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      All Shall Be Well

      A film by Ray Yeung

      2024 - Hong Kong - Drama

      Angie and Pat are a couple living in Hong Kong who have been together for over four decades. After Pat's unexpected death, Angie finds herself at the mercy of her extended family as she struggles to retain both her dignity and the home that they shared for over thirty years.

      Young Hearts

      A film by Anthony Schatteman

      2024 - Belgium/Netherlands - Drama

      Elias (13) feels attracted to his new neighbour Alexander (14). Soon he realizes that he's truly in love for the first time. The interactions with his friends and family bring more questions than answers. Confused by his burgeoning feelings, Elias tries to sort out his inner chaos to prove that he is worth Alexander’s heart.

      Brief History Of A Family

      A film by Jianjie Lin

      2024 - China/France/Denmark/Qatar - Thriller

      A middle-class family’s fate becomes intertwined with their only son’s enigmatic new friend in post one-child policy China, putting unspoken secrets, unmet expectations, and untended emotions under the microscope.

      Paternel

      A film by Ronan Tronchot

      2024 - France - Drama

      In a small French town, Simon is an inspiring Catholic priest wholeheartedly dedicated to his parish. During a service, he encounters Louise, whom he had known years before he became a priest. She introduces him to her 11-year-old son, Aloé, revealing that he is his biological father.
      This revelation shatters Simon's daily life, prompting him to question all the certainties that have guided his existence. Can he still be a devout priest for the churchgoers, and can he effectively fulfill the role of a father to his son?
      Amidst an institution in crisis, Simon decides to engage in a battle to convince the Church representatives that his vow is compatible with the profound love of being a father.

      The Rye Horn

      A film by Jaione Camborda

      2023 - Spain/Belgium/Portugal - Drama

      1971, Francoist Spain. In the Galician countryside María assists women in childbirth. After an attempt to help a young woman in trouble, she suddenly has to hide from the authorities, leave everything behind and flee the country.
      On her perilous journey to Portugal, María encounters female solidarity and realizes that she is not alone and that, thanks to the help of others, she might finally find her freedom.

      The Monk And The Gun

      A film by Pawo Choyning Dorji

      2023 - Bhutan/France/USA/Taiwan - Comedy/Drama

      Kingdom of Bhutan, 2006. Modernization has finally arrived. Bhutan becomes the last country in the world to connect to the internet and television, and now the biggest change of all: democracy. To teach the people how to vote, the authorities organize a mock election, but the locals seem unconvinced. Travelling to rural Bhutan where religion is more popular than politics, the election supervisor discovers that a monk is planning a mysterious ceremony for the election day.

      Green Border

      A film by Agnieszka Holland

      2023 - Poland/France/Czech Republic/Belgium - Drama

      In the treacherous and swampy forests that make up the so called "green border" between Belarus and Poland, refugees from the Middle East and Africa trying to reach the European Union are trapped in a geopolitical crisis cynically engineered by Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko. In an attempt to provoke Europe, refugees are lured to the border by propaganda promising easy passage to the EU. Pawns in this hidden war, the lives of Julia, a newly minted activist who has given up her comfortable life, Jan, a young border guard, and a Syrian family intertwine.

      30 years after EUROPA EUROPA, three-time Oscar Nominee Agnieszka Holland's poignant new feature GREEN BORDER opens our eyes, speaks to the heart, and challenges us to reflect on the moral choices that fall to ordinary people every day.

      Explanation for Everything

      A film by Gábor Reisz

      2023 - Hungary/Slovakia - Drama

      It's summer in Budapest, high school student Abel is struggling to focus on his final exams, whilst coming to the realisation that he is hopelessly in love with his best friend Janka. The studious Janka has her own unrequited love with married history teacher Jakab - who had a previous confrontation with Abel’s conservative father. The tensions of a polarised society come unexpectedly to the surface when Abel’s history graduation exam turns into a national scandal.

