Alice Winocour
Paris, winter 1885. At Salpêtrière Hospital, Professor Charcot studies a mysterious disease – hysteria. Augustine, 19, becomes his favorite subject, the star of his demonstrations of hypnosis. But from guinea pig, she gradually
Nana Ekvtimishvili
In Bloom
Early nineties, in Tbilisi, the capital of the newly independent Georgia after the collapse of the Soviet Union. The country is facing violence, war on the Black Sea coast (Abkhazia) and vigilante justice that plague society. But for Eka and Natia
Bobo Jelčić
A Stranger
When Slavko’s old friend Dulaga dies, Slavko feels obliged to go to the funeral. But in his hometown of Mostar, in Bosnia & Herzegovina, this simple social obligation has the potential to get him into all kinds of trouble: with his neigh
Diego Quemada-Diez
The Golden Cage
Three teenagers from the slums of Guatemala travel to the US in search of a better life. On their journey through Mexico they meet Chauk, an Indian from Chiapas who doesn’t speak Spanish. Travelling together in cargo trains, walking on the r
Natasha Merkulova, Alexey Chupov
Intimate Parts
“Intimate Parts” is an ironic melodrama about middle-class Muscovites. Each of them has a personal secret, hidden from others – the “intimate part”. The main character, a scandalous photographer Ivan, juxtaposes himse
Pedro Pinho
The End Of The World
A portrait of the daily lives of young people on the outskirts of Lisbon. School is a joke and there’s no work to be had anyway, so the girls try to have fun as best they can. A day at the beach, just before the summer holidays. A recently a
Anthony Chen
Ilo Ilo
Set in Singapore, ILO ILO chronicles the relationship between the Lim family and their newly arrived maid, Teresa. Like many other Filipino women, she has come to this city in search of a better life. Her presence in the family worsens their alrea
Ramon Zürcher
The Strange Little Cat
Siblings Karin and Simon are visiting their parents and their little sister Clara. That evening, other relatives will be joining them for dinner. This sequence of family scenes in a Berlin flat creates a wondrous world of the everyday: Coming and
Daniel Vega and Diego Vega
El Mudo
After a short investigation, police conclude that the gunshot which nearly killed Judge Constantino Zegarra was nothing more than a stray bullet. But Constantino, who unlike his peers fervently adheres to the letter of the law, is convinced someon
Barbara Sarasola-Day
At a tobacco estate in the Argentine northwest live a married couple, Ernesto and Helena.They long to have children, but their passion is spent.  One day they receive Joaquin, her nearly unknown cousin. A reluctant love triangle unfolds. Desi