Engaging with the world
MOROCCO , France
| 111 minutes | 2017
Hicham Lasri successfully tries his hand at satirical comedy to depict key events in the Morocco of the ’80s. A policeman with amnesia is sent to a bridge linking two shantytowns, Coke and Pepsi, to handle security for the King of Morocco’s motorcade. His job is to keep the frenzied crowds at bay during the royal visit. Using absurdity to lay bare his country’s social and historical conflicts, Lasri paints a critical portrait of his people that is inimitably raw and poetic.IN COMPETITIONIN THE PRESENCE OF THE DIRECTORWith the support of the CENTRE CULTREL MAROCAIN
Mesmerizing aesthetics and a fragmented narrative plunge viewers into the daily life of mine workers in this first feature from the Bolivian director. When...
BOLIVIA , Qatar | 111 minutes | 2016
A sombre tale in luscious black-and-white that exposes the raw violence and sharp contrasts of the Mexican capital. Garbage collectors Jonathan and Yesi...
MEXICO | 111 minutes | 2017
Japanese director Katsuya Tomita, who broke out in 2011 with Saudade, delves behind the neon facade of sex tourism in a Bangkok red- light district. Luck...
JAPAN , France , Laos , Thailand | 111 minutes | 2016
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