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  • Sticky Notes

    • Amanda Sharp /
    • USA /
    • 2016 /
    • 94 mins

    Touching story of a father/daughter relationship. 

  • Shepherds and Butchers

    • Oliver Schmitz /
    • South Africa /
    • 2016 /
    • 107 mins

     Courtroom conflict with Steve Coogan and Angela Riseborough.

  • Mr Pig

    • Diego Luna /
    • Mexico /
    • 2016 /
    • 92 mins

     A road trip with a pig... and a love letter to Mexico.

  • Gary Numan

    • Steve Read, Rob Alexander /
    • UK /
    • 2016 /
    • 85 mins

     A delve into the troubled life and electric music of Gary Numan.

  • Finding Dory

    • Andrew Stanton /
    • USA /
    • 2016 /
    • 100 mins

     Fantastic fishy animated fun.

  • Whisky Galore!

    • Gillies MacKinnon /
    • UK /
    • 2016 /
    • 98 mins
  • Maggie's Plan

    • Rebecca Miller /
    • USA /
    • 2015 /
    • 98 mins

     A sophisticated and witty New York set rom-com.

  • Macbeth Unhinged

    • Angus Macfadyen /
    • UK /
    • 2016 /
    • 89 mins

     A punchy, modern day retelling of the classic Shakespearean tragedy.

  • BUGS

    • Andreas Johnsen /
    • Denmark /
    • 2016 /
    • 73 mins

     Are eating insects a way to solve the world’s food problems?

  • A Serious Game

    • Pernilla August /
    • Sweden, Denmark, Norway /
    • 2016 /
    • 112 mins

     An illicit love affair threatens all it touches.

  • Seat in Shadow

    • Henry Coombes /
    • UK /
    • 2016 /
    • 80 mins

    A witty, perceptive study of social mores, sexual excess and the bizarre, symbiotic relationship between doctor and patient; teacher and pupil; artist and muse.

  • The Mine

    • Aleksi Salmenperä /
    • Finland /
    • 2016 /
    • 94 mins

     A tense environmental thriller based on a shocking true story.

  • The Man Who Was Thursday

    • Balazs Juszt /
    • Hungary, Italy /
    • 2015 /
    • 95 mins

     A bold psychological and supernatural thriller.

  • The Carer

    • János Edelényi /
    • UK, Hungary /
    • 2016 /
    • 89 mins

     A magnificent Brian Cox plays an ageing acting legend.

  • Irreplaceable

    • Thomas Lilti /
    • France /
    • 2016 /
    • 102 mins

     An ill middle-aged country doctor looks to train a replacement.

  • Becoming Zlatan

    • Fredrik Gertten, Magnus Gertten /
    • Sweden, Netherlands, Italy /
    • 2015 /
    • 96 mins
  • tectonic

    • Mika Taanila /
    • Finland /
    • 2016 /
    • 74 mins

     An immersive camera-less film that translates transitory states and the fear of flying.

  • White King

    • Alex Helfrecht, Jörg Tittel /
    • UK /
    • 2016 /
    • 89 mins

     In a dystopian future a young boy vows to find his imprisoned father.

  • Trivisa

    • Frank Hui, Jevons Au, Vicky Wong /
    • Hong Kong, China /
    • 2016 /
    • 97 mins

     Hong Kong crime noir set in the eve of handover in 1997.

  • To Steal From a Theif

    • Daniel Calparsoro /
    • Spain, Argentina /
    • 2016 /
    • 96 mins

     A refreshingly astute, action-packed crime drama.

  • Tiger Raid

    • Simon Dixon /
    • UK /
    • 2016 /
    • 92 mins

     Memories of past dark deeds haunt a covert mission.

  • The Virgin Psychics

    • Sion Sono /
    • Japan /
    • 2015 /
    • 114 mins

     Engagingly silly Japanese sex comedy.

  • The Lure

    • Agnieszka Smoczynska /
    • Poland /
    • 2015 /
    • 92 mins

    A musical fairytale certain to make a big splash!
     

  • The Last King

    • Nils Gaup /
    • Norway /
    • 2016 /
    • 99 mins

    A swords and skis epic from Norway’s medieval past. 

  • The Founders

    • Charlene Fisk, Carrie Schrader /
    • USA /
    • 2016 /
    • 89 mins

     ‘They’re athletes but they’re beautiful!’

  • The Fits

    • Anna Rose Holmer /
    • USA /
    • 2015 /
    • 71 mins

     The beguiling story of an isolated tomboy.

  • The End

    • Guillaume Nicloux /
    • France /
    • 2016 /
    • 85 mins

    A rural, existential puzzler, starring Gérard Depardieu. 

  • The Commune

    • Thomas Vinterberg /
    • Denmark /
    • 2016 /
    • 111 mins

    Dark comedy about life in a 1970s Danish collective. 

  • The Actor

    • Satoko Yokohama /
    • Japan /
    • 2016 /
    • 123 mins

    A thoughtful and clever comedy drama about a jaded actor finally finding love. 

  • Take Down

    • Jim Gillespie /
    • USA, UK /
    • 2015 /
    • 108 mins

    A glossy and engaging action thriller. 

