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By Menno Meyjes
Sara Silverstein just moved back from LA with her family. She’s a peace-loving person, dislikes violence and is devastated when her son signs up for the US marines. When Sara is assaulted by a stranger and her family is involved in a violent burglary, she feels threatened. Could this have anything to do with her father’s secretive war history? Sara tries to unravel her father’s past, to find out who’s after them and at the same time she must find a way to keep her family together.
(Netherlands 2016 ; Thriller)
By Emelie Lindblom
Summer vacation after 6th grade and Elvira, 12, is going on a camp. She and her two roommates Meja and Bea will stay in room 213 – where no one has lived for sixty years. Soon inexplicable events start to happen. A letter with an ancient handwriting leads the girls to an old lady in a run-down house in the woods. The lady tells them that a girl died at the camp sixty years ago. And since then a red-haired girl in a white dress has been sneaking around in the corridors at night.
(Sweden 2017 ; Horror)
By Euros Lyn
Twin sisters Nan and Ana are lost without their mother, famous author Elena Wdig. Her final words suggest that her biographer Eben is the assassin.
Six months later and Eben begins to research Elena’s biography by visiting her archive at the National Library where Ana and Nan work. The sisters plot to avenge their mother's death by laying siege to Eben in the archive and stage his suicide.
(2016 ; Thriller)
By Martijn Maria Smits
Ben is sent to jail after causing a car accident that kills his girlfriend. When he returns to his hometown of Waldstille after a long time he has to face his in-laws, who gained custody of his daughter. They plan never to let Ben see his little girl again. But Ben is determined to make up for lost time with Cindy.
(Netherlands 2016; Drama)
By Roberto Pérez Toledo
A message circulates from mobile phone to mobile phone. A bunch of strangers meet in a mansion. They come searching for sex, but never has an orgy been so full of love. (Or feelings?)
(Spain 2016; Erotic-Drama, Romance, Comedy)
By Daniel Grou (Podz)
Dave is young and rebellious. A self-proclaimed King, influenced but not unconscious. As he sets out to find the stranger who danced with his girlfriend grabbing her, as if nothing had happened, he decides to take justice into his hands. Between violence, heartbreak and friendship betrayal, Dave will put his finger through the wringer and rush forward, unable to stop.
Will Dave, your neighbor, your friend, your son, your nephew, be able to reset the counter to zero?
(Canada 2016; Drama)
By Ana María Hermida
After the tragic death of her brother, Lucia meets his fiancée, Mariana. Together, they find a way to mourn the loss and develop a special relationship that neither of them could have ever foreseen.
(Colombia 2015; Romance, Drama)
By Ville Jankeri
A story about a girl, who doesn’t know how to be poor and about a boy, who doesn’t know how to be rich. #life #money #love… #nofilter
(Finland 2016; Romantic Comedy)
By Rebekah Fortune
An inspiring and heartwarming story of a fun-loving teenager Charlie, who decides to unveil a well-guarded secret that takes him on a road paved with obstacles, prejudices and confusion.
(United Kingdom 2016; Drama)
By Job Gosschalk
This Hanukkah is very different for Moos: her childhood friend, Sam, has returned from Israel. With Sam back, Moos realizes her life has been on hold and she needs to follow her own dreams. To everyone’s surprise, she auditions for the academy of performing arts but of course, nothing goes as planned.
(The Netherlands 2016; Romantic Comedy)
By Florian Eichinger
At a family reunion, Markus remembers for the first time something dreadful about his childhood: moments of sex education with his mother that just might have gone too far. As the memories, more and more invasive, eventually threaten to destroy his marriage, Markus needs to confront his family, his mother and most of all himself, to get rid of the shadows of the past.
(Germany 2016; Drama)
By Milind Dhaimade
YOU ARE MY SUNDAY takes the audience to explore the modern day life of Mumbai through the eyes of five friends.
