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  • Slack Bay
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    Slack Bay

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    Bruno Dumont • 2017 • France

    Juliette Binoche stars in a modern Belle Époque-era period critique.

    The bourgeois Van Peteghem family are no strangers to the bliss of upper-class existence. Perched atop the cliffs of Normandy, the eccentric clan of relatives have congregated in their family vil...

  • Elles
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    Malgoska Szumowska • 2011 • France

    A reporter investigates Paris's underground prostitution scene.

    Anne is a middle-aged journalist for Elle Magazine in Paris, assigned to investigate the city's underground prostitution scene. Her work on the article soon blossoms into friendships with two wo...

  • A Faithful Man

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    Louis Garrel • 2018 • France

    A quintessentially French portrait of shifting love and loyalty.

    Abel has just gotten back together with Marianne, nine years after she left him for his best friend. Soon, however, Abel is being pursued by Ève, a young woman who has been infatuated with Abel since...

  • Violette

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    Martin Provost • 2013 • France

    A portrait of writer Violette LeDuc, protégé of Simone de Beauvoir.

    Born the illegitimate daughter of a housemaid, Violette too is determined to write, and out of both talent and perseverance she nestles herself into Paris's post-war intellectual scene. A deep f...

  • You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet

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    Alain Resnais • 2012 • France

    Actors take over in this exploration of the creative process.

    A coterie of French actors have been summoned to bear witness to the last will and testament of Antoine d'Anthac, a theater director with whom they have worked over the years. Appearing on a television...

  • The Salt of Life

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    Gianni Di Gregorio • 2011 • Italy

    A garrulous portrait of men of a certain age.

    Gianni lives in Trastevere, a sun-dappled neighborhood in Rome. As a pensioner, his life is uneventful. Convinced that women no longer see him, Gianni seeks to recover his charm.

    Light and gentle as a Roman bree...

  • Le Quattro Volte

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    Michelangelo Frammartino • 2010 • Italy

    A goat-herder nears the end of his life in Calabria.

    In the mountains of Calabria, a goat-herder is nearing the end of his life. He goes about his daily routines, attuned to the rhythms of nature.

    Drawn from Pythagoras' philosophical notion of the "fou...

  • Miele
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    Valeria Golino • 2013 • Italy

    Explores assisted suicide, a practice that remains illegal in Italy.

    Irene lives in a small town along the Tyrrhenian Sea. While her friends and family believe she is student, Irene freelances as a clandestine euthanasia consultant. Using the professional pseudo...

  • Caesar Must Die

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    Paolo and Vittorio Taviani • 2012 • Italy

    A director stages a prison performance of Julius Caesar.

    Inside the high-security wing of Rome's Rebibbia Prison, a theater director seeks to stage a performance of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. At first reluctant, the prisoners delve into liminal spac...

  • The Woman Who Left

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    Lav Diaz • 2016 • Philippines

    A woman seeks revenge and redemption after thirty years in jail.

    Horacia has spent the past thirty years in jail for a crime she didn't commit. Returning home, she becomes set on a path of revenge against Rodrigo, a wealthy ex-lover who framed her.

    Rendered in c...

  • A Hard Day

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    Seong-hun Kim • 2014 • South Korea

    An expertly crafted thriller from South Korea.

    Gun-soo, an off-duty homicide detective, is involved in a hit and run while driving home from his mother's funeral. Rather than calling the authorities, he panics and covers his tracks. When a witness to the ac...

  • Mountains May Depart

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    Jia Zhangke • 2016 • China

    A sweeping portrait of love across generations.

    Tao, a young shopkeeper in Fenyang, marries Jingsheng, hoping to escape her provincial existence. Fifteen years later, Jingsheng has remarried and moved to Shanghai, taking their 7-year-old son, Daole, with him. While...

  • Tormenting the Hen

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    Theodore Collatos • 2017 • USA

    A lesbian couple experiences microaggressions at a workshop upstate.

    Claire and her fiancée Monica embark from the boisterous streets of New York City to the Berkshires, where Claire has been invited to stage her latest work at a rural theater company. While Cl...

  • MOM
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    Lonely Christopher • 2020 • USA

    A sleuth tale morphs into an offbeat noir about family.

    Try is a young man who who enlists the help of a ramshackle agency of detectives to track down his biological mother. His drunken, charismatic case manager Arden leads him through urban landscapes in searc...

  • New Jerusalem

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    Rick Alverson • 2011 • USA

    Faith, utopia, and male friendship in American society.

    Sean has just returned to the United States after a tour of military service in Afghanistan. He is having trouble adjusting to his new life. His co-worker, Ike, is an Evangelical Christian who seeks to lead S...

  • Pavilion

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    Tim Sutton • 2012 • USA

    Using nonprofessional actors, Pavilion conjures the texture of youth.

    A hot, shimmering summer. Max, a soft-spoken teenager, moves from an idyllic lakeside town to the xeric suburban landscape of Arizona, where his father lives. An atmosphere of impermanence hangs ove...

  • August at Akiko's

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    Christopher Makoto Yogi • 2016 • USA

    A jazz musician searches for his roots in Hawaii.

