R U There
A Film by David Verbeek
2010 - France/Netherlands/Taiwan - Drama - 2.35 DCP - 90 min.
with Stijn Koomen , Ke Huan-Ru , Tom de Hoog , Phi Nguyen & David Davis
Produced by Frans van Gestel
Jitze, a young Dutch professional gamer, travels the world to compete in video game tournaments. During a stay in Taipei his arm starts to hurt and he’s forced to take a few days rest. A night in his hotel, Jitze meets a girl and starts realizing what it means to be human in the age of the virtual worlds.
Un certain regard
Mr Bachmann and his class
A film by Maria Speth
2021 - Germany - Documentary - 2.39 - 217 min.
MR BACHMANN AND HIS CLASS is an intimate documentary portraying the bond between an elementary school teacher and his students. His unconventional methods clash with the complex social and cultural realities of the provincial German industrial town they live in.
A film by Maryam Touzani
2019 - Morocco/France - Drama - 1.85 - 98 min.
Abla runs a modest local bakery from her home in Casablanca where she lives alone with her 8 year old daughter Warda. Their routine of housework and homework is interrupted one day by a knock on the door. It is Samia, a young woman looking for a job and a roof over her head. The little girl is immediately taken with the newcomer but her mother initially refuses to allow a pregnant stranger into their lives.
A film by Aäläm-Wärqe Davidian
2018 - France/Ethiopia/Germany/Israel - Drama - 2.39 - 93 min.
The sixteen years old Jewish Mina, is trying to navigate between a surreal routine dictated by the civil war in Ethiopia and her last days of youth with her Christian boyfriend Eli. When she discovers that her family is planning to immigrate to Israel and escape the war, she weaves an alternate plan in order to save Eli. But in times of war, plans tend to go wrong. Davidian’s coming of age film debut film is based on her childhood memories of a civil-war-torn Ethiopia.