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A Girl Missing

A Girl Missing

A private home nurse has her life shattered when the teenage daughter of her employer is kidnapped and it is revealed that her nephew is responsible.

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A Good Woman is Hard to Find

A Good Woman is Hard to Find

Female revenge thriller A GOOD WOMAN IS HARD TO FIND follows a mother who will go to any length to seek the truth behind her husband’s murder.

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A Life in Dirty Movies

A Life in Dirty Movies

A Life in Dirty Movies is a love story about legendary sexploitation director Joe Sarno and his wife and collaborator Peggy, as he struggles to get one last film on screen in an industry that's long d...

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A Regular Woman

A Regular Woman

A Regular Woman portrays a glimpse of life for a free spirited young woman living with an ultra-conservative Turkish Muslim family in Berlin.

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Aalto

Aalto

A cinematic journey into the life and work of one of the greatest modern architects: Alvar Aalto, and his partnership with his wife Aino.

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Abigail Harm

Abigail Harm

Abigail (Amanda Plummer) lives alone. After being granted a wish by a strange visitor, she asks for love and learns of a creature who can provide it.

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Abigail Lesley is Back in Town

Abigail Lesley is Back in Town

A seductive woman, who left her small town after being caught with another woman's husband, returns to shake things up in the neighborhood.

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Advocate

Advocate

Jewish attorney Lea Tsemel has made her career defending Palestinians in Israeli courts. For them, she's more than an attorney, she's an advocate.

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Ahead of Time: The Extraordinary Journey of Ruth Gruber

Ahead of Time: The Extraordinary Journey of Ruth Gruber

Ruth Gruber became the youngest PhD in the world before going on to become an international foreign correspondent and photojournalist at age 24.

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An Afghan Love Story

An Afghan Love Story

After Wajma discovers she’s pregnant – the result of a tryst with the gregarious Mustafa – she and her family must face societal pressure in conservative Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Before, Now & Then

Before, Now & Then

Kamila Andini delivers a superb portrait of a woman battling the trauma of war, fighting to free herself from the patriarchal dictates of her era.

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Between Shadow and Soul

Between Shadow and Soul

BETWEEN SHADOW AND SOUL is a reworking of THE THIRD WIFE into a silent feature, following a girl in a 19th century arranged marriage in Vietnam.

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Black Butterfly

Black Butterfly

Ariel, a talented and strong willed inner city high school student, sees her entire life turned upside down after being victimized by a brutal event.

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Blush

Blush

An Israeli high school girl struggles in the pursuit of her identity due to family issues, until she falls in love with the new girl at her school.

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Breathe

Breathe

Two teens embark on a close new friendship that quickly escalates toward an inevitable and extraordinary collapse. Directed by Melanie Laurent.

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Cam Girl

Cam Girl

Desperate after losing her dream job in advertising, Alice starts a sexy webcam site with three friends.

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Center Stage

Center Stage

Maggie Cheung embodies tragic silent screen siren Ruan Lingyu, known as the "Greta Garbo of China," in this moving biopic by Stanley Kwan.

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Children of the Mist

Children of the Mist

In the misty mountains of Vietnam, a teenage girl comes of age as she faces the local custom of "bride kidnapping" in this documentary.

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Classical Music Collection

Classical Music Collection

This collection explores both the formal rigor and history of Western musical tradition, and how its practice lives on in the 21st century.

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Cocoon

Cocoon

In the heat of a shimmering summer, Nora falls for Romy and discovers a whole new world.

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Comedy Confessions

Comedy Confessions

Tiffany Haddish, Doc Jones and Steven Lolli pursue their dreams of careers in stand-up comedy despite the harsh realities of being homeless.

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Confessions of a Young American Housewife

Confessions of a Young American Housewife

A grieving widow embraces life and passion while visiting her sexually open daughter’s home in this boundary-pushing erotic drama from Joseph Sarno.

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Cure: The Life of Another

Cure: The Life of Another

On a secluded beach along the cliffs of Croatia, teenagers Linda and Eta engage in a sexually charged game that leads to a fatal accident.

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Curiosa

Curiosa

A steamy love story set against a backdrop of sexual freedom, based on the relationship between 19th-century poets Pierre Louÿs and Marie de Régnier.

