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Petr Václav
The unhappy lives of a shop clerk, a bouncer, a stripper, and a prison guard intersect in this nihilistic black comedy set in an isolated centra… 
CastKarel Roden, Lenka Vlasakova, Miroslav Hanus…
LanguageCzech | Romany   CountryCzech Republic
CWC$18

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Petra Epperlein, Michael Tu…
Petra Epperlein and Michael Tucker (Gunner Palace, The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair) take a powerfully personal journey through… 
CastUnknown
LanguageGerman   CountryUSA / Germany
DOC$PG

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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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Wong Chun
An absentee father and his bipolar son are forced to live together as they struggle with a recent family tragedy. The tension and anxiety boil a… 
CastEric Tsang and Shawn Yue
LanguageCantonese   CountryHong Kong
DISC$14A

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Stephan Streker
Eighteen-year-old Zahira has grown up in a Pakistani family in Belgium. She now finds herself pregnant, but wants to keep the baby she’s carryin… 
CastLina El Arabi, Sébastien Houbani, Babak Kari…
LanguageFrench/Urdu   CountryBelgium/France/Luxem…
DISC$14A

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Mamadou Dia, Sanja Zivkovic,…
Samedi Cinema - In northern Senegal, a couple of resourceful young cinephiles hatch a plan to raise the cash for a couple of movie tickets befor… 
CastFallou Keita, Assane Lo, Saikou Lo, Cheikh A…
LanguageFulah/Pulaar, Wolof,…   CountrySenegal / USA, Canad…
SC$18

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Ralitza Petrova
Driven by her morphine addiction and easy cash, a nurse steals ID cards from her elderly patients and sells them on the black market. Isolated a… 
CastIrena Ivanova, Ivan Nalbantov, Ventzislav Ko…
LanguageBulgarian   CountryBulgaria
DISC$18A

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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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Marie-Castille Mention-Schaa…
Director Marie-Castille Mention-Schaar parallels the stories of two teenage girls — one a would-be jihadist, the other a model student who strik… 
CastNoémie Merlant, Naomi Amarger, Clotilde Cour…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$14A

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Akin Omotoso
Director Akin Omotoso weaves together three separate stories to create a gripping yet compassionate portrait of small-town characters immersed i… 
CastMncedisi Shabangu, Zimkhitha Nyoka, Nomonde …
LanguageZulu   CountrySouth Africa
CWC$14A

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Lucía Carreras
Two women, living on the margins of their society, become the unlikely caretakers for a lost baby, in director Lucía Carreras’ compelling and he… 
CastÁngeles Cruz, Angelina Peláez, Mercedes Pasc…
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico / Spain
CWC$PG

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Ryszard Bugajski
Haunted by her ruthless past, a former high-ranking security officer in Poland’s communist government seeks an audience with the Primate of the … 
CastMaria Mamona, Malgorzata Zajaczkowska, Janus…
LanguagePolish   CountryPoland
CWC$18

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Ivan I. Tverdovsky
A lonely and seemingly unremarkable middle-aged zoo worker redefines her life after discovering she has grown a tail, in a film that is part com… 
CastNatalia Pavlenkova, Dmitry Groshev, Irina Ch…
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
CWS$18

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Mahmoud al Massad
Imprisoned on an unfair charge of fraud, a mild-mannered Jordanian contractor discovers that prison has its own rhythms, rules, and economies — … 
CastAhmad Thaher, Maher Khammash, Odai Hijazi, N…
LanguageArabic   CountryJordan
DISC$PG

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Richie Mehta
Directed by Richie Mehta, executive produced by Ridley Scott and powered by Google, <em>India in a Day</em> is a new form of non-fiction filmmak… 
CastUnknown
LanguageHindi / English   CountryIndia / United Kingd…
DOC$G

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Selma Vilhunen
Twelve-year-old Varpu is quickly blossoming into a young woman, despite her single mother’s overprotective nature. When her curiosity gets the b… 
CastLinnea Skog, Paula Vesala, Lauri Maijala, Sa…
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
DISC$PG

