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Mark Lewis
In conjunction with Mark Lewis: In a City, special screenings of Lewis’s Backstory (2009) and Cinema Museum (2008) will take place during the Fe… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
FUT$18

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Mark Lewis
In conjunction with Mark Lewis: In a City, special screenings of Lewis’s Backstory (2009) and Cinema Museum (2008) will take place during the Fe… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
FUT$18

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Serge Bromberg and Ruxandra …
Film archivist Serge Bromberg uncovers a treasure trove of imagery from an unfinished film called L’Enfer starring Romy Schneider and directed b… 
CastRomy Schneider, Serge Reggiani, Bérénice Bej…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
RTR$PG

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Dylan Akio Smith
Ten-year-old Billy is mercilessly teased at school because he has a large cranium. He learns that one of his classmates has found a way to get a… 
CastAlex Ferris, Conner Dwelly, Brad Dryborough,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Sook-Yin Lee
Year of the Carnivore is a romantic-comedy-drama about a girl with an unrequited crush on a boy who thinks she’s bad in bed, so she goes out to … 
CastSheila McCarthy, Kevin McDonald, Cristin Mil…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CF$14A

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Pen-Ek Ratanaruang
A haunting supernatural love affair set in a mysterious forest between a nymph and a couple who have drifted apart. 
CastJayanama Nopachai, Porntip Papanai, Wanida T…
LanguageThai   CountryThailand
VIS$18

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Raphaël Nadjari
This invigorating exploration of Israeli cinema draws upon numerous clips and engrossing interviews with filmmakers and historians. Part 1 cover… 
CastNaftali Alter, Mohammed Bakri, Haim Bouzaglo…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael/France
CTC$18

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Raphaël Nadjari
In the second of this two-part documentary, filmmakers and scholars explore the development of Israel’s film culture from 1978 to the present. 
CastNaftali Alter, Mohammed Bakri, Haim Bouzaglo…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael/France
CTC$18

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Hélène Florent
Generally, it’s nice to be light in one’s step. In this visually inventive short, however, it’s causing great existential issues for a man attem… 
CastDenis Trudel, Marie-Josée Bastien, Murielle …
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Alexandre Franchi
Fantasy and reality meet in The Wild Hunt when an ancient ritual is reborn in the woods north of Montreal. 
CastMark A. Krupa, Ricky Mabe, Tiio Horn, Trevor…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CF$14A

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Bruno Dumont
Hadewijch is a religious novice whose ecstatic, blind faith leads to her expulsion from a convent. Returning to her former life, Hadewijch rever… 
CastJulie Sokolowski, Yassine Salihine, David De…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Alain Cavalier
Filmmaker Alain Cavalier turns his personal grief of becoming a widower into a first-person subjective documentary that focuses on his diary ent… 
CastAlain Cavalier
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
VIS$18

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Judith Ehrlich and Rick Gold…
Daniel Ellsberg was a valued strategist inside the American government until he leaked the Pentagon Papers and exposed the lies of the Vietnam W… 
CastDaniel Ellsberg
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$PG

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Sebastián Cordero
Rabia is a romantic thriller about a construction worker on the run for killing his foreman who hides in the mansion where his girlfriend works … 
CastYon González, Fernando Tielve, Concha Velasc…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain/Colombia/Mexic…
CWC$18

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Mark Lewis
In conjunction with Mark Lewis: In a City, special screenings of Lewis’s Backstory (2009) and Cinema Museum (2008) will take place during the Fe… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
FUT$18

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Mark Lewis
In conjunction with Mark Lewis: In a City, special screenings of Lewis’s Backstory (2009) and Cinema Museum (2008) will take place during the Fe… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
FUT$18

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Robert Stefaniuk
World Premiere A rock’n’roll vampire comedy about a down-and-out band that will do anything for a record deal. Their humdrum image radically cha… 
CastAlice Cooper, Alex Lifeson, Moby, Iggy Pop, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$14A

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Haim Tabakman
A gay love story set in the heart of an ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in Jerusalem, where the belief that love conquers all results in societa… 
CastZohar Strauss, Ran Danker,Tzahi Grad, Ravit …
LanguageHebrew, Yiddish   CountryIsrael, Germany, Fra…
CWC$18

