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Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Life in a small town is akin to journeying in the middle of the steppes: the sense that "something new and different" will spring up behind ever… 
CastMuhammet Uzuner, Yilmaz Erdogan,Taner Birsel…
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey/Bosnia and He…
MAST$PG

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Whit Stillman
Damsels in Distress is a comedy about a trio of beautiful girls as they set out to revolutionize life at a grungy American university – the dyna… 
CastGreta Gerwig, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Carrie Ma…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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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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Bruce Beresford
An uptight NYC lawyer takes her two teenagers to her hippie mother's farmhouse upstate for a family vacation. What was meant to be a weekend get… 
CastJane Fonda, Catherine Keener, Elizabeth Olse…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Jean-Marc Vallée
Café de Flore is first and foremost an epic love story between a man and woman. And between a mother and her son. Two people from two different … 
CastVanessa Paradis, Kevin Parent, Hélène Floren…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Drake Doremus
A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her vis… 
CastFelicity Jones, Anton Yelchin, Jennifer Lawr…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Mary Harron
Rebecca, haunted by her father's suicide, begins her junior year at an elite all-girls’ boarding school, hoping for a fresh start. Her friendshi… 
CastLily Cole, Sarah Gadon, Sarah Bolger, Judy P…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Mathieu Kassovitz
April 1988, Ouvea island, New Caledonia, a French colony. Thirty policemen are kidnapped by locals fighting for their independence. Three hundre… 
CastMathieu Kassovitz, Iabe Lapacas, Malik Zidi,…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Joseph Cedar
This story chronicles the outcome of a great rivalry between a father and son, both professors in the Talmud department of Hebrew University in … 
CastShlomo Bar Aba, Lior Ashkenazi, Alisa Rosen,…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
CWC$14A

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Nicolas Provost
Amadou, a strong and charismatic African man, is washed up on a beach in southern Europe. Fate leads him to Brussels where he tries to make a be… 
CastIssaka Sawadogo, Stefania Rocca, Serge Riabo…
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium
DISC$14A

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Mike Clattenburg
Disheartened when his story about Canadian snipers possibly mutilating corpses in Afghanistan is buried, Luke (Nick Stahl) quits his job but is … 
CastNick Stahl, Nicolas Wright, Stephen Lobo, Vi…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Ki-duk Kim
Documentary on director Kim Ki-Duk looking back at his film career. While shooting a suicide scene for his last film, Dream, in 2008, filmmaker… 
CastKi-duk Kim
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
RTR$14A

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Jim Field Smith
A comedy set in the Midwest U.S., where an adopted girl discovers her talent for butter carving and finds herself pitted against an ambitious lo… 
CastOlivia Wilde, Ashley Greene, Hugh Jackman, J…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Faouzi Bensaïdi
Malik, Allal and Soufiane are three friends who live off pickpocketting in a town stuck between a hill and a large mountain, Tetouan. One day, t… 
CastFehd Benchemsi, Fouad Labiad, Mouchcine Malz…
LanguageArabic   CountryMorocco
CWC$14A

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Yorgos Lanthimos
A mysterious underground outfit, going by the name of ALPS, offers bereaved individuals a very unusual service: they stand in for their dearly d… 
CastAggeliki Papoulia, Aris Servetalis, Ariane L…
LanguageGreek   CountryGreece
VIS$14A

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Mathieu Demy
The death of his mother draws a young Frenchman back to his childhood in Los Angeles as he prepares to wrap up her estate. However, things becom… 
CastMathieu Demy, Salma Hayek, Geraldine Chaplin…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$18A

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Dylan Akio Smith, Kris Elgst…
Following a near-death experience, Karl comes to believe that Paul is his doppelgänger. When Karl finally reveals himself to Paul, a unique and … 
CastTygh Runyan, Brad Dryborough, Ben Cotton, Ma…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
VAN$PG

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Frédéric Jardin
During a routine mission, Vincent, a 30 years old cop, steals a bag full of cocaine from drug dealers. When Vincent come back home, he realizes … 
CastEdouard Baer, Joey Starr, Saïd Taghmaoui, Ju…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MM$14A

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Justin Kurzel
When 16-year-old Jamie is introduced to a charismatic man, a friendship begins. As the relationship grows so do Jamie’s suspicions, until he fin… 
CastLucas Pittaway, Daniel Henshall, Louise Harr…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
VAN$R

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Johnnie To
What do a bank teller, a small-time thug and a police inspector have in common? Nothing. Not until a bag of stolen money worth $10 million cross… 
CastLau Ching Wan, Richie Jen, Denise Ho
LanguageCantonese   CountryHong Kong
SP$PG

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Philippe Falardeau
Bachir Lazhar, an Algerian immigrant, is hired to replace an elementary school teacher who died tragically. While the class goes through a long … 
CastFellag, Sophie Nelisse, Emilien Neron, Danie…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SP$PG

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Huh Jong-ho
Jeon Do-youn plays a beautiful ex-con who, after being released from prison, tries to make some quick cash by manipulating a heartless debt coll… 
CastDo-yeon Jeon and Jung Jae-Young
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
SP$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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Daniel Lindsay, T.J. Martin
In 2004, football coach Bill Courtney took on the daunting job of coaching at Manassas High School in inner-city Memphis, where players are more… 
CastBill Courtney
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$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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Simon Davidson
In The Odds, a murder mystery set in the world of illegal teenage gambling, 17-year-old Desson Orr must find his best friend’s killer before the… 
CastTyler Johnston, Calum Worthy, Julia Maxwell,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CF$14A

