The Male Gaze: Nocturnal Instincts 2021

The Male Gaze: Nocturnal Instincts 2021

The Male Gaze: Nocturnal Instincts 2021

The Male Gaze: Nocturnal Instincts 2021
1h 38min | Drama | 15 March 2021 (USA)

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Strap yourself in for an exhilarating journey into darkness with these five award-winning short films from across the globe that delve into heart-pumping escapades varying from the intensely erotic to the ultra-violent to the warm-inside feels. The night has never looked so inviting.

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The Sneak Over 2020

The Sneak Over 2020

The Sneak Over 2020

The Sneak Over 2020
1h 25min | Family | 30 December 2020 (USA)

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It’s the summer before fifth grade and Henry Hudson hasn’t found his place in the world. Then he meets a group of immature film geeks who give him the courage to lead a battle against the neighborhood bullies and finally become one of the guys.

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Sun Children 2020

Sun Children 2020

Sun Children 2020

Sun Children 2020
Khorshid (original title)
1h 39min | Drama | 14 May 2021 (Spain)

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This is the story of 12-year-old Ali and his three friends. Together they work hard to survive and support their families, doing small jobs in a garage and committing petty crimes to make fast money. In a turn of events that seems miraculous, Ali is entrusted to find a hidden treasure underground. He recruits his gang, but first, to gain access to the tunnel, the children must enroll at the Sun School, a charitable institution that tries to educate street kids and child laborers, close to where the treasure is located.

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Harmonica 1974

Harmonica 1974

Harmonica 1974

Harmonica 1974
Saz Dahani (original title)
1h 15min | Drama, Family | 1974 (Iran)

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Set on the sun-drenched southern coast of Iran, from which director Amir Naderi hails, “Harmonica” begins as a young boy receives a musical present from abroad. Fascinated and envious, his friends make him the leader of the pack, as they compete for the privilege of holding the harmonica or even blowing a few notes. No one is more obsessed than Amiroo, gentle and heavy-set, who seems willing to do anything to get close to the harmonica and its owner. Few films have more powerfully depicted the cruelty that is also part of childhood, as games and horseplay take on an increasingly sinister edge.

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Lilla Jönssonligan på styva linan 1997

Lilla Jönssonligan på styva linan 1997

Lilla Jönssonligan på styva linan 1997

Lilla Jönssonligan på styva linan 1997
1h 44min | Family | 28 November 1997 (Sweden)

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It is summer holidays in the late 1950s and a fun fair comes to Wall-Entuna. All children obviously want to go there including Lilla Jönssonligan. Sickan then obviously has a plan for how to get hold of hundreds of “free tickets”.

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Lilla Jönssonligan och cornflakeskuppen 1996

Lilla Jönssonligan och cornflakeskuppen 1996

Lilla Jönssonligan och cornflakeskuppen 1996

Lilla Jönssonligan och cornflakeskuppen 1996
1h 30min | Comedy, Family | 29 November 1996 (Sweden)

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The young Jönssonligan’s plan to steal “millions of filmisar” faces problem after problem before uncovering something much greater.

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A Very Serious Person 2006

A Very Serious Person 2006

A Very Serious Person 2006

A Very Serious Person 2006
Not Rated | 1h 35min | Drama | 28 April 2006 (USA)

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Jan, an itinerant male nurse from Denmark, takes a new job with Mrs. A, a terminally ill Manhattan woman raising her parentless thirteen-year-old grandson, Gil. Spending the summer by the shore, the emotionally reserved Jan finds himself oddly cast as a mentor to Gil in having to prepare the sensitive boy for life with his cousins in Florida after his grandmother’s death. A deep friendship grows between these two solitary people. By the end of the summer, Gil has developed a new maturity and independence, while the enigmatic Jan has revealed his own vulnerability.

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