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  • Our Body

    Movie

    "one of the year’s most notable Korean independent features.” Screendaily

    Toronto International Film Festival
    Busan International Film Festival

    After dedicating years of her life studying for the public official exam, Ja-young (Moon Choi) suddenly loses interest and makes the difficult decision...

  • Since I Been Down
    Movie + 1 extra

    Since I Been Down

    Movie + 1 extra

    "In a nation crying for change, Since I Been Down is not only timely but a vital piece to an ever-growing picture that needs to be seen." Film Inquiry

    Directed by Dr. Gilda Sheppard, Since I Been Down tells the dramatic story of how an American community, held captive by 1990’s punitive policies...

  • Liyana
    Movie + 1 extra

    Liyana

    Movie + 1 extra

    "A lyrical work that's as bright and captivating as it is poignant." The Hollywood Reporter

    Dublin International Film Festival
    BFI London Film Festival
    Palm Springs Films Festival

    A Swazi girl embarks on a dangerous quest to rescue her young twin brothers in a tale is born of the imaginations o...

  • Brainiac: Transmissions After Zero

    Movie + 1 extra

    “Compelling… ‘Transmissions After Zero’ chronicles Brainiac’s unlikely rise and subsequent fall with intelligence and humor.” -Variety

    SXSW Film Festival
    Cleveland Film Festival
    Cork Film Festival

    In the mid 90’s the Dayton, OH music scene became a hot spot generating worldwide buzz for the inf...

  • Belly Of The Beast
    Movie + 1 extra

    Belly Of The Beast

    Movie + 1 extra

    Human Rights Watch Film Festival
    Heartland Film Festival
    Mil Valley Film Festival

    An Emmy winner in the Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary category, Belly of the Beast follows a courageous young woman and a radical lawyer as they discover a pattern of illegal sterilizations in California’s ...

  • Irene's Ghost
    Movie + 1 extra

    Irene's Ghost

    Movie + 1 extra

    "In his profound, lovely documentary, Iain Cunningham talks to people who knew his late mum – before discovering what happened to her." The Guardian

    Irene's Ghost follows director Iain Cunningham's search to find out about the mother he never knew, having died when he was a young boy. Taking an ...

  • Wake Up On Mars
    Movie + 1 extra

    Wake Up On Mars

    Movie + 1 extra

    "...a thoughtful film, handsomely made and eye-opening." The Hollywood Reporter

    Tribeca Film Festival
    Visions du Réel Film Festival
    Biografilm Festival

    A 10-year-old Roma boy living in Sweden attempts to come to terms with the mysterious resignation syndrome that has put his two sisters in a co...

  • Little Miss Westie
    Movie + 1 extra

    Little Miss Westie

    Movie + 1 extra

    DOC NYC
    BFI Flare Film Festival
    Bendfilm Film Festival

    Little Miss Westie follows two transgender siblings as they navigate puberty, school, family and transitioning during the Trump era. Ren is competing in the Little Miss Westie Pageant; her older brother Luca is coaching her on posing, make-u...

  • The Swing
    Movie + 1 extra

    The Swing

    Movie + 1 extra

    "...the kind of intimate portrait that captivates purely on the basis of what it reveals about the pain and the complexity of the human experience." Hollywood Reporter

    Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
    Open City Docs Fest
    El Gouna Film Festival

    Filmmaker Cyril Aris' directs his camera to...

  • Silence Is A Falling Body

    Movie + 1 extra

    International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam
    Filmfest Hamburg
    Brooklyn Film Festival

    Silence Is A Falling Body follows filmmaker Agustina Comedi as she explores hundreds of hours of footage from the videotapes that her father Jaime recorded throughout his life. Her search to learn more abou...

  • Rival
    Movie + 1 extra

    Rival

    Movie + 1 extra

    "A superb performance from Yelizar Nazarenko propels this drama about a nine-year-old boy in increasingly dire straits." Screen Daily

    Busan International Film Festival
    AFI Fest
    Camerimage

    After being smuggled across the border from Ukraine into Germany, nine-year-old Roman (Yelizar Nazarenko) i...

  • While We Are Here
    Movie + 1 extra

    While We Are Here

    Movie + 1 extra

    Rotterdam International Film Festival
    Art of the Real
    Montreal International Documentary Festival

    A hybrid form of documentary, fiction, travelogue and letters makes for a compelling film diary in While We Are Here. The film focuses on Lamis, a Lebanese woman, who has just moved to New York and...

