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Immigration Films

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Aliyah

Aliyah

Drug dealer Alex finds hope for a new start when his cousin offers him a job in Israel. Now he must make the final score, while balancing a new romance, a past lover, a lifelong friendship and his bro...

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Amador

Amador

A young woman and the bed-ridden older man she cares for share intimate secrets.

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Arranged

Arranged

ARRANGED centers on the friendship between an Orthodox Jewish woman and a Muslim woman, both being subjected to arranged marriages, in Brooklyn.

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Choking Man

Choking Man

A shy dishwasher and the Chinese waitress he adores provide a psychological engine for this intense blend of drama and magic realism.

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Complicity

Complicity

Cheng Liang works illegally in Japan at a soba restaurant and lives in constant fear of his real identity being discovered.

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Drifters

Drifters

When Er Di is barred from seeing his American-born son, he and his new Chinese opera-singer girlfriend will stage a scandalous plot that astonishes everyone—especially him!

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Famous Nathan

Famous Nathan

FAMOUS NATHAN is the insider documentary about Nathan’s Famous, the iconic Coney Island eatery founded in 1916, told through exclusive audio clips, family archives and extensive interviews with dedi...

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For a Woman

For a Woman

On the death of her mother, Anne makes an unsettling discovery: an old photo will cast doubt on her very origins, as she uncovers a mysterious uncle her parents welcomed into their lives after World W...

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Foreign Letters

Foreign Letters

From different worlds, Ellie and Thuy form a powerful bond that helps Ellie cope with the hardships of adjusting to her new life in the states.

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Fraulein

Fraulein

Soon after beautiful Ana starts working in a Zurich café, her boundless energy and sexuality push her bosses’ limits and a terrible secret comes to light.

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Free Men

Free Men

In WWII France, an Algerian black marketeer risks his life when he joins the Paris Mosque in a clandestine mission to help Jews escape the Nazis.

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Hospitalite

Hospitalite

A Tokyo family’s unassuming lifestyle is turned upside down by the increasingly bizarre antics of their strange new tenant.

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I Am Yours

I Am Yours

An unhappy single mother in Norway's Pakistani expatriate community begins to ignore her young son in favor of placating a Swedish filmmaker she thinks could change her life for the better.

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Ilo Ilo

Ilo Ilo

As Teresa, a live-in Filipino maid in Singapore, becomes an unspoken part of the Lim family, unforeseen circumstances in an uncertain economy will challenge the family's new normal.

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Inch'Allah Dimanche

Inch'Allah Dimanche

A deeply moving portrait of an Algerian woman’s experience as an immigrant in France at a time when racial violence ran deep.

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Lucky

Lucky

A young orphan ironically – or perhaps fittingly – named Lucky leaves his Zulu village for the big city after his mother passes away.

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Mother of Mine

Mother of Mine

After his father dies in battle, Finnish youth Eero learns that his mother is packing him off to live with a Swedish foster family. As World War II escalates, Eero's new home in the neutral nation is ...

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Pelle the Conqueror

Pelle the Conqueror

In this Academy Award-winning film from 1987, a Swedish father and son escape their impoverished rural life in hopes of finding a new start in Denmark.

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Pushing Hands

Pushing Hands

Master Chu tries to find his place in the foreign American world. Ang Lee's debut, in a new 2K restoration.

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Sea Fog (Haemoo)

Sea Fog (Haemoo)

Desperate to keep his fishing ship in business, a cash-strapped Korean sea captain and his crew agree to smuggle Chinese immigrants into the country. After their plan goes horribly wrong, violence eru...

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Shun Li and the Poet

Shun Li and the Poet

A Chinese barmaid and a Slavic fisherman find friendship and more in an Italian fishing village.

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Sucker

Sucker

A teenager has his dreams of medical school destroyed when he gets caught cheating. As punishment, his parents banish him to the countryside for the summer, where he meets a conman who calls himself T...

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Teddy Bear

Teddy Bear

Desperate for true love, painfully shy bodybuilder Dennis escapes the watch of his domineering mother and travels to Thailand in search of the love of his life.

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The Charmer

The Charmer

A NY Times critics pick, THE CHARMER is a slow-burning thriller about Esmail an Iranian man seeking a Danish bride.

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The Human Resources Manager

The Human Resources Manager

A tragi-comedy centered on the HR manager of Israel's largest industrial bakery, who sets out to save the reputation of his business and prevent the publication of a defamatory article.

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The Road to Mandalay

The Road to Mandalay

Two Burmese immigrants flee their country's civil war in search of a new life in Thailand.

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Twin Flower

Twin Flower

Two adolescents, damaged by life. Anna, whose father has been murdered and Basim, an immigrant orphan, escape together towards a new start.

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Under the Bombs

Under the Bombs

During a cease-fire in the 2006 Lebanon-Israel conflict, a Christian taxi driver brings a Shiite woman from Beirut to the the country's south to scour the rubble of local towns for her son.

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Welcome

Welcome

Kurdish teen Bilal has traveled all the way to the north of France in the hope of reuniting with his girlfriend in England. To get around a legal technicality, he decides to swim across the English Ch...

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