• UMI YORI MO MADA FUKAKU AFTER THE STORM 2016 HIROKAZU KOREEDA FILMMOVEMENT

    A compelling tale about a father, working as a private detective attempts at reconciling with his estranged family. Writer/director Hirokazu Koreeeda returns with AFTER THE STORM (Umi yori mo mada fukaku) (2016). ©2017 of Film Movement. ALL RIGHTS ARE RESERVED.

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  • GET OUT © 2017 Universal Studios. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

    When a young African-American man visits his white girlfriend’s family estate, he becomes ensnared in a more sinister real reason for the invitation. Pictured LAKEITH STANFIELD as "Logan" and DANIEL KALUUYA as "Chris" in director/writer Jordan Peele's GET OUT (2017). © 2017 Universal Studios. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Photo Credit: Justin Lubin

  • Michalina Olszanska in Já, Olga Hepnarová (2016) COURTESY OF STRAND RELEASING

    Olga Hepnarova was a young, lonely lesbian outsider from a coldhearted family who couldn’t play the part society desired of her. Michalina Olszanska in Já, Olga Hepnarová (I, OLGA HEPNAROVA) (2016). Courtesy of Outsider Pictures and Strand Releasing. ALL RIGHTS ARE RESERVED.

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  • LIFE 2017 COLUMBIA PICTURES SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT 2016 CTMG ALL RIGHT ARE RESERVED

    An international space crew discovers life on Mars. Jake Gyllenhaal as "David Jordan" in Columbia Pictures' LIFE (2017). Courtesy of SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT INC. © 2016 CTMG, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

  • XX: THE BOX 2017 COURTESY OF MAGNET RELEASING. ALL RIGHTS ARE RESERVED

    Four short horror films that are directed and written by women. Natalie Brown in THE BOX' featured in XX (2017), four short horror films that are directed and written by women. Photo courtesy of Magnet Releasing. ALL RIGHTS ARE RESERVED.

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  • LITTLE MEN 2016 COURTESY OF MAGNOLIA PICTURES ALL RIGHTS ARE RESERVED

    A new pair of best friends have their bond tested by their parents' battle over a dress shop lease. Michael Barbieri and Theo Taplitz in Writer/director Ira Sachs and Mauricio Zacharias' LITTLE MEN (2016). Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures.Photo credit Eric McNatt.

  • Kristóf Deák SING 2015 courtesty 2016 of METEOR FILMSTUDIO. ALL RIGHTS ARE RESERVED

    The new girl at school may discover the ugly secret behind her new school's choir's fame. Dorka Hais as "Liza" in Kristóf Deák's SING (2015). Courtesy of Kristóf Deák and Meteor Filmstudio. ALL RIGHTS ARE RESERVED.

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  • I'M NOT YOUR NEGRO 2016 hoto courtesy of Magnolia Pictures.

    Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, "REMEMBER THIS HOUSE," in director Raoul Peck's I'M NOT YOUR NEGRO (2016). Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson, James Baldwin and Dick Cavett. Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures. Photo Credit: © Dan Budnik, all rights reserved.

  • Juanjo Giménez TIMECODE 2016 courtesy of Nadir Films. ALL RIGHTS ARE RESERVED

    Luna and Diego are the parking lot security guards. Diego does the night shift, and Luna works by day. Lali Ayguadé as "Luna," and Nicolas Ricchini as "Diego" in director Juanjo Giménez Peña's TIMECODE (2016).

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  • DETOUR 2016 COURTESY OF MAGNET RELEASING. ALL RIGHTS ARE RESERVED.

    A young law student blindly enters into a pact with a man who offers to kill his stepfather, whom he feels is responsible for the accident that sent his mother into a coma. Tye Sheridan, Emory Cohen, Bel Powley star in Director/writer Christopher Smith's DETOUR (2016). Photo courtesy of Magnet Releasing. ALL RIGHTS ARE RESERVED.

  • LLUIS QUILEZ GRAFFITI 2015 COURTESY OF LLUIS QUILEZ. ALL RIGHTS ARE RESERVED

    The world had ended. He thought he was alone. He was wrong. Oriol Pia stars as "Edgar" in writer/director Lluis Quilez's short-film GRAFFITI (2015). Image courtesy of LLUIS QUILEZ. ALL RIGHTS ARE RESERVED.

