A Film by Katrin Gebbe
2019 - Germany - Drama - 2.39 - 120 min.
with Nina Hoss , Katerina Lipovska & Murathan Muslu
Produced by Verena Gräfe-Höft
Wiebke (45) lives together with her adoptive daughter Nicolina (9) on an idyllic horse farm. After many years of waiting, she now has the chance to adopt another girl, Raya (5), to provide Nicolina with the longed-for sister. The first weeks are harmonious, and the siblings get along great. But shortly thereafter, Wiebke realizes that Raya, initially shy and charming, is becoming increasingly aggressive and poses a danger to herself and others. The mother will soon have to cross borders and take extreme decisions to protect her cubs.
Best Film 2020
Jo For Jonathan
A film by Maxime Giroux
2010 - Canada - Drama - 1.85 DCP - 80 min.
Jo lives in the shadow of his older brother. Amidst a world of delinquency, they become interested in illegal car racing. One night they participate in of them, never reaching the finish line. Jo will become Jonathan.
A film by Ole Endresen
2011 - Norway - Comedy - 2.35 DCP - 75 min.
Once a great curling-star, Truls Paulsen is diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder and banned from competing. When he learns that his coach Gordon is on his deathbed, Truls decides to compete again. His goal is to win the championship cash prize to pay for Gordon’s needed operation. He leaves his wife, starts gathering his old team mates and stops taking his medications. Will Truls lead his team to victory and save his old friend?
A Taste of Whale
A film by Vincent Kelner
2022 - France - Documentary - 1.78 - 85 min.
Every summer, hundreds of pilot whales are hunted in the fjords of the Faroe Islands. It’s locally known as the “Grind”, a spectacular and bloody tradition. International activists would like to put an end to it, so that these mammals will stop suffering. Knife in hand, the Faroese denounce the hypocrisy of those who eat meat without looking at what is happening in slaughterhouses and at the industries polluting our planet.