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For over 15 years, Film Movement has been bringing films to American audiences from around the world, including prizewinners from Cannes, Berlin, Toronto, Locarno, Sundance, SXSW and other major festivals. Stream some of the best independent and world cinema, cult and arthouse classics, documentaries and short films anytime on any device with your subscription. Join the Movement!

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  1. Bent

    10 Videos

    Set amidst the decadence and terror of pre-war Germany, BENT is a harrowing yet inspirational tale of struggle against oppression, based on the landmark play by Martin Sherman. A chance encounter at a Berlin nightclub exposes Max (Clive Owen) and his partner Rudy (Brian Webber) as homosexuals during the “Night of the Long Knives” purge. After two years on the run, they are captured and put on a train to Dachau, where Rudy is savagely beaten to deat...

  2. Bye Bye Germany

    2 Videos

    Frankfurt, 1946. David Bermann (Moritz Bleibtreu) is determined to make the most of the ravaged postwar era by recruiting some friends from a displaced persons camp to sell linens at inflated prices to unsuspecting Germans. Most of the group have a simple motivation – to raise enough money to leave Germany and move to the United States. But David has a secret, and the beautiful American Army investigator Sara Simon (Antje Traue) is determined to un...

  3. Midaq Alley

    1 Video

    Adapted from the novel by Nobel Prize laureate Naguib Mahfouz and winner of numerous international awards, Midaq Alley explores the intersecting lives of a diverse group of individuals whose stories converge inside a vibrant Mexico City neighborhood. Among them is local cantina owner Rutilio (Ernesto Gómez Cruz), a family man who gives in to latent homosexual desires. His son, Chava (Juan Manuel Bernal), yearns to emigrate to America, while the des...

  4. Outrage Coda

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    Five years after surviving the all-out war between the Sanno and Hanabishi crime families, former yakuza boss Otomo now works in South Korea for Mr. Chang, a renowned fixer whose influence extends into Japan. A relatively minor incident causes tensions to rise between Chang Enterprises and the faraway powerful Hanabishi. The growing conflict gets out of hand and ignites a ferocious power struggle among the top echelons of the Hanabishi. When eventu...

  5. Fake Tattoos (Les Faux Tatouages)

    1 Video

    Theo spends his 18th birthday alone, getting drunk at a punk rock show. There, he meets Mag, a teenage girl who invites him to spend the night at her place. A love story starts between them, but Theo has to leave the city at the end of summer.

    DIRECTED BY PASCAL PLANTE
    CANADA | 2018 | FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

  6. Diane Has the Right Shape (Diane les ...

    1 Video

    Diane doesn't hesitate for a moment when her best friends, Thomas and Jacques, ask her to be the surrogate mother of their child. It is under these hardly ideal circumstances that she falls in love with Fabrizio.

    DIRECTED BY FABIEN GORGEART
    FRANCE | 2018 | FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

  7. Black Tide (Fleuve Noir)

    1 Video

    Dany, the Arnault family’s teenage son, has disappeared. The case is assigned to François Visconti, a world-weary and disillusioned detective. He sets out to find the missing teenager while he is reluctant to take care of his own son, Denis, 16, who seems to be mixed up in drug trafficking. When Mr. Bellaile, Dany’s French tutor, learns about his former student’s disappearance, he offers his services to the detective. He is very interested in the i...

  8. Let The Girls Play (Comme des garçons)

    1 Video

    Reims, France, 1969. Paul Coutard, an inveterate womanizer and sports journalist at the daily newspaper Le Champenois, decides to organize a women's football match to defy his boss during the newspaper's annual charity fair. His favorite enemy, executive assistant Emmanuelle Bruno, has to help him. Unbeknownst to them, they will put together the first women's football team in France.

    DIRECTED BY JULIEN HALLARD
    FRANCE | 2018 | FRENCH WITH ENGLIS...

  9. So Help Me God (Ni juge, ni soumise)

    1 Video

    So Help Me God is the first feature documentary from the satirical team behind the cult TV series Strip-Tease. Over three years, the directors followed judge Anne Gurwez during criminal investigations, hearings, and crime scene visits. It's not cinema: it's worse!

