Because Of My Body
(Country: Italy; Year: 2020; Director: Francesco Cannava; Writer: Francesco Cannavà, Andrea Paolo Massara)
Because of a serious motor disability, Claudia cannot move without being helped by her mother. At the age of 20 she is still a virgin and wonders what sexual pleasure could possibly be like. But one day Marco, a Love Giver, comes into her life. Marco has just attended the first course to help disabled people to discover their own bodies and sexuality, an unprecedented event, on the margins of legality.
(Country: Sweden; Year: 2020; Director: Jerzy Sladkowski)
A lovesick misfit, a mysterious beauty, a retired civil servant, a randy fortuneteller and a doubtful young couple meet in late summer on a Russian river cruise on Volga.
Caught In The Net
(Country: Czech Republic; Year: 2020; Director: Barbora Chalupová, Vít Klusák; Writer: Barbora Chalupová, Vít Klusák; Stars: Sabina Dlouhá, Anezka Pithartová, Tereza Tezká, Sabina Dlouhá, Anezka Pithartová, Tereza Tezká)
Joined on the soundstage by psychological and legal experts, the film crew unpacks the manipulative tactics that these child predators employ online, and illustrates how quickly such interactions often escalate to threats and blackmail.
(Country: Austria; Year: 2020; Director: Daniel Hoesl, Julia Niemann)
Observational documentary of the capitalist meeting point.
The Foundation Pit (Kotlovan)
(Country: Russia; Year: 2020; Director: Andrei Gryazev; Writer: Andrei Gryazev)
A found footage film compiled from countless YouTube videos in which the people of Russia make a direct appeal to President Putin.
(Country: Romania; Year: 2020; Director: Andrei Dascalescu; Writer: Roberto Blatt, Andrei Dascalescu; Stars: Iulia-Paula Niculescu, Constantin Dascalescu, Ana Sofia Dascalescu, Iulia-Paula Niculescu, Constantin Dascalescu, Ana Sofia Dascalescu)
The filmmaker, Andrei, and his girlfriend, Paula, face the news of becoming parents. While the future mother is struggling, the soon-to-be father must come to terms with his own, long-lost father, now a monk on Mount Athos.
(Country: France; Year: 2020; Director: Alexandra Pianelli)
The filmmaker goes to help her mother, a newspaper saleswoman, in a kiosk located in a wealthy area of Paris.
The Last Ice
(Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Scott Ressler)
As the sea ice between Canada and Greenland melts, the outside world sees unprecedented opportunity. Oil and gas deposits, faster shipping routes, tourism and fishing all provide financial incentive to exploit the newly opened waters. But for more than 100,000 Inuit who live in the Arctic, on and around the frozen ocean, an entire way of life is at stake.
The Monopoly of Violence (Un pays qui se tient sage)
(Country: France; Year: 2020; Director: David Dufresne)
Documentary about police violence in contemporary France.
The Truffle Hunters
(Country: Italy, US, Greece; Year: 2020; Director: Michael Dweck, Gregory Kershaw)
In the secret forests of northern Italy, a dwindling group of joyful old men and their faithful dogs search for the world’s most expensive ingredient, the white Alba truffle. Their stories form a real-life fairy tale that celebrates human passion in a fragile land that seems forgotten in time.