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I, Anna
The lives of a beautiful divorcee (Charlotte Rampling, Melancholia, 45 Years ) and a troubled detective (Gabriel Byrne, The Usual Suspects, Millers Crossing ) intersect during the investigation of a vicious murder on the grimy, rain-soaked streets of London, sparkling…
Happy Hour - Happî awâ
A powerful affirmation of the immersive potential of cinema. HAPPY HOUR is a slow-burning epic chronicling the emotional journey of four thirty-something women in the misty seaside city of Kobe. As they navigate the unsteady currents of their work, domestic,…
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Tokyo Idols - A Fascinating Look at Sex & Gender in Japan
This festival favorite documentary gets at the heart of a cultural phenomenon driven by an obsession with young female sexuality and internet popularity. This ever growing phenom is told through Rio, a bona fide "Tokyo Idol" who takes us on…
White Sun - Seto Surya
Gorgeously photographed in outskirts of the Himalayas, WHITE SUN explores the damage done to the fabric of Nepalese society by the decade-long civil war between the Maoists and Nepal's monarchical government. On the occasion of his father's funeral, Chandra returns…
Dries - The Creative Process of a Master Fashion Designer
For the first time, fashion designer Dries Van Noten allows a filmmaker to accompany him in his creative process and rich home life. For an entire year Reiner Holzemer documented the precise steps that Dries takes to conceive of four…
Creepy - Kurîpî: Itsuwari no rinjin
A year after a botched hostage negotiation with a serial killer turned deadly, ex-detective Koichi (Hidetoshi Nishijima), and his wife move into a new house with a deeply strange new neighbor (Teruyuki Kagawa). His old cop colleagues come calling for…
Captivated - The Trials of Pamela Smart
When the curtain rose on the murder trial of the Pamela Smart murder case 23 years ago, the stage was set for the birth of reality TV. Accused of plotting the 1990 murder of her husband Gregory, the 22-year-old Smart…
The Human Scale - Planning Livable and Humanistic Cities
Life in the megacity is exhilarating and difficult. How do urban spaces enhance or disturb our interactions and intimacy with others? How can we make our streets more accessible by foot or bike, nd make our cities more inclusive? Through…
Blind
This award-winning Scandinavian drama focuses on Ingrid, a woman contending with the loss of vision. In trying to navigate a world without sight, she spends her days attempting to reconstruct the visual world as she once knew it. As she…
Vic + Flo Saw a Bear
A lonely bus stop, a trumpet-playing scout and a woman who refuses to pay him anything for his off-tune performance. This dryly humorous opening sets the tone for rest of the film which tells the story of Vic, a woman…
From Business to Being - The Crisis of Consciousness in the American Workplace
This is the story of three executives--a former investment banker at Lehman Brothers, a project manager in the automotive industry and a regional manager at a pharmacy chain -- who embark on a quest to find ways out of the…
Bridgend
A haunting drama that follows Sara (Hannah Murray - Game of Thrones ) and her dad, Dave, as they arrive in a small village haunted by suicides of its young inhabitants. Sara falls dangerously in love with one of the…
Lamb
This remarkable feature debut tells the story of young Ephraim, a half-Jewish, Ethiopian boy who is sent by his father to live among distant relatives after his mother's death. Ephraim uses his cooking skills to carve out a place among…
A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness - An Experimental Documentary
Winner of Best International Documentary at the Torino Film Festival, this acclaimed film follows a man at three disparate moments in his life; as a member of a small nudist commune on an Estonian island, alone in the wilderness of…
By the Time it Gets Dark - Dao khanong
In this beautiful Thai drama a young film director researches a project about the 1976 massacre of Thai student activists at Thammasat University in Bangkok. Nominated for the Golden Leopard for Best Film at the Locarno International Film Festival .…
Homo Sapiens
This New York Times Critics' Pick is an ode to humanity as seen from a possible future scenario. HOMO SAPIENS is a film about the finiteness and fragility of human existence and the end of the industrial age, and what…
Beltracchi - The Art of Forgery
For nearly 40 years, Wolfgang Beltracchi fooled the international art world and was responsible for the biggest art forgery scandal of the postwar era. An expert in art history, theory and painting techniques, he tracked down the gaps in the…
The Strange Little Cat - Das merkwürdige Kätzchen
Siblings Karin and Simon are visiting their parents and their little sister Clara. That evening, other relatives will be joining them for dinner. This sequence of family scenes in a Berlin flat creates a wondrous world of the everyday: Coming…
Tatsumi
TATSUMI celebrates the life and work of Japanese artist Yoshihiro Tatsumi--a manga pioneer who elevated the genre to a new level of creative expression and adult realism. A comics-crazed teenager, Tatsumi began to get published and was able to support…
Where's Astérix?
Part of the Series: Mondovino: The Series
The cast of characters in southern France: a Socialist mayor defending the American multinational company Mondavi; a Communist Mayor defending conservative French (wine) values; Aime Guibert, father of the Languedoc wine revolution; the Vaille brothers, Guibert's nouveau riche neighbors and…