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1. Better Mus' Come (2010)

104 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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The film follows warring political factions in 1970s Jamaica as they enlist the support of gangs to enforce their policies, and advance their political agenda. It is a fictionalized ... See full summary »

Director: Storm Saulter | Stars: Sheldon Shepherd, Sky Nicole Grey, Ricardo Orgil, Everaldo Cleary

Votes: 132

2. I Want to Live (2015)

106 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

9.8
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I Want to Live is documentary on the lives of Kurdish Refugee from Syria, living refugees camps in Kurdistan. Shot on location, it is set against the Syrian civil war and the ISIS (Islamic ... See full summary »

Director: Karzan Kardozi

Votes: 41

3. Station (I) (2014)

103 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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Three psychotic assassins take up a job at a waiting room of a deserted railway Station. Will they finish the job or anything that can go wrong will go wrong?

Director: Saad Khan | Stars: Kanika Batra, Gulshan Grover, Rohiet Nair, Sameer Kevin Roy

Votes: 86

4. Curious Thing (2010)

8 min | Short, Drama, Romance

5.0
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Jared is closeted. Sam is straight. They find a connection in each other that they've never had before, but where do they go from there? Over the course of three nights, six gay men sat ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Hain | Stars: Danny Bernardy, Matthew Wilkas, Rebecca Pappa, Phoenix List

Votes: 213

5. Mad Max Sweded (2010)

3 min | Short, Comedy

7.8
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Nearly surreal 'sweding' of Mad Max (1979).

Director: Nikolay Yeriomin | Stars: Darina Zhuchenko, Nikolay Yeriomin, Lena Polovina, Kate Zhuchenko

Votes: 13

6. Slumber Party (2005 Video)

R | 76 min | Comedy

3.2
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When Naomi, a fine, young sexy thing from South Central LA is invited to Palm Springs by her rich Uncle Bob to house sit for the weekend, she jumps at the chance to get out of the hood. But... See full summary »

Directors: Jazmine Bizzoco, Crystal Ellis, Venice Ventresca | Stars: Tyrell Ellis, Taetta Chip, Hakim Muhammad, Tianah Patterson

Votes: 73

7. Freestyle (2010)

PG-13 | 86 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

2.9
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A romance set in the world of freestyle basketball.

Director: Kolton Lee | Stars: Lucy Konadu, Arinzé Kene, Alfie Allen, Suzann McLean

Votes: 331

8. Wish 143 (2009)

24 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Tells the story of a young man desperate to come of age before time runs out.

Director: Ian Barnes | Stars: Samuel Holland, Rory Kinnear, Kieran Hardcastle, Lizzie Roper

Votes: 464

9. Papichulo (2008)

21 min | Short, Drama, Family

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A young actor in New York City struggles to meet the demands of his family while pursuing his dreams.

Directors: Marquis Smalls, A.W. McKnight | Stars: Anny Mariano, Brittany Mirabile, Alethea Rivera, Johnny Rivera

10. High-Rise (2009)

71 min | Documentary

7.0
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Through dialogues with the owners of penthouses in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Recife, High-Rise explores the social and cultural mindset of the elite, and the phenomenon of the '... See full summary »

Director: Gabriel Mascaro

Votes: 104

11. Streets of Plenty (2010)

65 min | Documentary

7.1
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With the 2010 Olympics approaching, will the world get to know Vancouver's darkest secret? 'Streets of Plenty' chronicles one man's perilous journey to live in Vancouver's downtown east ... See full summary »

Directors: Alex Kleider, Corey Ogilvie | Stars: Misha Kleider, Gregor Robertson, Gabor Mate, Thomas Kerr

Votes: 86

12. Stuck in the Corners (2014)

22 min | Short, Drama

9.6
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Andre Thompson was a college bound highschool senior from the wrong neighborhood. As he struggles to make it out and follow his dreams, his environment fights to pull him under.

Directors: Ary Katz, Tre Shallowhorn | Stars: Ary Katz, Brandon Quintin Adams, Theresa Hayes, Deon Lucas

Votes: 7

13. Breaking the Voice (2009 Video)

8 min | Short, Drama, Music

7.9
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Moments before a performance, a young man goes through a process to find his 'voice'.