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Day and Night

Day and Night

An unreservedly matter-of-fact look at two young women who consider prostitution an adventure until reality catches up with them

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Elena Ferrante on Film

Elena Ferrante on Film

Elena Ferrante's first two novels in their film adaptations, loaded with bonus features.

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Employee of the Month

Employee of the Month

A mild-mannered woman employee asks for her first raise in 17 years, and the situation spirals out of control.

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Fanny: The Right to Rock

Fanny: The Right to Rock

The untold story of a Filipina American garage band that morphed into the ferocious rock group Fanny, who almost became the female Beatles.

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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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Forever My Love

Forever My Love

A compilation of the Sissi film trilogy, depicting the marriage between Austrian Emperor Francis Joseph and his cousin, Bavarian Princess Elisabeth (Romy Schneider).

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Found Memories

Found Memories

Rita, a young wandering photographer, finds herself in a secluded mountain village where she discovers transcendence in the resident’s everyday lives.

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Frau Stern

Frau Stern

With a wonderful performance from the late Ahuva Sommerfeld, Frau Stern is a sad yet funny meditation on life, death and everything in between.

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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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Freedom

Freedom

Nora abandons her husband and children in search of freedom. Philip now struggles as a single father juggling a new affair with Monika. Nora’s desire for freedom is Philip’s chain.

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God of the Piano

God of the Piano

After giving birth to a deaf child, Anat takes drastic measures to ensure that he becomes the musical prodigy that her father hoped she would become.

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Goldie

Goldie

Goldie, a spirited teenager in a family shelter, fights the system to keep her sisters together while she pursues her dreams of being a dancer.

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Gone

Gone

After a family tragedy, Malin leaves to start a new life. On the way she realizes she is followed by a SUV. This is the start of a nightmare.

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Hamlet

Hamlet

A film of the ground-breaking Royal Exchange Theater production of Hamlet, with renowned British actress Maxine Peake in the title role.

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Hard Drive

Hard Drive

Ditch falls in love with Debs, a beautiful American runaway. He quickly discovers she has a lot of emotional baggage and tries to help her overcome her troubled past.

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Helena from the Wedding

Helena from the Wedding

Newlyweds Alex and Alice invite their friends to a secluded cabin for a New Year's party, but everyone's facades begin to crumble when Helena arrives.

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Her Name is Sabine

Her Name is Sabine

An intelligent, moving and beautiful documentary portrait of Sabine, a 38-year-old autistic woman, filmed by her sister, the famous French actress Sandrine Bonnaire.

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Holly Near: Singing for Our Lives

Holly Near: Singing for Our Lives

HOLLY NEAR: SINGING FOR OUR LIVES tells the tale of a singer-songwriter who inspired generations during the height of the LGBTQ and Women's movement.

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Ilo Ilo

Ilo Ilo

In the late 1990s, a busy working-class couple in Singapore hires a Filipino woman to be a live-in maid and nanny for their rebellious young son.

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Israeli Occupation Collection

Israeli Occupation Collection

What does it mean to be a Palestinian living in Israel today? This collection asks that question and many more. Exploring the nuances of life under Israeli occupation, each film pays close attention t...

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Karen Cries on the Bus

Karen Cries on the Bus

Karen discovers, after 10 years of marriage, she has left behind her dreams devoting herself to home chores and realizes it has been a mistake that cost her her youth.

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Little England

Little England

In the 1930s and 1940s, wives on the island of Andros find new ways to cope when their husbands go on long voyages on ships.

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Millie Lies Low

Millie Lies Low

When a sudden impulse turns Millie away from starting a prestigious internship in New York, her path of total evasiveness leads to self-discovery.

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My King

My King

Acclaimed auteur Maïwenn's magnum opus about the real and metaphysical pain endured by a woman who struggles to leave a destructive relationship with a charming yet extremely self-centered lothario.

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Narcissister Organ Player

Narcissister Organ Player

Narcissister is the subject of this smart, sassy documentary showcasing her spectacle-rich approach to explorations of racial identity and sexuality.

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Nina Wu

Nina Wu

After years of bit parts, Nina Wu finally gets her break. But hovering on the brink of stardom, her psychological resolve suddenly begins to crack.

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Once Were Warriors

Once Were Warriors

Maori couple Jake and Beth Heke are in love, but Jake's alcohol-fueled rage turns into domestic violence that threatens to tear their family apart.

