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David Cronenberg
David Cronenberg’s third feature film, announced him as the master of "body horror" and features a fast spreading parasite that quickly overruns… 
CastJoe Silver, Ronald Mlodzik, Susan Petrie, Pa…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CTQFreeR

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Lav Diaz
Philippine cinematic luminary Lav Diaz draws inspiration from Dostoevsky and iconic compatriot José Rizal in this mature and boldly literate and… 
CastSid Lucero, Angeli Bayani, Archie Alemania, …
LanguageFilipino   CountryPhilippines
MAST$14A

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Mark Cousins
Director Mark Cousins follows his epic documentary The Story of Film with this globe-spanning rumination on children in the cinema, surveying su… 
CastMark Cousins
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
DOC$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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Raymond Teller
Renowned illusionists and professional debunkers Penn & Teller unite for this documentary investigation into the mysterious methods of Dutch Mas… 
CastPenn Jillette, Tim Jenison, Martin Mull, Phi…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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Caroline Link
When 17-year-old Ben visits his father Heinrich in Marrakech, it is the start of an adventurous journey through a foreign country with a picture… 
CastUlrich Tukur, Samuel Schneider, Hafsia Herzi…
LanguageArabic, German   CountryMorocco, Germany
SP$18A

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Kambozia Partovi and Jafar P…
Politically persecuted Iranian master Jafar Panahi — still under house arrest and banned from filmmaking for twenty years for engaging in "propa… 
CastMaryam Moghadam, Jafar Panahi, Kambozia Part…
LanguagePersian   CountryIran
MAST$14A

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Giorgos Servetas
City to City Opening Night Film Antigone returns from Athens to her troubled hometown, determined to keep a low profile. But this is a complex,… 
CastMarina Symeou, Nikos Yorgakis, Yorgos Kafetz…
LanguageGreek   CountryGreece
CTC$14A

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Albert Serra
Following his radical (re-)interpretations of Cervantes' Don Quixote (Honor de Cavalleria) and the Biblical tale of the Three Kings (Birdsong), … 
CastVincenç Altaió, Lluis Serrat, Xavier Pau, Cl…
LanguageCatalan   CountrySpain
WL$18A

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Lino Brocka
A brilliant fusion of florid melodrama and gritty realism, Lino Brocka’s story of a country boy traversing the myriad pitfalls of Manila’s urban… 
CastHilda Koronel, Bembol Roco, Lou Salvador Jr.…
LanguageFilipino   CountryPhilippines
CTQFree14A

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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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Pan Nalin
A spectacular exploration of varied paths of devotion that converge at one of the world’s most extraordinary religious events — the Kumbh Mela —… 
CastKishan Tiwari, Hatha Yogi Baba, Baby Bajrang…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
DOC$PG

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Judy Kibinge
Judy Kibinge’s daring yet elegant film is an uplifting parable about atonement, set against the deadly violence that followed the 2007 elections… 
CastSusan Wanjiru, Walter Kipchumba Lagat, David…
LanguageSwahili   CountryKenya
CWC$14A

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Chuck Workman
Significant cinema is far more than story-telling. It contains moments of truth that can’t be expressed any other way except through cinematic s… 
CastMike Leigh, Jonas Mekas, Yvonne Rainer, Davi…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$PG

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Leanne Pooley
Director Leanne Pooley (The Topp Twins) employs rarely seen footage, extensive archival interviews and stunning 3D technology to recreate the ep… 
CastChad Moffitt, Sonam Sherpa
LanguageEnglish   CountryNew Zealand
DOC$G

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Danis Tanovic
Acclaimed director Danis Tanovic won the Grand Jury Prize at the Berlin Film Festival for this unflinching exposé of the prejudices faced by Bos… 
CastSenada Alimanovic, Nazif Mujic, Sandra Mujic…
LanguageBosnian   CountryBosnia and Herzegovi…
CWS$14A

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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

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Lisa Langseth
Alicia Vikander (A Royal Affair) stars in this comedy-drama as a recovering control freak who finds support and a new lease on life when she ent… 
CastAlicia Vikander, David Dencik, Mira Eklund
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
CWC$18A

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Jennifer Baichwal, Edward Bu…
The doc looks at the repercussions of mankind’s use of resources. Distributor Mongrel Media has Canadian rights for the film, and a fall theatr… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish, Spanish, Hi…   CountryCanada
SP$PG

