Serge Avedikian, Olena Fetisova
Filmmaker Sergei Paradjanov – a genius and provocateur – creates great films that bring him international acclaim. His conduct, however, leads to a conflict with the Soviet totalitarian regime. Paradjanov is thrown
Maria Saakyan
I’m going to change my name
Evridika lives together with her mother Sona in small Armenian town Alaverdi. Sona is conductor of a world famous choir consisting of 15 men so most of the time she is on tour away from home. Evridika feels neglected and lonely accompanied only by
Emir Baigazin
Harmony Lessons
During a medical examination, 13-year-old Aslan is humiliated in front of a load of his fellow pupils. The incident unleashes his latent personality disorder. Plagued by self-doubt, he strives for cleanliness and perfection and is obsessed with tr
Alexander Veledinsky
The Geographer Drunk His Globe Away
The young biologist Viktor Sluzhkin works as a geography teacher in an ordinary school in Perm for need of money. He struggles at first, then makes friends with the pupils, clashes with the head of studies, and takes the finalists on a trip alon
Konstantin Lopushansky
The Role
The Role is about a brilliant actor in revolutionary Russia who takes on the greatest role of his life – the role of another man. Influenced by the ideas of symbolism and the Silver Age, he decides to slip into the life of his doppelganger &
Kira Muratova
Eternal Homecoming
At the heart of this story there are Him and Her, two former schoolmates who haven’t crossed paths for a long time. One day, he arrives in her city to visit her and ask her advice about a mess he’s got into: he’s in love with two
Mira Fornay
My Dog Killer
Eighteen year old Marek lives near the Slovak-Moravian border with his dad and his hooligan pals, however Marek’s best friend is his dog. Alienated from everyone, he is on his own in the racist circle that surrounds him – and suddenly
Jia Zhang-Ke
A Touch Of Sin
An angry miner revolts against the corruption of his village leaders. A migrant worker at home for the New Year discovers the infinite possibilities a firearm can offer. A pretty receptionist at a sauna is pushed to the limit when a rich client as
Srdan Golubović
Bosnia – 1993. In the midst of the Bosnian war, Marko a Serbian soldier witnesses the brutal aggression of Haris, a Muslim civilian, by three fellow soldiers. Marko interferes and saves Haris, but is beaten to death by the infuriated soldier
Corneliu Porumboiu
When Evening Falls on Bucharest or Metabolism
It's the middle of a film shoot and Paul, the director, is having an affair with Alina, an actress playing a supporting role. With Alina's last day on set imminent, Paul decides to rewrite the script in order to shoot a nude scene with her. But to