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Peter Stebbings
Reality intersects with delusion in the mind of Arthur Poppington (Woody Harrelson), a regular man who adopts a superhero persona known as Defen… 
CastWoody Harrelson, Kat Dennings, Elias Koteas,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Ho Yuhang
Two young people of different classes are bound together by restless ennui. But when the girl is revealed to be underage, lies and blackmail spi… 
CastChui Tien You, Wai Ying Hong, Ng Meng Hui
LanguageCantonese, Mandarin…   CountryMalaysia/Hong Kong, …
CWC$18

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Alla Kovgan and David Hinton
Zimbabwean dancer Nora Chipaumire stars in this beautiful and rigorously choreographed fable based on her own life and shot on location in South… 
CastNora Chipaumire, Souleymane Badolo
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA/United Kingdom/M…
DISC$G

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Dyana Gaye
In this sparkling and surprising Senegalese musical, Dyana Gaye turns a shared taxi ride from Dakar to Saint Louis into a confection that could … 
CastAnne Jeanine Barboza, Adja Fall, Umban Gomez…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Senegal
DISC$18

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Brian Koppelman, David Levie…
Ben Kalmen (Michael Douglas) is feeling his age, but you wouldn’t know it from the company he keeps. A former mogul with a chain of car dealersh… 
CastMichael Douglas, Susan Sarandon, Danny DeVit…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Cesc Gay
A smart and intriguing film-within-a-film comedy about love and friendship, where the characters travel playfully in and out of one another’s li… 
CastÀgata Roca, Vicenta N'Dongo, Andrés Herrera,…
LanguageCatalan | Spanish …   CountrySpain
CWC$18

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Tian Zhuangzhuang
The disillusioned general of an ancient Chinese army regiment finds himself stranded in a village populated by a strange clan with mystical conn… 
CastMaggie Q, Jô Odagiri, Chung Hua Tou
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
SP$18

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Leon Prudovsky
In a suburb of Tel Aviv, an Israeli cab driver who longs to fly and a Russian music teacher who is soon to board a plane find out that romance i… 
CastDror Keren, Vladimir Friedman, Helena Yaralo…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
DISC$18

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Ismail Necmi
The concepts of real life and fiction, documentary and drama, are explored in this real-life feature which follows the unbelievable life of Petr… 
CastPetra Woschniak
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey
DISC$14A

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Alex van Warmerdam
Emma is a lady living in high style, surrounded by family members who double as maids and servants. Everyone hopes Emma’s bad health will soon d… 
CastMarlies Heuer, Gene Bervoets, Annet Malherb…
LanguageDutch   CountryNetherlands
CWC$18

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Giuseppe Piccioni
A young novelist is intrigued by his daughter’s swimming instructor. When he asks her out, he learns that she doesn’t date at night and discover… 
CastValerio Mastandrea, Valeria Golino, Sonia Be…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
CWC$18

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Efraim Kishon
One of the best-loved Israeli comedies of its era, Big Dig is a dizzying 1969 farce in which an inspired madman brings Tel Aviv to a halt with a… 
CastBomba Tzur, Nissim Azikri, Shraga Friedman, …
LanguageHebrew | German   CountryIsrael/USA/Germany
CTC$PG

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Detlev Buck
This is an exceptional modern love story in which a young German falls in love with a Cambodian bar girl and stays by her side, even though she … 
CastDavid Kross, Apinya Sakuljaroensuk
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
CWC$18

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Jan Hrebejk
This film, freely inspired by stories form Michal Viewegh’s bestseller, Tales of Marriage and Sex, is a wry comedy about sex and marriage and a … 
CastJirí Machácek, Simona Babcáková, Petr Ctvrtn…
LanguageCzech   CountryCzech Republic
CWC$18

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Zippi Brand Frank
In India, the latest form of outsourcing is surrogate mothers who carry embryos for couples who can’t have a child. Director Zippi Brand Frank f… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish, Hebrew, Hin…   CountryIsrael
RTR$18

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Candice Breitz
On September 14, Future Projections presents The Origins of Factum, a unique on stage conversation during which South-African born, Berlin-based… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountrySouth Africa
FUT$18

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Yoav Paz and Doron Paz
This is a sharp, stylish debut feature about a young man hunkering down in his Tel Aviv apartment with a steady diet of TV and internet for comp… 
CastOfer Shechter, Efrat Boimold, Efrat Dor, Tza…
LanguageHebrew | English   CountryIsrael
CTC$18

