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  • WE ARE YOUR FRIENDS © 2015 WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT INC.

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  • THE BLUE ROOM (2014). © 2014 ALFAMA FILMS.

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  • THE WITCH 2015 A24 FILMS

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  • AMERICAN ULTRA 2015 Copyright: © 2015 LIONSGATE. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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  • FINAL GIRL 2015 CINEDIGM Photo credit: Katie Yu

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  • THE LAST WITCH HUNTER 2015 Copyright: © 2015 LIONSGATE. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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  • THE HATEFUL EIGHT Photo: Andrew Cooper, SMPSP © 2015 The Weinstein Company. All Rights Reserved.

    Samuel L. Jackson stars as Major Marquis Warren in THE HATEFUL EIGHT (2015). Photo: Andrew Cooper, SMPSP © 2015 The Weinstein Company. All Rights Reserved.

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  • BY THE SEA ©2015 UNIVERSAL PICTURES. ALL RIGHTS ARE RESERVED

    An American writer named "Roland" (Pitt) and his wife, Vanessa (Jolie Pitt), who arrive in a tranquil and picturesque seaside resort in 1970s France, their marriage in apparent crisis. BY THE SEA (2015). Photo courtesy of ©2015 UNIVERSAL PICTURES. All rights are reserved.

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  • LEARNING TO DRIVE 2014 road Green Pictures upcoming release. Credit: Linda Kallerus/Broad Green Pictures.

    As her marriage dissolves, a Manhattan writer takes driving lessons from a Sikh instructor with marriage troubles of his own. LEARNING TO DRIVE (2014). (l to r) Ben Kingsley stars as "Darwan" and Patricia Clarkson as "Wendy" in Broad Green Pictures upcoming release. Credit: Linda Kallerus/Broad Green Pictures.

  • ROOM 2015 Image ©2015 A24 FILMS

    A modern-day story about the boundless love between mother and child; young Jack knows nothing of the world except for the single room in which he was born and raised. Brie Larson in ROOM (2015). Dir. Lenny Abrahamson. Based on the Novel and screenplay by Emma Donoghue. Photo credit: ©2015 A24 FILMS

  • SOUTHPAW 2015

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  • PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES 2015 © 2015 CTMG, Inc. All rights reserved

    Jane Austen's classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England is faced with a new challenge -- an army of undead zombies. Ellie Bamber (Lydia), Bella Heathcote (Jane), Lily James (Elizabeth), Millie Brady (Mary) and Suki Waterhouse (Kitty) in Screen Gems' PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES. © 2015 CTMG, Inc. All rights reserved

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  • MOMMY 2014 LIONSGATE all rights are reserved

    A widowed single mother, raising her violent son alone, finds new hope when a mysterious neighbor inserts herself into their household in MOMMY (2014). Anne Dorval ("Diane 'Die' Després") stars in Lionsgate Home Entertainment's MOMMY (2014). All rights are reserved.

  • PINK MOON 2015 courtesy of SAL BARDO Photo credit Sasha Maslov

    Two teens are forced to hide an unintended pregnancy. Cole Johnston and Brandon Tyler Harris in Sal Bardo's PINK MOON (2015). Courtesy 2015 of Sal Bardo. Photo credit: Sasha Maslov

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  • WOMAN ON FIRE 2009 JIN

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  • © 2015 Sony Pictures Animation, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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  • IN LOVE WE TRUST 2007

    A divorced couple must make a difficult choice after their daughter develops leukemia. Mother, Mei Zhu (Weiwei Liu) IN LOVE WE TRUST (Zou you) (2007).

  • LOVE ME "SEV BENI" 2013

    Cultural clashes and an endearing display of the kindness of strangers. Ushan Cakir as “Cemal" and Viktoria Spesivtseva as “Sasha" in Maryna Gorbach’s SEV BENI (2013).

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  • THE KINGDOM OF DREAMS AND MADNESS (2013) ©2013 DWANGO. All images courtesy of ©2015 CINEDIGM. All rights reserved.

    A year inside the world of Studio Ghibli. HAYAO MIYAZAKI at STUDIO GHIBLI. THE KINGDOM OF DREAMS AND MADNESS (2013). ©2013 DWANGO. All images courtesy of ©2015 CINEDIGM. All rights reserved.

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  • MATTHEW MOORE THE AMBER AMULET 2013 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

    The Masked Avenger can make things happen. Matthew Moore's THE AMBER AMULET (2013) short film.

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  • I AM YOURS IRAM HAQ

    Constantly looking for love in all the wrong places, Mina falls in and out of relationships with a string of men. Writer/director Iram Haq's I AM YOURS (2013).

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  • A LETTER TO MOMO 2011 Momo e no tegami

    From the creators of GHOST IN THE SHELL comes A LETTER TO MOMO (2011) a supernatural anime classic featuring thousands of squirming, morphing ghosts and spirits.

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  • BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN (2012). ©2014 of Netherlands Film Finds and Flanders´Films. All rights reserved.

    An intensely moving portrait of a relationship from beginning to end. Veerie Baetens as 'ELISE' and Johan Heldenbergh as 'DIETER' in Felix van Groeningen's BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN (2012). ©2014 of Netherlands Film Finds and Flanders´Films. All rights reserved.

  • Antonio de la Torre in Manuel Martin Cuenca and Alejandro Hernandez's CANNIBAL (Caníbal) ©2013 of Film Movement. All rights reserved.

    He loves who he eats. Antonio de la Torre in Manuel Martin Cuenca and Alejandro Hernandez's CANNIBAL (Caníbal) ©2013 of Film Movement. All rights reserved.

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  • Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel in LIFE ITSELF, a Magnolia Pictures release. Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures. Photo credit: Kevin Horan

    Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel in LIFE ITSELF, a Magnolia Pictures release. Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures. Photo credit: Kevin Horan

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  • LOU TAYLOR PUCCI as "LUKE" in writer/director Alonso Mayo's LUKE. Image courtesy of Gravitas Ventures. All rights reserved.

    Sheltered by his grandparents, Luke, a young man with autism, is thrust into a world that doesn't expect anything from him. KENNETH WELSH as "GRAMPA JONAS" and LUKE TAYLOR PUCCI as "LUKE" in writer/director Alonso Mayo's LUKE. Image courtesy of Gravitas Ventures. All rights reserved.

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  • Rotem Keinan in BIG BAD WOLVES, a Magnet Release. Photo courtesy of Magnet Releasing.

    A series of brutal murders puts the lives of three men at risk. Tzahi Grad in BIG BAD WOLVES, a Magnet Release. Photo courtesy of Magnet Releasing.

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  • RID OF ME 2011

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  • RIAN JOHNSON'S BRICK 2005

    A teenage loner investigates the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend. RIAN JOHNSON'S BRICK (2005).

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Billy Hope seemingly has it all with an impressive career, a beautiful and loving wife, an adorable daughter and a lavish lifestyle. When tragedy strikes, Billy enters the hardest battle of his life as he struggles with redemption and to win back the trust of those he loves.