Corn Island (2014)

Told through captivating imagery and visuals this long-awaited movie from a renowned Georgian filmmaker is an unusual psychological drama that demonstrates just how unnecessary dialogue can be for creating maximum audience effect. An old peasant and his innocent 16-year-old granddaughter sow corn on an island in the middle of the Inguri River dividing Georgia from Abkhazia. The intense bond between nature and the two individuals is disturbed, however, by the arrival of the border police. More

Refugiado (2014)

Matias and his mother Laura, find themselves forced to hurriedly abandon the house they live in to escape another outburst of violence from Fabian. Matias is 8 and Laura is newly pregnant. Thus they begin a wandering journey in search of a place they can feel safe and protected. They embark on an unusual road-movie of everyday life, a drama shot through with great humanity. More

Like Father, Like Son

Like Father, Like Son (2013)

Would you choose your natural son, or the son you believed was yours after spending 6 years together? Kore-eda Hirokazu, the globally acclaimed director of "Nobody Knows", "Still Walking" and "I Wish", returns to the big screen with another family - a family thrown into torment after a phone call from the hospital where the son was born. More

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An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker

An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker (2013)

A Roma family living far away from the urban centres ofBosnia-Herzegovina. The father Nazif salvages metal from old carsand sells it to a scrap-dealer. The mother Senada keeps the house tidy,cooks, bakes and cares for their two small daughters. One day, she feelsa sharp pain in her abdomen. More

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Tokyo Family

Tokyo Family (2013)

In this film director Yoji Yamada bows down before his teacher and role model. Yamada was assistant director on Yazujiro Ozu’s «Tokyo monogatari», a moving family portrait set after the Second World War. In his remake, Yamada has made very few departures from Ozu’s masterpiece in order to update the story of ageing couple Shukichi and Tomiko to present day Japan. More

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Tokyo Family
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Ilo ilo

Ilo ilo (2013)

Set in Singapore, Ilo ilo chronicles the relationship between the Lim family and their newly arrived maid, Teresa. Like many other Filipino women, she has come to this city in search of a better life. Her presence in the family worsens their already strained relationship. Jiale, the young and troublesome son, starts to form a unique bond with Teresa, who soon becomes an unspoken part of the family. This is 1997 and the Asian Financial Crisis is beginning to be felt in the region. More

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Ilo Ilo
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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

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My Name is Salt
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Blind Dates

Blind Dates (2013)

Sandro is a forty-something teacher and still lives with his parents, who constantly meddle in his private life. He shows little interest in the blind dates his friend Iva pressures him to go on. On an outing to the Black Sea, he falls in love with the hairdresser Manana. When her husband Tengo is released from jail early, Sandro’s predicament takes on absurd dimensions. More

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Blind Dates
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In The Fog - Im Nebel

In The Fog - Im Nebel (2012)

Western frontiers of the USSR, 1942. The region is under German occupation, and local partisans are fighting a brutal resistance campaign. A train is derailed not far from the village, where Sushenya, a rail worker, lives with his family. Innocent Sushenya is arrested with a group of saboteurs, but the German officer makes a decision not to hang him with the others and sets him free. More

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In the Fog
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The Last Friday

The Last Friday (2012)

Since gambling away everything he used to own, Yousef has lived alone in humble conditions, working as a taxi driver. In order to scrape together the money for an upcoming operation at the hospital, he turns to his boss for help and re-establishes contact with his son and now wealthy ex-wife after a long period of estrangement. More

The Last Friday - Al Juma Al Akheira DVD

The Last Friday
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Children Of Sarajevo

Children Of Sarajevo (2012)

Rahima (23) and Nedim (14) are orphans of the Bosnian war. They live in Sarajevo, a transitional society that has lost its moral compass, including in the way it treats children of the people who were killed fighting for the freedom of their city. After crime-prone adolescent years, Rahima has found comfort in Islam and she hopes her brother will follow in her footsteps. More

Children of Sarajevo - Djeca DVD

Children of Sarajevo
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Une famille respectable

Une famille respectable (2012)

