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
In this psychological thriller pitting “fake news” against free speech, nightmarish hallucinations reveal a dark past. Turkish filmmaker Özçe- lik...
TURKEY | 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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