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Patxi Amezcua
From director Patxi Amezcua comes a fresh action film that delves into the world of thieves, go-getters, swindlers, thugs, mafia members and cor… 
CastIgnasi Abadal, Héctor Colomé, Aida Folch, Fr…
LanguageSpanish | Catalan   CountrySpain
CWC$18

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Bui Thac Chuyen
This is a sensual drama about a newlywed couple, exploring sexual awakening, forbidden lesbian desire and marital infidelity within modern Vietn… 
CastDo Thi Hai Yen, Pham Linh Dan, Jonny Tri Ngu…
LanguageVietnamese   CountryVietnam
CWC$18

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Scandar Copti and Yaron Shan…
An original, powerful film in which an accidental murder and a murky drug deal spur uncontrolled violence in a Palestinian community in Jaffa. 
CastShahir Kabaha, Ibrahim Frege, Fouad Habash, …
LanguageArabic, Hebrew   CountryIsrael/Germany
CWC$18

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Ho Yuhang
Two young people of different classes are bound together by restless ennui. But when the girl is revealed to be underage, lies and blackmail spi… 
CastChui Tien You, Wai Ying Hong, Ng Meng Hui
LanguageCantonese, Mandarin…   CountryMalaysia/Hong Kong, …
CWC$18

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Carlos Carrera
A policewoman investigates the gruesome murders of female assembly-line workers in Ciudad Juárez. This suspense thriller is the first fictionali… 
CastAna de la Reguera, Asur Zágada, Marco Pérez,…
LanguageSpanish, English, Tz…   CountryMexico
CWC$18

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Robert Connolly
This is the true story of a war correspondent who goes in search of missing colleagues amid the chaos of Indonesia’s invasion of East Timor in 1… 
CastAnthony LaPaglia, Oscar Isaac, Damon Gameau,…
LanguageEnglish, Tetum   CountryAustralia
CWC$18

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Golam Rabbany Biplob
In this political fable from Bangladesh’s leading filmmaker, a simple village musician gets swept up in the market economy of big city Dhaka. 
CastJayanto Chattopadhyay, Firoj Khan Dollar, F…
LanguageBengali   CountryBangladesh
CWC$18

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Ana Kokkinos
During the course of one day and night, seven children wander the streets in an urban odyssey. Blessed is a film about mothers and children, abo… 
CastMiranda Otto, Frances O'Connor, Deborra-Lee …
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
CWC$18

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Rachel Perkins
The renowned Australian stage musical about young love and Aboriginal identity makes its exuberant and fun-filled way to the big screen. 
CastGeoffrey Rush, Rocky McKenzie, Jessica Maubo…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
CWC$18

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Lee Hey-jun
This is a smart and original love story by one of Korea’s most promising young filmmakers, Lee Hey-jun. A potential suicide victim becomes a mod… 
CastJung Jae-young, Jung Rye-won
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
CWC$18

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Daniel Monzon
A newly hired prison officer finds himself in the midst of a prison riot after an unforeseen turn of events. With the inmates around him unaware… 
CastLuis Tosar, Alberto Ammann, Antonio Resines…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain/France
CWC$18

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Carl Bessai
Cole (Richard de Klerk) wants to write his way out of small-town Lytton, B.C. and his job at the family gas station. A new romance with Serafina… 
CastRichard de Klerk, Kandyse McClure, Sonja Ben…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$PG

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Ole Bornedal
A Danish variation on Straw Dogs, Deliver Us from Evil is an almost unbearably intense thriller about a young couple who moves to the countrysid… 
CastLasse Rimmer, Lene Nystrom, Jens Andersen, P…
LanguageDanish   CountryDenmark/Sweden/Norwa…
CWC$18

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Yorgos Lanthimos
Shut off from the outside world by their over-protective parents, three siblings are raised in a manner that their mother and father deem approp… 
CastChristos Stergioglou, Michele Valley, Aggeli…
LanguageGreek   CountryGreece
CWC$18

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Giuseppe Capotondi
When an attractive young Slovenian girl moves to Italy and meets an eligible young man, both of their lives are set to change. They become the v… 
CastKsenia Rappoport, Filippo Timi, Antonia Trup…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
CWC$14A

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Alan Jacobs
Based on a New York Times article, this film depicts a single, fateful day in the life of a 15-year-old Latina gang leader. Leaving the gang, sh… 
CastDanny Glover, Laz Alonso, Elizabeth Peña, Sn…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$14A

