Les Misérables and Are You Glad I'm Here?
Alice And The Mayor (Alice et le Maire)
(Country: France; Year: 2019; Director: Nicolas Pariser; Writer: Nicolas Pariser; Stars: Fabrice Luchini, Anaïs Demoustier, Nora Hamzawi, Léonie Simaga, Antoine Reinartz, Maud Wyler, Alexandre Steiger, Pascal Rénéric, Thomas Rortais, Thomas Chabrol, Gwenaëlle Simon, Sébastien Autret, Fabrice Luchini, Anaïs Demoustier, Nora Hamzawi)
The mayor of Lyon, Paul Théraneau, is in a delicate position. After 30 years in politics, he is running out of ideas... his solution is to hire a new employee, who has very different ideas to his own.
Are You Glad I'm Here?
(Country: Lebanon; Year: 2018; Director: Noor Gharzeddine; Writer: Samuel Cyrenius Anderson; Stars: Tess Elliot, Marwa Khalil, Nadim Deaibes)
A millennial American woman befriends a Lebanese housewife and disrupts her ordered life. One night they become accidental partners-in-crime.
(Country: Italy; Year: 2019; Director: Federico Bondi; Stars: Stefania Casini, Antonio Piovanelli, Carolina Raspanti, Stefania Casini, Antonio Piovanelli, Carolina Raspanti)
Dafne is a self-aware and bright young woman with Down syndrome. When her mother dies, she has to attend to her father too, on top of attempting to process her own grief.
(Country: Egypt; Year: 2018; Director: Marwan Hamed; Writer: Ahmed Mourad; Stars: Asser Yassin, Menna Shalabi, Maged El Kedwany, Mohamed Mamdouh, Eyad Nassar, Ahmed Kamal, Adel Karam, Sabreen, Sherine Reda, Passant Shawky, Ezzat El Alaili, Mahmoud El-Bezzawy, Rosaline Elbay, Tara Emad, Bayyumi Fuad)
A man who works part-time in a pharmacy to overcome his financial situation finds out his father was killed and decides to seek revenge.
(Country: Libya; Year: 2018; Director: Naziha Arebi)
Documentary spanning six years in the life of Libya’s nascent women’s football scene.
Freedom Fields and Zero Impunity
Head Above Water (Marche ou crève)
(Country: France; Year: 2018; Director: Tatiana Margaux Bonhomme; Stars: Diane Rouxel, Jeanne Cohendy, Cédric Kahn, Pablo Pauly, Clémentine Allain, Yoli Fuller, Chiara Mastroianni)
Teenager Elisa is stranded living at her parents’ house after the sudden departure of her mother, a move that leaves Elisa and her father to take care of Elisa’s older sister, Manon, who has mental and physical disabilities.
The Healer (Mbarkaa)
(Country: Morocco; Year: 2018; Director: Mohamed Zineddaine; Stars: Ahmed Moustafid, Fatima Atif, Mehdi Laarroubi, Hanane Elkabani, Nosrine
The fate of a teenager, his midwife mum and a pickpocket become entwined.
The Innocence (La Inocencia)
(Country: Spain; Year: 2019; Director: Lucía Alemany; Writer: Lucía Alemany, Laia Soler; Stars: Sergi López, Laia Marull, Sonia Almarcha, Joel Bosqued, Carmen Arrufat, Carmen Arrufat, Sergi López, Laia Marull, Sonia Almarcha, Joel Bosqued, Carmen Arrufat, Carmen Arrufat)
A teenager finds her dreams of being a circuit artist threatened over the course of a summer.
(Country: Portugal; Year: 2018; Director: Margarida Gil; Writer: Rita Benis, Margarida Gil; Stars: Maria de Medeiros, Pedro Cabrita Reis, Catarina Wallenstein, Nuno Lopes, Dinis Gomes, Marcello Urgeghe, Augusto Amado, Cassiano Carneiro, José Nascimento, Maria de Medeiros, Pedro Cabrita Reis, Catarina Wallenstein, Nuno Lopes, Dinis Gomes, Marcello Urgeghe)
A woman embarks on a boat where she relives the memory of the Portuguese maritime saga.
Matar Al Rey
(Country: Spain; Year: 2016; Director: Vicent Monsonís; Writer: Chema Cardeña; Stars: Chema Cardeña, Juan Carlos Garés, Rosa López, Iria Márquez, Jaime Vicedo, Chema Cardeña, Juan Carlos Garés, Rosa López, Iria Márquez, Jaime Vicedo)
King Henry IV has died. The interests of several characters, intrigues, conspiracies and the mysterious life of the monarch make it difficult to find out the truth about his death.
Dafne and Head Above Water
(Country: France; Year: 2019; Director: Ladj Ly; Writer: Ladj Ly, Giordano Gederlini, Alexis Menenti; Stars: Damien Bonnard, Alexis Manenti, Djibril Zonga)
A man joins an anti-crime brigade and rapidly discovers the tensions between the various neighbourhood groups.
(Country: Palestine, US, Qatar; Year: 2018; Director: Bassam Jarbawi; Writer: Bassam Jarbawi; Stars: Ziad Bakri, Areen Omari, Jameel Khoury, Yasmine Qaddumi, Mariam Basha, Amir Khoury, Ziad Bakri, Areen Omari, Jameel Khoury, Yasmine Qaddumi, Mariam Basha, Amir Khoury)
After fifteen years of imprisonment, Ziad struggles to adjust to modern Palestinian life as the hero everyone hails him to be.
The Truth (La Verite)
(Country: France, Japan; Year: 2019; Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda; Writer: Hirokazu Kore-eda, Léa Le Dimna; Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Juliette Binoche, Ethan Hawke, Ludivine Sagnier, Roger Van Hool, Catherine Deneuve, Juliette Binoche, Ethan Hawke, Ludivine Sagnier, Roger Van Hool)
A reunion between a French cinema star and her daughter descends into confrontation.
Una Dona Amb Unes Ales Tremendes
(Country: Spain; Year: 2019; Director: Pedro Pérez Rosado; Writer: Lilian Rosado González; Stars: Victoria Salvador, Juli Mira, Eva Lezcano, Paco Alegre)
Since they met, Rosa and Honori decided to never leave each other’s side. Thirty years later, Rosa is accused of killing him.
(Country: Luxembourg, France; Year: 2019; Director: Nicolas Blies, Stéphane Hueber-Blies, Denis Lambert)
Hybrid documentary exploring the use of rape and sexual violence in global conflict.