Director: Suzan Temizer | Stars: Daniel Oostendorp, Belle Raine, Archie Mann, Jaben Ryan

Votes: 7

14. Bilal's Stand (2010)

99 min | Drama

6.8
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Bilal, a Muslim high school senior works at his family's long-owned taxi stand. "The Stand," as they call it, has been the source of all activity and money for the family for the last sixty... See full summary »

Director: Sultan Sharrief | Stars: Nadir Ahmad, Ousama Elsaadi, Julian Gant, Helki Jackson

Votes: 84

15. Sex, Drugs, and Stu (2010)

95 min | Comedy

6.0
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Stu and Rupert like to get high and go to the gym to watch the ladies. But Stu's stoner existence is interrupted when he loses his job and is evicted from his apartment by his Irish mobster... See full summary »

Director: Jon Louis | Stars: Derek W. Adam, Patricia Coleman, Mable Estella, Jason R. Gonzales

Votes: 12

16. City of God's Son (2009)

67 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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'City of God's Son', a crime drama/coming of age tale of three fictitious characters growing up in a crime ridden mythical New York in a jungle. This project explores the icon of the ... See full summary »

Star: Delroy Lindo

Votes: 7

17. DeAf Jam (2010 Video)

70 min | Documentary

7.8
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In Deaf Jam, a Deaf New York City teen is introduced to sign language poetry and boldly enters the spoken word slam scene.

Director: Judy Lieff | Stars: Aneta Brodski, Tahani Salah

Votes: 23

18. Predileção (2009)

17 min | Short, Action, Crime

5.9
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Seven men, one woman, one plan: the perfect bank job. But one small unforeseen glitch leads the band of robbers into a deadly shootout throughout the city of Rio de Janeiro...or was it really unforeseen?

Director: Marcio Garcia | Stars: Ricardo Blat, Milhem Cortaz, Murilo Elbas, Stephanie Fantauzzi

Votes: 56

19. Behind the Red Motel Door (2011)

102 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.6
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Director: TheWorldFamous Ike | Stars: Lindsey Ahern, Ross Araujo, Mark Booker, Teryl Brouillette

Votes: 12

20. 17 (2009)

14 min | Short, Drama

5.9
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When 17-year-old Dan finds his Grandmother beaten in a mugging, he seeks out revenge.

Director: Jamie Bolton | Stars: Sean Bridgeman, Martin Cannon, Christopher Conway, Joshua Davey

Votes: 7

21. Death of a Boxer (2009)

8 min | Short, Biography, Drama

6.1
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The fate of Jordan's first Olympic boxer will be decided not in the ring, but on the streets.

Director: Naji Abu Nowar | Star: Mohammed Abu Khadija

Votes: 10

22. City of Sadness (2009 Video)

24 min | Short, Drama

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A man seeks redemption by caring for his paralyzed friend, whose life he destroyed. Chris thinks that his mistakes lead to an accident which killed his best friend's wife and left his best ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Ronny | Stars: Kat Gang, Zach McCoy, Anthony M. Pizzuto, Scott Price

23. Ice Grill, U.S.A. (2009)

97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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"Ice Grill, USA" is a vivid yet stark examination of the pursuit of the American Dream. Set in the multicultural landscape of Atlantic City, NJ, IGU examines class struggle and the ... See full summary »

Directors: Mark Bernardi, Greg Santarsiero | Stars: Connor Fox, Denise Ramirez, Tyler Noble, Aaron Mathias

Votes: 43

24. The Zodiac Show: Metamorphosis (2009)

72 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama | Post-production

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Director: Lee Cherry | Stars: Carmit Bachar, Allan Louis, Adam Lambert, Caryn E. Kaplan

25. Bullets Over Brownsville (2009)

94 min | Action, Drama

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Four parallel stories converge in one of Brooklyn New York's most notorious neighborhoods.

Directors: Damon Diddit, Natural Langdon | Stars: Assibey Blake, Lymiek Chambers, Tayibah Clay, Jumaane Ford Jr.