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Haim Tabakman
A gay love story set in the heart of an ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in Jerusalem, where the belief that love conquers all results in societa… 
CastZohar Strauss, Ran Danker,Tzahi Grad, Ravit …
LanguageHebrew, Yiddish   CountryIsrael, Germany, Fra…
CWC$18

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Giuseppe Piccioni
A young novelist is intrigued by his daughter’s swimming instructor. When he asks her out, he learns that she doesn’t date at night and discover… 
CastValerio Mastandrea, Valeria Golino, Sonia Be…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
CWC$18

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Blaine Thurier
A reformed criminal escapes his wife’s dinner party for a quick beer with his cousin and former partner in crime. Over the course of one wild ni… 
CastTygh Runyan, Paul Anthony, Marnie Robinson, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$14A

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Shalizeh Arefpour
World Premiere A young Iranian girl falls in love with an immigrant student from Afghanistan, causing her family to react with anger. 
CastBaran Kosari, Mehrdad Sedighian, Khosro Shak…
LanguagePersian   CountryIran
CWC$18

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Boris Khlebnikov
Following the whimsical, warm-hearted relationship between two men, Help Gone Mad is a modern-day depiction of the theme of Don Quixote and Sanc… 
CastEugene Syty, Sergey Dreiden, Anna Mikhalkova…
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
CWC$18

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Gary Yates
Two drug-addled brothers go for one last major score in writer-director Gary Yates’s energetic and funny crime comedy. 
CastTimothy Olyphant, Stephen Eric McIntyre, Ros…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$14A

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Mika Kaurismäki
Family therapist Juhani and business trainer Taula decide to divorce in a civilized manner. Despite these good intentions, things turn ugly and … 
CastHannu-Pekka Björkman, Elina Knihtilä, Antti …
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
CWC$18

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Alejandro Fernandez Almendra…
A warm family saga which follows 24 hours in the life of a poverty-stricken provincial family in central Chile. 
CastClemira Aguayo, Alejandra Yanez, Cornelio Vi…
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile
CWC$18

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György Pálfi
This is a fresh and entertaining improvised film made up of a series of vignettes portraying the many faces of love relationships. Young couples… 
CastIstván Szülek, Gyöngyvér Országh, Kim Corbis…
LanguageHungarian   CountryHungary
CWC$18

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Mike Sandejas
An affecting, sensitive and convincingly drawn teen romance between a rebellious rock girl and a deaf boy who loves to dance. 
CastZoe Sandejas, Romalito Mallari, Robert Sena,…
LanguageTagalog   CountryPhilippines
CWC$18

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Henrique Goldman
The tragic true story of Jean Charles de Menezes, the innocent Brazilian shot dead by British police in 2005 at the height of the London terrori… 
CastSelton Mello, Vanessa Giacomo, Luis Miranda,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom/Brazi…
CWC$18

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Alex van Warmerdam
Emma is a lady living in high style, surrounded by family members who double as maids and servants. Everyone hopes Emma’s bad health will soon d… 
CastMarlies Heuer, Gene Bervoets, Annet Malherb…
LanguageDutch   CountryNetherlands
CWC$18

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Hong Sang-soo
Delightfully comic exploration of the emotional and social geography of an art-house film director, directed by Korean auteur Hong Sangsoo. 
CastKim Tae-woo, Ko Hyun-jung, Uhm Ji-won
LanguageKorean   CountryKorea
CWC$PG

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Jessica Hausner
In order to escape her isolation, wheelchair-bound Christine makes a life-changing journey to Lourdes, the iconic site of pilgrimage in the Pyre… 
CastLéa Seydoux, Sylvie Testud, Bruno Todeschini…
LanguageGerman   CountryAustria/Germany
CWC$18

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Asli Özge
The stories of three men working at the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul are told by the original characters, in this mosaic depicting real persons … 
CastCemile Ilker, Umut Ilker, Fikret Portakal, M…
LanguageTurkish, English, Ge…   CountryGermany/Turkey/Nethe…
CWC$18

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Sarah Watt
One Family. One Year. No Sex. Instead: sports, spending, saving, singing, sickness, storage solutions, spiritual stuff and Santa. 
CastSacha Horler, Matt Day, Jonathan Segat, Port…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
CWC$18