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Philip Gnadt, Mickey Yamine
This handsome and heartfelt documentary takes us into the world of the Gaza Strip’s surfing enthusiasts, and reveals a formidable resilience pul… 
CastSabah Abu Ghanem, Mohammed Abu Jayab, Ibrahi…
LanguageArabic   CountryPalestine
DOC$PG

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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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Kemi Adetiba
A lavish wedding escalates into pure Lagosian chaos, in this wild romcom produced by media mogul Mo Abudu. Everyone knows that there ain't no p… 
CastBanky Wellington, Adesua Etomi, Richard Mofe…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNigeria
CTC$14A

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Hope Dickson Leach
After her brother’s suicide, a young woman returns to her family farm to confront her brooding and embittered father, in this beautifully contro… 
CastEllie Kendrick, David Troughton, Jack Holden
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
DISC$14A

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Marie Noëlle
Polish actress Karolina Gruszka stars in this sweeping biography of the legendary, Nobel Prize-winning physicist and chemist, who courted contro… 
CastKarolina Gruszka, Arieh Worthalter, Charles …
LanguageFrench   CountryGermany / France / P…
CWC$14A

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Stephan Streker
Eighteen-year-old Zahira has grown up in a Pakistani family in Belgium. She now finds herself pregnant, but wants to keep the baby she’s carryin… 
CastLina El Arabi, Sébastien Houbani, Babak Kari…
LanguageFrench/Urdu   CountryBelgium/France/Luxem…
DISC$14A

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Johannes Nyholm
A young man born with physical challenges that impede his ability to communicate finds freedom in his fantasies, in this striking feature debut … 
CastJohan Kylén
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
DISC$PG

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Alison Maclean
A young student at a drama school faces a moral conundrum when his budding romance becomes fodder for a final-year performance, in director Alis… 
CastKerry Fox, James Rolleston, Alice Englert, E…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNew Zealand
CWC$14A

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Alexey Mizgirev
A professional duellist in 19th-century Russia has second thoughts about his profession when he meets the beautiful sister of a future opponent,… 
CastPetr Fedorov, Vladimir Mashkov, Martin Wuttk…
LanguageRussian, German   CountryRussia
SP$14A

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Erik Skjoldbjærg
Norwegian director Erik Skjoldbjærg (Insomnia) returns with this slow-burning psychological study about a young arsonist terrorizing a rural com… 
CastTrond Hjort Nilssen, Per Frisch, Liv Bernhof…
LanguageNorwegian   CountryNorway
CWC$14A

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Ashley McKenzie
Blaise and Nessa are marginalized methadone users in a small town. Each day they push their rusty lawn mower door-to-door begging to cut grass. … 
CastAndrew Gillis, Bhreagh MacNeil
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DISC$14A

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Yanillys Perez
In this debut feature documentary, we follow 12-year old Jeffrey as he dreams of becoming a reggaeton star while working to survive on the rough… 
CastJoselito de la Cruz, Jeyson de la Cruz, Juni…
LanguageSpanish   CountryDominican Republic
DISC$PG

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Tony Elliott
In a future where corporations battle against sovereign nations over the last of the world’s energy supplies, Renton and Hannah relive a deadly … 
CastRobbie Amell, Rachael Taylor
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DISC$14A

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Adrian Sitaru
A headline-grabbing sex scandal gives a Romanian trainee at a French news network an opportunity for his big break, in this charged moral drama … 
CastTudor Aaron Istodor, Mehdi Nebbou, Nicolas W…
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania
CWC$18

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Dain Iskandar Said
A shell-shocked forensics photographer is drawn into a supernatural murder mystery that reveals Kuala Lampur’s underworld of ancient magic and s… 
CastShaheizy Sam , Nicholas Saputra, Prisia Nasu…
LanguageMalay   CountryMalaysia
VAN$18A

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Fernando Guzzoni
The volatile relationship between a wayward teen and his disapproving father comes to a head when the boy seeks shelter from the police, in the … 
CastNicolás Durán, Alejandro Goic
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile/Colombia
DISC$18A

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Yousry Nasrallah
A family of caterers in a small Egyptian village prepares for a big wedding feast while balancing sibling rivalry, romantic entanglements, and c… 
CastLaila Eloui, Menna Shalaby, Bassem Samra
LanguageArabic   CountryEgypt
CWC$PG