    After nearly a decade, Alex, a musician, arrives on the Big Island of Hawai'i with no more than a suitcase and his saxophone in tow. Staying at a Buddhist bed and breakfast, Alex forms a friendship with Aki...

  • Tapeworm

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    Milos Mitrovic and Fabian Velasco • 2019 • Canada

    Winnipeg and the emptiness of modern life.

    A man pulls over on the side of the road. The gas station restroom is occupied—nature is calling, so he sets off into the surrounding forest, where he encounters two stoners making love by a river. M...

  • Calabria

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    Pierre-François Sauter • 2016 • Switzerland

    A heartwarming tale of immigration in modern Europe.

    Jovan and José are undertakers at a funeral home in Switzerland. When a Calabrian immigrant passes away, Jovan and José embark on the journey to southern Italy to repatriate his body. Together, t...

  • Silent Light

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    Carlos Reygadas • 2007 • Mexico

    A love triangle emerges within a community of Mennonites.

    Johan lives with Esther, his wife, and their seven children in rural Chihuahua state, among a community of Mennonites. For the past two years Johan has engaged in a passionate affair with their neighbor...

  • Battle in Heaven

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    Carlos Reygadas • 2005 • Mexico

    A web of sex and secrets in Mexico City.

    Ana's father is a Mexican general. Privileged, wealthy, and bored, she forms a connection with Marcos, the family chauffeur—he is the only member of her household who knows about her double life working as a high-end pro...

  • Post Mortem

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    Pablo Larraín • 2010 • Chile

    A civil servant unravels as Pinochet's Chile heads toward bloodshed.

    Chile, 1973. Mario is a civil servant at the state morgue, where he transcribes notes dictated by the coroner. A tryst with his neighbor draws him into a conflict—Nancy's activist friends are be...

  • Tony Manero

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    Pablo Larraín • 2008 • Chile

    A John Travolta impersonator goes on a killing spree in Chile.

    Raúl Peralta performs at a bar on the outskirts of Santiago de Chile, meticulously recreating scenes from Saturday Night Fever. His dreams of becoming a star appear reasonably attainable when the natio...

  • Touch Me Not

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    Adina Pintilie • 2018 • Romania

    NOTE: This film contains explicit images and graphic sexual content.

    Laura is a British woman who struggles with physical intimacy. She does not like to be approached, much less touched. Tómas also has difficulties with intimacy—a diagnosis of alopecia in his...

  • Sacro GRA

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    Gianfranco Rosi • 2013 • Italy

    A cartography of Rome's ring road and its eccentric inhabitants.

    The Grande Raccordo Anulare is a 68-kilometer highway girdling the metropolis of Rome. Rarely given a passing glimpse by the majority of the city's inhabitants, Rome's ring road is also home to a r...

  • Rabin, the Last Day

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    Amos Gitaï • 2015 • Israel

    The story of a prime minister's assassination and unattained peace.

    On November 4, 1995, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was shot dead in a public square. The culprit opposed the Oslo Accords, which Rabin had painstakingly negotiated and for which he was awarde...

  • Dawson City: Frozen Time

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    Bill Morrison • 2016 • USA

    Early cinema intersects with the peak of the Canadian Gold Rush.

    In 1978, just south of the Arctic Circle, a man with a bulldozer hit proverbial gold: a long-lost collection of films from the turn of the century, thought to be lost forever. 533 rare prints offer a u...

  • Monk With a Camera

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    Guido Santi and Tina Mascara • 2014 • France

    A man's transformation from Manhattanite to Buddhist.

    Nicholas Vreeland was born into a storied family—grandson of legendary Vogue editor Diana Vreeland, son of an ambassador to the United Nations. Yet a fateful meeting with Khyongla Rato Rinpoche ...

  • Socotra, the Island of Djinns

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    Jordi Esteva • 2014 • Yemen

    Shot in luminous black and white, and laced with ethnographic detail, Jordi Esteva's documentary reveals the mythologies and rhythms of a vanishing world.

    Socotra, the Island of Djinns examines an isolated island off the coast of Yemen and is the first and only film...

  • Memories on Stone

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    Shawkat Amin Korki • 2014 • Iraq

    Marbled with absurdist humor, Iraqi filmmaker Shawkat Amin Korki's third feature is a sophisticated meditation on the act of filmmaking as both a political exercise and means of resistance.

    Memories on Stone won Best Film at both Abu Dhabi and Antalya, and the J...

  • Silvered Water, Syria Self-Portrait

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    Ossama Mohammed & Wiam Simav Bedirxan • 2014 • Syria

    Silvered Water chronicles the siege of Homs, an early battle in Syria's then-nascent civil war. More than mere documentary, it functions as a reflection of the Syrian experience itself.

    The film's structure reflects the fragmented nature of...

  • El Tiempo Nublado

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    Arami Ullón • 2014 • Paraguay

    A delicate and powerful meditation on the bond between a mother and a daughter, and the power of catharsis in art.

    Arami is a Paraguayan filmmaker living in Switzerland with her partner Patrick. For as long as she can remember, her mother has been afflicted with P...