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Reginald Harkema
Perry, a sheltered chemist, falls in love with Leslie, a former homecoming princess, when he is selected to be a jury member at her hippie, deat… 
CastGregory Smith, Kristen Hager, Sarah Gadon, K…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
VAN$14A

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Matias Armand Jordal
The tragic death of a mother causes her family to shatter when they struggle to cope with the loss. 
CastJonathan Espolin, Evy Kasseth Røsten, Fridtj…
LanguageNorwegian   CountryNorway
DISC$18

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Katarzyna Roslaniec
When a 14-year-old girl arrives at a new high school, she is typecast as an outsider from the sticks. Survival means working things out with a c… 
CastMagdalena Ciurzynska, Marta Lacka, Daria Dzi…
LanguagePolish   CountryPoland
DISC$18

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Dorothée van den Berghe
A young girl witnesses the moral dilemmas of free love when her parents join a squatter community in 1970s Amsterdam. 
CastDéborah François, Matthias Schoenaerts, Mari…
LanguageDutch | French   CountryBelgium
VAN$18

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Renato De Maria
Set during a turbulent period in 1970-80s Italy, the plot centres on passionate couple Sergio and Susanna, who have been living as fugitives. Pu… 
CastGiovanna Mezzogiorno, Riccardo Scamarcio, Lu…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$14A

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Paul Fierlinger and Sandra F…
Vividly animated, touching tale of friendship between an elderly bachelor and his German Shepherd. 
CastChristopher Plummer and Isabella Rossellini,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$PG

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Carter Gunn and Ross McDonne…
Several beekeepers around the U.S. cope with colony collapse disorder – the phenomenon that has caused millions of bees to mysteriously disappea… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
RTR$18

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Uri Zohar
From one of Israel’s most influential filmmakers, this classic depicts a Tel Aviv counterculture that is progressive and blessed with many delig… 
CastAlona Einstein, Arik Einstein, Sima Eliyahu,…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
CTC$18

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Adrian Biniez
Security guard Jara falls in love as he supervises staff through the closed-circuit cameras at a supermarket. First voyeur, then guardian angel,… 
CastHoracio Camandule, Leonor Svarcas
LanguageSpanish   CountryUruguay/Germany/Arge…
DISC$18

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Marco Bellocchio
This fictionalized portrait of Italian dictator Benito Mussolini concentrates on his youthful years before he rose to power in Italy. It uncover… 
CastGiovanna Mezzogiorno, Filippo Timi, Corrado …
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
MAST$14A

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Oliver Hermanus
This intimate, precise portrait focuses on a mother in Cape Town, South Africa, whose son is disabled in a neighbourhood shooting. 
CastDenise Newman, Keenan Arrison, Adrian Galley
LanguageEnglish   CountrySouth Africa/USA
DISC$PG

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Keren Yedaya
In this contemporary Romeo and Juliet story from Tel Aviv’s fabled sister city, a young Jewish woman and her Arab childhood sweetheart grow up s… 
CastDana Ivgy, Moni Moshonov, Ronit Elkabetz, Ma…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael/France/German…
CTC$18

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Asli Özge
The stories of three men working at the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul are told by the original characters, in this mosaic depicting real persons … 
CastCemile Ilker, Umut Ilker, Fikret Portakal, M…
LanguageTurkish, English, Ge…   CountryGermany/Turkey/Nethe…
CWC$18

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Yousry Nasrallah
Hebba is the host of a successful political talk show in present-day Cairo. Karim, her husband, is deputy editor-in-chief of a governmentowned n… 
CastMona Zaki, Hassan Saeed, Sawsan Badr, Mahmou…
LanguageArabic   CountryEgypt
SP$PG

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Niv Klainer
A Tel Aviv father tries to keep his schizophrenic son out of an institution, but when he takes in a Thai migrant worker, she disrupts the uneasy… 
CastDafna Armoni, Aryeh Cherner, Michael Moshono…
LanguageHebrew | English   CountryIsrael/France
CTC$18

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Erik Gandini
This penetrating look at the media empire of Italy’s prime minister Silvio Berlosconi reveals how his reality TV shows full of bikini-clad women… 
CastSilvio Berlosconi, Flavio Briatore, Fabio Ca…
LanguageEnglish/Italian   CountrySweden
RTR$18

