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Walter Salles
Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Walter Salles and based on the iconic novel by Jack Kerouac, On The Road tells the provocative story of Sal Para… 
CastViggo Mortensen, Kirsten Dunst, Sam Riley, G…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Jacques Audiard
Put in charge of his young son, Ali leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Ali's bond with Stephanie, a… 
CastMarion Cotillard, Matthias Schoenaerts and A…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance | Belgium
SP$14A

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Roberto Rossellini
Long circulated in severely truncated or re-edited versions, Roberto Rossellini's once reviled, now revered masterpiece — the first of an epocha… 
CastIngrid Bergman, Mario Vitale and Renzo Cesan…
LanguageItalian, English   CountryItaly/USA
CTQFree14A

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Aida Begic
Rahima, 23, and Nedim, 14, are orphans of the Bosnian war. They live in Sarajevo, a transitional society that has lost its moral compass, includ… 
CastMarija Pikic, Ismir Gagula and Bojan Navojec…
LanguageBosnian   CountryBosnia-Herzegovina
CWC$14A

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Anand Gandhi
In the first feature film from acclaimed Indian playwright Anand Gandhi, three disparate people — a devout monk stricken by illness, a blind wom… 
CastAida El-Kashef, Sohum Shah, Neeraj Kabi
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
CTC$PG

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Dror Moreh
Charged with overseeing Israel’s war on terror, the head of the Shin Bet — Israel’s secret service agency — is present at the crossroad of every… 
CastAmi Ayalon, Yaakov Peri, Avraham Shalom, Car…
LanguageEnglish, Hebrew   CountryIsrael
DOC$14A

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Shari Springer Berman, Rober…
A playwright stages a suicide in an attempt to win back her ex, only to wind up in the custody of her gambling-addict mother. 
CastKristen Wiig, Natasha Lyonne and Matt Dillon…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Marc-Henri Wajnberg
Kinshasa, Congo. About 30,000 children are accused of witchcraft and expelled from home. Living on the street, little José and his fellow friend… 
CastJosé Mawanda, Rachel Mwanza, Emmanuel Fakoko…
LanguageLingala, French   CountryBelgium
CWC$PG

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Ulrich Seidl
Perennial provocateur Ulrich Seidl (Dog Days, Import/Export) explores the politically charged issue of sex tourism in the sun-kissed "paradise" … 
CastMargarethe Tiesel, Peter Kazungu
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany/Austria
CWC$18A

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Zézé Gamboa
Zézé Gamboa's sardonic historical drama follows a good-hearted, apolitical con man who, on the eve of Angolan independence in the mid-1970s, pul… 
CastAlberto Magassela, Lázaro Ramos, Pedro Hossi…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryAngola/Portugal/Braz…
CWC$18A

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Yousry Nasrallah
The lives of a liberal Egyptian revolutionary and a pro-Mubarak horseman collide in the aftermath of the Arab Spring in this urgent, enthralling… 
CastSalah Abdallah, Nahed El Sebaï, Bassem Samra…
LanguageArabic   CountryEgypt
CWC$14A

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Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandb…
The true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947. 
CastPål Sverre Valheim Hagen, Anders Baasmo Chri…
LanguageEnglish | Norwegian…   CountryUnited Kingdom, Norw…
SP$PG

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Jonas d'Adesky
Three young friends struggle to survive on the streets of Port-au-Prince in the aftermath of the 2010 Haitian earthquake. Best friends Vitaleme… 
CastJules Vitaleme, Sima Mickenson, Pierre Jean …
LanguageFrench, Creole   CountryHaiti, Belgium
CWC$14A

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Sara Johnsen
Reunited after years apart, childhood sweethearts William and Janne are forced to confront the dark secrets of their past — and the menacing pre… 
CastMaria Bonnevie, Kristoffer Joner, David Denc…
LanguageNorwegian   CountryNorway
CWC$18A

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Joe Wright
Keira Knightley re-teams with director Joe Wright (Atonement) for this visionary adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's classic novel about a society woman… 
CastKeira Knightley, Jude Law, Aaron Johnson
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Mikael Marcimain
Stockholm, late 1970s. Within a stone’s throw of government buildings and juvenile homes lies the seductive world of sex clubs, discotheques and… 
CastPernilla August, Sofia Karemyr, Simon J Berg…
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
DISC$18A

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Sophie Fiennes
Depending on one’s view, the philosopher and academic superstar Slavoj Zizek is a genius, madman, contrarian, clown, sensationalist, radical lef… 
CastSlavoj Zizek, Sophie Fiennes
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
MAV$PG