  • El Limpiador

    Adrián Saba • 2012 • Peru

    Eusebio is a forensic cleaner living in Lima, Peru. A strange epidemic has engulfed the capital— victims demonstrate cold-like symptoms which turn deadly in just 12 hours.

    One day Eusebio encounters Joaquín, a young boy who has been orphaned by the epidemic. Initiall...

  • A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

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    Ana Lily Amirpour • 2014 • USA

    A surreal, stylish vampire western set in Bad City, an Iranian wasteland.

    Strange things are afoot in Bad City. The Iranian ghost town, home to prostitutes, junkies, pimps, and other sordid souls, is a place that reeks of death and hopelessness, where a lonely va...

  • Red Road

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    Andrea Arnold • 2006 • UK

    Monitoring CCTV cameras in a high-rise Glasgow housing complex, Jackie notices a man from her past.

    Jackie lives alone, monitoring CCTV cameras in a high-rise housing complex in Glasgow's northern periphery. She engages from time to time in an affair with a married m...

  • It Felt Like Love

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    Eliza Hittman • 2013 • USA

    Lila decides to lose her virginity during a languorous summer in South Brooklyn.

    A gauzy summer in South Brooklyn. Lila, an awkward adolescent girl, passes her time breaking into beach homes and tagging along on dates between her pretty friend Chiara and Chiara's new...

  • Songs My Brothers Taught Me

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    Chloé Zhao • 2015 • USA •

    A portrait of two siblings living amid the entrancing landscapes of South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

    Teenage Johnny spends his days breaking horses and hustling contraband liquor out of the family's laundry room, yet dreams of moving with his girlfriend ...

  • Home
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    Ursula Meier • 2008 • Switzerland

    Marthe and her family live off the grid, in an eden of their own creation, until a construction vehicle arrives.

    The arrival of a construction vehicle, however, pierces their tranquil, hermetic existence—before long a disused highway has been re-opened, and th...

  • Victoria

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    Sebastian Schipper • 2015 • Germany

    Filmed in a single unbroken take with a score by Nils Frahm, Victoria delves into Berlin's dark criminal underbelly in the course of one night.

    Victoria is a young woman that has recently relocated from Madrid to Berlin. She meets Sonne and his three German ...

  • Import/Export

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    Ulrich Seidl • 2005 • Austria

    Import/Export is Ulrich Seidl’s bracing study of the intersections of power, capital, and violence within the chasm separating Eastern and Western Europe.

    Olga lives in Ukraine with her mother and young child, working by day as a nurse. This occupation, however, ...

  • Lourdes
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    Jessica Hausner • 2009 • Austria

    Charting a course of ambiguity between faith and doubt, Lourdes unsettles epistemologies regarding the occurrence of miracles.

    Christine is afflicted by multiple sclerosis and thus confined to a wheelchair. Like many other pilgrims she travels to Lourdes, a tin...

  • Barbara
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    Christian Petzold • 2012 • Germany

    Steeped in the tension of life in the former GDR, Barbara traces the journey of a woman torn between two worlds.

    Barbara Wolff arrives in a small town in East Germany, having been transferred from Berlin's prestigious Charité hospital following an unspecified ...

  • Breathing

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    Karl Markovics • 2011 • Austria

    Roman Kogler is a nineteen-year-old living in a juvenile detention center outside Vienna. With it the prospect of life outside for the first time in his adult existence, he gets a position at the city morgue.

    A poetic, social-realist portrait of a young man comi...

  • The Color Wheel

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    Alex Ross Perry • 2011 • USA

    Peppered with sanctimony, humor and outright hostility, two despicable siblings embark on an unlikely journey to forgiveness.

    JR is a jobless and newly single twenty-something woman with dreams of reporting the weather on the news. She shows up at her younger broth...

  • Green
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    Sophia Takal • 2014 • USA

    Trouble starts when a city couple moves upstate. Cocooned in a lush atmosphere of indeterminacy, Sophia Takal's first film weaves a portrait of the female psyche both subtle and haunting.

    Unsatisfied with their life in New York, Genevieve and her boyfriend move to the ...

  • Little Feet

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    Alexandre Rockwell • 2014 • USA

    A luminous journey of two young siblings navigating hidden geographies of contemporary Los Angeles.

    Lana and her brother Nico wake up one morning to find one of their two goldfish dead. After a makeshift funeral they discover they've missed the bus to school, a...

  • Exit Elena

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    Nathan Silver • 2012 • USA

    19-year-old Elena is plunged into the personal dramas of the Akermans, an ostensibly normal middle-class family, when she becomes the matriarch's caretaker.

    Elena soon finds herself at the epicenter of quotidian crises and dramas that afflict each member of the famil...

  • Two Gates of Sleep

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    Alistair Banks Griffin • 2010 • USA

    A stunning meditation on family, nature, tradition, and death.

    Brothers Jack and Louis live with their ailing mother Bess somewhere on the border between Mississippi and Louisiana. Bess' death is imminent; her boys take to the woods to hunt her a deer and sp...

  • Ma
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    Celia Rowlson-Hall • 2015 • USA

    A modern-day vision of Mother Mary's pilgrimage set against the scorched vista of the American Southwest.