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Tizza Covi, Rainer Frimmel
After a superstitious lion tamer loses his good-luck charm, he sets out on a magical, picaresque odyssey across Italy to find "Mister Universo,"… 
CastTairo Caroli, Wendy Weber, Arthur Robin
LanguageItalian   CountryAustria / Italy
CWC$18

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Theodore Ushev, Rebecca Adde…
Blind Vaysha - With one eye that can only see the past and one that can only see the future, a girl is tormented by two irreconcilable realities… 
CastCaroline Dhavernas, Liisa Repo-Martell, Chri…
LanguageEnglish, Swedish   CountryCanada, Sweden, USA,…
SC$18

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Kimo Stamboel, Timo Tjahjant…
Uwais plays a young man who washes ashore, an amnesiac with a serious head injury whose past comes back to haunt him shortly after being nursed … 
CastJulie Estelle, David Hendrawan, Chelsea Isla…
LanguageIndonesian   CountryIndonesia
MM$18A

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Nicole van Kilsdonk
Ten-year-old Toda lives in a bakery with her dad and knows everything there is to know about cakes and pastries. Then, one day, her life is turn… 
CastCeleste Holsheimer, Matsen Montsma, Teun Kui…
LanguageDutch   CountryNetherlands
KIDYouthPG

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Antoine Fuqua
With the town of Rose Creek under the deadly control of industrialist Bartholomew Bogue (Peter Sarsgaard), the desperate townspeople, led by Emm… 
CastDenzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Lucía Carreras
Two women, living on the margins of their society, become the unlikely caretakers for a lost baby, in director Lucía Carreras’ compelling and he… 
CastÁngeles Cruz, Angelina Peláez, Mercedes Pasc…
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico / Spain
CWC$PG

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Deepak Rauniyar
A former Maoist rebel struggles to reintegrate with his unwelcoming community and move beyond a painful past, in this beautiful social drama fro… 
CastDayahang Rai, Asha Magrati, Rabindra Singh B…
LanguageNepali   CountryNepal
CWC$PG

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Adam Leon
A young man finds love in an unlikely place when he subs in for his brother on a shady deal, in this charming romantic caper comedy from writer-… 
CastCallum Turner, Grace Van Patten, Mike Birbig…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$14A

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Erik Skjoldbjærg
Norwegian director Erik Skjoldbjærg (Insomnia) returns with this slow-burning psychological study about a young arsonist terrorizing a rural com… 
CastTrond Hjort Nilssen, Per Frisch, Liv Bernhof…
LanguageNorwegian   CountryNorway
CWC$14A

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Rahmatou Keïta
Recently returned to her home in rural Niger after completing her degree abroad, a young woman suffering from the pain of a lost love finds rene… 
CastMagaajyia Silberfeld, Aïchatou Moussa, Aïcha…
LanguageSonghoy, Zarma, Haus…   CountryNiger / Burkina Faso…
CWC$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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Fernando León de Aranoa
A fascinating behind-the-scenes documentary about the rise of Podemos, the insurgent Spanish political party founded on the basis of a nationwid… 
CastCarolina Bescansa, Ada Colau, Xavier Domènec…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
DOC$G

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Emil Ben-Shimon
An accident during a bar mitzvah celebration leads to a gendered rift in a devout Orthodox community in Jerusalem, in this rousing, good-hearted… 
CastEvelin Hagoel, Igal Naor, Orna Banay, Einat …
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
CWC$PG

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Claude Barras
Based on the book Autobiography of a Courgette by French author Gilles Paris, My Life as a Courgette tells the story of nine-year-old Courgette … 
CastGaspard Schlatter, Sixtine Mura
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
KIDYouthPG

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Marie Noëlle
Polish actress Karolina Gruszka stars in this sweeping biography of the legendary, Nobel Prize-winning physicist and chemist, who courted contro… 
CastKarolina Gruszka, Arieh Worthalter, Charles …
LanguageFrench   CountryGermany / France / P…
CWC$14A

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Zeki Demirkubuz
In this slow-burning psychological drama from Turkish director Zeki Demirkubuz, an Istanbul seamstress struggling with the debts left behind by … 
CastAslihan Gurbuz, Caner Cindoruk, Taner Birsel…
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey
CWC$18

