A film by Nanni Moretti
is a director shooting a film with the famous American actor, Barry Huggins,
who is quite a headache on set. Away from the shoot, Margherita tries to hold
her life together, despite her mother's illness and her daughter's adolescence.
A film by László Nemes
October 1944, Auschwitz-Birkenau. Saul Ausländer is a Hungarian member of the Sonderkommando, the group of Jewish prisoners isolated from the camp and forced to assist the Nazis in the machinery of large-scale extermination. While working in one of the crematoriums, Saul discovers the corpse of a boy he takes for his son. As the Sonderkommando plans a rebellion, Saul decides to carry out an impossible task: save the child's body from the flames, find a rabbi to recite the mourner’s Kaddish and offer the boy a proper burial.
A film by Brillante Ma Mendoza
After the Supertyphoon Haiyan, which changed the city of Tacloban in the Philippines into its horrendous state, the lives of Bebeth, Larry and Erwin intertwine. The survivors are left to search for the dead, while keeping their sanity intact, and protecting what little faith there may be left. A series of events continue to test their endurance.
A film by Yared Zeleke
Ephraim is a young
Ethiopian boy. His father leaves him and his sheep, from which he is inseparable,
to be looked after by distant relatives, far from his drought-ridden homeland.
Ephraim isn’t very good at farming, but he has a hidden talent: he is an
excellent cook. One day, his uncle tells him that they have to
sacrifice his sheep for the next religious feast. The young boy, however, is
ready to do anything to save his only friend and return home.
A film by Jeremy Sims
Rex drives a cab and has never left Broken Hill in his life. When he discovers he doesn't have long to live, he decides to drive across the heart of the country to Darwin, where he's heard he will be able to die on his own terms; but along the way he discovers that before you can end your life you've got to live it, and to live it you've got to learn to share it...
A film by Francesca Archibugi
extrovert Paolo and the beautiful Simona are expecting. At a dinner with Betta
and Sandro, the refined and literate couple, and Claudio, the eccentric
musician, one question will lead to an
that will shake up the night: the name of Paolo and Simona’s son.
A film by Alanté Kavaïté
17 year-old Sangaile is fascinated by stunt planes. Afraid of heights, she has never dared
to even enter in one of the cockpits. At a summer aeronautical show, nearby her
parents' lakeside villa, she meets Auste, a local girl of her age, who unlike
Sangaile, lives her life to the full with creativity and dare. As the two girls become lovers,
allows Auste to discover her most intimate secret, and finds in her teenage
love the only person to truly encourage her in flying.
A film by Vincent Garenq
2001. The journalist Denis Robert sets the world of finance ablaze when he exposes Clearstream Banking's opaque operations. In his search for the truth and his attempt to reveal the 'affair of all affairs', he ends up crossing paths with Judge Renaud Van Ruymbeke, well-known for his commitment to the fight against corruption, and in charge of the investigation for the Taiwan Frigate Affair. Their parallel enquiries will lead them to the heart of a dark political financial machine called the Clearstream system, severely shaking up the French governing class.
A special presentation of
teasers and promo reels of new and upcoming films including: Son of Saul, a
film by László Nemes, Lamb a film by Yared Zeleke, Taklub, a film by Brillante
Ma Mendoza, Halal Love, a film by Assad Fouladkar, The Beginners, a film by
Claudio Cupellini, Scare Campaign, a film by Cameron & Colin Cairnes.