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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
WL$14A

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Dyana Gaye
The debut feature from Franco-Senegalese filmmaker Dyana Gaye charts the interconnected destinies of three far-flung sojourners across three con… 
CastMaya Sansa, Mata Gabin, Ralph Amoussou, Marè…
LanguageFrench | Wolof   CountrySenegal
CWC$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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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
DISC$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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Justin Chadwick
A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elect… 
CastIdris Elba, Naomie Harris, Tony Kgoroge, Ria…
LanguageEnglish   CountrySouth Africa
GALA$$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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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…   CountrySouth Africa
CWC$PG

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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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Ui-seok Jo, Byung-seo Kim
A veteran leader of the Special Crime Department Surveillance Team, and a rookie female detective with gifted powers of reasoning, keep a close … 
CastSeol Kyung-gu, Jung Woo-sung, Han Hyo-joo, L…
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
GALA$$14A

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Sang-ho Yeon
The sophomore feature from provocative South Korean animator Yeon Sangho (The King of Pigs) is a blistering critique of organized religion, set … 
CastYang Ikjune, Oh Jungse, Kwon Haehyo, Park He…
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
VAN$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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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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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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Manuel Martín Cuenca
Carlos is the most prestigious tailor in Granada, but he’s also a murderer in the shadows. He feels no remorse, no guilt, until Nina appears in … 
CastAntonio de la Torre, Olimpia Melinte, María …
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
SP$14A

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Ventura Pons
Spanish director Ventura Pons returns to documentary filmmaking with this study of world-renowned museum expert Ignasi Millet. HIV-positive yet … 
CastIgnasi Millet
LanguageCatalan   CountrySpain
DOC$14A

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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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Juan Cavestany
Working with the tiniest of micro-budgets, first-time feature filmmaker Juan Cavestany stages a series of bizarre, Buñuelian scenarios that offe… 
CastRaquel Guerrero, Diego Martin, David Luque, …
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
VAN$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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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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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
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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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Lukas Moodysson
Three 12 and 13-year-old girls decide to form a punk band in 1982 Stockholm. Provocative Swedish auteur Lukas Moodysson (Show Me Love, Together… 
CastMira Barkhammar, Mira Grosin, Liv LeMoyne
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
SP$14A

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Thomas Imbach
A queen who lost three kingdoms. A wife who lost three husbands. A woman who lost her head. The brilliant young French actress Camille Rutherfo… 
CastCamille Rutherford, Mehdi Dehbi, Sean Bigger…
LanguageEnglish, French   CountrySwitzerland
SP$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   CountrySwitzerland
WL$G

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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   CountrySwitzerland
WL$PG

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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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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