Engaging with the world
| 177 minutes | 2017
A polemical musical about the working world and unfettered capitalism — neo-realism, updated. Portuguese documentary filmmaker Pedro Pinho made waves with this film, his first fiction, the most interesting entry at this year’s Directors’ Fortnight. For nearly three hours, we follow the employees of a factory, like so many others, slated for relocation. The cast of non-professional actors share their thoughts and feelings — and sing!IN COMPÉTITION
Prix FIPRESCI (Quinzaine des réalisateurs) - Cannes 2017
Two contrasting characters in a snapshot of today’s Cuba, walking the line between economic crisis, suppressed free speech and stubborn solidarity. In a...
CUBA | 177 minutes | 2016
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 | 177 minutes | 2016
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 | 177 minutes | 2016
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