With Global Film Initiative (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
2. Love Sick (2006)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama
Love. It just happens. No rules. It may look sick, but it's deep and it hurts. For everyone, Alex and Kiki are just good friends. They happen to be two girls experiencing another kind of love. For their family, Kiki and Sandu are sister and brother who sometimes fight. They happen to be lovers. Love Sick is about their stories.
4. Kept and Dreamless (2005)
Unrated | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
Florence, a young irresponsible mother & and her precocious daughter, Eugenia, have an unusual relationship. The roles between the two are reversed. Florence is totally inept at caring for ... See full summary »
5. Liar's Dice (2013)
104 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A mother and her daughter embarks on a desperate journey to find her missing husband. She met an guy who promised to help her for money. With limited money it become difficult to continue the search which leads to anxiety and despair.
6. Whisky (2004)
94 min | Comedy, Drama
When his long-lost brother resurfaces, Jacobo, desperate to prove his life has added up to something, looks to scrounge up a wife. He turns to Marta, an employee at his sock factory, with ... See full summary »
7. Gise Memuru (2010)
96 min | Drama
Quiet and introverted toll booth clerk Kenan's life, a humdrum routine between the Tavsancik toll booth plaza and his home, will change the day the new operations chief comes to inspect Tavsancik.
8. Beauty (2011)
Unrated | 99 min | Drama
Portrait of a closeted gay husband/father living a life of quiet middle-aged desperation who becomes fixated on a friend's handsome collegiate son, leading to an incident.
9. Miss Lovely (2012)
Not Rated | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A Hindi feature film set in the lower depths of Bombay's "C" grade film industry. Miss Lovely follows the devastating story of two brothers who produce sleazy horror films in the mid-1980s.
10. Acne (2008)
Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Drama
Rafa, a teenage boy who is just edging into his teens tries to unravel the mysteries of love and sex in this coming-of-age story. He is mired in the lower depths of adolescence; his skin is... See full summary »
13. The Parade (2011)
Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama
A homophobic, middle-aged, Serbian gangster ends up sacrificing himself to protect Gay freedom in his country. RADMILO (35) and MIRKO (30) are young and successful gay couple, and they ... See full summary »
14. 10 to 11 (2009)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama
10 to 11 is the story of a passionate collector Mithat and the concierge of the building, Ali. For Mithat Istanbul is as vast as his collections and for Ali is nothing more than a few ... See full summary »
15. Halima's Path (2012)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, War
In order to recover the body of her son lost during the war in Bosnia, a grieving, but strong-willed Muslim woman, Halima, must track down her estranged niece, who we find carries a mysterious connection to him.
17. Fine Dead Girls (2002)
Not Rated | 77 min | Drama, Thriller
A lesbian couple rents an apartment in a seemingly normal building which happens to be populated with all kinds of freaks. Initially kind but unaware of their secret, a landlady tries to ... See full summary »
19. Leo's Room (2009)
Unrated | 95 min | Drama, Romance
Leo, a young man coming to terms with his own sexuality, runs into Caro, a primary school friend he fancied when they were kids, who's now trying to ward off her own personal demons. This ... See full summary »
20. What's a Human Anyway? (2004)
128 min | Comedy
In an apartment building where neighbors, friends, and family are living in close quarters, three male protagonists encounter three phases of manhood in Turkish society. Directors Reha ... See full summary »
21. Pandora's Box (2008)
112 min | Drama
When an aging matriarch starts showing signs of dementia, her dysfunctional family in Istanbul must navigate a minefield of unresolved issues to care for her.
22. Gods (2008)
120 min | Drama
Elisa, fiancee of a wealthy industrialist who is twenty years older than her is eager to shed her working-class background in favor of the opulence of her fiancé's elite lifestyle. To her ... See full summary »
23. Bad Day to Go Fishing (2009)
Not Rated | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Western
A flamboyant impresario and an ageing ex-wrestling champion arrive in a small town, offering a hefty award to the local challenger. In fact, the promoter wants to rinse the spectators for every penny. But, is this a good day to go fishing?
24. Night Train (2007)
94 min | Drama
Wu Hongyan is a young woman working as a prison guard during executions of female convicts. She feels lonely after her husband died, and she takes a night train to another city to visit a ... See full summary »
25. Shadows and Faces (2010)
116 min | Drama
Shadows and Faces tells the story of a young girl who is separated from his shadow puppetry performer father during the ethnic conflict between Cypriot Greeks and Cypriot Turks in 1963.