    A woman appears in the desert, dressed in a pink t-shirt and cowboy boots. She hitches a ride along a vast, abandoned road en route to Las Vegas. Suddenly...

  • Christmas, Again

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    Charles Poekel • 2014 • USA

    Capturing the wintry atmosphere of New York alongside the eccentricities of its denizens, Christmas, Again is a low-key, naturalistic portrait of an average man attempting to overcome loss.

    Noel, a melancholy 20-something, has returned for the fifth year to a Green...

  • For The Plasma

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    Bingham Bryant & Kyle Molzan • 2014 • USA

    Beginning as a story of unconventional female friendship, For the Plasma is an exploration of the way in which our search for meaning.

    Helen is a young woman living in the woods of northern Maine. She spends her days watching CCTV monitors, which stream...

  • Sun Don't Shine

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    Amy Semitz • 2012 • USA

    Amy Semitz's feature film debut is an astonishing, atmospheric portrait of two lovers.

    Crystal and her boyfriend Leo drive through the endless mangrove fields, trailer parks and suburban panoramas of the Gulf Coast with something sinister in their trunk.

    Filmed on loca...

  • Sámi Blood

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    Amanda Kernell • 2016 • Norway-Denmark-Sweden

    Amanda Kernell's astonishing debut considers the question of indigenous identity via the story of a young female reindeer breeder who travels to Uppsala in search of a normal Swedish life.

    Elle Marja is a 14-year-old indigenous Sámi girl living in t...

  • Vermelho Russo (Russian Red)

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    Charly Braun • 2016 • Brazil-Russia

    Two young Brazilian actresses embark on a journey to Moscow to study Stanislavski's method.

    Marta and Manu are actresses and best friends who decide to travel from Brazil to Russia to study Stanislavski, the pioneer of the acting method. A quest for reinvent...

  • The Chronicles of Melanie

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    Viesturs Kairiss • 2016 • Latvia-Czech Republic-Finland

    Based on the life of journalist Melānija Vanaga, The Chronicles of Melanie documents the Soviet purges of the Baltic states by resurrecting the voice of a singular female victim.

    In the early morning of June 14, 1941, Melanie and her 8-yea...

  • Il Nido (The Nest)

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    Klaudia Reynicke • 2016 • Switzerland-Italy

    Klaudia Reynicke's debut feature captures the unraveling of a young woman's notions of ethics, religion and community when her hometown is confronted with a long-buried crime.

    Cora is a 19-year-old woman who has recently returned home for a gap year. ...

  • Anishoara

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    Ana-Felicia Scutelnicu • 2016 • Germany-Moldova

    Tracing the last year of a young girl's childhood before she embarks on her adult life, Anishoara depicts the cadences of nature, and of relationships, in a vanishing world.

    Anishoara is a 15-year old girl living with her grandfather and younger b...

  • Hermia & Helena

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    Matías Piñeiro • 2016 • Argentina-USA

    Blending the whimsy of youth with the jocular cadences of theatrical text, Hermia & Helena weaves an ever-expanding web of relations entangling a young woman as she comes into her own.

    Camila, a young Argentine theater director, has been recently selected t...

  • Inexba (The Wound)

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    John Trengove • 2017 • South Africa-Germany-Netherlands-France

    Shedding light on the closely-guarded ritual of ukwaluka, John Trengove's feature debut disassembles predominant notions of male sexuality in contemporary South Africa.

    Each year in the mountains of South Africa's Eastern Cape, youn...

  • The Pearl Button

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    Patricio Guzmán • 2014 • Chile-Spain-France-Switzerland

    Navigating Chile's colonial and political histories vis-à-vis its expansive waterways, The Pearl Button charts the labyrinths of individual and collective memory.

    Suspended between the Pacific and the Andes, Chile is a landscape of contrad...

  • Liverpool

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    Lisandro Alonso • 2008 • Argentina-France-Netherlands-Germany-Spain

    Delves into the texture of time, following a merchant sailor en route to his hometown in Tierra del Fuego.

    Farrel has been at sea for years. Steeped in the quotidian routines of life on a merchant ship, one day Farrel requests...

  • Boy
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    Taika Waititi • 2010 • New Zealand

    Playful and exuberant like its young protagonist, Boy teases forth notions of marginality, masculinity, and adulthood in New Zealand's Maori society.

    Summer, 1984. Eleven-year-old Boy lives with his grandmother and younger brother Rocky in Waihau Bay on New Z...

  • Laurence Anyways

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    Xavier Dolan • 2012 • Canada-France

    A decade-spanning love story between a respected literature professor and Frédérique, his girlfriend, as Laurence resolves himself to the fact that he cannot live other than as a woman.

    Laurence is a respected literature professor who decides to embark on the...

  • 52 Tuesdays

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    Sophie Hyde • 2013 • Australia

    Charts the intersecting journeys of mother and teenage daughter as the former undergoes a gender transition.

    When her mother reveals her female to male gender transition, 16 year-old Billie is catapulted into radically new circumstances, moving in with her father ...

  • Neon Bull

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    Gabriel Mascaro • 2015 • Brazil-Uruguay-Netherlands

    Evoking northeast Brazil’s rural traditions alongside dreams of its burgeoning fashion industry, and attuned to the commodification of bodies across species, Neon Bull deconstructs conventional notions of masculinity through its oneiric, sensuo...

