*Berlinale Spotlight World Cinema Fund*

/*Berlinale Spotlight World Cinema Fund*

Rojo

2019-05-03T15:47:18+00:00

“In the mid-1970s a stranger arrives in a quiet provincial town. At a restaurant, for no apparent reason he starts to assault Claudio, a well-known lawyer. The community supports the lawyer and the stranger is humiliated and gets thrown out. Later, on the way home, Claudio and his wife Susana are intercepted by the stranger, [...]

aKasha – The Roundup

2019-05-03T15:52:03+00:00

“An offbeat Sudanese love story set in a time of civil war. Adnan is a Sudanese war hero whose love for his AK-47 are rivalled only by his feelings for Lina, his long-suffering sweetheart. When Adnan is late to return to his military unit after leave, the army commander launches a “kasha” to round up [...]

Still Recording

2019-05-03T15:53:07+00:00

“Saeed is a young cinephile trying to teach film rules to other young people in Eastern Ghouta, Syria, but the reality they face is too harsh to respect any rules. Saeed’s friend, Milad, is on the other side of the fence; in Damascus, a city under the control of the Assad regime, finishing his studies [...]

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

2019-05-03T15:55:18+00:00

“Boonmee is suffering from kidney disease, and as he goes briskly about his everyday business, accompanied by his sister-in-law, Jen (Jenjira Pongpas), and the young men he has hired as caretakers, it becomes clear that he is saying goodbye. His present life is shadowed by regrets, only some of which are alluded to, like his [...]