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Tony Elliott
In a future where corporations battle against sovereign nations over the last of the world’s energy supplies, Renton and Hannah relive a deadly … 
CastRobbie Amell, Rachael Taylor
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DISC$14A

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Juho Kuosmanen
Winner of a top prize at this year’s Cannes festival, this irresistible and touching debut feature is a funny and forlorn comedy-drama inspired … 
CastJarkko Lahti, Oona Airola, Eero Milonoff
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
DISC$PG

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Andrzej Wajda
The great Polish director Andrzej Wajda returns with this passionate biopic about avant-garde artist Wladyslaw Strzeminski (brilliantly played b… 
CastBoguslaw Linda, Bronislawa Zamachowska, Zofi…
LanguagePolish   CountryPoland
MAST$PG

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Kevan Funk
A young junior hockey player's life is shattered by an in-game act of violence. In an instant his life is abruptly turned upside down; torn from… 
CastJared Abrahamson, Kurt Max Runte, Joe Dion B…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DISC$14A

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Izer Aliu
After losing his job on the first day of school, an idealistic teacher attempts to get rehired by locking his students in the classroom and forc… 
CastBurhan Amiti
LanguageAlbanian   CountryAlbania
DISC$PG

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Pooja Gurung and Bibhusan Ba…
Dadyaa - In their remote village, haunted by memories, Atimaley and Devi find themselves faced with a dilemma when a dear friend leaves without … 
CastParimal Damai, Chham Kala Damai, Mara Joly, …
LanguageNepali, French, Gree…   CountryNepal, Canada, Greec…
SC$18

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Chloé Robichaud
The paths of three women cross in Besco, a small isolated island facing an important economic crisis. 
CastMacha Grenon, Emily VanCamp, Nathalie Doumma…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$PG

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Maya Zinshtein
Filmmaker Maya Zinshtein embeds herself inside the locker room of Jerusalem’s Beitar football club, which became a flashpoint for controversy in… 
CastZaur Sadayev, Dzhabrail Kadiyev, Eli Tabib
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
DOC$14A

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Ulrich Seidl
Austrian provocateur Ulrich Seidl (Dog Days) returns to Africa for this raw, grimly humourous portrait of European tourists hunting animals for … 
CastGerald Eichinger, Eva Hofmann, Manuel Eichin…
LanguageGerman   CountryAustria
MAST$18

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Hope Dickson Leach
After her brother’s suicide, a young woman returns to her family farm to confront her brooding and embittered father, in this beautifully contro… 
CastEllie Kendrick, David Troughton, Jack Holden
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
DISC$14A

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Onur Tukel
A reunion between two old school friends sparks a no-holds-barred war of attrition, in this outrageously madcap black comedy. 
CastSandra Oh, Anne Heche, Alicia Silverstone, C…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Raúl Arévalo
The tentative romance between a gentle Madrid labourer and a working single mother becomes a struggle for survival when the woman’s violent boyf… 
CastAntonio de la Torre, Luis Callejo, Ruth Díaz
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
DISC$14A

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Ashley McKenzie
Blaise and Nessa are marginalized methadone users in a small town. Each day they push their rusty lawn mower door-to-door begging to cut grass. … 
CastAndrew Gillis, Bhreagh MacNeil
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DISC$14A

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Olivier Assayas
Kristen Stewart reunites with director Olivier Assayas (Clouds of Sils Maria) for this artful ghost story about a young woman trying to reconnec… 
CastKristen Stewart, Lars Eidinger, Sigrid Bouaz…
LanguageEnglish   CountryFrance
MAST$14A

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Rasmus Heisterberg
It’s summer in Copenhagen; a time of endless days and carefree nights for medical student Simon and his best friends. They drink excessively, ch… 
CastKristoffer Bech, Elliott Crosset Hove, Victo…
LanguageDanish   CountryDenmark
DISC$14A

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Guetty Felin
A grieving young boy discovers he has a superpower, an old fisherman thinks the cure for his ailing wife can be found in the sea, and a muse str… 
CastJoakim Cohen, Anisia Uzeyman, Jaures Andris,…
LanguageHaitian Creole, Fren…   CountryHaiti
CWC$PG