  • I Killed My Mother

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    Xavier Dolan • 2009 • Canada

    The protagonist of Xavier Dolan's semi-autobiographical first film drifts between contempt and unbearable affection for his single mother as he wrestles with the decision to come out.

    Surly teenage Hubert lives with his single mother Chantale in suburban Montreal. ...

  • My First Kiss and the People Involved

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    Luigi Campi • 2016 • USA

    Prominent trans non-binary performer Bobbi Salvör Menuez delivers a starring turn as a withdrawn young woman uncovering a trail of violence at a halfway house in Upstate New York.

    Sam is a taciturn young woman living in a group home in upstate New York. Known for her r...

  • Don't Call Me Son

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    Anna Muylaert • 2016 • Brazil

    A poetic, provocative portrait of a young man's fluidity, Don't Call Me Son offers a richly layered examination of family, class, and sexuality in contemporary Brazil.

    Living with his sister Jacqueline and their mother Aracy in a working-class neighborhood, Pierre ...

  • Elena
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    Andrey Zvyagintsev • 2011 • Russia

    Delving into the psyche of a morally ambiguous female protagonist, and featuring a haunting score by Philip Glass, Elena is a bold and stylish study of crime and punishment in contemporary Russia

    Elena is a woman of a certain age, living in a chic Moscow apart...

  • Silent Souls

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    Aleksei Fedorchenko • 2010 • Russia

    An evocative exploration of the mysteries of love, existence, and death, Silent Souls charts an unexpected journey into the Russian hinterlands and its nearly-forgotten people.

    Following the sudden death of his wife, Miron is at a loss. His tough-guy façade ...

  • Russian Ark

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    Aleksandr Sokurov • 2002 • Russia

    Filmed in one 96-minute, continuous single-take shot—the first work of cinema to ever do so—Russian Ark foregrounds the sustained unfolding of cinematic time and space as a process of contact and withdrawal, a mode of relation to the lost grandeur of an empire.

  • Hard to Be a God

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    Aleksei German • 2013 • Russia

    Based on the legendary science fiction novel by the Strugatsky brothers—who also wrote Roadside Picnic, the source novel for Tarkovsky's Stalker—Hard to Be a God doubles as an epic vision of the early stages of human civilization and bleak commentary on post-Soviet...

  • Nostalghia

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    Andrei Tarkovsky • 1983 • Italy-Soviet Union

    Shrouded in diaphanous textures of mist, fog, and rain, and blending memory and reality to the threshold of discernibility, Nostalghia evokes the distinct sensation of being elsewhere, far from home.

    Russian poet Oleg Yankovsky has traveled to Tuscan...

  • Sister
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    Svetla Tsotsorkova • 2019 • Bulgaria-Qatar

    Explores the doldrums of small-town existence as a young ceramist prone to falsehoods stumbles upon a stunning revelation from her mother's past.

    Rayna lives in present-day Bulgaria with her mother and sister, Kamelia. Their father is nowhere to be se...

  • La Soledad

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    Jorge Thielen Armand • 2016 • Venezuela-Canada-Italy

    Jorge Thielen Armand's immersive and oneiric debut examines the possibility a family's hope amidst the Venezuelan crisis.

    José lives with his grandmother and young family in La Soledad, a dilapidated Caracas mansion. His quotidian life consi...

  • Penélope

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    Agustín Adba • 2018 • Argentina

    Agustín Adba's Buenos Aires-set debut offers an unconventional portrayal of female desire.

    Penélope is a young woman living in Buenos Aires. When not studying architecture or hanging with her friends from school, she spends increasing amounts of time orbiting th...

  • The Pot and the Oak

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    Kiarash Anvari • 2017 • Iran

    Kiarash Anvari's tragicomic debut deconstructs a crisis of masculinity in modern-day Iran.

    Borzoo lives in Iran. He has a semi-successful career as a playwright and a rapidly deteriorating relationship with his wife, who is a theater actress. Unbeknownst to her Bo...

  • Excursions

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    Daniel Martinico • 2016 • USA

    Probes the limits of self-proclaimed enlightenment as two married couples unravel in a California woodland cabin, far from civilization.

    A remote cabin in the woods, somewhere in California. A husband and wife retreat to their isolated abode with the aim of revita...

  • Li'l Quinquin

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    Bruno Dumont • 2014 • France

    Bruno Dumont's four-part miniseries plies the conventions of the serial murder-mystery to satirize social and political realities in present-day France.

    A bovine carcass is discovered inside a WWII bunker nestled along the windswept coast of Northern France. The dr...

  • Goodbye to Language

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    Jean-Luc Godard • 2014 • France-Switzerland

    A beguiling video-essay on the experience of being-in-the-world—refracted through the eyes of several young lovers, and a dog.

    A small town on the shores of Lake Geneva. A ferry comes and goes; a young couple sets up a bookstand. A professor sits on...

  • Une Vie (A Woman's Life)

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    Stéphane Brizé • 2016 • France-Belgium

    Stéphane Brizé's luminous film depicts the travails of a noble woman enthralled and exploited by her male companions in nineteenth-century France.

