All My Friends Hate Me
(Country: UK; Year: 2021; Director: Andrew Gaynord; Writer: Tom Palmer, Tom Stourton; Stars: Tom Stourton, Charly Clive, Georgina Campbell, Joshua Mcguire, Antonia Clarke)
Genuine but increasingly insecure Pete is cautiously excited about reuniting with his college crew for a birthday weekend of memories, partying and earnest reconnection at a picturesque English manor. Best laid plans, go awry.
(Country: Russia, Georgia; Year: 2021; Director: Levan Koguashvili; Writer: Boris Frumin; Stars: Levan Tediashvili, Nadezhda Mikhalkova, Giorgi Tabidze, Kakhi Kavsadze)
The story of a Georgian wrestler, Kakhi, en route to Brooklyn to help his son out of a gambling debt.
Do Not Hesitate
(Country: Netherlands, Greece; Year: 2021; Director: Shariff Korver; Writer: Jolein Laarman; Stars: Joes Brauers, Tobias Kersloot, Spencer Bogaert, Omar Alwan)
A truck carrying a Dutch military convoy on a peacekeeping mission breaks down somewhere in the desert. As a group of soldiers waits for a repair team to arrive, they encounter a local boy who refuses to leave.
Roaring 20’s (Années 20)
(Year: 2021; Director: Elisabeth Vogler; Writer: François Mark, Elisabeth Vogler, Noémie Schmidt, Joris Avodo; Stars: Vladimir Seguin, Alice de Lencquesaing, Noémie Schmidt, Aurore Déon, Manuel Severi, Adil laboudi, Zoé Fauconnet, Léo Poulet, Fanny Santer, Lila Poulet-Berenfeld, Lilou Guillot, Elsa Guedj, Guillaume Pottier, Mehdi Djaadi, François Mark, Margaux Bonin, François De Brauer, François Rollin, Elie Salleron, Joris Avodo, Paul Scarfoglio, Léa Moret, Elise Tilloloy, Jean Thevenin)
In a single unbroken shot, this film gives viewers the chance not only to travel to Paris, but to live a day in the life there during the Covid-19 pandemic.
(Country: Egypt, Tunisia, Germany; Year: 2021; Director: Ayten Amin; Writer: Ayten Amin, Mahmoud Ezzat; Stars: Bassant Ahmed, Basmala Elghaiesh, Hussein Ghanem, Hagar Mahmoud, Sarah Shedid, Carol Ackad, Mona Elnamoury, Islam Shalaby, Bassant Ahmed, Basmala Elghaiesh, Hussein Ghanem, Hagar Mahmoud, Sarah Shedid, Carol Ackad, Mona Elnamoury)
Egyptian Souad, 19, has several identities: one on social media, others as a diligent student and an obedient daughter. When Souad’s ideas of a self-determined life are shattered, her younger sister sets out to look for answers.
(Country: Denmark; Year: 2021; Director: Thomas Daneskov; Writer: Thomas Daneskov, Morten Pape; Stars: Rasmus Bjerg, Zaki Youssef, Sofie Gråbøl, Bjørn Sundquist)
Hilariously ill-equipped to live off the land yet clad in a Neanderthal-like ensemble of animal skins, Martin wanders the Norwegian forest in a misguided attempt to find a sense of purpose and independence, a wife and two children back at home be damned.