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The life of an obsessive social media influencer unravels when her boyfriend introduces her to a strange fruit.

This frantic, music-infused indie Indian tale looks at one young man and his dreams of becoming a rap star. Gandu is a startlingly bold and wildly entertaining example of new Indian filmmaking- which, ironically, is banned in India.

Mary witnesses the brutal suicide of her Father. The End of Days is upon the world; famine, drought, looting, and chaos are ripping the world apart, but what is the Holy Church actually doing? "Better than The Exorcist." -House of Tortured Souls

A girl lives in an isolated country, enclosed by a huge wall. She has never traveled anywhere, but all her life she has dreamed of leaving forever for a perfect world called Abroad.

Elena and Andrea, a young married couple, arrive at their newly bought country house. A disturbing atmosphere pervades the old mansion: something is lurking under the ancient foundations, something that will affect them more than they could ever imagine...

A young Japanese woman in London, where she moves to study painting, becomes passionately entwined with an artist, an older British man. Their age difference brings on the judgment of family and friends, while their bond continues to strengthen. Then secrets emerge…

Mary Blackwell travels to her hometown of Maiden Hollow to clear out her deceased father's house. The villagers are hostile, while a local priest takes an unhealthy interest in Mary's daughter Alice, sparking a series of surreal fantasies on the brink of insanity.

An aging porn star agrees to participate in an "art film" in order to make a clean break from the business, only to discover that he has been drafted into making a pedophilia and necrophilia themed snuff film.

A Manhattan composer is consumed by grief after his wife and daughter are killed in a shocking accident. But when he moves to a secluded Victorian mansion, he finds himself haunted by a paranormal entity that may unleash an even more disturbing secret. Based on actual events.

A young woman with Down syndrome refuses to be defined by disability and takes control of her own life. Her ambition to become a motor mechanic.

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We are all part of the same story. A feature-length documentary about the complexity of human migration and how this affects two friends in their day-to-day lives. "A heart-driven, superlatively human tale." -The Sound View

In the most lavish of penthouses, visible only through keyholes, there exists an erotic and dangerous world. Highly-paid sex workers specialize in high-stakes games, and the richer the client, the wilder the ride. When a fantasy gets too rough for one call-girl, escaping becomes her reality.

Love hurts! After bonding over their mutual dislike of grapes, a manicurist and a strip club owner discover another commonality: they're both bloodthirsty serial killers.

From the minds of Dario Argento and Lamberto Bava comes DEMONS 2, the sequel to the surprise horror hit, DEMONS! There's a scary movie on television and the residents of a luxury high-rise building have their eyes glued to their sets. Unfortunately for a young birthday girl, a demonic evil is released through her TV and partygoers soon find themselves fighting an army of murderous monsters!

Three teenagers go to a historical farmhouse for the weekend and are caught up in the midst of a war between violent, mysterious and ancient forces. Whichever side wins, they lose.

A modern horror omnibus inspired by the over-the-top shocks of Paris' early 20th century Theatre du Grand Guignol, including six bizarre tales from seven of horror's most transgressive filmmakers. "One of the best horror anthologies of all time." -Paste

In a small Southern town, four vigilantes wrongfully execute a mentally-challenged man, but after the court sets them free mysterious "accidents" begin to kill them off one by one.

A young woman is murdered, her body dismembered, its parts dumped across Vienna. Based on a true story. "Confidently balances between emotional immersion and reporting from outside." -Kino Zeit

WITKIN AND WITKIN explores the worlds of identical twins, Joel-Peter, a world famous photographer and Jerome, a painter. "A profound meditation on art and an excellent dual-biopic." -Hammer to Nail

The peaceful life of a middle aged architect Francis turns upside down after the street attack.

Mary Blackwell travels to her hometown of Maiden Hollow to clear out her deceased father's house. The villagers are hostile, while a local priest takes an unhealthy interest in Mary's daughter Alice, sparking a series of surreal fantasies on the brink of insanity.

A bumbling young film crew, shooting a low-budget horror in an abandoned orphanage, discovers that a family of sadistic killers has rewritten their script.

Caligula's four-year reign and descent into madness are revisited through slanderous vignettes and blunt historical facts.

A beautiful and erotic cabaret dancer Moira is hired to impersonate another woman who turns out to be a secret agent and must receive an important message in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

The life of an obsessive social media influencer unravels when her boyfriend introduces her to a strange fruit.

A girl living alone in a post apocalyptic wasteland finds herself hunted down by marauders who want her to fight in their fighting pit for their entertainment.

James is a young, successful, handsome exec surrounded by adoring friends and family. On the eve of his wedding night, he must overcome a bedazzling temptress and a particularly cruel father-in-law with a knack for torture. Will love win out or will James give in?

A girl with a sharp mind and a weakness for bourbon finds herself on the trail of a reclusive genius. But her work takes a series of unforeseen twists, and she plunges into a dark world of earth-shattering cosmological secrets. "A mesmerizing and sexy head trip." -Geek Monthly

Three young women encounter car trouble during a rainstorm on the way to a concert from their favorite band, Dragonsclaw. When they venture into the woods to find help, they stumble upon the lair of a flesh-masked maniac whose killing instrument of choice is a meathook. No one will survive and nothing will be left of them!

It's New Year's Eve, and everyone thinks that Marta and Jorge are the perfect couple. Too perfect. "Some of the most beautiful sequences in recent Portuguese cinema." -c7nema

Sexy Frenchy (Marie-Pascale Elfman) falls into an insane underworld ruled by a horny little king (Hervé Villechaize, "Fantasy Island") and his jealous queen (Susan Tyrell, Angel). Chicken-boy comes to the rescue, only to have his head cut off by a soul-singing Satan himself (played by Danny Elfman), along with The Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo. Frog butlers, topless princesses and rioting school kids all sing and dance in unforgettable musical numbers performed by Danny Elfman, Cab Calloway, Josephine Baker and more in this timeless cult classic comedy-musical-fantasy of epic proportions!

In a snowy mountain village, a beautiful woman is found dead. The group who found her considered the woman "Yuki Onna", a beautiful snow woman ghost. However, the "snow woman" turns out to be very much alive, She begins a sensual affair with one of the travelers who had tried to saver her. However, the villagers still believe her to be a monster, and lead an attack on the cabin where she's hiding.

In 1988, South African filmmaker Cedric Sundström took a group of skilled actors to a disused railway warehouse in Pretoria to shoot the story of an unorthodox asylum for the sexually insane. With a semi-improvised script, a Roeg-meets-Argento style palette, and startling bursts of graphic violence and nudity, it was immediately banned by the government. It has remained virtually unseen until now.

That twisted producer Tony Newton presents another vomit-bag worthy collection of the most sickening short films ever found on the internet, which are not recommended for those easily offended or triggered and will get under your skin and into the pit of your stomach.

Henning, a fashion photographer, is driven by visions of artistic glory. Encouraged by a literary agent to produce a volume of erotic nudes, he takes aim at the perfect layout with his favorite model, Leslie. All seems to be going well until the mysterious Joyce appears.

One day, Soumaya is fired from her job. She then sees on TV that news outlets are linking her to jihadist circles, days after her apartment is raided by police...

In 2072 Rome, Italy, the ruthless CEO of a TV networks plots to stage a modern series of gladiator games for ratings while one ‘contestant’ learns of a conspiracy behind the true nature of the results.

From Berlin and Vienna in the 1930s; from New York to Chicago, New Orleans, Los Angeles and San Francisco in the 1950’s, ‘60s and ‘70s; on the grew women Beat post, ruth weiss, has written, performed, painted, and filmed the fact that her, ‘one more step west is the sea…” Thomas Anotnic traces her pioneering art and her world without boundaries.

A young sailor falls in love with a mysterious woman who performs as a mermaid at the local carnival. In time, he suspects the girl might be a real mermaid - drawing men to a watery death whenever there's a full moon.

A new documentary about the painful and poignant final days of the tragic couple Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen

Count Dracula, a vampire who regains his youth by drinking the blood of maidens, is pursued in London and Transylvania by Professor Van Helsing, Jonathan Harker and Quincey Morris.

When one of sex therapist extraordinaire Linda's patients turns out to be harboring the plans to a top-secret government computer, both the KGB and the CIA attempt to enlist Linda in their efforts to steal the data.

France, 1890. Inventor Louis Le Prince vanishes under mysterious circumstances right after he created a device that, five years later, the Lumière Brothers will call The Cinematographer.

Martin is on his way up the coast for a quiet weekend. Out of nowhere an attractive teenage girl appears on the side of the road. He drives past, but when he stops at a scenic spot up the road, she knocks on his window and asks him for a ride. His decision to drive her home turns into a nightmare when she coerces him inside.