    Raised amid the sun-dappled countryside of Normandy, young aristocrat Jeanne meets and soon enters into marri...

  • More Than Honey

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    Markus Imhoof • 2012 • Germany

    Markus Imhoof's immersive documentary traces colony collapse disorder in global bee populations from Switzerland to Australia.

    Populations of bees are vanishing at a rapid pace across the globe—the phenomenon has been labeled colony collapse disorder, wherein the ...

  • Pop Aye
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    Pop Aye

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    Kirsten Tan • 2016 • Thailand-Singapore

    Kirsten Tan's debut posits an unlikely friendship as a man and an elephant journey to Thailand's Isan province.

    Thana is a middle-aged architect living in Bangkok. While professionally successful, he is unhappy with his life. After encountering an eleph...

  • Ixcanul
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    2 videos  |   Rent $4.99

    Jayro Bustamate • 2015 • Guatemala-France

    Navigates the precariousness of female indigeneity, immersing the spectator in the rhythms of a vanishing world amidst ever-present threats of geological rupture and encroaching modernity.

    María, a 17-year-old Mayan girl, lives in the Guatemalan highlan...

  • Trouble the Water

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    Carl Deal & Tia Lessen • 2008 • USA

    Fahrenheit 9/11 and Bowling for Columbine producers Carl Deal and Tia Lessen illuminate the racial politics of environmental crisis vis-à-vis a young couple's battle to survive Hurricane Katrina's decimation of their family and community, as the waters rise.


  • This is Not a Film

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    Jafar Panahi • 2011 • Iran

    Inscribes small acts of resistance in the fabric of quotidian existence, as celebrated Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi remains enclosed within the confines of his Tehran apartment.

    Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi is under house-arrest, awaiting sentencing for anti-regim...

  • The Five Obstructions

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    Lars von Trier • 2003 • Denmark-Switzerland-Belgium-France

    Documents the re-making of Jørgen Leth's classic short film The Perfect Human through a maddening maze of obstacles imposed by his former student Lars von Trier.

    In 1967, prominent Danish filmmaker Jørgen Leth directed The Perfect Human...

  • El Bulli: Cooking in Progress

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    Gereon Wetzel • 2011 • Germany

    Chronicling the process behind El Bulli's last season as a team of chefs embark on an exhilarating journey toward creating the perfect menu.

    For many years, Catalan chef Ferran Adrià ran the best restaurant in the world. Tucked away in a small cove a few hours ...

  • Bill Cunningham New York

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    Richard Press • 2010 • USA

    Doubling as a cartography of the ever-changing city, Bill Cunningham New York portrays the secluded pioneer of street fashion with grace and heart.

    Perched on his Schwinn bicycle, a camera hanging from his neck, photographer Bill Cunningham roams the streets of New Yo...

  • Café de Flore

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    Jean-Marc Vallée • 2011 • France-Canada

    A portrait of people connected in mysterious ways, Café de Flore is a vibrant and atmospheric meditation on the ever-shifting and profound power of love.

    Present-day Montreal. Antoine is a successful DJ flung into the throes of romance with Rose, yet n...

  • Lo Chiamavano Jeeg Robot (They Call Me Jeeg)

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    Gabriele Mainetti • 2015 • Italy

    Enzo, a lonely thief living in present-day Rome, realizes that he has gained superpowers and sets off in search of a crazy gangster called the Gypsy.

    A gritty and absorbing Italian take on the superhero genre, Gabriele Mainetti's feature film debut premiered at ...

  • I Cormorani

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    Fabio Bobbio • 2016 • Italy

    I Cormorani (The Cormorants) celebrates the mysteries of youth and the gauzy atmosphere of boyhood in an unnamed region of Northern Italy.

    Matteo and Samuele are in the summer of their twelfth year. The spend their days wandering the forest, swimming in the river, ...

  • Gli Asteroidi

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    Germano Maccioni • 2017 • Italy

    Pietro, Ivan and their friend Fabio, aka "Cosmic," live in the once-prosperous Po Valley. When news breaks of a large asteroid being monitored by the local astronomical station, the boys become convinced that it will collide with earth and destroy mankind.


  • N'Capace

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    Eleonora Danco • 2014 • Italy

    Well-respected Italian theatre artist Eleonora Danco returns to Terracina, the coastal town of her youth in search of lost memories.

    Grappling with the unexpected passing of her mother 10 years prior, Danco interrogates Terracina's teenagers and elders on perennial...

  • Arianna
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    Carlo Lavagna • 2015 • Italy

    Arianna intricately chronicles an adolescent girl's journey to understanding her sexual identity, her body, and her gender.

    Arianna is 19 years old and still has not had her first menstrual cycle. Despite the fact that her breasts have become slightly enlarged, the...

  • Cloro
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    Lamberto Sanfelice • 2015 • Italy

    Jenny, a 17-year old girl living in the seaside town of Ostia, with a singular passion— synchronized swimming—wins a job at a local hotel where she engages in her first real romance with Ivan, an Eastern European guest worker.

    Following her mother's death, Jen...

