Here And There
A Film by Darko Lungulov
2008 - Germany/Serbia/USA - Comedy/Drama - 1.85 DCP - 90 min.
with Mirjana Karanovic , David Thornton , Cyndi Lauper & Branislav Trifunovic
Produced by George Lekovic
Branko, a young Serbian immigrant, struggles in an unforgiving New York, desperately trying to bring his girlfriend Maria from Serbia to USA. Robert, a depressed New Yorker, tries to make quick cash and accepts to move to Belgrade to marry her so she can get an American visa. Instead of money, Robert finds his way in chaotic Serbia!
Best New York Narrative
FIPRESCI Prize/Best Director
The Land Of The Enlightened
A film by Pieter-Jan De Pue
2016 - Belgium - Documentary - 1.85 - 87 min.
In the wild Afghan mountains, a gang of Kuchi kids dig out anti-personal mines to collect the explosives,
recycle weapons and keep tight control on the caravans smuggling opium . When they are not waging their own mini-wars in the daily madness of life in Afghanistan, the children are fleeing away in their personal fantasies and dreams, while the American soldiers are planning their retreat...
Despite The Night
A film by Philippe Grandrieux
2016 - France - Erotic Drama - 154 min.
English musician Lenz searches for his lover Madeleine, who has mysteriously disappeared, but tumbles into an amour fou with troubled, self-destructive Héléne.
Grieving the loss of her infant son, Héléne seeks oblivion in the murky subterranean world of a brutal
sex ring, followed by Lenz. A stark, elliptical, hauntingly spectral narrative with scenes of sensual abandon and raw carnality.
A film by Maha Haj
2016 - Israel - Comedy/Drama - 1.85 - 90 min.
In Nazareth, an old couple lives wearily to the rhythm of the daily routine. On the other side of the border, in Ramallah, their son Tarek wishes to remain an eternal bachelor, their daughter is about to give birth while her husband lands a movie role and the grandmother loses her head ... Between check-points and dreams, frivolity and politics, some want to leave, others want to stay but all have personal affairs to resolve.