      Essential Truths Of The Lake

      A film by Lav Diaz

      2023 - Philippines/France/Portugal/Singapore/Italy/Switzerland/United Kingdom - Drama

      When asked what drives a man to search for the truth, Lieutenant Papauran says dejectedly that maybe he just wants to keep inflicting pain on himself. Faced with President Duterte's bloody murders and brazen lies, he continues his struggle to solve a fifteen-year-old case around an ash-laden landscape and an impenetrable lake. It has become a cross he can barely carry but keeps dragging it anyway.

      Bitten

      A film by Romain de Saint-Blanquat

      2023 - France - Thriller/Giallo

      1967, Mardi Gras. Françoise is a seventeen-year-old boarder in an all-girls Catholic high school. Convinced that she has only one night left before her death, she sneaks out with her friend Delphine to attend a costume party and live the night as if it was her last.

      Terrestrial Verses

      A film by Ali Asgari & Alireza Khatami

      2023 - Iran - Drama

      Terrestrial Verses follows everyday people from all walks of life as they navigate the cultural, religious, and institutional constraints imposed on them by various social authorities, from school teachers to bureaucrats. These stirring vignettes, humorous and affecting, capture the spirit and determination of people amidst adversity, offering a nuanced portrait of a complex society.

      The Buriti Flower

      A film by Joao Salaviza & Renée Nader Messora

      2023 - Brazil/Portugal - Drama

      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.

      Tiger Stripes

      A film by Amanda Nell Eu

      2023 - Malaysia/Taiwan/Singapore/France/Germany/Netherlands/Indonesia/Qatar - Fantasy

      The first amongst her friends to hit puberty, Zaffan, 12, discovers a terrifying secret about her body. Ostracized by her community, Zaffan fights back, learning that to be free she must embrace the body she feared, emerging as a proud, strong woman.

      A Wolfpack called Ernesto

      A film by Everardo González

      2023 - Mexico/France/Switzerland - Documentary

      In Mexico, 350 000 people have been killed over the last 15 years by armed perpetrators, 30 000 of which are under 18. A WOLFPACK CALLED ERNESTO is a travel exploration to the bowels of the most fragile link on the chain: kids. The film follows the paths of the youths collectively named "Ernesto" – victims as well as sicarios – who in a certain moment of their lives had access to a gun, used it to kill, and soon became a part of the many pieces of a crime organization.

      Our Body

      A film by Claire Simon

      2023 - France - Documentary

      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.

      The Klezmer Project

      A film by Leandro Koch & Paloma Schachmann

      2023 - Austria/Argentina - Docu-Fiction/Musical Roadmovie

      Argentinian cameraman Leandro makes a living from filming Jewish weddings. At one of his jobs, he falls in love with Paloma, the clarinetist of the Klezmer band. To seduce her he pretends to be shooting a documentary film about traditional Yiddish folk music. What Leandro does not know is that his “fake” film project will take him on an unscripted journey throughout Eastern Europe in search of the last remaining Klezmer melodies.

      White Plastic Sky

      A film by Tibor Bánóczki & Sarolta Szabó

      2023 - Hungary/Slovakia - Animation/Sci-Fi

      2123. Faced with diminishing resources, the human race can only survive through a trade-off: at the age of 50, every citizen is gradually turned into a tree. When Stefan discovers that his beloved wife Nora has voluntarily signed up for donating her own body before her time, he sets out on an adventurous journey to save her at all costs.

      The Shadowless Tower

      A film by Zhang Lu

      2023 - China - Drama

      Gu Wentong, a middle-aged food critic, is drifting through the local eateries of vibrant Beijing with his younger photographer colleague Oyang. A divorcé with a 6-year-old daughter and estranged from his father for decades, he is looking for a new perspective on life while reconsidering his failings as a father, a son, and a lover. While the seasons come and go, people get together and move apart. Only one thing will remain the same: The White Pagoda where they all meet sooner or later...