(India 2016; Romantic Comedy)
By Selma Vilhunen
Varpu is a 12-year-old girl who doesn’t know who her father is. The relationship between her and her mother, Siru, is good and warm, but there’s one flaw: Siru doesn’t treat Varpu as a child, but as her equal. For this reason, Varpu hasn’t had a normal childhood. One day, when mother and daughter have a fight, Varpu steals a car and drives across the country to Oulu, in northern Finland, to find her father. The encounter with her father triggers something in Varpu and Siru's life; it helps them realize what their real roles are.
(Finland & Denmark 2016; Drama / Road Movie / Coming of Age)
By Jarmo Lampela
Alma’s dream is to make a million euros by her 30th birthday. She ends up having half a million in minus instead but feeling happier than ever before.
(Finland 2016; Drama)
By Oskar Jonasson
Hubert can only rise above his shyness when mimicking people. His new girlfriend Hanna finds it funny but when the impersonations get out of hand, unforeseen consequences follow.
(Iceland 2016; Romantic Comedy)
By Michael Rösel
When an into smallest detail realistic model building magically becomes reality overnight, suddenly the unimportant modeler Georg, obsessed by the beautiful of actress Dolores Moor, becomes a master of life and death of everybody around him.
(Germany 2016; Comic Adaption / Psychological Thriller)
By Manoussos Manoussakis
“Cloudy Sunday” unfolds the forbidden love story between a Jewish girl Estera and a Christian boy George during the German occupation in Thessaloniki in 1942. The racist laws have been implemented; hunger and gloom are hanging over the city. The only place to escape the hatred and inhumanity is a small club, where Vasilis Tsitsanis fills the hearts and minds of people with the beautiful rebetika folk music. Despite the resistance, the persistent hunt for the Jews gradually spreads and suddenly simple choices become life-changing decisions. The film is based on a book “Ouzeri Tsitsanis” by George Skarbadonis.
(Greece 2015; Drama)
By Hanno Olderdissen
To get married is easy, but will things still go smoothly when it involves a homophobic Arab father, a pseudo-orthodox Jewish mother and an unexpected pregnancy? David and Khaled need to set a lot of things straight before they can say the vows and live happily ever after.
(Germany 2015; Comedy / LGBT)
by Lisandro Duque Naranjo
In a small village, the local priest orders the relocation of a corpse from the Catholic graveyard, since he committed (what the cleric considers to be) the biggest sin: suicide. The community stands against the priest, and in reprisal, he denies the sacraments to the entire town, until the family of the deceased obeys his commands.
(Colombia & Mexico 2016; Dark Comedy)
by Nicolas Bazz
An ex-convict flies four scientists to a black hole, 50 light years away from earth. An accident propels them 10.000 light years away from their home, their lives, their culture…
(France 2015; Sci-Fi)
by Chema de la Peña
One night, after receiving the urgent notification of the decease of a man in a traffic accident, three people get the same call: the chance to finally obtain the long wanted kidney transplant they all have been waiting for.
(Mexico & Spain; Drama; Expected April 2016)
by Mauro Sarser and Marcela Matta
Three couples around their thirties are facing the disjunctive of choosing between fatherhood, professional achievement and sexual freedom.
(Uruguay; Dramatic Comedy; Expected March 2016)
by Sergio Sánchez Suárez
Mexico 1968: students are the public enemy.
Mitch, a wealthy student of Monterrey, hijacks a plane to retrieve Beatrice, who has been kidnapped by the secret police six months ago.
Armed with a gun, which he doesn´t know how to use, and helped by his two friends as allies, Mitch will face the most bloodthirsty General and force him to release the love of his life.
(Mexico, Spain 2016; Dark Comedy)
by Gustavo Moheno
When U2’s Bono decides to cover a song of “Eddie Reynolds and The Iron Angels”, the almost forgotten rock band reunites after being dissolved for over 30 years. The old illusions of fame and fortune re-awaken, as well as old rivalries between the band members. A comedy about friendship, debauchery, second chances and about dreams that can come true… later than expected!
