Fall Film Festival Favourites

  • Asalto al Cine (The Cinema Hold-Up)

    Movie + 1 extra

    'Iria Gomez Conchiero’s engaging and impressively structured heist movie is a cinematic pleasure...' Screen Daily

    Sundance Film Festival
    San Sebastián International Film Festival
    Cartagena Film Festival Winner: Best Actor
    Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival
    Warsaw International Film Festi...

  • Hard Goodbyes: My Father
    Movie + 1 extra

    Hard Goodbyes: My Father

    Movie + 1 extra

    Locarno Film Festival Winner
    Thessaloniki Film Festival Winner
    Toronto International Film Festival Official Selection

    Elias is a 10 year old boy living in Athens with his family in 1969 and has an interest in Jules Verne's stories and in astronomy. His father, with whom Elias has a strong re...

  • Todos Tus Muertos (All Your Dead Ones)

    Movie + 1 extra

    Sundance Film Festival Winner (Cinematography, Best Foreign Film)
    Rotterdam International Film Festival
    San Sebastián International Film Festival
    Mar del Plata International Film Festival
    Stockholm International Film Festival

    Salvador is a peasant who one day wakes up as usual to work on his lan...

  • Hi-Ho Mistahey!
    Movie + 1 extra

    Hi-Ho Mistahey!

    Movie + 1 extra

    Toronto International Film Festival

    In this feature-length documentary, Alanis Obomsawin tells the story of Shannen's Dream, a national campaign to provide equitable access to education in safe and suitable schools for First Nations children. Strong participation in this initiative eventually br...

  • Sew the Winter to My Skin

    Movie + 1 extra

    '...an operatic mix of Western-style manhunt thriller and boldly experimental biopic.' The Hollywood Reporter

    Toronto International Film Festival
    Seattle International Film Festival
    BFI Film Festival

    Provocative South African filmmaker Jahmil X.T. Qubeka creates a rousing reimagining of the hun...

  • Mobilize
    Movie + 1 extra

    Mobilize

    Movie + 1 extra

    Sundance Film Festival
    Toronto International Film Festival

    This short film, crafted entirely out of archival footage from the National Film Board of Canada by First Nations filmmaker Caroline Monnet, takes us on an exhilarating journey from the Far North to the urban south, capturing the perpetu...

  • We Were Wolves
    Movie + 2 extras

    We Were Wolves

    Movie + 2 extras

    Toronto International Film Festival
    Atlantic Film Festival
    Whistler Film Festival

    After the death of their father, two estranged brothers return to the family cottage to sort through his possessions. Over the course of three days, they must learn to let go of the man they mythologized and accept...

  • Apnea
    Movie

    Apnea

    Movie

    San Sebastian International Film Festival
    Iquique International Film Festival

    Daniel spends his vacation with his family at the hot springs. While swimming he learns that his parents are getting divorced. However, an incident with his younger brother will eventually trigger all of his frustra...

  • No Soy Lorena (I'm Not Lorena)

    Movie + 1 extra

    Toronto International Film Festival
    Locarno International Film Festival
    Stockholm International Film Festival

    A case of mistaken identity becomes a living nightmare when a young actress finds herself relentlessly assailed by debt collectors, in this Kafkaesque fable for the information age.

    Chi...

  • Crackie
    Movie + 1 extra

    Crackie

    Movie + 1 extra

    'stunning cinematography and captivating performances by such actors as Walsh and Joel Thomas Hynes' The Globe and Mail

    Toronto International Film Festival
    Winner Torino International Film Festival
    Göteborg Film Festival

    This is a story about a teenager who has been abandoned by her mother, a p...

  • L'Armée du Salut (Salvation Army)

    Movie + 1 extra

    'Abdellah Taïa's lovely and elliptical adaptation of his autobiographical novel about growing up gay, effeminate, and powerless in Morocco.' Village Voice

    Toronto International Film Festival
    Venice Film Festival
    Rotterdam International Film Festival

    Want to rent only this film instead of subscr...

  • Kati Kati
    Movie + 2 extras

    Kati Kati

    Movie + 2 extras

    'an original, vibrant and exciting statement from a talented filmmaker’ The Playlist

    Toronto International Film Festival
    Chicago International Film Festival
    Seattle International Film Festival

    When Kaleche, a young amnesiac, wakes up in the middle of the wilderness, she has no idea how she got ...

