opens Fri 26 Dec
directed by Talya Lavie in Hebrew starring Dana Ivgy, Nelly Tagar, Shani Klein
Winner of the Best Narrative Feature Award at the Tribeca Film Festival, Zero Motivation is a unique, sharply observed, sometimes dark and often hilarious portrait of everyday life for a unit of young, female soldiers in a remote Israeli desert outpost.
“Unique, sharply observed and hilarious!” —Rodrigo Perez, the Playlist
opens Fri 2 Jan
directed by Judy Irving in English
Documentarian Judy Irving follows a wayward California pelican from her “arrest” on the Golden Gate Bridge into care at a rehab facility and explores nesting grounds, Pacific coast migration and survival challenges.
“Pelican Dreams is affectionate and humorous — it reveals a sense of wonder and awe at the birds’ simple beauty.” —San Francisco Chronicle
opens Fri 2 Jan
directed by Daniel Ribeiro in Portuguese starring Ghilherme Lobo, Rabio Audi, Tess Amorim
Leonardo is a blind teenager searching for independence. His everyday life, the relationship with his best friend, Giovana, and the way he sees the world change completely with the arrival of Gabriel.
“The pleasures of understatement abound in the assured drama The Way He Looks, a quiet, closely-observed high school romance set in São Paulo, Brazil.” —New York Times
opens Fri 9 Jan
directed by The Spierig Brothers in English starring Ethan Hawke, Sarah Snook, Noah Taylor
To save the future he must reshape the past.
“An exploration of time travel that feels altogether refreshing.” —Twitchfilm
opens Fri 16 Jan
directed by Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne in French starring Marion Cotillard, Fabrizio Rongione, Catherine Salee
For the first time, Belgian directors Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne team up with a major international star, Marion Cotillard, to create a universal story about working-class people living on the edges of society.
“5 stars. A career-high performance from Oscar-winner Marion Cotillard.” —Time Out New York
opens Fri 6 Feb
directed by Gabe Polsky in English starring Scotty Bowman, Mark Deakins, Vyacheslav Fetisov, Anatoli Karpov
From Oscar-nominated and Emmy award-winning filmmakers, Red Army is a feature documentary about the Soviet Union and the most successful dynasty in sports history: the Red Army hockey team.
“A terrifically engaging flashback to the glory days of the Soviet national ice hockey team.” —Variety