(Mexico 2014; Comedy)
by Yulene Olaizola and Rubén Imaz
“Epitaph” shows the awe-inspiring expedition of Diego de Ordaz ascending towards the great volcano Popocatepetl that turns out to be his mountain of destiny. The conqueror’s mission started as a heroic quest for eternity, but nature is overwhelming and humans appear as minuscule creatures lost in the middle of a sublime grandiosity.
(Mexico 2015; Historical/Adventure)
by Lukas Bossuyt
The brilliant scientist Viktor lives a happy life with Lena, despite a tragic accident that occurred during their youth. When he makes a groundbreaking discovery that can change the course of their lives, he will learn that manipulating the time comes with certain risks. What would you do if you could change the past?
(Belgium & Netherlands 2015; Romance/Drama/Sci-Fi)
by Petri Kotwica
From the Director of “Black Ice” (Berlinale Competition 2008). Starring Laura Birn (“A Walk Among the Tombstones” by Scott Frank, Winner of Berlinale ERP Shooting Star)
Kiia hits something driving on her way the hospital, where she gives birth to a baby. There she meets Hanna, a woman whose husband just arrived to emergency, victim of a hit-and-run. When the truth finally dawns… How to bear the guilt? How to forgive?
(Finland, Ireland 2015; Drama)
by Joost van Ginkel
From the Director of “Sand” (short film selected in Venice Film Festival and winner of several international awards). Starring Magnus Krepper (The Girl Who Played With Fire).
Amsterdam is a mosaic of intertwine destinies. Jenya wanted to be a model, but finds herself in the red light district, forced by Ivica. He is a loving father, although he was a war criminal. Seka follows him out of revenge. Illegal African Yaya is trying to stay away from crime. While the famous conductor, Stig, is neglecting his son under the pressure of the premiere of a famous suite.
(Netherlands 2015; Drama)
by Jorge Valdés-Iga
Gus, a firefighter who escaped out of fear from the collapse of the World Trade Center on 9/11, survived and instantly became a hero. Guilt haunted Gus until a photographer confronts him with a compromising photo forcing him into a journey of self discovery and understanding of what a hero really is.
(USA, Mexico & Hungary, 2015; Drama)
by Martín Tuta
The Director worked on over 70 TV shows in Latin America. “Mirubin” is an avenger punishing pedophiles and making an example of them, no matter who they are. Police, Government and
Journalists are close to his heels, eager to uncover the truth behind the mask. In a ride to determine who is on the right side and who is not.
(Chile 2015; Thriller)
by Jan Prusinovský
Box Office hit in Czech Republic! Kryštof Hádek (Winner of Czech Lion and Berlinale ERP Shooting Star) and Matěj Hádek are leading member of the youngest generation of actors from Czech Republic. Director Jan Prusinovský won Audience Award in Karlovy Vary Film Festival.
Viper, unemployed and lonely, does not know how to escape from the shadow of his junkie and troublemaker brother, Cobra. Until one day he decides to teach him a life lesson he should never forget… A lesson that will change their lives forever.
(Czech Republic, 2015; Drama)
by Nicolas Carreras
Same director from the prequel “The Ways of Wine” (won Fipreci award in Mar del Plata)
Charlie fell from grace as a famous sommelier when he lost his palate. Now his senses are back but not his reputation. Accidently, he finds a way to come back in the first league of wine connoisseurs. Using his friend Lino as the front face of a charade that will question himself. How far he can go to gain his reputation back, without losing the love of his life?
(Italy, France, Spain, USA 2015; Comedy)
by Blaz Zavrsnik
Tilen (18) swears to be faithful forever in the hope that his girlfriend will let him sleep with her. This seemingly harmless oath is followed by a sequence of tragic events. He starts to believe he is under a spell, which could put his life in jeopardy and prevents him from having a relationship with his one true love, Sara.