    DIRECTED BY YVES HINANT, JEAN LIBON
    BELGIUM | 2017 | FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

  10. Gaspard at the Wedding (Gaspard va au...

    1 Video

    After keeping a careful distance for many years, 25-year-old Gaspard must reconnect with his family when his father remarries. Accompanied by Laura, an eccentric young woman who agrees to pretend she's his girlfriend at the wedding, he finally feels ready to return to the zoo owned by his parents, where he is reunited with the monkeys and tigers he grew up with...

    DIRECTED BY ANTONY CORDIER
    FRANCE | 2018 | FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

  11. Elena Ferrante on Film: Troubling Love

    4 Videos

    What happened to Amalia? Who was with her the night she died? Her daughter Delia is saddened bythe news, but not surprised. She considers her mother to be a disgrace even before she hears of the sordid circumstances of her death. Delia travels home to Naples for the funeral and tries to piece together her mother’s recent life. By doing so, she starts to confront her childhood memories that shaped their family history. Based on the novel by Elena Fe...

  12. Elena and the Books featurette

    1 Video

    Who is Elena Ferrante and how has her hidden identity affected the films made from her works?

  13. Elena Ferrante on Film: The Days of A...

    3 Videos

    Olga's life is shattered when her husband abandons her. This prompts her to fall into a period of self-degradation and self-destructive behaviour. The attractive forty-something mother of two, was still very much in love with her husband, but he became restless and distant, and eventually left her for a younger woman. At first Olga is in denial and tries to win him back, but when she sees him with his new love, who turns out to be a friend's daught...

  14. Confessions of a Young American House...

    1 Video

    A grieving widow embraces life and passion during a visit to her sexually open daughter’s home in this boundary-pushing erotic drama from sexploitation auteur Joseph Sarno. New York sophisticates Carole and Eddie spice up their sex life by swapping partners with their close friends, Anna and Pete. An unexpected visit from Carole’s young, attractive and recently widowed mother Jennifer throws a temporary wrench into their plans, but the quartet are ...

  15. Egon Schiele: Death and the Maiden

    5 Videos

    At the beginning of the 20th century Egon Schiele is one of the most provocative artists in Vienna. His life and work are driven by beautiful women and an era that is coming to an end. Two women will have a lasting impact on him – his sister and first muse Gerti, and 17 year old Wally, arguably Schiele’s one true love, immortalized in his famous painting ‘Death and the Maiden’. Schiele’s radical paintings scandalize Viennese society while daring ar...

  16. Scarlet Diva

    7 Videos

    In her stunning, semi-autobiographical directorial feature debut, Asia Argento plays Anna Battista, a rising young actress who, despite her popularity and success, experiences despair and degradation at the hands of an abusive industry. Her harrowing journey towards redemption leads her on a sordid spree of excess across American and Europe while trying to recapture her innocence and find true love. Newly restored in HD, SCARLET DIVA has been red...

  17. Out of Love

    1 Video

    From the producers of the Oscar nominated film THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN comes a love story like no other. OUT OF LOVE encapsulates the sweltering and devastating dynamics of love in the turbulent relationship between Varya and Nikolai, where genuine love and hope contend with destruction and despair. This is a love story in which love and hate collide, reinforce one another, intermingle, fuse, make a pact, and kill one another - a love story in...

  18. She Wolf

    1 Video

    She Wolf is a serial killer who traps her men in the subway in Buenos Aires. She seduces, has sex with them and kills them. But one of those men is a police officer who is investigating her crimes. Running away from him, she meets a dealer with whom she starts a relationship. This romance unravels a war between her three personalities: the monster woman, the sensual woman and the human woman who can still love.

    DIRECTED BY TAMAE GARATEGUY
    ARGEN...

  19. Nude Area

    1 Video

    In a series of 15 vignettes, NUDE AREA tells the sensual and seductive story of a forbidden love between two very different girls living in Amsterdam. Dutch teenager Naomi hails from posh Amsterdam South. Fama is a beautiful Middle Eastern girl from the poor quarters of Amsterdam East. They meet each other in the nude area of a female only sauna where nudity means equality.

