THE FILM CLUB

For over 11 years our first-of-its-kind movie club has delivered some of the world's best indie & foreign film. Learn more below.

Subscribe Yourself »
Give a Gift Subscription »
Check Out Our Films »

HOW IT WORKS

  • Subscribe or give a gift subscription
  • Automatically get our newest club film each month via DVD and/or online streaming
  • All-Access Pass subscribers get access to online streaming of our entire catalog immediately.
  • Sit back and enjoy each movie

MEMBERS RECEIVE

  • An award-winning feature film + bonus short every month on DVD or online streaming - before it's available to the general public
  • All-Access Pass subscribers can online stream any film in our catalog anytime.
  • Members-only discounts on most of our 200+ titles.

Upcoming Releases

Directed by Boo Junfeng
Directed by Yang Zhang
Directed by Elmo Nüganen
Directed by Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov
Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda
Directed by Andrzej Wajda
Directed by Jan Hrebejk
APPRENTICE
Directed by Boo Junfeng
YEAR 15 FILM 4
When ambitious young correctional officer Aiman is transferred to the country's highest-security prison, he catches the attention of the seasoned chief executioner Rahim. Aiman's desire to become the hangman's apprentice is not only professional but born of an unspeakable urge to reconnect with a past that haunts him. Far from being a conventional prison movie, this slow-burning psychological thriller is a "stunning" (Film School Rejects) and "tightly focused and ambitious" (Screen Daily) look at all the lives affected by capital punishment.
MORE INFO »
SOUL ON A STRING
Directed by Yang Zhang
YEAR 15 FILM 5
After discovering a sacred stone in the mouth of a deer, Taibei, a solitary Tibetan cowboy, embarks on a mission: to bring it back to the holy Mountain of Buddha's Handprint. Pursued by black market traders who seek the priceless artifact for themselves, as well as two brothers seeking vengeance for the long-ago death of their father, Taibei's journey will be a long and difficult one - even before it is thrown off course by strange, mystical events..
MORE INFO »
1944
Directed by Elmo Nüganen
YEAR 15 FILM 5
The Battle of Tannenberg Line, second to Stalingrad, the bloodiest conflict on the Eastern Front. Volunteer infantry battalions from Denmark, East Prussia, Flanders, Holland, Norway and Wallonia within the Waffen-SS fight off Soviet Army's thrust at Germany. Half of the SS infantry consists of local Estonian conscripts motivated to resist the looming Soviet re-occupation of their small country. Motivated until they meet their brothers in the Soviet Army. Estonian men, deported by Stalin in 1939, now brought out of Siberian labour camps and returning home in enemy uniforms.
MORE INFO »
GLORY
Directed by Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov
YEAR 15 FILM 8
Tsanko Petrov, a railroad worker, finds millions of leva on the train tracks. He decides to turn the money over to the police, for which the state rewards him with a new wristwatch that soon stops working. Meanwhile, Julia Staikova, head of the PR department of the Ministry of Transport, loses Petrov's old watch, a family relic. Here starts his desperate struggle to recover both his old watch and his dignity.
MORE INFO »
AFTER THE STORM
Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda
YEAR 15 FILM 9
Dwelling on his past glory as a prize-winning author, Ryota (Hiroshi Abe) wastes the money he makes as a private detective on gambling and can barely pay child support. After the death of his father, his aging mother (Kirin Kiki) and beautiful ex-wife (Yoko Make) seem to be moving on with their lives. Renewing contact with his initially distrusting family, Ryota struggles to take back control of his existence and to find a lasting place in the life of his young son (Taiyo Yoshizawa) - until a stormy summer night offers them a chance to truly bond again.
MORE INFO »
AFTERIMAGE
Directed by Andrzej Wajda
YEAR 15 FILM 10
The great Polish director Andrzej Wajda returns with this passionate biopic about avant-garde artist Wladyslaw Strzeminski (brilliantly played by Polish superstar Boguslaw Linda), who battled Stalinist orthodoxy and his own physical impairments to advance his progressive ideas about art.
MORE INFO »
THE TEACHER
Directed by Jan Hrebejk
YEAR 15 FILM 11
In a middle school classroom in Bratislava in 1983, a new teacher, Maria Drazdechova (Maurery), asks each student to stand up, introduce themselves and tell her what their parents do for a living. It slowly becomes clear that perhaps the pupils' grades are related to how willing their guardians are open to helping her out with her errands, her housecleaning, and other random services. After one of the students attempts suicide, however, the director of the school has no choice but to call for an emergency parents' meeting to remove the teacher, but because Ms. Drazdechova is also a high-ranking official of the Communist Party, parents are hesitant to sign a petition to transfer her out. In a classroom behind the Iron Curtain, the future of all the families are at stake, as the film examines how each family must wrestle with standing up for what they believe in or silently keep the status quo.
MORE INFO »

As Seen In