(Slovenia, 2015; Comedy)
by Luis Zorraquín
Winner of the European Vision Award at Ventana Sur (Work in Progress)
Atilio is a man with traditional believes. He is eager to have a grandson to heritage his Guarani culture. However, life gives him only female descendents. When he finds out his daughter will give birth to the awaited grandson in Buenos Aires, he will go with his teenager granddaughter to a long, unusual, road trip to bring the baby-boy to Paraguay.
(Argentina, Paraguay, 2015; Drama)
by Vera GlagolevaStarring Ralph Fiennes (The Grand Budapest Hotel, Harry Potter, The English Patient) and Sylvie Testud (La Vie en Rose, Lourdes). Based on the Ivan Turgenev’s classic play A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY.
Natalya is married to a land baron. Her feelings for her son’s attractive new tutor will confront her with her own daughter and turn her apparent devoted life into a complex web of unreturned love, guilt, lust and jealousy.
(Russia, France, Latvia 2014; Period Drama)
by Barney ChengFrom Oscar-winning producer of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Eat Drink Man Woman and The Wedding Banquet by Ang Lee. Starring the award-winning actress Ah-Leh Gua (The Wedding Banquet and Eat Drink Man Woman).
Danny and his boyfriend long to have a baby. The complex world of international surrogacy is further complicated by Danny's well-meaning but extremely meddlesome Mother who wants to control every aspect of the process all the way from Taipei.
(Taiwan, USA 2015; Comedy/Drama)
by Carlos Caridad Montero
Miss Venezuela. When obsession for beauty and cosmetic surgery is taken too far.
Perla is obsessed with having a beauty queen in the family and she is willing to do whatever it takes to make her dream come true. Including destroying her own family.
(Venezuela 2014; Dark Comedy)
by Beata Gårdeler
Based on true stories.
The small village community is convinced that the young Jennifer is lying, when she claims to have been raped by classmate Alexander. Evidence and court decisions mean nothing, where grown-up people lay down their own rules and laws to stick with the flock.
(Sweden 2015; Drama/Thriller)
by Marco Polo Constandse
Box Office hit in Mexico! - Third highest-grossing film of all time – Starring Martha Higadera (Street Kings, Amar te duele), Luis Gerardo Méndez (Cantinflas) and Michel Brown (Pasión de Gavilanes – TV)
Ana is about to realize her biggest dream: getting married. Daniela is focused on her career, no time for marriage. When Ana fi nds out her fiancé is cheating on her and Daniela falls in love with her best friend, they discover that the only true path to marriage is love.
(Mexico 2015; Comedy)
by Sergio Castro San Martín
Starring Catalina Saavedra (Best actress award for “The Maid” at Sundance Film Festival)
Ten years have passed since the last time Maria worked as a seasonal worker. This season, she will do this job again. Not knowing that she will face her unresolved past.
(Chile & Argentina 2015; Drama)
by Jean-Paul Cardinaux & Xavier Ruiz
Generational clash, when a hopeless young generation meet an aged population.
Elodie and Marie are two teenagers that face the lack of opportunities offered by the housing crisis. They come up to an extreme solution: empty the apartments unjustly occupied by “the old people” who, at her eyes, are responsible of the current social imbalance. In this journey, they will discover that there are human beings, just as lost and forgotten by society as they are.
(Switzerland 2015; Dark Comedy)
by Alexander Katzowicz
Starring Antonio Birabent (Wild Tango), Angela Molina (That Obscure Object of Desire; The Things of Love) and special appearance of Arturo Ripstein (Director of No One Writes to the Colonel, The Queen of the Night)
Inside the virtual world... A soldier looks for lovers, a teenager searches for porn, women waiting to find the love of their life and the best – or any – lover in the area... Outside the virtual world no one is what they seem.
(Argentina, Mexico & Israel 2015; Dark Comedy/Erotic)
by Luis Urquiza Mondragón
Based on a true story, the scandal related to the priest Marcial Maciel, the Head of “Legion of Christ” (Los Legionarios de Cristo)!
A young seminarian will endure a hard spiritual journey to reach Perfect Obedience. His mentor, captivated by his fragility and innocence, will guide him to complete psychological and physical surrender.