  • Il Solengo

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    Alessio Rigo de Righi & Matteo Zoppis • 2015 • Italy

    Outside of Rome, a group of elders gathers in a hunting lodge and recalls the life of Mario de Marcella, a man who lived in a cave for more than 60 years of his life. Why he chose to live a solitary existence is unknown, though the men seem ...

  • Short Skin

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    Duccio Chiarini • 2014 • Italy

    Edo comes of age one summer in this Italian teenage sex comedy.

    It's summer in a small coastal town in Tuscany, and teenage Edo's life is characterized by doldrums any adolescent would recognize. He's also decided that this year will be when he loses his virginit...

  • Underground Fragrance

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    Peng Fei Song • 2015 • China-France

    Delves into a sprawling subterranean community on the outskirts of Beijing.

    Yong Le is one of many economic migrants who inhabit a vast underground labyrinth of rooms and corridors in the outskirts of Beijing. He scavenges salable objects from abandoned home...

  • Big Father, Small Father and Other Stories

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    Phan Dang Di • 2015 • Vietnam-France-Germany-Netherlands

    Steeped in the vivid landscape of urbanizing Vietnam, a story of queer longing in Saigon.

    Photography student Vu has just arrived to Saigon from rural Vietnam. He is immediately attracted to his handsome roommate Thang, who works odd job...

  • No Man's Zone

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    Toshi Fujiwara • 2012 • Japan-France

    Toshi Fujiwara's documentary captures the haunting atmosphere of post-disaster Fukushima.

    On March 11, 2011, a tsunami struck the coast of Fukushima causing the meltdown of a nearby power plant. Within 24 hours the population within a 20-km radius was order...

  • Burning Birds

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    Sanjeewa Pushpakumara • 2015 • Sri Lanka-France

    Traces a story of female fortitude against monstrous odds—the extrajudicial political violence of Sri Lanka's civil war.

    1989, a small town in Eastern Sri Lanka. Suspected of harboring oppositional political views, Kusum's husband has been abduct...

  • Remote Control

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    Byamba Sakhya • 2013 • Mongolia-Germany

    Allegorizes tectonic shifts in Mongolian society through the tale of a young boy perched on a roof in Ulan Bator, seeking to manipulate the lives of others with a stolen television remote.

    Teenage boy Tsog lives in the slums outside Ulan Bator. He sells ...

  • Line of Credit

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    Salomé Alexi • 2014 • Georgia-France

    A parable of the Georgian debt crisis, when 14% of the nation’s population lost their homes due to ballooning mortgages.

    Nino is a shop-owner in Tbilisi. When the global recession hits the Republic of Georgia like the rest of the world, she resorts to pawni...

  • Koza
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    6 videos  |   Rent $4.99

    Ivan Ostrochovský • 2015 • Slovakia-Czech Republic

    Koza dramatizes a retired boxer's journey back into the ring.

    Koza is a retired boxer who needs cash for his girlfriend’s abortion. He’d rather keep the child, but they can’t afford it. He thus embarks on a road-trip for which he is hilarious...

  • In the Crosswind

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    Martti Helde • 2014 • Estonia

    A cinematic monument to a sinister and oft-forgotten chapter in history: in June 1941, Soviet forces purged the populations of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

    One family's journey to Siberia's labor camps. Black and white imagery, combined with stunning visual tech...

  • Heavenly Nomadic

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    Mirlan Abdykalykov • 2015 • Kyrgyzstan

    Three generations of horse-breeders live high in the remote mountains of Central Asia, while so-called civilization continues to encroach on their lost paradise in the form of bulldozers and a meteorological observatory. Kyrgyz filmmaker Mirlan Abdykalykov...

  • True Noon

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    Nosir Saidov • Tajikistan • 2009

    True Noon examines the imaginary and constantly shifting lines between one country and the next in the Post-Soviet landscape.

    Nilufar is training to become a meteorologist, and preparing for her wedding, when troops arrive to install a fence and land-mines betwe...

  • Adventure

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    Nariman Turebayev • 2014 • France

    Adventure dramatizes the mundane life and active imagination of a nighttime security guard in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

    Marat is a young man living and working alone as a security guard. His life is dull—until a young woman appears opposite his security post, four n...

  • Keep Smiling

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    Rusudan Chkonia • 2012 • Georgia-France-Luxembourg

    Keep Smiling explores pressing issues of contemporary Georgian society through the lens of broadcast television, calling into question the ethics of entertainment itself.

    In the televised Georgian Mothers' Content, a group of ten very different...

  • When I Saw You

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    Annemarie Jacir • 2012 • Palestine-Jordan

    Annemarie Jacir’s second film observes the effects of the Six Day War on a young boy who has been displaced to a Jordanian refugee camp.

    Tarek and his mother Ghaydaa number among the tens of thousands of refugees crossing the border from Palestine, havi...

  • Court
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    Chaitanya Tamhane • 2014 • India

    A folk singer must navigate contemporary India's labyrinthine legal system.

    By day, Narayan Kamble teaches young children poetry at a local school; in the evenings he performs folk songs at political protests, lamenting the lack of social mobility available to I...