  • Suntan

    • Argyris Papadimitropoulos /
    • Greece /
    • 2016 /
    • 104 mins

     Sun, sand and sex fuel midlife crisis.

  • Slash

    • Clay Liford /
    • USA /
    • 2016 /
    • 100 mins

     Coming-of-age story set in the strange world of fan fiction.

  • Sixty Six

    • Lewis Klahr /
    • USA /
    • 2015 /
    • 90 mins

     Greek mythology meets pulp novels and 1960s iconography in this animated collage film in 12 episodes.

  • Shamer's Daughter

    • Kenneth Kainz /
    • Denmark, Norway, Czech Republic /
    • 2015 /
    • 96 mins

    Medieval fantasy epic with dragons and magic. 

  • Shadow World

    • Johan Grimonprez /
    • USA /
    • 2016 /
    • 90 mins

     An eye-opening journey exploring the international arms industry.

  • River

    • Jamie M Dagg /
    • Canada /
    • 2015 /
    • 88 mins

     An atmospheric thriller set in a Southeast Asian paradise.

  • Pikadero

    • Ben Sharrock /
    • UK, Spain /
    • 2015 /
    • 97 mins

     A wry Basque comedy directed by a new Scottish talent.

  • My Name is Emily

    • Simon Fitzmaurice /
    • Ireland /
    • 2015 /
    • 94 mins

     Two young stars shine in this touching drama.

  • Mother

    • Kadri Kõusaar /
    • Estonia /
    • 2016 /
    • 89 mins

     A delicious pitch-black murder comedy-mystery.

  • Mom and Me

    • Ken Wardrop /
    • Ireland, USA /
    • 2015 /
    • 76 mins

     A marvellous and moving film of men and heir mothers.

  • Mojin

    • Wu Ershan /
    • China /
    • 2015 /
    • 125 mins

     Tomb raiding… Chinese style.

  • Lowlife Love

    • Eiji Uchida /
    • Japan /
    • 2015 /
    • 110 mins

     Sleaze and corruption in the Japanese independent film scene.

  • Lovers and the Despot

    • Ross Adam, Robert Cannan /
    • UK /
    • 2016 /
    • 98 mins

     When truth is indeed stranger than fiction.

  • Library Suicides

    • Euros Lyn /
    • UK /
    • 2015 /
    • 87 mins

     Bloody revenge is planned in the quiet corridors of a Welsh library.

  • Lapland Odyssey

    • Teppo Airaksinen /
    • Finland /
    • 2015 /
    • 86 mins

     The sequel to Finland’s break-out comedy smash-hit.

  • Ken and Kazu

    • Hiroshi Shoji /
    • Japan /
    • 2015 /
    • 98 mins

     Indie Japanese crime drama at its very best.

  • Kalinka

    • Vincent Garenq /
    • France, Germany /
    • 2016 /
    • 105 mins

    Two legal systems clash in this gripping drama. 

  • Incident Light

    • Ariel Rotter /
    • Argentina, France, Uruguay /
    • 2015 /
    • 95 mins

     Searching for light in the darkness.

  • Holiday

    • Anthony Scott Burns, Kevin Kolsch, Nicholas McCarthy, Adam Egypt Mortimer, Gary Shore, Kevin Smith, Sarah Adina Smith, Scott Stewart, Dennis Widmyer /
    • USA /
    • 2016 /
    • 105 mins

     A chilling horror anthology dwelling on frightening festivities.

  • Forsaken

    • Jon Cassar /
    • Canada /
    • 2015 /
    • 90 mins

    A reformed gunslinger tries to resist violence to please his preacher father.

  • Burden

    • Tim Marrinan, Richard Dewey /
    • USA /
    • 2016 /
    • 86 mins

     The always challenging and provocative life and work of artist Chris Burden.

  • Brothers

    • Aslaug Holm /
    • Norway /
    • 2015 /
    • 110 mins

     vA charming film about childhood and brotherhood.

  • American Hero

    • Nick Love /
    • USA /
    • 2015 /
    • 90 mins

     A hard-partying superhero aims to change his ways… maybe…

  • Adult Life Skills

    • Rachel Tunnard /
    • UK /
    • 2016 /
    • 96 mins

     A warm-hearted comedy drama with Jodie Whitaker.

  • A Man Called Ove

    • Hannes Holm /
    • Sweden /
    • 2015 /
    • 116 mins

     A warm-hearted comedy delight about a cantankerous old codger.

  • Aloys

    • Tobias Nölle /
    • Switzerland, France /
    • 2016 /
    • 91 mins

     Life through a lens.

  • Viva

    • Paddy Breathnach /
    • Ireland /
    • 2015 /
    • 100 mins

     A vibrant emotional drama set against the backdrop of Havana’s drag clubs.

  • War and Peace

    • Ari Matikainen /
    • Finland /
    • 2016 /
    • 72 mins

     How did World War II affect Finland, its soldiers and its psyche?

