• ANNA

    Anna, a middle-aged single mother, lives in a small industrial town in war-torn Eastern Ukraine. Despite not having been out for years, she is lured by a radio advertisement to attend a party of foreign men who are touring the country, searching for love.

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  • EVIE + Q&A

    As a child, Evie lost herself in the myths and legends of the sea while her family collapsed around her. A childhood tragedy and an estrangement from her loved ones means Evie must find her way in the world on her own….now the demons of her past have come to reclaim her.

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  • KENDRA AND BETH + Q&A

    A dark comedy about the only female employee in the warehouse of a sausage company who forms an unlikely bond with a stranger that throws their lives into disarray, leaving them forever changed.

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  • NIMIC

    The encounter of a professional cellist and family man with a stranger on the subway has unexpected and far-reaching consequences on his life.

     

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  • PETITE MAMAN

    After the death of her beloved grandmother, eight-year-old Nelly meets a strangely familiar girl her own age in the woods. Instantly forming a connection with this mysterious new friend, Nelly embarks on a fantastical journey of discovery which helps her come to terms with this newfound loss.

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  • SANCTUARY

    Larry and Sophie, two people with intellectual disabilities, long to be together in a world that does everything to keep them apart.

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  • SON OF MONARCHS + Q&A

    A Mexican biologist living in New York returns to his hometown, nestled in the majestic butterfly forests of Michoacán. The journey forces him to confront past traumas and reflect on his hybrid identity, sparking a personal metamorphosis.

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  • THE CHOP

    About Yossi, a charismatic Kosher butcher who loses his job, cannot find work at other Kosher butchers, and therefore decides to pretend to be Muslim in order to get work at a Halal butchers.

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  • THE FIRST YEAR

    The First Year tells the inside story of Jamie Driscoll’s first 12 months as the new North of Tyne Mayor.

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  • SOUNDTRACK TO SIXTEEN

    A charming and fun romantic comedy following two anxious teens growing up in London in the 2000s. When the two meet each other on the night bus things get even more confusing for them as they attempt to navigate their first potential romance under the stress of exams that will define their future.

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