Nine girls from nine different countries strive to overcome their circumstances and their own limits, seeking to change their lives through education
Two warriors from Northern Kenya trade in their AK-47s for running shoes and the Kenyan dream of marathon running.
Following the death of their friend, two girls in their late twenties embark on a road trip to spread his ashes.
No Small Matter is the first feature documentary to explore the most overlooked, underestimated, and powerful force for good in America today: early childhood education. Through poignant stories and surprising humor, the film lays out the overwhelming evidence for the importance of the first five years, and reveals how our failure to act on that evidence has resulted in an everyday crisis for American families, and a slow-motion catastrophe for the country.
A young man desperate to save his mother from addiction and reunite his broken family, is forced to take a job, entangling him in the criminal world, which pushes him and his relationships to the limits.
In a daring, grand-scale film, master filmmaker Jia Zhangke tells four separate stories inspired by true events. Each focuses on a character driven to violent ends.
Intrepid explorer Adam Shoalts embarks on an epic journey across thousands of miles of treacherous and uncharted Canadian Arctic wilderness by canoe and on foot, alone.
In 1968, four gutsy Australian Aboriginal women become unlikely stars by singing for the troops in Vietnam with the help of an R&B-loving musician (Chris O'Dowd).
A portrait of an invisible man and an authentic account of homelessness within contemporary Britain.
A noir-tinged story about a solitary man haunted by loss and regret. From director Bi Gan, the film was China’s biggest arthouse hit of all time.
When a new, deadly virus spreads across North America at an alarming rate, one man is singled out for bringing the disease to the continent.
The film weaves the reality of Inuit life, as they face challenges from the anti-sealing industry and nations that mine resources on Inuit lands, slowly destroying their delicate economy and way of life.
Three teenagers are shaken up by love in the turmoil of their youth. When others are conforming, they assert their right to love and be free. Philippe Lesage's THE DEMONS is also available from Film Movement.
From different worlds, Ellie and Thuy form a powerful bond that helps Ellie cope with the hardships of adjusting to her new life in the states.
From acclaimed Japanese auteur Hirokazu Kore-eda comes this touching drama about a struggling writer attempting to reunite with his mother, ex-wife and young son amidst a violent typhoon.
In February of 2002, on a farm near Vancouver, police made a shocking discovery: the remains of over 60 women, marking the worst serial killer in Canadian history.
During the last two years of her life, Princess Diana embarks on a final rite of passage: a secret love affair with Pakistani heart surgeon Hasnat Khan.
18-year old Anna (stunning newcomer Agata Trzebuchowska), a sheltered orphan raised in a convent, is preparing to become a nun when the Mother Superior insists she first visit her sole living relative. Naive, innocent Anna soon finds herself in the presence of her aunt Wanda (Agata Kulesza), a worldly and cynical Communist Party insider, who shocks her with the declaration that her real name is Ida and her Jewish parents were murdered during the Nazi occupation. This revelation triggers a heart-wrenching journey into the countryside, to the family house and into the secrets of the repressed past, evoking the haunting legacy of the Holocaust and the realities of postwar Communism.
Big personalities, hyper-polarized national politics, and local issues clash as candidates vie in two election races, seeking to become the top law enforcement officer.
Things go terribly awry when a Minnesota man hires two thugs to kidnap his wife. Once people start dying, the very chipper and very pregnant police chief takes the case.
Social justice advocate Angela Davis is hunted and put on trial for the kidnapping and killing of a judge in one of the most sensational court cases of its day.
Katherine is stifled by her loveless marriage to a bitter man twice her age, whose family are cold and unforgiving. She embarks on a passionate affair with a young worker on her husband's estate.
In this second installment of Stieg Larsson’s phenomenal ‘Dragon Tattoo Trilogy’, Lisbeth Salander is a wanted woman. A researcher and a Millennium journalist about to expose the truth about the sex trade in Sweden are brutally murdered and Salander’s prints are on the weapon. Her history of unpredictable and violent behavior makes her an official danger to society.
In this last installment of the ‘Dragon Tattoo Trilogy’, Lisbeth Salander lies in critical condition, a bullet wound to her head, in the intensive care unit of a Swedish city hospital. She’s fighting for her life in more ways than one: if and when she recovers, she’ll be taken back to Stockholm to stand trial for three murders. With the help of her friend, journalist Mikael Blomkvist, she will not only have to prove her innocence, but also identify and denounce those in authority who have allowed the vulnerable, like herself, to suffer abuse and violence. And, on her own, she will plot revenge – against the man who tried to kill her, and the corrupt government institutions that very nearly destroyed her life.
Forty years ago, Harriet Vanger disappeared from a family gathering on the island owned and inhabited by the powerful Vanger clan. Her body was never found, yet her beloved uncle is convinced it was murder and that the killer is a member of his own tightly knit but dysfunctional family. He employs disgraced financial journalist Mikael Blomkvist (Michael Nyqvist) and the tattooed and troubled but resourceful computer hacker Lisbeth Salander (Noomi Rapace) to investigate. When the pair link Harriet’s disappearance to a number of grotesque murders from almost forty years ago, they begin to unravel a dark and appalling family history. But the Vangers are a secretive clan, and Blomkvist and Salander are about to find out just how far they are prepared to go to protect themselves.
More people have climbed Everest than swum the Channel between England and France – 34 kilometers of treacherous sea. With a moving musical score from Damon Albarn, this remarkable new documentary profiles the modern day endurance swimming community and the unlikeliest of athletes who risk it all. A story of those who seek to push their limits…
In The Deep Blue Sea, Master chronicler of post-War England, Terence Davies directs Rachel Weisz as a woman whose overpowering love threatens her well-being and alienates the men in her life. In a deeply vulnerable performance, Rachel Weisz plays Hester Collyer, the wife of an upper-class judge (Simon Russell Beale) and a free spirit trapped in a passionless marriage. Her encounter with Freddie Page (Tom Hiddleston), a troubled former Royal Air Force pilot, throws her life in turmoil, as their erotic relationship leaves her emotionally stranded and physically isolated. The film is an adaptation of British playwright Terence Rattigan’s 1952 play, featuring one of the greatest roles for an actress in modern theatre.
After killing a goat with their father's truck, two bickering teenage siblings set off a comical chain of events as they embark on a journey of reconciliation.
Looking back at an outlandish Hollywood cult from the 1970s, led by a professed guru and suspected bank robber.
From the mind of award-winning director Julie Taymor (The Lion King on Broadway, Frida, Titus) comes a Shakespeare adaptation like none other, A Midsummer Night's Dream.