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Matthew Bissonnette
In writer-director Matthew Bissonette’s intimate and amusing road movie Passenger Side, two talkative brothers tour Los Angeles while trying to … 
CastAdam Scott, Joel Bissonnette, Robin Tunney, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$14A

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Mia Hansen-Løve
When a hard-working, independent film producer finds that personal and professional pressures are too much, something has to give – and it does.… 
CastLouis-Do de Lencquesaing, Chiara Caselli, Al…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Germany
CWC$18

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Corneliu Porumboiu
A witty portrait of life in the small town of Vaslui, the sophisticated Police, Adjective builds on the promise of Porumboiu's debut 12:08, East… 
CastDragos Bucur, Vlad Ivanov, Irina Saulescu
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania
CWC$PG

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Yonfan
A gorgeously shot, thought-provoking look at Taiwan’s White Terror, the anti-communist campaign that swept the island throughout the 1950s. This… 
CastFan Chih-Wei, Terri Kwan, Joseph Chang, Zhu …
LanguageMandarin   CountryTaiwan, Hong Kong
CWC$14A

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Sebastián Cordero
Rabia is a romantic thriller about a construction worker on the run for killing his foreman who hides in the mansion where his girlfriend works … 
CastYon González, Fernando Tielve, Concha Velasc…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain/Colombia/Mexic…
CWC$18

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Detlev Buck
This is an exceptional modern love story in which a young German falls in love with a Cambodian bar girl and stays by her side, even though she … 
CastDavid Kross, Apinya Sakuljaroensuk
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
CWC$18

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Wisit Sasanatieng, Aditya As…
Directed by four distinctly talented Thai directors, this collection of tales about Bangkok is less a love letter than a funny, touching and sur… 
CastWandia Temthanaporn, Tantai Prasertkul and B…
LanguageThai   CountryThailand
CWC$18

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Wan Ma Cai Dan, Pema Tseden
This peacefully charming second feature by Pema Tseden (Wan Ma Cai Dan) is the first ever to be shot entirely in Tibet and in the Tibetan langua… 
CastManla Kyab, Tsondrey, Lumo Tso
LanguageTibetan   CountryChina/Tibet
CWC$PG

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Jan Hrebejk
This film, freely inspired by stories form Michal Viewegh’s bestseller, Tales of Marriage and Sex, is a wry comedy about sex and marriage and a … 
CastJirí Machácek, Simona Babcáková, Petr Ctvrtn…
LanguageCzech   CountryCzech Republic
CWC$18

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Damjan Kozole
A young university student solicits sex clients through newspaper ads, involving her in a hellish adventure. 
CastNina Ivanisin, Peter Musevski, Primoz Pirnat…
LanguageSlovenian | English…   CountrySlovenia | Germany …
CWC$18

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Robert Stefaniuk
World Premiere A rock’n’roll vampire comedy about a down-and-out band that will do anything for a record deal. Their humdrum image radically cha… 
CastAlice Cooper, Alex Lifeson, Moby, Iggy Pop, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$14A

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Cristian Mungiu, Ioana Maria…
This film presents a series of absurd and ridiculous situations set during the repressive communist era in Romania. 
CastTania Popa, Liliana Mocanu
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania/France
CWC$18

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Francesca Gregorini and Tati…
Tanner Hall is a vivid peek into the private world of an all-girls boarding school. In a cozy, but run down New England town, the knot of adoles… 
CastRooney Mara, Georgia King, Brie Larson, Amy …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$PG

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Elia Suleiman
This semi-biographic film, divided into four historical episodes, portrays the daily life of Palestinians in 1948 who were considered a minority… 
CastAli Suliman, Elia Suleiman
LanguageHebrew | Arabic   CountryUnited Kingdom | Ita…
CWC$PG

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Cesc Gay
A smart and intriguing film-within-a-film comedy about love and friendship, where the characters travel playfully in and out of one another’s li… 
CastÀgata Roca, Vicenta N'Dongo, Andrés Herrera,…
LanguageCatalan | Spanish …   CountrySpain
CWC$18

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Ciro Guerra
Ignacio, a former traveling musician, makes one final trip across the country following his wife's death. He is joined by a teenaged fan, and to… 
CastMarciano Martínez, Yull Núñez
LanguageSpanish   CountryColombia/Argentina
CWC$18