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Cocote (2017) 6.6

Cocote (2017)

Cocote is the story of Alberto, a garden worker who returns to his native town to attend the funeral of his father, murdered by a police. He finds himself attending religious services against his will. The story takes vi...

Timbuktu (2014) 7.1

Timbuktu (2014)

Not far from the ancient Malian city of Timbuktu, proud cattle herder Kidane (Ibrahim Ahmed aka Pino) lives peacefully in the dunes with his wife Satima (Toulou Kiki), his daughter Toya (Layla Walet Mohamed), and Issan (...

The Seen and Unseen (2017) 7

The Seen and Unseen (2017)

One day in a hospital room, 10-year-old Tantri realises she will not have much more time with her twin brother Tantra. Tantra's brain is weakening and he has begun to lose his senses one by one. He now spends most of his...

To the Ends of the Earth (2019) 6.4

To the Ends of the Earth (2019)

In this co-production between Japan and Uzbekistan on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Yoko a travelling reporter for a Japanese TV variety program who ...

Theeb (2014) 7.2

Theeb (2014)

In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming-of-age as he embarks on a perilous desert journey to guide a British officer to his secret destination.::Cart...

Under the Shadow-2016 6.9

Under the Shadow-2016

In the 80's, during the war between the Islamic post-revolutionary Iran and Iraq, the former leftist medical student Shideh tries to return to the university but is barred by the dean. The upset Shideh returns home and w...

Papicha-2019 7.2

Papicha-2019

Algiers, 1997. The country is in the hands of terrorist groups, seeking to establish an Islamic and archaic state. Women are particularly affected and oppressed by primitive diktas, who seek to take control of their bodi...

It Must Be Heaven-2019 7.1

It Must Be Heaven-2019

Filmmaker Elia Suleiman travels to different cities and finds unexpected parallels to his homeland of Palestine....

Too Late to Die Young-2018 6.6

Too Late to Die Young-2018

Democracy comes back to Chile during the summer of 1990. In an isolated community, Sofía (16), Lucas (16) and Clara (10), face their first loves and fears, while preparing for New Year's Eve. They may live far from the d...

Aswang-2019 7.8

Aswang-2019

When Rodrigo Duterte is voted president of the Philippines, he sets in motion a machinery of death to execute suspected drug dealers, users, and small time street criminals. ASWANG follows people whose lives entwine with...

Toxic Puzzle-2017 7.3

Toxic Puzzle-2017

Dying from diseases like ALS and Alzheimer's is a tormenting process. The diseases are on the increase worldwide. Aided by climate change and pollution, scientists believe a substance in the environment, produced by some...

The Cave-2019 7.5

The Cave-2019

Director Feras Fayyad returns to his native, Wartorn Syria to follow a dedicated team of female doctors who tirelessly treat casualties in an underground hospital while battling systemic sexism. Shot from 2016 to 2018, T...

Wajib-2017 7.3

Wajib-2017

A father and his estranged son must come together to hand deliver his daughter's wedding invitations to each guest as per local Palestinian custom, in this rousing family drama from Annemarie Jacir (When I Saw You)....

Mimosas-2016 6.3

Mimosas-2016

A caravan escorts an elderly and dying Sheikh through the Moroccan Atlas. His last wish is to be buried with his close ones. But death does not wait. The caravaners, fearful of the mountain, refuse to continue transporti...

Beauty and the Dogs-2017 7

Beauty and the Dogs-2017

During a student party, Mariam, a young Tunisian woman, meets the mysterious Youssef and leaves with him. A long night will begin, during which she'll have to fight for her rights and her dignity. But how can Justice be ...

The Other Side of Everything-2017 8.2

The Other Side of Everything-2017

For Serbian filmmaker Mila Turajlic, a locked door in her mother's apartment in Belgrade provides the gateway to both her remarkable family history and her country's tumultuous political inheritance....

Houston, We Have a Problem!-2016 7.9

Houston, We Have a Problem!-2016

The cold war, the space race, and NASA's moon landing are iconic events that defined an era. They are also fodder for conspiracy theories. In Houston, We Have a Problem! filmmaker Ziga Virc explores the myth of a secret ...

Birdshot-2016 6.6

Birdshot-2016

"Birdshot" is a mystery-thriller film that tells a story of a young Filipina farm girl who wanders into the boundaries of a Philippine reservation forest. Deep within the reservation she mistakenly shoots and kills a cri...

The Reluctant Fundamentalist-2012 6.9

The Reluctant Fundamentalist-2012

A young Pakistani man is chasing corporate success on Wall Street. He finds himself embroiled in a conflict between his American Dream, a hostage crisis, and the enduring call of his family's homeland.::Anonymous...

Mustang-2015 7.6

Mustang-2015

Early summer. In a village in northern Turkey, Lale and her four sisters are walking home from school, playing innocently with some boys. The immorality of their play sets off a scandal that has unexpected consequences. ...

Of Fathers and Sons-2017 7.3

Of Fathers and Sons-2017

Talal Derki returns to his homeland where he gains the trust of a radical Islamist family, sharing their daily life for over two years. His camera is providing an extremely rare insight into what it means to grow up in a...

They-2017 4.6

They-2017

Fourteen-year-old J goes by the pronoun 'They' and lives with their parents in the suburbs of Chicago. J is exploring their gender identity while taking hormone blockers to postpone puberty. After two years of medication...

By the Time It Gets Dark-2016 6.4

By the Time It Gets Dark-2016

In 1970, She was student activist, a waitress who keeps changing her job, now a film director. All lives loosely connected to each others.::Spa Natura...

Apprentice-2016 6.5

Apprentice-2016

Aiman is a 28-year-old Malay correctional officer who is recently transferred to the territory's top prison. He lives with his older sister Suhaila in a modest housing estate. At his new workplace, Aiman begins to take a...

I, Tonya-2017 7.5

I, Tonya-2017

From the proverbial wrong side of the tracks in Portland, Oregon, former competitive figure skater Tonya Harding was never fully accepted in the figure skating community for not inherently being the image of grace, breed...

The Prophet-2014 7.1

The Prophet-2014

Exiled artist and poet Mustafa embarks on a journey home with his housekeeper and her daughter; together the trio must evade the authorities who fear that the truth in Mustafa's words will incite rebellion.::Official sit...

Looking for Oum Kulthum-2017 5.7

Looking for Oum Kulthum-2017

A film within a film, "Looking for Oum Kulthum" is the plight of an Iranian woman artist/filmmaker living in exile, as she embarks on capturing the life and art of the legendary female singer of the Arab world, Oum Kulth...

May in the Summer-2013 5.7

May in the Summer-2013

High off the success of her first book and planning to marry ZIAD, her sensible, stable and studious fiance, MAY BRENNAN has it all. At least that's what she'd like people to believe. Reunited with her family in Amman, s...