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  • The Last Rites Of Joe May

    Movie + 1 extra

    "Veteran character actor Dennis Farina gives one of the best performances of the year in a rare lead part as an aging, down-on-his luck small-time hood in "The Last Rites of Joe May.'' New York Post

    Tribeca Film Festival
    Chicago International Film Festival
    Midwest Film Festival

    Evoking the spir...

  • Supporting Characters

    Movie + 1 extra

    "This well-acted film captures a generational and occupational sliver of New York life that rings true." New York Times

    Tribeca Film Festival
    Göteborg International Film Festival
    Leiden International Film Festival

    Best friends Nick (Alex Karpovsky) and Darryl (Tarik Lowe) are a New York film ed...

  • Starred Up
    Movie + 1 extra

    Starred Up

    Movie + 1 extra

    "an edgy, teeming thriller, brilliantly disorienting, making strange a world we thought we knew, at least from other movies." New York Magazine

    Telluride Film Festival
    Tribeca Film Festival
    Toronto International Film Festival

    Eric Love (Jack O'Connell), 19, is locked up in prison. On his first ...

  • Sparrows Dance
    Movie + 1 extra

    Sparrows Dance

    Movie + 1 extra

    "Marin Ireland and Paul Sparks deliver terrific performances in this charmingly quirky love story." Hollywood Reporter

    Woodstock Film Festival
    Austin Film Festival
    Hamptons International Film Festival

    When stage fright gets the best of her, a former actress (Marin Ireland) stops leaving her apa...

  • Rudeboy: The Story of Trojan Records

    Movie + 1 extra

    "Great fun. A slick 'greatest hits' look back at the Trojan legacy, which leaves you wanting more." Little White Lies

    BFI London Film Festival
    Thessaloniki Documentary Festival
    Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival

    A film about the love affair between Jamaican and British Youth cult...

  • They Who Surround Us

    Movie + 1 extra

    "...a penetrating, thick-with-emotion period piece." Edmonton Journal

    Edmonton International Film Festival
    Sedona International Film Festival
    Montreal Independent Film Festival

    Roman (Troy Ruptash), a Ukrainian farmer living in Alberta loses his wife in a tragic accident. Guilt and grief send h...

  • Somebody Up There Likes Me

    Movie + 1 extra

    "Highly original and delightfully unorthodox." Hollywood Reporter

    SXSW
    Locarno International Film Festival
    Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

    The winner of the Special Jury Prize at the Locarno International Film Festival, Somebody Up There Likes Me is a comedic fable about a man watching...

  • What Richard Did
    Movie + 1 extra

    What Richard Did

    Movie + 1 extra

    "What Richard Did is an engrossing and intelligent drama that throbs in the mind for hours after the final credits." The Guardian

    Toronto International Film Festival
    Sydney Film Festival
    Tribeca Film Festival

    Directed by Lenny Abrahamson (Room), What Richard Did follows Richard Karlsen (Jack Re...

  • Zero Charisma
    Movie + 1 extra

    Zero Charisma

    Movie + 1 extra

    "A consistently entertaining, character-driven comedy set within a community rapidly losing out to online options." Variety

    SXSW
    Oak Cliff Film Festival
    Image Film Festival

    As the strict Game Master of a fantasy role-playing game, Scott (Sam Eidson) leads his friends in a weekly quest through m...

  • Resolution
    Movie + 1 extra

    Resolution

    Movie + 1 extra

    "A strangely tense and humorous meta-narrative about two friends experiencing weird goings-on at a remote cabin." Los Angeles Times

    Tribeca Film Festival
    Fantasia International Film Festival
    Tallin Black Nights Film Festival

    Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead film finds a man imprisoning his estr...

  • Hide Your Smiling Faces

    Movie + 1 extra

    "Daniel Patrick Carbone's haunting debut feature offers a dark vision of boyhood adventure in a great outdoors fraught with peril." New York Times

    Berlin International Film Festival
    Tribeca Film Festival
    BFI London Film Festival

    Hide Your Smiling Faces vividly depicts the young lives of two bro...

  • For Ellen
    Movie + 1 extra

    For Ellen

    Movie + 1 extra

    "It's uncomfortably funny, achingly true - and the work of an absolutely genuine artist." Time Out

    Sundance Film Festival
    Berlin International Film Festival
    Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

    Grappling with the possibility of losing custody of his 6-year-old daughter, struggling musician ...