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Yoav Paz and Doron Paz
This is a sharp, stylish debut feature about a young man hunkering down in his Tel Aviv apartment with a steady diet of TV and internet for comp… 
CastOfer Shechter, Efrat Boimold, Efrat Dor, Tza…
LanguageHebrew | English   CountryIsrael
CTC$18

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Vimukthi Jayasundara
Rajith, a young man, flees the city in which he lives and where violent confrontations are common. He goes to a village in a valley where the in… 
CastThusitha Laknath, Kaushalya Fernando, Lu Hua…
LanguageSinhala, Tamil   CountrySri Lanka
VIS$18

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Leon Prudovsky
In a suburb of Tel Aviv, an Israeli cab driver who longs to fly and a Russian music teacher who is soon to board a plane find out that romance i… 
CastDror Keren, Vladimir Friedman, Helena Yaralo…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
DISC$18

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Ole Bornedal
A Danish variation on Straw Dogs, Deliver Us from Evil is an almost unbearably intense thriller about a young couple who moves to the countrysid… 
CastLasse Rimmer, Lene Nystrom, Jens Andersen, P…
LanguageDanish   CountryDenmark/Sweden/Norwa…
CWC$18

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Hong Sang-soo
Delightfully comic exploration of the emotional and social geography of an art-house film director, directed by Korean auteur Hong Sangsoo. 
CastKim Tae-woo, Ko Hyun-jung, Uhm Ji-won
LanguageKorean   CountryKorea
CWC$PG

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Eytan Fox
A defining work of recent Tel Aviv cinema, this multi-character story shows the city’s free-thinking liberals confronted with harsh political te… 
CastOhad Knoller, Yousef Sweid, Daniela Virtzer
LanguageHebrew, Arabic   CountryIsrael
CTC$18A

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Samuel Maoz
Set in June 1982 during the Israel-Lebanon War, the film follows a young and heroic tank crew that finds itself in a situation that cannot be co… 
CastRaymonde Amsalem, Oshri Cohen, Yoav Donat, M…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
VIS$18

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Asli Özge
The stories of three men working at the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul are told by the original characters, in this mosaic depicting real persons … 
CastCemile Ilker, Umut Ilker, Fikret Portakal, M…
LanguageTurkish, English, Ge…   CountryGermany/Turkey/Nethe…
CWC$18

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Dima El-Horr
From Lebanon, this is a striking debut about three women on the road to visit their imprisoned men. Mixing real politics and stark absurdity, El… 
CastHiam Abbass, Manal Khader, Raia Haidar
LanguageArabic, French   CountryFrance/Germany/Leban…
DISC$18

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Raphaël Nadjari
This invigorating exploration of Israeli cinema draws upon numerous clips and engrossing interviews with filmmakers and historians. Part 1 cover… 
CastNaftali Alter, Mohammed Bakri, Haim Bouzaglo…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael/France
CTC$18

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Shalizeh Arefpour
World Premiere A young Iranian girl falls in love with an immigrant student from Afghanistan, causing her family to react with anger. 
CastBaran Kosari, Mehrdad Sedighian, Khosro Shak…
LanguagePersian   CountryIran
CWC$18

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Damjan Kozole
A young university student solicits sex clients through newspaper ads, involving her in a hellish adventure. 
CastNina Ivanisin, Peter Musevski, Primoz Pirnat…
LanguageSlovenian | English…   CountrySlovenia | Germany …
CWC$18

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Yoichi Sai
A crowd pleasing, sweeping epic brilliantly directed by one of Japan's finest auteurs, Kamui is the adventurous story of a fugitive ninja played… 
CastKen'ichi Matsuyama, Koyuki, Kaoru Kobayashi
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
SP$14A

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Carl Bessai
Cole (Richard de Klerk) wants to write his way out of small-town Lytton, B.C. and his job at the family gas station. A new romance with Serafina… 
CastRichard de Klerk, Kandyse McClure, Sonja Ben…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$PG

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Keren Yedaya
In this contemporary Romeo and Juliet story from Tel Aviv’s fabled sister city, a young Jewish woman and her Arab childhood sweetheart grow up s… 
CastDana Ivgy, Moni Moshonov, Ronit Elkabetz, Ma…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael/France/German…
CTC$18