(Mexico 2014; Drama)
by Thomas Korthals Altes
Based on the truth story of the killing of the descendant of Vincent Van Gogh due to criticizing Muslims in his work as filmmaker.
Anger percolates through the crowd when the Dutch filmmaker Theo van Gogh is killed on an Amsterdam street by a man the police described as a Muslim extremist. The anger added a new fuel to a public debate over conservative Islam in Europe's most liberal society. The Secret Service is now awake and the Agent Ellen Maas (Susan Visser) will dive deeply to find out the truth and do the best for the country. Even if these two actions turn out not to be the same.
(Netherlands 2014; Thriller)
by Ken Kwek
Ken Kwek’s previous compilation of shortfilms “Sex.Violence.FamilyValues - three dirrrty stories from the world's cleanest city-“ was banned by the Singapore and Malaysia government in 2012.
Sky has a debt to the mafia and hopes to convince his wife to sell her parent’s flat. Looking for a way out, she rents the flat to an evicted single father, while unintentionally setting into motion a series of unfortunate events.
(Singapore 2014; Thriller, Dark Comedy)
by Anahí Berneri
The director of “A Year Without Love” (Teddy Award in Berlin), “Encarnación”, (Innovation Award in Toronto Film Festival). Starring Leonardo Sbaraglia (Wild Tales).
Manuel (Leonardo Sbaraglia) and Lucia (Celeste Cid) are married for many years. They decide to sell their house and build a new one. They settle temporary in Lucia's mother house but Manuel finds an excuse to flee and take refuge in his parents’ home. Although they don’t admit it, they begin to live separated and distance themselves emotionally while the unspoken rupture begins to affect the one person they both want to protect: their son.
(Argentina 2014; Drama)
by Dave Mc Kean
The director Dave McKean is a celebrated illustrator of graphic novels and concept artist for films such as “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”. He produced the image that launched the Sony PlayStation; and contributed with films like “Blade”, “Alien”, “Resurrection” and “Sleepy Hollow”.
After losing their baby, Grant and Christine visit a friend in his isolated and idyllic seaside house. Over a long weekend, secrets are revealed and the life of the dead child is lived out in a series of fantastical dreams that becomes an opportunity for spiritual healing.
(UK 2014; Fantasy, Drama)
by Robert Chuter
Alex is willing to become a father. Steven, his partner, has to confront his insecurities and fear of change after a lifetime smothered by superficiality. However what could be just an internal crisis became a legal problem when they are unable to adopt. Eager to become parents they decide to turn to the black market, adopting a child from a desperate woman who will threaten to destroy everything they love.
(Australia 2014; Drama/Gay)
by Samuli Valkama
Based on the Anna-Leena Härkönen bestseller, “Ei Kiitos”, published by Otava, the novel now exceeds 110.000 printed exemplars and NO THANK YOU became a Box Office hit in Finland!
Heli’s husband is not in the mood. After many years of marriage a shoulder massage is the highest form of intimacy for him. When subtle hints, nice words and fetching clothes won’t help, Heli turns to increasingly direct action — in vain! Then she meets the attractive Jarno, a stunning young man. Soon she will discover what she wants, and what she doesn’t want in life.
(Finland 2014; Comedy)
by Joel Potrykus
Joel Potrykus won Best Emerging Director and Special Mention for Best First Feature at Locarno 2012 for his film “Ape”. At this year’s Locarno, he won Special Mention from the Independent Juries and Prices for his new feature “Buzzard”.
Marty is a small-time con artist drifting from one scam to the next. When his latest ruse goes awry, mounting paranoia forces him to leave his lousy temp job and hide out in his co-worker's basement. Until eventually he flees to Detroit with nothing but a pocket full of bogus checks, his Power Glove, and a bad temper.
(USA 2014; Dark Comedy, Drama)
by Alfonso Zarauza
Starring Lola Dueñas known for her roles in several Pedro Almodovar’s films and in Alejandro Amenabar’s Oscar-winning “The Sea Inside”. And Luis Tosar known for the Spanish films “Cell 211”, “Sleep Tight” or “Even The Rain”.