Arash est un universitaire iranien qui vit en occident. Il retourne donner des cours à Chiraz où vit sa mère, loin de Téhéran. Entraîné dans un tourbillon d’intrigues familiales et financières, il replonge dans les heures difficiles de son enfance au début de la guerre Irak-Iran en 1981. More

A Respectable Family DVD

A Respectable Family
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Un amor

Un amor (2012)

Does love at first sight exist? This may certainly be the case, but sometimes you need time to be sure of this love. This film describes such a story about getting to know somebody and falling in love as a teenager, and about meeting again many years later. It begins in the 70s, in the summer in a small town by the river. More

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Un amor
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Avé

Avé (2011)

La Bulgarie des faubourgs  Parti de Sofia, Kamen se rend en stop à Roussé, dans le nord de la Bulgarie. Sur la route, il rencontre Avé, une jeune fugueuse un peu paumée de 17 ans, qui lui impose rapidement sa compagnie. More

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Avé
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Dos hermanos

Dos hermanos (2010)

They are both alone. They need each other but, at the same time, they despise each other. Siblings Marcos and Susana are unable to heal the old wounds festering within them after the death of their mother. When Susana sells their mother's flat, she deprives her brother of the home where he had cared for their mother his whole life. Marcos's need to start living again surfaces when his sister forces him to leave Buenos Aires for Uruguay. More

Pizza Bethlehem

Pizza Bethlehem (2010)

Bethlehem is a neighbourhood in the city of Bern where immigrants from over 30 nations have settled. At the centre of this film is the junior team of the Bethlehem Football Club. In this team, the majority are immigrants between 15 and 16 years old. The film also portrays – along with football – their everyday lives at school, vocational training and leisure time. More

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Pizza Bethlehem
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The Hunter - Shekarchi

The Hunter - Shekarchi (2010)

Recently released from prison, Ali makes the most of his return, amidst much talk of the upcoming elections and promises of change. Despite working nights, he tries to spend the most time possible with his beautiful wife and young daughter. To escape the stress of urban living, Ali retreats to his favorite pastime of hunting in the secluded forest north of town. More

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The Hunter
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Lola

Lola (2009)

In Tagalog, the language of the Philippines, Lola means grandmother. We are shown two grandmothers, one whose grandson is lying in the morgue, and the other who is visiting hers in prison because he is accused of killing him. We see two grandmothers in pain, one preparing a funeral, the other trying to get an alleged offender out of prison. More

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Lola
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trigon-film edition 25: Asia DVD

trigon-film edition 25: Asia
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I don't dream in German

I don't dream in German (2009)

Seventeen year old Lejla works with her friend Anci (25), in a noble hotel restaurant on the top of Sarajevo. One day Lejla meets Milos (43), a businessman who spent his student years in Sarajevo, before moving to Switzerland. At nightfall, Milos and Lejla rest in the hotel restaurant together and get closer to each other. Without knowing, what they will discover that next morning. More

Snow - Snijeg DVD

Snow
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Alive!

Alive! (2009)

Twenty-two-year-old Koli is studying at Tirana university. When he hears of his father’s death, he returns to his native mountain village in the north to attend the funeral. During a walk through the countryside of his childhood, someone takes a shot at him. In a state of shock, the young man discovers that he is part of a blood feud sparked by his grandfather sixty years earlier. More

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Alive!
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Paraíso

Paraíso (2009)

Five teenagers, three boys and two girls, live in a refugee neighborhood south of Lima paradoxically known as Los Jardines del Paraíso, the gardens of paradise. Together with their parents, their share memories of wartime massacres between the army and the Shining Path. Despite their trauma, they yearn to move on with their life. But in an isolated world without opportunities, they have little hope of succeeding. More

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Paraíso
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Still Walking - Aruitemo, aruitemo

Still Walking - Aruitemo, aruitemo (2008)

Japanese film director Hirokazu Kore-eda will compete in San Sebastián for the third time, following Wandarfuru raifu (After Life, 1998) and Hana yori mo naho (Hana, 2006). A family drama about grown children visiting their elderly parents, which unfolds over one summer day. The aging parents have lived in the family home for decades. More

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Still Walking
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Still Walking - Aruitemo, aruitemo Blu-ray

