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8: A South African Horror Story still

8: A South African Horror Story

Harold Hölscher  |   South Africa
Horror, Thriller
After Dark
Adam film still

Adam

Maryam Touzani  |  Morocco, France, Belgium
Drama, Family Affairs
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Adoration

Fabrice du Welz  |  Belgium, France
Drama, Horror, Romance

The Aeronauts

Tom Harper  |   United Kingdom
Action, Drama, Historical
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Alelí

Leticia Jorge Romero  |  Uruguay, Argentina
Comedy, Family Affairs
And Then We Danced film still

And Then We Danced

Levan Akin  |  Georgia, Sweden, France
Dance, LGBTQ, Romance
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The Apollo

Roger Ross Williams  |   United States
Art/Film, Documentary, Music
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Atlantics Atlantique

Mati Diop  |  France, Senegal, Belgium
Coming of Age, Drama, Social Commentary
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August Agosto

Armando Capó  |  Cuba, Costa Rica, France
Coming of Age, Drama, Political
The August Virgin film still

The August Virgin La Virgen de Agosto

Jonás Trueba  |   Spain
Coming of Age, Drama, Romance
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Babyteeth

Shannon Murphy  |   Australia
Coming of Age, Drama, Romance
Balloon film still

Balloon Qiqiu

Pema Tseden  |   China
Drama, Religion, Social Commentary
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Bangla

Phaim Bhuiyan  |   Italy
Comedy, Romance

Battlescar

Martin Allais, Nico Casevecchia  |  United States, France
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Bellbird

Hamish Bennett  |   New Zealand
Comedy, Drama, Family Affairs
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Bombay Rose

Gitanjali Rao  |  India, United Kingdom, Qatar, France
Animation, Romance, Social Commentary

Bonfire

Eric Darnell  |   United States
Bring Me Home film still

Bring Me Home Na-reul cha-ja-jwo

Kim Seung-woo  |   South Korea
Family Affairs, Mystery, Thriller
Buoyancy film still

Buoyancy

Rodd Rathjen  |   Australia
Drama, Political, Thriller
By The Grace of God film still

By the Grace of God Grâce à Dieu

François Ozon  |   France
Drama, Political, Religion
Masters
Carmilla film still

Carmilla

Emily Harris  |   United Kingdom
Historical, LGBTQ, Literary Adaptation
Chained film still

Chained Eynayim Sheli

Yaron Shani  |  Israel, Germany
Drama, Social Commentary
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Chicuarotes

Gael García Bernal  |   Mexico
Coming of Age, Crime, Drama

CineYouth: Best of the Fest

Various  |  

Clemency

Chinonye Chukwu  |   United States
Drama, Political

The Components of Love

Miriam Bliese  |   Germany
Drama, Family Affairs, Romance
The Cordillera of Dreams film still

The Cordillera of Dreams La Cordinllera de los Sueños

Patricio Guzmán  |  Chile, France
Documentary, Historical, Political

Corpus Christi Boże Ciało

Jan Komasa  |  Poland, France
Drama, Religion, Social Commentary
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Cunningham

Alla Kovgan  |  France, Germany, United States
Dance, Documentary, LGBTQ, Music
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Deerskin Le Daim

Quentin Dupieux  |   France
Action, Comedy, Horror
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Digitalkarma

Francesca Scalisi, Mark Olexa  |   Switzerland
Coming of Age, Documentary, Political
Extracurricular film still

Extracurricular Dopunska nastava

Ivan-Goran Vitez  |   Croatia
Action, Comedy, Political
The Father film still

The Father

Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov  |  Bulgaria, Greece
Drama, Family Affairs
The Fever film still

The Fever

Maya Da-Rin  |  Brazil, France, Germany
Drama, Political, Social Commentary
Fire Will Come film still

Fire Will Come

Oliver Laxe  |  Spain, France, Luxemburg
Drama, Social Commentary
The First Rainbow Coalition film still

The First Rainbow Coalition

Ray Santisteban  |   United States
Documentary, Historical, Political

Ford v Ferrari

James Mangold  |   United States
Action, Biopic, Sports
Fordlandia Malaise film still

Fordlandia Malaise

Susana de Sousa Dias  |   Portugal
Documentary, Historical, Political
Forman vs. Forman film still

Forman vs. Forman

Jakub Hejna, Helena Třeštíková  |  Czech Republic, France
Art/Film, Biopic, Documentary
Frank Gehry film still