  • Tulpan
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    1 video  |   Rent $4.99

    Sergey Dvortsevoy • 2008 • Kazakhstan

    Tulpan captures the rhythms of nomadic existence in a surreal and barren landscape, revealing a starkly beautiful, if not vanishing way of life

    Upon completion of his Russian naval service, Asa returns to the windswept Kazakhstani steppe where he dreams of ...

  • Horses of God

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    Nabil Ayouch • 2012 • Morocco

    Based on the 2003 Casablanca bombings, Nabil Ayouch's fourth film was selected as Morocco's official submission to the 86th Academy Awards.

    Yachine and his older brother Hamid reside in Sidi Moumen, a slum assembled along the periphery of Casablanca. Hamid soon fal...

  • The Sound of Things

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    Ariel Escalante • 2016 • Costa Rica

    An atmospheric portrait of a young woman adrift in the complex process of mourning.

    Claudia enjoys her job as a nurse. She takes the bus to work each morning and is content in her routine. But she secretly struggles to handle the recent suicide of her cousi...

  • Pomegranate Orchard

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    Ilgar Najaf • 2017 • Azerbaijan

    An adaptation of Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard set amid the vivid landscapes of Azerbaijan, as a family weighs whether to sell their farm.

    Shamil lives in rural Azerbaijan, on a tranquil farm surrounded by fields of ancient pomegranate trees. Old age has begun to...

  • Losers
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    Ivaylo Hristov • 2015 • Bulgaria

    An eccentric vision of friendship, family and growing up at the edges of Europe.

    Teenage Koko lives in a nondescript town in Southern Bulgaria. His parents moved to Greece where the wages are higher, leaving Koko alone to care for his grandmother, an elderly a...

  • White Sun

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    Deepak Rauniyar • 2016 • Nepal

    Maoist Chandra and his Royalist brother Suraj clash over the details of their father’s burial, high in the Himalayas.

    Chandra returns home to his the remote mountain village on the ridges of Annapurna following the death of his father, having joined Nepal's anti-...

  • Lamb
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    1 video  |   Rent $4.99

    Yared Zeleke • 2015 • Ethiopia

    Steeped in gorgeous landscapes and ethnographic detail, Lamb weaves a rich portrait of contemporary Ethiopian society through one boy's journey to survive on his own terms.

    Ephraim is a young boy living in the drought-stricken regions of Ethiopia. When his moth...

  • Corn Island

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    George Ovashvili • 2014 • Georgia

    An old man and his granddaughter live in a pastoral paradise as war looms upon the horizon.

    Flowing from the Caucasus Mountains to the Black Sea, the Inguri River serves as a natural border between Georgia and the republic of Abkhazia, a breakaway province that...

  • Sand Dollars

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    Laura Amelia Guzmán & Israel Cárdenas • 2014 • Dominican Republic

    Featuring a tour-de-force performance from Geraldine Chaplin, Sand Dollars traces the blossoming romance between an older tourist and a local girl on the shores of the Dominican Republic.

    Las Terrenas is a sun-saturated, languoro...

  • Modris
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    3 videos  |   Rent $4.99

    Juris Kursietis • 2014 • Lavia

    A naturalistic portrait of a Latvian teenager adrift in an indifferent, austere society.

    Modris stumbles through life always on the verge of making a wrong decision: whether in small-time gambling, confrontations with authority figures, or fraught conversations ...

  • August Winds

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    Gabriel Mascaro • 2014 • Brazil

    At once lush and haunting, sultry and ominous, August Winds evokes human mysteries of life and death while attuning the spectator's awareness to shifting textures of the natural world.

    Shirley has recently moved from the city to a remote fishing village in north...

  • The Moving Creatures

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    Caetano Gotardo • 2012 • Brazil

    The Moving Creatures traces patterns of movement and absence, connection and withdrawal, that characterize the uncertain trajectory of a mother's love.

    It's the last day of Pedro's high school break. When a group of surprise visitors arrive the next morning, M...

  • Hard Labor

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    Juliana Rojas & Marco Dutra • 2011 • Brazil

    Blending neorealist class critique with elements of subdued horror, Hard Labor dissects both the material and supernatural implications of a middle-class couple slowly succumbing to precarity in a globalized world.

    Helena's dream is finally coming tru...

  • Casa Grande

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    Fellipe Barbosa • 2015 • Brazil

    Refracting a young man's coming-of-age through an entangled web of class, race, and gender relations, Casa Grande paints a searing portrait of the hierarchies governing contemporary Brazilian society.

    Jean attends an elite boys-only high school in Rio de Janeir...

  • Where I Grow Old

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    Marília Rocha • 2016 • Brazil

    A portrait of two women on the brink of adulthood and the deep bond of friendship that grows between them.

    Francisca is a young Portuguese woman living in Belo Horizonte, Brazil's third largest city. The arrival of an old acquaintance, Teresa, underscores Francisc...

  • To My Beloved

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    Aly Muritiba • 2015 • Brazil

    A man discovers his deceased wife was unfaithful in this psychological thriller.

    After the loss of his wife Ana, Fernando becomes a quiet and introspective father to their son Daniel. Each night, while the boy sleeps, Fernando performs the ritual of remembering Ana...