Engaging with the world
BRAZIL , France
| 127 minutes | 2017
From Brazil to Africa, a coming-of-age tale about an idealistic traveller and his voyage of self-discovery triggered by culture shock. For his sophomore feature, Brazilian director Fellipe Barbosa (Casa Grande) re-examines a news item about a real-life former classmate. Gabriel and the Mountain recreates the economics student’s last 70 days after he sets off enthusiastically to discover Africa but mysteriously disappears while climbing Mount Mulanje in Malawi. Tragic and elegiac.IN PRESENCE OF THE DIRECTORIN COMPÉTITION
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...
IRAN , Canada , Qatar | 127 minutes | 2017
In the form of a clever montage of a dozen feature films, this unusual documentary presents a new take on the pornochanchada genre. Por- nochanchadas, half...
BRAZIL | 127 minutes | 2017
A portrait of Chicago that also serves as an impressionistic rumination on racism, the social divide and the layout of urban spaces. As a European, far...
FRANCE , United States | 127 minutes | 2017
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