Lost Soulz and 20,000 Species Of Bees
20,000 Species Of Bees (20.000 especies de abejas)
(Country: Spain; Year: 2023; Director: Estibaliz Urresola Solaguren; Writer: Estibaliz Urresola Solaguren; Stars: Sofía Otero, Patricia López Arnaiz, Ane Gabarain, Itziar Lazkano, Sara Cózar)
An eight-year-old explores her identity over a summer in the Basque country.
(Country: Turkey; Director: Nehir Tuna; Writer: Nehir Tuna; Stars: Doga Karakas, Can Bartu Aslan, Ozan Çelik, Tansu Biçer, Didem Ellialti, Orhan Güner, Isilti Su Alyanak, Fatih Berk Sahin, Ozan Bilen, Emrullah Erbay, Nazli Benan Özkaya, Erdi Kökerer, Miraç Kaya, Ercan Erdil, Tolga T. Talay)
A boy finds things tough after he is sent to an all-boys religious school.
(Country: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, France, Norway, Qatar; Year: 2023; Director: Una Gunjak; Stars: Asja Zara Lagumdzija, Maja Izetbegovic, Nadja Spaho, Mediha Musliovic, Izudin Bajrovic, Muhamed Hadzovic, Vedran Tuce)
A teenager seeking validation reveals she had sex for the first time during a game of 'truth or dare' among middle schoolers. Trapped in her own lie, she invents a pregnancy making things worse.
(Country: UK, Luxembourg, France; Year: 2023; Director: Neil Boyle, Kirk Hendry; Writer: Frank Cottrell Boyce, based on the book by Michael Morpurgo; Stars: Cillian Murphy, Sally Hawkins, Ken Watanabe, Raffey Cassidy, Aaron MacGregor)
Young Michael and his family leave home to travel the world by boat. During a storm, he is thrown overboard and washed up on an island where he must adapt to life alone.
(Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Katherine Propper; Writer: Katherine Propper; Stars: Sauve Sidle, Syanda Stillwell, Micro TDH, Krystall Poppin, Alexander Brackney, Malachi Mabson)
A young rapper leaves behind his surrogate family and sets out on an expedition across Texas, contemplating new and old friendships.
The Path of Excellence (La Voie Royale)
(Country: France, Switzerland; Year: 2023; Director: Frédéric Mermoud; Writer: Anton Likiernik, Frédéric Mermoud, Salvatore Lista; Stars: Suzanne Jouannet, Marie Colomb, Maud Wyler, Cyril Metzger, Marilyne Canto)
Sophie is a brilliant student. Encouraged by her maths teacher, she leaves the family farm to attend a science preparatory class and soon realises it presents more than rivalry but a true challenge of social climbing.