PERRO NEGRO by George Walker Torres

VENEZUELA • 90 – 100′ a film by GEORGE WALKER TORRES Coproduction between France, Venezuela and Brasil Shooting provisional: may 2018 Tomas, a seven-year-old boy, an only child of a bourgeois family decomposed in Caracas, takes refuge against the violence around him in his relation with Carmen, a very young maid coming of Colombia, and a homeless woman who lives[…]

YALDA by Massoud Bakhshi

a film by MASSOUD BAKHSHI IRAN • 90 – 100′ Coproduction between France, Iran, Germany, Switzerland & Luxembourg Shooting: May 2018 Selection « Fabrique des Cinémas du Monde » Cannes 2016, supported an developped at the TorinoFilmLab, winner of the Coproduction Award and Audience Award, selection at the SundanceLab winner of the Global Filmaking Award. Maryam (26) is “temporarily married” to Naser (65). She accidentally kills him, but[…]

THE MEDELLIN NOTEBOOKS

COLOMBIA  •  75′ a movie by CATALINA VILLAR Medellin, too well know as the cartel’s city. An unbelievable level of violence. The suffering of the peasants chased off their lands, eaten away by war, overpopulation, unemployment. The first victims of this violence are the young children and the adolescents. Surviving is managed by trying to cling[…]

NOTES FROM A KURDISH REBEL

IRAQ/TURKEY  •  78′ a film by STEFANO SAVONA Built around the notes of Akif, a young Kurdish freedom fighter, the film is the chronicle of a group of warriors who cross the mountains of Iraqi Kurdistan to reach the combat zones of the Turkish border. FESTIVALS “Compétition Internationale, Cinéma du réel, Paris” (France 2006) “Prix International de la SCAM[…]

SOUTH AFRICAN CHRONICLES

SOUTH AFRICA  •  90′ a film by the VARAN WORKSHOP OF JOHANNESBURG Made by 12 young South-African film-makers, these chronicles give us a unique look into the daily violence of the Apartheid system as seen from within the different communities. Simply bringing these chronicles, these spaces into contact is explosive; there is no commentary to add, the images[…]

JESUS by Fernando Guzzoni

“JESUS” in France in the Autumn from 10 till 18 November in competition to the AMIENS FILM FESTIVAL and 14 to 21 to the FESTIVAL CHÉRIE CHÉRI. “JESUS” de Fernando Guzzoni (Chile), full-length film, with Nicolas Duran and Alejandro Goïc produce by Marianne Dumoulin, Jacques Bidou and Giancarlo Nasi After TORONTO, SAN SEBASTIAN, HAMBURG, MADRID, THESSALONIKI, TORINO where Nicolas[…]

WAJIB

PALESTINE/FRANCE  •  90′ a film by ANNEMARIE JACIR Abu Shadi is a divorced father and a school teacher in is mid-60s living in Nazareth. After is daughter’s wedding in one month he will be living alone. Shadi, is architect son, arrives from Rome after years abroad to help is fatherin hand delivering the wedding invitations to[…]