      Luka

      A film by Jessica Woodworth

      2023 - Belgium/Italy/Netherlands/Bulgaria/Armenia - Sci-Fi

      Luka, a young and ambitious soldier, embeds himself in the legendary Fort Kairos where heroic warriors defend the remains of civilization. His hopes to serve as an elite sniper are crushed when he is assigned to maintenance and must submit to the code of Kairos: obedience-endurance-sacrifice. As he rises through the ranks, Luka finds joy and strength in friendships with Konstantin, an enigmatic radar engineer, and Geronimo, a light-hearted private.

      The Burdened

      A film by Amr Gamal

      2023 - Yemen/Sudan/Saudi Arabia - Drama

      Aden, Yemen. Isra’a and Ahmed put all their efforts offering a normal life and education to their three young children. When they find out that Isra'a is pregnant again, they have to make difficult decisions guided only by their family's interest.

      Subtraction

      A film by Mani Haghighi

      2022 - Iran/France - Drama/Thriller

      In downtown Tehran, Farzaneh, a young driving instructor, spots her husband, Jalal, walking into a woman’s apartment. When she confronts him, Jalal claims he was out of town for work. He decides to check out the building for himself. There, he meets a woman who is the spitting image of Farzaneh. Her name is Bita. Stunned, the two compare family photos: Bita’s husband also looks identical to Jalal.

      When the Waves are gone

      A film by Lav Diaz

      2022 - Philippines/France/Denmark/Portugal - Drama

      Lieutenant Hermes Papauran, one of the best investigators of the Philippines, is in a deep moral crossroad. As a member of the police forces, he is a first-hand witness of the murderous anti-drug campaign that his institution is implementing with dedication. The atrocities are corroding Hermes physically and spiritually, causing him a severe skin disease resulting from anxiety and guilt. As he tries to heal, a dark past haunts him and has eventually come back for a reckoning.

      June Zero

      A film by Jake Paltrow

      2022 - USA/Israel - Drama

      In 1962, the world witnesses the execution of Adolf Eichmann in an emotional public trial. And in Israel, 3 characters are intimately involved in this historical, nation-defining event.

      Pacifiction

      A film by Albert Serra

      2022 - Spain/France/Portugal/Germany - Drama/Thriller

      On the French Polynesian island of Tahiti, the High Commissioner of the Republic and French government official DE ROLLER is a calculating man with flawless manners. His somewhat broad perception of his role brings him to navigate the high end ’establishment’ as well as shady venues where he mingles with the locals. Especially since a persistent rumor has been going around: the sighting of a submarine whose ghostly presence could herald the return of French nuclear testing.

      The Blue Caftan

      A film by Maryam Touzani

      2022 - Morocco/France/Belgium/Denmark - Drama

      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.

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      Truth and Justice

      A film by Tanel Toom

      2019 - Estonia - Drama/Epic

      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.

      The Heritage Of Pina Bausch

      A film by Anne Linsel

      2019 - Germany - Documentary

      In June 2009 Pina Bausch died surprisingly. She left behind an international acclaimed dance company which needed to reinvent itself. But how can Pina’s work be passed on and how can her heritage be kept alive? 10 years after her death the company, the new director and important companions of Pina Bausch take the chance to look ahead.

      Suk Suk

      A film by Ray Yeung

      2019 - Hong Kong - Drama/LGBT

      Pak is a 70-year-old taxi driver who lives with his wife. His son is happily married with a child, and his daughter is pregnant and about to be married. Hoi lives with his devout Christian son and family after he divorced his wife. The two men, who have lived all their lives never revealing their sexual identities, meet by chance in the streets of Hong Kong. As Pak and Hoi fall in love they contemplate a possible future together.

      Pelican Blood

      A film by Katrin Gebbe

      2019 - Germany - Drama

      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.

      Verdict

      A film by Raymund Ribay Gutierrez

      2019 - France/Philippines - Drama

      Joy and her six-year-old daughter Angel live in Manila, with her husband, Dante, a small-time criminal. As so often in the past, Dante comes home drunk at night and beats Joy brutally. This time, he also hurts Angel. Joy grabs her daughter and flees to the local police post to finally get him sent to jail. Joy learns that justice takes time at best and is impossible to get at worst. Not without reason, she feels that she and her daughter are increasingly under threat…

      Instinct

      A film by Halina Reijn

      2019 - Netherlands - Drama/Thriller

      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.

