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September 10-20, 2020

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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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Pan Nalin
A spectacular exploration of varied paths of devotion that converge at one of the world’s most extraordinary religious events — the Kumbh Mela —… 
CastKishan Tiwari, Hatha Yogi Baba, Baby Bajrang…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
DOC$PG

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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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Ritesh Batra
Middle class housewife Ila is trying once again to add some spice to her marriage, this time through her cooking. She desperately hopes this new… 
CastDenzil Smith, Bharati Achrekar, Nakul Vaid, …
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
GALA$$PG

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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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Maneesh Sharma
From the writer of Chak De! India and the director of Band Baaja Baaraat comes a modern desi love story. Shuddh Desi Romance follows a fresh a… 
CastRishi Kapoor, Sushant Singh Rajput, Parineet…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
GALA$$14A

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Richie Mehta
A chain-wallah from Delhi travels across India in search of his missing son, in the hopes that whoever took him, returns him unharmed. Director… 
CastRajesh Tailang, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Anura…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
CWC$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   CountryIndia
WL$PG

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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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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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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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Asghar Farhadi
Following a four year separation, Ahmad returns to Paris from Tehran, upon his French wife Marie's request, in order to finalize their divorce p… 
CastBerenice Bejo, Rahim Tahar, Ali Mosaffa, Pau…
LanguageFrench, Persian   CountryIran
SP$14A

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Michael Dowse
A story of a young man and woman who struggle to navigate their friendship, which has developed a deep romantic undercurrent. FUBAR and Goon di… 
CastDaniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan, Megan Park, Ada…
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
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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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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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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Wiebke von Carolsfeld
Taylor Schilling (Netflix’s Orange is the New Black) stars as a newly-single pregnant woman who confronts an uncertain future in the long-awaite… 
CastAidan Quinn, Taylor Schilling, Barry Keoghan…
LanguageEnglish, Irish   CountryIreland
CWC$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   CountryIreland
CWC$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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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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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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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, …   CountryItaly
WL$14A

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Paolo Sorrentino
The story of an aging writer who bitterly recollects his passionate, lost youth. A portrait of today's Rome. Rome, in the splendour of summer.… 
CastToni Servillo, Carlo Verdone, Sabrina Ferill…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$18A

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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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Gianni Amelio
This film is an affecting and timely story about a middle-aged, precariously employed jack-of-all-trades in Milan who doggedly tries to get by i… 
CastAntonio Albanese
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$14A

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Roberto Rossellini
Shot in the war-torn streets of Rome, using remnants of film stock and relying on erratic electricity, Rome, Open City, presented here in a newl… 
CastAldo Fabrizi, Anna Magnani, Marcello Paglier…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
CTQFree14A

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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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Daniele Luchetti
A narcissistic artist finds his self-satisfied world turned upside down in the wake of a disastrous exhibition and his previously devoted wife’s… 
CastKim Rossi Stuart, Micaela Ramazzotti, Martin…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$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…   CountryIvory Coast
CWC$PG