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THE BUTTERFLY TREE
Evelyn, a burlesque queen bewitches single dad, Al and his teenage son, Fin. As they compete for her affections, old wounds are reopened over the death of Fin’s mother.
LOVE, ANTOSHA
A portrait of the extraordinary life and career of actor Anton Yelchin.
SCHEME BIRDS
As her childhood turns into motherhood, teenage troublemaker Gemma comes of age in her fading Scottish steel town. But in a place where "you either get knocked up or locked up," innocent games can easily turn into serious crime.
SWANS: WHERE DOES A BODY END?
The worldview of Michael Gira, through his life as a globetrotter and his four decades leading Swans, a group that he founded in the noisy and iconoclastic New York underground of the early '80s and that keeps reinventing itself today.
THE FLORIDA PROJECT
The story of precocious six year-old Moonee and her ragtag group of friends whose summer break is filled with childhood wonder, possibility and a sense of adventure. Living at a motel in the shadow of Disney World, Moonee is seemingly oblivious to the struggles of adults around her, including mother Halley, and motel manager/father-figure Bobby.
12 YEARS A SLAVE
Based on the 1853 autobiography of Solomon Northrup, 12 Years a Slave tells of Northrup's tragic kidnapping in Washington DC in 1841 where, despite being born a free man, he was forced into slavery at a Louisiana cotton plantation. The inspiring story follows his desperate struggle to return home to his family.
THE DEVIL'S TUNING
The Paraguayan guitarist Efrén “Kamba'i” Echeverría died on the 19th of June 2018. His very personal musical style, characterized by a distinguished tuning and special playing technique, is the subject of this film. When he´s playing, we hear what seems to be the sound of two guitars. What´s his secret? And will he take it to the grave, or will he pass it on to the next generation? Rumour has it that he learned his unique style from Peloncho, a sinister figure whom everybody has heard of but nobody has ever met. Peloncho is said to have sold his sold to the devil.
UNDERWATER LOVE
Asuka, a woman in her thirties, works in a lakeside fish factory. She’s about to be married to her boss, Taki. But one day, she encounters a kappa – a water sprite found in Japanese folklore – and learns that the creature is in fact the reborn form of Aoki, an old crush who’d drowned to death when they were 17.
BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD
In a forgotten but defiant bayou community cut off from the rest of the world, six-year-old Hushpuppy lives with her tough but loving father Wink. Buoyed by her childish optimism and extraordinary imagination, Hushpuppy believes the natural world is in balance with the universe until a fierce storm alters her reality. With her universe ‘busted’ temperatures rise, ice-caps melt and an army of prehistoric beasts is unleashed. Desperate to repair the damage and save her ailing father, Hushpuppy must bravely journey to the outside world.
CAFÉ DE FLORE
Jacqueline is the single mother of a disabled boy in 1960s Paris, and Antoine a DJ in modern-day Montreal. As Jacqueline struggles to raise her son and share his attentions, Antoine struggles to balance his relationships with his new girlfriend, his daughters and his former wife. Roused by a stunning soundtrack featuring Sigur Ros, The Cure and Pink Floyd, latent memories are stirred as parallel fates unfold to reveal their potent and powerful connection.
The Butterfly Tree
Melissa George, Ewen Leslie
Dir: Priscilla Cameron
Love, Antosha
Anton Yelchin, Viktor Yelchin
Dir: Garret Price
Scheme Birds
Gemma, Pat
Dir: Ellen Fiske, Ellinor Hallin
Swans: Where Does a Body End?
Michael Gira, Jarboe
Dir: Marco Porsia
The Florida Project
Willem Dafoe, Bria Vinaite
Dir: Sean Baker
12 Years A Slave
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender
Dir: Steve McQueen
The Devil's Tuning
Dir: Juan Carlos Lucas
Underwater Love
Sawa Masaki, Yoshirô Umezawa
Dir: Shinji Imaoka
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry
Dir: Benh Zeitlin
Café de Flore
Vanessa Paradis, Hélène Florent
Dir: Jean-Marc Vallée
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