Engaging with the world
IRAN , Canada , Qatar
| 102 minutes | 2017
A coming-of-age tale where the trust between a young Iranian girl and her parents is sorely tested after a disturbing visit to the gynecologist. A rebellious 16-year-old is on a burning quest to throw off the yoke of parental authority and the strict, deep-seated rules of her cultural milieu. The Tehran-born director delivers a powerful critique of a hypocritical society that crushes young girls’ passion and lust for life at an age when they’re at their most vulnerableIN THE PRESENCE OF THE DIRECTOR
A colourful odyssey leading to reconciliation for a brother and sis- ter who accidentally kill a goat with their father’s truck. With an eye for detail,...
COLOMBIA | 102 minutes | 2017
In Aleppo, filmmaker and Al Jazeera/BBC journalist Orwa Al Mokdad turns his lens on the reality of war, conflict and the disillusionment of the combatants....
SYRIA , Lebanon | 102 minutes | 2016
In one of his last performances, actor Anton Yelchin shines as a romantic hero who falls in love with a young French girl against a Portuguese backdrop....
PORTUGAL , France , United States , Poland | 102 minutes | 2016
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