In modern Beirut, an insult blown out of proportions finds Toni, a Lebanese Christian, and Yasser, a Palestinian refugee, in court. From secret wounds to traumatic revelations, the media circus surrounding the case puts Lebanon through a social explosion, forcing Toni and Yasser to reconsider their lives and prejudices….
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Anne is investigating the life of her grand-aunt Olivia, who was shrouded in scandal, leading to the 20s, when Olivia married a colonial civil servant and went to live in India. Olivia became fascinated by India and by the local ruler. This fascination is risky: the region is ransacked…
A family drama centered on Beau, his beloved niece Bailey and the hardworking men who risk their lives to work “on the line”. Haunted by the electrocution death of his brother, Beau is devoted to seeing Bailey off to college, but she has other plans, which include a strapping…
A director of an international aid agency in Africa meets a relief aid doctor amidst a political/social revolution, and together face tough choices surrounding humanitarianism and life through civil unrest.
Director: Sean Penn …
Set in 1930s Ukraine, as Stalin advances the ambitions of communists in the Kremlin, young artist Yuri battles to save his lover Natalka from the devastating famines facing their homeland.
Director: George Mendeluk …
Two male English schoolmates fall in love at Cambridge. To regain his place in society, Clive gives up his forbidden love, Maurice, and marries. While staying with
Clive and his shallow wife, Anne, Maurice finally finds love in the arms of Alec, the gamekeeper. A story of coming to terms…
A 59 year old carpenter recovering from a heart attack, befriends a single mom and her two kids as they navigate their way through the kafkaesque impersonal benefits system. With equal amounts of humor, warmth and despair. Heartfelt and emotional until the end.
The story of a long-lost book that mysteriously reappears and connects an old man searching for his son with a girl seeking a cure for her mother’s loneliness.
Director: Radu Mihaileanu …
A bitter old hermit known around town as ‘Captain Crazy’ reluctantly agrees to help a young orphan avoid the local bullies so long as he agrees to help him finish his half-built boat. The two gradually forge an unlikely bond, and the boat becomes their one chance to escape…
Based on a true story, the impossible love between a prison director and one of its female inmates.
Rights: Worldwide, excluding France, US
Director: Pierre Godeau
Starring: Adèle Exarchopoulos, Guillaume…