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The Wilf Family Foundation Award

1945

Dir.: Ferenc Török
| 91 minutes

A Hungarian village in August 1945. The festive ambiance of the clerk’s daughter’s wedding is tainted when two Orthodox Jews arrive carrying a mysterious trunk. Have they come to claim their lawful inheritance?

Ana, mon Amour

Dir.: Călin Peter Netzer
| 127 minutes

Toma and Ana fall in love, but reality soon sets in – Ana’s anxieties surface, Toma’s father objects to the relationship, and intimacy gives way to alienation. Recipient of the 2017 Berlinale Prize for Outstanding Artistic Contribution.   

The Beguiled

Dir.: Sofia Coppola
| 93 minutes

During the American Civil War, a wounded Yankee soldier finds refuge in a girls’ boarding school, and stirs up whirlwind of desires. Sofia Coppola’s star-studded film, Best Director winner at Cannes 2017. 

The Double Lover

Dir.: François Ozon
| 107 minutes

Psychological therapy turns into a doubly deceitful relationship in François Ozon’s stormy drama. The French cinematic master returns to collaborate with Marine Vacth (Young & Beautiful), who together with Jeremie Renier explores the relationship between passion and darkness. Restricted to age 18+

Gabriel and the Mountain

Dir.: Fellipe Gamarano Barbosa
| 127 minutes

A young Brazilian traveling the world arrives in Kenya determined to discover the Dark Continent and meets up with his girlfriend who also arrives from Brazil. A cinematic epic screened at Cannes Critics Week where it won two awards. 

Good Time

Dir.: Josh Safdie, Benny Safdie
| 100 minutes

Brotherly love is put to the test when a bank robbery turns into a chaotic nocturnal journey through the streets of New York in this brilliant film by the Safdie brothers. Screened at Cannes 2017, with Robert Pattinson in the lead role. 

A Man of Integrity

Dir.: Mohammad Rasoulof
| 117 minutes

A powerful drama, awarded First Prize in the Un Certain Regard competition at the Cannes Film Festival. A fish farmer’s routine is disrupted by a corrupt company with strong ties to the authorities seeking to take over every aspect of life in the region.

My Happy Family

Dir.: Nana Ekvtimishvili, Simon Gross
| 119 minutes

Manana, 52, is fed up with her life. She rents an apartment in Tbilisi, far from her parents, husband and children who wonder why she has left and whether she’ll return. A film that shifts with remarkable ease from solemnity to smiles. 

On the Beach at Night Alone

Dir.: Hong Sang-soo
| 104 minutes

A young artist involved in a complex relationship with a married film director visits a strange city. How important is love? She wonders. Korean master, Hong Sang-soo’s latest work, recipient of the Best Actress award at Berlinale 2017. 

Western

Dir.: Valeska Grisebach
| 119 minutes

German construction workers are sent to an isolated Bulgarian village. A naturalistic drama screened at Cannes to critical acclaim. A fascinating portrait of masculinity, Western culture, and its attitude toward other cultures. 

The Woman Who Left

Dir.: Lav Diaz
| 227 minutes

The big winner at the last Venice Film Festival. After 30 years, Horacia is acquitted for a crime she did not commit and released from prison. Searching for her son, Horacia’s generous character is crushed by a desire for vengeance.   

A Woman's Life

Dir.: Stéphane Brizé
| 119 minutes

In 19th century France, the life of a young aristocratic woman turns into a series of harsh realizations. A beautiful, sensitive adaptation of Maupassant’s novel. Winner of the International Film Critics Award at Venice Film Festival.