Founded in 2003, the New York-based distributor Film Movement has built a formidable record of releasing innovative independent cinema from across the globe. Established first as a DVD-of-the-month club (“one of the most successful experiments in alternative modes of distribution”—Indiewire), Film Movement has since released 250 feature films and shorts from 50 countries on six continents, demonstrating its commitment to cutting-edge filmmaking and emerging international talents.
In celebration Film Movement’s decade in the business, this wide-ranging greatest hits collection features films by acclaimed directors such as Maren Ade and Shane Meadows, drawing from Mexico, Singapore, France, Germany, and beyond.
A drug dealer is torn between his life in Paris and reconnecting with his Jewish roots.
Three teens pin their hopes on soccer as a way out of their marginalized communities.
Valérie Donzelli directs and stars in this tale of a woman juggling suitors after a bad breakup.
Director Maren Ade’s debut chronicles a teacher’s struggles to connect with her students.
A 17-year-old leads a rebellion at Norway's infamous correctional facility.
A 13-year-old girl attending confirmation classes sees through the hypocrisy of her priest.
A gripping character study set against the merciless backdrop of the Arctic Circle.
An ode to youth and friendship from one of England's most acclaimed contemporary directors.
A tapestry of three stories that follow the romantic longings of lonely Singaporeans.
A gorgeously shot portrait of a father and son's summer trip to the Mexican coast.