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February list by Nanette Alderman
Ai Dil Hai Mushkil
Ae Dil Hai Mushkilhindi, 2016, not rated

A story about unrequited love and the shapes it takes, the ways it changes people, and the exhilarating and often heartbreaking ride it takes them on. The journey of three characters, Ayan, Alizeh, and Saba, as their lives intertwine and they navigate life, love, and heartbreak.

The Bureau
The Bureau. Season 1
french, 2014, not rated

Within the French secret service are a branch of undercover agents whose mission is to seek out and identity potential sources.

Dear Zindagi
Dear Zindagihindi, 2016, not rated

The story of Kaira, a budding cinematographer in search of perfect life. A chance encounter with Jug, an unconventional thinker, helps her gain new perspective about life. She discovers that happiness is all about finding comfort in life's imperfections.

Lolo
Lolofrench, 2015, not rated

Violette, a 40-year-old workaholic in the fashion industry, goes on a spa retreat with her best friend and falls head-over-heels for a local computer geek, Jean-Rene. This newly blooming romance is threatened when she returns to Paris and introduces Jean-Rene to her teenage son, Lolo, who secretly plots to ruin the relationship.

The Lost Bladesman
The Lost Bladesmanchinese, 2011, not rated

Set in 198 A.D., when the Eastern Han Dynasty has collapsed into civil war, and the young Emperor is a puppet of prime minster and generalissimo Cao Cao, the film singles out two famous chapters from Guan's many heroic adventures: his hostage period in Cao Cao's camp in Baima City, and his dangerous mission to escort Qilan, concubine of his lord Liu Bei to safety.

The Measure of a Man
The Measure of a Manfrench, 2015, not rated

Unemployed everyman Thierry must submit to a series of quietly humiliating ordeals in his search for work.

Our Little Sister
Our Little Sisterjapanese, 2015, rated pg

Three sisters, Sachi, Yoshino and Chika, live together in the city of Kamakura, Japan. When their father, absent from the family home for the last fifteen years, dies, they travel to the countryside for his funeral and meet their shy, teenage half sister. Bonding quickly with the orphaned Suzu, they invite her to live with them. Suzu eagerly agrees and a new life of joyful discovery begins for the four siblings.

The People vs. Fritz Bauer
The People vs. Fritz Bauergerman, 2015, rated r

Germany, 1957. Attorney General Fritz Bauer receives crucial evidence on the whereabouts of SS-Obersturmbannführer Adolf Eichmann. The lieutenant colonel, responsible for the mass deportation of the Jews, is allegedly hiding in Buenos Aires. Bauer, himself Jewish, has been trying to take crimes from the Third Reich to court ever since his return from Danish exile. However, there is little success so far due to the fierce German determination to repress its sinister past.

Train to Busan
Train to Busankorean, 2016, not rated

While a zombie-virus breaks out in South Korea, a couple of passengers struggle to survive on the train from Seoul to Busan.

Under the Shado
Under the Shadowpersian, 2016, rated pg-13

Shideh and her young daughter, Dorsa, are left alone in a war-torn city when her husband is drafted and sent to the front lines. After a dud missile strikes their apartment building, a neighbor mysteriously dies and Dorsa's behavior becomes erratic. Shideh scoffs at her superstitious neighbor's warning that the missile carries an ancient curse, Shideh now realizes that the malevolent force in her home is infinitely more evil and terrifying than the missiles raining down on the city.