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Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness - by Massoud Bakhshi - In his second feature, a largely European majority production, Iranian filmmaker Massoud Bakhshi creates a redoubtable and thrilling TV procedural with a female touch
Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness
by Massoud Bakhshi
In his second feature, a largely European majority production, Iranian filmmaker Massoud Bakhshi creates a redoubtable and thrilling TV procedural with a female touch
This Is Not a Burial, It's a Resurrection - by Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese - Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese’s first fiction feature is an inspired and bewitching work on the border between realism and myth, ethnography and onirism
This Is Not a Burial, It's a Resurrection
by Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese
Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese’s first fiction feature is an inspired and bewitching work on the border between realism and myth, ethnography and onirism
Identifying Features - by Fernanda Valadez - The first feature film by Mexico’s Fernanda Valadez is a very well-directed road movie, following a mother in search of her missing son who disappeared en route to the US
Identifying Features
by Fernanda Valadez
The first feature film by Mexico’s Fernanda Valadez is a very well-directed road movie, following a mother in search of her missing son who disappeared en route to the US
Kala azar - by Janis Rafa - In her feature debut, Janis Rafa proves you don’t need Mad Max to go post-apocalyptic
Kala azar
by Janis Rafa
In her feature debut, Janis Rafa proves you don’t need Mad Max to go post-apocalyptic
Working Girls - by Frédéric Fonteyne, Anne Paulicevich - Anne Paulicévich and Frédéric Fonteyne present a choral portrait of three everyday heroines leading double lives in order to make ends meet
Working Girls
by Frédéric Fonteyne, Anne Paulicevich
Anne Paulicévich and Frédéric Fonteyne present a choral portrait of three everyday heroines leading double lives in order to make ends meet
The End Will Be Spectacular - by Ersin Çelik - Ersin Çelik uses the 100-day resistance campaign in Diyarbakir, which started in November 2015, to highlight the divisions between the Turkish authorities and the Kurds
The End Will Be Spectacular
by Ersin Çelik
Ersin Çelik uses the 100-day resistance campaign in Diyarbakir, which started in November 2015, to highlight the divisions between the Turkish authorities and the Kurds
Mosquito - by João Nuno Pinto - The opening film of this year’s IFFR, by Portugal's João Nuno Pinto, borrows Kurtz’s final words in Heart of Darkness and delves right into the horror… the horror…
Mosquito
by João Nuno Pinto
The opening film of this year’s IFFR, by Portugal's João Nuno Pinto, borrows Kurtz’s final words in Heart of Darkness and delves right into the horror… the horror…
Fanny Lye Deliver'd - by Thomas Clay - In the aftermath of the English Civil War, a devout Puritan family shelters a mysterious couple, in British auteur Thomas Clay’s third feature
Fanny Lye Deliver'd
by Thomas Clay
In the aftermath of the English Civil War, a devout Puritan family shelters a mysterious couple, in British auteur Thomas Clay’s third feature

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Live - by Lisa Charlotte Friederich - German director Lisa Charlotte Friederich presents her first feature film - a bold science-fiction concept - in Saarbrücken
Live
by Lisa Charlotte Friederich
German director Lisa Charlotte Friederich presents her first feature film - a bold science-fiction concept - in Saarbrücken
Te quiero, imbécil - by Laura Mañá - Laura Mañá uses humour to portray the crisis of the modern-day heterosexual male, caught between archaic values and new social expectations, mainly of a sentimental kind
Te quiero, imbécil
by Laura Mañá
Laura Mañá uses humour to portray the crisis of the modern-day heterosexual male, caught between archaic values and new social expectations, mainly of a sentimental kind
Figli - by Giuseppe Bonito - The last film written by Mattia Torre is a bittersweet comedy on what it is to be a parent in Italy today, a highly intelligent and original work starring Valerio Mastandrea and Paola Cortellesi
Figli
by Giuseppe Bonito
The last film written by Mattia Torre is a bittersweet comedy on what it is to be a parent in Italy today, a highly intelligent and original work starring Valerio Mastandrea and Paola Cortellesi
Valley of Souls - by Nicolás Rincón Gille - The first fiction feature by the Colombian director living in Belgium Nicolás Rincón Gille is an epic memorial tale following in the tracks of the Colombian Civil War
Valley of Souls
by Nicolás Rincón Gille
The first fiction feature by the Colombian director living in Belgium Nicolás Rincón Gille is an epic memorial tale following in the tracks of the Colombian Civil War
Tench - by Patrice Toye - Patrice Toye dares to tackle the topic of paedophilia head on, charting the inner conflict of a young man fighting his deepest, darkest thoughts
Tench
by Patrice Toye
Patrice Toye dares to tackle the topic of paedophilia head on, charting the inner conflict of a young man fighting his deepest, darkest thoughts
Asymmetry - by Masa Neskovic - In her feature film debut, Belgrade director Maša Nešković recounts three moments in a couple’s story, whose destiny is reflective of Serbian society itself
Asymmetry
by Masa Neskovic
In her feature film debut, Belgrade director Maša Nešković recounts three moments in a couple’s story, whose destiny is reflective of Serbian society itself
Light from the Chocolate Factory - by Dag Johan Haugerud - Norwegian director Dag Johan Haugerud channels Éric Rohmer and the French New Wave in this excellent comedy of morals and music
Light from the Chocolate Factory
by Dag Johan Haugerud
Norwegian director Dag Johan Haugerud channels Éric Rohmer and the French New Wave in this excellent comedy of morals and music
Marek Edelman... And There Was Love in the Ghetto - by Jolanta Dylewska - This subtle and moving documentary about romance in the Warsaw Ghetto, as told by a witness and recorded by Jolanta Dylewska, has been screened at Trieste
Marek Edelman... And There Was Love in the Ghetto
by Jolanta Dylewska
This subtle and moving documentary about romance in the Warsaw Ghetto, as told by a witness and recorded by Jolanta Dylewska, has been screened at Trieste
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