Engaging with the world
BOLIVIA , Qatar
| 80 minutes | 2016
Mesmerizing aesthetics and a fragmented narrative plunge viewers into the daily life of mine workers in this first feature from the Bolivian director. When his father dies, the feckless Elder Mamani has no choice but to live with his grandmother and become a worker. A strikingly atmospheric docu-fiction that, in its recreation of the mine, delivers a dark, disconcertingly claustrophobic experience.
Mention Spéciale (Cinéastes du présent) - Locarno 2017
In Aleppo, filmmaker and Al Jazeera/BBC journalist Orwa Al Mokdad turns his lens on the reality of war, conflict and the disillusionment of the combatants....
SYRIA , Lebanon | 80 minutes | 2016
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 | 80 minutes | 2016
Hicham Lasri successfully tries his hand at satirical comedy to depict key events in the Morocco of the ’80s. A policeman with amnesia is sent to a...
MOROCCO , France | 80 minutes | 2017
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