Engaging with the world
GERMANY , Spain , United Kingdom
| 86 minutes | 2017
“It’s about the journey, not the destination”: an adage that takes on its full meaning in this Don Quixote-inspired documentary. In defiance of his age, 73-year-old Manuel decides to leave Spain to follow a historical trail in the United States. But the journey would be unthinkable without his faithful burro, Gorrión . . . In this neo-realist road movie with echoes of the Old West, filmmaker Pereira blurs the boundaries between drama and non-fiction.
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 | 86 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...
BOLIVIA , Qatar | 86 minutes | 2016
A sombre tale in luscious black-and-white that exposes the raw violence and sharp contrasts of the Mexican capital. Garbage collectors Jonathan and Yesi...
MEXICO | 86 minutes | 2017
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