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Alfonso is the lead dancer in a flamenco troupe that rehearses in a Tel Aviv suburb. The average age of the group members is over 75. After the death of his wife, he begins to obsessively court Sima, a dancer with the troupe, to the displeasure of his children, who are unwilling to accept the fact that their father might be interested in another woman. Soon after the big performance of the troupe in the Tel Aviv dance center, we find Alfonso starting his search for a new woman, after havin... more

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In a cramped apartment, 16-year-old Savannah and her mother try to make the best of life. Surrounded by pets and household items, they look for a way to cope with each other and with the illness that dominates their fate.

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When the legendary 83-year-old art historian Folke Edwards divorces for the fourth time, he has nowhere to go, so he moves in with his youngest daughter Frida. For a very long time, she has tried to reach out to him and now finds her chance to confront him. His dementia makes this a difficult task, but it also turns sorrow and grief into humour and laughter.

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At the end of 2008, internationally renowned Spanish-born choreographer Rafael Bonachela was appointed as the new Artistic Director of Sydney Dance Company, after a difficult period of change and loss for the company. The film charts the creation of 'We Unfold', Rafael's first, critically acclaimed production in this role, and vividly celebrates the intense joy and pain of being a dancer, and the process of creation. The film will engage international audiences with its wonderful character... more

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A documentary about the graduation ceremony of a young geisha girl working in Kyoto.

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Follow two teenagers on the brink of adulthood, facing exams, playing footy, attending parties, and leaving the safety of the Victorian College for the Deaf.

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Private McKinley Nolan vanished forty years ago in Vietnam on the Cambodian frontier. Some say he was captured, some say he was a traitor, some even say he was an American operative. The U.S. Army officially claims he was radicalized and “went native," joined the Viet Cong and was later murdered by the Khmer Rouge. In 2006, retired U.S. Army Lt. Dan Smith, revisiting the battlefields of his youth, may have encountered McKinley, alive. So begins a journey into the heart of darkness. Th... more

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