Neneta (Lola Dueñas) lives without responsibilities or plans, in a motor-home on the coast of Spain. When her partner 'Wolf' (Luis Tosar) disappears without explanation, she goes back to her hometown. The only job offer she gets is to be a construction-worker. With courage and sense of humor she overcomes the hard work, growing stronger and independent. But 'Wolf' comes back and she must make a difficult decision.
(Spain 2014; Dark Comedy, Drama)
by Chus Gutiérrez
With 200 professional dancers including world champions, choreographies by Blanca Li (choreographer of Beyonce, JP Gaultier and Prada Advertisings, Almodovar’s films, etc) and 3000 extras.
Javier, a shy Spanish doctor, meets Angie, a beautiful Colombian Salsa dancer. Angie is working with her talented young dancers to make an audition to be part of DELIRIO: the most famous salsa show in the world. Javier and Angie will live an impossible romance between two different cultures, full of obstacles and misunderstandings, immersed in the world of salsa dancers in the town where dancing is the goal, the dream and life.
(Colombia & Spain 2014; Musical, Romance, Comedy)
by Dominique Deruddere
Starring Jamie Dornan ( “Fifty Shades of Grey”)
Colin (Jamie Dornan), an ambitious investment banker, will attempt to gain a Sheikh’s trust and business by convincing a Flemish pigeon fancier to sell his champion to him. Colin sets up a scheme but, when he meets the stubborn owner, and his beautiful granddaughter, he will learn that there’s more to life than big business.
(Belgium & UAE 2014; Romance, Drama)
by Jorge Pérez Solano
Starring Gustavo Sanchez Parra (“Amores Perros”, “The Legend of Zorro”, etc.). Best Actor Award for “La Tirisia” in the Guadalajara Film Festival.
Cheba has given birth to another man's son, while her husband was working abroad. Now he is back and she needs to decide what to do with the baby. She has to confront her own desires and what is expected from her in the isolated village where they all live trapped, forgotten and sick with Tirisia, an illnes of the soul.
(Mexico 2014; Drama)
by Jack Zagha Kababie
With soundtrack by the renowned Mexican folk-singer Jose Alfredo Jimenez, including "Yo", "El rey" and "En el último trago"
Three eighty-year-old men embark in a hilarious road trip in order to fulfill the dying wish of a lifelong friend. In spite of the disapproval of their families and the limitations of their advanced age, they find themselves involved in a series of comical misadventures and meet a cast of colorful characters. Their journey alters their sense of self and their place in the world.
(Mexico 2014; Comedy, Road Movie)
by Maximilian Leo
Gregor's life is running as perfectly as he had planned, until his brother disappears. Gregor keeps his brother’s disappearance as a secret. First because he thinks too little of it, then because he starts thinking too much about it.
by Ines Maria Barrionuevo
Cordoba province, Argentina 1987. It is a hot summer day and a long awaited storm is slowly approaching town. Lucia and her sister Elena are alone. They will live an afternoon of initiation. The adult world has vanished; Lucia ane Elena are left to their own desires. A desire that begins and ends in that afternoon with the storm. And nothing will be the same for them.
by Dick Tuinder
It's the hot summer of 1972. On the 9th floor of a tower block in a small town, the sixties finally kick in: a new resident, an artist moves in. Duch’s dad moves in with her. Soon everything will change for this 12 year old boy. Meanwhile he focuses on his passions: the manned missions to the moon and his beautiful, Valium addicted neighbor. Inevitably, their lives will collide and none will ever be the same.
by Alessandro Lunardelli
Davide and Loris are brothers and live in a very small village in the north of Italy. While Davide is eighteen years old and gay, Loris is almost thirty and don’t know anything about his brother’s sexuality. Loris and Davide go to Barcelona to watch the match of “Inter”. In Spain, Davide falls in love with Andy, an Ecology Activist from Chile. Andy invites Davide to go with him to Santiago and the boy follows him. Far from the provincialism of his city, things don’t go as Davide imagined…
by Miguel Ferrari
Diego is a guy like any other one. He has a regular family and his friends don’t have anything special. But there is something that makes him different. He has a heterosexual son. One father, one son. Both of them will need to fix their differences. Everything depends on how you look at it.
