A 12-year-old boy is put in charge of watching over a 400-year-old tree. Life in the village unfolds beneath the tree, where the reality of living close to the Separation Wall is mixed with stories of loss and love.
After 25 years of isolation, James meets his biological family and decides to produce a film based on the TV show of his childhood. An intelligent comedy screened at Sundance and Cannes, created by Saturday Night Live’s showrunners.
The life of a humble family man from a remote village in Kyrgyzstan is turned upside down when he is caught stealing a horse. A unique and sensitive film inspired by Kirghiz mythology. Winner of the CICAE award at the Berlin International Film Festival.
A fascinating documentary on the future of cinema as celluloid reels disappear and digital formats multiply, combining archival footage and interviews with filmmakers, including Martin Scorsese and Christopher Nolan.
An award-winning documentary that follows a group of Syrian men who risk their lives to expose the atrocities inflicted by ISIS in the city Raqqa. Against the constant threat of death, they promise to fight till the bitter end.
Meir’s diary describes the abuse he suffered as a 14-year-old at the hands of a group of ultraorthodox paedophiles. Years later, he reopens the diary in order to reconstruct his story and portray the issue of paedophilia in ultraorthodox society.
A cinematic puzzle made up of hundreds of Israeli feature films from the 1960's till this day. Fragments of shots, pieces of scenes, and short clips from different periods, styles, and colors, are assembled together to create a new narrative: the story of the Israeli man.
A new, re-edited version of the Yiddish film will be screened with live music and dubbing performance in the courtyard of the former Jerusalem Leprosarium (Hansen House), a venue no less gothic than the film’s aesthetics.
Teresa (Paulina García) ventures far for a new job. In the desert she loses her bag, but this small tragedy becomes the best thing that’s happened to her in years. A touching drama screened at this year’s Cannes’ Un Certain Regard gala.
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+
A heartwarming drama about three old friends from Bogotá who split their time between a chess club, a casino, and a coffee shop. When their routine is jeopardized, they learn that in life, like in love, it’s never too late to ask for another chance.
Edmond sits on the lakeshore, about to kill himself. A fish’s smile sends him down memory lane. As the background changes, the surrealistic atmosphere intensifies. An award-winning animated film in stop-motion technique. (animation)
An Algerian-born Frenchman is charged with defending suspected terrorists. Drawing attention to the power of the police to determine a normal citizen’s destiny, the situation elicits stifled grief from France’s colonialist past. (fiction)
Félicité, this year’s Berlin Film Festival Grand Jury Prize winner, is the inspirational story of an independent woman determined to save her son. On her journey through Kinshasa, Félicité encounters magical worlds, and crosses social boundaries.