    DIRECTED BY URSZULA ANTONIAK
    NETHERLANDS, POLAND | 2014 | NO DIALOGUE

  20. I Like You

    1 Video

    Featuring a soundtrack by up-and-coming indie stars, I LIKE YOU is the edgy story of a popular high school girl falling for a rebellious outcast as they defy conventions and experience the complexities of teenage romance and infatuation.

    DIRECTED BY JAMIE HEINRICH
    UNITED STATES | 2010 | ENGLISH

  21. A NY Thing

    1 Video

    Greta Gerwig is featured in this indie romantic comedy. French romantic Antoine follows his dream girl to NYC, but a weekend of white lies, one-night-stands and tangled love triangles prove infatuation and romance are not what they seem.

    DIRECTED BY OLIVIER LECOT
    FRANCE | 2009 | ENGLISH AND FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

  22. The Bothersome Man

    1 Video

    Winner of the 2006 Cannes Film Festival ACID Award.
    Andreas arrives in a strange city with no memory of how he got there. He is presented with a job, an apartment and a beautiful girlfriend, but before long, Andreas notices that something is wrong. The people around him seem cut off from any real emotion and communicate only in superficialities. He makes an attempt to escape from the city, but he discovers there is no way out, and even several a...

  23. Forever My Love

    1 Video

    The romantic "Sissi" trilogy condensed into one film and dubbed into English for theatrical release by Paramount Pictures in 1962, with a new title song by Burt Bacharach. Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria falls in love with young princess Elisabeth - played by the iconic Romy Schneider in her breakout role.

    DIRECTED BY ERNST MARISCHKA
    AUSTRIA | 1962 | ENGLISH

  24. The Rage in Placid Lake

    1 Video

    Placid Lake (played by rock-n-roll star Ben Lee) has always been different. His crayon-eating, scientific genius of a best friend, Gemma (Rose Byrne) also has a few issues with “blending in.” As an odd fish in a sea of mediocrity, his brilliant ideas are bound to get him into more trouble than success. So when he finds himself in a tight spot with the school bullies who have been after him all his life, Placid decides to make a bid for the elusive ...

  25. In Love We Trust

    1 Video

    A divorced couple learns that the only way to save their little daughter Hehe, who suffers from Leukemia, is to have another child. Now both remarried, Mei Zhu and Xiao Lu are forced to test their love and their commitment to one another by putting their current relationships in danger. Will this passionate affair re-spark their love for one another and destroy their new marriages? In Love We Trust is a story of parenthood, love, marriage, betrayal...

  26. Corpo Celeste

    1 Video

    Having recently returned to her native Italy after living in Switzerland for 10 years, 13-year-old Marta is left to her own devices while her mother toils away at work. A stranger in her town, Marta's only source of socialization is the local church, where she takes classes to prepare for her confirmation. But the doctrines of Roman Catholicism offer little in terms of life lessons or consolation, and she quickly sees through the hypocrisy of the p...

  27. Room 304

    1 Video

    From the producer of THE WHISTLEBLOWER and DIANA. Startling tales of sex, betrayal and corruption unravel in a Copenhagen hotel when disparate lives intersect in a twist of fate.

    DIRECTED BY BIRGITTE STAERMOSE
    DENMARK | 2011 | ENGLISH, DANISH AND GERMAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

  28. You Will Be Mine

    1 Video

    Marie Dandin (Judith Davis), a promising young concert pianist, leaves home to study at the prestigious Lyons National Conservatory. Shy and innocent, she moves in with her childhood friend Emma (Isild Le Besco) who has lived alone since the death of her father years earlier. The intimate bond that the two women share eventually develops into an intense sexual relationship. But as Emma grows more possessive and controlling, Marie struggles to recon...

  29. The Three-Way Wedding

    1 Video

    Renowned playwright Auguste (Pascal Greggory) is struggling to complete his latest play. Looking for inspiration, he invites the cast to join him at his country estate. Harriet (Julie Depardieu), his leading lady, is also his ex-wife, and her leading man, Théo (Louis Garrel), is her new lover. Sensing their attraction, Auguste decides to seduce Fanny (Agathe Bonitzer), his beautiful young assistant. But as sparks fly and resentments flare, Auguste ...

