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
A Brazilian road movie, lyrical but unsentimental, on the tragic, unjust world of a working man sensitive to the wonders of existence. A young man living...
BRAZIL | 102 minutes | 2017
A couple faces up to devastating revelations against the backdrop of a turbulent history in this drama whose power and poignancy comes from what is left...
ISRAEL | 102 minutes | 2016
A polemical musical about the working world and unfettered capitalism — neo-realism, updated. Portuguese documentary filmmaker Pedro Pinho made waves...
PORTUGAL | 102 minutes | 2017
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