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  • Arranged
    Movie

    Arranged

    Movie

    Rochel (Zoe Lister-Jones), an Orthodox Jew, and Nasira (Francis Benhamou), a devout Muslim, are new teachers at a Brooklyn public school. They are both also going through the process of arranged marriages according to their respective cultural traditions. Feeling crushing pressure from their re...

  • Found Memories
    Movie + 1 extra

    Found Memories

    Movie + 1 extra

    Every morning, Madalena makes bread for Antonio's old coffee shop, crosses the railroad tracks where no trains have passed for years, cleans up the gate of the cemetery, and listens to the priest's sermon before sharing lunch with the other old villagers. Life here in Jotuomba proceeds as it has ...

  • Breathe
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    Breathe

    Movie

    Mélanie Laurent (Inglourious Basterds, Beginners) directs this taut, nuanced story about the depths of female friendships and the dark side of teenage infatuations, based on the best-selling young adult novel by Anne-Sophie Brasme. Seventeen-year-old Charlie (Joséphine Japy) is frustrated by her ...

  • Ground Floor

    An urban environment reflects the inner feelings of a city walker.

    DIRECTED BY ASYA AIZENSTEIN
    ISRAEL | 2014

  • Blush
    Movie + 1 extra

    Blush

    Movie + 1 extra

    Naama (Sivan Noam Shimon) is seventeen and bored. Living in a sleepy suburb outside of Tel Aviv, she spends most of her time drinking and partying in order to escape from her bickering parents at home. Everything changes when Dana (Jade Sakori), a free-spirited new girl shows up at school. Naama ...

  • Foreign Letters

    Movie

    Set in the 1980s, FOREIGN LETTERS follows Ellie, a homesick 12-year-old Israeli girl who recently moved to the US. Life brightens when she meets Thuy, a Vietnamese refugee her age. Though they don't seem to have much in common, they share an experience of being a stranger in a new country, and tr...

  • Ambrosia
    Movie

    Ambrosia

    Movie

    AMBROSIA is the story of an Iranian-Canadian couple, Ali and Leila (former model and Miss Universe Canada, Sahar Biniaz), who dream of an exciting future in Vancouver. Ali owns a pizza shop and thinks of expanding and Leila is an up-and-coming clothing designer. However, their situations change d...

  • Corpo Celeste

    Movie

    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 con...

  • Amorous
    Movie

    Amorous

    Movie

    Winner of the Best British Feature prize at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, AMOROUS follows four Londoners who, weary of the pressures and expectations of big city life, decide to move to an isolated country cottage. The group crafts strange new rules and rituals to help them combat th...

  • Room 304
    Movie

    Room 304

    Movie

    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

  • You Will Be Mine

    Movie

    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 th...

  • Job Interview

    When Lisa applies for a job everything seems to be turning out pretty well. Until the boss Marie starts asking strange questions and the job interview turns out to be a little different than expected.

    DIRECTED BY JULIA WALTER
    GERMANY | 2013 | GERMAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

  • Driving Lessons

    Manon's mother forces her to take her garrulous grandmother with to her driving lesson. Already out of sorts, the 17 year old finds out she's pregnant just moments before taking the wheel.

    DIRECTED BY ELODIE LÉLU
    BELGIUM | 2012 | FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

  • Don't Tell Santa You're Jewish

    Encouraged by her mother, a little girl sits on Santa’s knee to get a present, but must remember not to tell him she’s Jewish.

    DIRECTED BY JODY KRAMER
    CANADA | 2010 | ENGLISH

  • Cam Girl
    Movie

    Cam Girl

    Movie

    Desperate after losing her dream job in advertising, Alice starts a sexy webcam site with three friends. Successful from day one, the company expands so quickly that soon the women struggle to balance their relationships with family, friends, clients and each other. Before they know it their newf...

  • Glory
    Movie + 1 extra

    Glory

    Movie + 1 extra

    Tsanko Petrov, a railroad linesman, finds millions in cash on the train tracks. After turning all the money over to the police, the state celebrates his good deed with a televised press conference and a shiny new wristwatch that promptly stops working. Meanwhile, Julia Staikova, head of public re...

  • Francesco
    Movie + 1 extra

    Francesco

    Movie + 1 extra

    Based on Herman Hesse's Francis of Assisi, FRANCESCO depicts the life and times of St. Francis of Assisi and the rise of the Franciscan order that he founded. Following his death, Francis' devoted followers recall the saint's life and chart his transformation from the pampered son of an aristocra...

  • Cheese

    Jamie’s no cheese connoisseur. And the cheese monger at Global Cheese knows it. So when Jamie buys some cheese for a party, she’s unwittingly drawn into a macho superiority contest. Challenged to stand her ground, this is a cheese shop face off.

    DIRECTED BY HANNAH CHEESMAN
    CANADA | 2014 | ENGLISH

  • Her Name is Sabine

    Movie

    An intelligent, moving and beautiful portrait of Sabine, a 38-year-old autistic woman, filmed by her sister, the famous French actress Sandrine Bonnaire. Through personal footage filmed over a period of 25 years, it is revealed that Sabine's growth and many talents were crushed by improper diagno...

  • If You Don't, I Will
    Movie + 1 extra

    If You Don't, I Will

    Movie + 1 extra

    Pomme and Pierre have been together a long time. Passion and spontaneity have given way to predictability and cold shoulders. But there's a lingering optimism, a hope they can return to the couple they used to be, attending chic art openings and sharing a laugh like young lovers. On a hike togeth...

  • Kosher

    A lonely Orthodox Jewish boy's imagination comes to life when a pig miraculously shows up at his doorstop.

    DIRECTED BY ISABELLE STEAD
    FRANCE | 2010 | FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

  • In Between
    Movie + 2 extras

    In Between

    Movie + 2 extras

    Maysaloun Hamoud’s remarkable debut feature follows three strong and independent-minded Palestinian women who share an apartment in Tel Aviv. Away from the constraints of their families and tradition, they find themselves “in between” the free and unfettered lives they are aspiring to lead and th...

  • La Boyita
    Movie

    La Boyita

    Movie

    From the team that brought you legendary filmmaker Pedro Almodovar's biggest hits, including WILD TALES and JULIETA, comes LA BOYITA a unique and powerful coming of age story. Her parents separated and her older sister at the cusp of adolescence, Jorgelina is facing a vacation at the beach where ...

  • Les Deux Vies de Nate Hill

    Two parallel but different life paths are shown in this creative animated short that examines the dualities of identity, chance, fate and existence.

    DIRECTED BY JEANNE JOSEPH
    FRANCE | 2013