  30. Retornos

    1 Video

    On the way to attend his father’s funeral, Álvaro finds the body of a prostitute who was a good friend of his estranged daughter. He embarks on an investigation that reveals a trail of alarming secrets.

    DIRECTED BY LUIS AVILES
    SPAIN | 2010 | SPANISH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

  31. Only When I Dance

    1 Video

    This feel-good documentary, which was nominated for the Documentary Jury Prize at the Tribeca Film Festival, follows Irlan and Isabela, two teenagers from the violent favelas of Rio de Janeiro, as they pursue their dreams of becoming professional ballet dancers. A truly inspiring story that takes audiences from the delapidated rehearsal studios in Brazil to exhilarating ballet competitions in New York and Switzerland, ONLY WHEN I DANCE is about the...

  32. The Perfect Stranger

    1 Video

    The inhabitants of a small, secluded village, in a mountainous valley in Spain, find their monotonous lives transformed by the unexpected arrival of a mysterious foreigner. While he quietly works to uncover the truth behind a personal tragedy, a few of the locals are convinced he has come to reopen the local shop where he stays, that he is there to breathe new life into a dying community.

    DIRECTED BY TONI BESTARD
    SPAIN | 2011 | ENGLISH, CATALAN...

  33. For My Father

    1 Video

    Tarek, a Palestinian would-be suicide bomber, is given a second chance when the fuse on his explosive vest fails to detonate. Forced to spend the weekend in Tel Aviv, Tarek must live amongst the people he was planning to kill. To his surprise, he connects with several Jewish Israelis on the outskirts of society, including the beautiful Keren, who has cut off contact with her Orthodox family in order to live a secular life.  With nothing to lose, Ta...

  34. Madeinusa

    1 Video

    Winner of the prestigious FIPRESCI Prize, Claudia Llosa’s debut feature follows Madeinusa, a shy teenage girl living in a remote indigenous village in the Peruvian Andes. It is the custom in her town that from Good Friday through Easter Sunday that “sin does not exist” and villagers engage in all types of debauchery. It is during this decadent weekend that Salvador, a young geologist from Lima, accidentally comes to town. The town greets him with c...

  35. Intimate Enemies

    1 Video

    With a stunning soundtrack and striking cinematography, Intimate Enemies is a drama following a French platoon during Algeria's war of independence. Young Lieutenant Terrien witnesses first hand the atrocities of war when he takes over an outpost in Algeria and must combat a ruthless guerrilla force led by a former French mercenary. Nominated for three French Academy Awards.

    DIRECTED BY FLORENT-EMILIO SIRI
    FRANCE | 2007 | FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SU...

  36. Having You

    1 Video

    At last, 30-something Jack is settling down. With his wild days now firmly behind him, he has finally plucked up the courage to propose to Camilla, his girlfriend of nine years, laying to rest his phobia of marriage and commitment. Life is looking good. But Jack's happy-ever-after takes an unexpected turn when Anna turns up, unannounced, at his doorstep. As he struggles to recall their acquaintance, she jogs his memory: 8 years ago at a rock concer...

  37. Hard Drive

    1 Video

    An edgy, character-fueled love story infused with a pulsing indie soundtrack, Hard Drive follows Debs, a beautiful young American runaway who finds herself in Canada, and Ditch, a lonely, awkward kid still living with his mother. When she finds herself in his neighborhood, the two tumble into a budding romance. As Ditch falls head over heels in love with this mysterious figure, he entices Debs back to her home in the States – and inadvertently to t...

  38. An Insignificant Harvey

    1 Video

    From the producer of 6-time Oscar winner CHICAGO comes a touching coming-of-age story. Abandoned as a child, Harvey - a little person - grows up to lead a lonely life as the janitor at a ski resort until, one day, a stray husky follows him home and leads him to a friendly stripper and a change of fortune.

    DIRECTED BY JEFF KOPAS
    CANADA | 2011 | ENGLISH

  39. Finding Gaston

    1 Video

    Can a cook change his country through his food? FINDING GASTON follows acclaimed chef Gaston Acurio, founder of the world-reknowned restaurant group La Mar Cebicheria and the man largely credited with popularizing Peruvian cuisine across the globe, to find out the stories, inspirations, and dreams behind a man on a mission to change his country with his food. Join the culinary journey into the world of Peruvian cuisine to discover the power of food...

