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Joost van Ginkel
This dexterous tale of survival from director Joost van Ginkel traces the intersecting stories of six immigrants from very different backgrounds… 
CastAnjela Nedyalkova, Boris Isakovic, Magnus Kr…
LanguageSerbian   CountryNetherlands/Sweden/B…
DISC$14A

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Igor Drljaca
Once a celebrated actor in pre-war Yugoslavia, a Sarajevo-born immigrant struggles to find work in his new life in Toronto, in the second feat… 
CastJasmin Geljo, Masa Lizdek, Filip Geljo, Ma-…
LanguageSerbian   CountryCanada
CWC$14A

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Marko Skop
A fallen movie star fights hard to stay sober and make amends with her estranged son, in this compassionate feature debut from Slovakian directo… 
CastEmília Vásáryová, Milan Ondrík, Anikó Vargov…
LanguageSlovak   CountrySlovakia
DISC$14A

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Ivan Ostrochovský
This subtle fusion of documentary and fiction follows a young Roma boxer as he embarks on a tragicomic return to the ring in order to pay for … 
CastPeter Baláz, Zvonko Lakcevic, Ján Franek, St…
LanguageSlovak   CountrySlovakia, Czech Repu…
CWC$14A

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Federico Veiroj
A young man finds himself navigating the baffling, labyrinthine bureaucracy of the Catholic Church when he attempts to formally renounce his fai… 
CastAlvaro Ogalla, Marta Larralde, Bárbara Lenni…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain/Uruguay
CWC$18A

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Arturo Ripstein
Mexican maestro Arturo Ripstein (Deep Crimson) directs this true-crime story about the bizarre 2009 murders of midget-wrestling brothers Alberto… 
CastPatricia Reyes Spíndola, Nora Velázquez, Syl…
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico
MAST$14A

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Pablo Trapero
The new film from Argentine auteur Pablo Trapero (Crane World, White Elephant) recounts the astonishing true story of a seemingly normal middle-… 
CastGuillermo Francella, Peter Lanzani
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina/Spain
PLAT$14A

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Pablo Larraín
Four men live in a secluded house in a seaside town. Sent to purge sins of the past, they live under a strict regime and the watchful eye of a c… 
CastRoberto Farías
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile
SP$14A

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Lucía Puenzo, Nicolás Puenzo
In this timely eco-thriller, a team of scientists set out to expose environmental crimes in the dangerous wetlands of northern Argentina. Direc… 
CastGermán Palacios, Guillermo Pfening, Emilia …
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
PRIME$14A

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Lorenzo Vigas
Newcomer Lorenzo Vigas’ first feature explores issues of social stratification through the story of a wealthy man who pays young men to endure a… 
CastAlfredo Castro, Luis Silva
LanguageSpanish   CountryVenezuela
DISC$14A

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Jonás Cuarón
Jonás Cuarón directs Gael García Bernal in this thriller about a group of would-be immigrants whose dream of entering the US becomes a nightmare… 
CastGael García Bernal, Jeffrey Dean Morgan
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico
SP$$14A

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Ciro Guerra
A tale of the first encounter, approach, betrayal and life-transcending friendship between an Amazonian shaman, last survivor of his people, and… 
CastJan Bijvoet, Brionne Davis, Nilbio Torres, A…
LanguageSpanish   CountryColombia/Venezuela/A…
CWC$14A

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Pablo Agü
One of Argentina’s most visionary and politically engaged cinematic voices, director Pablo Agüero takes the unbelievable story of the transport … 
CastGael García Bernal, Denis Lavant, Daniel Fan…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina/Spain
WL$14A

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Frederick Wiseman
Legendary documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman (At Berkeley, National Gallery) explores the culture, politics and daily life of the Queens, N… 
CastUnknown
LanguageSpanish   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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Ariel Rotter
In this poignant period drama set in 1960s Argentina, a young woman struggling to raise her twin daughters alone after the tragic death of her h… 
CastErica Luisa, Marcelo Subiotto, Susana Pampin
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina/Uruguay
CWC$14A

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Luis Ospina
Filmmaker Luis Ospina recounts the history of El Grupo de Cali, the prolific bohemian artistic collective that revolutionized Colombian film and… 
CastLuis Ospina, Andrés Caicedo, Carlos Mayolo, …
LanguageSpanish   CountryColombia
DOC$14A

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Julio Medem
This is the story of Magda. Confronted with tragedy, she reacts with a surge of life that flows inside of her, from the imaginable to the unimag… 
CastPenélope Cruz, Luis Tosar, Asier Etxeandia
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
SP$PG

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Salvador del Solar
An aged Peruvian taxi driver, formerly an aide to a feared military officer in the bloodiest days of government repression during the Shining Pa… 
CastDamián Alcázar, Magaly Solier, Federico Lupp…
LanguageSpanish   CountryPeru/Argentina/Colom…
CWC$14A

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Nicolás Pereda, Lois Patiño
Acclaimed Mexican-Canadian auteur Nicolás Pereda (Greatest Hits) returns to the Festival with this lovely, wraithlike fantasy Minotaur, that obs… 
CastGabino Rodríguez, Luisa Pardo, Francisco Bar…
LanguageSpanish   CountryCanada/Mexico/Spain/…
WL$14A

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Morgan Neville
Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom) profiles celebrated cellist Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Ensemble, whi… 
CastYo-Yo Ma, Cristina Pato, Wu Man, Kinan Azmeh…
LanguageSpanish   CountryUSA
DOC$G