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  • AMERICAN HONEY 2016 © 2016 A24 FILMS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

    A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits. Sasha Lane, Shia LaBeouf, and Riley Keough stars in Writer/director Andrea Arnold's AMERICAN HONEY (2016). Photo by © 2016 A24 FILMS. ALL RIGHTS ARE RESERVED.

  • MY GOLDEN DAYS 2015 MAGNOLIA PICTURES

    Experienced through a series of flashbacks, Paul reflects on his shifting circle of friends, betrayal, and on his first heart-wrenching love affair. Mathieu Amalric in MY GOLDEN DAYS (2015), a Magnolia Pictures release. Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures. All rights are reserved.

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

    Life is different when you live it and when you go back over it after. Mathieu Amalric in THE BLUE ROOM (2014). © 2014 ALFAMA FILMS.

  • SUNSET SONG 2015 MAGNOLIA PICTURES

    The daughter of a Scottish farmer comes of age in the early 1900s. Agyness Deyn in SUNSET SONG (2015), a Magnolia Pictures release. Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures.

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  • Kurosawa and Mifune on set of RED BEARD DOCUMENTARY MIFUNE: THE LAST SAMURAI 2015 COURTESY OF STRAND RELEASING

    Akira Kurosawa and Toshiro Mifune onset of RED BEARD (1965) featured in Academy Award-winning filmmaker Steven Okazaki's documentary MIFUNE: THE LAST SAMURAI (2015). Photo credit: STRAND RELEASING

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  • IN LOVE WE TRUST 2007

    A divorced couple must make a difficult choice after their daughter develops leukemia. IN LOVE WE TRUST (Zou you) (2007). Step-Father, Lao Xie (Taishen Cheng) with mother, Mei Zhu (Weiwei Liu) and daughter, Hehe (Zhang Chuqian)

  • SKY LADDER 2016 Photo: Courtesy of Wen-You Cai/Netflix ©

    Cai and Wenhao at the Hotel Okura, during the Praemium Imperiale Award Ceremony, Tokyo, 2012. SKY LADDER (2016) scheduled to stream on Netflix. Photo: Courtesy of Wen-You Cai/Netflix ©

  • EVERYTHING WILL BE OKAY 2015 PATRICK VOLLRATH all rights are reserved

    A divorced father picks up his eight year old daughter Lea every other weekend. However, this weekend will be unlike any other. SIMON SCHWARZ as "Michael Baumgartner" and JULIA POINTER as "Lea" in EVERYTHING WILL BE OKAY (Alles wird gut). Courtesy of Patrick Volltrath. All rights are reserved.

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  • THE SUNSET SKY 2015

    A touching story of the frailty and inexplicable perseverance of the human condition. Joel Brady as "Charlie" in Olivier Bernier's THE SUNSET SKY (2015). Image courtesy of Olivier Bernier. All rights are reserved.

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  • Elit Iscan as 'Hayat' in MY ONLY SUNSHINE (2008) Dir/writer Reha Erdem

    A compelling coming-of-age drama about a 14-year-old girl who has to deal with parental neglect, and navigate the thresholds of puberty. Elit Iscan as 'Hayat' in MY ONLY SUNSHINE (2008) Dir/writer Reha Erdem.

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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 2014

    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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  • jack and the cuckoo clock heart

    A little boy was born on the coldest day in the history of the world and it froze his heart. Mathias Malzieu‘s JACK and the CUCKOO-CLOCK HEART (Jack et la mécanique du coeur) (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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  • Savage Film BULLHEAD, 2012

    A harrowing tale of revenge, redemption and fate. Matthias Schoenaerts in BULLHEAD (2011). Courtesy of Drafthouse Films. All rights are reserved.

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Maggie Gyllenhaal and Michael Fassbender in FRANK, a Magnolia Pictures release. Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures.

FRANK (2014) – Review

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Director Lenny Abrahamson‘s FRANK (2014) is a delightfully odd film where “Frank” (Michael Fassbender), is the leader of an artsy, twitchy and agitated band of musicians, the Soronprfbs, whom are infiltrated by a rather unconventional pop star wannabe Jon (Domhnall Gleeson).

I AM YOURS IRAM HAQ 2014

I AM YOURS ‘Jeg Er Din’ (2013) – Review

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Love, in all the wrong places. Iram Haq‘s I AM YOURS (Jeg er din) (2013) is an evocative tale about an unhappy single mother who ignores her young son in favor of a relationship with Jesper (Ola Rapace), a very attractive Swedish filmmaker. This intricate portrait study of a woman forced to adhere to the strict obligations to her expatriate …