April 2017

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1.
A Bronx Tale (1993)
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A father becomes worried when a local gangster befriends his son in the Bronx in the 1960s. (121 mins.)
Director: Robert De Niro
 
2.
Married to the Mob (1988)
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An undercover FBI agent falls in love with a recently widowed mafia wife, who is trying to restart her life following her husband's murder while being pursued by a libidinous mafia kingpin seeking to claim her for himself. (104 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
 
3.
Beau Travail (1999)
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This film focuses on an ex-Foreign Legion officer as he recalls his once glorious life, leading troops in Africa. (92 mins.)
Director: Claire Denis
 
4.
Trouble Every Day (2001)
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Two American newlyweds in Paris experience a love so strong, it almost devours them. (101 mins.)
Director: Claire Denis
 
5.
The Discovery (2017)
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Two years after the afterlife is scientifically proven, a man attempts to help a young woman break away from her dark past. (102 mins.)
 
6.
White Material (2009)
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Amidst turmoil and racial conflict in a Francophone African state, a white French woman fights for her coffee crop, her family and ultimately for her life. (106 mins.)
Director: Claire Denis
 
7.
Always Shine (2016)
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Best friends Anna and Beth take a weekend trip to Big Sur, hopeful to re-establish a bond broken by years of competition and jealousy... (85 mins.)
Director: Sophia Takal
 
8.
The Blackcoat's Daughter (2015)
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Two girls must battle a mysterious evil force when they get left behind at their boarding school over winter break. (93 mins.)
Director: Osgood Perkins
 
9.
The Love Witch (2016)
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A modern-day witch uses spells and magic to get men to fall in love with her. (120 mins.)
Director: Anna Biller
 
10.
The Death of Louis XIV (2016)
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Upon returning from a hunting expedition, King Louis XIV feels a sharp pain in his leg. He begins to die, surrounded by loyal followers in the royal chambers. (115 mins.)
Director: Albert Serra
 
11.
The Power of Kangwon Province (1998)
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(Korean with English subtitles) Helmed by one of Korea's leading directors, Hong Sang-soo, Jisook joins... (110 mins.)
Director: Sang-soo Hong
 
12.
Two Lovers and a Bear (2016)
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Set in a small town near the North Pole where roads lead to nowhere, the story follows Roman (DeHaan) and Lucy (Maslany), two burning souls who come together to make a leap for life and inner peace. (96 mins.)
Director: Kim Nguyen
 
13.
Colossal (2016)
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Gloria is an out-of-work party girl forced to leave her life in New York City and move back home. When reports surface that a giant creature is destroying Seoul, she gradually comes to the realization that she is somehow connected to this phenomenon. (109 mins.)
Director: Nacho Vigalondo
 
14.
Eastern Boys (2013)
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A businessman makes a regular arrangement with a Ukrainian prostitute, despite the youngster's involvement in a controlling street gang. (128 mins.)
Director: Robin Campillo
 
15.
The Transfiguration (2016)
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When troubled teen Milo, who has a fascination with vampire lore, meets the equally alienated Sophie, the two form a bond that begins to blur Milo's fantasy into reality. (97 mins.)
Director: Michael O'Shea
 
16.
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)
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Pepas's lover, Iván, leaves her and she tries to contact him to find out why he's left. In her search for Iván... (88 mins.)
 
17.
Woman on the Beach (2006)
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A movie director entices his young friend to come to the beach on the pretext of writing a script. He then starts an affair with the friend's girlfriend. (127 mins.)
Director: Sang-soo Hong
 
18.
Free Fire (2016)
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Set in Boston in 1978, a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two gangs turns into a shootout and a game of survival. (91 mins.)
Director: Ben Wheatley
 
19.
Presenting Princess Shaw (2015 Documentary)
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A documentary on the collaborative relationship between New Orleans based songwriter/YouTube star Samantha Montgomery and composer/video artist Ophir Kutiel. (83 mins.)
Director: Ido Haar
 
20.
Everything Else (2016)
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For 35 years Doña Flor has worked as a clerk in a government office. Each day she attends dozens of... (98 mins.)
Director: Natalia Almada
 
21.
Casting JonBenet (2017 Documentary)
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The unsolved death of six-year-old American beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey remains the world's most sensational child murder case... (80 mins.)
Director: Kitty Green
 
22.
Thirst Street (2017)
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Gina, an American flight attendant, falls in with a Parisian bartender on a layover only to find herself tangled in a web of deception, delusion and unrequited amour fou. (83 mins.)
Director: Nathan Silver
 
23.
The Dinner (2017)
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Two sets of wealthy parents meet for dinner to decide what to do about a crime their sons have committed. (120 mins.)
Director: Oren Moverman
 
24.
Beach Rats (2017)
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A Brooklyn teenager spends his days experimenting with drugs and looking online for older men to meet with. (98 mins.)
Director: Eliza Hittman
 
25.
Menashe (2017)
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Within Brooklyn's ultra-orthodox Jewish community, a widower battles for custody of his son. A tender drama performed entirely in Yiddish, the film intimately explores the nature of faith and the price of parenthood. (82 mins.)