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Derek Cianfrance
A motorcycle stunt rider considers committing a crime in order to provide for his wife and child, an act that puts him on a collision course wit… 
CastRyan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes, Ro…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Dibakar Banerjee
Prime leader of a campaign against a big government project is killed in what appears to be a road accident. An IAS officer is ordered to probe … 
CastEmraan Hashmi, Abhay Deol, Prasenjit Chatter…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
CTC$14A

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Harmony Korine
Four sexy college girls plan to fund their spring break getaway by burglarizing a fast food shack. But that’s only the beginning. During a night… 
CastSelena Gomez, James Franco, Vanessa Hudgens,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18A

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Sarah Polley
Polley's The Stories We Tell will explore the nature of memory and storytelling. Polley’s effort is the filmmaker’s first feature-length docume… 
CastSarah Polley
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Grace Lee
A conservative housewife wants to “take America back” in the 2012 election, but a tough economy causes some difficulties in her life, leading he… 
CastMitt Romney, Michele Bachmann, Rick Santorum…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$PG

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Ben Affleck
As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found sh… 
CastBen Affleck, John Goodman, Kyle Chandler, Ba…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Michael Mayer
A drama centered on the love affair between two men on opposite sites of the Mid-East conflict: Palestinian student Nimer and Roy, an Israeli la… 
CastNicholas Jacob and Michael Aloni
LanguageArabic/Hebrew   CountryPalestine/Israel
DISC$14A

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Marina Zenovich
A follow-up to the 2008 documentary "Roman Polanski: Wanted And Desired", focusing on the filmmaker's successful battle to avoid extradition in … 
CastRoman Polanski
LanguageEnglish, French, Ger…   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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Saïd Ould-Khelifa
Zabana! is an impassioned, meticulously researched account of the short life of Algerian freedom fighter Ahmed Zabana, whose execution in 1956 b… 
CastImad Benchenni, Nicolas Pignon, Khaled Benaï…
LanguageArabic/French   CountryAlgeria
CWC$PG

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Carlos Sorin
Marco is a travelling salesman and a recovering alcoholic who decides to change the direction of his life after a stay at a detox centre. His co… 
CastAlejandro Awada, Victoria Almeida
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CWC$14A

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Andy Capper
The album “Reincarnation”, Snoop Dogg's 12th, will be released later this year. The film, also entitled “Reincarnation,” will make its debut at … 
CastSnoop Dogg, Diplo
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$14A

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Michel Gondry
On the last day of school, a group of NYC teenagers on a Bronx bus head towards an uncertain future in the rollicking, charming and formally dar… 
CastMichael Brodie, Teresa Lynn, Raymond Delgado
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
VAN$14A

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Thomas Demand, Shambvani Kau…
Bookended by Thomas Demand’s astonishing 100-second animation Pacific Sun and legendary experimental filmmaker Ernie Gehr’s no-holds-barred trip… 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryVarious
WL$PG

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Connor Gaston, Philip Barker…
Bardo Light, Connor Gaston, BC, 11’ World Premiere Accused of killing his father, a young man claims the television set was the offender. Refer… 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Barry Berk
John Wraith, a man in his mid-40s, regains consciousness in hospital. His wife and daughter were killed in a car accident because he fell asleep… 
CastLionel Newton, Deon Lotz, Jay Anstey
LanguageEnglish, Afrikaans   CountrySouth Africa
CWC$18A

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Jan Hrebejk
Two ostensibly ordinary middle-aged couples, Marie and Vitek, and Dita and Ondra, are linked by more than just a lifelong friendship, a shared h… 
CastJirí Langmajer, Hynek Cermak, Marika Prochaz…
LanguageCzech   CountryCzech Republic
CWC$14A

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Juan Carlos Maneglia, Tana S…
Victor, 17, lives in Asunción and dreams of having a TV set. He agrees to deliver seven boxes in exchange for 100 dollars. It sounds like nothin… 
CastCelso Franco, Lali González, Víctor Sosa and…
LanguageSpanish, Guarani   CountryParaguay
DISC$14A

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Baltasar Kormákur
On a cold night a few miles off the coast of Iceland in March 1984, a fishing boat sank with all of its men. Miraculously surviving after five h… 
CastÓlafur Darri Ólafsson, Jóhann G. Jóhannsson …
LanguageIcelandic   CountryIceland
SP$14A