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Álex de la Iglesia
The backstage preparations for a New Year’s Eve TV spectacular become a flashpoint for comic mayhem, in the audaciously inventive ensemble comed… 
CastRaphael, Mario Casas, Pepón Nieto, Blanca Su…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
VAN$14A

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German Kral
Argentina’s María Nieves and Juan Carlos Copes are the best-known couple in tango’s history and shaped the dance like no others. They danced pas… 
CastMaría Nieves Rego, Juan Carlos Copes, Pablo…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
DOC$PG

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Patricio Guzmán
The great Chilean filmmaker Patricio Guzmán (The Battle of Chile, Nostalgia for the Light) chronicles the history of the indigenous peoples of C… 
CastGabriela Paterito, Cristina Calderon, Martin…
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile/Spain
MAST$14A

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Francis Alÿs, Nelson Carlo d…
A haunting new video by Belgian-born, Mexico City-based contemporary artist Francis Alÿs precedes Dominican filmmaker Nelson de los Santos Arias… 
CastMegan Cueva, Maria A. Montalembert , Priscil…
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico/Dominican Rep…
WL$14A

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Alejandra Márquez Abella
Dali and her eight-year-old son Pepe take a vacation to Acapulco with Dali’s boyfriend, Chavez. Instead of bringing them closer, their beach hol… 
CastAnajose Aldrete, Tenoch Huerta, Esteban Avil…
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico
DISC$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…
LanguageSpanish   CountryFrance/United Kingdo…
SC$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…
LanguageSpanish   CountryCanada, Mexico, Irel…
SC$14A

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David Bryant, Trevor Mack, M…
From a rookie cop in the Australian Outback to a troubled family in Chile, this programme features a cast of characters who find themselves (com… 
CastElias Louie, Trinity Stump, Quelemia Sparrow…
LanguageSpanish   CountryCanada, Australia, F…
SC$14A

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Nora El Hourch, Howie Shia, …
A collection of moving and refreshingly candid shorts about identity. A FEW SECONDS, Directed by Nora El Hourch, France | 16 minutes BAM, Dire… 
CastMarie Tirmont, Charlotte Bartocci, Camille L…
LanguageSpanish   CountryFrance, Canada, Arge…
SC$18A

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Denis Villeneuve
An idealistic FBI agent (Emily Blunt) joins two shadowy government operatives (Josh Brolin and Benicio Del Toro) in a high-risk, cross-border st… 
CastEmily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, …
LanguageSpanish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Ben Rivers
Partially inspired by Paul Bowles’ short story A Distant Episode, the latest feature by British filmmaker Ben Rivers (Two Years at Sea, A Spell … 
CastUnknown
LanguageSpanish   CountryUnited Kingdom
WL$14A

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Julio Hernández Cordón
The daring new feature from Mexico’s Julio Hernandez follows two teenage lovers in Mexico City who become embroiled in the city’s illegal, narco… 
CastDiego Calva, Eduardo Eliseo Martínez, Shvast…
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico
CWC$14A

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Cesc Gay
A humourous and honest portrait of the courage it takes to accept that death is just another part of life. After being diagnosed with terminal … 
CastRicardo Darín, Javier Cámara
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain/Argentina
CWC$14A

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Philippe Garrel, Friedl vom …
Is now a time for outrage? This programme of political statements and personal inquiries breathes new life into the politics of the image. Actu… 
CastVarious
LanguageSpanish   CountryAustria, Usa, Brazil…
WL$14A

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Alexandra-Therese Keining
Three outcast teenage girls get a new perspective on high-school life when they are mysteriously transformed into boys, in this skillfully craft… 
CastTuva Jagell, Emrik Öhlander, Wilma Holmén, V…
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
CWC$14A

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Hanna Sköld
A young girl living under the heel of her tyrannical religious zealot father in the depths of the Swedish forests finds strength in the memory o… 
CastBlanca Engström, Lennart Jähkel
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
CWC$14A

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Magnus von Horn
When John returns home to his father after serving time in prison, he is looking forward to starting his life afresh. However in the local commu… 
CastUlrik Munther, Loa Ek, Mats Blomgren, Wiesla…
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
DISC$14A

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Anne Sewitsky
Bedevilled by shared demons, a young woman and her half-brother find comfort with each other, in this brooding, sharply detailed study of incest… 
CastIne Wilmann, Simon J. Berger, Silje Storstei…
LanguageSwedish   CountryNorway
CWC$R

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Sanna Lenken
Just as Stella enters the exciting world of adolescence, she discovers that her big sister and role model Katja is hiding an eating disorder. Th… 
CastRebecka Josephson, Amy Deasismont, Annika Ha…
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
KIDYouthPG

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Joost van Ginkel
This dexterous tale of survival from director Joost van Ginkel traces the intersecting stories of six immigrants from very different backgrounds… 
CastAnjela Nedyalkova, Boris Isakovic, Magnus Kr…
LanguageSwedish   CountryNetherlands/Sweden/B…
DISC$14A

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Kent Monkman, Chelsea McMull…
These otherworldly shorts take you to places you’ve never been as you descend to the watery Arctic depths, travel between dimensions, and go run… 
CastKent Monkman, Quinton Neufeldt, Gillian Edwa…
LanguageSwedish   CountryCanada, France, Swed…
SC$14A