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Explore all of the films that this year’s festival has to offer, from thrilling dramas to outrageous comedies. Use the filter controls to find just the films you’re looking for, screening exactly the way you want to experience them.

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Costa Brava, Lebanon

Mounia Akl  |   Lebanon, France, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Qatar
Arabic  
Drama, Environmental, Political

The idyllic life of the free-spirited Badri family comes abruptly to a halt when, unexpectedly, the neighboring land on their utopic mountain home is requisitioned and an illegal landfill is built just beyond their fence.

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The House of Snails (La Casa de Caracol)

Macarena Astorga  |   Spain, Peru, Mexico
Spanish  
Drama, Horror, Mystery

Novelist Antonio Prieto arrives at a remote mountain town in Southern Spain hoping to find peace and quiet to work on his next novel. But local color soon turns menacing when Antonio realizes the town is harboring a dark and terrifying secret.

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Maixabel

Icíar Bollaín  |   Spain
Spanish  
Coming of Age, Literary Adaptation, Women Centered
Acclaimed filmmaker Icíar Bollaín (Take My Eyes) returns with the inspiring true story of a politician's widow who, in the face of unspeakable violence, takes a brave step toward forgiveness [...]
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The Odd-Job Men (Sis dies corrents)

Neus Ballús  |   Spain
Berber, Catalan, Spanish  
Comedy, Social Commentary
In this wry and thoroughly charming yarn, a trio of real-life plumbers play three handymen who spend six comically tense days in one another’s company. With long-term crony Pep’s impending [...]
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Parallel Mothers

Pedro Almodóvar  |   Spain
Spanish  
Drama, Women Centered
From Oscar-winning Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar (Talk to Her) comes the story of two women who give birth the same day. Although neither of their pregnancies was planned, Janis (Penélope [...]
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Wandering Heart (Errante corazón)

Leonardo Brzezicki  |   Argentina, Brazil, Spain, Chile, The Netherlands
Portuguese, Spanish  
Drama, LGBTQ, Sex and Sexuality
Gay single father Santiago has reached a tipping point in his life. Reeling from a bitter breakup, Santiago is also facing the impending departure of his daughter Laila, with whom [...]