26. The White Meadows (2009)
92 min | Drama
Rahmat has been asked to meet the inhabitants of these islands to collect their tears. Although for years people have been giving their tears to Rahmat, no one knows exactly what he has been doing with them.
27. When I Saw You (2012)
Not Rated | 98 min | Drama
1967. The world is alive with change: brimming with reawakened energy, new styles, music and an infectious sense of hope. In Jordan, a different kind of change is underway as tens of ... See full summary »
28. Today and Tomorrow (2003)
87 min | Drama
At 24, Paula wants to be an actress, but if she doesn't find her rent money she'll be homeless in 24 hours. Paula is so desperate that she seriously contemplates becoming a prostitute.
29. 2 Girls (2005)
Not Rated | 107 min | Drama
The film is about two teenage girls, Behiye and Handan, with contrasting characteristics and backgrounds, forming a close relationship with sexual implications. As they become closer and ... See full summary »
31. Amnesty (2011)
83 min | Drama
Conjugal visits unite two strangers visiting a prison to meet their incarcerated spouses. During these visits, Elsa and Spetim find the companionship missing from their lives. But a ... See full summary »
33. Fuse (2003)
105 min | Comedy, Drama
Two years after the Bosnian war, a town that is slowly rebuilding itself must whip together a democracy when it's announced the U.S. President Bill Clinton might be paying a visit.
35. A Wonderful Night in Split (2004)
Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
During last two hours of the year, the three stories are happening in the dark and deserted streets of coastal town of Split, separated from the wild New Year's Eve parties.
36. In the Battlefields (2004)
88 min | Drama, War
Lina, a young girl in war-torn Beirut, finds an ally and friend in Sihan, her domineering aunt's maid. Sihan shows Lina what her life could be like, but tests the girl's limits when she asks her to help plot her escape from the city.
37. My Tehran for Sale (2009)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama
Marzieh is a young female actress living in Tehran. The authorities ban her theatre work and, like all young people in Iran, she is forced to lead a secret life in order to express herself ... See full summary »
38. The Kite (2003)
Not Rated | 80 min | Drama
A young 15 year old girl, Lamia, lives in a southern Lebanese village on the border with Israel. She is given in marriage to her cousin on the other side of the border. As Lamia crosses the... See full summary »
40. Modest Reception (2012)
100 min | Comedy, Drama
An Iranian couple from the city drive around a remote mountainous region. They hand out bags of money to poor villagers in return for them carrying out unusual requests the couple make of them.
41. Ramchand Pakistani (2008)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama
A 7 year old Pakistani boy and his father belonging to the untouchable Hindu caste accidentally cross the border and spend years in an Indian jail while the mother on the other side doesn't know what has happened to them.
42. Wretched Lives (2001)
100 min | Crime, Drama
Vanessa is a cosmetics consultant who is forced to care for her troubled and mentally challenged sister after their mother's death. Her hustler boyfriend, Olivier, seems unreliable and ... See full summary »
43. Soul of Sand (2010)
99 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Amid the epic landscape of the Mahabharata, the stage is set for an intimate yet eternal tussle between custom and commerce, tradition and modernity.
44. Vaho (2009)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama
On a dry lakebed in 1964, a trucker and his companion find a baby boy. Years later, interweaving narratives about childhood link the destinies of three men from the local neighborhood to ... See full summary »
45. Ordinary People (2009)
Unrated | 79 min | Drama
A recent recruit is one of seven soldiers posted to an abandoned farm with little information. Soon a bus full of frightened men arrive and the soldiers are told they are the enemy.
47. The Fish Fall in Love (2005)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance
After 22 years, Aziz decides to return to his hometown, to sell some family possessions, including the house where he was born. But for his astonishment, the place is now a small restaurant... See full summary »
48. Craft (2010)
85 min | Drama
What's the importance of luck in life? How much effort and talent is enough to guarantee a solid carrier? Is luck part of the craft? Bianca is an excellent actor but theater doesn't pay the... See full summary »
50. Uniform (2003)
94 min | Drama, Thriller
Economic unrest roils central China's Shaanxi Province: local factories are merging, thugs threaten managers, personnel records get lost, and workers are without protections such as health ... See full summary »