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Fabrice Du Welz
Chadwick Boseman, Teresa Palmer and Luke Evans star in this atmospheric revenge thriller from director Fabrice du Welz (Vinyan, Alléluia), about… 
CastChadwick Boseman, Teresa Palmer, Luke Evans,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom / Fra…
VAN$14A

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Tony Guma, John Rose
Liverpool concert promoter and rock 'n' roll true believer Sam Leach offers a rollicking account of his role in raising the profile of T… 
CastSam Leach
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA / United Kingdom…
DOC$PG

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Matt Tyrnauer
This timely and inspirational documentary chronicles legendary writer and urban activist Jane Jacobs’ battle to save historic NYC neighbourhoods… 
CastJane Jacobs
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$G

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Anne Émond
A film inspired by the life and work of Nelly Arcan. Nelly is a portrait of a fragmented woman, lost between irreconcilable identities: writer, … 
CastMylène MacKay, Mylia Corbeil-Gavreau, Mickaë…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
VAN$18A

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Houda Benyamina
Girlhood meets Scarface in this debut feature about two young women who become embroiled in the criminal world of the Parisian suburbs. 
CastOulaya Amamra, Jisca Kalvanda, Kévin Mischel…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Qatar
DISC$14A

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Susan Johnson
Carrie, a person of high intelligence who graduated Harvard at 18, struggles to make sense of the world as it relates to morality, relationships… 
CastBel Powley, Nathan Lane, Gabriel Byrne, Vane…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Adam Smith
Three generations of the Cutler family live as notorious outlaws among some of the wealthiest lands in Britain. They spend their time hunting, r… 
CastMichael Fassbender, Brendan Gleeson, Lyndsey…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$18

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Brian McGinn, Rod Blackhurs…
This gripping, atmospheric documentary recounts the infamous trial, conviction and eventual acquittal of Seattle native Amanda Knox for the 2007… 
CastAmanda Knox
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA / Denmark
DOC$14A

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Matt Johnson
Two lifelong best friends and roommates are planning the greatest musical act in the history of the modern world. If only they could book their … 
CastMatt Johnson, Jay McCarrol
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
PRIME$14A

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Osgood Perkins
A naïve young nurse caring for an aging, reclusive horror novelist begins to believe that her patient’s new novel contains ominous clues about h… 
CastRuth Wilson, Paula Prentiss, Lucy Boynton, B…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada / USA
VAN$14A

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Jamie Kastner
The Skyjacker’s Tale is a documentary thriller about Ishmael Muslim Ali (né Labeet), one of the most wanted U.S. fugitives ever, who successfull… 
CastIshmael Muslim Ali, Margaret Ratner Kunstler…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DOC$14A

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J.A. Bayona
This visually spectacular drama follows a lonely 12-year-old boy struggling with his mother’s illness, until an ancient, wild, and relentless mo… 
CastSigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbe…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$PG

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John Scheinfeld
Veteran documentarian John Scheinfeld (The U.S. vs. John Lennon) explores the life and work of jazz legend John Coltrane, with commentary and ap… 
CastAntonia Andrews, Bill Clinton, Michelle Colt…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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Steve James
Renowned documentarian Steve James (Hoop Dreams, Life Itself) chronicles the legal struggles of Abacus, a small, family-run Manhattan bank that … 
CastThomas Sung, Yiu Wah Wong, Raymond Tam, Cyru…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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Alan Gilsenan
Reta Winters has many reasons to be happy, but all the quiet satisfactions of her well-lived life suddenly disappear when her eldest daughter No… 
CastCatherine Keener, Matt Craven, Hannah Gross,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Sarah Adina Smith
An eccentric mountain man (Mr. Robot’s Rami Malek) on the run from the local sheriff recalls the mysterious events that brought him to his prese… 
CastRami Malek, DJ Qualls, Kate Lyn Sheil
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
VAN$14A

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Kief Davidson, Richard Ladk…
Wildlife activists and investigators put their lives on the line to battle the illegal African ivory trade, in this suspenseful on-the-ground do… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish, Swahili   CountryAustria / USA
DOC$PG

