Věra Chytilová made her professional film debut with this 1962 fictional documentary set in the women’s boarding house of a textile factory, and told through the eyes of new apprentice Eva Gálová.
Excerpts from a Beijing University student diary during China's Cultural Revolution. As Lin Biao said: "We must firmly implement the Chairman Mao Zedong's instructions, whether we understand them or not".
Mosquitos, freezing cold, mysterious taiga. Inhospitable places where thousands of prisoners have suffered. To document abandoned Gulags in Siberia, you have to walk miles in their shoes...
After 39 years spent in dependence and isolation, Nunu decides to leave her traditional family in Svaneti and moves to the capital. She tries to learn how to be herself: as a person with disability, Nunu struggles to find her identity as a woman and as a professional.
A fantasmatic immersion in the heart of Marseille's industrial port - a world apart, now about to disappear...
The filmmaker immersed himself into this film as he approaches the complexity of textual manipulation and the impossibility of communication. Does everything become useless when one transcends boundaries inside the mind?
On January 7th 2012, the orthodox Christmas holiday, an Odessian student in order to quietly meditate headed to a wide-stretched maze of former mining tunnels – the so-called catacombs. He knew the place well and planned to stay in there for one night. He has disappeared without trace since.
Jean is a fireman whose girl friend Albertine died of a horse accident shortly after having left him. He suffers a great pain because he had serious hopes of her coming back home...
With no adults around there is an illusion one can do what one wants. André improvises his life like in a rap music, searching for a path that will allow him more freedom, escaping from what's familiar and close to him, but he’ll never manage to escape from himself.
While on vacation, a man takes an excursion to an unfamiliar neighbouring country. There, in the alpine confinement, he finds an ideal echo for the rage he had brought with him: rage towards the mountains, civilisation and mentality. At times, a sense of glee even surfaces with this unbridled rage. He needs these forays into the mountains. He uses his anger to get to the bottom of his discomfort.
American Dreamer is the portrait of one young man searching for his way and his identity in a country that also seems to be suffering from the confusion of an identity crisis due in large part to the trauma of 9/11...
My sister Pei-ling went through with an unexpected pregnancy. The child was nicknamed Angoo. In three years, Pei-ling broke up with the child's father, met a new boyfriend, left Angoo in my parents’ care to move in with her boyfriend...
A 70-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman share a candid and twisted relationship with a deadline. Trapped in one room, Antonio and Catarina are negotiating the terms of their relationship.
They don’t care for sex and often do not even want a romantic relationship. In spite of their differences, they want to lead fulfilling lives...
After the 2014 coup d’état in Thailand, 400 citizens associated with political activism were summoned by the Junta, and many more were accused. Writer-activist Wat Wanlayangkool was among those summoned, but he decided not to report himself but fly away from the country.
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