Today’s most relevant, bold, thrilling cinema
MOROCCO, France | 98 minutes | 2019
For her first feature, the Moroccan filmmaker delves into the daily reality of Abla, a widow with an eight-year-old daughter, who runs a pastry shop in Casablanca. One day, pregnant young Samia knocks on her door. The friendship that grows between them is the perfect launch pad for Maryam Touzani to explore issues of motherhood in a place where it is illegal for single women. With help from polished, nuanced staging and the subtle performances of Lubna Azabal and Douae Belkhaouda, the film draws a remarkable portrait of female solidarity through two generous women galvanized by their powerful desire for freedom."... a beautifully made, character-driven little gem that knows when and how to touch all the right buttons." Variety"One of Adam’s central pleasures is its calm arrival at fundamental truths about how women nurture and provide — even when they themselves receive little of the same." Screendaily
Cannes Film Festival - Un certain regard
Morocco's entry to the Academy Award for best international feature film
In a small town in the Icelandic hinterland, ex-police chief Ingimundur, struggling to recover from his wife’s death two years earlier, begins to suspect...
ICELAND, DENMARK, SWEDEN | 109 minutes | 2019
In 1945 Leningrad, reduced to rubble by the Second World War, a young woman, Iya, works in a hospital tending to soldiers wounded in battle. Tragedy...
RUSSIA | 139 minutes | 2019
Teenaged Mickey is the minder of her PTSD-afflicted father, a Iraq war veteran addicted to psychotropic meds. Their relationship turns increasingly toxic,...
UNITED STATES | 89 minutes | 2019
Sign-up for our newsletter to get all the latest Festival news!