Gutsy cinema that breaks new ground
FRANCE , Japan
| 82 minutes | 2016
Following up Une jeunesse allemande (2015), Jean-Gabriel Périot continues exploring history’s ghosts with this tribute to the victims of the bombing of Hiroshima. Akihiro is filming a documentary to mark the 70th anniversary of the bombing. He meets an enigmatic young woman who becomes his impromptu guide through Hiroshima and the paths of memory. With his cinematic alter ego, Périot delivers a sensitive account of the weight of forgetfulness and the reality of memory in a singular film perched between fiction and documentary.IN COMPETITION
A distinctively realized political metaphor results when an explosive period of social conflict meets the forces of nature. Keltek’s film is based on a...
TURKEY , Netherlands | 82 minutes | 2017
The 26-year-old Russian director gives a raw account of a young woman’s existential quest, through the prism of family tragedy. Inspired by an incident...
RUSSIA | 82 minutes | 2017
Deadly vengeance and voodoo are on the menu of this feature about one family’s outrage when their debt-ridden patriarch is assassinated by a local...
ARGENTINA , Germany , Dominican Republic | 82 minutes | 2017
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