New Films

MADE IN BANGLADESH

a film by :Rubaiyat Hossain

Shimu, 23, works in a clothing factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Faced with difficult conditions at work, she decides to start a union with her co-workers.

Despite threats from the management and disapproval of her husband, Shimu is (...)

France - Bangladesh - Denmark - Portugal 

90min - DCP - 1.85 - Color

Original language: Bengali

 

YOU WILL DIE AT TWENTY

a film by :Amjad Abu Alala

Sudan, province of Aljazira, nowadays - When Muzamil was born, a prophecy by the holy man of the village predicts that he will die when he is 20 years old. Muzamil’s father cannot stand the doom and
travels away from home. Sakina, as a (...)

Sudan - France - Egypt - Norway - Germany - Qatar 

105min - DCP - Scope - Color

Original language: Arabic

 

 

Back home

a film by :Jessica Palud

This is the farm where Thomas was born. This is his family. His brother, who won’t be coming back, his mother, who is going down the same road, and his father, who has always stood aloof. Thomas gets back to everything he ran away from twelve years ago. (...)

France

77min - DCP - 1.66 - Color

Original language: French

 

CAMILLE

a film by :Boris Lojkine

Camille, a young idealistic photojournalist, goes to the Central African Republic to cover the civil war that is brewing up. What she sees there will change her destiny (...)

France - Central African Republic

90min - DCP - 1.5 (photo format) - Color

Original language: French, Sango, English

Prix du public UBS Locarno72 

 

THE HOLY FAMILY

a film by :Louis-Do de Lencquesaing

Jean, a renowned academic, finds himself Minister of the Family, even though he is lost in the events that shake (...)

France

90min - DCP - 1.85 - Color

Original language: French

 

THE CORDILLERA OF DREAMS

a film by :Patricio Guzmán

“In Chile, when the sun rises, it had to climb hills, walls and tops before reaching the last stone of the Cordillera. In my country, the Cordillera is everywhere. But for the Chilean citizens, it is an unknown territory. After going North for (...)

Chile - France

85min - DCP - 1.85 - Color - Documentary

Original language - Spanish

Oeil d'Or Winner - Documentary Prize - Cannes 2019

 

 

 

FIRE WILL COME

a film by :Oliver Laxe

Amador Coro has been condemned for having provoked a fire. When he gets out of prison, nobody is waiting for him. He returns to his home town, a small village hidden in the mountains of rural Galicia, to live with his mother, Benedicta, and their three (...)

France - Luxemburg - Spain

85min - DCP - 2K - 1.85 - Color

Original language: Spanish

JURY PRIZE - Un Certain Regard - Cannes 2019

 

OUR MOTHERS

a film by :César Díaz

Guatemala, 2018. The whole country is immersed in the trial of the soldiers who sparked the civil war. Victim statements come one after another. Ernesto is a young anthropologist working for the Forensic Foundation; his job is to identify the missing. One (...)

France - Benelux - Guatemala

77min - DCP - Scope - Color

Original language: Spanish

GOLDEN CAMERA - 2019 Cannes Film Festival 

 

KONGO

a film by :Hadrien La Vapeur and Corto Vaclav

In Brazzaville, an invisible world governs the visible world. The apostle Medard struggles to heal the sick victims of bad spells. But his life changes when he is publicly accused of practicing black (...)

France

70min - DCP - 1.77 - Color - Documentary

Original language: Lari, French

 

 

 

God Exists, Her Name is Petrunya

a film by :Teona Strugar Mitevska

In Stip, a small town in Macedonia, every January the local priest throws a wooden cross into the river and hundreds of men dive after it. Good fortune and prosperity are guaranteed to the man who retrieves it. This time, Petrunya dives into the water on a (...)

Macedonia - Belgium - Slovenia - France - Croatia

100min - DCP - Scope - Color

Original language: Macedonian

 

A CLEVER CROOK

a film by :Lucas Bernard

Captain Beffrois is about to retire from the police. He has mixed feelings about retirement. The theft of a painting captures his attention. Is it because of the elegance and daring of the crime or the beauty of the stolen object? Beffrois goes after a very (...)

France

104min - DCP - 1.85 - Color

Original language: French

 

BREATH OF LIFE

a film by :David Roux

37-year-old Simon is an experienced doctor who rubs shoulders with death on a daily basis in a respiratory department. Like any good professional, he has learnt to shield himself from it. But when his own mother is hospitalised in a critical condition in a (...)

France

93min - DCP - 1.85 - Color

Original language: French

SIBEL

a film by :Çağla Zencirci & Guillaume Giovanetti

25-year-old Sibel lives with her father and sister in a secluded village in the mountains of Turkey's Black Sea region. Sibel is a mute, but she communicates by using the ancestral whistled language of the area.
Rejected by her fellow villagers, she (...)

France - Germany - Luxembourg - Turkey

95min - DCP - Scope - Color

Original language: Turkish

 

 

Festivals & Markets

TORONTO INTL FILM FESTIVAL

From September 5th to September 15th
Contemporary World Cinema
MADE IN BANGLADESHYOU WILL DIE AT TWENTY
Wavelengths
FIRE WILL COME

VENICE FILM FESTIVAL

From August 28th to September 7th
Orizzonti
Back home
Venice Days
YOU WILL DIE AT TWENTY

LOCARNO INTL FILM FESTIVAL

From August 7th to August 17th
Piazza Grande
CAMILLE