      Jeune Juliette

      A film by Anne Emond

      2019 - Canada - Comedy/Drama

      Meet Juliette, a high school sophomore. Juliette is a heavy girl; she’s also bold, funny, slightly scheming and totally endearing. It’s the hectic last few weeks before summer vacation, and Juliette is about to learn some big lessons about boys, love, and friendship. She’ll even do some growing up—but not too much.

      Liberté

      A film by Albert Serra

      2019 - France/Portugal/Spain - Drama

      1774, shortly before the French Revolution, somewhere between Potsdam and Berlin. Madame de Dumeval, the Duc de Tesis and the Duc de Wand, libertines expelled from the puritanical court of Louis XVI, seek the support of the legendary Duc de Walchen, German seducer and freethinker, lonely in a country where hypocrisy and false virtue reign. Their mission is to export libertinage, a philosophy of enlightenment founded on the rejection of moral boundaries and authorities, but moreover to find a safe place to pursue their errant games, where the quest for pleasure no longer obeys laws other than those dictated by unfulfilled desires.

      Adam

      A film by Maryam Touzani

      2019 - Morocco/France - Drama

      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.

      To Live To Sing

      A film by Johnny Ma

      2019 - France/China - Drama

      Zhao Li is the manager of a small Sichuan Opera troupe, living and performing together in a rundown theatre located in the outskirts of Chengdu, China. When she receives the notice of demolition for the theatre, Zhao Li hides the news from everyone else, fearing that this could spell the end of her opera troupe: besides demolition, it’s the life of her “family” that is at stake. As she struggles to search for a new theatre for them to both sing and live in, the opera and its fantastic characters slowly begin to seep into her real world...

      Abou Leila

      A film by Amin Sidi-Boumédiène

      2019 - France/Algeria/Qatar - Drama

      Algeria, 1994. With Civil War raging for years in the north of the country, each day continues to bring its share of death and horror. Police officers S. and Lotfi, two childhood friends, travel through the desert looking for Abou Leila, a dangerous terrorist on the run. In the immensity of the Sahara, their quest seems absurd, but Lofti has only one priority: to keep S. as far from the capital as possible, knowing his friend is too fragile to face more bloodshed. But the deeper they get into the desert, the more they are confronted with their own trauma and violence.

      37 Seconds

      A film by Hikari

      2019 - Japan - Drama

      23-year-old comic book artist Yuma is disabled both by profound cerebral palsy and her mother's belief that she is incapable of being independent. Now she discovers her sexuality, the true meaning of love and forgiveness.

      Flesh Out

      A film by Michela Occhipinti

      2019 - Italy - Drama

      Verida is a modern girl. She works in a beauty salon, is addicted to social media and hangs out with her friends. Still, she is engaged to a man chosen by her family. Like many girls her age, she is under pressure to gain a substantial amount of weight in a tradition called gavage, in order to reach the voluptuous body considered in Mauritania a sign of great beauty, charm, wealth and social status. The wedding is fast approaching and meal after meal Verida is starting to challenge everything she always thought was normal: her loved ones, her way of life, and not least, her own body.

      Ghost Town Anthology

      A film by Denis Côté

      2019 - Canada - Drama/Fantasy

      In Irénée-les-Neiges, a small, isolated town with a population of 215, Simon Dubé dies in a car accident. The stunned townspeople are reluctant to discuss the circumstances of the tragedy. From that point on, for the Dubé family as well as for Mayor Smallwood and a handful of others, time seems to lose all meaning, and the days stretch on without end. Something descends slowly upon the area. In this period of mourning and in this fog, strangers start to appear. Who are they? What is happening?

      Top End Wedding

      A film by Wayne Blair

      2019 - Australia - Romantic Comedy

      Engaged and in love Lauren and Ned have just 10 days to reunite her newly separated parents and pull off their dream Top End Wedding. But Lauren’s mother has gone missing, experiencing a midlife crisis. In order to find her, the couple goes on a fantastic road trip across northern Australia. Along the way they find fulfillment for their own personal journeys through the wild beauty of the landscapes and the unbeatable charm of the characters that they meet along the way. But will they finally recover Lauren’s mother and pursue their dream wedding?

