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The 77th edition of the Italian film festival is planned as a physical edition. It is the first major festival since Berlin, back in February, to go ahead because of the pandemic.
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Gaza, today. Sixty-year-old sherman Issa is secretly in love with Siham, a woman who works as a dressmaker at the market. Finally determined to propose, he discovers an ancient statue of Apollo in his fishing net, which he decides to hide at home. When Hamas discovers the existence of this mysterious treasure, troubles start for Issa... Will he succeed in declaring his love to Siham?
An inseparable couple are forced apart following a crime... and meet again by chance three years later.
Martha and Sean Carson are a Boston couple on the verge of parenthood whose lives change irrevocably during a home birth at the hands of a flustered midwife.
A teenager facing grief after the death of her mum is caught up in a school shooting and siege.
A man caught up in an amnesia pandemic tries to construct a new life for himself.
Sam Ali, a young sensitive and impulsive Syrian, left his country for Lebanon to escape the war. He finds himself turned into a work of art by a tattoo artist...but at what cost.
A young man is sent to La Maca, a prison of Ivory Coast in the middle of the forest ruled by its prisoners. With the red moon rising, he is designated by the Boss to be the new Roman and must tell a story to the other prisoners.
A UN translator in Srebrenica when the Serbian army takes over the town faces a difficult choice.
In the aftermath of Cassius Clay’s defeat of Sonny Liston in 1964, the young boxer meets with friends Malcolm X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown to decide the course of his life, and possibly that of civil rights history.
A hard-working brick factory worker faces the closure of his workplace and the fading of his dreams
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Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable
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