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Brillante Mendoza
Filipino firebrand Brillante Mendoza (Slingshot, Kinatay) incisively explores the street-level corruption of the Duterte-era Philippines with th… 
CastJaclyn Jose, Julio Diaz, Andi Eigenmann, Fel…
LanguageFilipino   CountryPhilippines
MAST$14A

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Mirrah Foulkes, Maxwell McCa…
Trespass - A woman walking her dog alone in the forest finds company she didn’t expect and an enigma she can’t comprehend. Trespass is a thrille… 
CastMaya Stange, Sara West, Maxwell McCabe-Lokos…
LanguageFilipino   CountryAustralia, Canada, S…
SC$18

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Juho Kuosmanen
Winner of a top prize at this year’s Cannes festival, this irresistible and touching debut feature is a funny and forlorn comedy-drama inspired … 
CastJarkko Lahti, Oona Airola, Eero Milonoff
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
DISC$PG

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Selma Vilhunen
Twelve-year-old Varpu is quickly blossoming into a young woman, despite her single mother’s overprotective nature. When her curiosity gets the b… 
CastLinnea Skog, Paula Vesala, Lauri Maijala, Sa…
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
DISC$PG

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Emmanuelle Bercot
Director, screenwriter and actor Emmanuelle Bercot (Mon roi) adapts Irène Frachon’s bestselling memoir for this story of a dedicated doctor whos… 
CastSidse Babett Knudsen, Benoît Magimel, Emmanu…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Joachim Lafosse
Bérénice Bejo (The Artist) and Cédric Kahn star in the new film from Joachim Lafosse (The White Knights), about a separating couple whose battle… 
CastBérénice Bejo, Cédric Kahn
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance / Belgium
CWC$18

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Guetty Felin
A grieving young boy discovers he has a superpower, an old fisherman thinks the cure for his ailing wife can be found in the sea, and a muse str… 
CastJoakim Cohen, Anisia Uzeyman, Jaures Andris,…
LanguageFrench   CountryHaiti
CWC$PG

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Gillo Pontecorvo
Gillo Pontecorvo's gritty, stirring, and unabashedly anti-colonialist account of the urban war between battle-hardened French paratroopers and A… 
CastSaadi Yacef, Brahim Haggiag, Jean Martin
LanguageFrench   CountryAlgeria, Italy
CTQFreePG

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Wim Wenders
Wim Wenders adapts long-time collaborator Peter Handke’s play for this engrossing two-handed (and 3D) conversation piece, in which a dialogue be… 
CastReda Kateb, Sophie Semin, Jens Harzer, Nick …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance / Germany
MAST$14A

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Peter Monsaert
This film zooms in on the lives of three generations of women. Monique and her daughter Sylvie run a brothel on the border of West Flanders and … 
CastSara Vertongen, Wim Willaert, Esra Vandenbus…
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium
DISC$14A

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Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Kiyoshi Kurosawa makes his first film outside Japan with this French-language ghost romance fantasy, about an aging photographer whose obsession… 
CastTahar Rahim, Constance Rousseau, Olivier Gou…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Japan
PLAT$14A

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Danis Tanovic
An aging hotel becomes an ideological powder keg during centennial commemorations for the outbreak of the First World War, in this dazzling, Alt… 
CastJacques Weber, Snezana Vidovic, Izudin Bajro…
LanguageFrench   CountryBosnia and Herzegovi…
CWC$18

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Albert Serra
French cinema legend Jean-Pierre Léaud takes the title role as the expiring French monarch in the stylistically rigorous and strangely transcend… 
CastJosé Wallenstein, Filipe Duarte, Jean-Pierre…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
WL$18

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Houda Benyamina
Girlhood meets Scarface in this debut feature about two young women who become embroiled in the criminal world of the Parisian suburbs. 
CastOulaya Amamra, Jisca Kalvanda, Kévin Mischel…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Qatar
DISC$14A

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Paul Verhoeven
Michèle seems indestructible. As the head of a leading video game company, she brings the same ruthless attitude to her love life as to business… 
CastIsabelle Huppert, Laurent Lafitte, Anne Cons…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$$18

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Raja Amari
Samia immigrates to France illegally. Obsessed by the idea her radical islamist brother might be stalking her, she first finds refuge with Imed,… 
CastHiam Abbass, Sarra Hannachi, Salim Kechiouch…
LanguageFrench   CountryTunisia/France
SP$14A

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François Ozon
Set in a small German town in the aftermath of World War I, this elegiac tale of love and remembrance follows a young woman mourning the death o… 
CastPaula Beer, Pierre Niney, Marie Gruber, Erns…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Germany
SP$PG

