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1.
The Fool (2014)
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Dima Nikitin is an ordinary honest plumber who suddenly decides to face the corrupt system of local politics in order to save the lives of 800 inhabitants of an old dormitory, which is about to collapse. (116 mins.)
Director: Yuriy Bykov
 
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The White Knights (2015)
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At the head of his NGO Move For Kids, Jacques Arnault pulls some humanitarian workers in a country of Africa "to take in" orphan children. The operation is transformed in a panic. (112 mins.)
Director: Joachim Lafosse
 
3.
Lore (2012)
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As the Allies sweep across Germany, Lore leads her siblings on a journey that exposes them to the truth of their parents' beliefs. An encounter with a mysterious refugee forces Lore to rely on a person she has always been taught to hate. (109 mins.)
Director: Cate Shortland
 
4.
Clandestine Childhood (2011)
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Juan lives in clandestinity. Just like his mum, his dad and his adored uncle Beto, outside his home he has another name... (112 mins.)
 
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Camp 14: Total Control Zone (2012 Documentary)
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Shin Dong-Huyk was born on November 19, 1983 as a political prisoner in a North Korean re-education camp... (106 mins.)
Director: Marc Wiese
 
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80 Millions (2011)
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Solidarity activists prepare a bravura heist, taking out 80 mln from a union bank account just before it is blocked by communist authorities. (102 mins.)
 
7.
Dormant Beauty (2012)
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A mosaic of several intertwined stories questioning the meaning of life, love and hope, set during the last six days in the life of Eluana Englaro, a young woman who spent 17 years in a vegetative state. (115 mins.)
 
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Rock the Casbah (2013)
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The whole family is reunited when Sofia comes back for his father's funeral. Quickly, inner problems are revealed. (100 mins.)
 
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S.B.: I Knew Him Well (2012 Documentary)
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SB I knew him well is a portrait of Silvio Berlusconi by the words of whom has really known him. It... (74 mins.)
 
10.
The Gatekeepers (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary featuring interviews with all surviving former heads of Shin Bet, the Israeli security agency whose activities and membership are closely held state secrets. (101 mins.)
Director: Dror Moreh
 
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Redemption Street (2012)
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It has been years since the war ended. A young deputy prosecutor, Dusan, handling the investigation of war crimes... (91 mins.)
Director: Miroslav Terzic
 
12.
The Company You Keep (2012)
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A former Weather Underground activist goes on the run from a journalist who has discovered his identity. (125 mins.)
Director: Robert Redford
 
13.
Illégal (2010)
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A single mother of a thirteen-year-old boy from Belarus seeks refuge in Belgium with dreams of a better life, but instead, she will be incarcerated and separated from her son, risking deportation. (90 mins.)
 
14.
The Exam (2011)
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1957, Budapest. A young defense officer's loyalty is tested by his mentor in a highly deceptive spy game. (89 mins.)
Director: Péter Bergendy
 
15.
Hitler's Children (2011 Documentary)
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A look into the lives of the descendants of the top Nazi officials who worked under Hitler's command. (59 mins.)
Director: Chanoch Ze'evi
 
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Killing the Chickens to Scare the Monkeys (2011 Short Film)
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In a greyish area, nine scenes are enacted, where national politics and strategy are having unforeseen consequences in a young woman's life. (24 mins.)
Director: Jens Assur
 
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Diplomacy (2014)
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A historical drama that depicts the relationship between Dietrich von Choltitz, the German military governor of occupied Paris, and Swedish consul-general Raoul Nordling. (84 mins.)
 
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Policeman (2011)
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A member of an Israeli anti-terrorist unit clashes with a group of young radicals. (105 mins.)
Director: Nadav Lapid
 
19.
The Square (2013 Documentary)
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A group of Egyptian revolutionaries battle leaders and regimes, risking their lives to build a new society of conscience. (108 mins.)
Director: Jehane Noujaim
 
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Okupacija, 27. slika (2013 Documentary)
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We encounter the controversial Croatian film director Lordan Zafranovic in voluntary exile in Prague... (72 mins.)
Director: Pavo Marinkovic
 
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Paradzhanov (2013)
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A film director Sergey Paradjanov creates brilliant films. His nonconformist behavior conflicts with Soviet System... (95 mins.)
 
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Les interdits (2013)
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1979. Carole and Jerome are 20 and go on tour in Odessa, behind the Iron Curtain. They are cousins and pretend engaged... (101 mins.)
 
23.
Fire in the Blood (2013 Documentary)
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An intricate tale of "medicine, monopoly and malice", FIRE IN THE BLOOD tells the story of how Western... (87 mins.)
 