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Alan Gilsenan
Reta Winters has many reasons to be happy, but all the quiet satisfactions of her well-lived life suddenly disappear when her eldest daughter No… 
CastCatherine Keener, Matt Craven, Hannah Gross,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Wayne Roberts
A truck stop waitress and part-time prostitute believes she has found a way out of her dead end life when she falls in love with a handsome and … 
CastOlivia Cooke, Mireille Enos, Christopher Abb…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$18A

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Lorcan Finnegan
Land surveyor Eric, alienated from urban existence and those who love him, travels to a remote and unnamed Irish woodland to assess its suitabil… 
CastAlan McKenna, Niamh Algar, James Browne
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
VAN$14A

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Alice Lowe
Alice Lowe (Sightseers) is a triple threat as the writer, director and star of this pitch-black comedy about a pregnant woman whose unborn child… 
CastAlice Lowe, Gemma Whelan, Kate Dickie, Jo Ha…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
VAN$14A

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Hugh Gibson
The Stairs tells the story of Marty, Greg, and Roxanne, each of whom survived decades of street involvement in Toronto. Using that experience, e… 
CastMartin Thompson, Roxanne Smith, Greg Bell
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DOC$14A

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Owen Harris and Joe Wright
Charlie Brooker’s anthology series continues to tap into the collective unease within the modern world, each stand-alone episode a sharp and sus… 
CastGugu Mbatha-Raw, Mackenzie Davis, Bryce Dall…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom/South…
PRIME$14A

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Alexandre Lehmann
Meeting by chance when they return to their tiny California hometown, two former high-school sweethearts reflect on their shared past through th… 
CastMark Duplass and Sarah Paulson
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18

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Dash Shaw
The title tells the tale in this inventive, beautiful and bizarre animated feature from acclaimed graphic novelist Dash Shaw, featuring the voic… 
CastJohn Cameron Mitchell, Reggie Watts, Jason S…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
VAN$14A

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Emmanuelle Bercot
Director, screenwriter and actor Emmanuelle Bercot (Mon roi) adapts Irène Frachon’s bestselling memoir for this story of a dedicated doctor whos… 
CastSidse Babett Knudsen, Benoît Magimel, Emmanu…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Arnaud des Pallières
Four moments in the lives of four female characters. Sandra’s youth as she moves to Paris and has a brush with disaster. Karine’s teenage years,… 
CastAdèle Haenel, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Gemma Art…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Ana Lily Amirpour
A savage dystopian cannibal fairy tale set in a Texas wasteland where society's rejects are just trying to make ends meat. Ana Lily Amirpour’s … 
CastSuki Waterhouse, Jason Momoa, Giovanni Ribis…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
VAN$18A

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Werner Herzog, Clive Oppenh…
The great Werner Herzog teams up with volcanologist Clive Oppenheimer for this globe-trotting tour of some of the world’s most dangerous volcano… 
CastClive Oppenheimer
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom / Aus…
DOC$18

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Joyce A. Nashawati
During a scorching Greek summer, a stranded foreigner finds himself in a bureaucratic purgatory as he tries to retrieve his residence permit, wh… 
CastZiad Bakri, Mimi Denissi, Louis-Do de Lencqu…
LanguageGreek   CountryGreece
VAN$14A

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Baltasar Kormákur
Icelandic action ace Baltasar Kormákur directs and stars in this psychological thriller about a father who tries to pull his daughter out of her… 
CastBaltasar Kormákur, Hera Hilmar, Gísli Örn Ga…
LanguageIcelandic   CountryIceland
SP$14A

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Amat Escalante
Cannes prize-winning director Amat Escalante (Heli) combines family drama and social commentary with science fiction and horror in this hypnotic… 
CastRuth Ramos, Simone Bucio, Jesús Meza, Edén V…
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico
VAN$R

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Iván D. Gaona
A town leader in rural Colombia plays a risky game with the local right-wing paramilitary group with a cache of cash at stake, in this gripping … 
CastWillington Gordillo, Heriberto Palacio Santa…
LanguageSpanish   CountryColombia
DISC$14A

