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March 5, 2019 / Western

A young geological engineer needs money to continue his investigations, and asks for the help of the owner of the most important mining empire in the area. She not only wants to destroy him, but to seize his rights over the lands.

March 5, 2019 / Western

In nineteenth century Oklahoma, two teen girls, fans of stories about outlaws, are on a quest to meet and join up with them. They find a shadow of a former gang and although disappointed, still try to help them escape from a vigorous Marshal.

March 4, 2019 / TV Movie

Mike Dunmore is a popular store owner in a picturesque New England town who has been keeping something secret that he never learned to read or write, but when his grandson is found to also have a learning disability, the two will help each other.

March 4, 2019 / TV Movie

Meredith Craig is a small-time lawyer that must defend Edward Lucas, a physician whose practice was ruined after a television show claimed that he sold illegal drug prescriptions. Edward wants Meredith to sue the show, stating that its host Bob Franklin was guilty of libel, as Edward claims innocence.

March 4, 2019 / Biography

Piaf is a play by Pam Gems that focuses on the life and career of French chanteuse Edith Piaf. This biographical drama with music portrays the singer in as a self-destructive, promiscuous alcoholic and junkie who, in one controversial scene, urinates in public.

March 4, 2019 / Foreign

A sarcastic look at Senegal’s capital that followed the adventures of what the director described as a “somewhat immoral street urchin who is very much like myself”. The contest pits the non-conformist individual against an absurdly caricatured policeman who pursues the protagonist through comedically improbable scenarios. Badou Boy celebrates an urban subculture while parodying the state.

March 4, 2019 / Foreign

El Hadji Abdoukader Beye, a Senegalese businessman and a muslim, takes on a third wife, thereby demonstrating his social and economic success. On the wedding night he discovers that he is incapable of consummating the marriage; he has become impotent. At the beginning, he suspects that one or both of his first two wives have put the spell on him, without realizing that he walks by the true guilty party every day (beggars and people he has stolen from). The film criticizes the African leaders’ attitude after Independence, underlining their greed and their inability to step away from foreign influences.

March 4, 2019 / Western

A government agent is sent to a western town to investigate attacks that the townspeople say are being commited by rampaging Apaches. The agent, however, suspects that different forces may be committing these crimes.