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Bursting with revolutionary fervor, Isabelle Solas’s documentary is a rallying cry against patriarchal and religious intolerance. Intimately intersectional in their embrace of body diversity, transfeminist activists in Argentina fight their tireless battles with courage, resilience, and radical joy.

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Featuring a powerful and daring performance by Sofia Kappel, PLEASURE is Ninja Thyberg's refreshingly uncompromising feature debut, with anm analysis of will, ambition and consent in the adult film industry that breaks down old-fashioned taboos on sex work.

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Marrying the poetry of Hou Hsiao-hsien with the clinical detachment of Michael Haneke, C.B. Yi’s bold debut is bathed in the neon-lit melancholy of big city life. A revelatory comeback for teen idol Kai Ko, this tender portrait of gay sex workers in China is sexy, dangerous, and lovingly empathetic.

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Arthouse favorite Wong Kar Wai took an artistic leap forward with this richly written love story. He won Best Director at Cannes, but just as much praise is due the exquisite look from cinematographer Christopher Doyle and the heart-wrenching performances by superstars Tony Leung and Leslie Cheung.

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Though a series of articulate testimonials, this masterclass in social anthropology from Helke Misselwitz challenges the spurious claims of gender equality propagated by the East German regime. A political sensation on release, WINTER ADÉ is an evocative snapshot from the dying days of the GDR.

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Marrying the poetry of Hou Hsiao-hsien with the clinical detachment of Michael Haneke, C.B. Yi’s bold debut is bathed in the neon-lit melancholy of big city life. A revelatory comeback for teen idol Kai Ko, this tender portrait of gay sex workers in China is sexy, dangerous, and lovingly empathetic.

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Named after the phenomenon of male seahorses who carry and give birth to their young, this intimate documentary tells the moving story of a trans man’s path to parenthood. Master documentarian Jeanie Finlay captures the arduous and ultimately courageous journey with a singular sense of compassion.

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Questioning the absolute authority of the auteur figure, Pak Ougie’s play-within-a-film puzzle reinvents the Greek classic through a multicultural lens. Against the ivory grandeur of ancient amphitheaters, rehearsals simmer with the fervor of battle rings where each player vies for artistic control.

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