A Film by Philippe Grandrieux
2008 - France - Drama - 1.85 DCP - 90 min.
with Dmitry Kubasov , Natalie Rehorova , Alexei Solonchev & Simona Hülsemann
Produced by Catherine Jacques
The story takes place in a country about which we know nothing: a country of snow and dense forests, somewhere in the North. A family lives in an isolated house near a lake. Alexi, the brother, is a young man with a pure heart. A woodcutter. An ecstatic, prey to epileptic fits, he is entirely opened to the nature that surrounds him. Alexi is terribly close to his younger sister, Hege. Their blind mother, their father, and their little brother are the silent witnesses to their overwhelming love. A stranger arrives, a young man barely older than Alexi…
Film Festival 2009
The Blue Caftan
A film by Maryam Touzani
2022 - Morocco/France/Belgium/Denmark - Drama - 1.85 - 123 min.
Halim and Mina run a traditional caftan store in one of Morocco’s oldest medinas. In order to keep up with the commands of the demanding customers, they hire Youssef. The talented apprentice shows an utmost dedication in learning the art of embroidery and tailoring from Halim. Slowly Mina realizes how much her husband is moved by the presence of the young man.
The Buriti Flower
A film by Joao Salaviza & Renée Nader Messora
2023 - Brazil/Portugal - Drama - 1.66 - 124 min.
Through her child’s eyes, Patpro will go through three periods of the history of her indigenous people, in the heart of the Brazilian forest. Tirelessly persecuted, but guided by their ancestral rites, their love of nature and their fight to preserve their freedom, the Krahô never stop inventing new forms of resistance.
A film by Claire Simon
2023 - France - Documentary - 1.85 - 168 min.
In a Parisian public hospital, Claire Simon questions what it means to live in women’s bodies, filming their diversity, singularity and their beauty in all stages throughout life. Unique stories of desires, fears and struggles unfold, including the one of the filmmaker herself.