26. Separated at Birth (2009)

100 min | Drama

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An urban drama about an inner-city elementary school teacher that uses a story about twins that got separated at birth as a back drop to drum up a conversation about the importance of career choices in life.

Director: Armand Scott | Stars: Kasey Busiel, Benjamin Gardner, Terrence Mardis, Meiko Taylor

27. John the Angry Mover (2009)

24 min | Short, Comedy

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About an old bitter mover named John that is forced to work with Chris, a mover that is legendary for his laziness and mischief on the job.

Director: Mike Fair | Stars: Yvonne Garza, Shawn Harris, Michael Anthony Jackson, Monique Jeter

28. Breve encuentro (2016)

Short, Comedy

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Brief Encounter could be the beginning of an eventful love story or something to forget when you leave the place where you made an special eye contact with somebody that it looks special ... See full summary »

Directors: Marina Rodríguez Colás, Carol Rodríguez | Stars: Jose Javier Domínguez, Patricia Medina

29. Orange Grove (2010)

78 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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A coming of age story about two best friends who embark on the adventure of self-discovery and so-called young love in the unrepresented Latino streets of Orange County California. The ... See full summary »

Director: J.E. Ruiz | Stars: Ronnie Alvarez, Alexis Cozombolidis, Fanie Garcia, Freddy Harris

Votes: 13

30. João e o Cão (2008)

16 min | Short, Drama, Family

5.2
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João lives on a shabby suburban estate. He is always in trouble with the grown-ups, who don't seem to understand that his flamboyant behavior stems from his insecurity and desperation.

Director: André Marques | Stars: Maria Emília Correia, Mauro Costa, Ricardo Figueiredo, Chandra Malatitch

Votes: 16

31. Dressed (I) (2011)

79 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

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DRESSED is the inspiring story of Laos-American fashion designer, Nary Manivong, who defied a broken childhood and homelessness in Columbus Ohio, to follow his dream of chowing his ... See full summary »

Director: David John Swajeski | Stars: Mickey Boardman, Simon Collins, Simon Doonan, Amanda Fields

32. Someday We Will Get Married (2009)

15 min | Short, Drama, Romance

8.3
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The story of a girl finding out that first love ends, but she doesn't have to end with it.

Director: Monika Lind | Stars: Sarah Hagan, Douglas Smith, Carlee Avers, Brian Sounalath

Votes: 7

33. Black Site (2009)

81 min | Drama

7.8
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A group of people get captured in their homes and business and are taken to a make-shift prison. They are soon uncovered as detainees in the 'War of Terror.' Santiago, a new recruit for ... See full summary »

Director: Nectarios Leonidas | Stars: Vonia Arslanian, Nicholas Bulba, Ashley Carpenter, Aquiles Conde

Votes: 6

34. Astralis - Institution (2010)

81 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

9.0
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Astralis - institution is a documentary film about the path of few croatian DJs, since the time they were music-infected kids in socialistic ex-Yugoslavia, to the biggest word's music ... See full summary »

Directors: Igor Neljak, Damir Ludvig

Votes: 20

35. Determinism (2012)

80 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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A lonely U.S. Indian college student, who desperately attempts to escape his fate, unwittingly descends into a world of crime and violence.

Directors: Ranju Majumdar, Sanjit Majumdar | Stars: Amaobi Anyaogu, Chris Bunch, Lyne Geneste, Mike Ghelardi

Votes: 66

36. Second Chance (I) (2009)

11 min | Short, Drama

5.7
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16 year old rebel Aaron Bently convinces his school to take him and a bunch of hard to reach students on a life altering weekend residential trip. What the school doesn't know is that ... See full summary »

Director: Clint Dyer | Stars: Aml Ameen, David Harewood, Julian Sands, Alison Steadman

Votes: 6

37. Cred (2009)

16 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Wynton Richardson must decide how far he's willing to go for a little bit of quiet and a whole lot of respect.

