. In central Gothenburg, Sweden, a group of boys, aged 12-14, robbed other children… 
CastAnas Abdirahman
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
VIS$14A

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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… 
CastGabriel Acevedo
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina, Canada
CTC$14A

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Gus Van Sant
Restless is a powerful and emotional story of discovery that centres on the relationship of two outsiders brought together by unforeseen circums… 
CastJane Adams
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAST$PG

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Alexander Sokurov
Freely inspired by Goethe’s story, Alexander Sokurov radically reinterprets the myth. Faust is a thinker, a rebel and a pioneer, but also an ano… 
CastAnton Adasinskiy
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
MAST$14A

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Matthew Rankin, Ian Lagarde,…
Screening as part of SCC: Programme 2: Tabula Rasa - A surrealist tale of loss and longing finds forlorn Fernand succumbing to the rising flood… 
CastAli Adatia
LanguageEnglish, French   CountryCanada
SCC$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… 
CastMartin Adjemian
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CTC$18A

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Yossi Madmoni
A drama about a family's effort to save their antique restoration business. Yaakov Fidelman (Sasson Gabai, The Band's Visit) hangs on with all … 
CastSarah Adler
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
CWC$14A

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Susindran
In a small Tamil village, a ceremonial wooden-horse statue goes missing. With a crucial holy symbol suddenly gone, the village falls into recrim… 
CastAdvaitha
LanguageTamil   CountryIndia
CWC$PG

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Wim Wenders
How to capture the essence of Pina Bausch, the queen of German dance theatre? How to film dance? How to do justice to Bausch's unique look at th… 
CastRegina Advento
LanguageGerman | French | En…   CountryGermany | France
MAST$G

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Dain Said
Three estranged brothers return home, each with their own path and their own fate. Adil, a kickboxer, is on the run from an illegal fight while … 
CastZahril Adzim
LanguageMalay   CountryMalaysia
DISC$14A

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Michael Winterbottom
Self-effacing British auteur Michael Winterbottom sets his unique spin on Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the D’Urbervilles against a contemporary Indian… 
CastRiz Ahmed
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$18A

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Zaida Bergroth
The Good Son is an unsettling, modern-domestic tragedy about the small gap between childhood and adulthood. After a scandalous premiere, an actr… 
CastEero Aho
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
DISC$18A

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Jeanne Leblanc, Hugh Dillon,…
Screening as part of SCC: Programme 1: One Night With You - A fat young man's lustful fantasies are crushed by his insecure and immature realit… 
CastMikhail Ahooja
LanguageEnglish, French   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Wim Wenders
How to capture the essence of Pina Bausch, the queen of German dance theatre? How to film dance? How to do justice to Bausch's unique look at th… 
CastMalou Airaudo
LanguageGerman | French | En…   CountryGermany | France
MAST$G

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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 … 
CastAdriana Aizemberg
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CTC$PG

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Pedro Almodóvar
A brilliant plastic surgeon, haunted by past tragedies, creates a type of synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a m… 
CastRoberto Álamo
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
SP$$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… 
CastDoni Alamsyah
LanguageIndonesian   CountryIndonesia
MM$14A

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Alejandro Landes
A man disabled by a stray police bullet lives in a world that stretches only from bed to wheelchair in a faraway city on the outskirts of the Co… 
CastPorfirio Ramirez Aldana
LanguageSpanish   CountryColombia | Argentina…
VIS$18A

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Jeanne Leblanc, Hugh Dillon,…
Screening as part of SCC: Programme 1: One Night With You - A fat young man's lustful fantasies are crushed by his insecure and immature realit… 
CastToya Alexis
LanguageEnglish, French   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Yonah Lewis, Calvin Thomas
Thirteen-year-old Jesse wants to be an artist, but believes that his mundane middle class Toronto life has left him unprepared. After reading a … 
CastNatasha Allan
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CF$14A

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João Canijo
A regular family living in the outskirts of Lisbon sees the serenity of their lives shaken beyond any remedy within a week. Set in inner city … 
CastCleia Almeida
LanguagePortuguese   CountryPortugal
CWC$18A

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Sheldon Larry
This indie-narrative musical is set in the drag-ball community memorialized in the documentary Paris Is Burning. With 11 original songs by Beyon… 
CastJames Alsop
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CF$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
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CTC$PG

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Helvecio Marins Jr., Clariss…
At 81, Bastu still loves a good party and dancing until dawn with her friends. When her husband dies, she is suddenly forced to rethink her life… 
CastMaria Sebastiana Martins Álvaro
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
VIS$PG

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Karim Ainouz
Follows a woman wandering around Rio de Janeiro after her husband leaves her. A phone message from her husband propels Violeta into the streets… 
CastCamila Amado
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
CWC$18A

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Vincent Paronnaud, Marjane S…
Nasser-Ali, a talented musician, meets his beloved, Irane, in the streets. But she doesn't recognize him. Following this encounter we find that … 
CastMathieu Amalric
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Germany/Belgi…
SP$14A

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Ridha Béhi
The contentment of community turns upside down as an American film crew invades its serenity. Seduction, greed, and betrayal devastates them all… 
CastSouhir Ben Amara
LanguageArabic, French, Engl…   CountryTunisia
CWC$14A

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Wim Wenders
How to capture the essence of Pina Bausch, the queen of German dance theatre? How to film dance? How to do justice to Bausch's unique look at th… 
CastRuth Amarante
LanguageGerman | French | En…   CountryGermany | France
MAST$G

