Engaging with the world
IRAN , Canada , Qatar
| 102 minutes | 2017
A coming-of-age tale where the trust between a young Iranian girl and her parents is sorely tested after a disturbing visit to the gynecologist. A rebellious 16-year-old is on a burning quest to throw off the yoke of parental authority and the strict, deep-seated rules of her cultural milieu. The Tehran-born director delivers a powerful critique of a hypocritical society that crushes young girls’ passion and lust for life at an age when they’re at their most vulnerableIN THE PRESENCE OF THE DIRECTOR
Mesmerizing aesthetics and a fragmented narrative plunge viewers into the daily life of mine workers in this first feature from the Bolivian director. When...
BOLIVIA , Qatar | 102 minutes | 2016
An exploration of the rituals and contemporary sacred music of the vast South American country. This multiform cinematic project makes its première at the...
Screening with live commentary
BRAZIL | 102 minutes | 2017
Two old friends test the bonds that unite them as their love lives heat up. A big-screen adaptation of the screenplay by award-winning author/cartoonist...
UNITED STATES | 102 minutes | 2017
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