Still Walking
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El nido vacío

El nido vacío (2008)

Sixth film from the Argentine director Daniel Burman, author of Esperando al Mesías (2000), El abrazo partido (2004) and Derecho de familia (2006). El nido vacío explores the emptiness experienced when children grow up and leave home, suddenly revealing the marital cracks (hidden for years beneath the everyday noise and chaos of family life). More

Empty Nest - El nido vacío DVD

Empty Nest
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trigon-film edition 25: Argentina DVD

trigon-film edition 25: Argent...
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Pandora's Box - Pandoranin kutusu

Pandora's Box - Pandoranin kutusu (2008)

Two sisters and a brother live in the center of İstanbul today. They are in their thirties and forties, and lead very different lives, self centered on their upper-middle class preoccupations. One day, a phone call brings them together on a voyage through Turkey’s suburbs and villages to the small town in the Black Sea mountains where they were born. More

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Pandora's Box
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Tokyo Sonata

Tokyo Sonata (2008)

TOKYO SONATA is a portrait of a seemingly ordinary Japanese family. The father who abruptly loses his job conceals the truth from his family; the eldest son in college hardly returns home; the youngest son furtively takes piano lessons without telling his parents; and the mother, who knows deep down that her role is to keep the family together, cannot find the will to do so. More

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Tokyo Sonata
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trigon-film edition 25: Japan DVD

trigon-film edition 25: Japan
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Salt Of This Sea - Milh hadha al-bahr

Salt Of This Sea - Milh hadha al-bahr (2008)

Soraya, 28, born and raised in Brooklyn, decides to return to live in Palestine, a country that her family was exiled from in 1948. On arriving in Ramallah, Soraya tries to recover the money left in an account by her grandparents but meets with refusal from the bank. Her path then crosses that of Emad, a young Palestinian whose ambition, unlike hers, is to leave the country for good. More

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Salt of this Sea
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Hana Yori mo Naho

Hana Yori mo Naho (2006)

The time is 1702. A young samurai, Aoki Sozaemon (Okada Junichi) has left his countryside hometown, and is now living in Edo (now Tokyo), in search of Kanazawa Jubei (Asano Tadanobu), the man who killed his father. He is living in a dilapidated tenement house, in the poor quarters of the city of Edo. More

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Hana Yori mo Naho
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Daratt - Dry Season

Daratt - Dry Season (2006)

After a forty-year civil war, the radio in Chad announces that the government has decided to grant amnesty to all war criminals. Outraged by the news, Gumar Abatcha orders his grandson Atim (Ali Bacha Barkai), a 16-year-old youth, to trace the man who killed his father and to execute him. Atim obeys him and, armed with his father's own gun, he goes in search of Nassara (Youssouf Djaoro), the man who made him an orphan before he was born. More

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Daratt
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El custodio

El custodio (2006)

This film is about Rubén (a brilliant Julio Chávez), a bodyguard of a top politician who is so dedicated that he's in danger of losing his own identity. He's actually experiencing politics at first hand, yet he's locked out: in the determing moments he has to wait in front of the doors. The filmmakers attention is focused on the perspective of the bodyguard, and that's where its power and its challenge lies. More

El custodio - The Bodyguard DVD

El custodio
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Grbavica

Grbavica (2006)

Esma (Mirjana Karanovic) is living with her 12-year-old daughter Sara (Luna Mijovic) in Grbavica, a quarter of the Bosnian capital Sarajevo. Saras class plans to go on a school trip. Since children of fallen warriors in the last war are not supposed to pay, Sara thinks that she is one of them (because her mother told her that her father got killed in war). More

Grbavica - Esma's Secret DVD

Grbavica
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Romeo And Juliet Get Married

Romeo And Juliet Get Married (2005)

Barreto’s film offers yet another retelling of Shakespeare’s famous tale of star-crossed lovers. Instead of feuding families whose hatred leads to violence and death, Barreto serves up two families with opposing soccer team loyalties in soccer-mad Brazil. The movie takes place More

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Romeo and Juliet get married
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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

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Season of the horse
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Delwende

Delwende (2005)