Montreal World Film Festival (International Premiere), Hamburg Lesbisch Schwule Filmtage (GLOBOLA AWARD)
by Séverine Cornamusaz
Thirteen-year-old Achille waits full of hope for his father to be released from prison. A father whom he has never known and whom he has always imagined in his fantasy. His dream of a life as a real family is put to the test by his mother who is tired of waiting and by his inadequate father who has lost all sense of responsibility after so many years in jail.
by Jan Verheyen
When his wife’s murderer is released due to a procedural error, Luc Segers will do everything in his power to stop it from happening. He is going to take justice into his own hands and will then compete with the constitutional state which let him down.
Montreal World Film Festival (World Premiere)
by Menno Meyjes (The Netherlands 2013; Psycological Drama/ Thriller)
They did something terrible that can ruin their future.But who knows what?
Toronto International Film Festival (World Premiere)
by Stijn Coninx
The amazing story based on the childhood memories of the Italian-Belgian singer, Rocco Granata, trying to play music and win the girl of his dreams within a small, early multi-cultural community of miner-families.
by Julia von Heinz
Hanna goes to Israelto push her career by working with disabled people. Itay, the israeli social worker picks on her with Holocaust jokes and cynical comments on German history, whilst obviously flirting with her. She initially reacts with rejection, but after a while she becomes interested in her family's history, and also in Italy…
by Bettina Blümner
Sascha has two dreams: to write a novel about her mother and to take revenge on her stepfather who brutally murdered her. When she meets the newspaper editor Volker and his son, a subtle love triangle enrols which helps Sascha to find her personal way of growing up.
by Nejc Gazvoda
Iben is on vacation and when she meets Tina, they take a midnight drive around the city of Ljubljana. An unexpected and intense attraction grows between the women, but the mysterious and beautiful Iben is hiding a secret…
by Bety Reis & Luigi Acquisto
Sixteen years after Beatriz’s husband disappears during a brutal massacre by occupying Indonesian forces she is troubled by his mysterious return: is he the young man she’d lost or is he an impostor?
by Víctor Arregu
Elena comes back to Ecuador to take care of her ill father. She gets involved in the fight for water access in an indigenous community and discovers the truth behind his father’s business and dark secrets of her family.
by Ingo J. Biermann
Eleni is abruptly left alone by her girlfriend during a trip to Norway. In order to find her lost love, she will embark on a journey far beyond the Arctic Circle.
by Benjamin D Johns
A young half Gypsy, sits on the fence between both Gypsy world and the Gorgi, a non Gypsy world. He lives in a no-man’s land between the two societies. Both worlds encroach and threaten him when he becomes involved in a doomed robbery…
by Marco Berger
Eugenio offers his childhood friend Martin a work for the summer. With a game of power and desire a relationship starts to grow that goes beyond their friendship.
BAFICI ("Argentinian Competition")
by Antonio Hens
Two Cuban boys on the edge of marginality fight to lead a life together in the hard world of Cuban slums. In an island where baseball was the king, soccer seems to be the only way to escape …
by Teddy Soeriaatmadja
A taxi driver is addicted to pornography and finds hope when he falls in love with his prostitute neighbour.
By Zaza Rusadze
Dmitrij's monotonous days drag on, between working in the courthouse and his solitary rock-climbing excursions. In his endeavours to escape the stifling conformity of a small provincial town, Dmitrij gradually begins to integrate his newly met friend Andrej in his fantasy world. Then Andrej vanishes and is accused for murder.