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Dain Iskandar Said
A shell-shocked forensics photographer is drawn into a supernatural murder mystery that reveals Kuala Lampur’s underworld of ancient magic and s… 
CastShaheizy Sam , Nicholas Saputra, Prisia Nasu…
LanguageMalay   CountryMalaysia
VAN$18A

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Mong-Hong CHUNG
A Taiwanese drug mule has his foolproof smuggling method thrown out of whack when he catches a ride with the wrong cab driver, in this highly en… 
CastMichael HUI, Na DOW, Leon DAI, TOU Chung-Hua…
LanguageMandarin   CountryTaiwan
VAN$18A

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Mbithi Masya
The afterlife is a mysterious and eerie state for newly-dead twenty-something Kaleche, who has no memory of her life or death. When she meets Th… 
CastNyokabi Gethaiga, Elsaphan Njora
LanguageSwahili   CountryKenya
DISC$14A

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Terril Calder, Ena Sendijare…
SNIP - In this richly layered stop-motion animation, written and narrated by award-winning author Joseph Boyden, Annie and Gordon travel through… 
CastJoseph Boyden, Alena Dzebo, Mario Knezovic, …
LanguageEnglish, Dutch, Bosn…   CountryCanada, Netherlands,…
SC$18

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Terrence Malick
Visionary filmmaker Terrence Malick (The New World, The Tree of Life) directs this spectacular IMAX documentary, which chronicles nothing less t… 
CastBrad Pitt
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SE$PG

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Emilie Deleuze
Some would say Aurore lives a boring life. But when you are a 13-year-old girl and have an uncompromising way of looking at boys, school, family… 
CastLéna Magnien, Patricia Mazuy, Philippe Duque…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
KIDYouthPG

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Steve Gukas
Bimbo Akintola, Danny Glover and TIFF Rising Star Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama star in director Steve Gukas’ riveting real-life thriller about courag… 
CastDanny Glover, Bimbo Akintola, Somkele Idhala…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNigeria
CTC$$14A

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Rachel Lambert
A man must return home to rural Kentucky where he and his family, fragmented and haunted, still carry the stigma of a murder his brother committ… 
CastMichael Abbott Jr., Marin Ireland, Paul Spar…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$18A

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Konkona Sensharma
Set in 1979, this coming of age story follows a shy young Indian student who quietly and fatefully unravels during a family road trip to McClusk… 
CastVikrant Massey, Ranvir Shorey, Kalki Koechli…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
SP$14A

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Adrian Sitaru
A headline-grabbing sex scandal gives a Romanian trainee at a French news network an opportunity for his big break, in this charged moral drama … 
CastTudor Aaron Istodor, Mehdi Nebbou, Nicolas W…
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania
CWC$18

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Christopher Guest
Starring many of his regular troupe of actors, Christopher Guest’s new comedy takes place in the ultra-competitive world of sports mascots where… 
CastJennifer Coolidge, Jane Lynch, Fred Willard,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$PG

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Rasmus Heisterberg
It’s summer in Copenhagen; a time of endless days and carefree nights for medical student Simon and his best friends. They drink excessively, ch… 
CastKristoffer Bech, Elliott Crosset Hove, Victo…
LanguageDanish   CountryDenmark
DISC$14A

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Akin Omotoso
Director Akin Omotoso weaves together three separate stories to create a gripping yet compassionate portrait of small-town characters immersed i… 
CastMncedisi Shabangu, Zimkhitha Nyoka, Nomonde …
LanguageZulu   CountrySouth Africa
CWC$14A

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Yesim Ustaoglu
Turkish writer-director Yesim Ustaoglu offers a parallel study of two women -- a psychiatrist with a long-time live-in partner and a wife in a c… 
CastFunda Eryigit, Ecem Uzun, Mehmet Kurtulus, O…
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey
CWC$18

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Erin Heidenreich
An intimate portrait of Maria Toorpakai, who defies threats to herself and her family from Islamic fundamentalists in order to represent Pakista… 
CastMaria Toorpakai Wazir, Shamsul Qayyum Wazir,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryPakistan / Canada
DOC$18

