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Violent
Driven by the stunning visuals of the Norwegian landscape and a powerful original score, VIOLENT centres on a young woman, Dagny, and her last memories of the five people who loved her most, vividly recalled during a catastrophic event. The…
Lolita
An iconic adaptation of the Vladimir Nabokov Classic, starring Oscar Winner Jeremy Irons, Melanie Griffith and Dominique Swain, LOLITA tells a disturbing tale of tortured and forbidden love. Humber Humbert, a professor of French literature, travels to a small New…
Odette Toulemonde
A French romantic comedy concerning an unlikely relationship between two Parisians, Variety called ODETTE TOULEMONDE "A Charmer! An adorable slice of magical realism that thumbs its cinematic nose at the intelligentsia." The title character (Catherine Frot) is a forty-year-old saleswoman,…
Quiet Bliss - In grazia di Dio
Four women take refuge in the country following the shutdown of their small family-run business, overwhelmed by the general economic recession. Working the land and trading products - against all expectations - they find a chance for a new beginning.…
Tomorrow - Grassroots Solutions to Human Extinction
Faced with a sense of powerlessness in the face of growing evidence of a coming mass human extinction, Melanie Laurent (Inglorious Bastards) and activist Cyril Dion travel to ten countries where grassroots pioneers are reinventing their economies and democracies. From…
Pure - Till det som är vackert
Young Katarina (Oscar-winner Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl, Ex Machina ) hates her job and worries that she may end up like her mother, Birgitta, who is drinking herself to death. Finding her only solace in music, Katarina talks her…
Life Feels Good - Chce sie zyc
Based on the true story of Mateusz Rosinski, a man suffering for cerebral palsy, who in his early childhood had been diagnosed as as mentally retarded and grew up with no contact with the outside world. After twenty five years…
Howard Zinn: A People's History of the United States
With the tremendous success of his book, A People's History of the United States, Howard Zinn radically changed the way Americans see themselves. His friend Noam Chomsky says that Zinn litteraly transformed a generation's conscience. Zinn talks about those who…
The Lover - L’amant
Nominated for Best Cinematography at the Academy Awards and Best Foreign Film at the Cesar Awards THE LOVER is an acclaimed period romantic drama. In 1929 French Indochina, a French teenage girl embarks on a reckless and forbidden romance with…
Django
This riveting biopic retells the story of Django Reinhardt, famous guitarist and composer, and his flight from German-occupied Paris in 1943. Nominated for Best First Feature Award and the Golden Berlin Bear for Best Film at the Berlin International Film…
Welcome to the Sticks - Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis
This record-breaking comedy smashed the box office in France, where it was nominated for Best Original Screenplay at the Cesar Awards. Although living a comfortable life in a charming town in the South of France, Julie has been feeling depressed…
Fair Play
Young Czechoslovakian sprinter Anna is preparing for the Olympics only to find out she's been doped with anabolic steroids to win the gold medal for the communist regime. Anna wants to quit, but her mother sees the steroids as the…
Hunting and Gathering - Ensemble, c'est tout
Camille (Audrey Tautou. Amelie, The Da Vinci Code ) works evenings as an office cleaning woman and makes graceful drawings in her free time while living in the attic of a Parisian apartment block. Philibert (Laurent Stocker) is a young,…
Female Agents - Les femmes de l'ombre
In this captivating historical drama, four French servicewomen are enlisted into the British Special Operations Executive. Their misson is to first rescue a British army geologist caught reconnoitering the beaches at Normandy, and then to kill a German SS colonel…
Nobody From Nowhere - Un illustre inconnu
Much lauded Oscar-winner Mathieu Kassovitz stars as a kind of twisted Walter Mitty; a man so bored with his own life he begins assuming other people's identities. Eventually this behavior takes on a sinister tone and begins to spiral out…
Germinal
Winner of France's prestigious Cesar Awards for "Best Cinematography" and "Best Costume Design", this 1993 French epic film is based on a novel by Emile Zola. During the Second Napoleonic Empire, Etienne Lantier finds employment as a coal miner in…
Koneline: Our Land Beautiful - Exploring the Wilderness and Indigenous Peoples of Northwestern British Columbia
Nettie Wild's astonishing documentary transports us to the wilderness, not as backdrop but as a vivid elemental force that dominates the experience of both the indigenous peoples and the settlers who carve out their lives there. More than 1000 miles…
Diane Has The Right Shape - Diane a les épaules
Diane doesn't hesitate for a moment when her best friends, Thomas and Jacques, ask her to be the surrogate mother of their child. It is under these hardly ideal circumstances that she falls in love with her electrician Fabrizio. "…
The Decline of the American Empire - Le déclin de l'empire américain
This Oscar -nominated drama follows a group of intellectual friends during a country holiday. As the conversation naturally turns to sex, the men brag about their promiscuity while their female counterparts dish on their own exploits at a nearby gym.…
Dalida
A powerful biopic based on the true and fascinating story of acclaimed music icon Dalida. From her birth in Cairo followed by a traumatic childhood to her worldwide huge success with 170 million albums sold, DALIDA is the intimate portrait…