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Bong Joon-ho
A unique noir thriller that digs into the secrecy surrounding a terrible murder and the mystery of a mother’s primal love for her son. The films… 
CastBin Won, Ku Jin, Hye-ja Kim
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
SP$14A

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Sherry White
Mitsy (Meghan Greeley) just wants to escape her life in Newfoundland and her overbearing grandmother (Mary Walsh), but a visit from her mother a… 
CastMeghan Greeley, Mary Walsh, Joel Thomas Hyne…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CF$14A

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Bruce Alcock
Bruce Alcock’s animated depiction of a tragic Newfoundland love song (performed by Émile Benoit) illustrates the tune’s folk roots through its i… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish, French   CountryCanada
SCC$PG

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Ounie Lecomte
An impressive debut by French-Korean filmmaker Ounie Lecomte who, inspired by her childhood, recounts the emotional journey of a little girl aba… 
CastKim Sae-ron, Park Do-yeon, Ko A-Sung, Park M…
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea/France
DISC$PG

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Niv Klainer
A Tel Aviv father tries to keep his schizophrenic son out of an institution, but when he takes in a Thai migrant worker, she disrupts the uneasy… 
CastDafna Armoni, Aryeh Cherner, Michael Moshono…
LanguageHebrew | English   CountryIsrael/France
CTC$18

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Ciro Guerra
Ignacio, a former traveling musician, makes one final trip across the country following his wife's death. He is joined by a teenaged fan, and to… 
CastMarciano Martínez, Yull Núñez
LanguageSpanish   CountryColombia/Argentina
CWC$18

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Amos Gitaï
History in the Middle East is a complex mix of the present and the past. Then, there is also the personal and Gitaï is uniquely placed to reflec… 
CastAmitai Ashkenazi, Amos Lavie, Amos Lavie, B…
LanguageFrench   CountryIsrael/France/Italy…
MAST$18

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Werner Herzog
Inspired by true events, My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done, is a story of ancient myth and modern madness. Brad Macallam, an aspiring actor perf… 
CastWillem Dafoe, Chloë Sevigny, Michael Peña, M…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA, Germany
SP$PG

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Bui Thac Chuyen
This is a sensual drama about a newlywed couple, exploring sexual awakening, forbidden lesbian desire and marital infidelity within modern Vietn… 
CastDo Thi Hai Yen, Pham Linh Dan, Jonny Tri Ngu…
LanguageVietnamese   CountryVietnam
CWC$18

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Sean Byrne
A troubled teen's prom dreams are shattered by a series of painful events that take place under the mirrored disco ball, involving syringes, nai… 
CastXavier Samuel, Robin McLeavy, John Brumpton…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
MM$14A

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Raya Martin
Mimicking early silent films, Independencia creates a lush metaphor that plays with cinematic illusions and the cultural and mythical history of… 
CastSid Lucero, Alessandra de Rossi, Tetchie Agb…
LanguageFilipino | Tagalog…   CountryFrance | Philippine…
VIS$18

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Assi Dayan
Gila Almagor stars as the owner of a bar which sees its regulars suffer highs and lows as they come to reflect a microcosm of Tel Aviv. 
CastSharon Alexander, Shmil Ben Ari, Avital Dick…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
CTC$18

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Alla Kovgan and David Hinton
Zimbabwean dancer Nora Chipaumire stars in this beautiful and rigorously choreographed fable based on her own life and shot on location in South… 
CastNora Chipaumire, Souleymane Badolo
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA/United Kingdom/M…
DISC$G

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Dyana Gaye
In this sparkling and surprising Senegalese musical, Dyana Gaye turns a shared taxi ride from Dakar to Saint Louis into a confection that could … 
CastAnne Jeanine Barboza, Adja Fall, Umban Gomez…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Senegal
DISC$18

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Erik Gandini
This penetrating look at the media empire of Italy’s prime minister Silvio Berlosconi reveals how his reality TV shows full of bikini-clad women… 
CastSilvio Berlosconi, Flavio Briatore, Fabio Ca…
LanguageEnglish/Italian   CountrySweden
RTR$18

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Karyn Kusama
[Midnight Madness Opening Night] Jennifer’s Body tells the story of small-town high-school student Jennifer (Megan Fox) who is possessed by a hu… 
CastMegan Fox, Amanda Seyfried, Johnny Simmons, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$14A

