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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… 
CastNadya, Madlen Ashley Arbaugh, Rachel Blais
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA | Russia | Japan…
RTR$14A

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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… 
CastClara Khoury, Nataly Attiya and Daniel Calta…
LanguageEnglish | Arabic | H…   CountryIsrael, United Kingd…
CWC$18A

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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 … 
CastFaizal Hussen, Zahril Adzim, Pekin Ibrahim, …
LanguageMalay   CountryMalaysia
DISC$14A

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Amr Salama
On Jan 25th 2011, Egyptians woke up not expecting that the commemoration of the burning of Cairo and ‘Police Day’ would turn into a revolution t… 
CastHosni Mubarak
LanguageArabic   CountryEgypt
MAV$14A

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Ghassan Salhab
As night falls over Beirut, Fadi, a 40-year-old man, packs his bags and sets out for the airport with a friend. Although he has said that he wil… 
CastFadi Abi Samra
LanguageArabic   CountryLebanon
VIS$18A

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Eduardo Sanchez
When newlywed Molly Reynolds returns to her long-abandoned family home, frightful reminders of a nightmarish childhood begin seeping into her ne… 
CastGretchen Lodge, Johnny Lewis, Alexandra Hold…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$14A

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Kyle Sanderson
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… 
CastGuillaume Cyr, Julie de Lafreniere, Mikhail …
LanguageEnglish, French   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Gus Van Sant
In 1991, Gus Van Sant’s My Own Private Idaho and its central performance by River Phoenix had an enormous cultural impact, not least on a buddin… 
CastRiver Phoenix
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
FUTFree18

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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… 
CastHenry Hopper, Mia Wasikowska, Ryo Kase, Schu…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAST$PG

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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… 
CastOlga Zubarry, Lautaro Murúa, Juan Carlos Paz…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CTC$18A

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Joaquim Sapinho
Questions of religious belief do not concern young Inês, who is more interested in surfing and boyfriends than in God. When her brother Rafael r… 
CastPedro Sousa, Joana Barata, Sofia Grillo, Ped…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryPortugal
VIS$14A

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

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Nancy Savoca
Union Square chronicles the reluctant reunion of two estranged sisters: one on the verge of marriage, the other on the brink of a nervous breakd… 
CastMira Sorvino, Tammy Blanchard, Patti Lupone,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$14A

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Tamira Sawatzky
Presented on six double-sided walls and comprised of a series of short films, Elle Flanders and Tamira Sawatzky’s powerful and beautifully nuanc… 
CastUnknown
LanguageArabic   CountryPalestine
FUTFree18

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Fred Schepisi
Elizabeth Hunter controls all in her life - society, her staff, her children; but the once great beauty will now determine her most defiant act … 
CastGeoffrey Rush, Dustin Clare and Charlotte Ra…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
SP$$18A

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Markus Schleinzer
A mousy insurance salesman keeps an under-aged boy locked in his basement, while doing his best to appear ordinary to the outside world. A dram… 
CastMichael Fuith, David Rauchenberger
LanguageGerman   CountryAustria
CWC$18A

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Benjamin Schuetze
Screening as part of SCC: Programme 2: Tabula Rasa - A surrealist tale of loss and longing finds forlorn Fernand succumbing to the rising flood… 
CastMartin Dubreuil, Sarah Gravel, Marie-Ginette…
LanguageEnglish, French   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Joel Schumacher
What happens when a man with everything – a beautiful wife, a teenage daughter and a wealthy estate – is confronted with the reality of losing i… 
CastNicolas Cage, Nicole Kidman, Cam Gigandet, L…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$18A

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Jonathan Schwartz
With serial rhythms, a sinewy exchange between opposites and increasing intensity, this programme builds to a propulsive, ever-sharpening sense … 
CastVarious
LanguageEnglish   CountryCosta Rica/Germany/R…
WL$PG

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John Scoles
Screening as part of SCC: Programme 3: The Yodeling Farmer - Stu Clayton of Manitou, Manitoba is the yodelling farmer, portrayed with humour an… 
CastStew Clayton, Darryl Nepinak, Errol Sitahal,…
LanguageEnglish, French   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Ken Scott
Just when David Wosniak (Patrick Huard) decides to finally take control of his life, this eternal 42-year-old teenager discovers that he's the b… 
CastPatrick Huard, Antoine Bertrand, Julie le Br…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
GALA$$14A

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Adam Shaheen
Screening as part of SCC: Programme 4: Mandeep - Mandeep lives with Tourette's syndrome and other behavioral disorders that make everyday tasks… 
CastÉliane Préfontaine, Hubert Lemire, Antoine D…
LanguageEnglish, French   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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John Shank
Somewhere on an isolated mountainous plain, Johann has taken over his father’s farm, devoting all his time and energy to his work. Surrounded by… 
CastVincent Rottiers, Anaïs Demoustier, Florence…
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium
CWC$14A

