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Genesis

2019-05-02T10:34:56+00:00

“Noée Abita and Theodore Pellerin play half-siblings wrestling with their first loves in this accomplished feature from French-Canadian director Philippe Lesage (The Demons). When you first fall in love, everything else around you seems to melt away and pretty much nothing or no one else seems to exist. In the French-Canadian film Genesis, about adolescent [...]

Ray & Liz

2019-05-02T17:26:08+00:00

“On the outskirts of Birmingham and the margins of society, the Billingham family perform extreme rituals and break cultural taboos as they muddle through a life decided by factors beyond their control. Turner Prize-nominated and Deutsche Börse Prize-winning artist Richard Billingham returns to the striking photographs of his family during Thatcher-era Britain. The film is [...]

Wintermärchen

2019-05-03T15:42:04+00:00

„A Winter’s Tale chronicles the story of Becky, Tommi and Maik, a three-headed rightwing terror cell, which lives underground and dreams of nationwide attention. Entangled in a complex relationship of love, hate and friendship, their path of destruction leads to a series of violent crimes. Their ostensible values like honor, pride and loyalty increasingly suffer [...]

A Skin so Soft

2018-08-16T15:27:42+00:00

“Smooth, bulging, oiled, tatted, exposed: Denis Côté’s humane fascination with six bodybuilders tosses aside grandstanding and focuses on the odd duality of man and muscle. (…) True to his admirably eclectic approach, the maverick director weaves together portraits of six bodybuilders that push to the margins personal details and grand statements about the sport. More [...]

Hema Hema: Sing me a song while I wait

2018-08-16T16:31:36+00:00

“As the world’s only Buddhist lama who also makes movies that screen at major international festivals and have received commercial releases, Khyentse Norbu is quite the operator. Under his Buddhist name Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, he conducts sessions in India and his native Bhutan and, as he is thought to be the incarnation of 19th-century Buddhist [...]