Dunia - Kiss Me Not on the Eyes (Flyer)

Dunia - Kiss Me Not on the Eyes

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. She is selected and meets Beshir, an intellectual and activist who will supervise her thesis on ecstasy in Sufi love poetry. Their attraction is mutual. This could be liberation for Dunia but the constraints on women in Egyptian society goes deeper than she suspects. More

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Dunia
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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Amandla! (Flyer)

Amandla!

«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. When the first victims of apartheid brutality died protesting against the pass laws in the 1960s, they were singing. More

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Amandla!
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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The Goddess of 1967 (Flyer)

The Goddess of 1967

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. Together they embark on a strange and erotic journey into the arid Australian desert, populated by abandoned mining towns - a desolate land and a dark haunting past. Before long, their separate quests become one: a shared desire to transcend the past and find redemption, achieved under the benevolent eye of the Goddess. More

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The Goddess of 1967
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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Lumumba (Flyer)
Lumumba DVD
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Lumumba
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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Vacances au pays (Flyer)
A Trip to the Country - Vacances au pays DVD
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A Trip to the Country
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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Wara mendel (Flyer)

Wara mendel

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. She's convinced that she'd still had to learn a lot of her, whereas the mother thinks her already talented enough to keep the tradition of making music and oral deliverance alive herself. More

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Dance of the Wind
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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Okaeri (Flyer)

Okaeri

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 (Flyer)

Shamt al kushur - Les silences du palais

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. She also re-experiences the painful and silent quest for the identity of her father and remembers her mother, the brave and beautiful Khedija, who protected Alia against the furtive desires of the prince. More

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The Silences in the Palace
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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Les yeux bleus de Yonta - Udju azul di Yonta (Flyer)
The Blue Eyes of Yonta - Udju azul di Yonta DVD
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The Blue Eyes of Yonta
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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Ta Dona (Flyer)

Ta Dona

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. He sees that his work holds the key to the future of his country (through reforestation) and he dislikes the short-sighted, money-grubbing ways of his superiors. He has a much better relationship with local villagers than with his agency's bosses. It's an indictment of the widespread corruption in Africa's elitist governments. More

The Puppetmaster - Hsimeng rensheng (Flyer)
The Puppetmaster - Hsimeng rensheng DVD
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The Puppetmaster
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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Al Leil (Flyer)
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119 Min
Al Leil
Mohamed Malas, Syria
The Night - Al leil DVD
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The Night
CHF 19.00 / EUR 16.00

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Barroco (Flyer)

Barroco

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 (Flyer)

Zan Boko

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. In doing so, «Zan Boko» expertly reveals the transformation of an agrarian, subsistence society into an industrialized commodity economy. More

Sur (Flyer)

Sur

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. El-Negro helps him to live through the important events that happened in his absence. More

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South
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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La notte di San Lorenzo (Flyer)
Night of the Shooting Stars - The Night of San Lorenzo DVD
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Night of the Shooting Stars
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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Finye (Flyer)
Finye - The Wind DVD
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Finye
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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Subarnarekha (Flyer)
Subarnarekha - The Golden Thread DVD
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Subarnarekha
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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Meghe dhaka tara (Flyer)

Meghe dhaka tara

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. It is only when she collapses that her family begins to realize what they have done to her. Her mostly absent would-be singer brother is the only person who cares about her. More


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