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Bergur Bernburg, Fridrik Tho…
Oscar-nominated director Fridrik Thor Fridriksson directs this lovely documentary portrait of influential Icelandic landscape painter George Gud… 
CastUnknown
LanguageIcelandic, Danish   CountryIceland
DOC$G

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Grímur Hákonarson
In a remote Icelandic farming valley, two brothers who haven't spoken in 40 years have to come together in order to save what's dearest to them … 
CastSigurõur Sigurjónsson, Theodór Júlíusson, Ch…
LanguageIcelandic   CountryIceland
CWC$14A

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Rúnar Rúnarsson
In the new film from Icelandic director Rúnar Rúnarsson (Volcano), a teenage boy is forced to leave his happy life in Reykjavik and move back in… 
CastAtli Óskar Fjalarsson, Ingvar E. Sigurðsson,…
LanguageIcelandic   CountryIceland
CWC$14A

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Baltasar Kormákur
A murder investigation and an impending snowstorm places a small-town Icelandic police chief in a dangerously unstable situation with internatio… 
CastÓlafur Darri Ólafsson, Ilmur Kristjánsdottir…
LanguageIcelandic   CountryIceland
PRIME$14A

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Pan Nalin
On the eve of their friend’s wedding in Goa, a group of women discuss everything under the sun — from their careers, sex lives, and secrets to n… 
CastTannishtha Chatterjee, Sandhya Mridul, Sarah…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
SP$14A

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Shambhavi Kaul
This new installation by Indian-American artist-filmmaker Shambhavi Kaul is comprised of a large projected video loop composed of seven shots th… 
CastUnknown
LanguageUnknown   CountryIndia
WLFree18

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Meghna Gulzar
Irrfan Khan (Life of Pi, The Lunchbox) stars in this dramatization of the notorious “Noida Double Murder Case,” which set off a media frenzy aro… 
CastIrrfan Khan, Konkona Sensharma, Neeraj Kabi,…
LanguageHindi, English   CountryIndia
SP$14A

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Leena Yadav
Three ordinary women dare to break free from the century old patriarchal ways of their village in the desert heartland of rural India. In a rur… 
CastTannishtha Chatterjee, Radhika Apte, Surveen…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
SP$14A

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Zamo Mkhwanazi, Bahar Nooriz…
The characters in these arresting and evocative shorts face many challenges — some easier than others. THE CALL, Directed by Zamo Mkhwanazi, So… 
CastFana Mokoena, MoMo Matsunyane, Ronnie Nyakal…
LanguageZulu, English, Farsi…   CountryIndia
SC$14A

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Ben Rivers, Shai Heredia and…
Subjective experience is channeled through artistic collaborations in this programme, which offers YOLO-infused reflections on identity and cont… 
CastVarious
LanguageEnglish, Farsi, Poli…   CountryIndia
WL$PG

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Joko Anwar
A beauty-salon worker and pirate-DVD enthusiast accidentally comes into possession of incriminating evidence of high-level political corruption,… 
CastTara Basro, Chicco Jerikho
LanguageIndonesian   CountryIndonesia
CWC$14A

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Marie-Ève Juste, Grayson Moo…
Change is the only constant in this programme's compelling stories of changing circumstances, transformative realizations and many other moments… 
CastFlorence Blain Mbaye, Marie-Emmanuelle Boile…
LanguageFrench, English, Gre…   CountryIndonesia
SC$PG

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Jafar Panahi
Shooting almost entirely within a cab circling the streets of Tehran, the great director Jafar Panahi (Offside, This Is Not a Film) offers a mul… 
CastJafar Panahi
LanguageFarsi   CountryIran
MAST$PG

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Zamo Mkhwanazi, Bahar Nooriz…
The characters in these arresting and evocative shorts face many challenges — some easier than others. THE CALL, Directed by Zamo Mkhwanazi, So… 
CastFana Mokoena, MoMo Matsunyane, Ronnie Nyakal…
LanguageZulu, English, Farsi…   CountryIran
SC$14A

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Hiwot Admasu Getaneh, Kevin …
While some of the unforgettable outsiders in this programme of seven riveting shorts crave acceptance, others find the courage to defy society’s… 
CastSelam Fikadu, Berite Eshetu, Surafel Tsegaye…
LanguageAmharic, Anishinaabe…   CountryIraq
SC$14A

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Jerzy Skolimowski
Polish master Jerzy Skolimowski (Four Nights with Anna, Essential Killing) shuttles between the stories of several characters over the course of… 
CastRichard Dormer, Wojciech Mecwaldowski, Andrz…
LanguagePolish, English   CountryIreland
MAST$14A

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Anthony Wonke
An intimate documentary portrait of legendary British horse-racing jockey A.P. McCoy, who risks life and limb in his determination to place his … 
CastAnthony Peter McCoy
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
DOC$PG

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John Crowley
In the early 1950s, a young Irish woman (Saoirse Ronan) crosses the Atlantic to begin a new life in America, in this exquisitely crafted adaptat… 
CastSaoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, Emory Cohen…
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
SP$$14A

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Simon Fitzmaurice
Packed off to a foster home after her father is institutionalized, a rebellious young Irish girl resolves to bust her dad out of the hospital wh… 
CastEvanna Lynch, Michael Smiley, George Webster
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
DISC$PG

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Lenny Abrahamson
Escaping from the captivity in which they have been held for half a decade, a young woman and her five-year-old son struggle to adjust to the st… 
CastBrie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Joan Allen, Sea…
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
SP$$14A

