For more than 20 years AIDS has ravaged the planet. The ancestral virus was found in chimpanzees, but the question remains: How did it cross over to humans? Origins examines the controversy that engulfed the scientific community when it attempted to explain the genesis of one of the deadliest diseases to afflict mankind. | Read More
Eight strangers convene in a remote forest for an expensive experts-only paintball retreat. They enter the game at full throttle, but already something's not right. The rules have changed and more is at stake than they expected. This frenetic thriller is akin to a live-action video game, but getting to Level 10 doesn't seem to guarantee anything. | Read MoreAction, Horror, Thriller
A daring dramatization of the disintegrating psyche of '60s socialite Barbara Baekeland, Savage Grace brilliantly showcases Julianne Moore at her most haunting. Insulated by wealth and abandoned by her husband, Baekeland falls into tragic dysfunction with her adoring son. | Read MoreDrama and Thriller
This lyrical meditation, co-winner (with "4") of the Rotterdam Film Festival's top prize, depicts one year in the life of a tiny village in northern Spain. Perhaps best appreciated as a painterly travelogue to a world and a place where time means something very unlike the breakneck pace at which we live, the film's rewards for the patient viewer are substantial.
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Guzmán Urzúa makes her feature documentary debut with The Sugar Curtain, an intimate portrayal of the singular experience shared by people of her generation-those living Cuba's utopian dream during the golden era of the revolution. It is also a lament for the end of that dream, which began to fizzle after the fall of the Berlin Wall. In Spanish.
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In an unprecedented insider first look, Thieves by Law is a front-row invitation into the living rooms and offices of some of the most controversial and elite head honchos in the Russian mafia. Rising through the criminal ranks, the balance of what's legitimate versus what's illegal, and the meaning behind those tattoos made so famous by Viggo Mortensen in Eastern Promises… it's all out on the table in this surprising documentary. | Read MoreCrime and Documentary
Unit 7 is a semi-official police detail with a seemingly impossible mission: kick Seville's most vicious drug trafficking ring out of town ahead of a major international expo. By any means necessary. As they slip outside the bounds of the law in the name of duty, two officers fueled by violence, lies, and ambition end up on opposing paths. Spanish superstar Mario Casas (Neon Flesh) stars in this adrenaline-pumping action thriller. | Read MoreCrime and Action
Luna takes an original approach to the world's oldest profession, eliciting comments from a wide range of its practitioners, both men and women, in many different countries. Skillfully interwoven with the apparently documentary material is a fictional tale involving familiar faces like Daryl Hannah, Denise Richards and Joaquin de Almeida. Based on a novel by Isabel Pisano, a top bestseller in Spain and Italy. | Read More