A Film by Sudabeh Mortezai
2018 - Austria - Drama - 2.39 - 100 min.
with Joy Anwulika Alphonsus , Precious Mariam Sanusi & Angela Ekeleme Pius
Produced by Oliver Neumann
Joy is a young Nigerian woman caught in the vicious cycle of sex trafficking. She works the streets to pay off debts to her exploiter Madame, while supporting her family in Nigeria and hoping for a better life for her little daughter in Vienna. Joy struggles to understand her role in this merciless system of exploitation when she is instructed by Madame to supervise Precious, a teenage girl fresh from Nigeria who is not ready to accept her fate.
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Eisenstein In Guanajuato
A film by Peter Greenaway
2015 - Netherlands / Mexico - Drama - DCP - 2.35 - 105 min.
In 1931, following the success of the film Battleship Potemkin, Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein travels to the city of Guanajuato, Mexico, to shoot a new film. Freshly rejected by Hollywood, Eisenstein soon falls under Mexico’s spell. Chaperoned by his guide Palomino Cañedo, the director opens up to his suppressed fears as he embraces a new world of sensual pleasures and possibilities that will shape the future of his art.
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A Long And Happy Life
A film by Boris Khlebnikov
2013 - Russia - Drama - DCP - 1.85 - 77 min.
A young farmer named Sasha stands at the beginning of a new, happy life. He is about to sell his farm to the state and move with his girlfriend to the city. But when the deal is closed, the other villagers rise up in protest to save the farm - the village’s only means of survival. Sasha finds himself caught up in a fight which is not his, entangled in a web of passion, pride, and irreversible actions.