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DIRECTED BY
Maria Speth
Germany | | 210 mins | Documentary | German ( English subtitles )
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Where does one feel at home? In Stadtallendorf, a German city with a complex history of both excluding and integrating foreigners, genial teacher Dieter Bachmann offers his pupils the key to at least feeling as if they are at home. Aged between twelve and fourteen, these pupils come from twelve different nations; some have not quite mastered the German language. On the brink of retirement, Bachmann is eager to inspire these citizens-in-the-making with a sense of curiosity for a wide range of Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Mahamat-Saleh Harouns
France, Germany, Belgium, Chad | | 87 mins | Drama | Fasrsi (English Subtitles)
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On the outskirts of N'djamena in Chad, Amina lives alone with her only 15-year-old daughter Maria. Her already fragile world collapses the day she discovers that her daughter is pregnant. The teenager does not want this pregnancy. In a country where abortion is not only condemned by religion, but also by law, Amina finds herself facing a battle that seems lost in advance. Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Massoud Bakhshi
France, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Iran, Lebanon | | | | Fasrsi ( English Subtitles )
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Maryam is a young woman who is accused of murdering her husband and is sentenced to death. In the Yalda night they bring her to a live TV show so that Mona who is the only daughter of the victim see her and forgive her from her crime. But some happenings in the show make the two women to do different choices. Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Jasmila Zbanic
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria, Romania, Netherlands, Germany, Poland, France, Turkey, Norway | | 101 mins | Drama | Serbo-Croatian, Bosnian, English, Dutch, Serbian ( english subtitles )
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Aida is a translator for the UN in the small town of Srebrenica. When the Serbian army takes over the town, her family is among the thousands of citizens looking for shelter in the UN camp. Read More...