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Halima Elkhatabi, Patrice La…
These startling and daring short films demonstrate the value of thinking way, way outside the box. NINA, Directed by Halima Elkhatabi, Canada |… 
CastElizabeth Tremblay Gagnon, Téo Vachon Sincen…
LanguageFrench, Spanish, Hun…   CountryIreland
SC$14A

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Yuval Delshad
Chronicling the burgeoning conflict between father and son in a hard-working Iranian-Israeli family, Yuval Delshad’s fiction-feature debut is bo… 
CastNavid Negahban, Viss Elliot Safavi, Asher Av…
LanguageHebrew, Farsi   CountryIsrael
CWC$PG

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Marcin Wrona
A bridegroom is possessed by an unquiet spirit in the midst of his own wedding celebration, in this clever take on the Jewish legend of the dybb… 
CastItay Tiran, Tomasz Schuchardt, Andrzej Grabo…
LanguagePolish/Yiddish   CountryIsrael
VAN$14A

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Shemi Zarhin
In the wake of their mother's death, three Jewish Israeli siblings discover that their biological father was a Muslim and set out on a journey a… 
CastRotem Zissman-Cohen, Roy Assaf, Assaf Ben-Sh…
LanguageFrench | Hebrew   CountryIsrael
CWS$14A

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Yaelle Kayam
An Orthodox Jewish woman, living at the edge of the cemetery on Jerusalem's Mount of Olives, becomes fascinated by a nocturnal community of pros… 
CastShani Klein, Avshalom Pollak, Haitham Ibrahe…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
DISC$14A

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Danae Elon
Returning to her hometown of Jerusalem with her young family after several years abroad, documentarian Danae Elon offers an intimate, ground’s-e… 
CastLuai Musa Hatib, Philip Touitou, Amos Touito…
LanguageEnglish, Hebrew, Ara…   CountryIsrael
DOC$PG

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Amos Gitaï
Lauded director Amos Gitaï (Kippur) delves into the prelude and aftermath of the 1995 assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in t… 
CastIschac Hiskiya, Pini Mitelman, Michael Warsh…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
MAST$14A

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Halima Elkhatabi, Patrice La…
These startling and daring short films demonstrate the value of thinking way, way outside the box. NINA, Directed by Halima Elkhatabi, Canada |… 
CastElizabeth Tremblay Gagnon, Téo Vachon Sincen…
LanguageFrench, Spanish, Hun…   CountryIsrael
SC$14A

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Olivia Boudreau, Elad Goldma…
Outside forces and long-building pressures create dramatic circumstances in these six short films that depict hard realities, fantastical vision… 
CastJasmine Lemée, Marilyn Castonguay, Yoav Rott…
LanguageFrench, Hebrew, Arab…   CountryIsrael
SC$14A

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Natalie Portman
Academy Award-winning actress Natalie Portman makes her debut as writer and director with this adaptation of the best-selling memoir by celebrat… 
CastNatalie Portman, Gilad Kahana, Amir Tessler
LanguageEnglish   CountryIsrael
SP$PG

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Ido Haar
Documentarian Ido Haar traces the internet-assisted, cross-continental collaboration between two very different musicians: Princess Shaw, a youn… 
CastPrincess Shaw, Kutiman
LanguageEnglish   CountryIsrael
DOC$PG

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Nitzan Gilady
Fixated on romantic fantasies, a kindly and strong-willed young woman with a mild mental disability embarks on a relationship — much to the conc… 
CastAsi Levi, Moran Rosenblatt, Roy Assaf, Arie …
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
DISC$PG

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Marco Bellocchio
Italian master Marco Bellocchio (Fists in the Pocket, Vincere) returns with this haunting, enigmatic tale that takes us from the 17th century to… 
CastRoberto Herlitzka, Pier Giorgio Bellocchio, …
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
MAST$14A

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Pietro Marcello
Part fable, part documentary, part film poem, the latest exquisite feature by Pietro Marcello (La bocca del lupo) pays homage to a humble shephe… 
CastTommaso Cestrone, Sergio Vitolo, Gesuino Pit…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
WL$PG

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Nanni Moretti
In the touching new film from Italian master Nanni Moretti, a harried filmmaker tries to juggle the production of her new film with visits to th… 
CastNanni Moretti, Margherita Buy, John Turturro…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$PG

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Roberto Minervini
In turns tender and disturbing, Italian filmmaker Roberto Minervini produces a powerful hybrid docu-fiction film, profiling drug addicts and pri… 
CastMark Kelley, Lisa Allen, James Lee Miller
LanguageEnglish   CountryItaly
WL$18A

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Luchino Visconti
Luchino Visconti's magisterial family saga — about an impoverished Sicilian clan who arrive in Milan in search of a better life — returns in thi… 
CastAlain Delon, Renato Salvatori, Annie Girardo…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
CTQFree14A

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Mark Slutsky, Sherren Lee, J…
The protagonists in this programme are forced to contend with transitions large and small, some reflecting on the lives they leave behind while … 
CastMia Kirshner, Aaron Abrams, Anna Hopkins, Jo…
LanguageEnglish   CountryItaly
SC$14A

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Piero Messina
Waiting for someone is an act of faith. Anna and Jeanne, isolated in a Sicilian country house in Caltagirone, are waiting for Giuseppe’s arrival… 
CastJuliette Binoche, Lou De Laâge, Giorgio Cola…
LanguageItalian, French   CountryItaly
DISC$PG