On the Rumba River - Wendo

On the Rumba River - Wendo (2007)

Travelling up and down the majestic river Congo on a disheveled boat, the young orphan Antoine Kolosoy composed his first songs on a beat up old guitar. As he gained renown, the young “Wendo,” as he was now known, was persecuted by the church and his music banned by the Belgian Colonial authorities, who feared his joyful rhythms would stir unrest. More

On the Rumba River - Wendo DVD

On the Rumba River
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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Ejforija - Euphoria

Ejforija - Euphoria (2006)

In an amazingly beautiful place, on the bank of the wide Don, in a remote, half-destroyed village, surrounded by only steppe for hundreds of miles, a real drama takes place. An unexpected passionate love between a young man and a married woman literally destroys the lives of not only the main characters, but also their close ones. More

Euphoria DVD

Euphoria
CHF 19.00 / EUR 16.00

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trigon-film edition 25: Eastern Europe DVD

trigon-film edition 25: Eastern...
CHF 36.00 / EUR 29.00

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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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Kekexili - Mountain Patrol

Kekexili - Mountain Patrol (2005)

When Beijing journalist Ga Yu arrives at the mystical camp of the Kekexili Mountain Patrol, he witnesses a Tibetan funeral and a village in mourning. Ga Yu is determined to uncover the real story behind the mysterious disappearance of patrol volunteers, the killing of rare Tibetan antelopes and the rumor that the Mountain Patrol collaborates with the poachers. More

Okhotnik - The Hunter

Okhotnik - The Hunter (2004)

The centre stage of this story there is a boy who is ill-famed as the child of a wolf and is said to be frosty, along with his seductive mother and a hunter and shaman. After the boy has made an attack, he starts for an initiation journey, together with his mother and the hunter, who's also her lover. More

Lugares comunes

Lugares comunes (2003)

In Buenos Aires, a few days before traveling to Spain with his beloved wife Liliana Rovira to visit their son Pedro, the leftist Literature professor Fernando Robles is compulsory retired in the University, and he concludes that it is impossible to live with his pension. The crisis in Argentina does not allow Fernando to get a new job, and his wife decides to sell her family's apartment and move to a small farm near Villa Dolores to reduce their expenses. More

Lugares comunes DVD

Lugares comunes
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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trigon-film edition 25: Argentina DVD

trigon-film edition 25: Argent...
CHF 36.00 / EUR 29.00

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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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Historias minimas

Historias minimas (2002)

Don Justo hands over the running of his grocery store to his overbearing son and daughter-in-law and escapes to search for his lost dog Badface. Roberto is a love-struck obsessive-compulsive traveling salesman who drives to San Julián to surprise one of his clients by bringing a cake for her son's birthday. More

Little Stories - Historias mínimas DVD

Little Stories
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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Eu, tu, eles

Eu, tu, eles (2000)

In Russas, a poor, desolate and dry settlement in the arid backlands of the northeast of Brazil, the countrywoman Darlene de Lima Linhares lives together with her three husbands - Osias, Zezinho and Ciro - and two children. She has managed her simple life with them, taking from each one what he's able to give best. A very special story in the middle of nowhere. More

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
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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

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
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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Charachar

Charachar (1992)

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Charachar DVD

Charachar
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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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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Urga

Urga (1991)

The shepherd Gombo lives with his wife, three children and grandmother in a tent on the Mongolian steppe, when all of a sudden the Russian truck driver Serguei gets stuck with his truck close to there tent. The cultural gap between Gombo and Sergei seems to be big, but with the time they all come closer, when knowing mor about eachother. More

Urga DVD

Urga
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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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

Titash ekti nadir naam

Titash ekti nadir naam (1973)

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A River Called Titash DVD

A River Called Titash
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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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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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