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Melanie Shatzky
The Patron Saints is a disquieting and hyper-realistic glimpse into life at a nursing home. Bound by the candid confessions of a recently disabl… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CF$14A

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Lynn Shelton
Still mourning the recent death of his brother, a bereft and confused man finds love and direction in a most unexpected place. 
CastEmily Blunt, Rosemarie DeWitt, Mark Duplass,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$$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 Nasheed, Aminath Shauna, Mohamed Asl…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$PG

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Raha Shirazi
Screening as part of SCC: Programme 6: ORA - An unprecedented, game-changing 3D visual art trip uses infrared technology to capture contemporar… 
CastLindsey Renée Derry, Sarah Fregeau, Alexandr…
LanguageEnglish, Gaelic, Ita…   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Bruce Sinofsky
Berlinger and Sinofsky's documentary of a gruesome triple murder in West Memphis, Arkansas and the subsequent trials of three suspects, takes a … 
CastJessie Miskelly, Damien Wayne Echols, Jason …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$14A

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Marek Skrobecki
The Flying Machine is a live action/animation family film about a stressed-out businesswoman, Georgie, who takes her two children to see the ani… 
CastHeather Graham, Lang Lang, Kizzy Mee, Jamie …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
KIDYouthG

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Mark Slutsky
Screening as part of SCC: Programme 2: Tabula Rasa - A surrealist tale of loss and longing finds forlorn Fernand succumbing to the rising flood… 
CastMartin Dubreuil, Sarah Gravel, Marie-Ginette…
LanguageEnglish, French   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Wojciech Smarzowski
Summertime 1945: the end of the war brings continued chaos and violence for Polish inhabitants of the former East Prussia. Rose is Polish and he… 
CastAgata Kulesza, Marcin Dorocinski , Kinga Pre…
LanguagePolish   CountryPoland
CWC$14A

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Dylan Akio Smith
Following a near-death experience, Karl comes to believe that Paul is his doppelgänger. When Karl finally reveals himself to Paul, a unique and … 
CastTygh Runyan, Brad Dryborough, Ben Cotton, Ma…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
VAN$PG

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Jim Field Smith
A comedy set in the Midwest U.S., where an adopted girl discovers her talent for butter carving and finds herself pitted against an ambitious lo… 
CastOlivia Wilde, Ashley Greene, Hugh Jackman, J…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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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… 
CastJohannes Zeiler, Anton Adasinskiy, Isolda Dy…
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
MAST$14A

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Todd Solondz
Romance blooms between two thirty-somethings in arrested development: an avid toy collector and a woman who is the dark horse of her family. … 
CastJustin Bartha, Christopher Walken, Donna Mur…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Sion Sono
The story is about a teenager who aspires to be ‘ordinary’ within a world of chaos. Following an incident that can never be erased from his life… 
CastShota Sometani, Fumi Nikaidou, Tetsu Watanab…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
CWC$14A

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Eriko Sonoda
The disparate works in this programme expand spatial possibility through a consideration of inner and outer spaces, of varying cartographies and… 
CastVarious
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada/United Kingdo…
WL$PG

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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,… 
CastLuis Luque, Beatriz Spelzini, Maria Abadi, N…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CTC$14A

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Christian Sparkes
Screening as part of SCC: Programme 4: Mandeep - Mandeep lives with Tourette's syndrome and other behavioral disorders that make everyday tasks… 
CastÉliane Préfontaine, Hubert Lemire, Antoine D…
LanguageEnglish, French   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Morgan Spurlock
Have you ever imagined a place where Vulcans and vampires get along? Where wizards and wookies can be themselves? Welcome to Comic-Con San Diego… 
CastStan Lee, Joss Whedon, Frank Miller, Matt Gr…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$PG

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Whit Stillman
Damsels in Distress is a comedy about a trio of beautiful girls as they set out to revolutionize life at a grungy American university – the dyna… 
CastGreta Gerwig, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Carrie Ma…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Martin Sulík
Adam, a 14-year-old Romani boy from the settlements, learns his father has been killed. No one knows what happened. There is no evidence and no … 
CastMiroslav Gulyas, Martina Kotlarova and Jan M…
LanguageSlovak | Romanian   CountryCzech Republic | Slo…
CWC$PG

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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, Sharnya Mohan, Pirabhakaran, Adva…
LanguageTamil   CountryIndia
CWC$PG

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Eve Sussman
Eve Sussman | Rufus Corporation’s much-celebrated work utilizes iconic images and ideas from art history as a starting point. Their whiteonwhit… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
FUTFree18

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Tilda Swinton
Passionate cinephile and controversial movie star Tilda Swinton is one of those rare performers who has forged a relationship with Hollywood on … 
CastTilda Swinton
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
MAV$14A

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Malgorzata Szumowska
Anne (Juliette Binoche), a well-off, Paris-based mother of two and investigative journalist for ELLE, is writing an article about student prosti… 
CastJuliette Binoche, Anaïs Demoustier and Joann…
LanguageFrench | Polish   CountryFrance | Poland
SP$R