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  • Beanpole


    Directed by Kantemir Balagov • Arthouse • 2020 • Russia • Russian with English subtitles
    Starring Viktoria Miroshnichenko, Vasilisa Perelygina, Andrey Bykov

    In post-WWII Leningrad, two women, Iya and Masha, intensely bonded after fighting side by side as anti-aircraft gunners, attempt to readjus...

  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari


    Directed by Robert Wiene • Silent • 1920 • Germany • German with English intertitles
    Starring Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Freidrich Feher

    “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari” jolted the post-war masses and catapulted the movement known as German Expressionism into film history. Director Robert Wiene a...

  • Colonel Redl


    Directed by István Szabó • Drama • 1984 • Hungary, Germany, Austria • German with English subtitles
    Starring Klaus Maria Brandauer, Armin Muller-Stahl, Gudrun Landgrebe

    Set in the lead up to WWI, István Szabó's Cannes Grand Jury-winning and Academy Award nominated film charts the rise of Alfred ...

  • The Woman Who Left


    Directed by Lav Diaz • Arthouse • 2017 • Philippines • Tagalog with English subtitles
    Starring Charo Santos-Concio, John Lloyd Cruz, Michael De Mesa

    Winner of the Golden Lion at the 2016 Venice Film Festival, Filipino filmmaker Lav Diaz’s epic story of revenge deferred functions as a tale of urb...

  • Confidence


    Directed by István Szabó • Drama • 1980 • Hungary • Hungarian with English subtitles
    Starring Peter Andorai, Ildiko Bansagi

    István Szabó's "Confidence" was nominated for an Academy Award and won Berlinale's Silver Bear for Best Director in 1980. Set in World War II-era Hungary, it follows two un...

  • Custody


    Directed by Xavier Legrand • Drama • 2018 • France • French with English subtitles
    Starring Lea Drucker, Denis Menochet, Thomas Gioria

    A broken marriage leads to a bitter custody battle with an embattled son at the center in this domestic thriller that will keep audiences guessing and leave them...

  • Fatima


    Directed by Philippe Faucon • Drama • 2015 • France • French, Arabic with English subtitles
    Starring Soria Zeroual, Zita Hanrot, Kenza Noah Aiche

    Winner of the 2016 Cesar Award for Best Picture and Official Selection of the Cannes Film Festival, "Fatima" offers an uplifting and moving portrait o...

  • All Screwed Up


    Directed by Lina Wertmüller • Comedy • 1974 • Italy • Italian with English subtitles
    Starring Luigi Diberti, Lina Polito, Nino Bignamini

    Written and directed by Lina Wertmüller ("Swept Away"), this story follows Gigi and Carletto, two Southern country boys who travel north to get work in Milan. ...

  • Seven Beauties


    Directed by Lina Wertmüller • Arthouse • 1976 • Italy • Italian with English subtitles
    Starring Giancarlo Giannini, Fernando Rey, Shirley Stoler

    Lina Wertmüller became the first woman ever nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director in this picaresque film about an Italian small-time crook ...

  • The Son of Joseph


    Directed by Eugene Green • Arthouse • 2017 • France, Belgium • French with English subtitles
    Starring Victor Ezenfis, Natacha Regnier, Fabrizio Rongione

    The American-born expatriate filmmaker Eugene Green exists in his own special artistic orbit and his film "The Son of Joseph" is perhaps his mo...

  • Sweet Bean


    Directed by Naomi Kawase • Drama • 2015 • Japan, Germany, France • Japanese with English subtitles
    Starring Kirin Kiki, Masatoshi Nagase, Etsuko Ichihara

    Shot during the height of cherry blossom season and selected to open the Un Certain Regard section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, this touc...

  • Synonyms


    Directed by Nadav Lapid • Comedy • 2019 • Israel, France, Germany • French, Hebrew with English subtitles
    Starring Tom Mercier, Quentin Dolmaire, Louise Chevillotte

    Winner of the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival, Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms" follows a disaffected young Israeli who flees Tel A...