When Chris Rhymer, and her young son Jeremy, are forced to relocate to a small, rural community, they have no idea of the past terror that their presence re-awakens.

An aging porn star agrees to participate in an "art film" in order to make a clean break from the business, only to discover that he has been drafted into making a pedophilia and necrophilia themed snuff film.

On their last day of high school seven gorgeous girls have a slumber party to celebrate their going away to college. Across town, a maniacal chef goes on a killing spree. Can their gym coach (Debbie Rochon) come to the rescue of the bikini clad group' No', but when Chef Death (Rob Cosgrove) shows up at the party, hilarity ensues and the bloodbath begins.

A young girl who has an amazing ability to communicate with insects is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.

An organized gang terrorizes their victims, forcing them to perform humiliating acts on camera which are then released online. Anna and Sam's lives are forever altered after becoming involved in this world of crime.

Producer Tony Newton presents a stomach turning collection of the most disturbing faux snuff short films ever found on the internet, not for the easily disturbed or triggered.

Based on Erich Von Daniken's book purporting to prove that throughout history aliens have visited earth.

A documentary that exposes the rich growing subculture of hip-hop that was developed in New York City in late 70s and early 80s, specifically focusing on graffiti art and breakdancing

Three Australian telephone workers find themselves trapped during the onset of a zombie apocalypse. Comedians Jim Jefferies and Alex Williamson star in this hilarious take on Zombie movies.

Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll... and Dracula. Then You Die! Leila, a lonely young teen, parties with her friends in a warehouse. As the social barriers between the sexes crumble, she hides from the boys, but senses there is someone else who wants her who is not of this world.

A kinky retelling of DIABOLIQUE featuring lush Paris locations, trippy flashbacks, a swinging score by Riz Ortolani and an all-star EuroCult cast.

Police try to capture someone who is commiting ritual murders of women during Mardi Gras in New Orleans.

Experience the hallucinatory debut by director Jeremy Kasten (THE WIZARD OF GORE) about a young amnesiac committed to an asylum where madness and murder may rip apart his mind forever. Starring Andras Jones (A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 4), Seth Green (ROBOT CHICKEN), Jeffrey Combs (RE-ANIMATOR), Wendy Robie (TWIN PEAKS), Ted Raimi (SKINNER), and Alice Cooper.

Waking up on a stage, Sayaka and Tsuda find themselves confined by evil mastermind Ando working with Sayaka's husband, Yamazaki. Discovering the adultery of his young wife and his secretary, Yamazaki asks Ando to use "Kinbaku" (bondage) as punishment for his wife's betrayal - but Sayaka's reaction gradually changes by Ando's skilled and erotic bondage technique.

A sci-fi thriller/dark comedy in which a scientist invents time travel and is zapped 6 months into the future. But that future is one where he is a hunted man for murder. He needs to travel back in time to solve the mystery.

A wealthy New York playboy prone to eccentricity and mischief dies unexpectedly, and his socialite friends are summoned for a viewing of his video will. "A tone-deaf riff on social manners and class mores." Screen Space

What happens to art in the Internet age? A documentary on the evolving relationship between contemporary art, audience and digital technology. "Puts together two opposing thoughts, leading to new thoughts." -art4d

Depressed 17-year-old Sally is locked up in a pink, prison-like institution for teens who are so emotionally fµ¢ked that they’ve developed supernatural powers. The rebellion begins when Sally meets power-sociopath Ting-e-ling.

A mother (Dee Wallace) must protect her family on Christmas Day from a demented stranger who is hell-bent on tearing them apart.

Idling afternoons and psychedelic moods immersed in music provide an adrenaline rush for drifting youth in Lisbon. "A strong and mysterious homage to youth." -Cineuropa

A gothic punk Caribbean love story arises in the ruins of a coconut plantation in rural Trinidad. "Both haunting and haunted, a palpably realized fever dream of a film." -Caribbean Beat

Two women embark on a love affair. Iva is desperately in love, then her father appears. Hedi feels strongly attached. Winner of a Bavarian Film Prize, Best New Director, and other awards.

Home is where the hurt is. Lily finds herself in the living room, staring at four dead bodies. "Brilliant, and highlights how people can hide who they are and the lies that photos can tell." -Bloody Disgusting

When Danny and Zoe decide to buy an old haunted attraction, they think they'll have fun and make money. After meeting with the groundskeeper, they learn the property has a bloody past. They hire a full cast of haunt actors who work together to bring the haunt back from the dead. On opening night, no one stands a chance as Teddy returns to his old stomping ground for more blood!

Odile, a young woman looking for adventure, is seduced by her neighbors, but the titillating new game turns dangerous when two unsavory players enter the mix.

A wholesome Long Island family struggles to make ends meet after Hurricane Sandy. Then their world really gets turned upside-down when a deranged Olympic-hopeful rents a room in their house and refuses to leave.

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An aging porn star agrees to participate in an "art film" in order to make a clean break from the business, only to discover that he has been drafted into making a pedophilia and necrophilia themed snuff film.

After losing his parents, a priest travels to China, where he inherits a mysterious ability that allows him to turn into a dinosaur. At first horrified by this new power, a prostitute convinces him to use it to fight crime. And ninjas.

An American writer in Rome is talked and harassed by a serial killer who is murdering everyone associated with his work on his latest book.

An organized gang terrorizes their victims, forcing them to perform humiliating acts on camera which are then released online. Anna and Sam's lives are forever altered after becoming involved in this world of crime.

Through short stories linked together by a bloody red thread, a collective of 30 French directors is experimenting with a new approach to the anthology of horror and fantasy.

Count Dracula, a vampire who regains his youth by drinking the blood of maidens, is pursued in London and Transylvania by Professor Van Helsing, Jonathan Harker and Quincey Morris.

In a snowy mountain village, a beautiful woman is found dead. The group who found her considered the woman "Yuki Onna", a beautiful snow woman ghost. However, the "snow woman" turns out to be very much alive, She begins a sensual affair with one of the travelers who had tried to saver her. However, the villagers still believe her to be a monster, and lead an attack on the cabin where she's hiding.

A psychotic criminal couple kidnaps a random teenage couple. The woman rapes the male captive, and lets him watch his lover being raped by the man. They then plan to sacrifice the couple.

A modern horror omnibus inspired by the over-the-top shocks of Paris' early 20th century Theatre du Grand Guignol, including six bizarre tales from seven of horror's most transgressive filmmakers. "One of the best horror anthologies of all time." -Paste

A mother (Dee Wallace) must protect her family on Christmas Day from a demented stranger who is hell-bent on tearing them apart.

A romantic young writer, struggling financially in London, escapes to his birthplace, the rural mountain town of Siatista, where his imaginative father died under mysterious circumstances. If houses dreamt, who would wake them?

A young girl who has an amazing ability to communicate with insects is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.

A bizarre tale of government skullduggery, satanic killings, zodiacal mayhem and messianic horror! Also known as SUICIDE CULT and once labelled a UK "Video Nasty." Starring Playboy centerfold Monica Tidwell.

Four nurses career minded to the point go neglecting their families, were relentless even at their jobs, They breached most of the medical ethics regarding the treatment they gave their patients and many lives had to pay...

The peaceful life of a middle aged architect Francis turns upside down after the street attack.

A Manhattan composer is consumed by grief after his wife and daughter are killed in a shocking accident. But when he moves to a secluded Victorian mansion, he finds himself haunted by a paranormal entity that may unleash an even more disturbing secret. Based on actual events.

Mary Blackwell travels to her hometown of Maiden Hollow to clear out her deceased father's house. The villagers are hostile, while a local priest takes an unhealthy interest in Mary's daughter Alice, sparking a series of surreal fantasies on the brink of insanity.

Love hurts! After bonding over their mutual dislike of grapes, a manicurist and a strip club owner discover another commonality: they're both bloodthirsty serial killers.

A mind-bending portrait of Mexico City, reflected in a series of dark, grotesque, sordid, and violent misfit characters. "A Dante’s Inferno of a retro-horror fantasy" -B&S About Movies

When Chris Rhymer, and her young son Jeremy, are forced to relocate to a small, rural community, they have no idea of the past terror that their presence re-awakens.

Home is where the hurt is. Lily finds herself in the living room, staring at four dead bodies. "Brilliant, and highlights how people can hide who they are and the lies that photos can tell." -Bloody Disgusting

Two boys are released from prison on their eighteenth birthdays after killing a three-year old when they were ten.

A late night TV presenter receives a snuff tape, in which a woman is brutally killed. She decides to take a crew out to a location indicated in the tape, but only death and despair await them.