  40. Agata and the Storm

    1 Video

    A swirl of pop-art color, madcap magic, and the bittersweet call of life and love suddenly take the mature, ravishing, self-reliant Agata by storm. When Agata, the popular bookshop proprietor and dispenser of sunny wisdom, is suddenly wooed by a man almost half her age, her electricity hits high voltage - even sending light bulbs bursting in her wake. Yet it is Agata's joy and 'explosive' magnetism in the face of life in all its irony that eventual...

  41. The Chambermaid Lynn

    2 Videos

    Lynn (Vicky Krieps, PHANTOM THREAD) is the most meticulous chambermaid in her hotel, leaving no shelf undusted, no sheet untucked. Crippled by shyness, she rummages through guests' belongings and even hides under their beds, vicariously experiencing their conversations, meals and discreet interludes. After clandestinely observing an S&M session, Lynn discovers the phone number of the call girl, Chiara. Bold and unrestrained, Chiara soon draws Lynn ...

  42. Pelle the Conqueror

    1 Video

    When PELLE THE CONQUERER was released in 1987, it took the festival and awards circuit by storm, sweeping up almost every major prize, including an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film, as well as the prestigious Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. Lasse (Max von Sydow in an Oscar-nominated performance), an elderly and widowed farmer, and his young son Pelle, join a boat-load of immigrants to escape from impoverished...

  43. Apaches

    2 Videos

    A group of marginalized Corsican teens crash a vacation house, party all night and steal some valuables, including a gun. The returning homeowners turn to a local gangster who soon uncovers the leader of the culprits. When he confesses and promises to return everything he is seemingly off the hook, but soon must face the wrath of his enraged and morally bankrupt peers.

    DIRECTED BY THIERRY DE PERETTI
    FRANCE | 2013 | FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

  44. Jaffa

    2 Videos

    Official Selection - Cannes Film Festival and Toronto Int'l. Film Festival. In the heart of the Israeli city of Jaffa, Reuven's garage is a family-run business. The garage workers consist of Reuven's beautiful daughter Mali, his aggressive and distant son Meir, as well as the young Palestinian man, Toufik. No one suspects that Mali and Toufik have been in love for years, and that Mali is pregnant with Toufik's child. As the two lovers secretly mak...

  45. Love Me

    2 Videos

    Sasha is an attractive young Ukranian woman who finally decides to end her dead-end relationship with a married man. Cemal, bound by tradition to marry a girl he's never met, is dragged by his uncle and cousin from Turkey to Kiev for a decadent bachelor party. When their paths cross at a nightclub, everything changes for these two lost souls. Sasha, who dreams of having a child, sees a one-night stand who she can use to get pregnant. Cemal is immed...

  46. The Human Resources Manager

    1 Video

    This dark comedy was directed by Eran Riklis (THE SYRIAN BRIDE, THE LEMON TREE, DANCING ARABS) and won five Awards of the Israeli Film Academy. The Human Resources Manager of Jerusalem's largest bakery is in trouble. He is separated from his wife, distanced from his daughter, and stuck in a job he hates. When one of his employees, a foreign worker, is killed in a suicide bombing, the bakery is accused of indifference, and the HR Manager is sent to...

  47. Line 41

    1 Video

    LINE 41 documents a Holocaust and Lodz Ghetto survivor's return back to today's Lodz (Poland). Until now, Natan Grossmann had repressed his desire to learn about the fate of his brother he lost contact with in 1942. 70 years later, Grossmann starts a search for his missing brother. His search crosses paths with Jens-Jurgen Ventzki, son of the former Nazi Head Mayor of Lodz. Ventzki is pursuing his family's dark secret. In tracing their family histo...

  48. Karen Cries on the Bus

    1 Video

    Karen has left her slimy but successful husband Mario after ten years of marriage. She needs a fresh start to find out who she is and who she could be, despite her husband's proclamation that she can do absolutely nothing. She walks out into Bogotá with no job, no friends, and hardly any money, but catches a break when she meets a hairdresser named Patricia at a cheap flophouse. With her younger and seemingly stronger friend by her side, Karen take...

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