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Allensworth (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: James Benning)
A year in a town called Allensworth.
The Daughters Of Fire (Country: Portugal; Year: 2023; Director: Pedro Costa; Writer: Pedro Costa; Stars: Alice Costa, Karyna Gomes, Elizabeth Pinard)Showing as part of event Jean-Luc Godard + Wang Bing + Pedro Costa
The story of three sisters separated by a volcanic eruption.
The Feeling That The Time For Doing Something Has Passed (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Joanne Arnow; Writer: Joanne Arnow)
A fragmented, experiential look at the life of a woman as time passes in her long-term casual BDSM relationship, low-level corporate job, and quarrelsome Jewish family.
The Human Surge 3 (El auge del humano 3) (Country: Argentina, Portugal, Netherlands, Taiwan, Brazil, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, Peru; Year: 2023; Director: Eduardo Williams; Writer: Eduardo Williams)
Different groups of friends wander in a dark, rainy and windy world. They spend time together, trying to get away from their depressing jobs, meandering constantly towards the mystery of new possibilities.
Inside The Yellow Cocoon Shell (Country: Vietnam; Year: 2023; Director: Thien An Pham; Writer: Thien An Pham; Stars: Nguyen Thi Truc Quynh, Le Phong Vu, Nguyen Thinh, Vu Ngoc Manh)
A man has to return his sister-in-law's body to her hometown after an accident while, along with his nephew, he searches for his long-lost brother.
Last Things (Country: US, Portugal, France; Year: 2023; Director: Deborah Stratman; Writer: Deborah Stratman)
Evolution and extinction from the point of view of rocks. A humid take on minerals, where sci-fi meets sci-fact. The geo-biosphere is a place of evolutionary possibility, where humans disappear but life endures.
Mambar Pierrette (Country: Belgium; Year: 2023; Director: Rosine Mbakam)
Drama about a seamstress who is trying to make ends meet.
Mangosteen (Country: Thailand; Year: 2023; Director: Tulapop Saenjaroen; Writer: Tulapop Saenjaroen; Stars: Saksit Khunkitti, Saowalak Praboonpeng, Prae Pupityastaporn, Sathit Sattarasart, Dueanchai Yomphakdi)
Beginning at a mangosteen juice factory on the east coast of the gulf of Thailand, we follow brother and sister as their interior worlds reach out to meet one another.
Man In Black (Year: 2023; Director: Wang Bing; Stars: Wang Xilin)Showing as part of event Jean-Luc Godard + Wang Bing + Pedro Costa
A lengthy exhibition piece in which the Chinese composer Wang Xilin, exiled in Germany, reflects on episodes in his life.
The Night Visitors (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Michael Gitlin)
Documentary focusing on moths.
Nowhere Near (Country: Philippines; Year: 2023; Director: Miko Revereza; Stars: Pedro Revereza, Bernadette Gutierrez, Matthew So, Matthew Revereza, Aurora Fernandez Revereza, Jet Revereza)
Documentary reflecting the filmmaker’s attempts to understand his and his family’s experiences as undocumented Filipino immigrants in the US.
A Prince (Un Prince) (Country: France; Year: 2023; Director: Pierre Creton)
Drama about a gardening apprentice.
Trailer of the Film That Will Never Exist: 'Phony Wars' (Country: France, Switzerland; Year: 2023; Director: Jean-Luc Godard; Writer: Jean-Luc Godard; Stars: Jean-Paul Battaggia)Showing as part of event Jean-Luc Godard + Wang Bing + Pedro Costa
Rejecting the billions of alphabetic diktats to liberate the incessant metamorphoses and metaphors of a necessary and true language by returning to the locations of past film shoots, while keeping track of modern times.
We Don't Talk Like We Used To (Country: Japan, Hong Kong, US; Year: 2023; Director: Joshua Gen Solondz)Showing With Mangosteen
Part travelogue, part almanac, and part cinematic noise show.
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