Frank Gehry: Building Justice

Ultan Guilfoyle  |   United States
Art/Film, Documentary, Political
Ghost Tropic film still

Ghost Tropic

Bas Devos  |  Belgium, Netherlands
Drama, Social Commentary
A Girl Missing photo

A Girl Missing

Kôji Fukada  |  Japan, France
Drama, Mystery

Girl on the Third Floor

Travis Stevens  |   United States
Horror, Sex and Sexuality, Thriller

Gloomy Eyes

Fernando Maldonado, Jorge Tereso  |  France. Argentina
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Gloria Mundi

Robert Guédiguian  |   France
Drama, Family Affairs, Social Commentary
The Great Green Wall film still

The Great Green Wall

Jared P. Scott  |   United Kingdom
Documentary, Environmental, Music
Documentary

Gymnasia

Chris Lavis, Maciek Szczerbowksi  |   Canada
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Hala

Minhal Baig  |   United States
Coming of Age, Religion, Romance

Harriet

Kasi Lemmons  |   United States
Biopic, Historical, Political
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A Hidden Life

Terrence Malick  |  United States, Germany
Drama, Historical, Jewish Interest
Honey Boy film still

Honey Boy

Alma Har'el  |   United States
Coming of Age, Drama, Family Affairs
House of Cardin film still

House of Cardin

P. David Ebersole, Todd Hughes  |  United States, France
Art/Film, Biopic, Documentary, LGBTQ
The Human Factor film still

The Human Factor

Dror Moreh  |   Israel
Documentary, Historical, Jewish Interest, Political
Documentary
The Hypnotists film still

The Hypnotist Olliver Hawk

Arthur Franck  |   Finland
Documentary, Historical, Political
Documentary
I Lost My Body film still

I Lost My Body J'ai Perdu Mon Corps

Jérémy Clapin  |   France
Animation, Coming of Age, Romance
I was Home, But... film still

I Was at Home, But… Ich war zuhause, aber...

Angela Schanelec  |  Germany, Serbia
Drama, Family Affairs

Initials S.G.

Rania Attieh, Daniel Garcia  |  Argentina, Lebanon, United States
Comedy, Drama, Sex and Sexuality
Instinct film still

Instinct

Halina Reijn  |   The Netherlands
Drama, Sex and Sexuality, Thriller
Invisible Life film still

Invisible Life

Karim Aïnouz  |  Brazil, Germany
Drama, Family Affairs

The Irishman

Martin Scorsese  |   United States
Crime, Drama, Political
Isadora's Children film still

Isadora’s Children

Damien Manivel  |   France
Art/Film, Dance
It Must Be Heaven film still

It Must Be Heaven

Elia Suleiman  |  France, Qatar, Germany, Canada, Palestine, Turkey
Comedy, Political
Jesus Shows You to the Highway film still

Jesus Shows You the Way to the Highway Jesús te muestra el camino a la autopista

Miguel Llansó  |  Spain, Estonia, Ethiopia, Latvia, Romania
Action, Comedy, Science Fiction, Thriller
After Dark
JoJo Rabbit film still

Jojo Rabbit

Taika Waititi  |   United States
Comedy, Historical, Jewish Interest
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Jump Shot

Jacob Hamilton  |   United States
Documentary, Historical, Sports
Documentary
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Just 6.5 Metri Shesh-o Nim

Saeed Roustaee  |   Iran
Crime, Social Commentary, Thriller

Just Mercy

Destin Daniel Cretton  |   United States
Biopic, Historical, Literary Adaptation
The Kingmaker film still

The Kingmaker

Lauren Greenfield  |  United States, Denmark
Biopic, Documentary, Political
Knives and Skin film still

Knives and Skin

Jennifer Reeder  |   United States
LGBTQ, Mystery, Sex and Sexuality, Thriller

Knives Out

Rian Johnson  |   United States
Action, Comedy, Family Affairs, Mystery

Lara

Jan Ole Gerster  |   Germany
Drama, Family Affairs, Music
Les Miserables film still

Les Misérables

Ladj Ly  |   France
Action, Crime, Social Commentary
Let There Be Light film still

Let There Be Light Nech je svetlo

Marko Škop  |   Slovakia
Family Affairs, Political, Religion
Litigante film still

Litigante

Franco Lolli  |  France, Colombia
Drama, Family Affairs
Lives with Flavor film still

Lives with Flavor Vidas con Sabor

Pablo Gasca Gollás , Ruth Zachs Babani  |   Mexico
Documentary
La Llorona film still