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Goran Paskaljevic
The latest from Serbian director Goran Paskaljevic (Cabaret Balkan) is a visually stunning fable set in a remote Himalayan village, where the re… 
CastVictor Banerjee, Geetanjali Thapa, Uttara Ba…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia / Serbia
MAST$18

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Ivan I. Tverdovsky
A lonely and seemingly unremarkable middle-aged zoo worker redefines her life after discovering she has grown a tail, in a film that is part com… 
CastNatalia Pavlenkova, Dmitry Groshev, Irina Ch…
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
CWS$18

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Midi Z
Two illegal Burmese migrants fleeing their country’s civil war find love with each other while struggling to survive in the bustling cities of T… 
CastKo Kai, Wu Ke-Xi
LanguageEnglish, Chinese, Th…   CountryTaiwan / Myanmar
CWC$14A

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Peter Monsaert
This film zooms in on the lives of three generations of women. Monique and her daughter Sylvie run a brothel on the border of West Flanders and … 
CastSara Vertongen, Wim Willaert, Esra Vandenbus…
LanguageFrench, Dutch   CountryBelgium
DISC$14A

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Greg McLean
A group of 83 American expatriates who work in a building in Sao Paulo, Brazil, find themselves trapped in their workplace; a voice emits over t… 
CastJohn Gallagher Jr, Tony Goldwyn, Adria Arjon…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$18

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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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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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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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Lukas Valenta Rinner
A Buenos Aires cleaning woman enters the strange world of upper-class nudism, in this wry, deadpan satire from Austro-Argentine writer-director … 
CastMartin Shanly, Iride Mockert, Andrea Strenit…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CWC$18

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Khushboo Ranka, Vinay Shukl…
Filmmakers Khushboo Ranka and Vinay Shukla follow Arvind Kejriwal, "the Bernie Sanders of India," as he shakes up the complacent and c… 
CastArvind Kejriwal, Yogendra Yadav, Santosh Kol…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
DOC$PG

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Andrzej Wajda
The great Polish director Andrzej Wajda returns with this passionate biopic about avant-garde artist Wladyslaw Strzeminski (brilliantly played b… 
CastBoguslaw Linda, Bronislawa Zamachowska, Zofi…
LanguagePolish   CountryPoland
MAST$PG

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Kasper Collin
Part jazz history, part true-crime tale, Kasper Collin’s new documentary employs extensive archival footage and new interviews to tell the tragi… 
CastLee Morgan, Helen Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Pau…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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Leo Matsuda, Haya Waseem, Ra…
Inner Workings - Inner Workings goes inside a man’s psyche to show us the battle between his practical side and his carefree impulses. With grea… 
CastYatharth Bhatt, Saad Siddiqui, Alderic Kenné…
LanguageEnglish, Urdu, Frenc…   CountryUSA, Canada, Armenia…
SC$18

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Mahmoud al Massad
Imprisoned on an unfair charge of fraud, a mild-mannered Jordanian contractor discovers that prison has its own rhythms, rules, and economies — … 
CastAhmad Thaher, Maher Khammash, Odai Hijazi, N…
LanguageArabic   CountryJordan
DISC$PG

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Alexey Mizgirev
A professional duellist in 19th-century Russia has second thoughts about his profession when he meets the beautiful sister of a future opponent,… 
CastPetr Fedorov, Vladimir Mashkov, Martin Wuttk…
LanguageRussian, German   CountryRussia
SP$14A

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Chan-wook Park
A crook-turned-servant falls for the vulnerable heiress she had originally schemed to swindle, in this audacious, visually sumptuous, and highly… 
CastJung-woo Ha, Min-hee Kim, Tae Ri Kim, Jin-wo…
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
SP$18A

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John Butler
A music-mad 16-year-old outcast at rugby-mad boarding school forms an unlikely friendship with his dashing new roommate, in this funny and obser… 
CastFionn O'Shea, Nicholas Galitzine, Moe Dunfor…
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
CWC$14A

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Yang ZHANG
Zhang Yang (Shower, Quitting) adapts two novels by Tibetan writer Tashi Dawa for this stunning mystical epic about a killer on the run who is en… 
CastKimba, Quni Ciren, Siano Dudiom Zahi, Solang…
LanguageTibetan   CountryChina
CWC$14A