In this 80s monster flick, Laverne comes home after a hot and sweaty aerobics workout with one thing on her mind - a nice relaxing bath. Unbeknownst to poor Laverne, she's got a killer clog in her pipes! You'll never bathe again.

Strange things are happening in Druid Hills, Kentucky. People say there are "large Great White sharks swimming in the corn stalks!" Meanwhile, a serial killer is on the loose.

Producer Tony Newton presents a stomach turning collection of the most disturbing faux snuff short films ever found on the internet, not for the easily disturbed or triggered.

From the minds of Dario Argento and Lamberto Bava comes DEMONS 2, the sequel to the surprise horror hit, DEMONS! There's a scary movie on television and the residents of a luxury high-rise building have their eyes glued to their sets. Unfortunately for a young birthday girl, a demonic evil is released through her TV and partygoers soon find themselves fighting an army of murderous monsters!

Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll... and Dracula. Then You Die! Leila, a lonely young teen, parties with her friends in a warehouse. As the social barriers between the sexes crumble, she hides from the boys, but senses there is someone else who wants her who is not of this world.

Two young women working the night shift at a secluded gas station unwittingly become the stars of a terrifying livestream show on the dark web. "Horror in its rawest form." -Nerdly

A young sailor falls in love with a mysterious woman who performs as a mermaid at the local carnival. In time, he suspects the girl might be a real mermaid - drawing men to a watery death whenever there's a full moon.

That twisted producer Tony Newton presents another vomit-bag worthy collection of the most sickening short films ever found on the internet, which are not recommended for those easily offended or triggered and will get under your skin and into the pit of your stomach.

A young woman is murdered, her body dismembered, its parts dumped across Vienna. Based on a true story. "Confidently balances between emotional immersion and reporting from outside." -Kino Zeit

Deep in the rural English countryside, two tempting daughters of Erebus, the woeful wraith-like phantoms Fran and Miriam, prey on the innocent and the foolishly brave to tread alone.

In a small Southern town, four vigilantes wrongfully execute a mentally-challenged man, but after the court sets them free mysterious "accidents" begin to kill them off one by one.

An ailing vampire count travels to Italy with his servant to find a bride.

A family-owned meat shop struggling to survive stumbles onto the secret of success - and is obliged to keep up with a newly-discovered and insatiable customer demand.

When a trio of beautiful young women journey to their ancestral home to claim an inheritance, they fall prey to a coven of witches intent on reincarnating their deceased vampire leader.

Three young women encounter car trouble during a rainstorm on the way to a concert from their favorite band, Dragonsclaw. When they venture into the woods to find help, they stumble upon the lair of a flesh-masked maniac whose killing instrument of choice is a meathook. No one will survive and nothing will be left of them!

Police try to capture someone who is commiting ritual murders of women during Mardi Gras in New Orleans.

A body builder must save himself and his friends from a demonic ghost.

An abnormal taxi driver lusts for blood every rainy night, and several young women are killed as a result.

Mary witnesses the brutal suicide of her Father. The End of Days is upon the world; famine, drought, looting, and chaos are ripping the world apart, but what is the Holy Church actually doing? "Better than The Exorcist." -House of Tortured Souls

A married couple decides to spend a weekend in a remote cabin, but their romantic getaway takes a turn for the worst, when a seething suspicion turns into pure madness. "A twist that shocks the senses." –HorrorTalk

In 1995, legendary director Bruno Mattei stunned the civilized world with the ultimate sharksploitation saga. Released in some countries as JAWS 5. "A level of cinematic thievery never experienced before." -B-Movie Film Vault

When Danny and Zoe decide to buy an old haunted attraction, they think they'll have fun and make money. After meeting with the groundskeeper, they learn the property has a bloody past. They hire a full cast of haunt actors who work together to bring the haunt back from the dead. On opening night, no one stands a chance as Teddy returns to his old stomping ground for more blood!

Twenty-five years after the "Camp Murder" massacre, Tommy Heller has escaped from the mental institution to return to the camp where it all started. From cult legend Mark Polonia.

A bumbling young film crew, shooting a low-budget horror in an abandoned orphanage, discovers that a family of sadistic killers has rewritten their script.

On their last day of high school seven gorgeous girls have a slumber party to celebrate their going away to college. Across town, a maniacal chef goes on a killing spree. Can their gym coach (Debbie Rochon) come to the rescue of the bikini clad group' No', but when Chef Death (Rob Cosgrove) shows up at the party, hilarity ensues and the bloodbath begins.

Experience the hallucinatory debut by director Jeremy Kasten (THE WIZARD OF GORE) about a young amnesiac committed to an asylum where madness and murder may rip apart his mind forever. Starring Andras Jones (A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 4), Seth Green (ROBOT CHICKEN), Jeffrey Combs (RE-ANIMATOR), Wendy Robie (TWIN PEAKS), Ted Raimi (SKINNER), and Alice Cooper.

A troubled private investigator embarks on an unusual assignment to observe a woman from an abandoned apartment. As he witnesses bizarre happenings surrounding her, he begins to feel and see a dark presence which slowly threatens to consume him.

Elena and Andrea, a young married couple, arrive at their newly bought country house. A disturbing atmosphere pervades the old mansion: something is lurking under the ancient foundations, something that will affect them more than they could ever imagine...

Caligula's four-year reign and descent into madness are revisited through slanderous vignettes and blunt historical facts.

When a bullied student at a New England girls school becomes comatose after a prank gone wrong, tormenters will suffer graphic telepathic punishment.

Three teenagers go to a historical farmhouse for the weekend and are caught up in the midst of a war between violent, mysterious and ancient forces. Whichever side wins, they lose.

Michelle is one part sexual nymph, one part man-hating psycho, and one part 12-year-old child. When she catches the eye of Andy, it turns his life upside down and their relationship becomes the formula for passion, pleasure, and pain.

Through short stories linked together by a bloody red thread, a collective of French directors is experimenting with a new approach to the anthology of horror and fantasy. Mr. Rabbit is the second installment in the French Blood series, combining hyper-designed aesthetics with chilling horror stories.

Waking up on a stage, Sayaka and Tsuda find themselves confined by evil mastermind Ando working with Sayaka's husband, Yamazaki. Discovering the adultery of his young wife and his secretary, Yamazaki asks Ando to use "Kinbaku" (bondage) as punishment for his wife's betrayal - but Sayaka's reaction gradually changes by Ando's skilled and erotic bondage technique.

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A bold vérité documentary and feel-good portrait of a sprightly 75-year-old priest who tends to 20+ villages in the idyllic French Pyrénées. "Leisurely but engrossing, often touching, and in the end surprising." -Video Librarian

When a bullied student at a New England girls school becomes comatose after a prank gone wrong, tormenters will suffer graphic telepathic punishment.

A special glimpse of legendary Nate Wiley and his jazz trio, the original Crowd Pleasers, at the iconic Bob and Barbara's Lounge on South Street, Philadelphia. Nate Wiley on tenor, Cliff Lamar on drums and Howard Candie on the Hammond B3 set the scene.

When one of sex therapist extraordinaire Linda's patients turns out to be harboring the plans to a top-secret government computer, both the KGB and the CIA attempt to enlist Linda in their efforts to steal the data.

What happens to art in the Internet age? A documentary on the evolving relationship between contemporary art, audience and digital technology. "Puts together two opposing thoughts, leading to new thoughts." -art4d

A carefree young Rastafarian is prompted to go on a search for his father, who he never met, in Cape Verde, and finds his roots. FIPRESCI and Sophia Award Winner.

Unresolved conflicts force Juana to revisit long-kept emotions after she runs into her ex-boyfriend during her annual religious pilgrimage. "A minimalist tale in a seldom-filmed setting." -Roger's Movie Nation

An experiential introduction to Shakespeare Award-winning poet Mandy Kahn and the process behind her immersive, performative, peace-building poems. "A sun-powered X-ray into the process of a great artist." - PEN Award-winning author Mitch Horowitz

Robert Mugge filmed jazz great Sun Ra on location in Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. between 1978 and 1980.

THERE WERE ALWAYS DOGS, NEVER KIDS is a documentary ode to legendary New York City video store Alan's Alley, where bizarrely arranged movies enticed clientele from cinephile to celebrity to local prison inmate. Charismatic owner Alan Sklar sifts through the nuance of his neon-flickering livelihood, in his store’s last days as a fixture in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood.

A young Japanese woman in London, where she moves to study painting, becomes passionately entwined with an artist, an older British man. Their age difference brings on the judgment of family and friends, while their bond continues to strengthen. Then secrets emerge…

A gothic punk Caribbean love story arises in the ruins of a coconut plantation in rural Trinidad. "Both haunting and haunted, a palpably realized fever dream of a film." -Caribbean Beat

Brian Scott Pfeifle changes his name to Felix, enters psychoanalysis and sets out to befriend Archduke Otto von Habsburg. "An eccentric character study that is as colourful and personable as its subject is." -Cinemablographer

You Are Here is a smartly-crafted commentary on our modern day existence. Comprised of interconnected mini-narratives, the film’s characters find themselves trapped in bizarre social experiments of their own making.

