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Tommy Oliver
A father struggles to protect his daughter from the reality of her mother's drug addiction in Tommy Oliver's powerful, semi-autobiographical deb… 
CastWayne Brady, Hill Harper, Sharon Leal, Ruby …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$14A

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Neto Villalobos
A security guard who wants to get into the cockfighting game buys, befriends, and becomes inseparable from his rooster protégé Rocky, in this wi… 
CastAllan Cascante, Sylvia Sossa, Marvin Acosta,…
LanguageSpanish   CountryCosta Rica
DISC$PG

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Gia Milani
An ensemble film about four everyday people: a store manager, a security guard, a fire fighter and a clerk who struggle in the aftermath of trau… 
CastCory Monteith, Karine Vanasse, Emily Hampshi…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DISC$14A

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Claudia Sainte-Luce
A lonely young woman becomes a live-in caregiver for an ailing but indomitable matriarch and her brood of kids, in this joyful and wonderfully n… 
CastXimena Ayala, Lisa Owen, Sonia Franco, Wendy…
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico
DISC$PG

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Sarah Spillane
Christina Ricci stars as an American teacher who takes a troubled inner-city Sydney youth under her wing, in this gritty, unflinching yet inspir… 
CastChristina Ricci, Hunter Page-Lochard
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
DISC$14A

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Flora Lau
A humble chauffeur (Chen Kun; Painted Skin, Let the Bullets Fly) and the spoiled wife of his wealthy employer (Carina Lau; Days of Being Wild, A… 
CastCarina Lau, Chen Kun
LanguageCantonese   CountryHong Kong
DISC$PG

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Aron Gaudet, Gita Pullapilly
Trapped in a dead-end industrial town in Maine, two teenage best friends (The Place Beyond the Pines’ Emory Cohen and Callan McAuliffe) take tra… 
CastEmory Cohen, Callan McAuliffe, Aidan Gillen,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$14A

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Yuval Adler
Bethlehem tells the story of the unlikely bond between Razi, an Israeli secret service officer, and his Palestinian informant Sanfur, the younge… 
CastTsahi Halevi, Sahdi Marei, Haitham Omari
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
DISC$14A

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Inês Oliveira
Sofia lives a strangely isolated life in the old apartment where she grew up in Lisbon. Mariama arrives from Guinea-Bissau, having been hired by… 
CastPaula Garcia, Aissato Indjai, Luana Quadé, B…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryPortugal
DISC$14A

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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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Aaron Wilson
In this engrossing survival thriller set during the Japanese invasion of Singapore in 1942, a stranded Australian airman and a Chinese resistanc… 
CastKhan Chittenden, Tzu-yi Mo
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
DISC$14A

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Mark Phinney
Comedian Mark Phinney makes his feature debut with this unflinchingly personal portrait of a life consumed by obesity, featuring a breakout tour… 
CastMel Rodriguez, Ashley Lauren, Jay Dugre, Cha…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$14A

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Rani Massalha
In order to find a new male giraffe for his beloved giraffe Rita, who has lost her mate in an air raid, young Ziad accompanies his father on his… 
CastSaleh Bakri, Roschdy Zem, Laure de Clermont,…
LanguageArabic   CountryPalestine
DISC$PG

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Iram Haq
I Am Yours is a portrait of Mina, a young Norwegian-Pakistani single mother. Mina is constantly looking for love however none of her relationshi… 
CastAmrita Acharia, Ola Rapace, Prince Singh, Ra…
LanguageNorwegian, Urdu   CountryNorway
DISC$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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Manolo Nieto
A university student involved in militant leftist activism is faced with some difficult decisions when his father suddenly dies, leaving him in … 
CastFelipe Dieste
LanguageSpanish   CountryUruguay
DISC$14A

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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, Czech Repu…
DISC$14A

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Mais Darwazah
Inspired by the artist and writer Hasan Hourani’s wondrous reveries, this poetic, first-person essay chronicles filmmaker Mais Darwazah’s first-… 
CastUnknown
LanguageArabic   CountryPalestine/Jordan/Qut…
DISC$PG

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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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Gia Coppola
Based on James Franco’s first book of short stories, Gia Coppola’s auspicious directorial debut features a knock-out cast (including Franco, Emm… 
CastJames Franco, Emma Roberts, Val Kilmer, Nat …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$14A

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Mariana Chenillo
Poignant and disarmingly honest, Mexican director Mariana Chenillo’s second feature explores the difficulty of change and our modern obsession w… 
CastAndrés Almeida, Daniela Rincón
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico
DISC$14A

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Jeff Barnaby
Guided by the spirits of her departed mother and brother, an Aboriginal teenager plots revenge against a sadistic Indian Agent this fiercely irr… 
CastKawennahere Devery Jacobs, Glen Gould, Brand…
LanguageEnglish, Mi'gMaq   CountryCanada
DISC$14A

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Abdellah Taia
The story of Abdellah’s coming of age in two parts — first as a teenager in Morocco, the second as a university student in Geneva. Inspired by t… 
CastRaphael Bonacchi
LanguageFrench | Arabic   CountryFrance | Morocco
DISC$14A

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Chloé Robichaud
This stylish and slyly comic chronicle of a young woman’s sexual awakening is the highly anticipated feature debut of Quebec filmmaker Chloé Rob… 
CastSophie Desmarais, Jean-Sébastien Courchesne,…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
DISC$14A

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Fabio Mollo
Set in a tiny seaside town, Fabio Mollo’s feature debut is a quietly evocative drama about a family’s attempts to cope with the loss of their so… 
CastMiriam Karlkvist, Vinicio Marchioni, Valenti…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
DISC$14A

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John Butler
Irish novelist John Butler makes his feature-film directing debut with this hilarious and heartwarming comedy, in which a bachelor party weekend… 
CastAndrew Scott, Hugh O'Conor, Peter McDonald, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
DISC$14A

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Marcela Said
In this subtle and atmospheric allegory by first-time feature director Marcela Said, a teenaged girl holidaying at a lake house in southern Chil… 
CastFrancisca Walker, Gregory Cohen, Maria Izqui…
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile
DISC$18A

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Vivian Qu
A poignant and engaging thriller, Vivian Qu’s feature debut plunges us into the fascinating world state surveillance in China, following a digit… 
CastLu Yulai, He Wenchao
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
DISC$14A