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Juan Cavestany
Working with the tiniest of micro-budgets, first-time feature filmmaker Juan Cavestany stages a series of bizarre, Buñuelian scenarios that offe… 
CastRaquel Guerrero, Diego Martin, David Luque, …
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
VAN$PG

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Robert Lepage, Pedro Pires
Triptych is a contemporary urban saga that tells the story of Michelle, a schizophrenic bookseller; Marie, a singer and actress; and Thomas, a G… 
CastFrédérike Bédard, Lise Castonguay, Hans Pies…
LanguageFrench, English, Ger…   CountryCanada
MAST$14A

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Yannis Sakaridis
Subtly echoing the 2005 episode dubbed "the Greek Watergate," a pair of telecom engineers set out to investigate hacker activity and make a scan… 
CastAlexandros Logothetis, Themis Bazaka, Giorgo…
LanguageGreek   CountryGreece
CTC$14A

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Catherine Breillat
An extraordinary collaboration between two legends of French cinema, Catherine Breillat’s brutally candid autobiographical drama stars Isabelle … 
CastIsabelle Huppert, Kool Shen, Lola Ursino, Ch…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MAST$14A

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Stephanie Spray, Pacho Velez
The makers of last year’s Festival hit Leviathan served as producers on this astounding sensorial stunner that takes us on a state-of-the-art ca… 
CastChabbi Lal Gandharba, Anish Gandharba, Bindu…
LanguageNepali   CountryNepal
WL$PG

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Pan Nalin
A spectacular exploration of varied paths of devotion that converge at one of the world’s most extraordinary religious events — the Kumbh Mela —… 
CastKishan Tiwari, Hatha Yogi Baba, Baby Bajrang…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
DOC$PG

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Asghar Farhadi
Following a four year separation, Ahmad returns to Paris from Tehran, upon his French wife Marie's request, in order to finalize their divorce p… 
CastBerenice Bejo, Rahim Tahar, Ali Mosaffa, Pau…
LanguageFrench, Persian   CountryFrance, Iran
SP$14A

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Megan Griffiths
A rock journalist is assigned to track down her ex-boyfriend. Lucky Them tells the story of Ellie Klug (Toni Collette), a rock journalist who … 
CastToni Collette, Ryan Eggold, Oliver Platt, Ni…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Ask Hasselbalch
A shy twelve-year-old becomes a superhero after being bitten by a very special ant, in this delightful comedy-adventure based on the popular chi… 
CastOscar Dietz, Nicolas Bro, Samuel Ting Graf, …
LanguageDanish   CountryDenmark
KIDYouthG

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Chris Marker, Pierre Lhomme
Chris Marker’s epic "direct cinema" portrait of Paris in May 1962 returns in this meticulous new restoration by the film’s cinematographer and c… 
CastSimone Signoret, Chris Marker, Yves Montand
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CTQFreeG

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Martin Provost
Emmanuelle Devos (Kings & Queen) stars in this gorgeously rendered biopic of the acclaimed French novelist Violette Leduc, whose intense and fra… 
CastEmmanuelle Devos, Sandrine Kiberlain, Cather…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance, Belgium
SP$14A

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Nils Tavernier
Inspired by the remarkable real-life feats of Rick and Dick Hoyt, this sophomore drama from veteran documentarian Nils Tavernier (Aurore) is the… 
CastAlexandra Lamy, Jacques Gamblin, Fabien Hér…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$PG

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Sarah McCarthy
Documentarian Sarah McCarthy (The Sound of Mumbai: A Musical) returns to the Festival with this extraordinary portrait of a Wisconsin family’s s… 
CastMasha Kulabokhova, Claudio Diaz, Cheryl Diaz…
LanguageEnglish, Russian   CountryUnited Kingdom
DOC$14A

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Shilpa Ranade
A captivating animated adaptation of a cherished children’s classic by Satyajit Ray, this timeless fable is the story of Goopi and Bagha, a pair… 
CastUnknown
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
KIDYouthG

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Alanis Obomsawin
Internationally acclaimed filmmaker and activist Alanis Obomsawin (Kahnesatake: 270 Years of Resistance) chronicles the Attawapiskat First Natio… 
CastShannen Koostachin
LanguageEnglish, Cree   CountryCanada
DOC$PG

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Stephen Brown
The story of a man who returns to the sea where he spent his childhood summers in search of peace following the death of his wife. After the de… 
CastCiarán Hinds, Charlotte Rampling, Natascha M…
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
CWC$14A