This mother-daughter tale focuses on the injustice of some traditional African practices and women’s struggle for equality. A small village in Burkino Faso is devastated by the sudden death of many of its children. Fearing the worst, Diarrha sends his daughter Pougbila to get married in another village despite the objections of his wife Napoko. More

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Delwende
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El abrazo partido

El abrazo partido (2004)

This is Ariel's world: the small, slightly seedy shopping center in downtown Buenos Aires, where the Italian shopkeepers scream all day, the Koreans sell feng-shui and old Osvaldo sells nothing. Where Ariel's mother runs a lingerie shop and his brother deals in import-export. It's a comfortable little world, in spite of an undercurrent of malaise and uncertainty. More

The Lost Embrace - El abrazo partido DVD

The Lost Embrace
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Whisky

Whisky (2004)

Jacobo is 60 years old and the owner of a sock factory in Montevideo. He's single, living together with his mother. When his long-lost brother resurfaces to participate in the funeral of the deceased mother, Jacobo tries desperately to prove, that his life has added up to something. For his brother, Herman, is a successful director of a stocking factory in Brasil. More

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Whisky
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Nobody Knows - Dare mo shiranai

Nobody Knows - Dare mo shiranai (2004)

Four siblings live happily with their mother in a small apartment in Tokyo. The children all have different fathers and have never been to school. The very existence of three of them has been hidden from the landlord. One day, the mother leaves behind a little money and a note, charging her oldest boy to look after the others. More

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Nobody Knows
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Días de Santiago

Días de Santiago (2004)

Santiago Roman (Pietro Sibille) can't buy a refrigerator. The money he earns from taxi driving won't meet the minimum monthly payment, and when it comes to lines of credit, his status as a recently discharged sailor in the Peruvian Navy adds up to exactly nothing. Worse things have happened, and there is worse yet in store, but this latest hurt is one too many, and Santiago nearly cracks up with rage. More

Days of Santiago - Días de Santiage DVD

Days of Santiago
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Eleni

Eleni (2004)

The film is set entirely in Greece between 1919 and 1949. It begins with the entry of the Red Army into Odessa and the flight of the Greek community there and ends in 1949 with the end of the Greek civil war. More

Mille mois - Alf Chahr

Mille mois - Alf Chahr (2003)

1981 - Morocco – The month of Ramadan. With her seven-year-old son, Mehdi, Amina moves in with her father-in-law, Ahmed. Mehdi’s father is in prison but the boy believes that he has gone to work in France: his mother and grandfather maintain this illusion for his sake. At school, Mehdi has the privileged task of looking after the teacher’s chair. His relationship with the village, his friends and the world revolves around this object. More

A Thousand Months - Alf chahr DVD

A Thousand Months
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Gori Vatra - Fuse!

Gori Vatra - Fuse! (2003)

This film directed by Pjer Zalica was the best shown at the 2005 Global Lens Film Festival. It is now available on dvd in the USA courtesy of First Run Features. It includes a video introduction by the director. Fuse is set in Tesanj, a Bosnian town close to the Serbian border, two years after the civil war officially ended. More

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Gori Vatra
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Elsewhere

Elsewhere (2002)

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Elsewhere DVD

Elsewhere
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Elsewhere - Vier Jahreszeiten

Elsewhere - Vier Jahreszeiten (2002)

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Fatma

Fatma (2001)

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Fatma
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Distance

Distance (2001)

A massacre initiated by the followers of an apocalyptic religious sect, the Ark of Truth, leaves more than a hundred people dead ¿ including the self-appointed executioners, slain by fellow cult members. Three years pass. On the anniversary of the slaughter, four friends who lost loved ones in the tragedy seek solace by journeying to the secluded lake where it all began. More

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Distance
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trigon-film edition 25: Japan DVD

trigon-film edition 25: Japan
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Yi Yi - A One and a Two

Yi Yi - A One and a Two (2000)

The Taiwanese filmmaker Edward Yang shows in his film Yi Yi - A One and a Two the life of a family in modern Taipei. NJ is a man in his mid-forties. He is married, a father of two children and successful in his job - still he is no longer happy with himself and with his life. While NJ starts seing his old flame again his mother-in-law is in a coma. More

