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Peru

(El Vientre)
Duration: 83 mins
Country of Origin: Peru, 2014
Series:
Cinema of Our Time

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Oct 01 05:45 pm
Oct 03 03:00 pm

A monstrous case of manipulation lies at the heart of Daniel Rodríguez Risco’s stylish psychothriller. Obsessed with having a child, 45-year-old widow Silvia (Vanessa Saba) tricks the naïve Mercedes (Mayella Lloclla) into accepting a room in her home and arranges a meeting with young handyman Jaime (Manuel Gold). When Mercedes gets pregnant, Silvia will stop at nothing to claim the baby…

Action, Thrills & Suspense
Duration: 5 mins
Country of Origin: Peru, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Oct 05 09:30 pm

A Peruvian orchestra welcomes troubled youth and provides them with an inclusive space where they can thrive artistically.

Philippines

Duration: 92 mins
Country of Origin: Philippines, 2013
Series:
Dragons & Tigers

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Oct 02 12:00 pm

Maven, once a camera pro, is now a scuzzy videographer who compulsively records everything from the birth of his daughter to crime on the streets. One night he shoots a murder, with ruinous consequences… A riveting debut from Mikhail Red (son of Raymond), half noir thriller, half study of what it means to stand apart and look. Tony Rayns

Crime, Action, Thrills & Suspense

UK, Poland

(Huba)
Duration: 66 mins
Country of Origin: UK,Poland, 2014
Series:
Cinema of Our Time

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Oct 03 09:30 pm
Oct 07 02:30 pm

Wilhelm Sasnal—whose paintings hang in MOMA and Paris’ Pompidou—has a second life, alongside his wife Anka, as a director; their Parasite is a haunting, gorgeously made evocation of contemporary Polish alienation. Centred on a lonely old man and a troubled younger mother (with baby) who move in together, this formally daring work has both a rare immediacy and an aching sense of compassion.

Fine Arts or Theatre, Experimental & Avant garde

Italy, Poland, Switzerland

(Psie Pole)
Duration: 101 mins
Country of Origin: Italy,Poland,Switzerland, 2014
Series:
Cinema of Our Time

Lech Majewski’s follow-up to The Mill and the Cross is another visually ravishing tale, this one about a poet coping with the car-accident deaths of his beloved and best friend. "[Like The Mill…], the visuals are again striking and the theme of death deeply examined… Again there is a strong feeling that the stakes are high—a dialogue with God, a struggle for the soul…"—Hollywood Reporter

Fine Arts or Theatre, Experimental & Avant garde, Religion, Spirituality & Myth

Poland

Duration: 131 mins
Country of Origin: Poland, 2013
Series:
Cinema of Our Time

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Oct 02 10:45 am

Joanna Kos-Krauze and Krzysztof Krauze’s (My Nikifor) amazing drama is exquisitely designed and replete with stunning musical sequences. "Spanning most of the 20th century… [this] ravishingly beautiful biopic commemorates the life and works of Bronisława Wajs, the first publicly feted female poet from Poland’s travelling gypsy minority… Every frame is a painterly masterclass in light and shadow."—Hollywood Reporter. Winner, Special Jury Prize, Istanbul 2014.

History, Human Rights

UK, Poland, Germany

Duration: 76 mins
Country of Origin: UK,Poland,Germany, 2014
Series:
Nonfiction Features

The nomadic Badjao tribe are citizens of the sea, subsisting for centuries on the spoils of their compressor-diving expeditions. Eliza Kubarska‘s poetic documentary follows 10-year-old Sari as he sets out on his first fishing trip and is initiated into his people’s traditions and lore. "A mythological tale of wonder and water…"—DOX. Winner, Special Jury Prize: International Feature, Hot Docs 2014.

Audience Award Winners, Environment, Aboriginal / First Nations, Religion, Spirituality & Myth, Women Directors

Portugal

(Cavalo Dinheiro)
Duration: 110 mins
Country of Origin: Portugal, 2014
Series:
Cinema of Our Time

“The restless spirits of Portugal’s post-colonial underclass stumble dazedly though the wilds of Horse Money, the latest—and in some respects the most striking—of director Pedro Costa’s hallucinatory bulletins from the Lisbon slum known as Fontainhas… [A] strange, hauntingly beautiful effort… [It] defies classification as readily as it reimagines the possibilities of cinema…”—Variety. Winner, Best Director, Locarno 2014.

Experimental & Avant garde, Audience Award Winners
(In/operável)
Duration: 3 mins
Country of Origin: Portugal, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Oct 05 09:30 pm

"I grew up believing I was a boy. Maybe I was. Maybe I am." An exploration of just how fluid and subjective gender identity can be.