The Land Of The Enlightened
A Film by Pieter-Jan De Pue
2016 - Belgium - Documentary - 1.85 - 87 min.
with Gholam Nasir , Khyrgyz Baj & Noor & Zulfu
Produced by Bart Van Langendonck
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...
World Documentary Competition
A film by Tolga Karaçelik
2018 - Turkey - Drama/Comedy - 2.35 - 117 min.
Cemal, Kenan, and Suzi are siblings who have grown apart since leaving Hasanlar, the tiny village where they grew up, and going their separate ways. When an unexpected call from their estranged father demands they return to the village immediately, Cemal, the eldest, is tasked with reuniting the family and convincing his brother and sister to take a road trip back to the places and memories they have been working so hard to forget. As they try to piece their dysfunctional family back together and confront their shared past, they’ll have to contend with each other’s peculiarities and get to know one another all over again, even as the strangest elements of all await them in the village.
A film by Philippe Van Leeuw
2017 - France/Belgium - Drama - 1.85 - 85 min.
Trapped inside her house in a city under siege, Oum Yazan, mother of three, turned her flat into a safe harbor for her family and neighbors, trying to protect them from the war outside. When bombs threaten to destroy the building, when snipers turn the courtyards into deadly zones, and burglars break in to claim their dreadful bounties, maintaining the thin balance of routine inside the walls becomes a matter of life and death.
White Plastic Sky
A film by Tibor Bánóczki & Sarolta Szabó
2023 - Hungary/Slovakia - Animation/Sci-Fi - 2.39:1 - 111 min.
2123. Faced with diminishing resources, the human race can only survive through a trade-off: at the age of 50, every citizen is gradually turned into a tree. When Stefan discovers that his beloved wife Nora has voluntarily signed up for donating her own body before her time, he sets out on an adventurous journey to save her at all costs.