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Yi Yi
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El entusiasmo

El entusiasmo (1999)

"El entusiasmo" is set in Chile in 1980. Three young people, Guillermo, Fernando and Isabel meet and become friends during the dictatorship years. Ten years later, Fernando and Isabel are married and have a baby, and, enjoying the new political freedom, they move to another part of the country where they meet Guillermo again. It is the story of the chilean society right after Pinochets military dictatorship. More

Marat, tueur à gages

Marat, tueur à gages (1999)

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Marat, tueur à gages - Bérgyilkos DVD

Marat, tueur à gages
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La vida es silbar

La vida es silbar (1998)

Three different characters in a Havana, that always seems to be like today, must choose between clinging to their self-restricting beliefs, or getting rid of them to live more freely. Ballerina Mariana has recently promised God celibacy, if she gets the main role of "Giselle"; Social-worker Julia More

Life is to whistle -  La vida es silbar DVD

Life is to whistle
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West Beyrouth

West Beyrouth (1998)

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West Beyrouth
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Beshkempir

Beshkempir (1998)

Beshkempir (The Adopted Son) takes its title from the name of the boy whose story it tells. His life is sunny and carefree, spent in childhood games, until the day he hears terrible news from his playmates: he is not his parents’ biological child. Overnight, his best friend becomes his rival and the young girl of his dreams starts going bicycling with somebody else. More

Beshkempir - The Adopted Son DVD

Beshkempir
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Martín (Hache)

Martín (Hache) (1998)

Martin Echenique is a film director from Buenos Aires who has been living for more than 20 years in Madrid, spending his time with his much younger girlfriend Alicia and his best friend, the actor Dante. He has a 19-year-old son, named according to a tradition Martin as well, but known as Hache. Hache is living with his mother in Buenos Aires. More

Nahja no mura - Nadjas village

Nahja no mura - Nadjas village (1997)

In the early morning of 26 april 1986 the nuclear power plant in Chernobyl exploded. Before this catastrophe, the land in this part of Belarus was fertile and under cultivation. Right after the explosion a strong wind blew the radioactivity through the whole area and transformed the ground into contaminated and dead land. More

Po di sangui

Po di sangui (1996)

This film, in the style of an African folk tale, is set in the forest village of Amanha Lundju, a place where the birth of children is celebrated by the planting of a tree. The trees are considered spiritual twins. But for every tree planted, the rapacious state destroys many more for firewood and lumber. More

Mossane

Mossane (1996)

This Senegalese melodrama tells the story of a young girl called Mossane who lives in a village between the ocean and the savannah. There, veneration for the traditions is very common. There's a legend saying that every other century a girl is born who is doomed because of her beauty. Mossane is only fourteen years old but is already considered to be extraordinary beautiful. More

Pequeno dicionário amoroso

Pequeno dicionário amoroso (1996)

Luiza is an architect who just got out of a ruined relationship. Gabriel is a biologist and he has finished a long-term marriage with divorce. When they both meet, chances that they can do well together are not that big. - Equal time is given to male and female perspectives in this take on modern Brazilian love - and not only Brazilian. A romantic comedy, Little Book of Love looks at the stages of a couple's affair and divides them into alphabetically arranged scenes. More

Goodbye South, Goodbye - Nanguo zaijian, nanguo

Goodbye South, Goodbye - Nanguo zaijian, nanguo (1996)

This movie gives us a glimpse at life in northern Taiwan. The main person is Kao, a 37-years-old man who has constantly to solve problems created by his younger brother Flat Head and his girlfriend Pretzel. As a non-stop schemer, Kao devises a plan to raise money by trading subsidized pigs to the government for cash. The ruse works, but when the temperamental Flat Head antagonizes the wrong people, the two find themselves caught up in a dangerous game of corrupt politics. More

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Goodbye South, Goodbye
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To vlemma tou Odyssea

To vlemma tou Odyssea (1995)

A Greek-American filmmaker, known simply as «A», returns to his hometown in northern Greece for a screening of his latest controversial film. His real reason for coming back, however, is to track down three long-missing reels of film by Greece's pioneering Manakia brothers who in the early years of cinema traveled through the Balkans, ignoring national and ethnic strife and recording ordinary people, especially craftsmen, on film. More

