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11 Flowers

From one of China's foremost directors, Wang Xiaoshuai (Beijing Bicycle, Shanghai Dreams), comes this moving coming-of-age tale set in a remote village in Guizhou province during the final days of China's Cultural Revolution.

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Algorithms

In India, a group of boys dream of becoming Chess Grandmasters. But this is no ordinary chess and these are no ordinary players. Algorithms is a documentary that transports us into the little known world of Blind Chess.

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Antarctic Edge: 70° South

A thrilling journey to one of the world's most perilous environments, Antarctic Edge: 70° South follows a team of scientists as they explore the West Antarctic Peninsula - the fastest warming place on earth.

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Argentina

Poetic, riveting and moving, three-time Academy Award nominee Carlos Saura's latest foray into the music of Argentina explores the heart of traditional Argentine folklore and its stunning musical heritage - from traditional styles to modern dance.

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Ballerina

In the grand tradition of the Ballets Russes comes this portrait of five Russian ballerinas from the Mariinsky Theatre. From the backstage studio to stages around the world, Ballerina captures the sublime beauty of ballet in all its resplendent glory.

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Ballet Boys

Ballet Boys follows the struggles, set-backs and accomplishments of three friends and hopeful future dance stars- Lukas, Syvert, and Torgeir- as they sacrifice a normal high school experience for the sake of ambition and a love of dance.

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Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

Based on the best-selling novel set during China's cultural revolution, this acclaimed film is about two young men who are sent to a remote mountain village for a Maoist re-education. Starring Zhou Xun (周迅), Liu Ye (劉燁), Chen Kun (陳坤).

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Bliss

Based on the internationally acclaimed novel by Zülfü Livaneli and set against the backdrop of Turkey’s natural wonders, Bliss is an eye-opening story about the taboo subject of honor killings.

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Carmo, Hit the Road

In this Sundance dazzler, Carmo agrees to help a lonesome, wheelchair-bound low-life transport a shipment of smuggled goods. An unlikely romance unfolds as the two are chased through a lush and jagged South American landscape.

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Circo

Gorgeously filmed along the back roads of rural Mexico and set to the music of Calexico, Circo follows the Ponce family’s hardscrabble circus as it struggles to stay together as the fate of this century-old family tradition hangs in the balance.

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Cool & Crazy

A Film by Knut Erik Jensen. Meet a group of men who find purpose, companionship and even fame as members of a male choir in Berlevag, Norway!

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Cow, The

In a small village in Iran, Hassan cherishes his cow more than anything in the world. The Cow won great acclaim at the Venice Film Festival after being smuggled out of Iran in 1971 and was twice voted the best Iranian film ever made by a survey of Iranian film critics.

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Electric Shadows

From director Xiao Jiang, one of China's newest cinematic voices, comes a charming tale about the days when the cinema enchanted China's masses, and audiences breathed and dreamed as one.

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Kestrel's Eye

Filmed over several years, Kestrel's Eye is a wonder-filled portrait of a family of kestrels (European falcons) who live in a church tower above a small Swedish village.

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King of Masks, The

In 1930s China, aging street performer Wang yearns for a male heir to whom he can pass on the secrets of his renowned act. When he adopts an 8-year-old orphan named Doggie, his new heir reveals a desperate secret.

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L'iceberg

After Fiona, the manager of a fast-food restaurant, accidentally gets locked into a walk-in freezer, she develops an obsession with everything cold and icy. One day she drops everything and leaves home - in search of a real iceberg.

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Last Cab to Darwin

Rex is a cab driver who has never left the town of Broken Hill. When he discovers he doesn't have long to live, he decides to drive to Darwin to die on his own terms. But along the way he discovers that before you can end your life you've got to live it.

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Last Elvis, The

Most evenings in Buenos Aires, "Elvis" Gutiérrez is a star - his singing and stage presence bring back to life the King of Rock and Roll. But he retreats from reality until a tragic accident forces him to grapple with his real-world responsibilities.

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Leila

From one of Iran's greatest directors, Dariush Mehrjui, and starring Leila Hatami (A Separation, Deserted Station) comes Leila, a beautiful and mesmerizing story of love, conflict and tradition.

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Lost Islands

The biggest box office success in Israel in 2008, this autobiographical drama features an all-star Israeli cast and provides an entertaining yet incisive look at loyalty and betrayal, and the power of love versus the bonds of family.

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Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America

Journey into the world of Argentina's most famous musical artist in this intimate documentary which explores the impact Mercedes Sosa had on the musical and political heritage of Latin America...and the world.

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Mongolian Ping Pong

A ping pong ball, found floating in a stream, becomes the source of wonderment for three young boys who live in the remote grasslands of Mongolia, a magnificent landscape little changed since the time of Genghis Khan.

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Motherland Afghanistan

After the US-led invasion of Afghanistan, filmmaker Sedika Mojadidi follows her father, a doctor who specializes in women's health, back to his war-ravaged homeland to help rebuild hospitals that serve women.

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New Rijksmuseum, The

In 2003, the ambitious renovation of The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam began. Home to masterpieces by Rembrandt, Vermeer and others, the museum finally reopened five years later than expected, with costs exceeding half a billion dollars.

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On the Rumba River

In 1948, Antoine ‘Wendo’ Kolosoy's first album made him the superstar of Congolese Rumba. But as Congo suffered under the dictator Mobutu, he was reduced to beggarhood. In the late 1990s, older and wiser, Wendo made his comeback.

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People of a Feather

Featuring stunning footage from seven winters in the Arctic, People of a Feather takes us into the world of the Inuit in northern Canada. Connecting past, present and future is the Inuit's unique relationship with the eider duck.

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Raw and the Cooked, The: A Culinary Journey Through Taiwan

The Raw and the Cooked is a sumptuous exploration of the island's rich culinary traditions and their relationship to Taiwan's unique mix of cultures.

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Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation

One of the most iconic structures ever conceived, Barcelona's La Sagrada Familia is an astonishing architectural project first imagined by Antoni Gaudi in the late 19th century. More than 125 years after construction began, La Sagrada Familia remains unfinished.

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Same Same But Different

Based on a true story, this refreshing drama revolves around Ben, a young German student traveling to Cambodia on a post-graduation summer trip, and Sreykeo, a 21-year-old bar girl in Phnom Penh.

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Seaside

In a small beach town in France, beautiful young Marie works at a pebble processing plant. Her boyfriend, Paul, a warehouse employee in winter and a lifeguard in summer, doesn’t understand Marie’s dreamy temperament and stifles her with his clumsy love.

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Secundaria

Secundaria quietly follows one high school class on its journey through Cuba's world-famous National Ballet School. In their third year, a student named Mayara takes charge of her destiny in an astonishing way and this simple portrait takes a dramatic turn.

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Strangers In Good Company

The surprising hit about seven old women stranded at a deserted farmhouse miles from civilization. Though they don't have much food - or much in common - these surprising, remarkable women turn a crisis into a magical time of humor and spirit.

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Tangerines

A story of awakening humanity in the midst of violence, Tangerines is the spare, yet haunting tale of an older Estonian man who cares for two wounded soldiers from opposite sides of the 1990s-era war in Georgia.

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Tokyo Fiancée

In this entertaining romantic comedy, Amelie, a French tutor in Tokyo, finds herself in a passionate relationship with her only student, the charming Rinri. As the two explore the joys of their first real romance, many cultural barriers fall...but some still remain.

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When the Drum is Beating

The Haitian band Septentrional has been making passionate, beautiful music for six decades, navigating the ups and downs, the glory and the tragedy that is their nation's history.