Film events and Master Classes
CANADA , Switzerland
| 100 minutes | 2017
In Bolivia, Nepal, New York and Montreal, prison seen from the point of view of the inmates’ children. It’s a particularly distressing fact of life that most female prisoners are also mothers. When a woman is incarcerated, her child either suffers a gut-wrenching separation or joins her behind bars. What is the daily reality of these children, bereft of their mothers, and what rights do they have? Taking on the role of documentarian, Léa Pool delivers four harrowing, intertwined portraits.
Beth is 31 and, since yesterday, single. She lives alone with an old cat found in her alleyway and barely makes a living working at her sister's café....
QUéBEC/CANADA | 100 minutes | 2017
Nigel, a young accountant, leads a boring existence, without friends, love, nor family. Affected by smog, his lungs are terminally ill. One evening, in...
CHINA | 100 minutes | 2017
A solitary white-collar searches for the meaning of life; an innocent prisoner newly released from prison awaits his death; a North Korean woman escapes to...
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