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Pirjo Honkasalo
A 14-year-old boy in a stifling Helsinki slum takes some unwise life lessons from his soon-to-be-incarcerated older brother, in Finnish master P… 
CastJohannes Brotherus, Jari Virman, Juhan Ulfsa…
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
MAST$14A

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Menelaos Karamaghiolis
The abduction of an Albanian-Greek orphan is the catalyst for an epic picaresque misadventure through Athens’ seedy underbelly in this dazzling … 
CastAlban Ukaj, Stefania Goulioti, Argiris Xafis…
LanguageGreek, Albanian   CountryGreece, Macedonia
CTC$14A

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Ivan Sen
An indigenous detective returns to the Outback to investigate the murder of a young girl. Detective Jay Swan returns to his outback hometown to… 
CastAaron Pedersen, Ryan Kwanten and Hugo Weavin…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
SP$14A

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Pawel Pawlikowski
Poland, 1962. Anna is a novice, an orphan brought up by nuns in a convent. Before she takes her vows, she is determined to see Wanda, her only l… 
CastAgata Kulesza, Dawid Ogrodnik, Agata Trzebuc…
LanguagePolish   CountryPoland
SP$PG

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Wang Bing
Director Wang Bing casts an understanding and non-judgmental eye on the inmates of a decrepit Chinese mental hospital in this eloquent and emoti… 
CastUnknown
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
WL$14A

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Maciek Szczerbowski and Chri…
Intergalactic monkeys, unwelcome tourists, the fear of forgetfulness, and 3D animation from Academy Award winners and nominees fill out this vis… 
CastSylvie Moreau, Victoria Diamond, Bradley Str…
LanguageEnglish / French / M…   CountryCanada
SCC$PG

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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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Ron Howard
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ron Howard joins us onstage for a live conversation, preceded by the world premiere of his star-studded concert … 
CastD’Angelo, Dirty Projectors, Gary Clark Jr, T…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$14A

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Jason Reitman
A precocious thirteen-year-old boy (Gattlin Griffith) and his divorced mother (Kate Winslet) are in for a life-changing surprise when they disco… 
CastKate Winslet, Josh Brolin, Gattlin Griffith,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Alain Resnais
A French actress (Emmanuelle Riva) recalls her traumatic wartime past while having an affair with a Japanese architect in Alain Resnais' masterf… 
CastEmmanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada
LanguageFrench, Japanese   CountryFrance, Japan
CTQFreeR

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Hirokazu Koreeda
Two families are forced to choose between nature and nurture — between their natural sons and the sons they have raised. 
CastMasaharu Fukuyama, Machiko Ono, Yoko Maki, L…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
SP$PG

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Maciek Szczerbowski and Chri…
Intergalactic monkeys, unwelcome tourists, the fear of forgetfulness, and 3D animation from Academy Award winners and nominees fill out this vis… 
CastSylvie Moreau, Victoria Diamond, Bradley Str…
LanguageEnglish / French / M…   CountryCanada
SCC$PG

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Madeleine Sackler
In the Republic of Belarus, Europe’s last remaining unreconstructed Communist dictatorship, the Belarus Free Theatre risks censorship, imprisonm… 
CastLavr Biarzhanin, Pavel Gorodnitski, Oleg Sid…
LanguageEnglish, Russian   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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Peter Hutton, Nathaniel Dors…
Three Landscapes, Peter Hutton (47 minutes): A silent film study of human figures on three distinct landscapes in the world. Detroit, Michigan,… 
CastVarious
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
WL$G

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Luc Marescot, Thierry Ragobe…
Amazonia, a 3D odyssey into the world's biggest rainforest : the Amazon Forest. Amazonia is a 3D odyssey into the world’s biggest rainforest. A… 
CastUnknown
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
KIDYouthPG

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Spike Jonze
Since bursting onto the scene with groundbreaking music videos for the likes of Daft Punk, Björk and the Beastie Boys, actor, photographer, and … 
CastJoaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$18

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Sol Friedman, Ian Lagarde, J…
From Chinese shipping captains with a soft spot for pop music to teens surfing the net for new love, things aren’t always as they appear in this… 
CastDeshay Padayachey, Stephen Rashotte, Sam , C…
LanguageEnglish / French / M…   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Penny Panayotopoulou
After a 10-year hiatus from filmmaking, director Penny Panayotopoulou makes her highly-anticipated return to the Festival with this poignant stu… 
CastKora Karvouni, Maria Skoula, Nikos Diamantis…
LanguageGreek   CountryGreece
CTC$PG

