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This year the Swiss festival runs from August 2 to 12. It will open with The Falling Star. Riz Ahmed will received a career achievement award on the opening night.
View Films by Strand:
- Concorso Internationale
- Concurso Cineaste Del Presente
- Fuori Concurso
- Histoire(s) Du Cinema
- Pardi Di Domani
- Piazza Grande
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Shayda, an Iranian mother, finds refuge in an Australian women’s shelter with her six-year-old daughter. Over Persian New Year, they take solace in Nowruz rituals and new beginnings, but when her estranged husband re-enters their lives, Shayda’s path to freedom is jeopardised.
Overworked and underpaid, Angela drives around the city of Bucharest to film the casting for a 'safety at work video' commissioned by a multinational company. When one of the interviewees reveals the company’s liability in his accident, a scandal erupts.
A woman is accused of her husband's murder.
Conflicted by his mother's new relationship and his best friend's crush on him, Bruno, a pyromaniac teenager, escapes from the city. He sets off on a journey in search of a girl he met online who will push him to confront his father's death and the doubts about his sexuality, but not before leaving all his fires behind.
A musing on the future of The Old Oak, the last remaining pub in a village in Northeast England, where people are leaving the land as the mines are closed. Houses are cheap and available, thus making it an ideal location for Syrian refugees.
1967, Mardi Gras. Françoise is a 17-year-old boarder in an all-girls Catholic high school. Convinced that she has only one night left before her death, she sneaks out with her friend Delphine to attend a costume party and live the night as if it was her last.
Guided by the voice of his GPS, Amir navigates the underworld districts of Tehran to comfort the troubled souls of the night.
1938. A young woman yields to her first great love, celebrating the courage to be truly herself.
The souls of women forbidden from entering a monastery debate the destiny of a painting inside it.
Pressures mount as summer intensifies for a group of entertainers at an all-inclusive resort.
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