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  • SHAME

    Macho is a poor boy, who skips school to work on a construction site. The only ray of light for him is his girlfriend, Donna .Yet, she is ashamed of his mother, who works as janitor in their school. Macho has to chose between his mother and his love, and he finds his own way to deal with his emot...

  • PRISONER OF SOCIETY

    What it means to be a stranger in your own home and country?

    Prisoner of Society is an intimate journey into the world and mind of a young transgender woman, trapped between her personal desire for freedom and traditional expectations of her parents that threatens their unity.

    Directed by: Rati...

  • BURKINA BRANDENBURG KOMPLEX

    A presumably African village, inhabited by Germans. The film Burkina Brandenburg Komplex describes a geographical construction that makes use of ‘our’ medial and collective image of Africa and puts it to the test through inaccuracies. An archaeological find is made in a mine: a Ferrari. We tag al...

  • RELEASE THE DOGS

    Anouck is a resigned girl, torn between two loves, two violences : her man, an attractive watchdog ,and her little brother, a young mad pup. The night of the boy’s 18th, this delicate triangle explodes, Anouck's revolt is on its way...

    Directed by: Manue Fleytoux

    Written by: Manue Fleytoux

    Pro...

  • AQUAPARQUE

    In an abandoned waterpark, a girl and a boy are hidden from the outside world. Between the graffited ruins of the old swimming pools and blunt slides, they find a shelter to grieve from their loss of hopes and dreams.

    Directed by: Ana Moreira

    Written by: Ana Moreira

    Produced by: Isabel Machado...

  • THE GIANT

    Having fought in the First Carlist War, Martin returns to his family farm in Gipuzkoa only to find that his younger brother, Joaquín, towers over him in height. Convinced that everyone will want to pay to see the tallest man on Earth, the siblings set out on a long trip all over Europe, during wh...

  • HAPPY AS LAZZARO

    WINNER EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY FILM AWARD 2018

    The story of Lazzaro, a peasant still shy of 20 and so good he appears stupid, and Tancredi, a young man of the same age but spoilt by his own imagination, is the story of a friendship. It’s a friendship that begins genuinely amid a flurry of secret sch...

  • THE SUMMER

    WINNER EUROPEAN PRODUCTION DESIGNER 2018

    Leningrad, one summer in the early eighties. Smuggling LP’s by Lou Reed and David Bowie, the underground rock scene is boiling ahead of the Perestroika. Mike and his beautiful wife Natasha meet with young Viktor Tsoï. Together with friends, they will cha...

  • DOGMAN

    WINNER EUROPEAN ACTOR 2018
    WINNER EUROPEAN COSTUME DESIGNER 2018
    WINNER EUROPEAN HAIR & MAKE-UP ARTIST 2018

    Dubbed an “urban Western,” DOGMAN takes place in an Italian suburb somewhere between metropolis and wild nature. Marcello (Marcello Fonte), a small and gentle dog groomer, finds himself in...

  • CARMEN & LOLA

    Carmen lives in a gypsy community in the suburbs of Madrid. Like every other woman she has ever met, she is destined to live a life that is repeated generation after generation: getting married and raising as many children as possible. But one day she meets Lola, an uncommon gypsy girl who dreams...

  • DIAMANTINO

    Diamantino, the world’s premiere soccer star loses his special touch and ends his career in disgrace. Searching for a new purpose, the international icon sets out on a delirious odyssey where he confronts neo-fascism, the refugee crisis, genetic modi cation, and the hunt for the source of genius....

  • THE GUILTY

    Alarm dispatcher and former police officer, Asger Holm, answers an emergency call from a kidnapped woman. When the call is suddenly disconnected, the search for the woman and her kidnapper begins. With the phone as his only tool, Asger enters a race against time to save the endangered woman. But ...

  • SHOCK WAVES : DIARY OF MY MIND

    A few minutes before shooting his father and his mother in cold blood, Benjamin Feller, an 18-year-old young man, apparently uneventful, sends his diary by mail to his literature teacher in which he confesses and explains his double murder. The choice to associate this woman with his act and to u...

  • MICHAEL INSIDE

    Michael McCrea is an impressionable eighteen-year-old who lives with his grandfather Francis in a Dublin housing-estate. Michael’s life is changed dramatically when he is caught holding a bag of drugs for his friend’s older brother, and is sentenced to three months in prison. Inside, Michael is b...

  • POMEGRANATE ORCHARD

    Gabil returns home to the humble family farmstead, surrounded by an orchard of venerable pomegranate trees; since his sudden departure twelve years ago he was never once in contact. However, the deep emotional scars he left behind cannot be erased from one day to the next.

    Direction: Ilgar Najaf...

  • METEORS

    They come at night. Everyone steps out of their homes. They light torches and remember those who have walked these streets before them. In the next few hours, the city is on lockdown and an eclipse appears. At night, meteors start to fall. Blending documentary filmmaking and political commentary,...

  • ANOTHER DAY OF LIFE

    WINNER EUROPEAN ANIMATED FEATURE FILM 2018

    Produced by Platige Films, Kanaki Films, Walking The Dog, Wüste Film & Animationsfabrik

    WARSAW, 1975. KAPUŚCIŃSKI (43) IS A BRILLIANT VETERAN JOURNALIST, AN IDEALIST AND A FRIEND OF LOST CAUSES AND REVOLUTIONS. At the polish press agency, he convinc...

  • PITY

    The story of a man who feels happy only when he is unhappy, a man addicted to sadness, who has such need for pity, he’s willing to do everything to evoke it from others. This is the life of a man in a world not cruel enough for him.

    Direction: Babis Makridis

    Script: Babis Makridis, Efthimis Fil...

  • POROROCA

    Cristina and Tudor Ionescu have founded a happy family with their two children, Maria (5 and a half) and Ilie (7). They're in their thirties and live in a nice apartment in a Romanian town. He works for a phone company and she's an accountant. They seem to live the life of an ordinary couple with...

  • MILADA

    Based on a true story, “Milada” recounts the life of Milada Horakova,
    a courageous woman who fought for her country's freedom – at the cost
    of her own. She was a lawmaker whose own government turned on her,
    arrested her, and, ultimately, carried out a death sentence for her
    pro-democracy and anti...

  • THE DISTANT BARKING OF DOGS

    THE DISTANT BARKING OF DOGS is set in Eastern Ukraine on the frontline of the war.
    The film follows the life of 10-year-old Ukrainian boy Oleg throughout a year, witnessing the gradual erosion of his innocence beneath the pressures of war.
    Oleg lives with his beloved grandmother, Alexandra, in th...

  • THE HAPPY PRINCE

    In a cheap Parisian hotel room Oscar Wilde lies on his death bed and the past floods back, transporting him to other times and places. Was he once the most famous man in London? The artist crucified by a society that once worshipped him? The lover imprisoned and freed, yet still running towards r...

  • SRBENKA

    In the winter of 1991, a 12-year-old Serbian girl was murdered in Zagreb. A quarter of a century later, director Oliver Frljić is working on a theatre play about the case.
    Rehearsals become a collective psychotherapy, and the 12-year-old actress Nina feels as if the war had never ended.

    Directio...

  • ANNA'S WAR

    This film is about the life of 6-year-old, Anna during World War II. Amid the mass, coordinated execution of Jewish people, her parents were killed. Anna miraculously survives because her mother covered the little girl’s body with her own. Anna spent a few years living in a disused chimney in the...