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João Pedro Rodrigues
In order to forgive and be forgiven for the slights endured over a long life as a transsexual club performer, Tonia devolves her body back into … 
CastAlexander David, Fernando Santos, Gonçalo Fe…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryPortugal/France
VIS$18

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Denis Côté
Québec auteur Denis Côté brings us a beautiful story about an elderly man who lives in a junkyard surrounded by the detritus of culture and who … 
CastJean-Paul Colmor
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
VAN$14A

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Raphaël Nadjari
In the second of this two-part documentary, filmmakers and scholars explore the development of Israel’s film culture from 1978 to the present. 
CastNaftali Alter, Mohammed Bakri, Haim Bouzaglo…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael/France
CTC$18

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Radu Jude
Family conflict produces comedy in this story of a young girl who wins a car in a lottery and her scheming parents who insist on selling it. 
CastAndreea Bosneag, Doru Catanescu, Alexandru G…
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania/Netherlands…
DISC$18

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Sarah Watt
One Family. One Year. No Sex. Instead: sports, spending, saving, singing, sickness, storage solutions, spiritual stuff and Santa. 
CastSacha Horler, Matt Day, Jonathan Segat, Port…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
CWC$18

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Jesper Ganslandt
A descent into hell, Jesper Ganslandt's disturbing and suspenseful second feature begins with a man waking up in unfamiliar surroundings, only t… 
CastSamuel Haus, Olle Sarri, Eva Rexed
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
VAN$18

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Carlos Carrera
A policewoman investigates the gruesome murders of female assembly-line workers in Ciudad Juárez. This suspense thriller is the first fictionali… 
CastAna de la Reguera, Asur Zágada, Marco Pérez,…
LanguageSpanish, English, Tz…   CountryMexico
CWC$18

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Damjan Kozole
A young university student solicits sex clients through newspaper ads, involving her in a hellish adventure. 
CastNina Ivanisin, Peter Musevski, Primoz Pirnat…
LanguageSlovenian | English…   CountrySlovenia | Germany …
CWC$18

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João Pedro Rodrigues
In order to forgive and be forgiven for the slights endured over a long life as a transsexual club performer, Tonia devolves her body back into … 
CastAlexander David, Fernando Santos, Gonçalo Fe…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryPortugal/France
VIS$18

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Catherine Corsini
Suzanne (Kristin Scott Thomas) is a well-to-do married woman and mother in the south of France. Her idle bourgeois lifestyle gets her down and s… 
CastKristin Scott Thomas, Sergi López, Yvan Atta…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Warwick Thornton
Teenagers Samson and Delilah live in an isolated Aboriginal community in the Central Australian desert. Their outsider status draws them closer … 
CastRowan McNamara, Marissa Gibson
LanguageEnglish/Aboriginal   CountryAustralia
DISC$18

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Denis Côté
Québec auteur Denis Côté brings us a beautiful story about an elderly man who lives in a junkyard surrounded by the detritus of culture and who … 
CastJean-Paul Colmor
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
VAN$14A

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Shalizeh Arefpour
World Premiere A young Iranian girl falls in love with an immigrant student from Afghanistan, causing her family to react with anger. 
CastBaran Kosari, Mehrdad Sedighian, Khosro Shak…
LanguagePersian   CountryIran
CWC$18

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Yonfan
A gorgeously shot, thought-provoking look at Taiwan’s White Terror, the anti-communist campaign that swept the island throughout the 1950s. This… 
CastFan Chih-Wei, Terri Kwan, Joseph Chang, Zhu …
LanguageMandarin   CountryTaiwan, Hong Kong
CWC$14A

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Stephen Poliakoff
This tense conspiracy thriller set on the eve of World War II and based on disturbing real events, focuses on a young woman who stumbles across … 
CastRomola Garai, Bill Nighy, Julie Christie
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Xavier Dolan
Hubert, a brash 17-year-old, is confused and torn by a love-hate relationship with his mother that consumes him more and more each day. After di… 
CastAnne Dorval, Xavier Dolan, François Arnaud, …
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Rob King
World Premiere George Ryga’s HUNGRY HILLS is a beautifully dark adaptation of the acclaimed Canadian novel about one teenager’s struggles to rev… 
CastKeir Gilchrist, Alexander De Jordy, John Py…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CF$PG

