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Ermanno Olmi
An old priest and his church are about to be demolished. A group of clandestine immigrants seeking protection find refuge in that church. In a c… 
CastMichael Lonsdale, Rutger Hauer, Massimo De F…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$PG

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Hugo Santiago
Invasion is the legend of a city, imaginary or real, besieged by powerful enemies and defended by a handful of men who may not be heroes. In thi… 
CastOlga Zubarry, Lautaro Murúa, Juan Carlos Paz…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CTC$18A

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Mark Cousins
Filmed on four continents over six years, this epic 15-hour documentary tells the story of innovation in the movies based on the acclaimed book … 
CastStanley Donen, Abbas Kiarostami, Robert Town…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
RTRFree18A

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Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass
When he leaves his house on a seemingly banal errand for his disgruntled mother, Jeff discovers that the universe might be sending him signals a… 
CastJason Segel, Ed Helms and Judy Greer, Susan …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Philippe Garrel
A couple living together in Paris – he’s a painter, she’s a film actress – befriends a couple of film extras who fall in love with each other. A… 
CastMonica Bellucci, Louis Garrel, Céline Sallet…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$18A

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Te-Sheng Wei
Wei Te-Sheng’s epic film Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale reclaims an extraordinary episode from 20th-century history which is little-known … 
CastLin Ching-Tai, Da-Ching,Vivian Hsu, Ando Mas…
LanguageMandarin   CountryTaiwan
SP$14A

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Ole Christian Madsen
Christian (Anders W. Berthelsen) owns a wine store approaching bankruptcy – and he is just as unsuccessful in about every other aspect of life. … 
CastAnders W. Berthelsen, Paprika Steen, Jamie M…
LanguageDanish   CountryDenmark
CWC$14A

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Nicolás Prividera
This rigorously structured and visually engrossing essay film explores Argentina’s fractious modern history through the words of writers – both … 
CastMaricel Alvarez, Emilio Garcia Wehbi, Alejan…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CTC$PG

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Sheldon Larry
This indie-narrative musical is set in the drag-ball community memorialized in the documentary Paris Is Burning. With 11 original songs by Beyon… 
CastEphraim Sykes, Miss Barbie-Q, Phillip Evelyn…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CF$14A

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Joel Schumacher
What happens when a man with everything – a beautiful wife, a teenage daughter and a wealthy estate – is confronted with the reality of losing i… 
CastNicolas Cage, Nicole Kidman, Cam Gigandet, L…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$18A

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Karl Markovics
Without a family and seemingly incapable of coping with society, an18-year-old incarcerated boy faces a slim chance of probation. After many fai… 
CastThomas Schubert, Karin Lischka, Gerhard Lieb…
LanguageGerman   CountryAustria
DISC$14A

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Jonathan Demme
Carolyn Parker was the last to leave her neighbourhood when a mandatory evacuation order was decreed as Hurricane Katrina approached New Orleans… 
CastCarolyn Parker
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$14A

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Ye Lou
Hua, a young teacher from Beijing, is a recent arrival in Paris. Exiled in an unknown city, she wanders between her tiny apartment and the unive… 
CastTahar Rahim, Lika Minamoto, Corinne Yam, Jal…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
VAN$18A

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Pankaj Kapur
Mausam is a story of timeless love in the face of political hostilities and religious conflict, between a proud Punjabi air force officer and an… 
CastShahid Kapur, Sonam A Kapoor, Anupam Kher
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
SP$$PG

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Cédric Kahn
Yann (Guillaume Canet) trained as a chef and walks with a chef’s swagger. It’s as easy for him to boast about his future plans as it is to pick … 
CastGuillaume Canet, Leila Bekhti
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Shinya Tsukamoto
The story of a single mother who suffers from double vision; caring for her baby is a nerve-wrecking task that eventually leads her to a nervous… 
CastCocco, Shinya Tsukamoto
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
VIS$18A

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Leonard Farlinger
I’m Yours, a sexy and irreverent two-hander, sees disillusioned Wall Street broker, Robert, kidnapped and blackmailed into taking a road trip wi… 
CastRossif Sutherland, Karine Vanasse, Don McKel…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$14A

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Ken Scott
Just when David Wosniak (Patrick Huard) decides to finally take control of his life, this eternal 42-year-old teenager discovers that he's the b… 
CastPatrick Huard, Antoine Bertrand, Julie le Br…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
GALA$$14A

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Eduardo Sanchez
When newlywed Molly Reynolds returns to her long-abandoned family home, frightful reminders of a nightmarish childhood begin seeping into her ne… 
CastGretchen Lodge, Johnny Lewis, Alexandra Hold…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$14A

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Ann Hui
Inspired by a true story, the film tells about a heartwarming relationship between a young master a big family, Roger (Lau) and the servant of t… 
CastAndy L, Deanie Ip, Wang Fuli, Anthony Wong,…
LanguageCantonese   CountryHong Kong
SP$14A

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Helvecio Marins Jr., Clariss…
At 81, Bastu still loves a good party and dancing until dawn with her friends. When her husband dies, she is suddenly forced to rethink her life… 
CastMaria Sebastiana Martins Álvaro, Maria da Co…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
VIS$PG

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Matias Meyer
At the end of the 1930s, in the arid mountains of Mexico, a Christero colonel and his last men resist surrender. The men are peasants, poor but… 
CastAlejandro Limón, Antonio García, Jesús Moisé…
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico
VIS$14A

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Jeff Nichols
Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from hims… 
CastMichael Shannon, Jessica Chastain, Shea Whig…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Emanuele Crialese
Terraferma is the story of an uncontaminated Sicilian island inhabited by fisherman. Still barely touched by tourism, the islanders have begun t… 
CastDonatella Finocchiaro, Claudio Santamaria, F…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$14A

