Engaging with the world
CHILE , Brazil , Argentina , Netherlands
| 110 minutes | 2018
Summer 1990. The Chilean people are finally throwing off the yoke of the repressive Pinochet dictatorship. In search of freedom, a handful of families have founded a small commune far from the big-city frenzy. Everyone is busy preparing for their New Year’s Eve party, which promises to be tough on young Sofia, given her mother’s usual glaring absence. The Chilean director deftly evokes the complex relations between parents and teens while brilliantly portraying the budding emotions of a sensitive, vulnerable yet determined young woman. The result is utterly authentic.
Best Direction Award - Festival de Locarno
Dominga Sotomayor Castillo was born in 1986 in Chile. She is a producer and writer, known for Thursday Till Sunday (2012), Too Late to Die Young (2018) and La isla (2013).
For his latest feature, the Palestinian filmmaker goes backstage at a TV soap. Salam, his thirty-something Palestinian hero, has to go through an Israeli...
LUXEMBOURG , France , Belgium , Israel | 110 minutes | 2018
Indonesia, the country I shed my blood to defend. Left to fend for themselves on the fringes of a society and family that have stigmatized them,...
BELGIUM , Indonesia | 110 minutes | 2018
Left to his own devices after his mother’s sudden death, Socrates now has to find his own way on the mean streets of São Paulo, struggling to survive as...
BRAZIL | 110 minutes | 2018
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