      Dolce Fine Giornata

      A film by Jacek Borcuch

      2019 - Poland - Drama

      Maria Linde, a free-spirited, Jewish Polish Nobel Prize winner, lives in Tuscany surrounded by warmth and chaos in her family’s villa. A loving mother and grandmother, she also fosters a secret flirtation with the much younger Egyptian man who runs a nearby seaside inn. After a terrorist attack in Rome, Maria refuses to succumb to the hysterical fear and anti-immigrant sentiment that quickly emerge, deciding in her acceptance speech of a local honor to boldly decry Europe’s eroding democracy—but she is unprepared for the public and personal havoc her comments wreak.

      All the Gods in the Sky

      A film by Quarxx

      2018 - France - Drama/Sci-Fi

      Simon, a 30-year-old man, works at a factory and lives confined on a decrepit farm alone with his younger sister, Estelle, who is severely handicapped since a childhood game that took a disastrous turn. Despite his deep remorse and the violence of the world that surrounds him, Simon desperately hopes to save his sister by liberating her from the weight of the world. What if their salvation was coming from "them"?

      The River

      A film by Emir Baigazin

      2018 - Kazakhstan/Norway/Poland - Drama

      A family with five sons lives in a remote Kazakh village. In accordance with the Eastern tradition, the eldest son Aslan (13) becomes the Father's deputy, in charge of all the work, and delegating the tasks. One day Aslan takes his brothers to the River for a swim - a moment of deep happiness. From then on, life is different. And when Kanat, an unknown cousin, unexpectedly arrives at the village, the structured life of the family begins to fall apart for good.

      Fig Tree

      A film by Aäläm-Wärqe Davidian

      2018 - France/Ethiopia/Germany/Israel - Drama

      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.

      White Fire

      A film by Jean-Marie Pallardy

      1985 - France/Turkey/UK - Adventure/Action

      When Bo was a child, a mysterious stranger sadistically murdered his parents. Only Bo and his sister, Ingrid survived the bloodshed. Now, twenty years later… Bo and his sister are grown up. They are employees at a diamond mineshaft located in the desert. As mischievous as they are, they stumble upon the discovery of a legendary diamond, the “White Fire.” However, this rapture for the diamond has provoked the angst of some short-tempered, not-so-nice villains. The quest to capture the most sought-out diamond in the world is afoot…

      Domingo

      A film by Fellipe Barbosa & Clara Linhart

      2018 - Brazil - Drama

      January 1st, 2003. As Brazil celebrates President Lula's historic investiture, two middle-class provincial families from Rio Grande do Sul gather in an old, poorly maintained house, around a champagne-fired barbecue, family secrets and frustrations. Domingo could be a day like any other, a sweet and peaceful day. But the changes promised to the Brazilian people by the new president deeply worry Laura, the matriarch, who fears to see his authority and wealth disappear a little more.

      Joy

      A film by Sudabeh Mortezai

      2018 - Austria - Drama

      Joy is a young Nigerian woman caught in the vicious cycle of sex trafficking. She works the streets to pay off debts to her exploiter Madame, while supporting her family in Nigeria and hoping for a better life for her little daughter in Vienna. Joy struggles to understand her role in this merciless system of exploitation when she is instructed by Madame to supervise Precious, a teenage girl fresh from Nigeria who is not ready to accept her fate.

      All Good

      A film by Eva Trobisch

      2018 - Germany - Drama

      "If you don't see any problems, you don't have any" is Janne's attitude regarding the fact that her new boss's brother-in-law has slept with her against her will. She keeps the incident under wraps and lets everything take its normal course. Her silence has consequences, though, and not just for her relationship with Piet.