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Katell Quillévéré
It all starts at daybreak, three young surfers on the raging seas. A few hours later, on the way home, an accident occurs. Now entirely dependen… 
CastTahar Rahim, Emmanuelle Seigner, Anne Dorval…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
PLAT$14A

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Marie-Castille Mention-Schaa…
Director Marie-Castille Mention-Schaar parallels the stories of two teenage girls — one a would-be jihadist, the other a model student who strik… 
CastNoémie Merlant, Naomi Amarger, Clotilde Cour…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$14A

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Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
One of the most important contemporary African filmmakers, Mahamat-Saleh Haroun (A Screaming Man) makes his debut non-fiction feature with this … 
CastClément Abaïfouta
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance / Chad
MAST$14A

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Fien Troch
Home portrays the struggle between two generations: teenagers who explore a thin line between trust, friendship, and loyalty, and adults who see… 
CastSebastian Van Dun, Mistral Guidotti, Loïc Ba…
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium
PLAT$14A

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Olivier Assayas
Hong Kong megastar Maggie Cheung is divine in the lead of Olivier Assayas’ brilliant behind-the-screen satire, about a beleaguered Parisian film… 
CastMaggie Cheung, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Nathalie R…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CTQFree14A

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Xavier Dolan
After 12 years of absence, a writer goes back to his hometown, planning on announcing his upcoming death to his family. As resentment soon rewri… 
CastVincent Cassel, Marion Cotillard, Gaspard Ul…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada/France
SP$14A

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Thierry Frémaux
Lumière! Reintroduces some of cinema's foundational moments through gorgeous restored prints of the work of the Lumière Brothers. 
CastUnknown
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CTQFreeG

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Lutz Gregor
Director Lutz Gregor follows rising world music star Fatoumata Diawara as she prepares for her first-ever concert performance in her home countr… 
CastFatoumata Diawara, Ahmed Ag Kaedi, Bassekou …
LanguageFrench   CountryMali / Germany
DOC$18

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Marie Noëlle
Polish actress Karolina Gruszka stars in this sweeping biography of the legendary, Nobel Prize-winning physicist and chemist, who courted contro… 
CastKarolina Gruszka, Arieh Worthalter, Charles …
LanguageFrench   CountryGermany / France / P…
CWC$14A

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Emilie Deleuze
Some would say Aurore lives a boring life. But when you are a 13-year-old girl and have an uncompromising way of looking at boys, school, family… 
CastLéna Magnien, Patricia Mazuy, Philippe Duque…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
KIDYouthPG

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Claude Barras
Based on the book Autobiography of a Courgette by French author Gilles Paris, My Life as a Courgette tells the story of nine-year-old Courgette … 
CastGaspard Schlatter, Sixtine Mura
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
KIDYouthPG

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Anne Émond
A film inspired by the life and work of Nelly Arcan. Nelly is a portrait of a fragmented woman, lost between irreconcilable identities: writer, … 
CastMylène MacKay, Mylia Corbeil-Gavreau, Mickaë…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
VAN$18A

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Benoit Jacquot
Benoît Jacquot (The School of Flesh, L’Intouchable) adapts a novella by Don DeLillo for this tale of amour fou between a self-centred filmmaker … 
CastMathieu Amalric, Julia Roy, Jeanne Balibar, …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance / Portugal
MAST$14A

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Stephan Streker
Eighteen-year-old Zahira has grown up in a Pakistani family in Belgium. She now finds herself pregnant, but wants to keep the baby she’s carryin… 
CastLina El Arabi, Sébastien Houbani, Babak Kari…
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium/France/Luxem…
DISC$14A

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Bertrand Bonello
Bertrand Bonello directs this provocative account of a group of young, multiracial radicals whose terrorist attacks on Paris lead to a massive m… 
CastFinnegan Oldfield, Vincent Rottiers, Hamza M…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
PLAT$14A

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Agnès Varda
Agnès Varda’s 1977 masterwork is simultaneously a musical, a protest film, a portrait of a generation and, most importantly, a tender and insigh… 
CastValérie Mairesse, Thérèse Liotard, Robert Da…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CTQFree14A

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Arnaud des Pallières
Four moments in the lives of four female characters. Sandra’s youth as she moves to Paris and has a brush with disaster. Karine’s teenage years,… 
CastAdèle Haenel, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Gemma Art…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Rebecca Zlotowski
Kate and Laura Barlow, two young American spiritualists in 1930s Paris, finish their world tour. Fascinated by their gift, a powerful French fil… 
CastNatalie Portman, Lily-Rose Depp, Emmanuel Sa…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance | Belgium
GALA$$14A

