A film by Detlev Buck
SAME, SAME BUT DIFFERENT is the unexpected and uncertain love story of Sreykeo, a 21 year old bar girl in Phnom Penh and Ben, a young German student travelling to Cambodia on a post graduation summer trip. When Ben returns home to Germany he discovers that Sreyko is sick and he takes on the responsibility to save her. On the way he discovers a world where not everyone is dealt the same cards and where motivations are not always pure. Based on the true story of Benjamin Prà¼fer and Sreykeo SoRvan.
A film by Daniel Monzon
Juan Oliver is about to become a prison guard. Trying to make a good impression, he reports for work one day early. Two colleagues show him around the old prison. All of a sudden, some plaster falls from the ceiling and hits Juan, who passes out. The guards take him into cell 211, which is empty, to try and revive him. But a riot breaks out at the high security area, the one that houses the most dangerous inmates. Juan's colleagues run away, leaving him stranded. When he wakes up in the cell he takes stock of the situation: if he wants to save his life, he must pretend to be a prisoner.
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 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 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 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.