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Stephen Kessler
A documentary filmmaker tracks down Grammy and Oscar award-winning actor/singer/songwriter Paul Williams in an attempt to find out what happened… 
CastPaul Williams, Robert Blake, Johnny Carson, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$PG

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Dee Rees
Alike, a young African American teenager, juggles family and friendships in search of sexual expression. She yearns to embrace her identity as a… 
CastAdepero Oduye, Pernell Walker, Aasha Davis,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$14A

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Cristián Jiménez
A young writer recounts an earlier romance in hopes of attracting his new love interest. Jiménez’ debut celebrates love, literature and botany … 
CastGabriela Arancibia, Cristóbal Briceño, Julio…
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile | Argentina
CWC$18A

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José Henrique Fonseca
A biography of the tragic life of one of Brazil's greatest soccer players, Heleno de Freitas. This film is a non-chronological and in-depth ac… 
CastRodrigo Santoro, Alinne Moraes, Angie Cepeda
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
CWC$14A

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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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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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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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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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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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Kaat Beels
Six lives, 24 hours, and a hotel in the middle of a heat wave. Anna and Hendrik have it all: a great son, a good job, a lovely house… But the w… 
CastGeert Van Rampelberg, Viviane De Muynck, Sar…
LanguageDutch, French   CountryBelgium
CWC$14A

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Rodrigo Moreno
After his girlfriend suddenly breaks up with him, a young man’s life transforms into an erratic urban journey inexplicably connected to his temp… 
CastEsteban Bigliardi, Cecilia Rainero, Rosario …
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CTC$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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Ivan Grbovic
Romeo Eleven is the intimate portrait of a shy young man looking for love in all the wrong places. A path of lies slowly catches up to him befor… 
CastAli Ammar, Joseph Bou Nassar, Sanda Bourenan…
LanguageFrench, Lebanese   CountryCanada
CF$PG

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Ghassan Salhab
As night falls over Beirut, Fadi, a 40-year-old man, packs his bags and sets out for the airport with a friend. Although he has said that he wil… 
CastFadi Abi Samra
LanguageArabic   CountryLebanon
VIS$18A

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Robert Guédiguian
Despite losing his job, Michel lives happily with Marie-Claire. They have been in love for over thirty years. Their conscience is as clear as th… 
CastAriane Ascaride, Jean-Pierre Darroussin Géra…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MAST$14A

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Martin Zandvliet
A biography of the Danish actor and comedian, Dirch Passer. Opening in the seductive style of the 1960s, A Funny Man uncovers the perennial lo… 
CastNikolaj Lie Kaas, Lars Ranthe, Lars Brygmann…
LanguageDanish   CountryDenmark
CWC$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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Atea Al Daradji, Mohamed Al …
Husham works tirelessly to build the hopes, dreams and prospects of the 32 damaged children of war under his care at a small orphanage in Baghda… 
CastSaif Husham
LanguageArabic   CountryIraq
RTR$14A

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Pablo Giorgelli
Rubén is a lonely truck driver who has been covering for years the motorway from Asunción del Paraguay to Buenos Aires, carrying wood. However, … 
CastGermán de Silva, Hebe Duarte and Nayra Calle…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
DISC$14A

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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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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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Santiago Mitre
The graffitied halls, run-down classrooms and surrounding streets of the University of Buenos Aires provide the ideal location for Santiago Mitr… 
CastEsteban Lamothe, Romina Paula, Valeria Corre…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CTC$14A

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Jean-Baptiste Léonetti
Philip and Mary, two teenagers whose parents were crushed by the system, are placed in an orphanage with frightening education methods. Twenty y… 
CastSami Bouajila, Julie Gayet, Jean-Pierre Andr…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance | Luxembourg …
VAN$14A

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Bill Duke, D. Channsin Berry
Documentary exploring the deep-seated biases and attitudes about skin color---particularly dark skinned women, outside of and within the Black A… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$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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Anne Émond
Clara and Nikolaï meet at a rave. They return to Nicolaï’s apartment and make love. Afterwards, instead of parting, the two lovers divulge their… 
CastCatherine De Léan, Dimitri Storoge.
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
CF$18A

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Julia Leigh
“You will go to sleep: you will wake up. It will be as if those hours never existed.” Death-haunted, quietly reckless, Lucy is a young universit… 
CastEmily Browning, Rachael Blake, Ewen Leslie, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
SP$R

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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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Tamae Garateguy
A junior screenwriter is hired by an established film director to write his new film: a gangster movie set in Buenos Aires. In each meeting, the… 
CastJosé González, Joel Drut, Chang Sung Kim, Vl…
LanguageSpanish, Russian, Ko…   CountryArgentina
CTC$18A

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Stefano Chiantini
This story takes shape under the roof of a parsonage on the Tremiti islands. An eastern European bricklayer looking for work is befriended by a … 
CastAsia Argento, Giorgio Colangeli, Ivan Frane…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
CWC$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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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