- 127 min
Long wanted serial killer Gabriel Engel gets arrested in a spectacular police strike. Small town cop Michael Martens travels to the big city to interrogate him. He associates a brutal murder case with the killer's method and hopes to close the case by getting a confession from Engel. Instead the clash of the two totally opposite characters shakes Michael's beliefs to the ground, turning him into a dangerous threat to the people around him.
- 106 min
Directed and co-written by Daniele Thompson ("La Bûche," "Jet Lag"), and selected as France's Official Entry for this year's Best Foreign-Language Film Oscar, "Avenue Montaigne" centers around Jessica (Cecile de France) a beautiful young woman from the provinces who comes to Paris and lands a job waiting tables at a chic bistro on fabled Avenue Montaigne, the city's nexus for art, music, theater and fashion. Jessica's customers include a popular TV actress (Valérie Lemercier) who is courting a major Hollywood director (Sydney Pollack) for her first serious film role; a wealthy art collector (Claude Brasseur) who is about to liquidate a lifetime's worth of treasures at auction; and an illustrious classical pianist (Albert Dupontel) who is at odds with his manager/wife (Laura Morante) as to where his career is headed. Precisely because Jessica doesn't know how celebrated these people are, her guileless and completely unintimidated engagement in their lives has a transforming effect on them - and ultimately her.
Back in Business
- 86 min
The space race has been dominated for decades by two rival superpowers, but just when they thought they were alone, a new force has arrived. Britain has developed an amazing space exploration buggy that might solve the planets energy problems. But will Britain's greatest achievement become one conman's finest hour? Will Spencer and his right hand man/master of disguise will re-unite alongside Will's niece Fiona head of marketing at the British Space Centre, and Travis, Tom's accident-prone son, in a series of comical misadventures spanning across the United Kingdom and beyond! In this fun family movie, our unlikely heroes will create a plan the likes of which the world has never before seen, to steal what every government wants. And the only person that stands in their way is Scotland Yard's worst detective. Together they will use the UK's highly developed space technology to outsmart the world's most powerful ambassadors, and ultimately help put the 'Great' back into Great Britain. Written by Neil Gardiner
- 115 min
Set in the courtyard of a mud walled house in Bamako, the capital city of Mali, the film voices Africa's grievances in an original and profoundly moving way: educating, and at the same time, entertaining the audience. The intimate personal story of an African couple on the verge of breaking up is told alongside very public political proceedings. The country's civil society is taking action against the international financial institutions whom they directly blame for Africa's woes.
Banished: How Whites Drove Blacks Out of Town in America
- 87 min
A look at three U.S. cities, which were part of many communities that violently forced African American families to flee in post-reconstruction America.
- 96 min
After several years apart, old friends Nina and Michael reunite in Germany, accompanied by Michael's associate, David. The three decide to take a weekend trip into the woods to escape the stress of their lives and relax for a few days. Unfortunately, the woods are inhabited by a long-forgotten family of cannibalistic mountain people - and these three look like the perfect meal. Written by Anonymous
- 131 min
BEAUFORT tells the story of LIRAZ LIBERTI, the 22 year-old outpost commander, and his troops in the months before Israel pulled out of Lebanon. This is not a story of war, but of retreat. This is a story with no enemy, only an amorphous entity that drops bombs from the skies while terrified young soldiers must find a way to carry out their mission until their very last minutes on that mountaintop.
- 102 min
A meddling mother (Keaton) tries to set her daughter (Moore) up with the right man so her kid won't follow in her footsteps.
- 55 min
Big Dreamers is a hilarious comedic feature documentary following the Herculean efforts of Ron Hunt as he struggles and strives to build the world's biggest gumboot as a tourist icon for the tiny township of Tully, Far North Queensland. The maze of financial hurdles, engineering difficulties and metres and metres of red tape is no match for this heroic visionary, who faces more perilous confrontations as he scales the rocky heights of small-town diplomacy. Written by [email protected]
- 143 min
Black Friday" is a film about the investigations following the March 12, 1993 serial Bombay bomb blasts, told through the different stories of the people involved - police, conspirators, victims, and middlemen. The film is based on S. Hussain Zaidis' book of the same name which depicted the shocking and violent events of that fateful day which followed just two weeks after the bombing of the World Trade Center. "Black Friday" was also nominated for the Golden Leopard Award at the Locarno International Film Festival.