Describing a life on the brink of vanishing, this documentary offers deep insights into ’a invisible and disenfranchised society’ which is struggling hard to maintain its existence.
When Muhamad Zein Pundagau becomes a transvestite and changes his name to Renita, his traditional family forces him out of their home. After 25 years in Jakarta he decides to return to his home village to seek his parents’ forgiveness.
The Dispossessed examines the global food crisis from the viewpoint of farmers in various countries, exploring how their situation relates to the economic crisis, rural exodus, and dwindling natural resources.
Dramatic events tied to the assassination of Nazi Reichsprotektor Reinhard Heydrich inspired a remarkable film in 1964, brought to life by director Jiří Sequens.
Juninho, Menor, Neguinho, Adilson and Eldo are young dwellers of Nacional’s neighborhood, Contagem’s suburb. Divided between work and fun, crime and hope, each one of them will have to find ways to overcome the obstacles and tame the tiger that they bring inside their veins.
Intimately shot in his home, and emerging somewhere between artist portrait and testimony, Riverock is a conversation with the musician, poet, sociologist and thinker Negro Leo.
A reputable old physician has to content himself with a post as a “country doctor” after his wife emigrates. In the local health centre, he meets with hostility and incomprehension, but his humane approach win him the respect of his doubtful new colleagues and mistrusting patients…
Roberto is a handsome, wealthy man, arrogant and easily bored. Yet one evening his attention is attracted by a prostitute who turns out to be a missing noblewoman. She tells her story: a marriage without passion, an affair, a shocking murder and ultimate revenge.
A portrait of Jean-Claude Biette, a filmmaker as confidential as he was essential, author of Théâtre des Matières and Saltimbank, critic for Cahiers du cinéma, founder with Serge Daney of the magazine Trafic, but also an actor, music lover, entertainer and friend.
Rita Azevedo Gomes sets Manoel de Oliveira and João Bénard da Costa loose at the National Museum of Ancient Art in Lisbon.
When Lord von Ketten sets off to battle, staying away for eleven long years, his newly married wife carves out a life for herself—reading, singing, dancing, swimming, and riding in the forest.
The Valley of the Bees is a film about making decisions in a world where there is little or nothing left to decide...
Shepherd Ondřej Baran (Juraj Kukura), living at a remote sheep farm in the mountains, is forced into a deadly game of trying to protect his family while avoiding being sucked into a malevolent world.
Hou Junli is the only young man remaining in the village, where all the young people went to the city. Hou makes a living by goats raising. Facing the lonely life in the village and the temptation of outside world,he hesitates whether he should leave or stay.
The Huerta of Valencia is a privileged spot of mediterranean agriculture. One of the last farmers is Antonio Ramon. Camagroga follows his work and his daughter´s through a whole year. The film is an elegy of work, land, heritage and resistance.
Weina Zhao lives in Vienna, her parents even named her after this city, but she has always been drawn to China and her family’s past, where the opposing realities of 20th century life came together.
A psychological drama about the implementation of the Nazis’ Nuremberg Laws, which has a major impact on a town in eastern Slovakia. Local Jews are forced to depart for concentration camps, and their possessions are confiscated.
In this film about Brazilian filmmaker Glauber Rocha in exile in Sintra, Portugal, the question arises: How are the traveler and the exile different? How shall we think of memories created in exile?
Aki has just confessed to murdering the daughter of her longtime friend. Shifting the action to a rehearsal room, a series of script readings are undertaken in order to trace the backstory of the tragic incident.
In 2013, the director was hired to produce a short film on the causes and treatment of osteoarthritis among the elderly, yet the award-winning film was soon embroiled in an unexpected copyright controversy with the commissioning organisation. T
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