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LA ANTENA | Official Trailer | MUBI

The first film ever to screen on MUBI, this surreal fairytale from visionary auteur Esteban Sapir champions the power of the human voice over consumerism and totalitarian control. Using the language of silent cinema, LA ANTENA devises a fantastical dreamscape, packed with eye-popping visual effects. Now streaming exclusively and globally here (again!).

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Before her future features, Sofia Coppola had already transformed onscreen portrayals of girlhood and female friendship in her first directorial outing. Ultra-cool 1990s outfits, a killer soundtrack, and dreamy 16mm imagery make this audacious short an instant classic of teenage ennui.

Now streaming (almost) globally.

The first film ever to screen on MUBI, this surreal fairytale from visionary auteur Esteban Sapir champions the power of the human voice over consumerism and totalitarian control. Using the language of silent cinema, LA ANTENA devises a fantastical dreamscape, packed with eye-popping visual effects.

Now streaming exclusively and globally.

Moviegoing dreamers, there is hope for us still in this timeless, tender romance from living legend Aki Kaurismäki. Imbued with the filmmaker’s idiosyncratic playfulness and deadpan humor, this bittersweet comedy charmed even the most dour of critics and, delightfully, won the Jury Prize at Cannes.

Now streaming exclusively (almost) globally. A MUBI Release.

Playfully exploring existential anxiety, Matthew Porterfield and Nicolasa Ruiz’s reality-blurring new short captures relatable fears about day-to-day life. Following a curious protagonist down a rabbit hole of intrigue, this vibrantly shot film turns urban mundanity into an enchanting wonderland.

Now streaming exclusively (almost) globally.

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An out-of-this-world nightmare birthed from metal and flesh, Shin’ya Tsukamoto’s cult horror classic frenetically rejects the drudgery of so-called normal life. Surrendering to the tactile allure of the machine, the human body undergoes extreme transformations, set to a frenzied industrial score.

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Visionary director Djibril Diop Mambéty (Touki Bouki) makes a feisty assault on economic imperialism in this loose adaptation of Friedrich Durrenmatt’s play, The Visit. Relocated to a Senegalese town, Hyenas is a comic, cutting critique of globalization conveyed with playful, imaginative flourish.

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Juxtaposing overwhelming sorrow with an underlying joy, Abderrahmane Sissako intertwines the cruel realities of occupation with buoyant, moving moments that overwhelmingly emphasize the strength of the human spirit. Timbuktu is a political film of defiance, resilience, and poetry.

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Thirty years before Call Me By Your Name, this lavish period drama from Merchant Ivory encapsulated their uniquely tender and direct perspective on gay love. Featuring a young Hugh Grant in a passionate, heartbreaking performance, this visionary piece of queer cinema has left its mark.

Now streaming here.