Ulysses' Gaze - To vlemma tou Odyssea DVD

Ulysses' Gaze
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Maboroshi no hikari

Maboroshi no hikari (1995)

Yumiko is a young woman from Osako, whose life is defined by the death of her loved ones. She lost her grandmother at the age of twelve, and her husband Ikuo, who is the reincarnation of her grandmother to her, commits suicide some months after the birth of their child. Once more Yumiko loses a person she had really loved. More

Maborosi - Illusion DVD

Maborosi
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Okaeri

Okaeri (1995)

Yuriko works at home all day, transcribing tapes, feeling cut off from outside the world. Her husband, Takashi, works as a school teacher. In the evening he often goes to bars and comes home late, leaving his wife behind, waiting for him with the warm supper. He thinks she had accepted this reality, but one day she runs off, steals a car and starts turning into a woman he doesn't recognize. More

Les gens de la rizière - Neak srê

Les gens de la rizière - Neak srê (1994)

Les Gens de la rizière tells the story of Yong Poeuw, his wife Yim Om and their seven daughters. The land is scarce, the family members are many, the children are growing up, the balance has become fragile. Yong Poeuw and Yim Om suspect that a rupture is coming. More

Rice People DVD

Rice People
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trigon-film edition 25: Asia DVD

trigon-film edition 25: Asia
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Shamt al kushur - Les silences du palais

Shamt al kushur - Les silences du palais (1994)

The news that Prince Sid'Ali has died suddenly confronts 25-year-old Ali with her past again. During the funeral she visits the palace where she spent her childhood and adolescence and where her mother was a servant. She never knew her father - he may even have been the prince. As she wanders the deserted corridors, the images of her youth return, such as her forbidden friendship with Sarra, daughter of one of the princes, who taught Alia to love the lute. More

The Silences in the Palace - Shamt al kushur DVD

The Silences in the Palace
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Bab el-Oued City

Bab el-Oued City (1994)

Bab El-Oued, a popular district of Algier, in 1989, a few months after the riots. Young Boualem works six nights a week in a French bakery. On the rooftop of his apartment building the fundamentalists have installed a loudspeaker which is now broadcasting the Imam's word and the fundamentalist's hateful propaganda and therefore preventing Boualem from sleeping. More

Bab el-Oued City DVD

Bab el-Oued City
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La danse du singe et du poisson (1994)

The seven young Cambodian actresses who were chosen to play the main parts of The Rice People were all born during the Khmer Rouge genocide between 1975 and 1979 or under the subsequent occupation. When they are not on the set, they are all practicing the art of choreography between the walls of the former royal palace of Phnom Penh. More

Rice People DVD

Rice People
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La Estrategia del caracol

La Estrategia del caracol (1993)

A lot of people live in an ocupated house; after many years of quiet living, the owner of the house wants them out. They try whatever they can to avoid being put out, without sucess. But one of them thinks of a way of saving, at least, their dignity More

The Strategy of the Snail DVD

The Strategy of the Snail
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trigon-film edition 25: Latin America DVD

trigon-film edition 25: Latin...
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Sishi buhuo

Sishi buhuo (1992)

The news that his first wife was pregnant with a child when they separated some ten years ago comes to official photographer Cao Depai (Li Xuejian) like a thunderbolt out of the blue. Now she is dead, and the son that he never knew was found wandering the streets. He is afraid to tell his new wife about this extra mouth to feed, and at first he attempts to house the lad at his darkroom. More

Hello Hemingway

Hello Hemingway (1990)

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Hello Hemingway DVD

Hello Hemingway
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Kosh ba kosh

Kosh ba kosh (1990)

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Kosh ba Kosh - Odds and Evens DVD

Kosh ba Kosh
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trigon-film edition 25: Central Asia DVD

trigon-film edition 25: Central...
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Ein blutroter Morgen - Xuese qing chen

Ein blutroter Morgen - Xuese qing chen (1990)