  • The Cost of Freedom: Refugee Journalists in Canada

    Movie + 2 extras

    The latest film from award-winning Canadian filmmaker, historian, and journalist James Cullingham (Searching For Blind For Death) focuses on the lives of three journalists - Abdulrahman Matar from Syria, Luis Nájera of México and Arzu Yildiz from Turkey - exploring the reasons that each person fl...

  • Microhabitat
    Movie + 1 extra

    Microhabitat

    Movie + 1 extra

    Busan International Film Festival
    Göteborg Film Festival
    Los Angeles Film Festival

    Miso (Esom) is a young woman struggling to get by as a housekeeper in Seoul, earning barely enough to cover rent and her two indulgences - whiskey and cigarettes. When she finds herself having to choose between re...

  • Maggie
    Movie + 1 extra

    Maggie

    Movie + 1 extra

    "Exuberantly nonsensical debut from South Korea’s Yi Okseop"

    Busan International Film Festival
    International Film Festival Rotterdam
    Fantasia International Film Festival

    Stylish and surreal, Yi Okseop's bold debut feature is part relationship drama, part sci-fi, part comedic satire, and a lot m...

  • Una Banda De Chicas (A Girl's Band)

    Movie + 1 extra

    Rotterdam International Film Festival
    Mar del Plata Film Festival
    FRAMELINE, San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival

    Una Banda De Chicas (A Girl's Band) sees former punk band bassist, Marilina Giménez, documenting women's bands from across Argentina, showing their struggles and achieveme...

  • Luisita Photo Studio

    Movie + 1 extra

    Buenos Aires Int’l Independent Film Festival
    Havana Film Festival
    Brooklyn Film Festival

    At the crowded Corrientes Avenue in Buenos Aires City, among all the theatres, you can find Estudio Luisita. From 1958 to 2009, the photographic studio produced iconic images of the stars of Buenos Aires sho...

  • Summer Rebels
    Movie + 1 extra

    Summer Rebels

    Movie + 1 extra

    Thessaloniki International Film Festival
    Cinekid Film Festival
    Goa International Film Festival

    11-year-old Jonas (Eliás Vyskocil) longs to spend summer shooting rabbits and exploring the Slovakian countryside with his cool Grandpa Bernard, but his mother has already made alternate vacation plans...

  • 180 Degree Rule
    Movie + 1 extra

    180 Degree Rule

    Movie + 1 extra

    Toronto International Film Festival
    BFI London Film Festival
    Fajr Film Festival

    Based on real events, director Farnoosh Samadi's provocative debut feature is an incise and powerful examination of Iranian patriarchal society. Sahar Dolatshahi plays Sara, a school teacher from Tehran who is prepar...

  • Sashinka
    Movie + 1 extra

    Sashinka

    Movie + 1 extra

    Seattle International Film Festival
    Festival du Nouveau Cinéma de Montréal
    Whistler Film Festival

    When young, up-and-coming, musician Sasha receives a surprise visit from her mother just as she's about to perform one of the biggest shows of her career, she is forced confront a past she's worked ...

  • Vanishing Days
    Movie + 1 extra

    Vanishing Days

    Movie + 1 extra

    "Vanishing Days marks the emergence of an artist with an audacious vision." The Hollywood Reporter

    Berlin International Film Festival
    Busan International Film Festival
    Vancouver International Film Festival

    First time director Zhu Xin's impressive debut feature is a surreal, poetic and dreamlike...

  • Lapü
    Movie + 1 extra

    Lapü

    Movie + 1 extra

    Sundance Film Festival
    Berlin International Film Festival
    Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

    A young Wayúu woman named Doris has a dream that she reunites with her deceased cousin. When she tells her grandmother about the dream they decide that her vision is the inception of an ancient ritual. Do...

  • Elena
    Movie + 1 extra

    Elena

    Movie + 1 extra

    "a mesmerizing, artful and emotional piece of filmmaking that consistently surprises and awes in its sensitivity." The Playlist

    SXSW Film Festival
    Hot Docs International Film Festival
    Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

    Dreamlike, lyrical and haunting, Petra Costa’s deeply personal film document...

  • A Distant Place
    Movie + 1 extra

    A Distant Place

    Movie + 1 extra

    Inside Out Film Festival
    L.A. Outfest
    Jeonju International Film Festival

    The winner of he Grand Jury Prize at the L.A. Outfest film festival, A Distant Place centres on the life of Jin-woo, a sheep rancher who living with his niece, Seol, and the family who employs him on their farm. It's an id...