Obey and The Night Eats The World
(Country: Sweden; Year: 2018; Director: Gabriela Pichler; Writer: Jonas Hassen Khemiri, Gabriela Pichler; Stars: Zahraa Aldoujaili, Yara Aliadotter, Fredrik Dahl, Zahraa Aldoujaili, Yara Aliadotter, Fredrik Dahl)
Local officials, in a bid to lure a superstore chain to their quiet hamlet, set about producing a promotional video about their town — only to find themselves disrupted at every turn by two teens making their own rival film.
North American premiere
(Country: Chile; Year: 2018; Director: Che Sandoval; Writer: Che Sandoval; Stars: Antonella Costa, Patricio Contreras, Dindi Jane, Pedro Campos, Héctor Morales, Fernando Guzzoni, Lucas Espinoza, Martin Garcia Garabal, Rafael Gumucio, Yonar Sanchez, Sergio Nicloux, Joaquin Mussio, Alvaro Espinoza, Joaquin Fernández, Humberto Miranda)
Passion and obsession mingle in this comedy about an ageing pop star who takes off to pursue a lover, and, while she’s at it, a better sense of self.
(Country: Romania, Canada, Germany, Sweden; Year: 2018; Director: Ioana Uricaru; Writer: Ioana Uricaru; Stars: Mălina Manovici, Steve Bacic, Dylan Scott Smith, Milan Hurduc, Ruxandra Maniu)
Mara, a nurse from Romania, and her new husband and her son are waiting for her Green Card. But the naturalisation process proves to be difficult.
The Night Eats The World
(Country: France; Year: 2018; Director: Dominique Rocher; Writer: Pit Agarmen, Jérémie Guez, Guillaume Lemans, Dominique Rocher; Stars: Anders Danielsen Lie, Golshifteh Farahani, Denis Lavant, Sigrid Bouaziz, David Kammenos, Jean-Yves Cylly, Nancy Murillo, Lina-Rose Djedje, Victor Van Der Woerd, Léo Poulet, Déborah Marique, Tess Osscini Boudebesse Bejjani, Fabien Houssaye, Jean-Louis Priou, Marie-Thérèse Priou)
Following one hell of a party, Sam wakes up to the worst-ever morning after — blood-stained walls, an empty apartment building, and Parisian streets filled with the living dead. Even worse, he’s all alone.
North American premiere
(Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Jamie Jones; Writer: Jamie Jones; Stars: Marcus Rutherford, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Michael Quartey, Sam Gittins, T'Nia Miller, James Atwell, Taurean Steele, Jasmine Jobson, Joshua Blisset, Daniel Akilimali, Christine Taetz, Wil Coban, Aaron-Russell Andrews, Dymond Allen, Tezlym Senior-Sakutu)
In the midst of the 2011 London riots, Leon grapples with the stark reality of his life and his relationship with his alcoholic mother while falling in love for the first time.
Dry Martina and The Saint Bernard Syndicate
The Party’s Just Beginning
(Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Karen Gillan)
A young woman struggles to find meaning in life after the suicide of her best friend.
The Saint Bernard Syndicate
(Country: Denmark; Year: 2018; Director: Mads Brügger; Writer: Lærke Sanderhoff; Stars: Frederik Cilius Jørgensen, Rasmus Bruun, Flemming Sørensen, Vibeke Manniche, Mohamed Ali Osman, Jonas Bransholm, Odessa, Boyang Li, Tan Zheng, Wang Jiafei, Liu Chonghua, Lee Liheng, Hongye Dai, Chen Xiang, Deng Zhong)
Two hapless Danes' try to sell Saint Bernard dogs to China’s middle class.
(Country: Cyprus; Year: 2017; Director: Marios Piperides; Writer: Marios Piperides; Stars: Adam Bousdoukos, Vicky Papadopoulou, Fatih Al, Özgür Karadeniz, Toni Dimitriou, Marios Stylianou, Giannis Kokkinos, Alexia Evripidou, Valentinos Kokkinos, Demetris Demetriou, Adam Bousdoukos, Vicky Papadopoulou, Fatih Al, Özgür Karadeniz, Toni Dimitriou)
Though caught between the mob and border patrol, washed-up musician Yiannis must put his plans to leave Cyprus on hold his when his beloved dog escapes across the wall to the island's Turkish side.
Sunday's Illness (La Enfermedad del Domingo)
(Country: Spain; Year: 2018; Director: Ramón Salazar; Writer: Ramón Salazar; Stars: Bárbara Lennie, Susi Sánchez, Greta Fernández, Bruna González, David Kammenos, Richard Bohringer, Miguel Ángel Solá, Manuel Castillo, Ima Ranedo, Mònica Van Campen, Fred Adenis, Iván Morales, Carla Linares, Abdelatif Hwidar, Lucy Tillett)
After Anabel hosts an opulent dinner, she is confronted by Chiara, the daughter she abandoned decades earlier.
North American premiere
(Country: France, Israel, Belgium; Year: 2017; Director: Keren Ben Rafael; Writer: Keren Ben Rafael, Élise Benroubi; Stars: Evgenia Dodina, Manuel Elkaslassy, Vladimir Friedman, Matan Lax, Yoni Meles, Eric Raphael Mizrahi, Isac Peker, Joy Rieger, Evgenia Dodina, Manuel Elkaslassy, Vladimir Friedman, Matan Lax, Yoni Meles, Eric Raphael Mizrahi, Isac Peker)
Teenage Lana is languishing in her run-down hometown on Israel’s sun-soaked north coast — until an older, attractive writer arrives with tales of a mermaid sighting off the shore of the declining resort town.