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Coming Home in the Dark

Coming Home in the Dark

A family trip through the New Zealand wilderness turns into a nightmare when they're suddenly confronted by a pair of drifters in this Sundance thriller starring Daniel Gillies (The Originals) and Miriama McDowell (Waru).
The Sparks Brothers

The Sparks Brothers

Edgar Wright (Baby Driver) directs this documentary on Ron and Russell Mael, creators of legendary rock-pop band Sparks, and how they became known as "your favourite band's favourite band."
Two of Us

Two of Us

Two retired women living in separate parts of a building complex have shared a deep love for decades. But when they're suddenly unable to move between their apartments, it challenges their relationship.
Shirley

Shirley

Elisabeth Moss is famed horror writer Shirley Jackson, author of The Haunting of Hill House, in this offbeat biopic.
One Man and His Shoes

One Man and His Shoes

How did Air Jordans become a multi-million dollar cultural phenomenon? This documentary examines the ground-breaking marketing strategies behind the sneakers' success and their social impact.
Surfwise

Surfwise

Documentary exploring the life of surfer Dorian "Doc" Paskowitz, the 84-year-old patriarch of a famous surfing family.
Calm with Horses

Calm with Horses

While trying to care for his autistic five-year-old son, a former boxer becomes an enforcer for a drug-dealing family in this Irish crime drama.
Midnight Family

Midnight Family

Sundance Grand Jury Prize-nominated documentary that follows a Mexican family as they run a private ambulance in a cutthroat industry.
Monos

Monos

Eight kids with guns watch over a hostage and a conscripted milk cow on a faraway mountaintop in Alejandro Landes's award-winning drama.
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The Booksellers

The Booksellers

Passionate booksellers, New York book stores and the rare book community are the focus of this documentary feature.
Britt-Marie Was Here

Britt-Marie Was Here

Leaving her husband to hit the reset button on her life, a former housewife in her 60s finds a new calling in the unlikeliest of places - being the coach of her small town's youth football team - in this Swedish comedy.
Ava

Ava

Jessica Chastain plays a black ops assassin in this action thriller from the director of The Girl on the Train. Co-stars Colin Farrell, Geena Davis, Common and John Malkovich.
She Dies Tomorrow

She Dies Tomorrow

A woman believes she'll die tomorrow, and her fear proves infectious, in this SXSW-selected psychological horror. Written and directed by Amy Seimetz (The Girlfriend Experience).
Wendy

Wendy

Oscar-nominated director Benh Zeitlin (Beasts of the Southern Wild) reimagines Peter Pan in this fantasy epic told from Wendy Darling's point of view.
A Bump Along the Way

A Bump Along the Way

A boozy single mum in her mid-forties gets pregnant from a one-night stand - much to the embarrassment of her teenage daughter - in this Irish dramedy.
Alien Addiction

Alien Addiction

Independent sci-fi comedy following Riko (Jimi Jackson) whose humdrum life in New Zealand's Waikato is upended when he encounters crash-landed aliens.
Master Cheng

Master Cheng

When professional chef Cheng lends his skills to a small village café in Finland, his temporary visit lifts an entire community in this breezy drama.
Spaceship Earth

Spaceship Earth

This Sundance hit tells the stranger-than-fiction true story of the group of people who built a giant replica of the earth's ecosystem and locked themselves in, forming a bizarre cult-like behaviour during isolation.
Killer Sofa

Killer Sofa

A possessed reclining chair commits crimes of passion for a woman it's infatuated with in this New Zealand horror comedy.
Proxima

Proxima

Eva Green (Casino Royale) is a mother to an 8-year-old and an astronaut preparing for a year aboard the International Space Station in this French drama written and directed by Oscar nominee Alice Winocour (Augustine).
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Hang Time

Hang Time

When a wedding gets cancelled, three young mates and the runaway bride's uncle make a weekend out of the leftover wine in this NZ comedy.