The man is Henry Miller and the room is his bathroom, where the author soliloquizes about life, writing, sex, spirituality, nightmares, and New York. "An intimate portrayal of a man who lived openly." -Quotes Yes

The fight for Lithuanian independence in 1991 gave a group of young men the chance to be heroes. "Perfect for any child that loves war games." -BB Reviews

An incredible and moving portrait of three family members and their connection to the activist Plowshares movement. Ellen Grady shares the story of meeting her partner, Peter De Mott, and raising a family alongside their abnormal life, protesting nuclear weapons and war.

When an idealistic grade school teacher finds out that children in her school are going hungry - thanks to federal cutbacks - it compels her to do things she wouldn't have thought she could do. "Hungry is a little gem, and so important" - Artemis Women In Action Film Festival

Iranian-American artist Moosa Harooni transforms seashells into heartfelt miniature sculptures of legendary characters, kings and poets, and ordinary people.

A new documentary about the painful and poignant final days of the tragic couple Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen

Little Frunz is a disaster waiting to happen. He leaves Paris for Yerevan, where he lectures on good design and his unremitting love of cement. Revolution is in the air. Based on a book by Veken Berberian.

When Mama Peace is diagnosed with breast cancer, she struggles to raise funds for treatment, make ends meet, and hold onto her Christian faith. "A powerful and one-of-a-kind story." -eelive

Weaving together natural history and biography, A Life Among Whales delves deeply into the unique relationship between humans and whales as told by renowned whale biologist and activist Dr. Roger Payne.

A creative documentary on writing history to solidify peace in a post-civil war society. "Casts a cool eye on the oddly surreal social landscape of the country after years of civil war." -The Progressive Magazine

A former star footballer turned social justice campaigner returns to his home town, befriends a young wannabe filmmaker who recently lost his father and is persuaded, despite opposition, into coaching the town's struggling footy team. He recruits refugees to make up the numbers with hilarious results, taking the community on a journey of change.

Lola believes there's more to life than just volleyball and investigates the possibility of attending university after school. Made during Apartheid in South Africa

A girl with a sharp mind and a weakness for bourbon finds herself on the trail of a reclusive genius. But her work takes a series of unforeseen twists, and she plunges into a dark world of earth-shattering cosmological secrets. "A mesmerizing and sexy head trip." -Geek Monthly

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Dreams are the sturdiest vessels for twenty-somethings Ali and Eda, landlocked in the shipyards of Istanbul. "Lovingly crafted with excellent direction and editing." -DVD Compare

Horsemouth is a reggae drummer. He earns precious little from his music, so he sets himself up hustling records on the side. Things get nasty when mafia types steal his motorbike, and his friends want to help. An cult classic, ROCKERS was filmed in the late-70s on the real reggae scene of Kingston, Jamaica.

A promiscuous young woman struggles with her emotions when the one man she cares deeply about, her equally restless father, finally finds true love.

Through short stories linked together by a bloody red thread, a collective of 30 French directors is experimenting with a new approach to the anthology of horror and fantasy.

After being smuggled into Trinidad and Tobago, an illegal Chinese immigrant discovers the true cost of her passage. "Offers a focused look at the lives of people who would otherwise go unnoticed. -Keeping it Reel

An American writer in Rome is talked and harassed by a serial killer who is murdering everyone associated with his work on his latest book.

An aging porn star agrees to participate in an "art film" in order to make a clean break from the business, only to discover that he has been drafted into making a pedophilia and necrophilia themed snuff film.

A gothic punk Caribbean love story arises in the ruins of a coconut plantation in rural Trinidad. "Both haunting and haunted, a palpably realized fever dream of a film." -Caribbean Beat

A girl lives in an isolated country, enclosed by a huge wall. She has never traveled anywhere, but all her life she has dreamed of leaving forever for a perfect world called Abroad.

A film-within-a-film exploring the body in motion, frame by frame. The sensation one gets is of tension... expectation... shock, while the glorious, trenchant music of R. Murray Schafer further adds to the intense "high" of the film.

Two women embark on a love affair. Iva is desperately in love, then her father appears. Hedi feels strongly attached. Winner of a Bavarian Film Prize, Best New Director, and other awards.

A modern horror omnibus inspired by the over-the-top shocks of Paris' early 20th century Theatre du Grand Guignol, including six bizarre tales from seven of horror's most transgressive filmmakers. "One of the best horror anthologies of all time." -Paste

An abnormal taxi driver lusts for blood every rainy night, and several young women are killed as a result.

A psychotic criminal couple kidnaps a random teenage couple. The woman rapes the male captive, and lets him watch his lover being raped by the man. They then plan to sacrifice the couple.

In an age devoid of memory and truth, a man encounters his soulmate in the BLUE DESERT. Winner of multiple awards and based on Yoko Ono's first art book, Grapefruit.

Through short stories linked together by a bloody red thread, a collective of French directors is experimenting with a new approach to the anthology of horror and fantasy. Mr. Rabbit is the second installment in the French Blood series, combining hyper-designed aesthetics with chilling horror stories.

A boy, a girl, a space-alien and fried chicken.

A day at the lake. Andrej's ex-girlfriend Nadia pays him a visit. Nadia and Andrej's former best mate Claudius are a couple now. Nadia's request for help confronts Andrej with a shared dark secret.

The peaceful life of a middle aged architect Francis turns upside down after the street attack.

WITKIN AND WITKIN explores the worlds of identical twins, Joel-Peter, a world famous photographer and Jerome, a painter. "A profound meditation on art and an excellent dual-biopic." -Hammer to Nail

Icelandic politicians and businesses try to lure aluminum production to the island country. "Offers impassioned visual and rhetorical arguments [and] historical perspective." -Variety

An uninspired filmmaker crosses paths with the fascinating and beautiful student Ritsuko, and they begin an erotic relationship as she becomes his new muse. But when he puts her in his new film, his life starts to unravel and his reality turns delusional as he begins to lose his sanity.

This is the story of a tall 10-year-old girl. She is working on a school project that aims to explain how the world works to her class. She is faced with difficult social and political questions that even adults struggle to answer.

A portrait of neoliberal ideology imposing its dictates throughout the world. Behind the smokescreen, what's really going on? "It’s not the conservative part of neoconservative that's scary— it’s the neo." -The Georgia Straight

A dispossessed drug dealer and his derelict companions are part of a cool generation that confronts cultural decay in the back alleys of a city in Colombia. "A uniquely beautiful and soulful study of a small part of the underbelly of the underworld in Medellin." -Indiewire

Still mourning the loss of his beloved wife and daughter in a horrendous car accident, a reclusive sexagenarian decides to visit a rather peculiar and secretive brothel.

Odile, a young woman looking for adventure, is seduced by her neighbors, but the titillating new game turns dangerous when two unsavory players enter the mix.

A serial rapist relishes his attacks on women, but are they only fantasy? A debauched classic of the 1960s "roughie" genre.

Count Dracula, a vampire who regains his youth by drinking the blood of maidens, is pursued in London and Transylvania by Professor Van Helsing, Jonathan Harker and Quincey Morris.

When Danny and Zoe decide to buy an old haunted attraction, they think they'll have fun and make money. After meeting with the groundskeeper, they learn the property has a bloody past. They hire a full cast of haunt actors who work together to bring the haunt back from the dead. On opening night, no one stands a chance as Teddy returns to his old stomping ground for more blood!

In the most lavish of penthouses, visible only through keyholes, there exists an erotic and dangerous world. Highly-paid sex workers specialize in high-stakes games, and the richer the client, the wilder the ride. When a fantasy gets too rough for one call-girl, escaping becomes her reality.

A mind-bending portrait of Mexico City, reflected in a series of dark, grotesque, sordid, and violent misfit characters. "A Dante’s Inferno of a retro-horror fantasy" -B&S About Movies

The joy of a family seeing the Super Eagles of Nigeria win "Gold" against big teams in Atlanta '96 Olympics despite the odds stacked against them would seem like the long-awaited hope that the country needs.

Iranian-American artist Moosa Harooni transforms seashells into heartfelt miniature sculptures of legendary characters, kings and poets, and ordinary people.

