Dunia - Kiss Me Not on the Eyes

Dunia - Kiss Me Not on the Eyes (2006)

After studying literature at Cairo University, Dunia, 23 years old, wants to become a professional dancer. She attends audition for an oriental dance contest where she recites Arabian poetry without any body movement. She explains to the perplexed jury that a woman can't move her body or evoke act of love when society ask women to hide their femininity. More

Dunia - Kiss Me Not on the Eyes DVD

Dunia
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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Amandla!

Amandla! (2002)

«Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony» shows how music was used in the fight for freedom. In the South African liberation struggle against apartheid, it was not least the songs that united those who were being oppressed and gave those fighting a way to express their plight. The music also consoled the incarcerated people and created a form of communication inside the prisons. More

Amandla! DVD

Amandla!
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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The Goddess of 1967

The Goddess of 1967 (2000)

A Japanese man searches the internet looking for his dream car, a 1967 Citroen DS (in French: Déesse, or "Goddess") . He locates one in Australia and travels there to buy it. Upon his arrival he finds the seller dead. A 17 year-old blind girl tells him she can take him to find the real owner. More

The Goddess of 1967 DVD

The Goddess of 1967
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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Vacances au pays

Vacances au pays (1999)

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A Trip to the Country - Vacances au pays DVD

A Trip to the Country
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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Wara mendel

Wara mendel (1997)

There is an old Indian tradition according to which the parents teach their children the songs of wisdom, in order to enable them to bear their fate and their lives with more calmness. Pallavi - acted by India's most successful TV-star Kitu Gidwani - is a young, successful singer who has learnt her art with the help of her mother. More

Dance of the Wind - Wara mendel DVD

Dance of the Wind
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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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

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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Ta Dona

Ta Dona (1991)

Ta dona is the story about a young forest ranger and his life in the African country of Mali in the 1990s. He's a young Bambara man, an employee in Mali's Ministry of Rivers and Forests, searching for an ancient herbal remedy for childbirth, a plant with mythical healing powers. The secret knowledge he is trying to achieve, he wants to use for the people's good. More

Barroco

Barroco (1989)

This film is an homage to the rich an complex history of Latin America. Without any narrative sequence, but with a serie of images, music and sounds, the spectator gets transported through Mexico's history. More

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

Sur

Sur (1988)

Floreal is released from prison prior to the end of a military coup d'état in 1983. Coming home he discovers that his wife has cheated on him and so is not sure he wants to return to his former life and family. A friend called El-Negro, who was killed during the miliary coup in the streets of Buenos Aires, appears in the night with a special mission: to help Floreal face what has happened when he was serving time in prison. More

South - Sur DVD

South
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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La notte di San Lorenzo

La notte di San Lorenzo (1982)

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Night of the Shooting Stars - The Night of San Lorenzo DVD

Night of the Shooting Stars
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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Finye

Finye (1982)

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Finye - The Wind DVD

Finye
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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Subarnarekha

Subarnarekha (1962)

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Subarnarekha - The Golden Thread DVD

Subarnarekha
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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Meghe dhaka tara

Meghe dhaka tara (1960)

The film tells the story of Nita, a beautiful young woman who lives with her family, refugees from East Pakistan, in the suburbs of Calcutta. Nita is a self-sacrificing person who is constantly exploited by everyone around her, even her own family, who take her goodness for granted. Her life is ridden with personal tragedy: she loses first her fiancé, then her job and finally her health by contracting tuberculosis. More