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ERRORS OF THE HUMAN BODY (Eron Sheean, 2012)
The human body contains many secrets and some wounds are too deep to ever be healed. ... In a mysterious laboratory in snow-cloaked Dresden, visiting Canadian scientist Geoff Burton finds himself wor… Read more

EVERYBODY IN OUR FAMILY (Radu Jude, 2012)
"A violent, funny and disconcerting vision of a familial argument turned into actual slugfest." – RogerEbert.com ... Divorced father Marius, a man packing more than literal baggage, plans … Read more

Family Dinner (Stefan Constantinescu, 2012)
While dad and daughter prepare the evening meal, mum gets kinky in the bath. ... Screens as part of the Swedish Shorts package. ... D Stefan Constantinescu P Helene Lindholm WS Swedish Film Institute… Read more

Family of Weddings, A (Cath Murphy, 2012)
A short animation about arranged marriage from a contemporary Afghan perspective. Winner of the Best Middle School Animation in the 2012 ATOM Awards. ... Not in competition. ... All films featured as… Read more

Faraways (Audrey Lam, 2012)
Two girls far from home pass through an empty urban landscape in this gentle, moving tale of companionship and solitude. ... D/P/S Audrey Lam TD HD Cam/2012 ... Read more

FINAL CUT LADIES AND GENTLEMEN (György Pálfi, 2012)
"The product of three years in the editing room, the playful pic consists of quick cuts from more than 450 classics of world cinema, artfully collaged to tell a love story. " - Variety ... This formi… Read more

FIRST COUSIN ONCE REMOVED (Alan Berliner, 2012)
"A fascinatingly fractured glimpse into a disengaged mind … quite unlike any documentary seen before." – Variety ... Edwin Honig was a prominent literary critic and university profe… Read more

FLICKER (Patrik Eklund, 2012)
Winner of Best Swedish Feature at the Gothenburg International Film Festival. ... Like a bizarrely surreal, acid-drenched version of The Office, this wacky first feature by Patrick Eklund has been hi… Read more

Flight of the Pompadour (Karan Kandhari, 2012)
An awkward young man heads out for the night, on a mission to fit in, find acceptance, and get his hair styled the right way. ... D/S Karan Kandhari P Ben Murray WS Tomboy Films L no dialogue TD 35mm… Read more

Flytopia (Karni Arieli,Saul Freed, 2012)
A dark fantastical adaptation of a Will Self story featuring an original score by Adrian Utley from Portishead. A man enters into a pact with the insect inhabitants of his rural cottage to receive an… Read more

For Dorian (Rodrigo Barriuso, 2012)
Oliver is struggling with the sexual awakening of his teenage son Dorian, who has Down syndrome. A story about learning to let go. ... D/S Rodrigo Barriuso P Davina Rimmer WS El Pensiamento Films TD … Read more

FOR LOVE'S SAKE (Takashi Miike, 2012)
“Takashi Miike['s]... deliriously daft romantic epic unfolds with a mixture of dynamic gang rumbles, sadistic slapstick violence and showstopping high camp musical numbers that would not seem out o… Read more

FOXFIRE (Laurent Cantet, 2012)
"A heartfelt, naturalistic period drama." – Hollywood Reporter ... In 1950s upstate New York, the prospects are limited for a teenage girl. But when the unassuming Maddy becomes involved w… Read more

FRANCES HA (Noah Baumbach, 2012)
"An exhilarating black-and-white New York seriocomedy … with a stellar star turn by co-writer Greta Gerwig." – Hollywood Reporter ... Frances is a 20-something dance apprentice who has p… Read more

FREE ANGELA AND ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS (Shola Lynch, 2012)
"A fascinating slice out of a turbulent time in American history." – Indiewire ... This gripping feature documentary chronicles how Angela Davis, a young UCLA philosophy lecturer, became o… Read more

Fugu & Tako (Ben West, 2012)
Two Japanese salarymen dining in a sushi bar face an odd, unexpected outcome when one of them eats a live puffer fish. ... D/S Ben West P Wendy Green L Japanese w/English subtitles TD HD Cam/2012 ... Read more

GANGS OF WASSEYPUR PART 1 (Anurag Kashyap, 2012)
“A Bollywood-influenced gangster epic, part Western, part documentary.” - director Anurag Kashyap ... Set in the titular district around the north-eastern Indian city of Dhanbad, Gangs of Wasseyp… Read more

GANGS OF WASSEYPUR PART 2 (Anurag Kashyap, 2012)
“A brilliant collage of genres, by turns pulverizing and poetic in its depiction of violence.” - Variety ... The second instalment of Anurag Kashyap's incredible crime saga, Gangs of Wasseypur Pa… Read more

GEBO AND THE SHADOW (Manoel de Oliveira, 2012)
"Every shot is a tour de force of precision that leans toward pure hallucination." - Cinema Scope ... At the age of 104, the indefatigable Manoel de Oliveira (The Strange Case of Angelica, MIFF 2010)… Read more

GINGER AND ROSA (Sally Potter, 2012)
"Lovely and devastating, challenging yet worthwhile, Sally Potter's Ginger & Rosa may be the English filmmaker's best since Orlando." - The Playlist ... It's London, 1962. Born in the same hospital o… Read more

GLIMPSE INSIDE THE MIND OF CHARLES SWAN III, A (, 2012)
"The imaginative twists, histrionic inventions, and decorative whimsy have a winningly ingenuous and energetic cleverness." – The New Yorker ... When the girlfriend of sex-obsessed graphic desi… Read more

GLORIA (Sebastián Lelio, 2012)
"Sebastián Lelio's enormously satisfying spell inside the head and heart of a middle-aged woman never puts a foot wrong." - Hollywood Reporter ... Santiago divorcée and 58-year-old moth… Read more

GOOD VIBRATIONS (Glenn Leyburn,Lisa Barros D'Sa, 2012)
When the Troubles divided Belfast, one man discovered the music to unite a generation. ... Good Vibrations was a record store, a label and the life of Terri Hooley - Ireland's Godfather of Punk. And … Read more

GUN (Spencer Gillis, 2012)
After a thief breaks into Roy's home, he buys a handgun for protection. But the gun's power is seductive and Roy's obsession with it suggests he doesn't have the control he thinks he has. ... D/S Spe… Read more

H LIO OITICICA (Cesar Oiticica Filho, 2012)
"In Hélio Oiticica, the nephew of a Brazilian artist follows the steps of his uncle, who is called Brazil's Andy Warhol. The experimentations by a free spirit who died young are an archival co… Read more

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