La Llorona

Jayro Bustamante  |  Guatemala, France
Drama, Mystery, Political

Love Child

Eva Mulvad  |   Denmark
Documentary, Family Affairs, Political

Maria’s Paradise

Zaida Bergroth  |   Finland
Drama, Historical, Religion
Marriage Story film still

Marriage Story

Noah Baumbach  |   United States
Drama, Family Affairs
Maternal film still

Maternal Hogar

Maura Delpero  |  Italy, Argentina
Coming of Age, Drama, Religion
The Mayor of Rione Sanita film still

The Mayor of Rione Sanità Il Sindaco del Rione Sanità

Mario Martone  |   Italy
Crime, Drama, Literary Adaptation
Miyamoto film still

Miyamoto Miyamoto Kara Kimi He

Tetsuya Mariko  |   Japan
Drama, Literary Adaptation, Sex and Sexuality
The Moneychanger film still

The Moneychanger Así Habló El Cambista

Federico Veiroj  |  Uruguay, Argentina, Germany
Crime, Drama, Historical
Motehr film still

MOTHER

Kristof Bilsen  |  Belgium, The Netherlands
Biopic, Documentary, Family Affairs, Historical, Political, Social Commentary, Thriller
Documentary
Motherless Brooklyn film still

Motherless Brooklyn

Edward Norton  |   United States
Crime, Drama, Historical, Mystery
Mr. Jones film still

Mr. Jones

Agnieszka Holland  |  Poland, UK, Ukraine
Biopic, Historical, Political, Thriller
My Father and Me film still

My Father and Me

Nick Broomfield  |   United Kingdom
Art/Film, Documentary, Family Affairs
Documentary
The NEw Bauhaus film still

The New Bauhaus

Alysa Nahmias  |   United States
Art/Film, Documentary, Historical
Notre Dame film still

Notre Dame

Valérie Donzelli  |   France
Art/Film, Comedy
Oleg film still

Oleg

Juris Kursietis  |  Latvia, Belgium, Lithuania, France
Crime, Drama, Social Commentary
On a Magical Night film still

On a Magical Night Chambre 212

Christophe Honoré  |  France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Comedy, Sex and Sexuality
Once Upon a River film still

Once Upon a River

Haroula Rose  |   United States
Coming of Age, Drama
Ordinary Love film still

Ordinary Love

Lisa Barros D'Sa, Glenn Leyburn  |   United Kingdom
Drama, Family Affairs
The Orphanage film still

The Orphanage Parwareshgah

Shahrbanoo Sadat  |  Denmark, Germany, France, Luxembourg, Afghanistan, Qatar
Coming of Age, Drama, Historical
Our Mothers film still

Our Mothers Nuestras Madres

César Díaz  |  Guatemala, Belgium, France
Drama, Historical, Political
Out of Tune film still

Out of Tune De frivillige

Frederikke Aspöck  |   Denmark
Comedy, Crime, Drama, Political
The Painted Bird film still

The Painted Bird

Václav Mahoul  |  Czech Republic, Ukraine, Slovak Republic
Drama, Historical, Jewish Interest
Paradise Next film still

Paradise Next Wang Ming Zhi Tu

Yoshihiro Hanno  |  Japan, Taiwan
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Patrick film still

Patrick De Patrick

Tim Mielants  |   Belgium
Comedy, Drama
Comedy
Portrait of a Lady on Fire film still

Portrait of a Lady on Fire Portrait de la jeune fille en feu

Céline Sciamma  |   France
Historical, LGBTQ, Romance
Present.Perfect. film still

Present.Perfect. Wan mei xian zai shi

Shengze Zhu  |  United States, Hong Kong
Documentary, Social Commentary
The Prince film still

The Prince El Principe

Sebastián Muñoz  |  Chile, Argentina, Belgium
Crime, Drama, LGBTQ, Sex and Sexuality
The Princes' Voyage film still

The Prince’s Voyage Le Voyage du Prince

Jean-François Laguionie, Xavier Picard  |  France, Luxembourg
Animation, Coming of Age
Ready For War film still

Ready for War

Andrew Renzi  |   United States
Documentary, Political
Documentary
Renzo Piano film still

Renzo Piano, Architect of Light

Carlos Saura  |   Spain
Art/Film, Documentary

The Report

Scott Z. Burns  |   United States
Historical, Political, Thriller
Ringside film still

Ringside

André Hörmann  |  Germany, United States
Coming of Age, Documentary, Sports
Seahorse film still