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Over The Limit

Over The Limit

Rhythmic gymnast Margarita Mamun has reached a crucial moment in her career. At the age of twenty, she has one final goal: winning Olympic gold.

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Queen of Glory

Queen of Glory

Ghanaian-American Sarah is all set to abandon her Ivy League doctoral program to follow her married lover across the country....

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Queen of Hearts: Audrey Flack

Queen of Hearts: Audrey Flack

An intimate look at the life and creative process of feminist, rebel and visual artist Audrey Flack over her often-controversial 40-year career.

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Rafiki

Rafiki

When love blossoms between two daughter's of political rivals, Kena and Ziki, are faced with choosing between happiness and their safety.

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Rose Plays Julie

Rose Plays Julie

A young woman seeking her biological mother journeys into dangerous territory in this psychological thriller.

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Scarlet Diva

Scarlet Diva

A young Italian actress embarks on a self-destructive spree of sex, drugs and other excess while doing some soul searching to find the path for redemption.

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Second Coming

Second Coming

Busy parents Jackie and Mark are shocked when she inexplicably becomes pregnant.

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Sisi & I

Sisi & I

Countess Irma (Sandra Hüller) is sent to a commune in Greece to be Empress Sisi’s companion, and is captivated by the eccentric, extravagant recluse.

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Song Without a Name (Canción sin nombre)

Song Without a Name (Canción sin nombre)

Moments after giving birth, an Andean woman discovers her baby has been stolen. Stonewalled by the authorities, she enlists the help of a journalist.

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Tahara

Tahara

A queer, coming-of-age drama about an anxious teen girl who is manipulated into a romantic encounter with her best friend (Rachel Sennott).

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The Book of Delights

The Book of Delights

A teacher takes an erotic journey of self-discovery in this adaptation of Clarice Lispector's "An Apprenticeship or the Book of Delights."

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The Columnist

The Columnist

Columnist Femke Boot is constantly trolled on social media. Fed up by it all, she decides to take matters in her own hands with grave consequences.

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The Princess Warrior

The Princess Warrior

Princess Khutulun, one of the fiercest warriors in the Mongol Empire, seeks vengeance after an assassin attacks her father and takes the Golden Sutra.

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The Sower

The Sower

When the men of their village are taken, the women swear an oath that if a man should come, he will become their shared husband.

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The Third Wife

The Third Wife

After becoming the third wife to a wealthy landowner in 19th century Vietnam, May struggles with family and the prospects of motherhood.

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Traitors

Traitors

A musician agrees to smuggle a drug shipment for some quick cash, but when she meets her traveling companion, a captive drug mule, she vows to free her from enslavement to the dealers.

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Troubling Love

Troubling Love

Based on the novel by Elena Ferrante.

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Un Amor

Un Amor

Childhood friends Bruno and Lalo are inseparable, until Lisa enters their lives. Beautiful and free-spirited, she quickly turns both their heads, igniting a passionate but heartbreaking love triangle ...

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Under The Fig Trees

Under The Fig Trees

In Tunisia, young women and men working the harvest develop new feelings, flirt, try to understand each other, find – and flee – deeper connections.

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Veronica

Veronica

Veronica graduates from medical school and navigates through passionate affairs, dicey career moves and harrowing life decisions as she settles down in Brazil's most violent city.

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Viva Laldjerie

Viva Laldjerie

A deeply personal portrayal of three women living in today's Algeria between modern society and Islamic fundamentalism, self-determination and dependence.

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Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy

Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy

Oscar-winning director Ryūsuke Hamaguchi (Drive My Car) presents an enchanting triptych that spins mundane encounters into a world of infinite possibilities.

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Women Composers

Women Composers

An examination of the historical and personal circumstances under which three remarkable women created their works in the 1800s and early 1900s.

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Yarn

Yarn

Every stitch tells a tale. International artists and knitters take a simple skein of yarn to create their extraordinary ideas and stories.

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You Will be Mine

You Will be Mine

Marie and Emma develop a deep need for one another after they become roommates.

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Yugodivas

Yugodivas

An actress, a painter and three musicians from Belgrade pursue their dreams in New York City despite memories of the past preoccupying their thoughts.

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