A film by Jens Lien
Nikolaj moves to Rykkin, where his father has helped design the new satellite town. His father is playful, a self-declared free spirit. He firmly believes that a new community spirit will flourish in Rykkin. Nikolaj tries to make sense of life under the thumb of his optimistic and energetic father. They're a happy little alternative family - until his mother is suddenly killed in a traffic accident.His father spirals into self-centred grief, and Nikolaj is left to deal with his sorrow over the loss of his mother and the disintegration of his family. As things fall apart at home, Nikolaj is drawn to the darker side of Rykkin.His father claws his way back from the brink, eyeing new opportunities in his son's interest in punk rock. He applauds Nikolaj's rebellion. But how can Nikolaj grow when his father is more of a child than he is ?
A film by Philippe Falardeau
After he learns the death of a sixth grade teacher, Bachir Lazhar, an Algerian refugee, propose himself as a substitute at the school's headmistress.
A film by Jean-Marc Vallée
Café de Flore is first and foremost an epic love story between a man and woman. And between a mother and her son. Two people from two different eras who live two extraordinary moments of passion that shake their lives. A mystical and supernatural odyssey on love.
A film by Xiaoshuai WANG
Wang Han, 11 year old boy in the province of Ghizhou is confronted with a runaway murderer. Hiding in the woods, the wounded man takes Wang Han drying shirt and persuades him to help him out. Frightened and fascinated at once, Wang Han and his friends accept to keep it secret from the police. Strange things are happening at school and the police is everywhere...
A film by Delphine Coulin, Muriel Coulin
17 teenage girls take together an unexpected decision that will change their peaceful little lives and leave them misunderstood by the boys and adults around them: they decide to get pregnant all at the same time. This is based on a true story that occurred in 2008.
A film by Karl Markovics
Roman Kogler, 18, is serving time in a juvenile detention center. He has already served half of his sentence, and could be released on probation, but his chances are poor: he doesn't have family, and seems incapable of coping with society. After many failed attempts, Roman finds a probation job at the municipal morgue in Vienna. One day, Roman is faced with a dead woman who bears his family name. Even though it soon turns out that she is not his mother, Roman wonders about his past for the first time and starts looking for his mother.
A film by Céline Sciamma
Laure is 10 years old. Laure is a tomboy. On her arrival in a new neighborhood, she lets Lisa and her crowd believe that she is a boy. Truth or dare ? Dare.Summer becomes a big playground and Laure pretends to be Michael, a boy like the others... different enough to get the attention of Lisa who falls in love with him. Laure takes advantage of her new identity as if the end of the summer would never reveal her unsettling secret.
A film by Merzak Allouache
Spring 1989. Bab El oued is a working class district of Algiers, soon after the bloody riots of 1988. At night, the young Boualem works in the district bakery. The day, the amplified voice of the imam prevents him from sleeping. In a fit of anger, he pulls the speaker based on the terrace of his building off. A group of young extremists, set up in the search of the author of this "provocative" act with the intention of administrating him an exemplar punishment.
A film by Yamina Bachir
Rachida lives and teaches in an old popular neighbourhood of Algiers.
She thinks, as most Algerians, that she is not concerned by the conflict her country encounters, but everything changes when a group of terrorists contacts her ? and among them Sofiane, one of her former pupils. They force her to plant a bomb in her school. She refuses in spite of her fear. Out of anger, the leader of the gang shoots her. Miracously Rachida survives. But she decides to seek refuge away from Algiers.
A film by Vincent Garenq
The true story of Alain Marécaux and his wife, heartlessly crushed by one of the most important miscarriages of justice of our time, the Outreau case. Alain Marécaux and his wife were arrested in 2001 along with 12 other people for horrible acts of paedophilia they never committed. He will face the descent into hell with an incredibly unjust and inhuman judicial system.
A film by Bertrand Bonello
The dawn of the XXth century: L'Apollonide, a house of tolerance, is living its last days. Between men who fall in love and the ones who become viciously harmful, the girls share their daily secrets and pains under the scrutiny of Madame Marie-France.