A film by Veronika Franz, Severin Fiala
In the heat of the summer. An isolated house in the countryside between woods and corn fields. Ten-year-old twins wait for their mother. When she comes back, her head wrapped in bandages after plastic surgery, nothing is as it was before. Stern and distant now, she shuts the family off from the outside world. Starting to doubt that this woman is actually their mother, the boys are determined to find the truth by any means.
A film by Céline Sciamma
Oppressed by her
family setting, dead-end school prospects and the boys law in the neighborhood,
Marieme starts a new life after meeting a group of 3 free-spirited girls. She
changes her name, her dress code, and quits school to be accepted in the gang, hoping
that this will be a way to freedom.
A film by Ronit Elkabetz, Shlomi Elkabetz
trial story of Viviane Amsalem's five year fight to obtain her divorce in
front of the only legal authority competent for divorce cases in Israel, the
Rabbinical Court. Viviane and her lawyer must face the uncompromising attitude
of Elisha, the husband, who doesn’t even respond to the rabbis convocations.
When he is finally obliged to come to court, he keeps refusing the divorce
(Gett) even though they've been separated for years. Witnesses are called, the
procedure drags on, while Viviane is still unable to recover her dignity.
A film by Abd Al Malik
The true story of a French teenager rising out from the underprivileged suburbs through love, education and rap music. Regis is a culturally gifted boy who dreams of success for his rap band through hard work and loyalty, but he must accept the drug money for the sake of his project. Discovering Islam and love, he bears with the harsh loss and paybacks of delinquency, until he finds alone the strength to express himself through rap music and slam-poetry – and ultimately becomes a major artist of the French music scene.