Timbuktu

Timbuktu (2014)

Timbuktu is silent, the doors closed, the streets empty. No more music, no tea, no cigarettes, no bright colors, no laughs. The women have become shadows. The religious fundamentalists are spreading terror in the region.  In the dunes, away from the chaos, Kidane enjoys a quiet life with his wife Satima, his daughter Toya and Issan, his little shepherd. More

Theeb - Wolf

Theeb - Wolf (2014)

In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming of age as he embarks on a perilous desert journey to guide a British officer to his secret destination.In 1916, in the Hejaz Province of the Ottoman Empire, the young Bedouin Theeb (Jacir Eid) is learning from his elder brother Hussein (Hussein Salameh) the skills for everyday survival in their harsh environment. More

My Name is Salt

My Name is Salt (2013)

Year after year, for an endless eight months, thousands of families move to a desert in India to extract salt from the burning earth. Every monsoon their salt fields are washed away, as the desert turns into sea. And still they return, striving to make the whitest salt in the world. More

My Name is Salt DVD

My Name is Salt
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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Wilaya

Wilaya (2012)

Fatimetu is born to a Sahrawi family in a Saharan refugee camp in Algeria and later sent to live with foster parents in Spain. After the death of her mother she returns to the camp. She has been absent for sixteen years. Her brother now expects her to stay and look after her sister Hayat, who has difficulty walking. More

Wilaya DVD

Wilaya
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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Nostalgia de la luz

Nostalgia de la luz (2010)

Au Chili, à trois mille mètres d’altitude, les astronomes venus du monde entier se rassemblent dans le désert d’Atacama pour observer les étoiles. Car la transparence du ciel est telle qu’elle permet de regarder jusqu’aux confins de l’univers. More

Nostalgia de la luz DVD

Nostalgia de la luz
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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Casa de areia - The House of Sand

Casa de areia - The House of Sand (2006)

THE HOUSE OF SAND brings together for the first time two of Brazil’s most celebrated actresses. Academy Award nominee Fernanda Montenegro and Palme d’Or winner Fernanda Torres – real-life mother and daughter – shine in this unique film about the lives of three generations of women. They persevere as they are challenged by the forces of Mother Nature and the tough, inhospitable sand dunes of northern Brazil, which play pivotal roles in their lives. More

The House of Sand - Casa de Areia DVD

The House of Sand
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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Season of the Horse - Jifeng Zhong De Ma

Season of the Horse - Jifeng Zhong De Ma (2005)

Under the encouragement of the Chinese government, the traditional way of life of the nomads of the Mongolian plains change. Once a culture with a great emphasis on raising horses on the grassy plains, they are encouraged to move into the cities to work as industrial workers. However, one family tries to resist this change, trying to raise money to send their child to school by selling yogurt. Unfortunately, this is hardly sufficient and they are forced to sell their beloved horses. More

Season of the horse - Ji Feng Zhong De Ma DVD

Season of the horse
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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Bab'Aziz - Le prince qui contemplait son âme

Bab'Aziz - Le prince qui contemplait son âme (2005)

A visual poem of incomparable beauty, this masterpiece from director Nacer Khemir (Wanderers of the Desert) begins with the story of a blind dervish named Bab’Aziz and his spirited granddaughter, Ishtar. Together they wander the desert in search of a great reunion of dervishes that takes place just once every thirty years. More

Bab'Aziz - The Prince who contemplated his Soul DVD

Bab'Aziz
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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Elsewhere

Elsewhere (2002)

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Elsewhere DVD

Elsewhere
CHF 39.00 / EUR 32.00

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Je chanterai pour toi

Je chanterai pour toi (2002)

In the sixties, the people of Mali awoke each morning to the sound of Boubacar "KarKar" Traoré's voice on the radio, singing of independence. Everyone in Mali remembers having danced to his hits. But since his music was only played on the radio, he didn't earn enough money to live on and he had to stop playing music to work as a tailor and a salesman to feed his family. More

I'll sing for you DVD

I'll sing for you
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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Elsewhere - Vier Jahreszeiten

Elsewhere - Vier Jahreszeiten (2002)

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En attendant le bonheur - Heremakono

En attendant le bonheur - Heremakono (2002)

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Waiting for Happiness - En attendant le bonheur DVD

Waiting for Happiness
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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trigon-film edition 25: Maghreb DVD

trigon-film edition 25: Maghreb
CHF 36.00 / EUR 29.00

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Life on a String - Bian zou bian chang

Life on a String - Bian zou bian chang (1991)

A blind master wanders through a mythic landscape of a terrific beauty to play his songs and sing his ballads. His whole life he's had one hope, one dream of another world: According to a prophecy he shall be able to see, if he has broken 1000 of his banjo strings. His blind disciple, on the contrary, doesn't want to rely on one hope. More

Life on a String - Bian zou bian chang DVD

Life on a String
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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Le collier perdu - Tawk al hamama al mafkoud

Le collier perdu - Tawk al hamama al mafkoud (1991)

The fairy tale "the dove's lost necklace" by Nacer Khemir tells the story of Hassan, a young man who is taught calligraphy by his master. One day he runs across a portion of an old text which convinces him that it holds the secrets to love. With the help of an impudent young boy and the boy's monkey (whom the boy thinks is an enchanted prince), Hassan sets out to find the rest of the manuscript. More

The lost Necklace of the Dove - Le collier perdu de la colombe DVD

The lost Necklace of the Dove
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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Yeelen

Yeelen (1987)

In this epic drama drawing on Bambara culture, which echoes mythic legends in an invented tale, a hero undergoes ordeals that allow him to renovate a decaying society. A young man must penetrate the secrets of the Komo cult (a real caste of specialist knowledge among the Bambara), whose members have abused their spiritual powers. Niamankoro suffers his father's wrath as he travels throughout the Bambara empire and Dogon and Peul societies. More

Yeelen - Brightness DVD

Yeelen
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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Les baliseurs du désert - El Haimoune

Les baliseurs du désert - El Haimoune (1984)

It is in a village lost at the bottom of the desert, a young teacher was named, to teach, but there is no school. Through the yant glance foudro of a girl, our teacher is aspired by another world to the suspended time where côtoient Thousand and One Nights. Coordinate all the hidden force of an underground memory. More

The Drifters - Les baliseurs du désert DVD

The Drifters
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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The Woman in the Dunes - Suna no onna

The Woman in the Dunes - Suna no onna (1964)

On nice summer day Jumpei Niki, a Tokyo based entomologist and educator, is in a seaside village collecting specimens of sand insects. As it is late in the day and as he has missed the last bus back to the city, some of the villagers suggest that he spend the night there, they offering to find him a place to stay. More

The Woman in the Dunes - Suna no onna - Box DVD

The Woman in the Dunes
CHF 29.00 / EUR 21.00

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Deus e o diabo na terra do sol

Deus e o diabo na terra do sol (1964)

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Black God, White Devil DVD

Black God, White Devil
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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