Films in ‘Bright Future’
Eyes Wide OpenHaim Tabakman IFFR 2010 91′
Modest feature debut about an Orthodox Jewish father and husband who becomes embroiled in a passionate affair with another man. He realises just how soulless his life was before. The community will not tolerate such deviations from the norm, so he has to choose: will he deny himself or accept to be cast out?
Shocking BlueMark de Cloe IFFR 2010 90′
Coming-of-age drama in which a close kids' friendship falls apart when one of three friends has an accident. A story about love, loss, guilt, innocence and impotence set among the bright colours of the Dutch bulb fields.
Manuel De RiberaChristopher Murray, Pablo Carrera IFFR 2010
Tired of society, Manuel De Ribera travels to his inheritance: an uninhabited island in southern Chile. There he wants to establish the society he dreams of, with his own rules and himself as absolute ruler.
God No Say SoBrigitte Uttar Kornetzky IFFR 2010 88′
During the civil war in Sierra Leone (1991-2002), thousands of people had one or both of their hands chopped off. In this documentary, Konetzky talks to numerous victims, some of whom don't want to hear about revenge. Alongside the country's bloody history, the film shows how the land is slowly being rebuilt.