The young teacher Li Mingguang is to be murdered in the north of China because of having taken the virginity from the young girl Li Pingwa. The whole family wants to take revenge on him for that, even the whole village. Critical of society, the film is about the backgrounds origin of the deed. This is shown through the inquiries on the part of the prosecution, the conversations between the villagers and the social structures of the place. More

Yaaba

Yaaba (1989)

Ten year old Bila and his cousin Nopoko live happily in their Sahelian village. Bila is taken with an elderly woman, Sana, whom he calls «Yaaba», although the rest of the village treats her as a witch. One day, Nopoko falls ill with tetanus; her condition worsens. More

Yaaba DVD

Yaaba
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Piravi

Piravi (1988)

An ageing father waits, in vain, at the bus stop for his son Raghu, a student at the University of Trivandrum, who is supposed to be coming home for the holidays. The elderly Chakyar’s eager happiness slowly turns to disappointment and then anxiety. After several days with no news of Raghu, his family learn that the police have arrested him for singing revolutionary songs at the university’s annual fête. More

Piravi - The Birth DVD

Piravi
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Zan Boko

Zan Boko (1988)

Gaston Kaboré’s movie «Zan Boko explores the conflict between tradition and modernity with a family in a rural contexr. It has been for long time a central theme in many African films. Kaboré tells the poignant story of a village family swept up in the current tide of urbanization. More

O melissokomos

O melissokomos (1986)

In THE BEEKEEPER, alienation and despair have so mestastasized in the film's central figure that he's virtually one of the walking dead. Spyros, a man soured by a secret, incestuous love for his daughter, on the day of her wedding, gives up his position as a schoolteacher, his wife, his home and his More

The Beekeeper - O mellissokomos DVD

The Beekeeper
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El Sur

El Sur (1983)

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El sur & El sol del membrillo DVD

El sur & El sol del membrillo
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Harvest Three Thousand Years - Mirt Sost Shi Amit

Harvest Three Thousand Years - Mirt Sost Shi Amit (1976)

Director Haile Gerima’s first feature work to be set in Africa employs visions of his native Ethiopia to construct a post-colonial allegory of class exploitation.  Filmed in the tumultuous days following the overthrow of Haile Selassie, the portrait of an abject peasant family toiling under the scornful eye of a wealthy landowner exhibits the spontaneity of a documentary. More

Haile Gerima - Box DVD

Haile Gerima
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Der Spiegel - Zerkalo

Der Spiegel - Zerkalo (1975)

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The Mirror DVD

The Mirror
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The Mirror Blu-ray

The Mirror
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Andrei Tarkovsky - Box DVD

Andrei Tarkovsky
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Titash ekti nadir naam

Titash ekti nadir naam (1973)

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A River Called Titash DVD

A River Called Titash
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Subarnarekha

Subarnarekha (1962)

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Subarnarekha - The Golden Thread DVD

Subarnarekha
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Tokyo monogatari - Tokyo Story

Tokyo monogatari - Tokyo Story (1953)

The Hirayamas travel from their hometown of Onomichi to Tokyo tovisit their adult children. But the younger generation make them feelmore in the way than welcome. It also emerges that their son’s career asa doctor and their daughter’s as a hairdresser are nowhere near as successfulas the couple were led to believe from afar. More

Tokyo Story - Tokyo monogatari DVD

Tokyo Story
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Tokyo Story - Tokyo monogatari Blu-ray

Tokyo Story
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Banshun - Late Spring

Banshun - Late Spring (1949)

Twenty-seven-year-old Noriko lives with her widowed father, a university professor, in a small house in the tranquil surroundings of northern Kamakura. He is completing a scientific manuscript, aided by his assistant, Hattori. Professor Sonomiya is concerned for his daughter s welfare, and one day suggests she marry Hattori. More

Banshun - Late Spring DVD

Banshun
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I was born, but - Umarete wa mita keredo

I was born, but - Umarete wa mita keredo (1932)

Yoshii, his wife and their two sons, Ryoichi and Keiji, move into a Tokyo suburb. The head of Yoshii’s department lives nearby. When he invites Yoshii’s family and all the children in the neighbourhood to a film show at his house, Ryoichi and Keiji are thrilled to discover their father on the screen. More

I was born, but... DVD

I was born, but...
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