Description: After the death of her parents, a traditional and conservative young woman, Iman, has to take care of her younger sister, Noha. When her sibling is faced with a marriage proposal, Iman has to ask her uncles to meet the groom and his family, as customs in Arab societies require the presence of a boy from the bride’s side for the marriage agreement. But Iman decides to disregard the tradition.
Description: Cora is a 19-year-old girl who has recently returned home for a gap year. Her father is the mayor of Bucco, a city whose livelihood depends on the tourism of Christians who trust in the apparitions of the Virgin Mary. While busy organizing the celebration of the Virgin of Bucco, an annual happening that attracts numerous pilgrims, Cora notices a mysterious boy whose presence will slowly rupture the tranquility of the city and her nascent adulthood.
Description: The Suharto regime has been holding power in Indonesia for over 30 years, shutting down democracy time and time again. Highly critical of the regime and unafraid to speak his mind, Wiji Thukul is a poet whose words are often yelled proudly by the crowd during political protests. When riots break out in Jakarta in 1996, he and a several another activists are accused to be responsible. Forced to flee, Wiji escapes to Pontianak in Borneo where he hides for eight months, sometimes living with finished strangers. There, he has to change his identity few times, but continues to write poetry and short stories under a pen name. In the meantime, in Solo, central Java, his wife, Sipon, lives with their two kids under constant surveillance. In May 1998, Wiji Thukul is declared missing, a month before Suharto is deposed by his own people.
Description: A mother and her son plan a surprise visit to Los Angeles to see her husband/his father. Halfway there they receive into a poor accident in the middle of nowhere and actually gotta war to survive.
Description: Tairo, a young lion-tamer, is unhappy. Losing his lucky charm gives him a reason to set off for a adventure across Italy in find of Arthur Robin, a former Mister Universe, who gave him the charm a long time ago.
Description: Pepe, a 68-year-old impersonator of a Filipino rock legend, lives alone on the borders of reality, imagination and mysticism. One day, he is finally given the possibility to launch for the rock legend’s concert but he gotta do something neither of them has done before – write a love song.
Description: The most anticipated night for all, where a boxing winner wars for his title. A girl tries to commit suicide and a fugitive tries to search a method out. Together by possibility and united by their circumstances while the war is held, they struggle to cling on to life despite having lost everything.
Description: Two gay fathers of a straight country western singers, all living in a rural community and testing melody together. Jimmy Poole gets out of prison and kicks his step-son Tag out of the family's band.
Description: In Torino, a bittersweet crowd is bringing its own belongings to a pawn shop, waiting for a ransom or the final auction. Between the thousands of faces that say the human inventory of the crisis, three stories intertwine unconsciously in the thin line of moral debt. Sandra, a young trans, in order to escape her past sells her fur coat. Her gaze will cross Stefano’s, a novice who just started working at the bank, and who drags her towards a tender obsession. Michele, a retired porter, asks for a loan to a family member, who will turn out to be fatally the wrong person to ask a favour from.
Description: Daisy and Viola are siamese twin sisters on the verge of turning 18 living in the suburbs of Naples. They are blessed with pretty voices and thanks to their performances at weddings, communions and baptisms, they receive the livelihood for the entire family. Kept isolated from the rest of the globe by their own father who just exploits them in order to create money, their life turns upside-down when one of them falls in love for the first time and they explore that they can be separated.
Description: Elle Marja, 14, is a reindeer-breeding Sami girl. Exposed to the racism of the 1930s and phrenological examinations at her boarding school, she begins dreaming of other life. To achieve this another life she has to become someone else and break all ties with her family and culture.
Description: Two sisters are trying to decide which classes to take next semester. When one wants to take home economics, the another is stunned. Why could anyone need to study home economics?
Description: Marijana's life revolves around her family, whether she likes it or not. They live on top of one other in a small apartment, driving one other crazy. Then her controlling father has a stroke and is left fully bedridden, and Marijana takes his zone as head of the clan. Soon, she is working two jobs to hold everything afloat, while her mother and disabled brother do their greatest to scupper the ship. Driven to the edge, Marijana finds comfort in seedy sex with random strangers; and this taste of freedom leaves her wanting more. But actually that she has finally found freedom, what's she meant to do with it?
Description: Based on real happenings an epic storyline of one man's struggle for survival. Jussi Ketola, returns to Finland from the nice depression struck America only to face growing political unrest. One summer night of 1930, nationalist thugs violently abduct Ketola from his home. Beaten and forced to walk the Eternal Street towards a foreign Soviet Russia, where cruelty seems to know no end, his only dream is to return to his family cost it what it may. Hope dies last.
Description: The death and burial of the patriarch of a Vega Baja family provokes the reunion of all his sons and wives, who have been estranged for six years. They all gather for his funeral with ulterior purposes, but attend the meeting amidst a hurricane alert for Puerto Rico.
Description: A young girl who moves to Paris and has a brush with disaster. The grown-up at last, an accomplished woman, who thought she was secure from her own past. Gradually, these characters come together to form a single heroine.
Description: In an ex-alumni meeting, five mates meet and acknowledge their regret that they have not been able to receive out of life what they everytime proposed. An approach to freedom and solidarity among all girls despite men.
Description: After spending the last 30 years in prison, Horacia is instantly released when someone else confessed to the crime. Still overwhelmed by her fresh freedom, she comes to the painful realization that her aristocratic former lover had set her up. As kidnappings targeting the wealthy start to proliferate, Horacia sees the occasion to plot her revenge.
Description: Normandy, 1819. Jeanne is a young girl full of childish dreams and innocence when she returns home after finishing her schooling in a convent. She marries a local Viscount, Julien de Lamare, who later reveals himself to be a miserly and unfaithful man. Tiny by tiny Jeanne’s illusions are stripped away.
Description: The historical drama set during the Second Globe Fight centres on three folks whose paths cross: a Russian aristocratic emigrant and member of the French resistance, a French collaborator and a high-ranking German SS officer.
Description: A movie based around the life of a Muslim woman, Rukhia Begum, set in the coastal regions of Dakshina Kannada. She gets married to an Arab businessman who soon deserts her. The storyline essays Rukhia Begum's struggles to protect her daughter.
Description: Firebrand Democratic Unionist Party leader Ian Paisley and Sinn Fein politician Martin McGuinness, two implacable opponents in Northern Ireland, are forced to take a short adventure together in which they will take the largest leap of faith and change the course of history.
Description: Nickname Cannon directs and stars in this high-energy musical about a young boy from Brooklyn who gets caught up in the vibrant Kingston melody stage during a visit to Jamaica.
Description: What does it take to become one of Hollywood’s most sought-after leading ladies? Australian-born Margot Robbie has an idea: for starters, a studied beauty routine so precise it borders on psychopathic. See the 25-year-old discuss the importance of being born with a six-pack and the beautifying powers of placenta cream in this American Psycho–spoofing original short directed by Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost.
Description: An aging engineer pursues a scheme to build a flying machine at the expense of his family's health. When his daughter falls ill, he enters a flying tournament to victory cash for her treatment, even though his design is dangerously untested.
Description: Ever since she was a tiny girl, Iris has wanted to be a filmmaker. For the last five years though, she's been trapped working in reality television, directing episodes for a series that's barely able to compete with Ghost Hunters. Iris sees her large possibility to prove herself when gets sent on assignment to her hometown of Black Falls, a tiny city harboring an abandoned insane asylum that has a dark history of excessive shock therapy. Filming inside the asylum brings back childhood memories for Iris, memories of sneaking into the asylum with her mates to shoot homemade horror movies. Tiny does Iris know, her life is about to imitate her art.
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