Seahorse

Jeanie Finlay  |   United Kingdom
Documentary, LGBTQ, Social Commentary

Seberg

Benedict Andrews  |  United States, United Kingdom
Biopic, Drama, Political
Sheena667 film still

Sheena667

Grigoriy Dobrygin  |   Russia
Comedy, Drama, Sex and Sexuality

Short Film: “4 Corners”

Andre Muir  |   United States

Short Film: “All Cats Are Grey in the Dark” Nachts sind alle Katzen grau

Lasse Linder  |   Switzerland

Short Film: “All Inclusive”

Teemu Nikki  |   Finland

Short Film: “All On a Mardi Gras Day”

Michal Pietrzyk  |   United States

Short Film: “And Then the Bear” L'Heure de l'Ours

Agnès Patron  |   France

Short Film: “Automatic”

Emma Doxiadi  |   Greece

Short Film: “Aziza”

Soudade Kaadan  |  Syria, Lebanon

Short Film: “Blackwood”

Kalu Oji  |   Australia

Short Film: “Blessed Land” Một Khu Đất Tốt

Phạm Ngọc Lân  |   Vietnam
Shorts

Short Film: “Bovine”

Alexander Popov  |   United States

Short Film: “Brick Maker” Ladrillero

Gastón Calivari  |   Argentina

Short Film: “Color-Blind”

Ben Russell  |  France, Germany

Short Film: “Contaminated Memories”

Debra Tolchinsky  |   United States

Short Film: “Daddio”

Casey Wilson  |   United States

Short Film: “Easter Snap”

RaMell Ross  |   United States

Short Film: “Enforcement Hours”

Paloma Martinez  |   United States

Short Film: “Excess Will Save Us”

Morgane Dziurla-Petit  |   Sweden

Short Film: “The Flood Is Coming”

Gabriel Böhmer  |   Switzerland
Shorts

Short Film: “Fun Factory”

Lisa Brooke Hansen, Even Hafnor  |  Norway,Germany

Short Film: “The Furniture Maker” El hacedor de muebles

David Avilés  |   Cuba

Short Film: “Guy Proposes To His Girlfriend On A Mountain”

Bernhard Wegner  |  Austria,Germany
ComedyShorts

Short Film: “How to Breathe in Kern County”

Chris Fillipone  |   United States

Short Film: “I Bleed” Sangro

Tiago Minamisawa, Bruno H Castro, Guto BR (Co-director)  |   Brazil
Shorts

Short Film: “In Between”

Samir Karahoda  |   Kosovo

Short Film: “Intermission Expedition”

Wiep Teeuwisse  |   The Netherlands

Short Film: “Julio Iglesias’s House” La casa de Julio Iglesias

Natalia Marín  |   Spain

Short Film: “The Last Trip to the Seaside” Ultimul Drum Spre Mare

Adi Voicu  |   Romania
Shorts

Short Film: “Liberty”

Faren Humes  |   United States

Short Film: “Libre”

Anna Barsan  |   United States

Short Film: “Monster God” Monstruo Dios

Agustina San Martin  |   Argentina

Short Film: “Mr. Mare” Lidérc úr

Luca Tóth  |  Hungary/France

Short Film: “Mthunzi”

Tebogo Malebogo  |   South Africa

Short Film: “Nefta Football Club”

Yves Piat  |   France
ComedyShorts

Short Film: “Nest”

Sonja Rohleder  |   Germany

Short Film: “Nighty Night”

Matt Porter  |   United States
ComedyShorts

Short Film: “Nimic”

Yorgos Lanthinmos  |  Germany/USA/UK
Shorts

Short Film: “North Loop”

Nataki Garrett  |   United States

Short Film: “Omarska”

Varun Sasindran  |   France

Short Film: “The Plunge”

Simon Ryninks  |   United Kingdom
ComedyShorts

Short Film: “Pond”

Tyler Macri  |   United States
Shorts

Short Film: “Rain” Deszcz

Piotr Milczarek  |   Poland
Shorts

Short Film: “Roadkill”

Leszek Mozga  |   United Kingdom

Short Film: “Sandoval’s Bullett” La Bala de Sandoval

Jean-Jacques Martinod  |  Ecuador, Canada

Short Film: “Saya”

Fawzia Mirza, Anam Abbas  |  Pakistan, United States

Short Film: “See You Next Time”

Crystal Kayiza  |   United States

Short Film: “Sheep, Wolf and a Cup of Tea…”

Marion Lacourt  |   France

Short Film: “Stay Close”

Luther Clement, Shuhan Fan  |   United States

Short Film: “Stucco”

Janina Gavankar, Russo Schelling  |   United States

Short Film: “The Role”

Farnoosh Samadi  |   Iran

Short Film: “Tour Manager”

Edmund Flynn  |   United States

Short Film: “Volcano: What Does a Lake Dream?” Vulcão: O Que Sonha Um Lago?