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Agnieszka Holland
This epic, long-form docudrama chronicles the political, legal, and moral fallout that followed after Czech student protester Jan Palach set him… 
CastTatiana Pauhofová, Jaroslava Pokorná, Petr S…
LanguageCzech   CountryCzech Republic
SP$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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Lance Daly
Life's a Breeze is a feel-good recession comedy about a family struggling to stay afloat and together through hard times in Ireland. A Dublin f… 
CastFionnula Flanagan, Pat Shortt, Kelly Thornto…
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
CWC$14A

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Guillaume Giovanetti, Cagla …
Filmmaking partners Guillaume Giovanetti and Cagla Zencirci immersed themselves in the magical world of Japanese folklore to create this intrica… 
CastMasahiro Yoshino, Masako Wajima, Xiao Mu Lee…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
CWC$14A

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Errol Morris
Former United States Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld, discusses his career in Washington D.C. from his days as a congressman in the early … 
CastErrol Morris, Donald Rumsfeld, Kenn Medeiros
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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Rithy Panh
Rithy Panh uses clay figures, archival footage, and his narration to recreate the atrocities Cambodia's Khmer Rouge committed between 1975 and 1… 
CastRandal Douc
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance, Cambodia
WL$14A

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Elina Psikou
A drolly absurd addition to Greece’s recent New Wave, this accomplished debut feature from Elina Psykou stars Christos Stergioglou (Dogtooth) as… 
CastChristos Stergioglou, Maria Kallimani, Yorgo…
LanguageGreek   CountryGreece
CTC$PG

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Clio Barnard
This loose update of the Oscar Wilde fable tells the tale of raging, impulsive Arbor, a boy kicked out of school and into an illegal trade, stea… 
CastConner Chapman, Shaun Thomas, Sean Gilder
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
CWC$14A

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Nicole Garcia
Two unlikely friends — a supply teacher and a lonely young boy suspended between two estranged parents — embark on a weekend motorcycle voyage f… 
CastLouise Bourgoin, Dominique Sanda, Pierre Roc…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$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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Atom Egoyan
The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a satanic ritu… 
CastReese Witherspoon, Colin Firth, Kevin Durand…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Ritesh Batra
Middle class housewife Ila is trying once again to add some spice to her marriage, this time through her cooking. She desperately hopes this new… 
CastDenzil Smith, Bharati Achrekar, Nakul Vaid, …
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
GALA$$PG

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Peter Hutton, Nathaniel Dors…
Three Landscapes, Peter Hutton (47 minutes): A silent film study of human figures on three distinct landscapes in the world. Detroit, Michigan,… 
CastVarious
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
WL$G

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Chris Jordan
Renowned photo-based artist Chris Jordan’s feature debut focuses on the albatrosses who inhabit the remote Midway Atoll island, nesting amidst m… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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Kelly Reichardt
A drama centered on three environmentalists who plot to blow up a dam. When do legitimate convictions demand illegal behaviors? What happens to… 
CastJesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning, Peter Sarsg…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$PG

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Joseph H. Lewis
This stylistically audacious, seminal "rural noir" from director Joseph H. Lewis placed American reverence for firearms in its crosshairs, unloa… 
CastJohn Dall, Peggy Cummins, Berry Kroeger, Mor…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CTQFreePG

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Sol Friedman, Ian Lagarde, J…
From Chinese shipping captains with a soft spot for pop music to teens surfing the net for new love, things aren’t always as they appear in this… 
CastDeshay Padayachey, Stephen Rashotte, Sam , C…
LanguageEnglish / French / M…   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Anup Singh
Set amidst the ethnic cleansing and general chaos that accompanied India’s partition in 1947, this sweeping drama stars Irrfan Khan — also appea… 
CastIrrfan Khan, Tillotama Shome, Rasika Dugal, …
LanguagePanjabi   CountryIndia
CWS$14A

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Clio Barnard
This loose update of the Oscar Wilde fable tells the tale of raging, impulsive Arbor, a boy kicked out of school and into an illegal trade, stea… 
CastConner Chapman, Shaun Thomas, Sean Gilder
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
CWC$14A