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Geoffrey Fletcher
Violet & Daisy, the whimsical story of a teenager’s surreal and violent journey through New York City, follows Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan (Hann… 
CastMarianne Jean-Baptiste, Danny Trejo, Saoirse…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Amir Naderi
An obsessive young filmmaker becomes a human punching bag to pay off the yakuza loans that financed his films. A love poem to cinema classics fr… 
CastHidetoshi Nishijima, Takako Tokiwa,Takashi S…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
VIS$14A

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Victor Ginzburg
A chronicle of the rise of the advertising industry in Post-Soviet Russia. Set in 1990s Moscow, Generation P details the parallel rise of poet-… 
CastOleg Taktarov, Aníbal Silveyra, Vladimir Yep…
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
VAN$14A

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Nanni Moretti
The great Italian comic filmmaker, Nanni Moretti turns his satirical eye on the nomination of a new Pope. When the man is chosen he freezes at t… 
CastMichel Piccoli, Nanni Moretti, Jerzy Stuhr, …
LanguageItalian | German | L…   CountryItaly / France
SP$14A

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Rémi Bezancon
Celebrated French director Rémi Bezançon’s incisive, yet tender and humorous, third feature follows a young couple whose carefree lifestyle is i… 
CastLouise Bourgoin, Pio Marmaï and Josiane Bala…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
GALA$$14A

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Alison Murray
A portrait of the working-class musicians and dancers of Buenos Aires’s San Telmo neighbourhood, who have channelled the city’s many cultural in… 
CastHector Roterio, Graciela Macier, Sergio Pasq…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina, Canada
CTC$14A

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Barbara Willis-Sweete
In Billy Bishop Goes to War acting legend Eric Peterson and award-winning writer/composer John Gray reprise their iconic two-man play that has c… 
CastEric Peterson, John Gray
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$PG

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Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Da…
Cyril, almost 12, has only one plan: to find the father who temporarily left him in a children's home. By chance, he meets Samantha who runs a … 
CastCecile de France, Thomas Doret, Jeremie Reni…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance?Belgium
MAST$PG

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Tony Krawitz
This is the story of Palm Island, the Australian tropical Paradise where one morning Cameron Doomadgee swore at a policeman and forty-five minut… 
CastCameron Doomadgee, Lloyd Doomadgee
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
RTR$14A

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Sion Sono
The story is about a teenager who aspires to be ‘ordinary’ within a world of chaos. Following an incident that can never be erased from his life… 
CastShota Sometani, Fumi Nikaidou, Tetsu Watanab…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
CWC$14A

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Vimukthi Jayasundara
Rahul, a Bengali architect who had gone off to build a career in Dubai, returns to Kolkata to launch a huge construction site. He is reunited wi… 
CastPaoli Dam, Sudip Mukherjee, Sumeet Thakur, T…
LanguageBengali   CountryIndia/France
VIS$14A

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Ribhu Dasgupta
Michael, an ex-cop, lives with his 11-year-old son and works in a theatre as a projectionist pirating DVDs for a living. When he starts receivin… 
CastNaseeruddin Shah, Purab Bhandare, Mahi Gill,…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
CWC$14A

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Yonah Lewis, Calvin Thomas
Thirteen-year-old Jesse wants to be an artist, but believes that his mundane middle class Toronto life has left him unprepared. After reading a … 
CastGabriel del Castillo Mullally, Claudia Dey, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CF$14A

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Susan Youssef
Re-telling Majnun Layla, an epic poem on a forbidden love marks the first fiction feature set in Gaza. Two Gazan students in the West Bank are f… 
CastKais Nashef, Maisa Abd Elhadi, Yussef Abu Wa…
LanguageArabic   CountryPalestine/United Ara…
DISC$14A

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Nancy Savoca
Union Square chronicles the reluctant reunion of two estranged sisters: one on the verge of marriage, the other on the brink of a nervous breakd… 
CastMira Sorvino, Tammy Blanchard, Patti Lupone,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$14A

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Tanya Wexler
A romantic comedy based on the surprising truth of how Mortimer Granville came up with the world's first electro-mechanical vibrator in the name… 
CastJonathan Pryce, Rupert Everett, Felicity Jon…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
GALA$$14A

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Béla Tarr, Ágnes Hranitzky
1889. German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche witnessed the whipping of a horse while traveling in Turin, Italy. He tossed his arms around the ho… 
CastJános Derzsi, Erika Bók and Mihály Kormos
LanguageHungarian   CountryHungary
MAST$14A

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Brian M. Cassidy, Melanie Sh…
The Patron Saints is a disquieting and hyper-realistic glimpse into life at a nursing home. Bound by the candid confessions of a recently disabl… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CF$14A

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Yossi Madmoni
A drama about a family's effort to save their antique restoration business. Yaakov Fidelman (Sasson Gabai, The Band's Visit) hangs on with all … 
CastSasson Gabai, Henri David, Nevo Kimhi, Sarah…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
CWC$14A

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Markus Schleinzer
A mousy insurance salesman keeps an under-aged boy locked in his basement, while doing his best to appear ordinary to the outside world. A dram… 
CastMichael Fuith, David Rauchenberger
LanguageGerman   CountryAustria
CWC$18A

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Pablo Trapero
The portrait of a man and his attempts to make things up with life after losing his job. Pablo Trapero’s reputation-making feature debut was a … 
CastLuis Margani, Adriana Aizemberg, Daniel Vale…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CTC$PG

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Douglas Aarniokoski
An apocalyptic siege warfare film spanning 24 hrs during which a small group of survivors are pit against insurmountable odds. In a post-apocal… 
CastShannyn Sossamon, Dominic Monaghan, Shawn As…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
MM$18A