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Felix Van Groeningen
From Belgium comes this rambunctious, vulgar story of a 13-year-old boy growing up in a small village with his father and three uncles, all drun… 
CastJohan Heldenbergh, Wouter Hendrickx, Johan H…
LanguageDutch   CountryBelgium/Holland
VAN$18

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Koji Yakusho
The story of Takuro Yazawa, a day-trader who claims he can earn hundreds of millions of yen in one day, and those around him as they attempt to … 
CastKôji Yakusho, Satomi Kobayashi, Eita
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
DISC$18

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Serge Bromberg and Ruxandra …
Film archivist Serge Bromberg uncovers a treasure trove of imagery from an unfinished film called L’Enfer starring Romy Schneider and directed b… 
CastRomy Schneider, Serge Reggiani, Bérénice Bej…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
RTR$PG

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Mogens H. Christiansen
Ninth-grader Valdemar and younger sister Sille embark on a trip through Danish history as they attempt to break an age-old curse in this excitin… 
CastJonas Wandschneider. Clara Maria Bahamondes,…
LanguageDanish   CountryDenmark
KIDYouthPG

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Ounie Lecomte
An impressive debut by French-Korean filmmaker Ounie Lecomte who, inspired by her childhood, recounts the emotional journey of a little girl aba… 
CastKim Sae-ron, Park Do-yeon, Ko A-Sung, Park M…
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea/France
DISC$PG

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Giuseppe Piccioni
A young novelist is intrigued by his daughter’s swimming instructor. When he asks her out, he learns that she doesn’t date at night and discover… 
CastValerio Mastandrea, Valeria Golino, Sonia Be…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
CWC$18

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Neil Jordan
A lyrical, modern fairy tale that tells the story of Syracuse (Colin Farrell), an Irish fisherman whose life is transformed when he catches a be… 
CastColin Farrell, Alicja Bachleda, Alison Barry…
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland/USA
SP$PG

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Daniel Monzon
A newly hired prison officer finds himself in the midst of a prison riot after an unforeseen turn of events. With the inmates around him unaware… 
CastLuis Tosar, Alberto Ammann, Antonio Resines…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain/France
CWC$18

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Dagur Kári
A homeless boy Lucas (Paul Dano), meets Jacques (Brian Cox), a grumpy bar-owner, whose unhealthy lifestyle has brought him five heart attacks. J… 
CastPaul Dano, Brian Cox, Damian Young, Isild Le…
LanguageEnglish   CountryIceland, Denmark, US…
SP$PG

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Jan Hrebejk
This film, freely inspired by stories form Michal Viewegh’s bestseller, Tales of Marriage and Sex, is a wry comedy about sex and marriage and a … 
CastJirí Machácek, Simona Babcáková, Petr Ctvrtn…
LanguageCzech   CountryCzech Republic
CWC$18

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Juan José Campanella
Benjamín Chaparro, a secretary of a court in Buenos Aires, is about to retire and decides to write a novel based on a case that deeply affected … 
CastRicardo Darín, Guillermo Francella, Soledad …
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina/Spain
SP$14A

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Ho Yuhang
Two young people of different classes are bound together by restless ennui. But when the girl is revealed to be underage, lies and blackmail spi… 
CastChui Tien You, Wai Ying Hong, Ng Meng Hui
LanguageCantonese, Mandarin…   CountryMalaysia/Hong Kong, …
CWC$18

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Robert Connolly
This is the true story of a war correspondent who goes in search of missing colleagues amid the chaos of Indonesia’s invasion of East Timor in 1… 
CastAnthony LaPaglia, Oscar Isaac, Damon Gameau,…
LanguageEnglish, Tetum   CountryAustralia
CWC$18

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Corneliu Porumboiu
A witty portrait of life in the small town of Vaslui, the sophisticated Police, Adjective builds on the promise of Porumboiu's debut 12:08, East… 
CastDragos Bucur, Vlad Ivanov, Irina Saulescu
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania
CWC$PG

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Suzana Amaral
Enigmatic and perturbing, Suzana Amaral’s Hotel Atlântico takes us on a mysterious journey through Brazil’s southern landscapes. The film follow… 
CastMariana Ximenes, Gero Camilo, João Miguel, J…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
MAST$PG

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Mika Kaurismäki
Family therapist Juhani and business trainer Taula decide to divorce in a civilized manner. Despite these good intentions, things turn ugly and … 
CastHannu-Pekka Björkman, Elina Knihtilä, Antti …
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
CWC$18