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Richard Ayoade
A comedy centered on a man who is driven insane by the appearance of his doppleganger. Simon is a timid man, scratching out an isolated existen… 
CastJesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska, Wallace Sha…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Yervant Gianikian, Angela Ri…
Yervant Gianikian and Angela Ricci Lucchi’s PAYS BARBARE, an experimental, archival study of colonial Ethiopia. Milan-based duo Yervant Gianiki… 
CastUnknown
LanguageFrench, Italian   CountryFrance
WL$14A

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Beeban Kidron
In a short span of time, our lives have been transformed by mobile phones and internet technologies — what does this mean, particularly for a ge… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
MAV$14A

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Ben Rivers, Ben Russell
A SPELL TO WARD OFF THE DARKNESS follows a single character at three disparate moments in his life: alone in the wilderness of Northern Finland,… 
CastRobert Aiki Aubrey Lowe
LanguageUnknown   CountryFrance | Estonia
WL$14A

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John Maloof, Charlie Siskel
This intriguing documentary shuttles from New York to France to Chicago as it traces the life story of the late Vivian Maier, a career nanny who… 
CastVivian Maier, John Maloof
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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Louise Archambault
Quebecois director Louise Archambault follows her smart and refreshing debut feature Familia with this tender drama about a developmentally chal… 
CastGabrielle Marion-Rivard, Alexandre Landry, M…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Barry Avrich
Barry Avrich’s account of the life of this most unlikely revolutionary of the 1960s counterculture is energetic, iconoclastic and well researche… 
CastXaviera Hollander, Alan Dershowitz, Bob Gucc…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DOC$14A

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Alexandros Avranas
Greek director Alexandros Avranas’ chilling and incisive drama recounts an 11-year-old girl’s inexplicable suicide — and the family secrets that… 
CastThemis Panou, Eleni Roussinou, Reni Pittaki,…
LanguageGreek   CountryGreece
CTC$18A

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Charlie Paul
For No Good Reason explores the connection between life and art, seen through the eyes of seminal British artist Ralph Steadman. We take a trip … 
CastRalph Steadman, Johnny Depp, Terry Gilliam
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
MAV$14A

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Sebastián Lelio
A story set in Santiago and centered on Gloria, a free-spirited older woman, and the realities of her whirlwind relationship with a former naval… 
CastPaulina García, Sergio Hernández, Diego Font…
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile
SP$18A

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Edgar Reitz
Edgar Reitz tells this dramatic story of love and family against the backdrop of rural Germany in the mid-19th century, a time when entire pover… 
CastJan Dieter Schneider, Antonia Bill, Maximili…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
MAST$PG

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Caroline Strubbe
A road movie. An unorthodox crime story. Portrait of an unlikely companionship. Belgian director Caroline Strubbe’s uniquely crafted second feat… 
CastKimke Desart, Zoltan Miklos Hajdu
LanguageDutch   CountryNetherlands
WL$14A

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Cassandra Cronenberg, Kays M…
Performance is at the centre of this daring programme of boundary-pushing shorts that explore questions of history, politics, and identity. Can… 
CastCassandra Cronenberg, Beverley Kolbe, Marc D…
LanguageEnglish / French   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Denis Villeneuve
Based on The Double by Nobel Laureate José Saramago, this film explores the troubled psyche of a man who is torn between his mistress and his wi… 
CastJake Gyllenhaal, Mélanie Laurent, Sarah Gado…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$$18A

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Don McKellar
The tiny Newfoundland outport of Tickle Head is set for financial salvation if they can secure a petrochemical plant. Their odds are slim, as a … 
CastBrendan Gleeson, Taylor Kitsch, Gordon Pinse…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
GALA$$PG

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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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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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Nils Tavernier
Inspired by the remarkable real-life feats of Rick and Dick Hoyt, this sophomore drama from veteran documentarian Nils Tavernier (Aurore) is the… 
CastAlexandra Lamy, Jacques Gamblin, Fabien Hér…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$PG

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Ralph Fiennes
At the height of his career, Charles Dickens meets a younger woman who becomes his secret lover until his death. Nelly (Felicity Jones), a hap… 
CastRalph Fiennes, Felicity Jones, Michelle Fair…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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David Mackenzie
The prison movie genre gets a fresh shot of youthful grit in this hard-hitting but big-hearted drama about a teenaged inmate transferred to the … 
CastRupert Friend, Ben Mendelsohn, Jack O'Connel…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Mohamad Malas
Mohamad Malas, recognized widely as Syrian cinema’s first auteur, resurrects the ghosts of his country’s thirty-year-old dictatorship with this … 
CastNajla el Wa'za, Lara Saade, Bilal Martini, G…
LanguageArabic   CountrySyria
CWC$14A

