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  • MY NEIGHBORS' NEIGHBORS

    In a French building, the inhabitants seem to be dealing with the hazards of life: an ogre breaks his teeth on the very same day of the annual Ogre Feast, while being asked to watch over his neighbor’s kids; a magician cuts his assistant in half and her legs run off; a hiker and his dog spend sev...

  • LOVE, DAD

    A short film about ties and gaps between a child and a parent.

    The author rediscovers letters her dad used to write her from prison. That love seems to be gone now. She decides to write back in hope to find the connection again. She puts in writing what could not be said: blaming him for the fam...

  • ICE MERCHANTS

    Every day, a father and his son jump with a parachute from their vertiginous cold house, attached to a cliff, to go to the village on the ground, far away where they sell the ice they produce daily.

    Directed by: João Gonzalez

    Written by: João Gonzalez

    Produced by: Bruno Caetano, Michaël Proenç...

  • WILL MY PARENTS COME TO SEE ME

    An experienced Somali policewoman once again accompanies a young inmate through the procedures of the Somali justice system.

    Directed by: Mo Harawe

    Written by: Mo Harawe

    Produced by: Mo Harawe, Alexander von Piechowski

    Cinematography: Steven Samy

    Editing: Alexander von Piechowski

    Cast: Shuc...

  • A HOUSE MADE OF SPLINTERS

    As the war in Eastern Ukraine takes a heavy toll on poor families living near the frontline, a small group of strong-willed social workers work tirelessly in a special kind of orphanage to create an almost magical safe space for kids to live in while the state decides the future fate of the child...

  • ALCARRÀS

    For as long as they can remember, the Solé family has spent every summer picking the peaches in their orchard in Alcarràs, a small village in Spain’s Catalonia region. But this year’s crop may well be their last, as they face eviction. The new plans for the land, which include cutting down the pe...

  • ANGELS OF SINJAR

    Sinjar, Northern Iraq, 2014: Hanifa, a young Yezidi woman, miraculously survives the ISIS attack on the Yezidi religious and ethnic minority in the Sinjar region of northern Iraq. Hanifa escapes abduction by ISIS but her five younger sisters are all trucked off and enslaved.

    Based on exclusive ...

  • AS FAR AS I CAN WALK

    Strahinya and his wife, Ababuo, both 28, left Ghana at the beginning of the migrant crisis. They managed to reach Germany but were deported back to Belgrade.

    Serbia may not be Germany, but Strahinya does his best to start a new life. He works hard to secure asylum, trying out as a football play...

  • A THOUSAND FIRES

    In the Magway region of Myanmar, a country home to one of the oldest petroleum industries in the world, live husband and wife Thein Shwe and Htwe Tin. Running an unregulated oil field, they produce a barrel every few days. They wish above all else to see their youngest son succeed, to break the c...

  • BEAUTIFUL BEINGS

    Addi, a boy raised by a clairvoyant mother, decides to adopt a bullied misfit into his gang of outsiders. Left to their own devices, the boys explore aggression and violence but also learn about loyalty and love. As their behavior escalates towards life–threatening situations, Addi begins to expe...

  • BELFAST

    WINNER EUROPEAN PRODUCTION DESIGN 2022
    WINNER EUROPEAN COSTUME DESIGN 2022

    Written and directed by Academy Award® nominee Kenneth Branagh, Belfast is a poignant story of love, laughter and loss in one boy’s childhood, amid the music and social tumult of the late 1960s. The cast stars Golden Glob...

  • BOY FROM HEAVEN

    Adam, the son of a fisherman, is offered the ultimate privilege to study at the Al-Azhar University in Cairo, the epicenter of power of Sunni Islam. Shortly after his arrival in Cairo, the university’s highest ranking religious leader, the Grand Imam, suddenly dies and Adam soon becomes a pawn in...

  • COP SECRET

    A tough super-cop, in denial about his sexuality, falls in love with his new partner while investigating a string of bank robberies where nothing seems to have been stolen.

    Directed by: Hannes Þór Halldórsson

    Written by: Nína Petersen, Hannes Þór Halldórsson, Auðunn Blöndal, Sverrir Þór Sverris...

  • European Film Awards Ceremony 2022

    The 35th European Film Awards took place on Saturday, 10 December 2022, in Reykjavík – Iceland’s capital and the world’s northernmost capital city. At the Harpa Conference and Concert Hall European filmmakers, the members of the European Film Academy, all award presenters, nominees and winners un...

  • GIRL GANG

    Fourteen-year-old Leonie is a successful teen influencer who lives on the outskirts of Berlin. Millions of followers are at her feet, and companies shower her with products. When Leonie’s parents recognise the enormous economic potential of their daughter’s online activities, they quickly take ov...

  • GIRL PICTURE

    Mimmi, Emma and Rönkkö are girls at the cusp of womanhood, trying to draw their own contours. In three consecutive Fridays two of them experience the earth moving effects of falling in love, while the third goes on a quest to find something she’s never experienced before: pleasure.

    Directed by: ...

  • GRANNY'S SEXUAL LIFE

    WINNER EUROPEAN SHORT FILM 2022

    Four old women reflect on their memories of old times when they were young and how different the relationships between men and women were back then. Their voices merge into one single voice, that of grandmother Vera, who tells her story in proper detail. A trip in...

  • HOLY SPIDER

    A journalist descends into the dark underbelly of the Iranian holy city of Mashhad as she investigates the serial killings of sex workers by the so called "Spider Killer", who believes he is cleansing the streets of sinners.

    Directed by: Ali Abbasi

    Written by: Ali Abbasi, Afshin Kamran Bahrami
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  • HOW TO SAVE A DEAD FRIEND

    Muzzled by the increasingly autocratic regime of the “Depression Federation”, 16-year-old Marusya decides to join her generation’s suicide statistics by the end of the year. Then she meets Kimi and a love story begins between the two millennials caught in the undertow of their oppressive governme...

  • KARAOKE PARADISE

    When shy Finns pick up the microphone something extraordinary happens: singers come alive and show their true emotions. The stories of five people intertwine, opening a door to a hidden paradise, Finnish karaoke, where everyone is accepted and gets a round of applause.

    Directed by: Einari Paakka...

  • LOVE ACCORDING TO DALVA

    Dalva is 12 years old but dresses, wears make-up, and thinks of herself as a grown woman. One evening, she is abruptly removed from her father's home.

    First revolting in total incomprehension, she meets Jayden, a social worker, and Samia, a teenager with a strong character. A new life seems to b...

  • MAIXABEL

    In the year 2000, Maixabel Lasa’s husband, Juan María Jaúregui, was killed by ETA. Eleven years later, she receives an incredible request: one of the men who killed Juan wants to meet with her in the Nanclares de la Oca prison in Álava (Spain), where he is serving his sentence after breaking ties...

  • MEDITERRANEAN FEVER

    Waleed (40) lives in Haifa with his wife and children and dreams of a writing career while suffering from chronic depression. He develops a close relationship with his neighbor (a small- time crook) with an ulterior plot in mind. While the scheme turns into an unexpected friendship between the tw...

  • MR LANDSBERGIS

    Vytautas Landsbergis is a music professor and a charismatic leader of the Lithuanian independence movement. In 1990, he took his country out of the Soviet Union and forced Gorbachev to recognise its sovereignty. 30 years after the historic collapse of the USSR, Mr Landsbergis shares the hidden st...