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Richie Mehta
Directed by Richie Mehta, executive produced by Ridley Scott and powered by Google, <em>India in a Day</em> is a new form of non-fiction filmmak… 
CastUnknown
LanguageHindi / English   CountryIndia / United Kingd…
DOC$G

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Uduak-Obong Patrick
In this charming caper comedy, a bright but broke undergrad striving to escape the slums gets in over his head when his modest criminal enterpri… 
CastJudith Audu, Stan Nze, Rotimi Salami, Roland…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNigeria
CTC$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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Mirrah Foulkes, Maxwell McCa…
Trespass - A woman walking her dog alone in the forest finds company she didn’t expect and an enigma she can’t comprehend. Trespass is a thrille… 
CastMaya Stange, Sara West, Maxwell McCabe-Lokos…
LanguageEnglish, Hungarian, …   CountryAustralia, Canada, S…
SC$18

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Shirley Abraham, Amit Madhe…
This lyrical documentary chronicles the vanishing tradition of the mobile "tent cinemas" that bring films to far-flung towns and villa… 
CastUnknown
LanguageHindi | Marathi   CountryIndia
DOC$PG

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Philip Gnadt, Mickey Yamine
This handsome and heartfelt documentary takes us into the world of the Gaza Strip’s surfing enthusiasts, and reveals a formidable resilience pul… 
CastSabah Abu Ghanem, Mohammed Abu Jayab, Ibrahi…
LanguageArabic   CountryPalestine
DOC$PG

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Fernando Guzzoni
The volatile relationship between a wayward teen and his disapproving father comes to a head when the boy seeks shelter from the police, in the … 
CastNicolás Durán, Alejandro Goic
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile/Colombia
DISC$18A

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Raoul Peck
Working from the text of James Baldwin’s unfinished final novel, director Raoul Peck (Moloch Tropical, Murder in Pacot) creates a stunning medit… 
CastSamuel L. Jackson
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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Guetty Felin
A grieving young boy discovers he has a superpower, an old fisherman thinks the cure for his ailing wife can be found in the sea, and a muse str… 
CastJoakim Cohen, Anisia Uzeyman, Jaures Andris,…
LanguageHaitian Creole, Fren…   CountryHaiti
CWC$PG

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Maya Zinshtein
Filmmaker Maya Zinshtein embeds herself inside the locker room of Jerusalem’s Beitar football club, which became a flashpoint for controversy in… 
CastZaur Sadayev, Dzhabrail Kadiyev, Eli Tabib
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
DOC$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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Víctor Gaviria
Colombian director Víctor Gaviria melds stark realism with nail-biting thrills in this story about a teenage girl who is kidnapped and forced in… 
CastNatalia Polo, Tito Alexander Gómez, Luis Fer…
LanguageSpanish   CountryColombia
CWS$18A

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Juho Kuosmanen
Winner of a top prize at this year’s Cannes festival, this irresistible and touching debut feature is a funny and forlorn comedy-drama inspired … 
CastJarkko Lahti, Oona Airola, Eero Milonoff
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
DISC$PG

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Bavo Defurne
Liliane was once “Laura”, a rising star in the singing world, who had her moment of glory when she finished second behind Abba in the 1974 Europ… 
CastIsabelle Huppert, Kévin Azaïs, and Johan Ley…
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium/Luxembourg/F…
SP$PG

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Tizza Covi, Rainer Frimmel
After a superstitious lion tamer loses his good-luck charm, he sets out on a magical, picaresque odyssey across Italy to find "Mister Universo,"… 
CastTairo Caroli, Wendy Weber, Arthur Robin
LanguageItalian   CountryAustria / Italy
CWC$18

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Terence Davies
Cynthia Nixon stars as the legendary poet Emily Dickinson in this luminous biopic from director Terence Davies (The Deep Blue Sea, Sunset Song). 
CastCynthia Nixon, Jennifer Ehle, Keith Carradin…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
MAST$PG