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Philippe Kotlarski, Anne Wei…
1979: Cousins Carole and Jérôme go on an organized trip to Odessa, behind the Iron Curtain. During the day, posing as tourists celebrating their… 
CastDmitry Brauer, Alexandre Chacon, Soko, Jérém…
LanguageFrench | Hebrew | Ru…   CountryFrance
CWS$14A

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Ahmad Abdalla
In one of the most extraordinary nights in the history of Egypt, the prisons were suddenly opened, leaving thousands of prisoners wandering in t… 
CastAsser Yassin, Atef Yousef, Amr Abed, Yara Go…
LanguageArabic   CountryEgypt
CWC$14A

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Dexter Fletcher
Sunshine on Leith is based on the sensational stage hit of the same name, featuring music by pop-folk band The Proclaimers. The film follows the… 
CastPeter Mullan, Jane Horrocks, George MacKay, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$PG

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Cassandra Cronenberg, Kays M…
Performance is at the centre of this daring programme of boundary-pushing shorts that explore questions of history, politics, and identity. Can… 
CastCassandra Cronenberg, Beverley Kolbe, Marc D…
LanguageEnglish / French   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Avi Nesher
A mysterious prisoner— part con man, part prophet— is held in a dark and musty Jerusalem slum apartment. His neighbour is a cool cat graffiti ar… 
CastAdir Miller, Ori Hizkiah, Yehuda Levi, Yuval…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
CWS$14A

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James Franco
The latest from actor-turned-filmmaker James Franco is adapted from characteristically tough and violent Cormac McCarthy novel that draws the di… 
CastJames Franco, Scott Haze, Tim Blake Nelson a…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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David Frankel
A comedy centered on an aspiring singer who becomes a reality-show sensation. This hugely inspiring bio-pic chronicles British tenor Paul Pott… 
CastJames Corden, Julie Walters, Mackenzie Crook…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Roberto Rossellini
Shot in the war-torn streets of Rome, using remnants of film stock and relying on erratic electricity, Rome, Open City, presented here in a newl… 
CastAldo Fabrizi, Anna Magnani, Marcello Paglier…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
CTQFree14A

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Stéphane Moukarzel, Fantavio…
From restless teens occupying an abandoned mansion to a family waiting for planes to land, the seemingly innocuous — but finally decisive — thin… 
CastLiridon Rashiti, Minoo Gundevia, Deena Aziz,…
LanguageEnglish, French   CountryCanada
SCC$PG

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Hany Abu-Assad
Trust and identity are stretched like wire in an impossible West Bank love story. Desires for individual and collective freedom collide. Mere sa… 
CastWaleed F. Zuaiter, Leem Lubany, Adam Bakri, …
LanguageArabic   CountryPalestine
SP$PG

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Thanos Anastopoulos
Taking inspiration from the financial crisis that continues to devastate Greece, the third feature from Thanos Anastopoulous is a taut and timel… 
CastSavina Alimani, Aggelos Papadimas, Yorgos Sy…
LanguageGreek   CountryGreece
CTC$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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Claire Denis
Supertanker captain Marco Silvestri is called back urgently to Paris. His sister Sandra is desperate; her husband has committed suicide, the fam… 
CastVincent Lindon, Chiara Mastroianni, Lola Cré…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MAST$14A

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Gianni Amelio
This film is an affecting and timely story about a middle-aged, precariously employed jack-of-all-trades in Milan who doggedly tries to get by i… 
CastAntonio Albanese
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$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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Róbert I. Douglas
Gary is in Beijing to make it big. After failing to impress his Chinese investors he soon takes up teaching English. Gary's real reasons for sta… 
CastCarlos Ottery, Chris Loton, Ai Wan, Cromwell…
LanguageMandarin, English   CountryChina, Ireland
CWC$14A

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Thomas Imbach
A queen who lost three kingdoms. A wife who lost three husbands. A woman who lost her head. The brilliant young French actress Camille Rutherfo… 
CastCamille Rutherford, Mehdi Dehbi, Sean Bigger…
LanguageEnglish, French   CountrySwitzerland, France…
SP$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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Toa Fraser
Toa Fraser’s beautifully photographed film captures the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s staging of the classic — about a deceptive nobleman’s punishm… 
CastGillian Murphy, Huan Qi
LanguageEnglish   CountryNew Zealand
CWC$G

