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7 Reasons to Run Away (from Society) - by Gerard Quinto, Esteve Soler, David Torras - Seven short, wild stories, infused with a humour which is by turns black, terrifying and absurd, are gathered together in this film directed by the trio Esteve Soler, Gerard Quinto and David Torras
7 Reasons to Run Away (from Society)
by Gerard Quinto, Esteve Soler, David Torras
Seven short, wild stories, infused with a humour which is by turns black, terrifying and absurd, are gathered together in this film directed by the trio Esteve Soler, Gerard Quinto and David Torras
Campo - by Tiago Hespanha - Tiago Hespanha directs a documentary which is fascinating, subtle and quirky, interweaving life on a military base with mythology, nature and science
Campo
by Tiago Hespanha
Tiago Hespanha directs a documentary which is fascinating, subtle and quirky, interweaving life on a military base with mythology, nature and science
M - by Yolande Zauberman - LOCARNO 2018: Unstoppable director Yolande Zauberman presents a powerful new film, a portrait of a modern hero that offers no concessions
M
by Yolande Zauberman
LOCARNO 2018: Unstoppable director Yolande Zauberman presents a powerful new film, a portrait of a modern hero that offers no concessions
A Picture with Yuki - by Lachezar Avramov - Lachezar Avramov's first feature, screening in competition at the Sofia International Film Festival, discusses racism, responsibility and guilt
A Picture with Yuki
by Lachezar Avramov
Lachezar Avramov's first feature, screening in competition at the Sofia International Film Festival, discusses racism, responsibility and guilt
Sunset - by László Nemes - VENICE 2018: In his competition entry, Hungarian director László Nemes creates a rich and vibrant world that unfortunately fails to engage
Sunset
by László Nemes
VENICE 2018: In his competition entry, Hungarian director László Nemes creates a rich and vibrant world that unfortunately fails to engage
The Pig - by Dragomir Sholev - Dragomir Sholev's second feature, screening in competition at Sofia, is a relentless exploration of bullying and its consequences
The Pig
by Dragomir Sholev
Dragomir Sholev's second feature, screening in competition at Sofia, is a relentless exploration of bullying and its consequences
The Man Who Surprised Everyone - by Natasha Merkulova, Aleksey Chupov - VENICE 2018: The second feature by directorial duo Natasha Merkulova and Aleksey Chupov tells a story that merges folklore and local humour with contemporary politics
The Man Who Surprised Everyone
by Natasha Merkulova, Aleksey Chupov
VENICE 2018: The second feature by directorial duo Natasha Merkulova and Aleksey Chupov tells a story that merges folklore and local humour with contemporary politics
Dafne - by Federico Bondi - BERLIN 2019: This lovable, character-driven family drama directed by Federico Bondi is likely to steal the hearts of the Panorama audience
Dafne
by Federico Bondi
BERLIN 2019: This lovable, character-driven family drama directed by Federico Bondi is likely to steal the hearts of the Panorama audience

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Borders, Raindrops - by Nikola Mijovic, Vlastimir Sudar - Nikola Mijović and Vlastimir Sudar’s debut – both of whom were born in former Yugoslavia and now teach film in London – is a call for universal peace and a far cry from traditional Balkan cinema
Borders, Raindrops
by Nikola Mijovic, Vlastimir Sudar
Nikola Mijović and Vlastimir Sudar’s debut – both of whom were born in former Yugoslavia and now teach film in London – is a call for universal peace and a far cry from traditional Balkan cinema
Zero Impunity - by Nicolas Blies, Stéphane Hueber-Blies, Denis Lambert - Nicolas Blies, Stéphane Hueber-Blies and Denis Lambert’s shocking documentary, screened at Luxembourg City Film Festival, denounces the impunity of perpetrators of sexual abuse in armed conflicts
Zero Impunity
by Nicolas Blies, Stéphane Hueber-Blies, Denis Lambert
Nicolas Blies, Stéphane Hueber-Blies and Denis Lambert’s shocking documentary, screened at Luxembourg City Film Festival, denounces the impunity of perpetrators of sexual abuse in armed conflicts
A Winter's Tale - by Jan Bonny - LOCARNO 2018: German director Jan Bonny presents his second feature, a deliberately violent and disturbing work, in Locarno’s international competition
A Winter's Tale
by Jan Bonny
LOCARNO 2018: German director Jan Bonny presents his second feature, a deliberately violent and disturbing work, in Locarno’s international competition
Lucky One - by Mia Engberg - Mia Engberg’s intriguing new feature is an experiment in crime, darkness, light and love
Lucky One
by Mia Engberg
Mia Engberg’s intriguing new feature is an experiment in crime, darkness, light and love
Funan - by Denis Do - Awarded Best Film at Annecy, Denis Do's directorial debut artfully lifts the veil on a family caught in the turmoil of the Khmer Rouge revolution
Funan
by Denis Do
Awarded Best Film at Annecy, Denis Do's directorial debut artfully lifts the veil on a family caught in the turmoil of the Khmer Rouge revolution
Sofia - by Meryem Benm'Barek - CANNES 2018: Buoyed by an excellent script, this first full-length film by Meryem Benm’Barek is a thrilling feminist study, dissecting the double standards that divide Moroccan society
Sofia
by Meryem Benm'Barek
CANNES 2018: Buoyed by an excellent script, this first full-length film by Meryem Benm’Barek is a thrilling feminist study, dissecting the double standards that divide Moroccan society
Girl - by Lukas Dhont - CANNES 2018: Lukas Dhont delivers a jaw-dropping debut film about the emotional and physical struggle of a young transgender girl on the cusp of a transformation
Girl
by Lukas Dhont
CANNES 2018: Lukas Dhont delivers a jaw-dropping debut film about the emotional and physical struggle of a young transgender girl on the cusp of a transformation
The Sisters Brothers - by Jacques Audiard - VENICE 2018: Jacques Audiard continues his exploration of violence and emotion with a very effective twilight western set in America in 1851
The Sisters Brothers
by Jacques Audiard
VENICE 2018: Jacques Audiard continues his exploration of violence and emotion with a very effective twilight western set in America in 1851
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