We are all part of the same story. A feature-length documentary about the complexity of human migration and how this affects two friends in their day-to-day lives. "A heart-driven, superlatively human tale." -The Sound View

Lola believes there's more to life than just volleyball and investigates the possibility of attending university after school. Made during Apartheid in South Africa

Three teenagers go to a historical farmhouse for the weekend and are caught up in the midst of a war between violent, mysterious and ancient forces. Whichever side wins, they lose.

It's New Year's Eve, and everyone thinks that Marta and Jorge are the perfect couple. Too perfect. "Some of the most beautiful sequences in recent Portuguese cinema." -c7nema

A girl living alone in a post apocalyptic wasteland finds herself hunted down by marauders who want her to fight in their fighting pit for their entertainment.

A romantic young writer, struggling financially in London, escapes to his birthplace, the rural mountain town of Siatista, where his imaginative father died under mysterious circumstances. If houses dreamt, who would wake them?

Idling afternoons and psychedelic moods immersed in music provide an adrenaline rush for drifting youth in Lisbon. "A strong and mysterious homage to youth." -Cineuropa

Bullet Collector follows the traumas of a wide-eyed 14-year-old boy. Recalling the world of Antoine Doinel in François Truffaut's The 400 Blows, this unsettling, visually brilliant drama updates that classic by giving it a nightmarishly Russian spin.

What happens to art in the Internet age? A documentary on the evolving relationship between contemporary art, audience and digital technology. "Puts together two opposing thoughts, leading to new thoughts." -art4d

Depressed 17-year-old Sally is locked up in a pink, prison-like institution for teens who are so emotionally fµ¢ked that they’ve developed supernatural powers. The rebellion begins when Sally meets power-sociopath Ting-e-ling.

Waking up on a stage, Sayaka and Tsuda find themselves confined by evil mastermind Ando working with Sayaka's husband, Yamazaki. Discovering the adultery of his young wife and his secretary, Yamazaki asks Ando to use "Kinbaku" (bondage) as punishment for his wife's betrayal - but Sayaka's reaction gradually changes by Ando's skilled and erotic bondage technique.

Home is where the hurt is. Lily finds herself in the living room, staring at four dead bodies. "Brilliant, and highlights how people can hide who they are and the lies that photos can tell." -Bloody Disgusting

A young Japanese woman in London, where she moves to study painting, becomes passionately entwined with an artist, an older British man. Their age difference brings on the judgment of family and friends, while their bond continues to strengthen. Then secrets emerge…

A journey deep into the oldest music in the Western world - Greek music - guided by an eccentric musicologist who has dedicated his life to understanding and preserving it. An immersive sonic and visual feast that leaves the viewer feeling they've looked into a way of life that the 21st century has left behind. A call to arms for a different way of listening to music and understanding humanity.

Lina Romay - at her most lushly exposed and naturally comedic - stars in this oddball meta-spoof of carnal cabaret, alien breeding, group marriage, spy dramas, satanic cults, the 'Clasificada S' genre and more, all wrapped in Jess Franco's Godardian take on his own inimitable oeuvre.

Vidhan (Writ), a romantic drama, is a take on relationships. A casual conversation on the use of appropriate language sets off a whirlwind romance between Pranay and Akshar (Abhishek). They start meeting regularly and the romance blossoms. However, there is one issue - Akshar is a sex worker. The film takes us through the vicissitudes of their romantic journey.

A late night TV presenter receives a snuff tape, in which a woman is brutally killed. She decides to take a crew out to a location indicated in the tape, but only death and despair await them.

Unresolved conflicts force Juana to revisit long-kept emotions after she runs into her ex-boyfriend during her annual religious pilgrimage. "A minimalist tale in a seldom-filmed setting." -Roger's Movie Nation

It's the future, and humanity’s but a memory, existing only in scattered pieces. That is: until a pillow's needlepoint rendering of three individuals, collectively known as the Clothespin Freaks, finds the spark of life and surfaces towards freaky destiny. Aware of a purpose, the group begins assembling the remains of humanity.

A mysterious young woman is obsessed with Armenia and the archeology of the mental layers that represent identity. She documents her obsession through interviews with various individuals about their encounters with the protagonist, blurring the lines between truth and fiction.

The fight for Lithuanian independence in 1991 gave a group of young men the chance to be heroes. "Perfect for any child that loves war games." -BB Reviews

Martin is on his way up the coast for a quiet weekend. Out of nowhere an attractive teenage girl appears on the side of the road. He drives past, but when he stops at a scenic spot up the road, she knocks on his window and asks him for a ride. His decision to drive her home turns into a nightmare when she coerces him inside.

A group of ronin (masterless samurai) patiently plan and execute an assault on a rival Lord's estate, exacting revenge after their master was forced to commit seppuku (ritual suicide) for assaulting a court official. Set during the Tokugawa shogunate in 1701, based on a true story.

France, 1890. Inventor Louis Le Prince vanishes under mysterious circumstances right after he created a device that, five years later, the Lumière Brothers will call The Cinematographer.

Andrzej and Michal are two young teenagers who come together every summer in the small tourist village

In training for a long distance relationship, Mina and Enzo book rooms at an experimental B & B where each room represents a different city and time zone. Couples who commit to the course must adhere to its strict rules: no entering your partner’s room, no cell phones, only meeting for up to two hours a day, etc. The arrival of the proprietor’s niece, Gaia, dismantles all sense of reality.

The story of a generation's disillusionment and radicalization, set in the fervent years of the Greek economy's collapse. "Punchy, difficult, allegorically urgent Greek tragedy." -Indiewire

Two young adults in Shanghai, living separate lives, do what they can to break out of their postmodern loneliness. "You might call this Still Life with Cell Phones.” -Video Librarian

An Italian student enrolls at Oxford and disrupts the orderly pattern of undergraduate life by refusing to conform to the university's staid traditions and code behavior.

Two aboriginal adolescents discover that life isn't fair in this thrilling teenage story of survival, set in the Australian desert. Hungry, hurt, rejected and aimed at escape, together Samson & Delilah follow the signs of true love.

Fanni has had enough of money and Anna has had enough of pigs. They embark on a Marxist adventure. "Any allegorical interpretations are as open-ended as Bettina Köster’s slamming techno-pop score is emphatic." -Variety

Little Frunz is a disaster waiting to happen. He leaves Paris for Yerevan, where he lectures on good design and his unremitting love of cement. Revolution is in the air. Based on a book by Veken Berberian.

Critically acclaimed DO PAHAR recounts the unlikely and fascinating friendship that forms between Sudha, an elderly abused woman and Bilal, a young hit man who she observes one day planning to murder her neighbor. He becomes her hero and savior; she becomes his most improbable partner-in-crime.

The Safe House, is a tale of a University teacher, who has been brought to a detention center where he meets a young Hindu boy who falls prey to severe military interrogation and torture.

Elena and Andrea, a young married couple, arrive at their newly bought country house. A disturbing atmosphere pervades the old mansion: something is lurking under the ancient foundations, something that will affect them more than they could ever imagine...

A carefree young Rastafarian is prompted to go on a search for his father, who he never met, in Cape Verde, and finds his roots. FIPRESCI and Sophia Award Winner.

Inspired by Pirandello's l'Innesto, THE GRAFT tells a story of sexual violence, love, sexism, and marriage. Laura and Giorgio have been married for 7 years, unable to conceive a child. Away on a seaside painting retreat, Laura is raped and becomes pregnant. Personal dramas conflict between husband and wife, magnifying the question of whether to keep the child.

A young woman with Down syndrome refuses to be defined by disability and takes control of her own life. Her ambition to become a motor mechanic.

A former star footballer turned social justice campaigner returns to his home town, befriends a young wannabe filmmaker who recently lost his father and is persuaded, despite opposition, into coaching the town's struggling footy team. He recruits refugees to make up the numbers with hilarious results, taking the community on a journey of change.

This frantic, music-infused indie Indian tale looks at one young man and his dreams of becoming a rap star. Gandu is a startlingly bold and wildly entertaining example of new Indian filmmaking- which, ironically, is banned in India.

In 2072 Rome, Italy, the ruthless CEO of a TV networks plots to stage a modern series of gladiator games for ratings while one ‘contestant’ learns of a conspiracy behind the true nature of the results.

One day, Soumaya is fired from her job. She then sees on TV that news outlets are linking her to jihadist circles, days after her apartment is raided by police...

When Mama Peace is diagnosed with breast cancer, she struggles to raise funds for treatment, make ends meet, and hold onto her Christian faith. "A powerful and one-of-a-kind story." -eelive

A body builder must save himself and his friends from a demonic ghost.

A young woman is murdered, her body dismembered, its parts dumped across Vienna. Based on a true story. "Confidently balances between emotional immersion and reporting from outside." -Kino Zeit

A bold vérité documentary and feel-good portrait of a sprightly 75-year-old priest who tends to 20+ villages in the idyllic French Pyrénées. "Leisurely but engrossing, often touching, and in the end surprising." -Video Librarian

Seductive Messalina will stop at nothing to become the most powerful woman in Rome.