Diana Vidrascu  |  France, Portugal

Short Film: “Watermelon Juice” Suc de Síndria

Irene Moray  |   Spain

Short Film: “White Echo”

Chloë Sevigny  |   United States

Short Film: “Who’s a Good Boy?”

Alex Phillips  |   United States

Shorts 1: Here. Now.

Various  |   Pakistan, United States
Documentary, Drama, Sports

Shorts 2: Portraits

Various  |   Brazil, France, Hungary, Switzerland, The Netherlands
Documentary, Drama, LGBTQ

Shorts 3: Up At Night

Various  |   Argentina, Canada, Finland, United Kingdom, United States
Drama, Horror, Thriller

Shorts 4: These Days

Various  |   Cuba, France, Switzerland, United States
Documentary, Family Affairs, Political

Shorts 5: Life and Something More

Various  |   Germany, Greece, Iran, Spain, United Kingdom, United States, Vietnam
Drama, Family Affairs, Political

Shorts 6: We All Laugh

Various  |   Austria, France, Germany, Norway, United Kingdom, United States
Comedy, Drama, Family Affairs

Shorts 7: Some Kind of Tomorrow

Various  |   Australia, South Africa, United States
Documentary, Drama, Social Commentary

Shorts 8: Histories – Experimental

Various  |   Ecuador, France, Germany, Portugal
Documentary

Shorts 9: Building Something Out Of Something

Various  |   Argentina, Canada, France, Kosovo, Qatar
Documentary, Historical, Political
The Sleepwalkers film still

The Sleepwalkers Los Sonámbulos

Paula Hernández  |  Argentina, Uruguay
Coming of Age, Drama, Family Affairs
Sole film still

Sole

Carlo Sironi  |  Italy, Poland
Drama, Social Commentary

The Song of Names

François Girard  |   Canada
Historical, Jewish Interest, Music

Song Without a Name Canción sin nombre

Melina León  |  Peru, United States
Drama, Family Affairs, Social Commentary
Sorry We Missed You film still

Sorry We Missed You

Ken Loach  |  United Kingdom, France, Belgium
Drama, Family Affairs, Social Commentary
Spider film still

Spider Araña

Andrés Wood  |   Chile
Historical, Political, Thriller
The Swallows of Kabul film still

The Swallows of Kabul Les hirondelles de Kaboul

Zabou Breitman and Eléa Gobbé-Mévellec  |  France, Switzerland, Luxembourg
Animation, Political, Religion
The County film still

The County Héraðið

Grímur Hákonarson  |  Iceland, Denmark, Germany, France
Comedy, Drama, Political
A Thief's Daughter film still

A Thief’s Daughter La hija de un ladrón

Belén Funes  |   Spain
Coming of Age, Family Affairs, Social Commentary
Those Who Remained film still

Those Who Remained Akik Maradtak

Barnabás Tóth  |   Hungary
Drama, Historical, Jewish Interest, Political
To Live To Sing film still

To Live To Sing Huo zhe chang zhe

Johnny Ma  |  China, France
Art/Film, Drama, Music
The Torch film still

The Torch

Jim Farrell  |   United States
Art/Film, Documentary, Music

The Traitor Il traditore

Marco Bellocchio  |   Italy
Crime, Drama, Political
Tremors film still

Tremors Temblores

Jayro Bustamante  |  Guatemala, France, Luxembourg
LGBTQ, Religion, Social Commentary

The Truth La Vérité

Hirokazu Kore-eda  |  France, Japan
Art/Film, Drama, Family Affairs
The Twentieth Century film still

The Twentieth Century

Matthew Rankin  |   Canada
Comedy, Historical, Political
Comedy

The Two Popes

Fernando Meirelles  |  United States, United Kingdom, Italy, Argentina
Comedy, Drama, Religion
Varda By Agnes film still

Varda by Agnès Varda par Agnès

Agnès Varda  |   France
Art/Film, Biopic, Documentary
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The Vast of Night

Andrew Patterson  |   United States
Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller
After Dark
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