24.
Half of a Yellow Sun (2013)
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Sisters Olanna and Kainene return home to 1960s Nigeria, where they soon diverge on different paths. As civil war breaks out, political events loom larger than their differences as they join the fight to establish an independent republic. (111 mins.)
Director: Biyi Bandele
 
25.
National Security (2012)
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On September 4, 1984, democracy movement leader Kim Jong Tae (Park Won Sang) is arrested and taken to... (110 mins.)
Director: Ji-yeong Jeong
 
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Doutes: Chronique du sentiment politique (2013)
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Six years of political debates between two couples. (82 mins.)
 
27.
The Bag of Flour (2012)
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Director: Kadija Leclere
 
28.
Plot for Peace (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary that reveals the untold story of apartheid's fall, and the mysterious French businessman who was instrumental in Nelson Mandela's release from jail. (84 mins.)
 
29.
Super Trash (2013 Documentary)
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One Man. One Camera. Two Years in a dump (74 mins.)
Director: Martin Esposito
 
30.
The German Doctor (2013)
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The true story of an Argentine family who lived with Josef Mengele without knowing his true identity, and of a girl who fell in love with one of the biggest criminals of all time. (93 mins.)
Director: Lucía Puenzo
 
31.
Neighboring Sounds (2012)
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The lives of the residents of a Brazilian apartment building and the security guards who get the job guarding the surrounding streets. (131 mins.)
 
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Dear Betrayed Friends (2012)
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Andor Czettl in his early sixties, visits the declassified Communist archives one day to read the reports filed about him... (90 mins.)
Director: Sára Cserhalmi
 
33.
Labyrinth of Lies (2014)
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A story that exposes the conspiracy of prominent German institutions and government branches to cover up the crimes of Nazis during World War II. (124 mins.)
 
34.
The State-Mafia Pact (2014)
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The story about how the pact beetween Italian State and Mafia was inked with innocence blood. (108 mins.)
Director: Sabina Guzzanti
 
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NN (2014)
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A forensic anthropologist in Lima leads a group that helps people find their missing relatives from... (89 mins.)
Director: Héctor Gálvez
 
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In the Crosswind (2014)
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"Risttuules" is very emotional and tragic movie about mass deportation to Siberia based on memories of Erna... (90 mins.)
Director: Martti Helde
 
37.
The Guide (2014)
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American boy Peter and blind minstrel Ivan are thrown together by fate amidst the turbulent mid-1930s Soviet Ukraine. (122 mins.)
Director: Oles Sanin
 
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Pionery-geroi (2015)
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1987. Olga, Katya and Andrey are going to be Pioneers. They are going to be the last Pioneers of the USSR. Nowadays in their 30's, they are facing another reality with no place for heroic deeds. (116 mins.)
 
39.
The Russian Woodpecker (2015 Documentary)
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As his country is gripped by revolution and war, a Ukrainian victim of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster discovers a dark secret and must decide whether to risk his life and play his part in the revolution by revealing it. (80 mins.)
Director: Chad Gracia
 
40.
Timbuktu (2014)
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A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives -- which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith -- abruptly disturbed. (97 mins.)
 
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The Gate (2014)
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Two decades after forging an unlikely alliance in Pol Pot's Cambodia, a French ethnologist and a former Khmer Rouge official meet again after the latter is arrested for crimes against humanity. (95 mins.)
Director: Régis Wargnier
 
42.
A tartótiszt (2013 Documentary)
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(63 mins.)
Director: Ágota Varga
 
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Words with Gods (2014)
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The first of four installments in the groundbreaking Heartbeat of the World anthology film series. Comprised... (133 mins.)
 
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Elser (2015)
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In November 1939, Georg Elser's attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler fails, and he is arrested. During his confinement, he recalls the events leading up to his plot and his reasons for deciding to take such drastic action. (114 mins.)
 
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The Tunnel (2001)
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Based on a true story a group of East Berliners escaping to the West. Harry Melchior was a champion... (150 mins.)
 
46.
All That Glitters (2010 Documentary)
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A documentary film about the sudden arrival of capitalism to a Kyrgyz village where communism has not yet seen its last days. (90 mins.)
Director: Tomas Kudrna
 
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Post Mortem (2010)
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In Chile, 1973, during the last days of Salvador Allende's presidency, an employee at a Morgue's recording office falls for a burlesque dancer who mysteriously disappears. (98 mins.)
Director: Pablo Larraín
 
48.
The Minister (2011)
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Transport Minister Bertrand Saint-Jean is awoken in the middle of the night by his head of staff. A bus has gone off the road into a gully... (115 mins.)
 
49.
If Not Us, Who? (2011)
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(124 mins.)
Director: Andres Veiel