Truth and Justice
A Film by Tanel Toom
2019 - Estonia - Drama/Epic - 148 min.
with Priit Loog , Priit Võigemast , Maiken Schmidt , Ester Kuntu & Simeoni Sundja
Produced by Ivo Felt
Estonia, 1870. The uncompromising new owner of Robber’s Rise must battle with hard work, his spiteful neighbor and with his own family and beliefs to transform the poor land into a flourishing farm of his dreams – to bring truth and justice to a god forsaken place.
Best International Film
A Lullaby To The Sorrowful Mystery
A film by Lav Diaz
2016 - Philippines - Drama - 1:1.33 - 480 min.
During the Philippine Revolution of 1896 against Spain, the ballad of Jocelynang Baliwag becomes the hymn of the insurgents. While searching for the body of Andres Bonifacio, Father of the Revolution, we embark on an epic journey through history, literature and mythology.
Despite The Night
A film by Philippe Grandrieux
2016 - France - Erotic Drama - 154 min.
English musician Lenz searches for his lover Madeleine, who has mysteriously disappeared, but tumbles into an amour fou with troubled, self-destructive Héléne.
Grieving the loss of her infant son, Héléne seeks oblivion in the murky subterranean world of a brutal
sex ring, followed by Lenz. A stark, elliptical, hauntingly spectral narrative with scenes of sensual abandon and raw carnality.
The Happiest Girl In The World
A film by Radu Jude
2009 - Romania - Comedy/Drama - 1.85 DCP - 99 min.
Delia Fratila (18) comes from a poor family living in a small Romanian town. She is the winner of an advertising campaign: she sent three juice-bottles labels and won an expensive car. Delia and her parents, has to come to Bucharest for the promotion testimonial – a video showing Delia to the whole country, as a proof that the refreshments company keeps its promises and grants the awards. After the long way to Bucharest, the family finally arrives to the shooting place - a big square in the middle of the city. She spends the day doing the shooting. What she has to do seems quite easy: she has to sit in the car in front of the wheel, to drink juice and thank the organizing company. The shooting goes on with the ordinary problems: Delia keeps forgetting the text, the soda doesn’t look good enough-for the client, they have to refresh her make-up all the time, the shooting angle needs to be changed, some spotlights break etc.