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The Gleaners and I - Les Glaneurs et la Glaneuse
French Avant-garde filmmaker and documentarian, Agnes Varda trains her ever-seeking eye on "gleaners", those who pick at already harvested fields for the odd potato or turnip, who insist on finding a use for what society has determined it has no…
Wednesday, May 9 - Chaharshanbeh, 19 Ordibehesht
Jayal Ashtiyani, a teacher in Tehran, has offered to provide a significant sum of money to a worthy person in need. His advertisement in the local newspaper has encouraged people to come to his office and make a convincing appeal.…
Mon Oncle
Slapstick prevails in this delightful satire of mechanised living which sees Hulot let loose in the ultramodern home of his sister and brother-in-law and a factory manufactuing plastic hose. Awarded Best Foreign Film Oscar in 1958.
Heat Wave - Coup de chaud
As temperatures soar in a quiet village, daily life is disrupted by Josef Bousou, the son of a family of scrap merchants. The villagers single him out as a troublemaker, until one day he is found dead in his family's…
In The Shadow Of Women - L'ombre Des Femmes
Pierre and Manon are documentary filmmakers. When Pierre meets a young trainee, Elisabeth, she becomes his mistress. He decides he wants to keep a relationship going with both women. Elisabeth discovers that Manon too has a lover. Pierre has to…
The Human Resources Manager
The Human Resources Manager of Jerusalem's largest bakery is in trouble. He's separated from his wife, distanced from his daughter and stuck in a job he hates. When one of his female employees, a foreign worker, is killed in a…
Sneezing Baby Panda
Everybody wants a piece of you when you're famous. One little sneeze and you're front page news with over a quarter of a billion viral YouTube views. The hilariously cute sneezing baby panda internet sensation captured eyes, melted hearts and…
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The Song Keepers - The Central Australian Aboriginal Women's Choir
This documentary tells the inspiring story of the Central Australian Aboriginal Women's Choir and their first tour of Germany. In the churches of remote Central Australia, a 140 year old musical legacy of ancient Aboriginal languages, German sacred hymns and…
Happy Together
Winner of the Best Director prize at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival , Wong Kar-Wai's HAPPY TOGETHER is a stunning display of filmmaking style and a touching story of love on the brink of dissolution. Hong Kong cinema superstars, Tony…
Playtime (Play Time)
Jacques Tati, the choreographer of the charming, comical ballet that is Playtime, casts the endearingly clumsy Monsieur Hulot as the principal character wandering through modern Paris. Within the film's three large movements, Hulot goes from fear of his ultra-modern, glass-towered…
Mr Hulot's Holiday - Les vacances de Monsieur Hulot
Jacques Tati's best-known work is a masterpiece of gentle slapstick as the title character takes a holiday at a seaside resort where his presence provokes one catastrophe after another.
The Mystery of Happiness - El misterio de la felicidad
The Mystery of Happiness is from Award-winning director Daniel Burman (Lost Embrace). Santiago and Eugenio are more than friends, they are life long business partners. They understand each other without words, they care for each other and they need each…
You, the Living
One of the funniest and most original films of the year, this absurd and surreal comedy from acclaimed director Roy Andersson takes an amusing left-of-centre look at a delightfully eccentric assortment of characters. Through a series of brilliantly entertaining sketches,…
To Kill a King
England 1645: After years of civil war, King Charles I is overthrown and two heroes have emerged - Lord General Thomas Fairfax (Dougray Scott) and his best friend deputy General Oliver Cromwell (Tim Roth). Their close friendship is threatened when…
Charulata
Arguably the most elegant of all Satyajit Ray's films, Charulata is widely considered the crowning achievement of Ray's creative period during the 1960s. It's also one of his best known and most appreciated films the world over. Set in Calcutta,…
Nahid
Winner of the Un Certain Regard Cannes Film Festival 2015 - Avenir Prize and festival favorite worldwide. A young divorcee living with her son in a small northern city of Iran, wants to marry the man she has fallen in…
Koyaanisqatsi
Stunning visual trip from unspoiled wilderness to teeming cities photographed by Ron Frike ("Baraka") with music by Philipp Glass. Life out of balance.
Russian Ark
A unique and sumptuous cinematic experience. Sokurov's extraordinary masterpiece is a unique journey through time and Russian history. Filmed entirely in the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, this groundbreaking film recreates 300 years of history in a single, unedited,…
The Noble Family - Nosotros los Nobles
When a successful construction mogul, German Noble, realises that his adult children are spoiled beyond belief, he stages a fake company bankruptcy and seizes of all their assets tricking them into believing that they have become fugitives of the law.…
Jour de Fete
When the carnival arrives in a small village in France, Francois, the postman, rises to the challenge of doing his round the American way.