Director: Sherman Payne | Stars: Al Thompson, Haas Manning, Alexis Savino, Michael Scott King

Votes: 14

38. Madison Hall (2009)

90 min | Adventure, Comedy

7.0
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Two fights, a kidnapping, a break-in in the tunnel system, and a bomb threat send the campus police for a wild ride as they search for the terrorist responsible for the acts committed by 14... See full summary »

Director: Jared Scott Mercier | Stars: Kasim Aslam, Jennifer Ball, Jonathan Baranick, Jamie Daniels

Votes: 5

39. Delerious (2006 Video)

5 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

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On a bus somewhere in London, a young man on his way to work sets off on a journey filled with eccentric characters and dark comedy. This is a small tale of frustration and dramatic tension!

Director: Stanis Azevedo | Stars: Toni Brooks, Ross Feltham, Iona Garcia, Julian Nicholson

40. When You Die as a Cat (2009)

87 min | Documentary, War

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After the war in Bosnia poet Goran Simic immigrates to Canada hoping he could be what he was before. The bumps on that road are not just in different language and culture or in an industry ... See full summary »

Director: Zoran Maslic

41. Tinytown (2009)

7 min | Short, Action, Adventure

7.4
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They're cops. They're kids.

Director: Tim Dean | Stars: Louis Corbett, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Andy McPhee, Danica Wild

Votes: 16

42. Get Up, Get Down (2006 Video)

5 min | Documentary, Short, Musical

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Jump into the action of an underground night scene that's picking up steam and growing in popularity, while trying to maintain it's sense of self and community.

Director: Damian Kuehn

43. Sparkling Spiral (2008)

20 min | Short, Fantasy

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Voluntary action to society is the key in realizing our positive future. In a world where technology blends with daily lives, People new that voluntary actions can bring even a small change... See full summary »

Directors: Taku Kotabe, Muneo Miyagawa | Stars: Sae Akitsu, Mika Yasuda

44. Pechatnikoff Alley, 3 (2009)

39 min | Short, Comedy

7.7
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This film is about one of the last streets of old Moscow which is about to be destroyed by urban over-development in this richest of countries. One man tries to document the street's last ... See full summary »

Directors: Nataliya Belyauskene, Yevgeni Vaskevich | Stars: Aleksandr Mozhayev, Dmitriy Mukhamadeev, Vladimir Skvortsov, Artyom Smola

Votes: 7

45. Overcoming the Storm (2006 Video)

13 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

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A documentary short that follows several residents of New Orleans' 9th Ward as they return to their homes for the first time after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.

Director: Matthew Heineman

46. El último aliento (2017)

15 min | Short, Adventure, Drama | Post-production

The story of a unknown hero and his journey between the life of the jungle.

Director: Octavio Maya | Stars: Adrian Alonso, Marco Treviño, Barbarella Pardo, Carlos Bolado

47. Aquel rebaño azul (2009)

99 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

9.6
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The blue herd is a historical account of the complex plot surrounding police brutality in Puerto Rico, by means of vivid videos intertwined with eyewitness accounts. The documentary is a ... See full summary »

Director: Guillermo Gómez-Álvarez

Votes: 5

48. Taylors Trophy (2009)

21 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

8.0
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A work shy wide boy, attempts to solve the mystery of his local pub's burglary and claim a reward that will settle his debt with a threatening criminal. Through a series of flashbacks and ... See full summary »

Director: Jason McDonald | Stars: Grace Adams-Short, Christopher Anthony, Laya Armian, Bradley Benjamin

Votes: 23

49. Phoebe Zeitgeist (In the City of the White Wolf) (2007)

45 min | Short, Drama

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Phoebe Zeitgeist has been sent to the earth from a distant star to make an eyewitness account of human democracy, but Phoebe Zeitgeist has difficulty because although she has learned the words, she doesn't understand human language.

Director: David Louis Zuckerman | Stars: K8 Hardy, Adam Kleinman, Walker Lewis, Mike Mikos

50. All Out War (2013)

82 min | Documentary, Animation, Music

8.4
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This film is a raw exploration into one of our generation's most incredible creations - B-Boying.

Director: Robert Pilichowski | Stars: Jesse 'Casper' Brown, Karl Alba, Luis Roberto Martinez, Jeffrey 'Machine' McCann

Votes: 5