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Lee Tamahori
On the east coast of New Zealand in the 1960s, two M?ori sheep-shearing families — the Mahanas and the Poatas — are sworn enemies and commercial… 
CastTemuera Morrison, Akuhata Keefe, Nancy Brunn…
LanguageEnglish | Maori   CountryNew Zealand
CWS$PG

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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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Raúl Arévalo
The tentative romance between a gentle Madrid labourer and a working single mother becomes a struggle for survival when the woman’s violent boyf… 
CastAntonio de la Torre, Luis Callejo, Ruth Díaz
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
DISC$14A

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Sofia Exarchou
Young love blossoms among a group of Athenian teenagers during a boisterous summer season, in the raw, romantic and anarchic feature debut from … 
CastDimitris Kitsos, Dimitra Valgkopoulou, Enuki…
LanguageGreek   CountryGreece
DISC$18

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Michael Dudok de Wit
The wondrous animated story about a man shipwrecked on a deserted tropical island and his unlikely friendship with an enormous sea turtle. 
CastUnknown
LanguageUnknown   CountryJapan
DISC$PG

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Errol Morris
Errol Morris (The Fog of War) profiles legendary photographer Elsa Dorfman, whose subjects have included such friends as Allen Ginsberg, Bob Dyl… 
CastElsa Dorfman
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$18

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Julia Pott, Jay Cheel, Kelto…
Summer Camp Island - For anyone who’s ever dreamed of owning talking pyjamas, no other selection at TIFF 2016 will elicit more giddy joy than th… 
CastAshley Boettcher, Justin Felbinger, Thomas V…
LanguageEnglish, Swedish, He…   CountryUSA, Canada, Sweden,…
SC$18

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Sotiris Dounoukos
Based on the prize-winning book by Helen Garner about the headline-grabbing 1997 murder case, this riveting drama chronicles how the romantic re… 
CastMaggie Naouri, Jerome Meyer, Gia Carides, Jo…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
DISC$14A

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Jill Soloway and Silas Howar…
The new season of Transparent sees its nuclear family splinter into disparate journeys on their continued path of self-discovery. After a jarrin… 
CastAnjelica Huston, Jeffrey Tambor, Gaby Hoffma…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
PRIME$14A

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María José Cuevas
A captivating group portrait of iconic showgirls who enthralled thousands during the disco-era heyday of Mexico’s burlesque culture. 
CastOlga Breeskin, Lyn May, Rossy Mendoza, Wanda…
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico
DOC$14A

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Wim Wenders
Wim Wenders adapts long-time collaborator Peter Handke’s play for this engrossing two-handed (and 3D) conversation piece, in which a dialogue be… 
CastReda Kateb, Sophie Semin, Jens Harzer, Nick …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance / Germany
MAST$14A

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Ken Loach
British master Ken Loach won his second Palme d’Or at Cannes for this timely drama about an aged, ailing handyman’s battle to survive after bein… 
CastNatalie Ann Jamieson, Mark Burns, Colin Coom…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$PG

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Kevan Funk
A young junior hockey player's life is shattered by an in-game act of violence. In an instant his life is abruptly turned upside down; torn from… 
CastJared Abrahamson, Kurt Max Runte, Joe Dion B…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DISC$14A

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Andrea Arnold
Star, an adolescent girl from a troubled home, runs away with a travelling sales crew who drive across the American Midwest selling subscription… 
CastShia LaBeouf, Riley Keogh, and Sasha Lane
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$18A

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Nicholas Verso
Alienated teens Corey and Jonah begrudgingly find themselves walking home together on Halloween 1997 — their last night of high school — embarki… 
CastToby Wallace, Gulliver McGrath, Mitzi Ruhlma…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
DISC$14A

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Mbithi Masya
The afterlife is a mysterious and eerie state for newly-dead twenty-something Kaleche, who has no memory of her life or death. When she meets Th… 
CastNyokabi Gethaiga, Elsaphan Njora
LanguageSwahili   CountryKenya
DISC$14A

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Alex Pitstra
Filmmaker Alex Pitstra investigates his own roots as the love child of a holiday romance in Tunisia, part of a wider phenomenon in the 1970s whe… 
CastAlex Pitstra, Jasmin Ameera, Mohsen Ben Hass…
LanguageEnglish   CountryTunisia / Netherland…
DOC$14A <