Visions du Réel 2024

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Apple Cider Vinegar (Country: Belgium, Netherlands; Year: 2024; Director: Sophie Benoot)
This puzzle-like film invites us to examine the link between the human body and the planet.
Far West (Country: Switzerland, Portugal; Year: 2024; Director: Pierre-François Sauter)
Angela and Jair trawl the volcanic coast, battered by the ocean, in search of the small fry that will ensure survival in their fishing village. They must learn to coexist with the visiting “big-game” fishermen looking for blue marlin.
Fragments Of Ice (Frahmenty lodu) (Country: Ukraine, Norway; Year: 2024; Director: Maria Stoianova)
The documentarian considers her dad's home videos in the light of wider sociopolitical change in Ukraine.
In Limbo (W zawieszeniu) (Country: Poland; Year: 2024; Director: Alina Maksimenko)
Ukraine, February 2022. The Russian invasion on the outskirts of Kyiv forces Alina to join her parents in their village. She films their daily lives.
Kamay (Country: Afghanistan, Belgium, Germany, France; Year: 2024; Director: Ilyas Yourish, Shahrokh Bikara)
A sorrow-stricken family from rural Afghanistan seeks justice following the tragic death of their daughter, Zahra, a student at Kabul University.
The Landscape And The Fury (Landschaft und Wahn) (Country: Switzerland; Year: 2024; Director: Nicole Vögele; Writer: Nicole Vögele)
Along the Bosnian-Croatian border near Velika Kladuša, bomb disposal experts, migrant families and locals cross paths.
Mother Vera (Country: UK; Year: 2024; Director: Cécile Embleton, Alys Tomlinson)
An Orthodox nun in a Belarussian convent considers her past and her future.
My Memory Is Full Of Ghosts (thakerati maleaa bel ashbah) (Country: Syria; Year: 2024; Director: Anas Zawahri)
A filmmaker speaks to some of those who have returned to Homs since the Civil War.
Okurimono (Country: Canada; Year: 2024; Director: Laurence Lévesque; Writer: Laurence Lévesque)
Returning to her home country to prepare her late mother's home for sale, a Japanese woman finds a collection of letters that alter her perception of her mother's experiences as a survivor of the nuclear bombing.
The Return Of The Projectionist (Director: Orkhan Aghazadeh)
There may be a 50-year age gap between Samid and Ayaz, but they share a passion for film. Both are brimming with ideas to revive the cinema in their village nestled in the hills of Azerbaijan.
Rising Up At Night (Tongo Saa) (Country: Belgium, Germany, Qatar, Congo, Burkina Faso; Year: 2024; Director: Nelson Makengo)
Portrait of the residents of Kinshasa with their faith, hopes and disappointments, immersed in the beauty of the nights in the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The Song Of Others (Das Lied der Anderen) (Country: Switzerland; Year: 2024; Director: Vadim Jendreyko)
What is Europe? Vadim Jendreyko weaves his way across the continent, retracing its tormented history.
To Our Friends (A nuestros amigos) (Country: Spain, Portugal; Year: 2024; Director: Adrián Orr)
Sara and Pedro, young adults from a working-class suburb of Madrid, love to raise hell together. But over the course of a summer, Sara makes new friends who introduce her to another world, that of the theatre. Caught up in a whirlwind of love and parties, she becomes torn between the two worlds.
We Are Inside (Nahnou Fil Dakhil) (Country: Lebanon, Qatar, Denmark; Year: 2024; Director: Farah Kassem)
After a 15-year absence, Farah returns to Lebanon to live with her ageing father. There, the two try to find a common language that will allow them to have one last conversation.
Where The Trees Bear Meat (Country: Argentina, Spain, US; Year: 2024; Director: Alexis Franco)
In the Argentine Pampas, life seems to be on hold. A prolonged drought is killing off the livestock and threatening the existence of Omar, a farmer, his nonagenarian mother and Libertad, his four-year-old granddaughter.
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