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John Scheinfeld
Veteran documentarian John Scheinfeld (The U.S. vs. John Lennon) explores the life and work of jazz legend John Coltrane, with commentary and ap… 
CastAntonia Andrews, Bill Clinton, Michelle Colt…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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Sang-il Lee
A grisly unsolved murder links three seemingly unrelated stories in three different Japanese cities, in this arresting ensemble thriller from di… 
CastKen Watanabe, Mirai Moriyama, Kenichi Matsuy…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
SP$$18A

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Jordan Roberts
In this charming and moving adventure story, an eight-year-old boy (Jacob Tremblay, Room) becomes convinced that he actually hails from the step… 
CastJacob Tremblay, Vera Farmiga, Virginia Madse…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA / Mongolia
SP$PG

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André Øvredal
Cox and Hirsch play father and son coroners who receive a mysterious homicide victim with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to identif… 
CastBrian Cox, Emile Hirsch, Ophelia Lovibond
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
MM$14A

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Walter Hill
This jaw-droppingly audacious revenge thriller from the great Walter Hill (The Warriors, 48 Hours) stars Michelle Rodriguez as a lowlife killer … 
CastMichelle Rodriguez, Sigourney Weaver, Anthon…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$18

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Pete Travis
Tommy Akhtar — cricket fan, devoted son and deadbeat private eye — is just emerging from another hangover when his next case walks through the d… 
CastRiz Ahmed, Cush Jumbo, James Floyd, Billie P…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Brian McGinn, Rod Blackhurs…
This gripping, atmospheric documentary recounts the infamous trial, conviction and eventual acquittal of Seattle native Amanda Knox for the 2007… 
CastAmanda Knox
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA / Denmark
DOC$14A

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David Leveaux
Academy Award winner Christopher Plummer (Beginners, Remember) and Janet McTeer (Albert Nobbs, Hannah Arendt) star in this adaptation of Alan Ju… 
CastLily James, Christopher Plummer, Jai Courtne…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$PG

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Paul Dugdale
This documentary film follows The Rolling Stones on a cultural adventure across Latin America, as the band heads towards their historic tour fin… 
CastThe Rolling Stones
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
GALA$$PG

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Robin Swicord
Bryan Cranston stars as a successful lawyer and family man who disappears from his own life and observes his baffled loved ones from a hiding pl… 
CastBryan Cranston, Jennifer Garner
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Paul Schrader
Carved from a lifetime of experience that runs the gamut from incarceration to liberation, Dog Eat Dog is the story of three men who are all out… 
CastNicolas Cage, Willem Dafoe, Louisa Krause
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$18A

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Walter Hill
This jaw-droppingly audacious revenge thriller from the great Walter Hill (The Warriors, 48 Hours) stars Michelle Rodriguez as a lowlife killer … 
CastMichelle Rodriguez, Sigourney Weaver, Anthon…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$18

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Katherine Dieckmann
A lyrical, emotionally rich drama tracking Darcy as she travels the Deep South with her friend in an effort to process her grief over the loss o… 
CastHolly Hunter, Carrie Coon, and Kim Coates
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Werner Herzog, Clive Oppenh…
The great Werner Herzog teams up with volcanologist Clive Oppenheimer for this globe-trotting tour of some of the world’s most dangerous volcano… 
CastClive Oppenheimer
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom / Aus…
DOC$18

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Nanette Burstein
Oscar-nominated filmmaker Nanette Burstein (On the Ropes, The Kid Stays in the Picture) delves into the strange story of John McAfee, who went f… 
CastJohn McAfee
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$18A

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Steve James
Renowned documentarian Steve James (Hoop Dreams, Life Itself) chronicles the legal struggles of Abacus, a small, family-run Manhattan bank that … 
CastThomas Sung, Yiu Wah Wong, Raymond Tam, Cyru…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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Ana Lily Amirpour
A savage dystopian cannibal fairy tale set in a Texas wasteland where society's rejects are just trying to make ends meat. Ana Lily Amirpour’s … 
CastSuki Waterhouse, Jason Momoa, Giovanni Ribis…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
VAN$18A