World Premiere at Berlin's Panorama Section!
by David Verbeek
Looking after her blind mother and falling in love with a former scientist, Liling's attraction towards the inexplicable increases and little by little she is drawn into a mystery...
World Premiere in Rotterdam (Nominated for The Big Screen Award)!
by Diederik Ebbinge
One day, the tramp Leo wanders into the life of lonely Fred and turns his well organized life upside down. With Leo’s "special" talent help, Fred starts to set out into the big, wide world. Will he fulfil his dream?
Winner of the "Audience Award" in Rotterdam!
by Antoinette Beumer
Twin sisters Sofie and Daan (33) embark on a road trip with their biological, ill and so far unknown mother that alters their assumptions about everything that they once believed to be true....
Starring Academy Award winner Holly Hunter (THE PIANO). World Premiere in Toronto!
by Jonas d’Adesky
When the earthquake of Port-au-Prince destroys the city, three kids have to build up a new life for themselves in the ruins of the Caribbean town...
World Premiere in Toronto!
by Dev Shanmugam
Having left his family, his gang and his friends behind to exit a world of violence, ex-gang member Arun is now on the verge of being sucked back into it.
Starring San Shella (PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN 2, THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN) and Oliver Cotton (THE DARK KNIGHT RISES, BEOWULF)
by Miguel Ángel Jiménez
Through the eternal winter in Siberia and the summer in Kazakhstan a love-story between a beautiful whore and a serene sailor begins...
World Premiere in San Sebastian (In Competition)!
by Pere Vilà Barceló
Old and lonely Ètienne is refusing to leave his messy apartment because of his strong believe that the souls of his dead wife and daughter are still in its walls.
Karlovy Vary (In Competition), Montreal
by Darezhan Omyrbaev
A student of Philosophy decides to kill a man and has to learn the influence of conscience and to take responsability for his actions. Based on Dostoevsky’s “Crime And Punishment”.
Cannes Film Festival (Official Selection "Un Certain Regard"), Moscow, Toronto etc.
by Jacco Groen
Lilet is viciously resisting arrest for streetwalking. She is an angry, bitter young girl, hardened by misery and poverty. But if she wants to, she can look innocent and angelic. Based on a true story!
World Premiere in Warsaw (In Competition)!
by Fien Troch
Kid, a little boy of seven, lives with his mother and his slightly older brother Billy on a farm outside a small town. Then fate strikes and their mother is murdered. Kid misses his mother more than ever...
by Bryn Higgins
Two teenage twins fall under the spell of a charismatic man, who is offering love on one condition: the boy becomes his sister.
Slamdance, Frameline San Francisco LGBT, Edinburgh, Munich a.o.
by Sacha Polak
Hemel is fighting a guerrilla war with every man in town, looking for the difference between sex and love
Berlin (FIPRESCI FILM AWARD), New Directors/New Films, BAFICI (In Competition), CPHPIX (In Competition), Seattle, Sydney, Karlovy Vary, Galway a.o.
by Deanne Foley
When a sweet but headstrong teenage girl is prevented from wrestling by her father, a fomer pro, she runs away to train with his one time rival.
Starring Marthe Bernard (REPUBLIC OF DOYLE), Robb Wells (TRAILER PARK BOYS) & Tony Nappo (SAW II, FOUR BROTHERS)
by Sören Voigt
Thomas' holidays in Spain takes a turn when a boat with African refugees runs ashore...
by Leon Serment
Eva, left for a younger woman, dreams of revenge on her husband. Karma gives her the chance to...
Starring Blanca Guerra, José Alonso & Rocío Verdejo
by Chi Yuarn Lee
Three young girls fall in love, feel hurt, forgive and have experiences which decide their future.
Mannheim-Heidelberg (Special Mention Award), Tokyo (In Competition), Taipei (In Competition), Rotterdam Hong Kong GLBT, Torino GLBT a.o.
by Tina von Traben
The struggle of Patty's family's little "Imbiss" versus uncle Walther's chain of fastfood restaurants, fighting to guard the secret her family inherited: the best ever German sausage sauce!