A film by Denis Dercourt
The relationship between two brothers, the youngest of whom has such a passion for historical battles that he is cut off from reality.
Upon their mother's request, Mathieu the eldest tries to help his younger brother Paul overcome the addiction.
A film by Haim Tabakman
Aaron, a respectable butcher in Jerusalem's ultra-Orthodox Jewish community, is married to Rivka and is a dedicated father of four children.
One day, he meets Ezri, a twenty-two-years-old handsome student, and soon falls in love with him. He then starts to neglect his family and community life, swept away by his love and lust for Ezri.
But guilt, torment and pressure from the community will catch up, and lead him to take a strong decision...
A film by Nobuhiro Suwa, Hippolyte Girardot
Yuki, nine years old, learns that her parents are separating. Her father is French, and her mother is Japanese.
She is going to have to follow her mother to Japan, leaving everything behind in Paris, starting with her best friend Nina. Together, Yuki and Nina devise schemes in order to get her parents back together. Running away seems like the only solution in the end - the forest will be their new destination.
A film by Rainer FRIMMEL, Tizza Covi
Abandoned, the two-year-old girl Asia is found by Patti, a circus woman living with her husband
Walter in a trailer park in San Basilio on the outskirts of Rome. With the help of Tairo, a teenage boy who lives with his grandma in an adjacent container, Patti starts to search for the girl's mother.
La Pivellina is a film about a cosmos of outcasts in present-day Italy: a tale of courage and discrimination, of loss and togetherness, a look behind the corrugated-iron fence of a gated community.
A film by Alejandro Fernàndez Almendras
On a long day at the end of summer, four members of a southern Chilean peasant family struggle to adapt to the changing world in which they live in, a world where a video game or a new dress can be as precious as a liter of milk or a glass of wine.
A new, global world where boundaries between tradition and modernity are fading and values are quickly changing.
A film by Philippe Lioret
Bilal, a young 17 year old Kurdish boy, has travelled through Middle East and Europe to join his girlfriend, freshly immigrated to England. But his journey comes to an abrupt end when he is stopped on the French side of the Channel.
Having decided to swim across, Bilal goes to the local swimming pool to train. There he meets Simon, a swimming instructor in the midst of a divorce. To impress his wife and win back her heart, Simon decides to risk everything by taking Bilal under his wing.
A film by Panos H. Koutras
Yiorgos is released from prison after 14 years of incarceration for a murder he committed in his small Greek village. He spends his first night out in a cheap downtown hotel in Athens. There he meets Strella, a young transsexual prostitute. They spend the night together and soon they fall in love.
But the past is catching up with Yiorgos. With Strella on his side he will have to find a new way out.
An extraordinary and spellbinding relationship, a post-modern Greek tragedy in the glowing nights of Athens.
A film by Raphael Nadjari
A HISTORY OF ISRAELI CINEMA is the result of years of researches, studies, documentation, screening, interviews, some recorded - some to learn, to understand, to unfold.
Actors, thinkers, producers, filmmakers, professors, critics negotiated to build a narrative that remains fragile and incomplete. It is the process rather than the result that is shared here.
A film by 8 directors
In September 2000, 191 governments committed to halve world poverty by 2015.
They defined 8 goals: The Millennium Development Goals.
We're only halfway to reaching these goals. The situation remains critical !
Eight filmmakers have engaged to share their vision of these major issues with the public.
A film by Juliano Ribeiro Salgado
A quiet island, lost in the pacific ocean. Nothing worth of interest, until the day a stroke of luck, phosphate, provided by the island's coral core, led the country to incredible heights : in 1975, it became the second richest country per inhabitant in the world after Saudi Arabia... Only to plunge into ruins a few years later.
A film by Eric Forestier
Emma, a mysterious young woman, gradually discovers that she possesses a strange power: her lovers disappear once in contact with her.
François, an astronomer researching the phenomenon of black holes, meets Emma in an airport. He immediately falls in love with this beautiful and fascinating young woman. A love affair begins. But after a few days, François vanishes without a trace.
With the help of François' brother, Michel, Emma tries to solve the mystery of his disappearance- never suspecting that she may have something to do with it...