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  • Release Year: 2009
  • Runtime: 110 minutes
  • Directed By: Anders Banke
  • Country: Sweden, Russia
In this fast-paced remake of Johnnie To's Breaking News, the public confidence of the police force is compromised after they botch catching a gang of robbers and it gets captured on camera. In retaliation, the police chief and PR director decide to create a live reality show with a search-and-destroy operation against the gang they let get away. This crime thriller is loaded with loud gunfights and action that takes the term "media war" to a whole new level. |Read More
Drama, Crime, Action, Thriller
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  • Release Year: 2013
  • Runtime: 91 minutes
  • Directed By: Michael Noer
  • Country: Denmark
Territory, power and pride are the seismic forces in this adrenaline-fueled crime thriller. Living in one of the most impoverished areas of Copenhagen, Casper does what he must to survive. When organized crime grabs hold of the community, life becomes even more desperate. Casper digs in or risks being run over by gangsters sure to remove anyone in their way. From one of Denmark’s most celebrated directors comes a complex tale of criminal psychology and survival. |Read More
Drama, Crime, Action
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  • Release Year: 2009
  • Runtime: 85 minutes
  • Directed By: Daniel Benmayor
  • Country: Spain
Eight strangers convene in a remote forest for an expensive experts-only paintball retreat. They enter the game at full throttle, but already something's not right. The rules have changed and more is at stake than they expected. This frenetic thriller is akin to a live-action video game, but getting to Level 10 doesn't seem to guarantee anything. |Read More
Action, Horror, Thriller
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  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 96 minutes
  • Directed By: Brendan Muldowney
  • Country: Ireland, Belgium
In 13th-century Ireland, a cadre of monks travel through the war-torn countryside on a mission to bring their land’s most sacred relic to Rome. But other forces are gaining on them, as the true significance of the relic becomes dangerously apparent. A period drama crossed with an action/adventure road movie, Pilgrimage delivers a profound lesson on religious fervor and the savagery of soldiers with a cause. |Read More
Drama, Action


  • Release Year: 2010
  • Runtime: 84 minutes
  • Directed By: Fred Cavayé
  • Country: France
Samuel (Gilles Lellouche) is studying to be a nurse and his very pregnant wife, Nadia (Elena Anaya), is relegated to bed rest. But when Nadia is kidnapped right in front of him, to get her back he'll have to free a man under police surveillance from the hospital in three hours. Point Blank is a taut suspense thriller that gets the adrenaline-inducing action going right from the start and never eases up. |Read More
Action, Thriller
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  • Release Year: 2005
  • Runtime: 103 minutes
  • Country: China
The biggest budgeted Chinese movie ever made, The Promise boasts the acting talents of Hiroyuki Sanada, Jang Dong-Kun, and Cecilia Cheung. This action-filled epic tells the story of a love triangle between a general, a slave, and a beautiful princess who yearns for true love. A Warner Independent Pictures release. |Read More
Drama, Action
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  • Release Year: 2013
  • Runtime: 87 minutes
  • Directed By: Josh Waller
  • Country: USA
Stuntwoman Zoe Bell (Death Proof) headlines this sly subversion of the women-in-prison genre. After Sabrina (Bell) is abducted, she finds herself in an underground lair, forced to do battle with other innocent women for the amusement of unseen spectators. Each of these reluctant warriors has something to lose, but only one will remain when the game is done. Violent and relentless, Raze takes its video game aesthetic to the deepest and darkest places, rarely surfacing for air. |Read More
Action, Horror
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  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 101 minutes
  • Directed By: Karl Mueller
  • Country: USA
Adam Goldberg, Pat Healy, Harry Hamlin and Nicky Whelan star as members of a mysterious self-help group (possibly a cult). Fran Kranz plays their newest recruit. Rebirth simultaneously satirizes the buddy comedy and embraces the thriller format, resulting in a film that is at one moment hilarious and at the next, deeply disturbing. |Read More
Action, Thriller, Comedy
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  • Release Year: 2008
  • Runtime: 99 minutes
  • Country: USA
Mike Terry (Chiwetel Ejiofor) is a Jiu-jitsu teacher who has avoided the prizefighting circuit by operating a self-defense studio. An accident on a dark, rainy night changes Terry's life dramatically, introducing him to a world of promoters (Ricky Jay, Joe Mantegna) and movie star Chet Frank (Tim Allen). In order to regain his honor, Terry must step into the ring for the first time in his life.
A Sony Pictures Classics presentation |Read More
Drama, Action, Sports
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  • Release Year: 2013
  • Runtime: 8 minutes
  • Directed By: Lucas Spaulding
  • Country: USA
Two bank robbers run into problems when each takes exception to the other’s mask. Jon Huertas and Seamus Dever of the hit ABC television Show, Castle, star in this socially-relevant action comedy.

Screening in Shorts Program: Soul Survivors |Read More
Crime, Action, Comedy


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