26 films released in 1996

Breaking the Waves

Lars von Trier, 1996, Denmark

Irma Vep

Olivier Assayas, 1996, France

Symposium: Ladder of Love

Nik Sheehan, 1996, Canada

The Making of the Mahatma

Shyam Benegal, 1996, South Africa

Sanshodhan

Govind Nihalani, 1996, India

Gabbeh

Mohsen Makhmalbaf, 1996, Iran

Secrets & Lies

Mike Leigh, 1996, United Kingdom

The Bloody Child

Nina Menkes, 1996, United States

Carla's Song

Ken Loach, 1996, Germany

Kansas City

Robert Altman, 1996, France

Pusher

Nicolas Winding Refn, 1996, Denmark

Happy-End

Peter Tscherkassky, 1996, Austria

Love Serenade

Shirley Barrett, 1996, Australia

United Trash

Christoph Schlingensief, 1996, Germany

Poverty and Other Delights (Joyeux calvaire)

Denys Arcand, 1996, Canada