Paris, 1993. Selma, 17, lives in a bourgeois and secular Berber family. When she meets and is strongly attracted to Julien, a dashing young man, she realizes for the first time the heavy rules of her patriarchal family and how they affect her intimacy. As Islamism takes over her country of origin and her family crumbles, Selma discovers the power of her own desire. She must resist and fight. Through the strength of her people, she starts walking down the path of what it means to become a free woman.
Magdalena, a mother in search of her missing son, meets Miguel, recently deported from the US and looking for his mother. Together, they make their way through the desolate and unforgiving militia-ridden landscapes south of the border.
Yuri, 16, has lived all his life in Gagarin Towers, a vast red-brick housing project on the outskirts of Paris. He dreams of becoming an astronaut. When plans to demolish Gagarin Towers leak out, Yuri joins the resistance. With his friends Diana and Houssam, he embarks on a mission to save their home, which has become his “starship.”
As word spreads that there is a serial killer at large who continues to commit murder, an off-duty police officer must return an elderly witness who lives in a remote part of Uganda back to town. Along the way, the policeman gives a ride to an injured man. On the way to the city, the passenger tells the policeman the events that led him to end up injured in the middle of the road. But as we travel with these mysterious characters in the car, director Loukman Ali shows us that the stories they tell are only fragmentary and partial versions of the events that took place, and that perhaps there are truths buried beneath each of their words.
On Michael and Gabby’s first romantic get-away things takes a terrifying turn when God delivers unsettling news to Gabby after taking over Michael’s body. Is Michael a manipulative psychopath or could this really be a direct experience with her creator offering a path to eternal happiness?
Ben is a young bisexual man. He comes out to the world and develops an intense relationship with Sam, a man of color struggling with deep wounds of his own. As the summer progresses and their intimacy grows, Ben’s past crawls to the surface.
The year is 2085 and no human babies have been born in over a decade. A group of disparate survivors respond to a call to meet in Athens, where the film’s narrator Jo, a boy of African descent, aims to make the world’s last film.
Three stories that explore love, commitment, and loyalty between couples and friends. “Two for Dinner” where a married couple temporarily living in two different locations are more separated than they think. “Sailing Lesson” about a long-married couple who spend a day on a sailboat rekindling their romance… and unexpected events arise. “Late Lunch” where a young woman who recently lost her mother gathers together a group of her mother’s friends to share memories, with surprising revelations.
73 years after WWII veteran Patrick Thomas’ ship vanishes, he meets archaeologist John Henry Phillips. Fuelled by their unexpected bond, John makes a shocking promise to find the ship and build a memorial with Patrick by his side.
The Wishing Tree is the story of one woman’s hiking expedition initiated as a quest for perspective, peace, answers and ultimately a way to heal from personal tragedy. While hiking, Julia runs into Caleb and Ryan, two guys who are also dealing with their own demons. An unexpected journey of self-discovery and transformation that illustrates, sometimes hope can be discovered in the most unlikely ways. The film is set against the most stunning backdrop of the Northern Ontario hiking trails.
The ultimate ‘80s Horror retrospective just got BIGGER. In Search of Darkness: Part II is a four-hour-plus sequel to the Rondo Hatton-nominated In Search of Darkness, adding 15 new interviewees and 40+ returning favorites for the biggest and most comprehensive ‘80s Horror documentary cast ever assembled.
Shannon Harvey was working in her dream job as a radio news journalist when, at the age of 24 she was diagnosed with a devastating auto-immune disease. Determined to find a solution, she began researching cutting-edge mind-body medicine. Is it really possible, she wonders, that a simple practice that can be done anywhere, any time, by anyone, can ease suffering and promote physical and mental healing? Synthesizing the work of leading scientists with the ways of mystics, she undertakes a year-long experiment, with herself as the subject. Will meditation revolutionize her health and well-being, or is it just another over-hyped self-help fad? This compelling account of her journey provides fascinating insights about how to be well and happy in the modern world.
Elli is an android and lives with a man she calls her father. Together they drift through the summer. During the day they swim in the pool and at night he takes her to bed. She shares his memories and anything else he programs her to recall. Memories that mean everything to him but nothing to her. Yet, one night she sets off into the woods following a fading echo… The story of a machine and the ghosts we all carry within us.
Two boys met and fell in love with each other in their high school days. Then 13 years have passed – The two live in different places. Nagisa has left for Australia after breaking up with Shun. Nagisa got married a woman and have a child, but they have difficulties to continue their marriage. He is still in love with Shun then he goes back to Japan with his little girl to see him. This is the purest love story of two men and how they can survive from the discrimination and prejudice.
A dark social satire inspired by the real life conspiracy theory known as Pizzagate. An amateur journalist and a far-right militiaman team up to expose the ugly truth behind rumors involving sex cults, a pizza place, and the lizard people.
Jackie Justice is a mixed martial arts fighter who leaves the sport in disgrace. Down on her luck and simmering with rage and regret years after the fight, she’s coaxed into a brutal underground fight by her manager and boyfriend Desi and grabs the attention of a fight league promoter who promises Jackie a life back in the Octagon. But the road to redemption becomes unexpectedly personal when Manny – the son she gave up as an infant – shows up at her doorstep. A triumphant story of a fighter who reclaims her power, in and out of the ring, when everyone has counted her out