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Sally Potter
London, 1962: Two teenage girls, Ginger and Rosa, are inseparable. They play truant together, discuss religion, politics and hairstyles, and dre… 
CastElle Fanning, Alice Englert, Christina Hendr…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Asoka Handagama
Returning to his community after defeat in the Sri Lankan civil war, a former Tamil rebel known only as "Him" faces hostility, suspicion and bit… 
CastNiranjani Shanmugaraja, Raja Ganeshan, Malco…
LanguageTamil   CountrySri Lanka
CWC$14A

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Paul Thomas Anderson
Set in America in the years following World War II, a charismatic intellectual (Hoffman) launches a faith-based organization and taps a young dr… 
CastPhilip Seymour Hoffman, Joaquin Phoenix, Amy…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Seán Ó Cualáin
As construction of the GE Building, centrepiece of New York's Rockerfeller Centre, neared completion in the autumn of 1932, a black and white ph… 
CastFionnula Flanagan
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
DOC$PG

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Luis Prieto
In London, a drug pusher's life spins out of control over the course of one week. Nicolas Winding Refn serves as executive producer on this Eng… 
CastRichard Coyle, Bronson Webb and Agyness Deyn
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
VAN$18A

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Damien Ounouri
An exceedingly timely tribute of unsung everyday heroes of revolutions draws the intimate portrait of El Hadi, a seventy-year-old veteran of the… 
CastMohamed El Hadi Benadouda
LanguageFrench | Arabic   CountryFrance/Algeria/Qatar…
DOC$14A

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Brillante Mendoza
Shaleha Sarail is a barren woman who believes that to fulfill her husband’s greatest wish of having a son is tangible proof of Allah’s grace. Sh… 
CastNora Aunor, Mercedes Cabral, Lovi Poe, Bembo…
LanguageFilipino   CountryPhilippines
CWC$18A

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Rowan Athale
Battered, bruised and under arrest, Harvey Denton sits in a police interview room facing interrogation. Clutching a stack of eyewitness statemen… 
CastLuke Treadaway, Iwan Rheon, Matthew Lewis, G…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
DISC$14A

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Noah Baumbach
An aspiring dancer (co-writer Greta Gerwig) moves to New York City and becomes caught up in a whirlwind of flighty fair-weather friends, diminis… 
CastGreta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Matthew Cooke
This fascinating documentary offers an in-depth look at the high-stakes world of drug dealing and drug enforcement. Ten easy steps show you how… 
Cast50 Cent, Eminem, David Simon, Arianna Huffin…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$14A

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Abbas Kiarostami
An elderly man becomes infatuated with a young Tokyo call girl in this entrancingly elliptical anti-love story from Iranian master Abbas Kiarost… 
CastRin Takanashi, Tadashi Okuno, Ryo Kase, Dend…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
MAST$14A

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Scott McGehee, David Siegel
Based on the Henry James novella, the story frames on 7-year-old Maisie, caught in a custody battle between her mother – a rock and roll icon – … 
CastJoanna Vanderham, Onata Aprile, Alexander Sk…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Tony Krawitz
Isaac, a late 20s Greek Australian, spirals out of control when he’s forced to confront his own family’s cursed legacy on his first trip to Euro… 
CastEwen Leslie, Marton Csokas and Kodi Smit-McP…
LanguageEnglish, Greek   CountryAustralia
CWC$18A

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Sion Sono
In a typical Japanese village, Yoichi Ono lives with his wife, Izumi and his parents. The Ono family lives a frugal but happy life as dairy farm… 
CastIsao Natsuyagi, Naoko Otani, Megumi Kaguraza…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
CWC$14A

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Bernardo Bertolucci
Italian master Bernardo Bertolucci's first feature in ten years is an intimate, moving and beautifully realized study of two troubled siblings g… 
CastTea Falco, Jacopo Olmo Antinori and Sonia Be…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
MAST$14A

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Heinz Emigholz
Lauded artist-filmmaker Heinz Emigholz (Schindler’s Houses) offers an exquisite visual study of the work of pioneering French architect Auguste … 
CastUnknown
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
WL$PG

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Kate Miles Melville
A high school student falls for an aging rock star. Forced to repeat Grade 12, Claire's reputation is sliding from bad-ass to bad joke. At nigh… 
CastTatiana Maslany, Spencer Van Wyck, Steven Mc…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DISC$PG

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Luu Huynh
In this dark love triangle that proceeds with the inexorable logic of a Greek tragedy, a dedicated wife in a small Vietnamese fishing village se… 
CastThai Hoa , Dinh Y Nhung , Huy Khanh
LanguageVietnamese   CountryVietnam
CWC$14A

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Martin McDonagh
A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's b… 
CastColin Farrell, Woody Harrelso, Sam Rockwell,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$$14A