New Films

VIRGINS

a film by :Keren Ben Rafael

In Kiryat Ham, small town on the north coast of Israel, everything seems to have stopped. Lana, a rebellious teenager, vowed to fight against resignation and immobilism. She couldn’t imagine that the rumor of a mermaid off the coast would wake up her (...)

France - Israël

90min - DCP - 1.85 - Color

Original language: Hebrew

RETURN TO BOLLENE

a film by :Saïd Hamich

Nassim, in his early thirties, lives in Abu Dhabi with his American fiancée, Elisabeth. After several years of absence, he returns with her to Bollene, a town in the South of France where he grew up. But Nassim must face his past: a dead city now governed (...)

France - Morocco

67min - DCP - 1.85 - Color

Orignal language: French, Arabic, English

 

LUNA

a film by :Elsa Diringer

Luna lives in the South of France, near Montpellier, and works in a farming exploitation. Luna is beautiful, funny and devours life. She would do anything to keep Ruben's love. During one evening of party drinking with her friends, they assault a young (...)

France

85min - DCP - 1.85 - Color

Original language: French

 

THE PARTY'S OVER

a film by :Marie Garel-Weiss

THE PARTY’S OVER is the story of a revival, that of Céleste and Sihem. Arrived on the same day in a rehab facility, they’re going to seal an indestructible friendship. It will be as much a force as an obstacle when, expelled from their shelter, they (...)

France

90min - DCP - 1.85 - Color

Original language: French

 

Gaspard at the wedding

a film by :Antony Cordier

After many years of keeping a careful distance, Gaspard, 25 years old, has to renew contact with his family when his father announces he is getting remarried. Accompanied by Laura, an eccentric girl, who agrees to play the role of his girlfriend for the (...)

France

105min - DCP - 1.85 - Color

Original language: French

 

GIANTS DON'T EXIST

a film by :Chema Rodríguez

Guatemala, in the 80s. The worst days of the Civil war. Andrés is 9 years old. He lives with Pedro González, one of the men who massacred all the women and children in his village. Andrés has survived, but he’s scared. (...)

Spain - Guatemala

82min - DCP - Scope - Color

Original language: Spanish

 

RAINBOW - A private affair

a film by :Paolo & Vittorio Taviani

Summer 1943, Piedmont, Italy. Milton loves Fulvia who plays with his love: she only likes the depth of his thought and the letters he writes to her. One year later, Milton has joined the Resistance and fights beside other partisans. He learns during a (...)

Italy - France

85mn - DCP - Scope - Color

Original language: Italian

WAJIB

a film by :Annemarie Jacir

Abu Shadi is a divorced father and a school teacher in his mid-sixties living in Nazareth. After his daughter’s wedding in one month he will be living alone. Shadi, his architect son, arrives from Rome after years abroad to help his father in hand (...)

Palestine – France – Germany – Colombia – Norway – Qatar - UAE

96min - DCP - 1.85 - 5.1 - Color

Original language: Arabic

 

NUMBER ONE

a film by :Tonie Marshall

Through hard work, Emmanuelle Blachey, a brilliant and voluntary engineer, has earned top position at the executive committee of Trident, the French leading energy company. Married for 20 years to a caring man, mother of 2 children, Emmanuelle’s success (...)

France - Benelux

110min - DCP - 1.85 - Color

Original language: French

 

PLOT 35

a film by :Eric Caravaca

"Plot 35 is a place that was never mentioned in my family; it is where my elder sister, who died aged three, is buried. The sister about whom I was told nothing, or nearly nothing, and of whom my parents had oddly never kept a single photograph. It was to (...)

France - Germany - Qatar

67min - DCP - Color - Documentary

Original language: French

 

 

AFTER THE WAR (DOPO LA GUERRA)

a film by :Annarita Zambrano

Bologna, 2002. The opposition to the Labor Law explodes in universities. The murder of a judge reopens old political wounds between Italy and France. Marco, a former left-wing activist, sentenced for murder and exiled in France for 20 years, thanks to the (...)

France - Italia - Belgium - Switzerland

92min - DCP - Scope - Color

Original language: Italian, French

A VIOLENT LIFE

a film by :Thierry de Peretti

Despite the death threat hanging on his head, Stéphane decides to return to Corsica to attend the funeral of his best friend and comrade in arms, Christophe, murdered the day before. It’s an opportunity for Stéphane to reminisce about the events that (...)

France

107min - DCP - 1.85 - Color

Original language: French

 

BLOODY MILK

a film by :Hubert Charuel

Pierre is a 30-year-old dairy farmer. His life revolves around the family farm he took over, his cows, his veterinarian sister and his parents. When the first cases of an epidemic disease break out in France, Pierre finds out one of his animals is (...)

France

90min - DCP - Color

Original language: French

 

The prince of nothingwood

a film by :Sonia Kronlund

About a hundred kilometers away from Kabul, Salim Shaheen, the most popular and prolific actor-director-producer in Afghanistan, comes to show some of his 110 films and to shoot the 111th in the process.
He has brought with him his (...)

France - Germany - Qatar

85min - Documentary

Original language: French, Dari

GLORIA FILMS / MADE IN GERMANY

THE WOUND

a film by :John Trengove

Xolani, a lonely factory worker, joins the men of his community in the mountains of the Eastern Cape to initiate a group of teenage boys into manhood. When a defiant initiate from the city discovers his best kept secret, Xolani's entire existence begins to (...)

South Africa - France - Germany - Austria

88min - DCP - Scope - Color - Drama

Original language: Xhosa

Festivals & Markets

BERLINALE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

From February 15th to February 25th
EFM market premiere
Gaspard at the weddingTHE PARTY'S OVERLUNARETURN TO BOLLENEVIRGINS