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  • Recorded in just a single take, four different compositions are performed as one by a woman. Her face and vocal cords become a battlefield where differences meet. 

    Duration:
    5 min
  • A picture shot by a Magnum photographer proves to be a teasing enigma. Arabic newspapers claim it as evidence of Bangladeshi fighters in the PLO (Fatah faction). (LUX)

    Duration:
    6 min
  • Essayist Georg Wasner used fragments from three films to breathe new life into a text from 1909. This was the year that Norman Angell published his manifesto Europe’s Optical Illusion, in which he warns of violent reactions to globalisation, which even then was in the air.

    Duration:
    40 min
  • A group of Congolese insurgents captures eight French soldiers. By way of ransom, the French government sends an airplane load of illegal weapons that is shot down and never arrives, leaving quite a few people in high places very nervous. A taut masterpiece of political crime cinema based loosely on Dominique Manotti’s Affairs of...

    Duration:
    99 min
  • Historical overviews are often painful for people of colour. Looking to the future keeps hope alive, but the present always has roots in the past. Historical overviews are often painful for people of colour. Looking to the future keeps hope alive, but the present always has roots in the past.

  • A rag-tag group is trying to launch a moon rocket to beat the American Apollo 11. The astronaut is a 17-year-old girl who has to be the first to set foot on the moon along with her two cats.

    Duration:
    14 min
  • The umpteenth typhoon of the season has trapped a failed author (who recently lost his father) with his mother, ex and son. Leave it to director Kore-eda to meticulously dissect their weaknesses, annoying qualities and loving familiarity using drama and humour. 

    Duration:
    117 min
  • A team of operatives is on a mission to sink a cargo vessel carrying illegal weapons for a faction in the Angolan Civil War. But then, things start to go wrong. A dark look at the Janus-faced nature of international espionage and counter-terrorism, anchored loosely in the infamous 'Opération Satanique'.

    Duration:
    109 min
  • Together with a group of lads from no man's land, Mikhail Karikis created a video in which they passionately sing about their lot.

    Duration:
    10 min
  • Whirlwind mix of humour and grotesque violence by the productive Khavn, this time with young kids from the slums of Manila in the leading roles as robbing and murdering gang members with nicknames like Pork Chop, Bull Dog, McAbnormal and Snowman. And a smoking toddler, Day-Old Chick, walking round with a gun in his hand.

    Duration:
    88 min
  • Highly anticipated first feature of film artist Dane Komljen, about two men who live together harmoniously in an abandoned bungalow park. When a third party arrives, they must find a new balance. Essayist fiction and architectural quest for the fragility of human relationships, told via construction projects, landscapes and archive footage.

    Duration:
    100 min
  • A portrait of a young Nunamiut athlete, focusing on the materiality of film and its surface textures. (Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre)

    Duration:
    8 min
  • Jakob, the filmmaker, follows Cameroon refugee Paul on his risky trip to and across Europe. Going through different political as well as mental borders, this journey dramatically affects both of them. An absolutely genuine, unbiased and unpredictable adventure film about unusual connections in an agitated political context.

    Duration:
    93 min
  • In 1920s and 1930s Milan, Piero Portaluppi became a successful architect, as well as an enthusiastic filmmaker. His collection of amateur films not only illustrates his career but also gives an impression of a society increasingly under the spell of Mussolini. 

    Duration:
    90 min
  • Pounding music; the youngsters sing, smoke weed, have sex and fight. The ragged Star (scintillating debut from Sasha Lane) falls for Jake (Shia LaBeouf) and jumps in his van to travel with him. A depressing look at the American economy, but an optimistic take on the strength of young people. First American production by British director Andrea...

    Duration:
    163 min
  • How do you prepare for a double suicide? Do you go to the same place to die together or do you decide to die at the same time, yet far away from one another? We see one of the lovers and hear him, almost tangibly, practicing his lines in a rugged landscape somewhere 

    Duration:
    55 min
  • Amora

    Director: Ezra Wube

    An ink animation on a window. Each painting is photographed and washed away, exposing the unconscious consumption of time. (Ezra Wube)

    Duration:
    2 min
  • A richly layered film in which 3D-printed Neolithic masks worn in destroyed Palestinian villages in Israel become a counterpoint to the dominant imagery of violence.

    Duration:
    8 min
  • Animated documentary about encounters in virtual simulations of Auschwitz-Birkenau. The film follows the makers – from Poland, Germany and Israel – through their virtual camps. Each is different in style and every maker has different aims for creating such a parallel world.  

    Duration:
    48 min
  • Images on celluloid eventually deteriorate. In fact, a loss of colour is already noticeable in this poetic collage of recycled, predominantly magenta fragments.

    Duration:
    5 min
  • Breakups are hard and Jimena has a few things she needs to get off her chest. She also wants her ficus back. A voicemail seems like the best approach.

    Duration:
    10 min
  • Coming-of-age drama in which a Puerto Rican teen girl is living at her strict grandmother’s house, waiting until she can move to America to be with her mom. That gets cancelled. As she suffers and struggles with puberty, her natural father suddenly appears after years in prison.

    Duration:
    98 min
  • In romantic Lisbon, twenty-something António goes in search of loves lost and new and a goal in life, all in one mad dash. In his charming debut film, director Mouramateus – inspired by Dostoyevsky's novella White Nights – creates a seamless intermingling of fantasy and reality.

    Duration:
    95 min
  • In an old factory, a young man finds the diary of a worker who died in an accident. In the same way that in certain Westerns an anonymous drifter driven by a primitive survival instinct can become the hero, Araby focuses on the life of a marginalised worker in contemporary Brazil. Original, socially committed and poignant.

    Duration:
    96 min