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  • PAPUSZA

    True story of Papusza - the first Roma woman who put her poems into writing and published them, and therefore confronted the traditional female image in the gypsy community. The film follows Papusza’s life from birth to old age: arranged marriage as a small girl, her life in a gypsy tabor before,...

  • BLIND DATES

    Sandro, a single high school teacher in his forties, still lives with his parents. Together with his childhood friend Iva they spend their leisure time dating women online. While these rendez-vous usually end up without any results, everything changes when Sandro meets the married Manana who quic...

  • CONCRETE NIGHT

    Concrete Night is a dream-like odyssey through beautiful Helsinki over the course of one night. The protagonist of the film is a 14-year-old boy named Simo who is still searching for a sense of self and the ability to protect himself from his surroundings. He lacks his own identity. Simo and his ...

  • FORCE MAJEURE

    A Swedish family travels to the French Alps to enjoy a few days of skiing and spend some precious time with each other. The sun is shining and the slopes are spectacular but, during a lunch at a mountainside restaurant, an avalanche turns everything upside down. With diners fleeing in all directi...

  • FRANK

    FRANK is an offbeat comedy about a wannabe musician who finds himself out of his depth when he joins an avant-garde pop band led by the enigmatic Frank - a musical genius who hides himself inside a large fake head.

    Direction: LENNY ABRAHAMSON

    Script: JON RONSON, PETER STRAUGHAN

    Production: ED ...

  • HOME FROM HOME - CHRONICLE OF A VISION

    In the mid 19th century, hundreds of thousands of Europeans emigrated to faraway South America. It was a desperate bid to escape the famine, poverty and despotism that ruled at home. Their motto was: “Any fate is better than death”. Edgar Reitz’ new film DIE ANDERE HEIMAT is a domestic drama and ...

  • HUMAN CAPITAL

    During a cold winter night, a cyclist is hit by a SUV and then abandoned to agonize in the frozen snow. The mysterious episode, on which the police will investigate, connects the events of the members of two families: the petty-bourgeois family of Ossola and the one rich and venerated of Bernasch...

  • IN ORDER OF DISAPPEARANCE

    In Order of Disappearance is an action comedy. Nils drives a snow blower and lives a carefree life in a remote winter paradise. His sons sudden death puts him in the middle of a drug war between Norwegian mafia and the Serbians. In this world he is a beginner armed with heavy machinery and beginn...

  • MACONDO

    Ramasan has a lot of responsibility for an 11-year-old. In traditional Chechen society, he is now considered the man of the house in charge of his mother and two younger sisters. His world is now centered in Macondo, a tough ethnic neighborhood in the industrial suburbs of Vienna.

    Ramasan speaks...

  • WHEN EVENING FALLS ON BUCHAREST OR METABOLISM

    It’s the middle of a film shoot and Paul, the director, is having an affair with Alina, an actress playing a supporting role. With Alina’s last day on set imminent, Paul decides to rewrite the script in order to shoot a nude scene with her. But tomorrow is always another day...

    Direction: Cornel...

  • DAILY BREAD

    Jonathan loves chocolate. so he steals the last remaining chocolate in the jar. when his stepmother caches him and his brothers ostracize him, he decides to run away.

    Direction: Idan Hubel

    Script: Idan Hubel

    Production: Kobi Azran, Kobi Azran

    Cinematography: David Stagmeister

    Editing: Idan H...

  • EMERGENCY CALLS

    Being human is a fragile and fleeting opportunity to experience life and the universe around us. In the face of overwhelming darkness all we can do is to rely on and find solace in one another.

    This film is based on authentic emergency calls and radio traffic.

    Direction: Hannes Vartiainen, Pekk...

  • THE MAFIA KILLS ONLY IN THE SUMMER

    WINNER EUROPEAN COMEDY 2014

    Growing-up and loving in the Mafia-ridden city of Palermo. A story that spans 20 years seen through the eyes of a child, Arturo, who is brought-up in a fascinating and terrible city, where none the less there is still place for passion and laughter.
    The Mafia Only Kil...

  • WALESA

    1970, Gdansk. The communist authorities bloodily repress a workers’ protest. Among them Lech Walesa, an ordinary shipyard worker who tries to deal with daily problems with his wife Danuta. Refusing the rules, he soon start leading a revolution that will end up not only toppling a dictatorship in ...

  • WAITING FOR AUGUST

    Georgiana Halmac turns 15 this winter. She lives with her six brothers and sisters in a social housing condo on the outskirts of Bacau, Romania. Their mother Liliana was forced to leave her family behind to go to Turin, Italy, to earn money. She won’t be back before summer. During their mother’s ...

  • A TOWN CALLED PANIC: THE CHRISTMAS LOG

    The year’s end celebrations are coming. Christmas : the tree, the dinner, the presents. Indian and Cowboy are expecting their presents eagerly. Overexcited by the organization of the celebration, they fight and destroy the Yule log on which Horse was putting the last touch. Horse is livid and can...

  • WALL

    Laci is a 16-year old gypsy boy, who lives off casual jobs. One day, he gets picked up from the streets along with a small group of workers for a construction job. He has to participate in the completion of a wall, that surrounds a series of tenement buildings. The film follows the various stages...

  • PRIDE

    LOGLINE
    A man of habit confronts a world in transition in his own kitchen.

    SYNOPSIS
    Manol -- a retired general, a loving grandfather -- is a patriarch of firm morals and fixed beliefs, which he has upheld in his household. But on this day he learns that the boy he raised is gay. The life choices...

  • THE CHIMERA OF M.

    Entering the already unfamiliar virtual space of a stereoscopic digital animation, viewers find themselves behind the eyes of an unseen and distinctly unreliable protagonist, so evasive that he and his motives can hardly be identified. Arriving by train at a town where he had once lived, he moves...

  • LITTLE BLOCK OF CEMENT WITH DISHEVELLED HAIR CONTAINING THE SEA

    A dog and a mare embark upon a voyage together. With every step they take, the differences between them become inevitably clearer, and yet the profound mutual knowledge they develop over time shows the potential to suddenly produce a luminous moment between the two.

    Direction: Jorge López Navarr...

  • THE MISSING SCARF

    George Takei narrates this multi-award-winning fable about a wise squirrel on an increasingly existential quest to find its scarf.

    Direction: Eoin Duffy

    Script: Eoin Duffy

    Production: Jamie Hogan, Eoin Duffy

    Cinematography: Eoin Duffy

    Editing: Eoin Duffy

    Production Design: Eoin Duffy

    Anima...

  • WHALE VALLEY

    The film shows a pure love story between two brothers who live in a remote Icelandic fjord with their parents. When the younger brother, a little boy, witnesses a life or death moment involving his big brother it sets in motion the possibility of either a great tragedy or a turning point to bette...

  • THE LAMB

    As eastern anatolian village tradition requires, 27 year old medine must serve oven-roasted lamb at her five year old son mert’s circumcision feast. Poor but determined, medine puts the family to work cutting branches to earn something towards the price of the sheep they need. Ismail, medine’s un...

  • THE ART OF HAPPINESS

    WINNER EUROPEAN ANIMATED FEATURE FILM 2014

    Under a leaden sky, among the apocalyptic presages of a Naples at the height of its degradation, Sergio, a taxi driver, receives news which overwhelms him. Nothing can ever be as it was.
    Now Sergio looks at himself in the mirror and what he sees is a fo...