Una noche

Una noche (2012)

Mired in the nervous desperation of Havana, Raul dreams of escaping to Miami. When accused of assault, his only option is to flee Cuba. He begs his best friend, Elio, to abandon everything and help him reach the forbidden world 90 miles across the ocean. Elio’s commitment is tested when he is torn between protecting his twin sister and his own desire to get out. More

Una noche - One Night DVD

Una noche
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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Mama Africa - Miriam Makeba

Mama Africa - Miriam Makeba (2011)

Mika Kaurismäki’s documentary about world-famous South African singer Miriam Makeba, who spent half a century travelling the world spreading her political message to fight racism, poverty and promote justice and peace, is a tribute to a woman who embodied the hopes and the voice of Africa as no other. 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

Pizza Bethlehem DVD

Pizza Bethlehem
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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Au loin des villages

Au loin des villages (2009)

En avril 2006, 13 000 personnes de l’ethnie Dajo se réfugient dans la plaine de Gouroukoun, à l’Est du Tchad. Tous sont des survivants de la guerre du Darfour. Ils y construisent un camp, s’y enferment et s’y inventent une survie. L'auteur s’est enfermé à son tour dans cette prison sans mur. More

Far from the Village - Au loin des villages DVD

Far from the Village
CHF 19.00 / EUR 16.00

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Teza

Teza (2008)

Anberber has studied in Germany and returns post-graduate to Ethiopia. He is full of hope that he can support his country with his newly acquired knowledge. It's a story about hope and disillusionment, about foreignness and homeland. More

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Teza
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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Madrigal

Madrigal (2007)

MADRIGAL is dedicated to René Clair. Why? In 1955, this French director made LES GRANDES MANOEUVRES (SUMMER MANOEUVRES), in which Gérard Philipe plays a young officer who accepts a bet that he can win the heart of Michèle Morgan, who plays the most beautiful and mysterious woman in town. More

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Madrigal
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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trigon-film edition 25: Cuba DVD

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

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Bamako

Bamako (2006)

The beautiful woman Melé is a bar singer, her husband Chaka is out of work. The couple that lives in Bamako, the capital of Mali, is on the verge of breaking up... In the courtyard of the house, where they live together with other families, a trial court has been set up. African civil society spokesmen have taken proceedings against the World Bank and the IMF, whom they blame for Africa's woes. More

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Bamako
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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L'enfant endormi

L'enfant endormi (2005)

In the northeast of contemporary Morocco, Zeinab, a young wife watches her husband leave the country to go underground the day after their wedding. He's trying to find a job somewhere in Europe. Zeinab is expecting a child and she doesn't know, when her husband will return. While waiting for him she lulls the foetus to sleep: an old tradition of her home. More

The Sleeping Child - L'enfant endormi DVD

The Sleeping Child
CHF 19.00 / EUR 16.00

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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

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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Beijing Bicycle - Shiqi Sui De Danche

Beijing Bicycle - Shiqi Sui De Danche (2001)

Beijing today. Guei has left his village behind and has come to the city with great expectations. It takes some time, however, before he finds himself a job as a bicycle courier, earning ten yuan for each trip. Should he manage to collect six hundred yuan, he would be in a position to buy his silver mountain bike – his pride and joy – and become its owner. More

Beijing Bicycle DVD

Beijing Bicycle
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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Djomeh

Djomeh (2000)

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Djomeh
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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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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Journey to the Sun - Günese Yolculuk

Journey to the Sun - Günese Yolculuk (1999)

A story of friendship, courage and a politically naive man’s transformation into someone painfully aware of the social realities in contemporary Turkey … Mehmet and Berzan, two young men from different regions of Turkey bond together as lower – class citizens in Istanbul. When Mehmet is unjustly arrested, his frightened roomates evict him and he loses his job. More

Journey to the Sun DVD

Journey to the Sun
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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La nube

La nube (1998)

An eclectic group of actors struggle to save their theater from being demolished and replaced with a shopping mall. Max, the leader of the troupe, is a workaholic director who abandoned his family to build his career and is forced to confront the daughter he deserted. Then there is Enrique, the playwright-poet who is reduced to pawning his belongings to sustain his livelihood when his state pension is severed. More

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

L'éternité et un jour - Mia aioniotita kai mia mera

L'éternité et un jour - Mia aioniotita kai mia mera (1998)

Eternity And A Day traces the final days of Alexandre (Bruno Ganz), a celebrated Greek writer as he prepares to leave his seaside home forever. While packing, he finds a letter from his long-dead wife, Anna (Isabelle Renauld), who wrote about an enchanted summer day they spent thirty years ago. From that point, Alexandre embarks on a mystical journey through his past and present. More

Eternity and a Day - Mia aioniotita kai mia mera DVD

Eternity and a Day
CHF 26.00 / EUR 23.00

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Klamek Ji Bo Beko

Klamek Ji Bo Beko (1992)

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A Song for Beko DVD

A Song for Beko
CHF 19.00 / EUR 16.00

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Un lugar en el mundo

Un lugar en el mundo (1992)

«A Place in the World» by Adolfo Aristarain, looks at people who, having fought for a better world, are in the aftermath of defeat. Federico Luppi plays the main character as a teacher who is back from along exile he shared with his doctor wife, Cecilia Roth. Both are living with their teenaged son, Batyi, in a San Luis valley seven hundred miles away from Buenos Aires. More

A Place in the World - Un lugar en el mundo DVD

A Place in the World
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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Le pas suspendu de la cigogne

Le pas suspendu de la cigogne (1991)

While working on a story in the border area, a young journalist discovers a divided town bisected by a river which is also the national frontier. He observes a surreal wedding in which the bride and her family stand on one shore and the groom and his relatives on the other, lost under a cold sky: More

The Suspended Step of the Stork - To meteoro vima tou pelargou DVD

The Suspended Step of the Stork
CHF 29.00 / EUR 23.00

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Madagascar

Madagascar (1990)

"I dream exactly what I live every day," a professor, bored with her mundane life, tells her therapist. But the visual evidence on screen at the start of "Madagascar" suggests that dreams are never that banal. Bicyclists crowd the street, riding to work in slow motion in a haunting, shadowy blue dawn. More

Quiéreme y verás & Madagascar DVD

Quiéreme y verás & Madagascar
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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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

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
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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Dao ma tse - Dao ma zei

Dao ma tse - Dao ma zei (1985)

Norbu is a nomad who lives with his wife and his child in the mountainous highland of tibet as a shepherd. He belongs to an ethnic minority and from time to time he sees himself compelled to act as a horse thief in order to provide his family with food. But the day Norbu tries to steal some treasures of a temple the community excludes and banishes him. More

Memorias del subdesarrollo

Memorias del subdesarrollo (1968)

Following the revolution, Sergio, an upper middle-class Cuban from Havana finds himself alone when his wife and the rest of his family flee the island to settle down in Miami. Struggling to adjust to the new situation, to the seclusion and the new class relationships, he continues to live his life, goes through a few pathetic love stories, yet is unable to conceal the background that seems so much at odds with the new order. More

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