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Graduation

The Romanian filmmaker behind the Palme d’Or winning 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days returns with Graduation, which explores the intersection of corruption, family, education, generational ideals when a father attempts to secure the best academic future for his daughter through ethically compromised means that ratchet up tension in an increasingly thrilling narrative.

The Dreamed Path

The Berlin School filmmaker returns with The Dreamed Path, the story of two couples’ relationships in two different time periods, presented in minimal, emotionally charged scenes that are linked intuitively – even mysteriously – across the two paths.

The Stairs

The Canadian filmmaker discusses his latest film, an unflinching documentary about harm reduction practices for drug users and sex workers in Toronto’s Regent Park neighbourhood.

I Had Nowhere to Go

The legendary American filmmaker, critic and artist Jonas Mekas discusses I Had Nowhere to Go, his provocative collaboration with Turner Prize-winning artist and filmmaker Douglas Gordon that is based upon Mekas’ diaries beginning in World War II.

Fabrice Du Welz

The Belgian director discusses Alléluia, starring Laurent Lucas and Lola Dueñas, based on the same true story as The Honeymoon Killers, and the final chapter of his horror trilogy that contains Calvaire and Alléluia.

Manglehorn

The director discusses his latest film, Manglehorn, starring Al Pacino, his work on commercials influencing his feature films, themes that recur through his work, and the difference between his indie films and those with bigger budgets.