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Yorgos Lanthimos
Shut off from the outside world by their over-protective parents, three siblings are raised in a manner that their mother and father deem approp… 
CastChristos Stergioglou, Michele Valley, Aggeli…
LanguageGreek   CountryGreece
CWC$18

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Laxmikant Shetgaonkar
A lonely man finds a companion in a mad woman in a dense forest in the Western Ghats of India. When she becomes pregnant, a conflict arises betw… 
CastChitranjan Giri, Veena Jomkar, Prasanthi Tal…
LanguageKonkani   CountryIndia
DISC$18

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Ole Bornedal
A Danish variation on Straw Dogs, Deliver Us from Evil is an almost unbearably intense thriller about a young couple who moves to the countrysid… 
CastLasse Rimmer, Lene Nystrom, Jens Andersen, P…
LanguageDanish   CountryDenmark/Sweden/Norwa…
CWC$18

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Nick Stringer
Canadian Premiere Join a logger heard turtle on an extraordinary journey through the fascinating underwater world and witness how changes in the… 
CastHannelore Elsner, Miranda Richardson
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom/Austr…
KIDYouthG

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Alla Kovgan and David Hinton
Zimbabwean dancer Nora Chipaumire stars in this beautiful and rigorously choreographed fable based on her own life and shot on location in South… 
CastNora Chipaumire, Souleymane Badolo
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA/United Kingdom/M…
DISC$G

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Dyana Gaye
In this sparkling and surprising Senegalese musical, Dyana Gaye turns a shared taxi ride from Dakar to Saint Louis into a confection that could … 
CastAnne Jeanine Barboza, Adja Fall, Umban Gomez…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Senegal
DISC$18

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Fatih Akin
From the director of Head-on comes the story of a young restaurant owner Zinos is down on his luck. His girlfriend Nadine has moved to Shanghai,… 
CastMoritz Bleibtreu, Birol Ünel, Wotan Wilke Mö…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
SP$PG

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Oscar Ruiz Navia
Treading a fine line between documentary and fiction, Crab Trap is a meditative look at daily life in a remote village on the Pacific coast of C… 
CastRodrigo Vélez, Arnobio Salazar Rivas, Jaime …
LanguageSpanish   CountryColombia/France
DISC$18

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Patxi Amezcua
From director Patxi Amezcua comes a fresh action film that delves into the world of thieves, go-getters, swindlers, thugs, mafia members and cor… 
CastIgnasi Abadal, Héctor Colomé, Aida Folch, Fr…
LanguageSpanish | Catalan   CountrySpain
CWC$18

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Kira Muratova
Two young orphan siblings travel to Moscow in search of their missing father. Scared of being separated and sent to orphanages, they hope to reu… 
CastNatalya Buzko, Georgi Deliyev, Lena Kostyuk,…
LanguageUnknown   CountryUkraine
MAST$18

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Katarzyna Roslaniec
When a 14-year-old girl arrives at a new high school, she is typecast as an outsider from the sticks. Survival means working things out with a c… 
CastMagdalena Ciurzynska, Marta Lacka, Daria Dzi…
LanguagePolish   CountryPoland
DISC$18

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Erik Gandini
This penetrating look at the media empire of Italy’s prime minister Silvio Berlosconi reveals how his reality TV shows full of bikini-clad women… 
CastSilvio Berlosconi, Flavio Briatore, Fabio Ca…
LanguageEnglish/Italian   CountrySweden
RTR$18

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Xiaolu Guo
A subjective anatomy of contemporary China in the post-Marxist era, this is a dark, poetic depiction of people from different backgrounds, livin… 
CastUnknown
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
RTR$18

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Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandb…
The film is based on the true story of Norway’s most colourful resistance fighter Max Manus, and follows him from the outbreak of World War II u… 
CastJulia Bache-Wiig, Nicolai Cleve Broch, Ron D…
LanguageNorwegian, English, …   CountryNorway/Denmark/Germa…
GALA$$14A

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Cesc Gay
A smart and intriguing film-within-a-film comedy about love and friendship, where the characters travel playfully in and out of one another’s li… 
CastÀgata Roca, Vicenta N'Dongo, Andrés Herrera,…
LanguageCatalan | Spanish …   CountrySpain
CWC$18

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