Gutsy cinema that breaks new ground
FRANCE , Switzerland
| 80 minutes | 2017
Three Iranians on the loose in the French countryside. A low-key, poetically handled road movie in which the bonds of a fast friendship are formed. Before one of them returns to his native country, three Iranians go camping and discover rural France. In this elegant comedy where the locals they meet along the way seem straight out of a Raymond Depardon documentary, Maryam Goormaghtigh takes a tender, empathetic look at a group of exiles and lucidly explores the theme of displacement.IN THE PRESENCE OF THE DIRECTORSecond screening presented with both French and English subtitles
Blindness becomes a trigger for emancipation. A debut film, carried by a promising young actress, that’s a breath of fresh air. Ava, 13, is gradually...
FRANCE | 80 minutes | 2017
A distinctively realized political metaphor results when an explosive period of social conflict meets the forces of nature. Keltek’s film is based on a...
TURKEY , Netherlands | 80 minutes | 2017
Two clans on either side of a river have a visceral hatred for each other. The conflict turns ugly, everyone is on edge and going out means risking your...
PHILIPPINES | 80 minutes | 2016
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