  • Johnny 100 Pesos
    Movie + 3 extras

    Johnny 100 Pesos

    Movie + 3 extras

    '(the) filmmakers' ability to keep the audience surprised at every plot twist that makes pic unique and refreshing.' Variety

    Sundance Film Festival
    Toronto International Film Festival
    San Sebastián International Film Festival
    AFI Fest
    Stockholm International Film Festival
    Tokyo International Fil...

  • El Camino del Vino (The Ways of Wine)

    Movie + 2 extras

    'A tasty little number about the pleasure to be found in a glass of wine.' Hollywood Reporter

    Berlin Film Festival
    Mar del Plata Film Festival
    San Sebastian Film Festival

    Famous Sommelier Charlie Arturaola has lost his most vital asset: his palate. In the search of a solution for this career-en...

  • Engkwentro (Clash)

    Movie

    Winner Venice Film Festival
    Rotterdam International Film Festival
    Thessaloniki Film Festival

    Take "1917" and substitute the trenches of war with the winding alleys of a Filipino slum, and you've got "Engwkentro" which follows two teenage brothers attempting to escape a city controlled by an iron...

  • Something Necessary
    Movie + 1 extra

    Something Necessary

    Movie + 1 extra

    Rotterdam International Film Festival
    Toronto International Film Festival
    Locarno Film Festival

    Anne is a woman struggling to rebuild her life after the civil unrest that swept Kenya following the 2007 elections, claiming the life of her husband, the health of her son and leaving her isolated fa...

  • El Circuito de Roman (Roman's Circuit)

    Movie + 1 extra

    Toronto International Film Festival
    Chicago Latino Film Festival

    As a young man, Roberto Roman developed groundbreaking theories on memory migration that catapulted him to fame within the field of neuropsychology and human memory. When he returns home, Roman stumbles upon the fact that a man'...

  • Down to the Dirt
    Movie + 1 extra

    Down to the Dirt

    Movie + 1 extra

    Toronto International Film Festival
    Winner Atlantic Film Festival
    Vancouver International Film Festival

    Joel Thomas Hyne's acclaimed novel about a Newfoundland drug addict's attempts to make sense of his own warped existence serves as the foundation for this poetic yet visceral addiction drama t...

  • The Life and Hard Times of Guy Terrifico

    Movie + 1 extra

    South by Southwest Film Festival
    Toronto International Film Festival

    Country music greats Kris Kristofferson, Merle Haggard, Ronnie Hawkins, and Donnie Fritts all gather to remember the bumbling semi-legend who put a small dent in the charts before suffering an untimely death in this musical ...

  • La Soledad
    Movie + 2 extras

    La Soledad

    Movie + 2 extras

    'a flower of a film amid the ruins of Caracas' The Guardian

    Venice Film Festival Official Selection
    Miami International Film Festival Winner
    100% on Rotten Tomatoes

    A vivid and intimate account of the Venezuelan crisis told through the real-life struggle of a young father trying to save his fam...

  • Ninth Floor
    Movie + 1 extra

    Ninth Floor

    Movie + 1 extra

    'an informative and sobering story that offers plenty of food for thought.' Shadow and Act

    Toronto International Film Festival

    In 1969, to protest the administration's mishandling of racist accusations towards a professor, students at Sir George Williams University occupied a ninth floor comput...

  • Kosac (The Reaper)
    Movie + 2 extras

    Kosac (The Reaper)

    Movie + 2 extras

    'compelling viewing... a tense, nuanced drama from helmer Zvonimir Juric' Variety

    Toronto International Film Festival
    Raindance Film Festival
    Rotterdam International Film Festival
    Helsinki International Film Festival

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  • A Tale of Love, Madness, and Death

    Movie

    Toronto International Film Festival
    Nashville Film Festival Winner
    Chicago International Film Festival Winner

    My uncle is schizophrenic and my grandmother suffers from a terminal illness. My grandfather, who is unable to take care of both, must decide between his wife or his son.

  • How Are You?
    Movie + 1 extra

    How Are You?

    Movie + 1 extra

    Susan Coyne stars as a recently divorced woman continually confronted by the titular question and struck by the fact that those asking don't really care. Like any joke with a good punchline, this one slays thanks to a surprisingly operatic ending.

    Directed By: Martha Burns, Susan Coyne
    Writte...