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Everything That Is Forgotten In An Instant (Todo lo que se olvida en un instante) (Country: Argentina; Year: 2019; Director: Richard Shpuntoff)Screening in autumn 2020
A bilingual documentary essay about the construction and illusions of American identity from an intimate, biographical and anecdotal perspective.
Frem (Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia; Year: 2019; Director: Viera Cákanyová; Writer: Viera Cákanyová; Stars: Martin Kovacík, Martin Kovacík)Screening in autumn 2020
A reaction to the wave of post-humanist thinking caused by the development of technology and artificial intelligence and the climate crisis.
Karabash (Country: Russia; Year: 2019; Director: Ilya Komarov)
Portrait of life in a city often branded "one of the most polluted" on Earth.
The Metamorphosis Of Birds (A metamorfose dos pássaros) (Country: Portugal; Year: 2020; Director: Catarina Vasconcelos; Writer: Catarina Vasconcelos; Stars: Manuel Rosa, João Móra, Ana Vasconcelos, Henrique Vasconcelos, Inês Campos, Catarina Vasconcelos, José Manuel Mendes, João Pedro Mamede, Cláudia Varejão, Luísa Ministro, José Maria Rosa, João Vasconcelos, Nuno Vasconcelos)
Beatriz and Henrique fall in love and get married. He goes to sea while she raises their inquisitive children. The director brings her family's story to the screen.
Me And The Cult Leader (Aganai, The Atonement, AGANAI: The Cult Leader And Me) (Country: Japan; Year: 2020; Director: Atsushi Sakahara; Stars: Shoko Asahara, Hiroshi Araki, Atsushi Sakahara, Takako Sakahara, Takeshi Sakahara, Shoko Asahara, Hiroshi Araki, Atsushi Sakahara, Takako Sakahara, Takeshi Sakahara)
Atsushi Sakahara, a victim of the 1995 sarin gas attack in Tokyo's subway system, travels with Hiroshi Araki, an executive of Aleph (formerly Aum Shinrikyo), the attack's perpetrators, visiting their respective hometowns and the university they both attended.
Mon Amour (Year: 2019; Director: David Teboul)Screening in autumn 2020
A man sets out to the very far end of Siberia seeking answers by asking villagers to share their own experience of love.
My Wonderful Wanda (Wanda, mein Wunder) (Country: Switzerland; Year: 2020; Director: Bettina Oberli; Writer: Bettina Oberli, Cooky Ziesche; Stars: Marthe Keller, Anatole Taubman, Birgit Minichmayr, Jacob Matschenz, Agnieszka Grochowska, André Jung, Gottfried Breitfuss, Iwo Rajski, Bruno Rajski, Marthe Keller, Anatole Taubman, Birgit Minichmayr, Jacob Matschenz, Agnieszka Grochowska, André Jung)
Wanda nurses the patriarch of the wealthy Wegmeister-Gloor family. When an unexpected complication arises, family secrets come to light.
Truth Or Consequences (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Hannah Jayanti)Screening in autumn 2020
Set in the small desert town of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, the film takes place in the shadow of the world's first commercial Spaceport. Subtly set in a near future when space travel has begun, the film follows five residents in the town.
Yãmīyhex: The Women-Spirit (Yãmīyhex: Mulheres Espírito) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2019; Director: Sueli Maxakali, Isael Maxakali)Screening in June
After some months in the Verde village, in Ladainha (Minas Gerais), the yãmiyhex (women-spirit) are getting ready to leave. The filmmakers Sueli and Isael Maxakali record the preparations and the big farewell party.