New Acquisitions

2020; Drama; Austria; 103 minutes; Original Language: German; Subtitles: English

When Fuchs starts his new job as a teacher in a prison school, replacing the old and unconventional teacher Berger against her will, he is forced to confront his biggest fear, triggered by the mysterious, withdrawn inmate Samira. Read more

2020; Animated documentary; Norway, Latvia; 82 minutes; Original Language: English, Latvia, Russian; Subtitles: English

This is the personal story of the director, Ilze, growing up in Cold-War Latvia, USSR. It’s a coming of age story, a personal escape route from the mighty authoritarian regime’s brainwashing. An antiwar film, emphasizing the importance of an individual’s freedom being a democratic society’s fundamental right. Read more.

2021, director’s cut; Thriller, black comedy; Hungary; 88 minutes; Hungarian; Subtitles: English

In 1951 Budapest secret police barges into the life of an ordinary family, locking them up in their own home for days – along with all their visitors. Read more

2020; Road movie; Ukraine, Germany, Georgia, Bulgaria; 112 minutes; Original Language: Georgian, English, German, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, French, Russian; Subtitles: English

With Georgia’s capital under siege in 1992, unemployed film director NIKA sees a unique opportunity to escape the ravages of civil war.

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2019; Comedy, Music; Israel; 90 min; Hebrew; Subtitles: English

The Electrifiers is a coming of age comedy centred on a 60-year-old teenager. Mickey Tevel, the Electrifiers’ lead singer, keeps dreaming and believing he could take America by storm with his music.  Read More

2020; Drama, War; Latvia, Czech Republic; 110 min; Latvian, German; Subtitles: English

The Sign Painter is a tragicomedy about a young Latvian man (ANSIS) with simple dreams: to marry the free-spirited and beautiful daughter (ZISLA) of a local Jewish merchant and to pursue a career as an artist whilst supporting himself as a sign painter. Read More

2020; Comedy; Austria; 85 min; German; Subtitles: English

A dysfunctional group of wannabe survivalists hunkers in a bunker to prepare for doomsday.  But will their narcissism, delusions and jealousies end up killing them off before their long-awaited dream of a global cataclysm?  Read More

2018; United Kingdom; Comedy, Coming of Age; 95 min; English

Eaten by Lions tells the heart-warming story of half-brothers Omar (Antonio Aakeel) and Pete (Jack Carroll), who were raised by their Grandma after their parents were tragically killed by lions in a bizarre accident.  Read More

2018; The Netherlands, Belgium; Thriller, Football; 92 min; English, Mandarin, Dutch; Subtitles: English

When his gambling addiction blows up his life on every front, low-tier professional footballer Jermaine tries to escape, making one bad choice after another.  Read More

2019; Drama, War; Germany, UK; 108 min; Language: German, English, Syrian Arabic; Subtitles: English

The Accidental Rebel is a tense drama about a young musician who flees the Syrian civil war to attend university in Germany. Read More

2018; Denmark; Supernatural Comedy; 104 min; Language: Danish; Subtitles: English

Revenge of the Necromancer is a supernatural thriller about a teenaged heavy-metal Satanist named Jimmy who wants to use magic to bring his dead mother back to life.  Read More

2018; Austria; Drama; 93 min; German; Subtitles: English

Chris is a young police recruit with a special forces unit where the working atmosphere is rife with male rivalry, testosterone and peer pressure. On one of his first missions he shoots an aggressive man and is immediately celebrated as a hero. Read More