Engaging with the world
GERMANY , Spain , United Kingdom
| 86 minutes | 2017
“It’s about the journey, not the destination”: an adage that takes on its full meaning in this Don Quixote-inspired documentary. In defiance of his age, 73-year-old Manuel decides to leave Spain to follow a historical trail in the United States. But the journey would be unthinkable without his faithful burro, Gorrión . . . In this neo-realist road movie with echoes of the Old West, filmmaker Pereira blurs the boundaries between drama and non-fiction.
From Brazil to Africa, a coming-of-age tale about an idealistic traveller and his voyage of self-discovery triggered by culture shock. For his sophomore...
BRAZIL , France | 86 minutes | 2017
A critique of brutal economic liberalism, through the prism of a disenchanted couple’s private tragedy. Six years after Mort à vendre, the Moroccan...
MOROCCO , France | 86 minutes | 2016
A polemical musical about the working world and unfettered capitalism — neo-realism, updated. Portuguese documentary filmmaker Pedro Pinho made waves...
PORTUGAL | 86 minutes | 2017
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