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Bryan Wizemann
Angela, a single mother, struggles to make ends meet for her daughter. Beneath the Las Vegas neon glow, her life hits a breaking point, presenti… 
CastLauren Ambrose
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$14A

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Cameron Crowe
A documentary on the band Pearl Jam that marks their 20th anniversary in the year 2011. Pearl Jam Twenty chronicles the years leading up to t… 
CastJeff Ament
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Ivan Grbovic
Romeo Eleven is the intimate portrait of a shy young man looking for love in all the wrong places. A path of lies slowly catches up to him befor… 
CastAli Ammar
LanguageFrench, Lebanese   CountryCanada
CF$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… 
CastMatias Ampolo
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina, Canada
CTC$14A

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Pedro Almodóvar
A brilliant plastic surgeon, haunted by past tragedies, creates a type of synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a m… 
CastElena Anaya
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
SP$$18A

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James Benning
In James Benning’s Twenty Cigarettes(USA), a pack of twenty cigarettes is consumed by twenty different smokers – friends and acquaintances from … 
CastThom Andersen
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
WL$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
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
MM$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… 
CastJean-Pierre Andréani
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance | Luxembourg …
VAN$14A

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Chantal Akerman
Somewhere in South-East Asia, in a little lost village on a wide and turbulent river, a European man clings to his pipe dreams out of love for h… 
CastZac Andrianasolo
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Belgium
MAST$14A

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Susindran
In a small Tamil village, a ceremonial wooden-horse statue goes missing. With a crucial holy symbol suddenly gone, the village falls into recrim… 
CastAppukutty
LanguageTamil   CountryIndia
CWC$PG

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Lav Diaz
A grand meditation on the roles of the artist, Filipino director Lav Diaz's Century of Birthing tells two seemingly unrelated tales: one focusin… 
CastAngel Aquino
LanguageFilipino, Tagalog, E…   CountryPhilippines
VIS$PG

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Cristián Jiménez
A young writer recounts an earlier romance in hopes of attracting his new love interest. Jiménez’ debut celebrates love, literature and botany … 
CastGabriela Arancibia
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile | Argentina
CWC$18A

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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… 
CastAlejandro Aravena
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
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… 
CastMadlen Ashley Arbaugh
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA | Russia | Japan…
RTR$14A

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Nacho Vigalondo
Julio and Julia don't know each other, but they wake up in the same bed horribly hungover and with no memory of the night before. He falls in lo… 
CastCarlos Areces
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
CWC$18A

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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
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CTC$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,… 
CastNorma Argentina
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CTC$14A

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Stefano Chiantini
This story takes shape under the roof of a parsonage on the Tremiti islands. An eastern European bricklayer looking for work is befriended by a … 
CastAsia Argento
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
CWC$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,… 
CastGisela Aringoli
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CTC$14A

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Roland Emmerich
Who really wrote Shakespeare's plays? In this vivid drama from Roland Emmerich, mystery swirls around the authorship of classic plays, as the ba… 
CastSebastian Armesto
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$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… 
CastNorbert Arns
LanguageGerman, English   CountryGermany
RTR$PG

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Bruce Beresford
An uptight NYC lawyer takes her two teenagers to her hippie mother's farmhouse upstate for a family vacation. What was meant to be a weekend get… 
CastRosanna Arquette
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Karim Ainouz
Follows a woman wandering around Rio de Janeiro after her husband leaves her. A phone message from her husband propels Violeta into the streets… 
CastLuisa Arraes
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
CWC$18A

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Robert Guédiguian
Despite losing his job, Michel lives happily with Marie-Claire. They have been in love for over thirty years. Their conscience is as clear as th… 
CastAriane Ascaride
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MAST$14A

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Joseph Cedar
This story chronicles the outcome of a great rivalry between a father and son, both professors in the Talmud department of Hebrew University in … 
CastLior Ashkenazi
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
CWC$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… 
CastShawn Ashmore
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
MM$18A

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Jon Shenk
In this whirlwind political documentary, Mohamed Nasheed wins the presidency after a 20-year battle for democracy in the Maldives, only to face … 
CastMohamed Aslam
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$PG

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Jonathan Sagall
Two women reunite in London, where they go over the details of a life-changing event which occurred when they were teenagers in Jerusalem. Lara… 
CastNataly Attiya
LanguageEnglish | Arabic | H…   CountryIsrael, United Kingd…
CWC$18A

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Mathieu Roy, Harold Crooks
Ronald Wright’s bestseller A Short History Of Progress inspired this cinematic requiem to progress-as-usual. Throughout human history, what seem… 
CastMargaret Atwood
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
RTR$PG

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Cory Bowles, Yoakim Bélang…
Screening as part of SCC: Programme 5: If I Can Fly - A stunning dance piece featuring a naked, solitary man through a visceral introspection i… 
CastManuel Aubé-Perron
LanguageEnglish, French   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
Juan and Mia, two children who live in different countries, are visited every night by a faceless intruder – a terrifying being that wants to ge… 
CastPilar López de Ayala
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$14A

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Ismaël Ferroukhi
Set in German-occupied Paris in 1942, Younes, an Algerian black marketer, is arrested by the police and agrees to spy on a Parisian mosque suspe… 
CastLubna Azabal
LanguageFrench, Arabic   CountryFrance, Algeria
CWC$14A