  • 52 Tuesdays


    Directed by Sophie Hyde • Drama • 2013 • Australia • English
    Starring Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Sam Althuizen, Del Herbert-Jane

    16-year-old Billie's reluctant path to independence is accelerated when her mother reveals plans for a gender transition and their time together becomes limited to Tuesday a...

  • Working Woman


    Directed by Michal Aviad • Drama • 2018 • Israel • Hebrew with English subtitles
    Starring Liron Ben-Shlush, Menashe Noy, Oshri Cohen

    This beautifully performed drama about the everyday struggles of being female in the workplace follows a mother of three who tries to balance her home life with th...

  • The Worst Ones


    Directed by Lise Akoka, Romane Gueret • Arthouse • 2023 • France • French with English subtitles
    Starring Mallory Wanecque, Timéo Mahaut, Johan Heldenbergh

    Winner of the top prize in the Un Certain Regard section of the 2022 Cannes Film Festival, "The Worst Ones" captures a film within a film a...

  • Young Ahmed


    Directed by Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne • Drama • 2019 • Belgium • French, Arabic with English subtitles
    Starring Idir Ben Addi, Myriem Akheddiou, Claire Bodson

    Winner of the Best Director award at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, "Young Ahmed" is an intimate portrayal-in-furious-motion of ...

  • Two Small Bodies


    Directed by Beth B • Arthouse • 1994 • US • English
    Starring Suzy Amis, Fred Ward

    After the disappearance of her two children, a nightclub hostess (Suzy Amis) is confronted in her home by an aggressive police lieutenant (Fred Ward) who subjects her to a series of ruthless interrogations. Directe...

  • Tokyo Pop


    Directed by Fran Rubel Kuzui • Arthouse • 1988 • US, Japan • English, Japanese with English subtitles
    Starring Carrie Hamilton, Diamond Yukai

    Aspiring rocker Wendy (Carrie Hamilton) hops on a plane to Tokyo with dreams of making it big. She forms a romantic and musical connection with Hiro (Diam...

  • Rude Boy


    Directed by Jack Hazan, David Mingay • Drama • 1980 • UK • English
    Starring Ray Gange, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones

    Set against a background of riots, anti-racist demos, and police hostility, this unforgettable film portraits the UK at a moment when subcultural shock troops met those of a rising rig...

  • Songs My Brothers Taught Me


    Directed by Chloé Zhao • Arthouse • 2015 • US • English
    Starring John Reddy, Jashaun St. John, Irene Bedard

    Academy Award winner Chloé Zhao's debut feature captures the subtleties of a marginalized existence. Johnny, a restless Lakota teen, and his little sister Jashaun live with their mother on...

  • Bacurau


    Directed by Kleber Mendonça Filho, Juliano Dornelles • Arthouse • 2019 • Brazil, France • English and Portuguese with English subtitles
    Starring Sonia Braga, Udo Kier, Bárbara Colen

    Winner of the Jury Prize at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, "Bacurau" follows the inhabitants of a small Brazilian ...

  • Scrapper


    Directed by Charlotte Regan • Arthouse • 2023 • UK • English
    Starring Lola Campbell, Harris Dickinson, Alin Uzun

    Winner of a Sundance Grand Jury Prize, this vibrant father-daughter comedy follows a resourceful 12-year-old girl who secretly lives alone in a London flat until her estranged father ...

  • Victoria


    Directed by Sebastian Schipper • Arthouse • 2015 • Germany • English, German with English subtitles
    Starring Laia Costa, Frederick Lau, Franz Rogowski

    Winner of the Silver Bear at the Berlin Film Festival and shot in a single, uninterrupted take, “Victoria” stars a runaway party girl from Madrid...

  • La Syndicaliste


    Directed by Jean-Paul Salomé • Thriller • 2023 • France • French with English subtitles
    Starring Isabelle Huppert, Grégory Gadebois, Yvan Attal

    Isabelle Huppert stars in this investigative thriller set in the world of nuclear power and corrupt politics that traces the true story of Maureen Kearn...