A Film by Abdullah Mohammad Saad
2021 - Bangladesh/Singapore/Qatar - Drama - 2.39 - 107 min.
with Azmeri Haqui Badhon
OSCARS 2022: Official Submission
Produced by Jeremy Chua
Rehana, an assistant professor at a medical college, strains to combine her complex roles as a teacher, doctor, sister, daughter, and mother. Keeping the balance between the demands of work and family life has become a daily struggle. One evening, she witnesses a crying student storming out of a professor’s office. Deeply touched by this event and the actions leading up to it, Rehana’s life starts to spiral out of control. She gradually descends into obsession, seeking retribution, just as she receives a complaint from the school about her six-year- old daughter’s unusual behavior... Rehana refuses to accept the madness of the patriarchal society she lives in. She will put everything at stake to fight for justice - for her student, her daughter, but also for herself.
Un Certain Regard
Jury Grand Prize
White White World
A film by Oleg Novković
2010 - Serbia - Drama - 2.35 DCP - 121 min.
In the town of Bor, a rotten mining center in southeast Serbia, lives King, a lonesome cowboy of about 40, a former miner, now a local bar owner. Once he was involved with Ruzica, the town beauty and wife of his boxing coach Zivina. When Zivina found out about the affair Ruzica killed him. After seven years in jail Ruzica comes back to Bor. She goes to see King, only to find out that he is involved with another woman. Her daughter Rosa.
A film by Halina Reijn
2019 - Netherlands - Drama/Thriller - 2.35 - 98 min.
Nicoline, an experienced psychologist, starts a new job at a penal institution. She meets Idris, a sex offender who committed a series of grave crimes. After five years of treatment, he is about to go on his first unaccompanied probation. His team of practitioners are enthusiastic about his development but newcomer Nicoline does not trust him and tries to push his probation. Idris tries his hardest to convince Nicoline of his good intentions, but slowly but surely, he transforms into the manipulative man she saw in him from the beginning. A power play emerges between the two and Nicoline, in spite of her knowledge and experience, lets herself be trapped completely.
The Death Of Cinema And My Father Too
A film by Dani Rosenberg
2020 - Israel - Comedy/Drama - 1.85 - 103 min.
When Yoel hears about an imminent Iranian military attack on Tel Aviv, he knows what to do - escape with his family to a safe haven in Jerusalem. His son Assaf, who is a filmmaker and about to become a father himself, wants to give Yoel one last lead role in his movie by melting the fictional world into bittersweet reality.