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SOCIALLY DARING CINEMA

This is the story of a tall 10-year-old girl. She is working on a school project that aims to explain how the world works to her class. She is faced with difficult social and political questions that even adults struggle to answer.

In the most lavish of penthouses, visible only through keyholes, there exists an erotic and dangerous world. Highly-paid sex workers specialize in high-stakes games, and the richer the client, the wilder the ride. When a fantasy gets too rough for one call-girl, escaping becomes her reality.

When Mama Peace is diagnosed with breast cancer, she struggles to raise funds for treatment, make ends meet, and hold onto her Christian faith. "A powerful and one-of-a-kind story." -eelive

Weaving together natural history and biography, A Life Among Whales delves deeply into the unique relationship between humans and whales as told by renowned whale biologist and activist Dr. Roger Payne.

To win back his girlfriend, Paul decides to make a film about his love life, job, and all the funny things that happen behind the scenes at the casting agency! "Bold, progressive and brave." -SPL!NG

Michelle is one part sexual nymph, one part man-hating psycho, and one part 12-year-old child. When she catches the eye of Andy, it turns his life upside down and their relationship becomes the formula for passion, pleasure, and pain.

After being smuggled into Trinidad and Tobago, an illegal Chinese immigrant discovers the true cost of her passage. "Offers a focused look at the lives of people who would otherwise go unnoticed. -Keeping it Reel

Two young adults in Shanghai, living separate lives, do what they can to break out of their postmodern loneliness. "You might call this Still Life with Cell Phones.” -Video Librarian

A romantic young writer, struggling financially in London, escapes to his birthplace, the rural mountain town of Siatista, where his imaginative father died under mysterious circumstances. If houses dreamt, who would wake them?

Two enemy soldiers get locked up in a tunnel below the World War I front. Sharing the same fate, they need each other to survive.

A young woman is murdered, her body dismembered, its parts dumped across Vienna. Based on a true story. "Confidently balances between emotional immersion and reporting from outside." -Kino Zeit

A young woman with Down syndrome refuses to be defined by disability and takes control of her own life. Her ambition to become a motor mechanic.

You Are Here is a smartly-crafted commentary on our modern day existence. Comprised of interconnected mini-narratives, the film’s characters find themselves trapped in bizarre social experiments of their own making.

Eva, a young reserved girl, arrives at the Refuge, a woman's aid center run by Mrs Kane. There she is introduced to the other girls who greet her with mistrust and distance. The Refuge is threatened by government cuts in funding that would leave the girls, homeless. Until they unite in a final act of protest.

A day at the lake. Andrej's ex-girlfriend Nadia pays him a visit. Nadia and Andrej's former best mate Claudius are a couple now. Nadia's request for help confronts Andrej with a shared dark secret.

Home is where the hurt is. Lily finds herself in the living room, staring at four dead bodies. "Brilliant, and highlights how people can hide who they are and the lies that photos can tell." -Bloody Disgusting

A gothic punk Caribbean love story arises in the ruins of a coconut plantation in rural Trinidad. "Both haunting and haunted, a palpably realized fever dream of a film." -Caribbean Beat

Two aboriginal adolescents discover that life isn't fair in this thrilling teenage story of survival, set in the Australian desert. Hungry, hurt, rejected and aimed at escape, together Samson & Delilah follow the signs of true love.

We are all part of the same story. A feature-length documentary about the complexity of human migration and how this affects two friends in their day-to-day lives. "A heart-driven, superlatively human tale." -The Sound View

Fanni has had enough of money and Anna has had enough of pigs. They embark on a Marxist adventure. "Any allegorical interpretations are as open-ended as Bettina Köster’s slamming techno-pop score is emphatic." -Variety

Martin is on his way up the coast for a quiet weekend. Out of nowhere an attractive teenage girl appears on the side of the road. He drives past, but when he stops at a scenic spot up the road, she knocks on his window and asks him for a ride. His decision to drive her home turns into a nightmare when she coerces him inside.

The story of a generation's disillusionment and radicalization, set in the fervent years of the Greek economy's collapse. "Punchy, difficult, allegorically urgent Greek tragedy." -Indiewire

A psychotic criminal couple kidnaps a random teenage couple. The woman rapes the male captive, and lets him watch his lover being raped by the man. They then plan to sacrifice the couple.

A carefree young Rastafarian is prompted to go on a search for his father, who he never met, in Cape Verde, and finds his roots. FIPRESCI and Sophia Award Winner.

Two women embark on a love affair. Iva is desperately in love, then her father appears. Hedi feels strongly attached. Winner of a Bavarian Film Prize, Best New Director, and other awards.

An Italian student enrolls at Oxford and disrupts the orderly pattern of undergraduate life by refusing to conform to the university's staid traditions and code behavior.

A sci-fi thriller/dark comedy in which a scientist invents time travel and is zapped 6 months into the future. But that future is one where he is a hunted man for murder. He needs to travel back in time to solve the mystery.

A successful photographer is living the life of her dreams with the love of her life in New York City. Their idyllic happiness is shattered unexpectedly, and she struggles to accept the reality of her loss.

Two boys are released from prison on their eighteenth birthdays after killing a three-year old when they were ten.

Dreams are the sturdiest vessels for twenty-somethings Ali and Eda, landlocked in the shipyards of Istanbul. "Lovingly crafted with excellent direction and editing." -DVD Compare

The peaceful life of a middle aged architect Francis turns upside down after the street attack.

Plínio is a ten year old boy who goes to live with his grandmother in the countryside. Bored with the place, his life begins to change when he gains a doll named Frank from his grandmother.

One day, Soumaya is fired from her job. She then sees on TV that news outlets are linking her to jihadist circles, days after her apartment is raided by police...

A dramatization of the horrific and notorious Manson Family Murders, in the form of super 8 home movies.

A promiscuous young woman struggles with her emotions when the one man she cares deeply about, her equally restless father, finally finds true love.

A group of ronin (masterless samurai) patiently plan and execute an assault on a rival Lord's estate, exacting revenge after their master was forced to commit seppuku (ritual suicide) for assaulting a court official. Set during the Tokugawa shogunate in 1701, based on a true story.

Henning, a fashion photographer, is driven by visions of artistic glory. Encouraged by a literary agent to produce a volume of erotic nudes, he takes aim at the perfect layout with his favorite model, Leslie. All seems to be going well until the mysterious Joyce appears.

Critically acclaimed DO PAHAR recounts the unlikely and fascinating friendship that forms between Sudha, an elderly abused woman and Bilal, a young hit man who she observes one day planning to murder her neighbor. He becomes her hero and savior; she becomes his most improbable partner-in-crime.

Sexy, sharp, and a straight-up hustler, Stormy Mattinson is one of the world's most successful madams, running a multi-million dollar escort agency, Companions, in California and Utah. A MADAM’S HEAVEN AND HELL gives a firsthand, behind-the-scenes look at her tumultuous life at the top of the industry, baring witness to all the personal and professional dramas at play.

THERE WERE ALWAYS DOGS, NEVER KIDS is a documentary ode to legendary New York City video store Alan's Alley, where bizarrely arranged movies enticed clientele from cinephile to celebrity to local prison inmate. Charismatic owner Alan Sklar sifts through the nuance of his neon-flickering livelihood, in his store’s last days as a fixture in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood.

John Daly, an ex-Neo Nazi, fled to Israel when his gang tried to kill him for being Jewish. An old Skinhead friend finds John 25 years later and suggests they visit concentration camps in an effort to make amends for their past.

WITKIN AND WITKIN explores the worlds of identical twins, Joel-Peter, a world famous photographer and Jerome, a painter. "A profound meditation on art and an excellent dual-biopic." -Hammer to Nail

After Ivan was diagnosed with ALS, his relationship with Lucas is challenged when he starts to lose control of his own body.

Disgruntled housewife, Joan revamps her stenography service into a thriving prostitution ring made up of the neighborhood women. Auteur, Joseph Sarno creates a hotbed of titilating fun.

Inspired by Pirandello's l'Innesto, THE GRAFT tells a story of sexual violence, love, sexism, and marriage. Laura and Giorgio have been married for 7 years, unable to conceive a child. Away on a seaside painting retreat, Laura is raped and becomes pregnant. Personal dramas conflict between husband and wife, magnifying the question of whether to keep the child.

In an age devoid of memory and truth, a man encounters his soulmate in the BLUE DESERT. Winner of multiple awards and based on Yoko Ono's first art book, Grapefruit.

