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  • The Nikaidos' Fall
    Movie + 1 extra

    The Nikaidos' Fall

    Movie + 1 extra

    Hong Kong International Film Festival
    Nara International Film Festival

    Iranian filmmaker Ida Panahandeh directs this Japanese drama focussing on Tatsuya Nikaido, a middle-aged divorcee who runs an agricultural company and lives in a suburb with his daughter and mother. After his only son's death...

  • Thirty Souls
    Movie + 1 extra

    Thirty Souls

    Movie + 1 extra

    "...in equal parts magical, haunting, mysterious and tangible." Cineuropa

    Berlin Film Festival
    San Sebastian International Film Festival
    Camerimage

    Twelve-year-old Alba longs to discover the mysterious, unknown reality of death in director Diana Toucedo's debut feature, an intensely atmospheri...

  • Querência (Homing)
    Movie + 1 extra

    Querência (Homing)

    Movie + 1 extra

    " ...an inspiring tale about one particular farmer who is struggling to overcome a traumatic event." Cineuropa

    Berlin Film Festival
    Indie Lisboa International Film Festival
    Jeonju International Film Festival

    Helvécio Marins Jr.'s film centres on Marcelo (Marcelo di Souza), an easygoing cowboy a...

  • Demolition Girl
    Movie + 1 extra

    Demolition Girl

    Movie + 1 extra

    "... among the strongest of recent films to bluntly speak about class difference." Slant Magazine

    Slamdance Film Festival
    Raindance Film Festival

    Set in rural Japan, this is a remarkable coming-of-age drama features a stunning performance by Aya Kitai as the tenacious titular character. She pla...

  • Such A Small Thing
    Movie + 1 extra

    Such A Small Thing

    Movie + 1 extra

    "Juno Rinaldi’s Such A Small Thing addresses the cultural inertia around intimate partner violence" - The Globe and Mail

    Hamilton Film Festival
    Toronto Shorts International Film Festival

    A woman in her 40s returns to her small hometown to confront her ex-boyfriend about an assault that happene...

  • Naked of Defenses
    Movie + 1 extra

    Naked of Defenses

    Movie + 1 extra

    "A poised yet internally turbulent film of almost religious purity and compassion..." The Hollywood Reporter

    Berlin International Film Festival
    Pusan International Film Festival

    Masahide Ichii’s expertly crafted, spare and compassionate drama explores the life of Kinoshita (Ayako Moriya), a wom...

  • Americano
    Movie + 1 extra

    Americano

    Movie + 1 extra

    "Writer-director Kevin Noland effectively utilizes his fine young cast and the natural beauty and rich culture of northern Spain in amiably posing a timeless question of youth." - The Los Angeles Times

    Palm Springs International Film Festival
    Seattle International Film Festival

    Chris McKinley, ...

  • Crying Bitch
    Movie + 1 extra

    Crying Bitch

    Movie + 1 extra

    SXSW Film Festival
    Fantasia Film Festival

    A man, who is having an affair with a young woman, gets home late as usual. But that night, he finds something wrong with his wife Satomi. Since then, he gets strayed into her dark side, the "labyrinth".

    Japan - 2018 - 14m
    Directed By: Reiki Tsuno
    Writt...

  • Dui Kan (Look Love)
    Movie + 1 extra

    Dui Kan (Look Love)

    Movie + 1 extra

    Hot Docs International Documentary Festival
    Busan International Film Festival
    Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival

    Two Chinese children, Linsheng and Xinyuan, grow up in completely different circumstances, but both are confronted with a similar situation. Linsheng lives with his impo...

  • Our People Will Be Healed

    Movie + 1 extra

    "This film functions as both cinema and journalism, the camera pushing us into a world we might not otherwise see and illuminating that world on a human scale." NOW Magazine

    Toronto International Film Festival

    Our People Will Be Healed, Alanis Obomsawin’s 50th film, reveals how a Cree community...

  • Papagajka
    Movie + 1 extra

    Papagajka

    Movie + 1 extra

    "Rozanski has taken bold steps in her first feature film, Papagajka, setting her psychological thriller in the tumultuous background of Sarajevo" - IndieWire

    SXSW Film festival
    Sarajevo Film Festival

    Damir provides security in a quiet building in Sarajevo where he lives. His life is secluded an...

