A compelling story about coming of age and intense father-son relationship. The plot revolves around 17-year-old Asher whose impulsive nature is always getting him into trouble at school and elsewhere. His father perceives him mostly as the heir of a family scaffolding company, but when Asher befriends Rami, a Literature teacher, the boy discovers that there is a world beyond his father’s business.
Charles, a man of mixed race in his twenties, discovers that his mother has been lying about the true identity of his father. On her deathbed, she convinces Charles to go to Zimbabwe and find the missing parent. What awaits is much different from what the son expects.
A modest and subtle road movie about two 14-year-olds who drive through the Czech Republic in a stolen car. A bad policeman and an even-worse policewoman try to establish what has really happened, that is, where they got the car and what the goal of their dangerous journey was.
A Sort of Family
38-year-old Malena is a middle-class doctor in Buenos Aires who has lost a child recently. After this traumatic event, she sets off on a journey to adopt a newborn baby from a poor family in northern Argentina. On her way, Malena feels uncertain and morally conflicted. How far can she go to start a family she dreams of?
Two young Lithuanians, Rokas and Inga, volunteer to join a humanitarian aid convoy from Lithuania to Ukraine, but their plans change on the road. They cross Poland and western Ukraine to enter snowy Donbass. Led by curiosity, Rokas and Inga approach the frontline to experience dangers of war at first-hand.
Under The Tree
Atli’s wife throws him out, so he moves to his parents engaged in a neighbourly feud. The escalating conflict has been sparked by Baldvin and Inga’s tree casting a shadow on a fair share of Eybjorg and Konrad’s garden. Civilised citizens go feral and won’t refrain from a hit below the belt.
The province of Free State, South Africa, is inhabited by a white minority of Afrikaners isolated from the rest of the country. In a conservative community that values masculinity and strength beyond anything else, lives introverted and sensitive Janno. One day, his devout mother brings home Pieter, an orphan from the street.