A wealthy New York playboy prone to eccentricity and mischief dies unexpectedly, and his socialite friends are summoned for a viewing of his video will. "A tone-deaf riff on social manners and class mores." Screen Space

Icelandic politicians and businesses try to lure aluminum production to the island country. "Offers impassioned visual and rhetorical arguments [and] historical perspective." -Variety

When an idealistic grade school teacher finds out that children in her school are going hungry - thanks to federal cutbacks - it compels her to do things she wouldn't have thought she could do. "Hungry is a little gem, and so important" - Artemis Women In Action Film Festival

A girl with a sharp mind and a weakness for bourbon finds herself on the trail of a reclusive genius. But her work takes a series of unforeseen twists, and she plunges into a dark world of earth-shattering cosmological secrets. "A mesmerizing and sexy head trip." -Geek Monthly

A serial rapist relishes his attacks on women, but are they only fantasy? A debauched classic of the 1960s "roughie" genre.

Bullet Collector follows the traumas of a wide-eyed 14-year-old boy. Recalling the world of Antoine Doinel in François Truffaut's The 400 Blows, this unsettling, visually brilliant drama updates that classic by giving it a nightmarishly Russian spin.

Four nurses career minded to the point go neglecting their families, were relentless even at their jobs, They breached most of the medical ethics regarding the treatment they gave their patients and many lives had to pay...

Unresolved conflicts force Juana to revisit long-kept emotions after she runs into her ex-boyfriend during her annual religious pilgrimage. "A minimalist tale in a seldom-filmed setting." -Roger's Movie Nation

An experiential introduction to Shakespeare Award-winning poet Mandy Kahn and the process behind her immersive, performative, peace-building poems. "A sun-powered X-ray into the process of a great artist." - PEN Award-winning author Mitch Horowitz

Vidhan (Writ), a romantic drama, is a take on relationships. A casual conversation on the use of appropriate language sets off a whirlwind romance between Pranay and Akshar (Abhishek). They start meeting regularly and the romance blossoms. However, there is one issue - Akshar is a sex worker. The film takes us through the vicissitudes of their romantic journey.

Seductive Messalina will stop at nothing to become the most powerful woman in Rome.

A bold vérité documentary and feel-good portrait of a sprightly 75-year-old priest who tends to 20+ villages in the idyllic French Pyrénées. "Leisurely but engrossing, often touching, and in the end surprising." -Video Librarian

A weary young drug addict clings to a once hopeful life, amidst the sweat and unforgiving heat of Jacksonville, Florida.

Say hello to Hollywood outcast, best-selling author and chronicler of the rich and famous, Dominick Dunne. "Demonstrates... how the creative urge is something that refuses to age along with the body." -The Age

This frantic, music-infused indie Indian tale looks at one young man and his dreams of becoming a rap star. Gandu is a startlingly bold and wildly entertaining example of new Indian filmmaking- which, ironically, is banned in India.

It's New Year's Eve, and everyone thinks that Marta and Jorge are the perfect couple. Too perfect. "Some of the most beautiful sequences in recent Portuguese cinema." -c7nema

Still mourning the loss of his beloved wife and daughter in a horrendous car accident, a reclusive sexagenarian decides to visit a rather peculiar and secretive brothel.

When heavily armed campus police broke into the University of Florida campus apartment of disabled and unarmed Ghanaian doctoral student Kofi Adu-Brempong and, within a minute of entry, shot him in the face, his life was forever changed.

A woman's journey to and across the soul-destroying chasm between veterans and others. Endorsed by the Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences, Returning Veterans Project, and other organizations.

In training for a long distance relationship, Mina and Enzo book rooms at an experimental B & B where each room represents a different city and time zone. Couples who commit to the course must adhere to its strict rules: no entering your partner’s room, no cell phones, only meeting for up to two hours a day, etc. The arrival of the proprietor’s niece, Gaia, dismantles all sense of reality.

Inga, a 17 year-old, is sent to live with a scheming aunt who wants her to become mistress of her rich neighbour. She falls for a common young man instead.

Iranian-American artist Moosa Harooni transforms seashells into heartfelt miniature sculptures of legendary characters, kings and poets, and ordinary people.

An uninspired filmmaker crosses paths with the fascinating and beautiful student Ritsuko, and they begin an erotic relationship as she becomes his new muse. But when he puts her in his new film, his life starts to unravel and his reality turns delusional as he begins to lose his sanity.

What happens to art in the Internet age? A documentary on the evolving relationship between contemporary art, audience and digital technology. "Puts together two opposing thoughts, leading to new thoughts." -art4d

A dispossessed drug dealer and his derelict companions are part of a cool generation that confronts cultural decay in the back alleys of a city in Colombia. "A uniquely beautiful and soulful study of a small part of the underbelly of the underworld in Medellin." -Indiewire

A disgraced ex-soldier travels to New York City to become the first American born-and-raised suicide bomber, but an unexpected relationship complicates his plan.

A troubled private investigator embarks on an unusual assignment to observe a woman from an abandoned apartment. As he witnesses bizarre happenings surrounding her, he begins to feel and see a dark presence which slowly threatens to consume him.

A former star footballer turned social justice campaigner returns to his home town, befriends a young wannabe filmmaker who recently lost his father and is persuaded, despite opposition, into coaching the town's struggling footy team. He recruits refugees to make up the numbers with hilarious results, taking the community on a journey of change.

A documentary that exposes the rich growing subculture of hip-hop that was developed in New York City in late 70s and early 80s, specifically focusing on graffiti art and breakdancing

Idling afternoons and psychedelic moods immersed in music provide an adrenaline rush for drifting youth in Lisbon. "A strong and mysterious homage to youth." -Cineuropa

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EYE-OPENING DOCUMENTARIES

Robert Mugge filmed jazz great Sun Ra on location in Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. between 1978 and 1980.

When heavily armed campus police broke into the University of Florida campus apartment of disabled and unarmed Ghanaian doctoral student Kofi Adu-Brempong and, within a minute of entry, shot him in the face, his life was forever changed.

Sexy, sharp, and a straight-up hustler, Stormy Mattinson is one of the world's most successful madams, running a multi-million dollar escort agency, Companions, in California and Utah. A MADAM’S HEAVEN AND HELL gives a firsthand, behind-the-scenes look at her tumultuous life at the top of the industry, baring witness to all the personal and professional dramas at play.

Based on Erich Von Daniken's book purporting to prove that throughout history aliens have visited earth.

Director Christopher Felver has crafted an incisive, sharply-wrought portrait of American poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti that explores his vital role as catalyst for numerous literary careers and for the Beat movement itself. Interviews with Ferlinghetti and other significant figures reveal a rich melange of characters and events that came together in postwar America

A stunning celebration of Black Creole music and the spirit of fierce competition. Legendary musicians Boozoo Chavis and Beau Jocque stake their claims, onstage and off, each one as a new self-proclaimed King of Zydeco. Expertly captured by filmmaker Robert Mugge in early-90s Southwest Louisiana

WITKIN AND WITKIN explores the worlds of identical twins, Joel-Peter, a world famous photographer and Jerome, a painter. "A profound meditation on art and an excellent dual-biopic." -Hammer to Nail

A bold vérité documentary and feel-good portrait of a sprightly 75-year-old priest who tends to 20+ villages in the idyllic French Pyrénées. "Leisurely but engrossing, often touching, and in the end surprising." -Video Librarian

An experiential introduction to Shakespeare Award-winning poet Mandy Kahn and the process behind her immersive, performative, peace-building poems. "A sun-powered X-ray into the process of a great artist." - PEN Award-winning author Mitch Horowitz

A definitive look at one of the greatest visionaries of the Gilded Age, Edith Wharton. Includes the only known film footage of Wharton in existence. "An obscure but fascinating documentary." -The Arts Fuse

John Daly, an ex-Neo Nazi, fled to Israel when his gang tried to kill him for being Jewish. An old Skinhead friend finds John 25 years later and suggests they visit concentration camps in an effort to make amends for their past.

Say hello to Hollywood outcast, best-selling author and chronicler of the rich and famous, Dominick Dunne. "Demonstrates... how the creative urge is something that refuses to age along with the body." -The Age

Weaving together natural history and biography, A Life Among Whales delves deeply into the unique relationship between humans and whales as told by renowned whale biologist and activist Dr. Roger Payne.