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Corneliu Porumboiu
It’s the middle of a film shoot and Paul, the director, is having an affair with Alina, an actress playing a supporting role. With Alina’s last … 
CastDiana Avramut, Bogdan Dumitrache, Mihaela Si…
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania
CWC$14A

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Dyana Gaye
The debut feature from Franco-Senegalese filmmaker Dyana Gaye charts the interconnected destinies of three far-flung sojourners across three con… 
CastMaya Sansa, Mata Gabin, Ralph Amoussou, Marè…
LanguageFrench | Wolof   CountryFrance | Senegal
CWC$14A

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Jeremy Saulnier
When the man who killed his parents is released from prison, a rootless drifter returns to his Virginia hometown to seek revenge, in this stark,… 
CastMacon Blair, Devin Ratray, Amy Hargreaves, K…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
VAN$14A

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Paolo Sorrentino
The story of an aging writer who bitterly recollects his passionate, lost youth. A portrait of today's Rome. Rome, in the splendour of summer.… 
CastToni Servillo, Carlo Verdone, Sabrina Ferill…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$18A

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Leticia Tonos
The story of a shantytown of Santo Domingo where the Haitian Janvier and the Dominican Rudy — half-brothers who hate each other — will fight for… 
CastJames Saintil, Akari Endo, Yasser Michelén
LanguageSpanish   CountryDominican Republic
CWS$14A

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Stéphane Moukarzel, Fantavio…
From restless teens occupying an abandoned mansion to a family waiting for planes to land, the seemingly innocuous — but finally decisive — thin… 
CastLiridon Rashiti, Minoo Gundevia, Deena Aziz,…
LanguageEnglish, French   CountryCanada
SCC$PG

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John Curran
Mia Wasikowska (Alice in Wonderland, The Kids Are All Right) stars in the astonishing true story of Robyn Davidson, who in 1977 set out on a sol… 
CastMia Wasikowska, Adam Driver
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
SP$PG

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Reha Erdem
An island off the coast of Turkey is about to be evacuated due to a possible earthquake — but its inhabitants have been stricken with a mysterio… 
CastBinnur Kaya, Philip Arditti, Kevork Malikyan…
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey
SP$PG

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Alain Guiraudie
Summertime. A cruising spot for men, tucked away on the shores of a lake. Franck falls in love with Michel. An attractive, potent and lethally d… 
CastPierre Deladonchamps, Christophe Paou, Patri…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$14A

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Yasujirô Ozu
The sublime final film from Japanese master Yasujiro Ozu is as great in its way as his earlier masterpieces Tokyo Story and Early Summer. 
CastShima Iwashita, Chishu Ryu, Keiji Sata, Mari…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
CTQFreePG

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Calin Peter Netzer
Well-to-do, well-connected Bucharest society lady Cornelia takes the driver’s seat when her 34-year-old son gets involved in a deadly accident. … 
CastBogdan Dumitrache, Luminita Gheorghiu, Flori…
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania
CWC$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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Alexey Fedorchenko
Comprised of 23 vignettes illuminating the pagan-influenced mores of western Russia’s Meadow Mari, the latest film from director Alexey Fedorche… 
CastJulia Aug
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
VAN$18A

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Jean-Marie Straub, João Pedr…
Featuring new works by master filmmakers Jean-Marie Straub (Le Genou d’Artémide), João Pedro Rodrigues (The Last Time I Saw Macao), and Miguel G… 
CastBarbara Ulrich, Daniel Redondo Martinéz, Gum…
LanguageFrench, Portuguese, …   CountryFrance, Portugal, Ge…
WL$14A

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Jia Zhangke
Internationally acclaimed Chinese master Jia Zhangke (The World) won the Best Screenplay prize at Cannes for this startling — and startlingly vi… 
CastZhao Tao, Jiang Wu, Wang Baoqiang, Luo Lansh…
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
MAST$14A

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Fraser Munden and Neil Rathb…
Friends and criminals — and their chance encounters — link this programme to make keen observations that, from coast to coast, we’re not always … 
CastChris McMahon, Ralph Whims, Stefan Czernatow…
LanguageEnglish / French   CountryCanada