Engaging with the world
| 177 minutes | 2017
A polemical musical about the working world and unfettered capitalism — neo-realism, updated. Portuguese documentary filmmaker Pedro Pinho made waves with this film, his first fiction, the most interesting entry at this year’s Directors’ Fortnight. For nearly three hours, we follow the employees of a factory, like so many others, slated for relocation. The cast of non-professional actors share their thoughts and feelings — and sing!IN COMPÉTITION
Prix FIPRESCI (Quinzaine des réalisateurs) - Cannes 2017
Two contrasting characters in a snapshot of today’s Cuba, walking the line between economic crisis, suppressed free speech and stubborn solidarity. In a...
CUBA | 177 minutes | 2016
Against the ever-shifting backdrop of global politics, a hard-hitting work on the trauma experienced by former Palestinian detainees held as enemies of the...
PALESTINE , France , Switzerland , Qatar | 177 minutes | 2017
Tormented souls caught in limbo must face their demons and come to terms with their guilt in this poetic, unsettling film from Kenya. For his debut...
KENYA , Germany | 177 minutes | 2016
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