World Cinema On Kanopy

World Cinema on Kanopy

Find these and other great world films on Kanopy.  Download the app on your smart tv to start watching.

Biutiful–Samuel Goldwyn Film (2010)
This is the story of Uxbal, a man living in this world, but able to see his death, which guides his every move. Nominated for two Academy Awards.

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Tokyo!–MulticomTV (2008)
Three short films set in TOKYO chronicle the metamorphosis of a woman, the trial of a man who emerges from a manhole, and a reclusive man’s first experience with human contact during an earthquake. Cannes Film Festival: Un Certain Regard Award – Nominee.
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How About Adolf?–Menemsha Films (2019)
It should have been a wonderful evening. Stephan and Elisabeth have invited family and friends for dinner, but as soon as Thomas announces that he and his pregnant girlfriend Anna are planning to name their unborn son Adolf, things get out of hand. Even family friend Rene is drawn into the fight, as secrets are revealed and truths are dragged to light, kicking and screaming. It’s a clash of egos, of wounded prides, and as the evening escalates and unforgiveable things are said on all sides, the argument about baby names turns into a feast of childhood transgressions and hidden passions, served up for all to enjoy.
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Parched–Wolfe Video (2015)
PARCHED is an inspirational drama about women set in the heart of parched rural landscape of Gujarat, India. It traces the bittersweet tale of four ordinary women: traditional Rani, a young widow; lively Lajjo, who lives in an abusive marriage; outcast Bijli, a dancer and prostitute who becomes friends with Rani and Lajjo; and Janaki, a young teenager in a miserable arranged marriage to Rani’s son Gulab.
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Margarita with a Straw–Wolfe Video  (2014)
An honest, sensitive portrait of disability and the sexual awakening of an adventurous young woman, MARGARITA WITH A STRAW has garnered praise around the world, and caused social waves in India upon release for its compassionate portrayal of taboo subjects rarely seen on screen. Featuring a remarkable and critically acclaimed lead performance from international actress / Bollywood star Kalki Koechlin.
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TransitMusic Box Films (2018)
Past and present merge in this alluring puzzle from Christian Petzold, which follows Georg (Franz Rogowski), a refugee from fascism who pursues Marie (Paula Beer), the wife of the dead man whose identity he has assumed.

 

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