  • Under the Sun

    • Vitaly Mansky /
    • Russia, Latvia, Germany, Czech Republic, North Korea /
    • 2015 /
    • 106 mins
  • The Model

    • Mads Matthiesen /
    • Denmark /
    • 2015 /
    • 107 mins

    Beneath the smiles and couture, there is a darker side to modelling… 

  • The Love Witch

    • Anna Biller /
    • USA /
    • 2016 /
    • 120 mins

     Stunningly mounted 1960s style occult sexploitation.

  • The Islands and the Whales

    • Mike Day /
    • UK, USA, Denmark /
    • 2016 /
    • 83 mins

    A stunning insight into a unique community.
     

  • The Correspondence

    • Giuseppe Tornatore /
    • Italy /
    • 2015 /
    • 116 mins

     Without the dark we’d never see the stars.

  • Saint Amour

    • Benoît Delépine, Gustave Kerven /
    • France, Belgium /
    • 2015 /
    • 101 mins

     Gérard Depardieu in a wine-soaked comedy road trip through France.

  • Sparrows

    • Rúnar Rúnarsson /
    • Iceland, Denmark, Croatia /
    • 2015 /
    • 99 mins

     A sensitively staged coming-of-age story.

  • Santoalla

    • Andrew Becker, Daniel Mehrer /
    • USA /
    • 2016 /
    • 83 mins

     A mysterious disappearance looms over a crumbling Spanish village.

  • Parched

    • Leena Yadav /
    • USA, India, UK /
    • 2015 /
    • 116 mins
  • Olive Tree

    • Icíar Bollaín /
    • Spain, Germany /
    • 2015 /
    • 98 mins

     Family loyalty and environmental concerns collide.

  • Neither Wolf

    • Steven Lewis Simpson /
    • UK, USA /
    • 2016 /
    • 110 mins

     An author is drawn into a road trip deep in to Native American country.

  • My Feral Heart

    • Jane Gull /
    • UK /
    • 2015 /
    • 83 mins

     A warm-hearted yet hard-hitting tale of tragedy, honesty and the power of unforeseen friendships.

  • Moon Dogs

    • Philip John /
    • UK /
    • 2016 /
    • 90 mins

     A stylish and sexy Scottish coming-of-age story.

  • The Pretty Ones

    • Melisa Liebenthal /
    • Argentina /
    • 2016 /
    • 77 mins

     You’re prettier if you smile.

  • Homosapiens

    • Nikolaus Geyrhalter /
    • Austria /
    • 2016 /
    • 94 mins

     What will remain of our lives after we’re gone?

  • Historys Future

    • Fiona Tan /
    • Netherlands, Germany, Ireland /
    • 2015 /
    • 95 mins

     A thoughtful and challenging blend of cinematic insight, fiction and documentary.

  • Harold and Lillian

    • Daniel Raim /
    • USA /
    • 2015 /
    • 94 mins

     A fascinating insight into behind-the-scenes talents of Hollywood’s golden age.

  • Flag Without A Country

    • Bahman Ghobadi /
    • Iraq /
    • 2015 /
    • 97 mins

     A pilot and a pop star do their bit in Iraqi Kurdistan.

  • Fast Convoy

    • Frédéric Schoendoerffer /
    • France /
    • 2016 /
    • 102 mins

     An all-action, high-speed, pedal-to-the-metal, French crime thriller.

  • Endless Night

    • Isabel Coixet /
    • Spain, France, Bulgaria /
    • 2015 /
    • 104 mins

     wo very different women try to survive the dangerous frozen Arctic wastes.

  • Diving Into The Unknown

    • Juan Reina /
    • Finland, Norway /
    • 2016 /
    • 85 mins

     The story of a very personal recovery mission.

  • Conspiracy of Faith

    • Hans Petter Moland /
    • Denmark, Germany, Norway /
    • 2016 /
    • 110 mins

     Chilling and thrilling Nordic Noir.

  • Cinema Mon Amour

    • Alexandru Belc /
    • Romania, Czech Republic /
    • 2015 /
    • 74 mins

     We’ll always have the movies...

  • Cheer Up

    • Christy Garland /
    • Finland /
    • 2016 /
    • 86 mins

     How do you inspire the worst cheerleaders in Finland when they have more than cheer on their minds?

  • Brakes

    • Mercedes Grower /
    • UK /
    • 2016 /
    • 84 mins

     Break-ups and burgeoning romance shape this clever indie film.

  • Bleak Street

    • Arturo Ripstein /
    • Mexico, Spain /
    • 2015 /
    • 100 mins

     Gloriously eccentric and bizarre tale of Mexican murder and wrestling.

  • Away

    • David Blair /
    • UK /
    • 2016 /
    • 110 mins

     Two troubled souls seek hope and solace under the lights of Blackpool.

  • Avalanche

    • Morteza Farshbaf /
    • Iran /
    • 2015 /
    • 90 mins

     A tense and powerful Iranian drama.

  • A Patch of Fog

    • Michael Lennox /
    • UK /
    • 2015 /
    • 92 mins

     An enthralling and intriguing Belfast-set thriller.

  • 2 Nights Till Morning

    • Mikko Kuparinen /
    • Finland, Lithuania /
    • 2015 /
    • 84 mins

     A mature and honest romance story about a fateful meeting one night.

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