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  • The Columnist

    Movie

    Femke Boot (Katja Herbers) is a columnist who is obsessed with reading the endless abusive messages and death threats posted about her on social media. This obsession consumes her life and prevents her from concentrating on the novel she has promised to her publisher. One day, all her pent-up ang...

  • Paradise: A New Life

    Movie

    Slushy pushcart vendor Calogero has entered the witness protection program after agreeing to testifying against a mafia killer he saw murder a man in Sicily. Provided a new identity, he is sent as far away as possible: Sauris, a tiny village nestled in the Italian Alps. Unfortunately, snow and we...

  • Bangla

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    Phaim (Phaim Bhuiyan) is a 22-year-old Muslim of Bangladeshi origin, who lives with his family in Rome’s multiethnic Torpignattara neighborhood and works as a museum steward. One night at a concert for his band, he meets Asia (Carlotta Antonelli), a free-spirited Italian girl who is his exact opp...

  • 100 Yen Love

    Movie

    32-year-old Ichiko (Sakura Ando, Shoplifters) lives at home in self-indulgent grunginess with her parents and recently divorced younger sister. One morning, after a particularly heated argument, Ichiko decides to leave for good. With few options to support herself, she finds a job at a 100 yen sh...

  • The Predators

    Movie

    This is the story of two very different families. The Pavone are intellectuals and come from the bourgeoisie. The Vismara are fascists and proletarian. A trivial accident brings these two polar opposites together and sets them on a collision course. Soon it becomes clear... they all have secrets,...

  • Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla

    Movie

    Entertainers Duke and Sammy (parodying Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis) crash the party on remote Pacific island (called Cola-Cola), where they cross paths with indigenous natives, four-legged carnivorous beasts, and the scantily clad daughter of the local chieftan. Sammy and Duke enlist the help of ...

  • The Hippopotamus

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    Based on the seminal novel by Stephen Fry, THE HIPPOPOTAMUS tells the story of disgraced poet Ted Wallace (Roger Allam), who is summoned to Swafford Hall, the country manor of his friends Lord and Lady Logan (Matthew Modine and Fiona Shaw), to investigate a series of unexplained miracle healings....

  • The Waiter

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    Taciturn and detached, Renos, a lonely professional waiter, is, above all, a creature of habit. Finding solace in his meticulous routine while taking care of his specialized collection of indoor plants, Renos has somehow managed to keep the corrosive effects of big city life at bay. Then, a grues...

  • Grimm re-edit
    Movie + 1 extra

    Grimm re-edit

    Movie + 1 extra

    A post-modern fairy tale of Hansel and Gretel gone awry, this updated adaptation of Alex van Warmerdam's 2003 film GRIMM features new image, editing, sound and music by the filmmaker.

    One winter’s day, Jacob and his sister Marie are left behind in the woods by their poor father. In his coat, Jac...

  • The Last Days of Emma Blank

    Movie + 1 extra

    In a large country home, the owner and matriarch Emma Blank is very ill and is cared for by her obedient household staff: Haneveld the head housekeeper, Bella the cook, Gonnie the maid, and Meier the man-servant. Despite her need for loving care, Emma is a steely, avaricious dictator whose demand...

  • The Northerners
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    The Northerners

    Movie + 1 extra

    When his mother is drawn into sainthood and the frustrations of his father become too difficult to manage, 12-year-old Thomas finds escape from the 1960s Dutch suburb where they live through his obsession with events on the broadcast news. He is encouraged in this escapism by Plagge, a postman wh...

  • Abel
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    Abel

    Movie + 1 extra

    To the delight of his mother, 31-year-old agoraphobe Abel still lives at home with his parents. After failing to solve his social anxieties with doctors and psychiatrists, Abel's exasperated father Victor throws him out onto the street. Eventually, Abel encounters the kind-hearted stripper Zus, w...

  • The French Way

    Movie

    Born into poverty, Josephine Baker rose from a childhood living in a St. Louis slum to the toast of France, captivating audiences through the stage, recordings and motion pictures, and you'll get to see why in "The French Way." It's a farcical romantic-comedy set in contemporary WWII France, abou...

  • They Stole the Bomb

    Movie

    Made with no dialogue, THEY STOLE THE BOMB is a Romanian sci-fi, spy-comedy featuring a mixture of pantomime, slapstick, and visual gags. The story centers around a criminal gang of Runyonesque hoods who steal an atomic bomb, only to have it end up in the hands of a man who has no idea the briefc...

  • Dead Pigs

    Movie

    Alliance of Women Film Journalists Selection! Read an excerpt from Margaret Barton Fumo's AWFJ review: "Cathy Yan’s 2018 film DEAD PIGS is a dazzling debut ahead of her better-known followup, the blockbuster superhero film BIRDS OF PREY (2020). DEAD PIGS premiered at Sundance, where it won a Spec...

  • Caro Diario

    Movie

    Nanni Moretti recounts three entries from his “diary” in the hilarious and intimate self-reflective comedy CARO DIARIO, which follows the filmmaker’s musing on cinema atop a Vespa, a trip to the Aeolian Islands to work on his new screenplay, and his search for health and wellness after breaking o...

  • Frau Stern

    Movie

    Frau Stern (Ahuva Sommerfeld) is 90 years old and still going strong. Her health is excellent, her granddaughter dotes on her, her hairdresser supplies her with recreational drugs, and she is surrounded by friends who are less than a third of her age. Despite all this, the Holocaust survivor has ...

  • Oh Lucy!

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    Alliance of Women Film Journalists Selection! Read an excerpt from Liz Whittemore's AWFJ review: "At the suggestion of her niece, lonely middle-aged Setsuko takes English lessons. When her plucky teacher John goes missing, Setsuko gets on a plane to California in search of love and a life-changin...

  • The Dancing Dogs of Dombrova

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    On a cold winter night, estranged siblings Sarah (Katherine Fogler) and Aaron (Douglas Nyback) arrive at an empty train station in the rural Polish town of Dombrova. Looking for an address that apparently no longer exists, they set out on a journey to fulfill their dying grandmother’s final wish ...

  • Bye Bye Germany

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    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 lea...

  • The Teacher
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    The Teacher

    Movie + 1 extra

    Czechoslovakia, 1983. Middle school teacher Comrade Drazdechova (Zuzana Maurery, Best Actress winner at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival) greets her new students by asking each to announce what his or her parents do for a living. Soon, it becomes apparent that her pupils' grades are tied to how hel...

  • The Carer

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    Diagnosed with a rare form of Parkinson's Disease, aging theatrical legend Sir Michael Gifford (Brian Cox) is foul-mouthed, irascible and highly reluctant to the concept of allowing a full-time caregiver into his home. Enter Dorottya (Coco König), an aspiring Hungarian actress, whose warm persona...

  • The Human Resources Manager

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    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 ...

  • A NY Thing

    Movie

    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 F...