  • Neds
    Movie + 1 extra

    Neds

    Movie + 1 extra

    "A stringent street psychodrama in which brutality is an infection and every male is a carrier." NPR

    Toronto International Film Festival
    BFI London Film Festival
    San Sebastian International Film Festival

    Neds follows the story of John McGill, a young boy growing up in 1970s, Scotland. While a b...

  • Nas: Time Is Illmatic

    Movie + 1 extra

    "[A] brisk, stylish and extremely heartfelt portrait of Nas' rise from the housing projects of Queensbridge to the heights of hip-hop royalty." Variety

    Tribeca Film Festival
    Vancouver Film Festival
    BFI London Film Festival

    Three decades after its release, Illmatic has become a hip-hop benchmark...

  • The Boonashy

    Movie

    Winner Best Actor, Best Animation, Best Director - Wild Bunch Film Festival 2023
    Winner Best Cast - Alternative Film Festival 2023
    Winner Best Director, Best Editing - Indie Shorts Mag 2023

    Lem tirelessly seeks the prized Boonashy, a notoriously taxing and addictive creature to hunt. But then a...

  • LAND
    10 items

    LAND

    10 items

    LAND connects us to our ancestors, both future and past. As time spirals forward, it is the land that continues to ground us. Exploring the interactions and relationships between LAND, stewardship, cultures, communities, and Nations by Indigenous filmmakers from around the World.

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  • Maybe Someday
    Movie + 1 extra

    Maybe Someday

    Movie + 1 extra

    "Maybe Someday is, indeed, a beautiful little film about loss and grief, love and letting go." The Independent Critic

    BFI Flare
    Cinequest Film Festival
    Outfest LA Film Festival

    Maybe Someday follows Jay (Michelle Ehlen), a photographer in her 40s, battling a mixture of denial and depression as ...

  • Mama Gloria
    Movie + 1 extra

    Mama Gloria

    Movie + 1 extra

    "In her first feature, director Luchina Fisher lovingly captures the lived experience of a woman who deserves to go down in queer history." POV Magazine

    Chigago International Film Festival
    BFI Flare
    Inside Out Film Festival

    Meet Mama Gloria. Chicago’s Black transgender icon Gloria Allen blazed ...

  • Last Days At Sea

    Movie

    "Venice Atienza’s wistful and evocative documentary is rooted in the liminal space between childhood and adolescence." The Guardian

    Berlin International Film Festival
    Hot Docs International Documentary Festival
    International Documentary Festival Amsterdam

    12-year-old Reyboy lives in Karihatag, ...

  • How The Room Felt
    Movie + 1 extra

    How The Room Felt

    Movie + 1 extra

    "A group of Georgian queers laugh, argue, party and love in this intimate and nuanced portrait of a close-knit LGBTQ+ community." POV Magazine

    International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam
    Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival
    Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

    In the Geo...

  • La Leyenda Negra
    Movie + 1 extra

    La Leyenda Negra

    Movie + 1 extra

    "...a deft blend of the intimate and the political that recalls the fire-in-the-belly feistiness of early Spike Lee joints." Screen International

    Sundance Film Festival
    IndieLisboa International Film Festival
    BFI Flare

    In writer-director Patricia Vidal Delgado's debut feature, a soon-to-be undo...

  • Usina-Desejo contra a Indústria do Medothe

    Movie + 3 extras

    Created by filmmaking collective Anarca Filmes, Usina-Desejo contra a Indústria do Medothe is the group's first interactive film, bringing alternative endings (see Screening Instructions below) for the viewer to choose from. Directed by Amanda Seraphico, Clarissa Ribeiro and Lorran Dias, the film...

  • Project Gutenberg
    Movie + 1 extra

    Project Gutenberg

    Movie + 1 extra

    "Chow Yun-fat channels some of his most iconic screen work as a suave, sophisticated, sharp-dressed gentleman criminal..." Hollywood Reporter

    Tokyo International Film Festival
    San Francisco International Film Festival
    MoMA - The Contenders

    Directed by Felix Chong (writer of Infernal Affairs) an...

  • The White Fortress
    Movie + 1 extra

    The White Fortress

    Movie + 1 extra

    "The White Fortress is a startling, hypnotizing, but above all haunting work destined to linger." Globe and Mail

    Berlin International Film Festival
    Thessaloniki International Film Festival
    Vancouver International Film Festival

    Set in the rundown Sarajevo suburb of Alipasino Polje, writer/direct...