      Alice T

      A film by Radu Muntean

      2018 - France/Romania/Sweden - Drama

      Alice, a buoyant and impertinent red-hair teenager is far from the charming little girl her mother adopted as she was unable to have a child of her own.
      Being an endless source of problems and affected by the specter of her mother’s disappointments, Alice acts with her back against the wall, forging lies and blurring lines between the fiction she designs for herself and the reality of her existence.
      Until her mother discovers she is pregnant.

      Birds Of Passage

      A film by Ciro Guerra & Cristina Gallego

      2018 - France/Colombia/Denmark/Mexico - Drama

      In the 70s, as the american youth embraces hippie culture, marijuana bonanza hits Colombia, quickly turning farmers into seasoned businessmen. In the Guajira desert, a Wayuu indigenous family takes a leading role in this new venture, and discovers the perks of wealth and power. But when greed, passion, and honour blend together, a fratricidal war breaks out and will soon put their family, their lives and their ancestral traditions at stake.

      Border

      A film by Ali Abbasi

      2018 - Denmark/Sweden - Nordic Noir

      Border guard Tina is extraordinarily good at spotting smugglers. One day, a suspicious-looking man steps off the ferry. Unable to identify what he’s hiding, she becomes obsessed with him and the disturbing aura he exudes. Her investigation reveals much more than expected, and she is soon forced to confront terrifying revelations about herself and humankind.

      Sheherazade

      A film by Jean-Bernard Marlin

      2018 - France - Drama

      Zachary, 17 years old, gets out of jail. Rejected by his mother, he hangs out in the mean streets of Marseille. This is where he meets Shéhérazade.

      Comprame Un Revolver (buy Me A Gun)

      A film by Julio Hernández Cordón

      2018 - Colombia/Mexico - Drama

      México, sometime in a near future... Women are disappearing and a girl called Huck wears a mask to hide her gender. She helps her dad, a tormented addict, to take care of an abandoned baseball camp where the narcos gather to play. The father tries to protect her as he can. With the help of her friends, a group of lost boys who have the power of camouflaging themselves in the windy desert, Huck has to fight to overcome her reality and to defeat the local capo.

      Sextape

      A film by Antoine Desrosières

      2018 - France - Comedy

      In the absence of her sister Rim, what was Yasmina doing in a car park with their boyfriends Salim and Majid? Rim knows nothing about it, but that’s because Yasmina is doing her utmost to prevent her from finding out. What was it, then? The unmentionable… the worst thing ever… supersize shame – and it was all captured by Salim in a potentially highly volatile video…

      One Day

      A film by Zsofia Szilagyi

      2018 - Hungary - Drama

      Anna is 40. She is always in a rush. She has three children, a husband, a job and financial stress. Anna meets deadlines, makes promises, takes care of things, brings stuff home and remembers everything. But she never catches up with her husband. She’d like to talk to him. She feels she is losing him. And she feels she can’t always evade what comes next. A clash between the everyday, the unbearably monotonous and the fragile and unique.

      Mario

      A film by Marcel Gisler

      2018 - Switzerland - Drama

      There’s a ripple of disquiet in the locker-room when Leon, a new striker, joins the football team. Sharing a flat with keen rival Mario sets the scene for an unexpected love affair, but the path of gay love in this macho world is not an easy one. Mario is unwilling or unable to acknowledge the implications of what is happening. But pretend girlfriends don’t fool everyone. And gossip, along with the threat of blackmail, unbalances the team’s morale. With the prospect of a professional career a strong possibility, will Mario forsake the hope of emotional satisfaction for professional gain?

      A Bluebird In My Heart

      A film by Jeremie Guez

      2018 - France/Belgium - Drama

      Attempting to lead a quiet reformed life, an ex-con finds refuge in a motel run by a single mother and her daughter Clara. The peace and freedom he has found in this safe haven disappears when Clara is assaulted, forcing him to face his old demons.

      Red Cow

      A film by Tsivia Barkai

      2018 - Israel - Drama

      Red Cow takes place in the days leading up to the assassination of Rabin and depicts the life of Benny, 16, orphaned from mother at birth and the only child of Joshua - a religious, right-wing extremist, in those critical junctures when she is forming her sexual, religious and political awareness.