A creative documentary on writing history to solidify peace in a post-civil war society. "Casts a cool eye on the oddly surreal social landscape of the country after years of civil war." -The Progressive Magazine

A portrait of neoliberal ideology imposing its dictates throughout the world. Behind the smokescreen, what's really going on? "It’s not the conservative part of neoconservative that's scary— it’s the neo." -The Georgia Straight

What happens to art in the Internet age? A documentary on the evolving relationship between contemporary art, audience and digital technology. "Puts together two opposing thoughts, leading to new thoughts." -art4d

A documentary that exposes the rich growing subculture of hip-hop that was developed in New York City in late 70s and early 80s, specifically focusing on graffiti art and breakdancing

From Berlin and Vienna in the 1930s; from New York to Chicago, New Orleans, Los Angeles and San Francisco in the 1950’s, ‘60s and ‘70s; on the grew women Beat post, ruth weiss, has written, performed, painted, and filmed the fact that her, ‘one more step west is the sea…” Thomas Anotnic traces her pioneering art and her world without boundaries.

A special glimpse of legendary Nate Wiley and his jazz trio, the original Crowd Pleasers, at the iconic Bob and Barbara's Lounge on South Street, Philadelphia. Nate Wiley on tenor, Cliff Lamar on drums and Howard Candie on the Hammond B3 set the scene.

A group of Texas women band together to resurrect roller derby for the 21st century. Join their revolution. "Adrenaline-fueled highs, heartbreaking lows, and lots of chicks in short skirts kicking the shit out of each other." -The Onion A/V Club

Iranian-American artist Moosa Harooni transforms seashells into heartfelt miniature sculptures of legendary characters, kings and poets, and ordinary people.

Known as the “Lower East Side Minster of Information,” Manhattan resident John King gives us a tour of his unique universe: from his roach-infested apartment, illuminated by only one lightbulb (a place once awarded “Grossest Apartment in NYC”) to Andy Warhol’s Factory on Union Square, where King recalls his experiences with Warhol there. A fun-loving portrait of a true Lower East Side legend.

THERE WERE ALWAYS DOGS, NEVER KIDS is a documentary ode to legendary New York City video store Alan's Alley, where bizarrely arranged movies enticed clientele from cinephile to celebrity to local prison inmate. Charismatic owner Alan Sklar sifts through the nuance of his neon-flickering livelihood, in his store’s last days as a fixture in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood.

Brian Scott Pfeifle changes his name to Felix, enters psychoanalysis and sets out to befriend Archduke Otto von Habsburg. "An eccentric character study that is as colourful and personable as its subject is." -Cinemablographer

A woman's journey to and across the soul-destroying chasm between veterans and others. Endorsed by the Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences, Returning Veterans Project, and other organizations.

The man is Henry Miller and the room is his bathroom, where the author soliloquizes about life, writing, sex, spirituality, nightmares, and New York. "An intimate portrayal of a man who lived openly." -Quotes Yes

We are all part of the same story. A feature-length documentary about the complexity of human migration and how this affects two friends in their day-to-day lives. "A heart-driven, superlatively human tale." -The Sound View

A 2022 EMMY winner for Best Historical Documentary, this is the true story of the Neiger family's miraculous escape from certain death by the Nazis during World War II. A story of endurance, unity and hope.

THE FIFTH QUESTION examines the Persian Passover tradition, reflecting on inter-generational continuity through the eyes of three generations. Parents born and raised in pre-revolution Iran and young adults who grew up in LA share memories and experiences through candid interviews and intimate moments preparing symbolic foods and participating in the Seder ritual.

Icelandic politicians and businesses try to lure aluminum production to the island country. "Offers impassioned visual and rhetorical arguments [and] historical perspective." -Variety

A journey deep into the oldest music in the Western world - Greek music - guided by an eccentric musicologist who has dedicated his life to understanding and preserving it. An immersive sonic and visual feast that leaves the viewer feeling they've looked into a way of life that the 21st century has left behind. A call to arms for a different way of listening to music and understanding humanity.

Marinara sauce runs red through the streets of New Haven in this surprising, delectable documentary which profiles three pizza restaurants -- Pepe, Sally's & Modern -- that together stand as the cornerstone of the town's Italian-American heritage and connoisseurs of the tastiest incarnations of America's favorite comfort food. This mouth watering documentary will make you laugh & leave you hungry.

The fight for Lithuanian independence in 1991 gave a group of young men the chance to be heroes. "Perfect for any child that loves war games." -BB Reviews

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THE FIFTH QUESTION examines the Persian Passover tradition, reflecting on inter-generational continuity through the eyes of three generations. Parents born and raised in pre-revolution Iran and young adults who grew up in LA share memories and experiences through candid interviews and intimate moments preparing symbolic foods and participating in the Seder ritual.

A successful photographer is living the life of her dreams with the love of her life in New York City. Their idyllic happiness is shattered unexpectedly, and she struggles to accept the reality of her loss.

Critically acclaimed DO PAHAR recounts the unlikely and fascinating friendship that forms between Sudha, an elderly abused woman and Bilal, a young hit man who she observes one day planning to murder her neighbor. He becomes her hero and savior; she becomes his most improbable partner-in-crime.

Depressed 17-year-old Sally is locked up in a pink, prison-like institution for teens who are so emotionally fµ¢ked that they’ve developed supernatural powers. The rebellion begins when Sally meets power-sociopath Ting-e-ling.

After Ivan was diagnosed with ALS, his relationship with Lucas is challenged when he starts to lose control of his own body.

That twisted producer Tony Newton presents another vomit-bag worthy collection of the most sickening short films ever found on the internet, which are not recommended for those easily offended or triggered and will get under your skin and into the pit of your stomach.

Known as the “Lower East Side Minster of Information,” Manhattan resident John King gives us a tour of his unique universe: from his roach-infested apartment, illuminated by only one lightbulb (a place once awarded “Grossest Apartment in NYC”) to Andy Warhol’s Factory on Union Square, where King recalls his experiences with Warhol there. A fun-loving portrait of a true Lower East Side legend.

Plínio is a ten year old boy who goes to live with his grandmother in the countryside. Bored with the place, his life begins to change when he gains a doll named Frank from his grandmother.

Eva, a young reserved girl, arrives at the Refuge, a woman's aid center run by Mrs Kane. There she is introduced to the other girls who greet her with mistrust and distance. The Refuge is threatened by government cuts in funding that would leave the girls, homeless. Until they unite in a final act of protest.

Martin is on his way up the coast for a quiet weekend. Out of nowhere an attractive teenage girl appears on the side of the road. He drives past, but when he stops at a scenic spot up the road, she knocks on his window and asks him for a ride. His decision to drive her home turns into a nightmare when she coerces him inside.

A documentary that exposes the rich growing subculture of hip-hop that was developed in New York City in late 70s and early 80s, specifically focusing on graffiti art and breakdancing

It's the future, and humanity’s but a memory, existing only in scattered pieces. That is: until a pillow's needlepoint rendering of three individuals, collectively known as the Clothespin Freaks, finds the spark of life and surfaces towards freaky destiny. Aware of a purpose, the group begins assembling the remains of humanity.

The Safe House, is a tale of a University teacher, who has been brought to a detention center where he meets a young Hindu boy who falls prey to severe military interrogation and torture.

The joy of a family seeing the Super Eagles of Nigeria win "Gold" against big teams in Atlanta '96 Olympics despite the odds stacked against them would seem like the long-awaited hope that the country needs.

Two enemy soldiers get locked up in a tunnel below the World War I front. Sharing the same fate, they need each other to survive.

A girl lives in an isolated country, enclosed by a huge wall. She has never traveled anywhere, but all her life she has dreamed of leaving forever for a perfect world called Abroad.

Andrzej and Michal are two young teenagers who come together every summer in the small tourist village

In this 80s monster flick, Laverne comes home after a hot and sweaty aerobics workout with one thing on her mind - a nice relaxing bath. Unbeknownst to poor Laverne, she's got a killer clog in her pipes! You'll never bathe again.

The life of an obsessive social media influencer unravels when her boyfriend introduces her to a strange fruit.

THERE WERE ALWAYS DOGS, NEVER KIDS is a documentary ode to legendary New York City video store Alan's Alley, where bizarrely arranged movies enticed clientele from cinephile to celebrity to local prison inmate. Charismatic owner Alan Sklar sifts through the nuance of his neon-flickering livelihood, in his store’s last days as a fixture in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood.

A boy, a girl, a space-alien and fried chicken.

Elena and Andrea, a young married couple, arrive at their newly bought country house. A disturbing atmosphere pervades the old mansion: something is lurking under the ancient foundations, something that will affect them more than they could ever imagine...

James is a young, successful, handsome exec surrounded by adoring friends and family. On the eve of his wedding night, he must overcome a bedazzling temptress and a particularly cruel father-in-law with a knack for torture. Will love win out or will James give in?

Little Frunz is a disaster waiting to happen. He leaves Paris for Yerevan, where he lectures on good design and his unremitting love of cement. Revolution is in the air. Based on a book by Veken Berberian.

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