New Films

AMIRA

a film by :Mohamed Diab

Amira, a 17 year old Palestinian, was conceived with the smuggled sperm of her imprisoned father, Nawar. Although their relationship since birth has been restricted to prison visits, he remains her hero. His absence in her life is overcompensated with love (...)

Egypt - Jordan - UAE - Saudi Arabia

98min - DCP - Scope - Color

Orignal language: Arabic, Hebrew

 

TRALALA

a film by :Jean-Marie and Arnaud Larrieu

Tralala, in his forties, a singer in the streets of Paris, meets one night a very beautiful young woman who sends him a single message before disappearing: «Above all, don’t be yourself». Did Tralala dream? He leaves the capital and ends up finding in (...)

France

120min - DCP - Scope - Color

Original language: French

Copyright photo (c) Jérôme Prébois / SBS Productions

 

THE HEROICS

a film by :Maxime Roy

Michel, a former junkie, is an eternal kid who only dreams of motorcycles and hangs out with his eldest son, Leo, and his buddies. At 50, he has to deal with the baby he just had with his ex, and struggles not to repeat the same mistakes, while trying to be (...)

France

99min - DCP - 1.85 - Color

Original language: French

 

A TALE OF LOVE AND DESIRE

a film by :Leyla Bouzid

Ahmed, 18, French of Algerian origin, grew up in the suburbs of Paris. At the university, he meets Farah, a young Tunisian girl, full of energy, who has just arrived in Paris. While discovering a corpus of sensual and erotic Arabic literature he never (...)

France

103min - DCP - Scope - Color

Original language - French

 

SECRET NAME

a film by :Aurélia Georges

Nelie escaped a miserable existence by becoming a frontline nurse in 1914. One day, she takes the identity of Rose, a young woman from a good family, who dies in front of her. She presents herself in her place at Madame de Lengwil's house, to become the (...)

France

112min - DCP - 1.66 - Color

Original language: French

 

GALLANT INDIES

a film by :Philippe Béziat

Based on Jean-Philippe Rameau’s opera-ballet that was directed by Clément Cogitore for the Opéra National de Paris.

This is a premiere for 30 dancers of hip-hop, krump, break, voguing... A first for the Director (...)

France

108min - DCP - 1.85 - Color - Documentary

Original language: French

PASSION SIMPLE

a film by :Danielle Arbid

"Since last September I have done nothing but wait for a man : for him to call me and come to my place... Everything about him was so precious to me, his eyes, his mouth, his penis, his childhood memories, his (...)

France - Belgium

99min - DCP - 1.85 - Color

Original language: French, English

I HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR YOU

a film by :Stéphanie Pillonca

"They are couples like no others: couples who cannot bear children in a biological way and decide to go through adoption. From this decision and the actual meeting with the child, we’ll experience with them the sufferings, doubts, hopes and finally the (...)

France

87min - DCP / UHD - Scope - Color - Documentary

Original language: French, English

 

 

A GOOD MAN

a film by :Marie-Castille Mention-Schaar

Aude and Benjamin have been in love for six years. Because Aude suffers deeply from not being able to have a child, Benjamin decides he will carry the (...)

France

108min - DCP - Scope - Color

Original language: French

SOW THE WIND

a film by :Danilo Caputo

Nica, 21, drops out of her university course in agronomics and returns home to Apulia in southern Italy after three years away. She finds her father deep in debt, a polluted, devastated region, and olive trees destroyed by a parasite. Everyone seems to have (...)

France - Italy - Greece

91min - DCP - 1.85 - Color

Original language - Italian

 

MORE THAN I DESERVE

a film by :Pini Tavger

Pinhas asks his single mother, Tamara, to join his classmates in preparing for their Bar Mitzvahs. Tamara, an immigrant from Ukraine, who resists religion, refuses. When the religious neighbor volunteers to help, the two form a strong bond. Gradually Tamara (...)

Israel - Germany

86min - DCP - 1.85 - Color

Original language: Hebrew, Russian

Festivals & Markets

VENICE FILM FESTIVAL

From September 1st to September 11th
Orizzonti
AMIRA

TORONTO INTL FILM FESTIVAL

From September 9th to September 18th
Industry Selects
A TALE OF LOVE AND DESIRE

LOCARNO INTL FILM FESTIVAL

From August 4th to August 14th
Official Competition
SECRET NAME

FESTIVAL DE CANNES

From July 6th to July 17th
Out of Competition, Midnight Screening
TRALALA
Special Screening
THE HEROICS
Critics' Week
A TALE OF LOVE AND DESIRE