Behind the door of David's and Mark's room is hidden secret of their mutual self-discovery. But when Marek's teenage curiosity disappears, he realize that they have crossed the limits of brotherly love, which younger David cannot understand yet…
After years of separation, the filmmaker renews her relationship with her mother, Aïcha, now suffering from Alzheimer’s. From Brussels to Tangiers, the odyssey of a family marked by exile is evoked through discretion and confession, pain, separation, grief, and joy.
Russa returns to Bairro do Aleixo in Porto, visiting her sister and friends with whom she celebrates her son’s birthday. In this brief reunion, Russa returns to the collective memory of her neighbourhood where three of the five towers still remain standing.
Varziela, Vila do Conde, the biggest Chinatown in Portugal. A man wearing a hat and a missing woman. A high-heeled shoe, a blond wig and a Chinese dress. The confrontation between the East Wind and the Red Dragon; the cardinal points switched as in an ultimate Mahjong game.
China walks towards the Martim Moniz district, in Lisbon. When she passes the children scream: "China, China!". China is going to fly. To escape far away at dawn. She just wants to be happy. But China driinks her own poison. She drinks it all. Sometimes the air seems loaded with evil and the purgatory is a kindergarden.
Tradition says that on June 13th, Saint Anthony's Day - Lisbon's patron -, lovers must offer small vases of basil with paper carnations and flags with popular quatrains as a token of their love.
The word “panchão” was first heard in Macao. From the Chinese “pan-tcheong” or “pau-tcheong”, dictionaries define it as a Macanese regionalism also known as “China cracker” or “Chinese rocket”. Who inhabits the ancient Iec Long Firecracker Factory?
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.
An oil spill contaminates the Brazilian coast. Capivara, an offshore oil rig worker, is evacuated back to Rio de Janeiro, where the locals remain ignorant of the incoming disaster.
Leonor returns from a trip on a day where her dad wasn’t expecting her. In twenty-four hours they will live a crescendoing hallucinated reality, led by Francisco’s unsettling state of apparent normality.
Karlon, born in Pedreira dos Húngaros (a slum in the outskirts of Lisbon) and a pioneer of Cape Verdean creole rap, runs away from the housing project to which he had been relocated.
Roshell (51) and Liliana (43) run together Casa Roshell. As an utopic spot, this place is a hideout for those men that live repressed in their desires of feminization and transvestism.
Triggered by the memoirs of a medical missionary in the Afghan borderlands, the film reworks photographs in order to search for clues about colonial crimes on the North West Frontier British India at the turn of the 20th century.
A filmmaker turns forensic detective as she pieces together hundreds of photographs in search of what she believes to be a buried history, only to find herself inside the story she is researching.
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.
A documentary essay about the construction of the in which the filmmaker – a New Yorker who has made his life in Buenos Aires – wonders how can he give to his daughters that which does not belong to him.
Shot over summer and winter seasons on elektrychkas, typical Soviet commuter trains that travel between the Ukrainian capital Kyiv and small provincial towns, the film invites us to share a ride with working class, mostly marginalized passengers and vendors.
A video essay and an opaque meditation on the self-proclaimed and officially unrecognized independent state of Transnistria...
A little boy speaks about hedgehogs all the time to everybody.
Stella, a space mechanician, has broken down and ended on a desert planet. While she is in despair, a little girl appears out of nowhere.
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