  • Holy Angels

    Movie

    Vancouver International Film Festival
    Yorkton Film Festival

    In 1963, Lena Wandering Spirit became one of the more than 150,000 Indigenous children who were removed from their families and sent to residential school. Jay Cardinal Villeneuve's short documentary Holy Angels powerfully recaptures Ca...

  • Debris
    Movie + 1 extra

    Debris

    Movie + 1 extra

    Vancouver International Film Festival

    This short film is a portrait of Tofino, BC intertidal artist Pete Clarkson as he crafts his most ambitious and personal project to date: a memorial to the 2011 Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami. He, like so many of us around the world, was deeply affe...

  • China Gate
    Movie + 1 extra

    China Gate

    Movie + 1 extra

    DOK Leipzig
    Korean International Documentary Festival

    Right before dawn, students in Huining have already started their studying session; hard working youngsters have filled up the space of school ground. This is one of the most poverty-stricken Counties in Western China; here people's only hope...

  • A Young Patriot
    Movie + 1 extra

    A Young Patriot

    Movie + 1 extra

    "A gripping chronicle of the breakdown of the so-called Chinese Dream" Hollywood Reporter

    Toronto International Film Festival
    CPH: DOX Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival
    Sheffield Doc/Fest

    'A Young Patriot' explores the patriotism in China`s youths born after 1990. The film foll...

  • 1428
    Movie + 1 extra

    1428

    Movie + 1 extra

    "Fascinating, beautifully crafted Venice prizewinner..." Variety

    Winner - Venice Film Festival
    Dubai International Film Festival
    Vancouver International Film Festival

    The Sichuan Earthquake took place at 14:28 on May 12th 2008. Nearly 100,000 lives were taken, countless buildings, bridges, road...

  • D'ou Je Viens (Where I'm From)

    Movie + 1 extra

    Rotterdam International Film Festival

    This feature documentary represents a quest that is both personal and universal. Director Claude Demers (Barbers: A Men’s Story, Ladies in Blue) revisits the working-class neighbourhood of Verdun where he grew up and asks questions about the mysteries of his...

  • Mighty Jerome
    Movie + 1 extra

    Mighty Jerome

    Movie + 1 extra

    Vancouver International Film Festival

    From acclaimed filmmaker Charles Officer comes the story of the rise, fall and redemption of Harry Jerome, Canada's most record-setting track and field star. Gorgeous monochrome imagery, impassioned interviews and astonishing archival footage are used in thi...

  • 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 com...

  • Such A Small Thing

    "Juno Rinaldi’s Such A Small Thing addresses the cultural inertia around intimate partner violence" - The Globe and Mail

    Hamilton Film Festival
    Toronto Shorts International Film Festival

    A woman in her 40s returns to her small hometown to confront her ex-boyfriend about an assault that happene...

  • COMING SOON - Brief Story From The Green Planet

    Movie

    Berlin International Film Festival
    ACID program, Cannes Film Festival
    Thessaloniki International Film Festival

    Argentinian director Santiago Loza's highly imaginative, and consistently surprising, Brief Story From The Green Planet premiered at the Berlin Film Festival in 2019, going on to win th...

  • Mina Olin Siin (I Was Here)

    Movie + 1 extra

    "...slick and fast paced, contrasting modern, stylised split-screen editing with a grim backdrop of misspent adolescence." Time Out

    Karlovy Vary Film Festival
    Helsinki International Film Festival

    17-year-old Rass is growing up in an Estonian suburb. In the absence of a solid home life his fami...

  • Unarmed Verses
    Movie + 1 extra

    Unarmed Verses

    Movie + 1 extra

    "There's a quiet, discreet magic at work with Charles Officer's latest documentary, Unarmed Verses." The Globe and Mail

    Winner Hot Docs Film Festival
    Seattle International Film Festival
    Winner Vancouver Film Festival

    A thoughtful and vivid portrait of a community facing imposed relocation. At ...

  • Night Shoot
    Movie + 1 extra

    Night Shoot

    Movie + 1 extra

    An eccentric one-line actor, keen to save his characters from extinction, uses costumes from past roles to tell their stories and inadvertently wins over a world weary wardrobe mistress into his theatrical imagination. This deeply affecting short film is anchored by the exquisite performances of ...