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Julia Ducournau
When a young vegetarian undergoes a carnivorous hazing ritual at vet school, an unbidden taste for meat begins to grow in her. 
CastGarance Marillier, Ella Rumpf, Rabah Nait Ou…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Belgium
MM$18A

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Mamadou Dia, Sanja Zivkovic,…
Samedi Cinema - In northern Senegal, a couple of resourceful young cinephiles hatch a plan to raise the cash for a couple of movie tickets befor… 
CastFallou Keita, Assane Lo, Saikou Lo, Cheikh A…
LanguageFrench   CountrySenegal / USA, Canad…
SC$18

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Pooja Gurung and Bibhusan Ba…
Dadyaa - In their remote village, haunted by memories, Atimaley and Devi find themselves faced with a dilemma when a dear friend leaves without … 
CastParimal Damai, Chham Kala Damai, Mara Joly, …
LanguageFrench   CountryNepal, Canada, Greec…
SC$18

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Leo Matsuda, Haya Waseem, Ra…
Inner Workings - Inner Workings goes inside a man’s psyche to show us the battle between his practical side and his carefree impulses. With grea… 
CastYatharth Bhatt, Saad Siddiqui, Alderic Kenné…
LanguageFrench   CountryUSA, Canada, Armenia…
SC$18

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François Jaros, Francisca Al…
Oh What a Wonderful Feeling - In this eye-popping film by Montreal’s François Jaros, a truck stop becomes a sinister realm of mystery. Though th… 
CastKarelle Tremblay, Frédérike Bédard, Catherin…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada, Chile, Germa…
SC$18

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Gabriel Abrantes, Timothy Ba…
A Brief History of Princess X - Commissioned to create a bust of Napoleon’s great-grand-niece Marie Bonaparte, the sculptor Brâncusi instead del… 
CastJoana Barrios, Francisco Cipriano, Pritt Tim…
LanguageFrench   CountryUnited Kingdom, Cana…
SC$18

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Bavo Defurne
Liliane was once “Laura”, a rising star in the singing world, who had her moment of glory when she finished second behind Abba in the 1974 Europ… 
CastIsabelle Huppert, Kévin Azaïs, and Johan Ley…
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium/Luxembourg/F…
SP$PG

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Mia Hansen-Løve
A delicate and affecting tale about a middle-aged professor whose carefully structured life is thrown into disarray when her husband leaves her … 
CastIsabelle Huppert, André Marcon, Roman Kolink…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance | Germany
SP$14A

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Mathieu Denis and Simon Lavo…
Klas Batalo, Giutizia, Tumulto, and Ordine Nuovo, four twenty-somethings from Québec, reject the world in which they live. Three years after the… 
CastCharlotte Aubin, Laurent Bélanger, Emmanuell…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
PLAT$18A

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Luc Dardenne, Jean-Pierre D…
After refusing to answer a late-night knock on her clinic door, a doctor seeks to uncover the truth behind the mysterious death of her unidentif… 
CastAdèle Haenel, Olivier Bonnaud, Jérémie Renie…
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium / France
MAST$18

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Daouda Coulibaly
In Mali’s bustling capital, a young impoverished man tries to improve his life by working in the drug trafficking business and quickly moves up … 
CastIbrahim Koma, Inna Modja, Ismaël N’Diaye, Je…
LanguageFrench   CountrySenegal, France
DISC$14A

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Juan Andrés Arango Garcia
Three separate but powerful stories of three teenagers who must come to terms with their new reality when they are forced to migrate to differen… 
CastJembie Almazan, Jonathan Diaz Angulo, Bernar…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada/Colombia/Mexi…
CWC$14A

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Rahmatou Keïta
Recently returned to her home in rural Niger after completing her degree abroad, a young woman suffering from the pain of a lost love finds rene… 
CastMagaajyia Silberfeld, Aïchatou Moussa, Aïcha…
LanguageFulaani   CountryNiger / Burkina Faso…
CWC$PG

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Mamadou Dia, Sanja Zivkovic,…
Samedi Cinema - In northern Senegal, a couple of resourceful young cinephiles hatch a plan to raise the cash for a couple of movie tickets befor… 
CastFallou Keita, Assane Lo, Saikou Lo, Cheikh A…
LanguageFulah   CountrySenegal / USA, Canad…
SC$18