21st Century Cinema
Directed by Hristo Simeonov • 2019 • Bulgaria
Starring Plamena Stefanova, Margita Gosheva, Borislav Rusev-Bini
With heartrending realism, this powerful portrait of a stolen childhood evokes the world of a young pickpocket who receives an unexpected chance to escape her desperate circumstances.
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Le quattro volte
Directed by Michelangelo Frammartino • 2010 • Italy
Starring Giuseppe Fuda, Bruno Timpano, Nazareno Timpano
LE QUATTRO VOLTE is an ineffably beautiful meditation on the mysterious cycles of life. Set in Italy’s mountainous region of Calabria, it traces the path of one goat herder’s soul, as it p...
Directed by Abbas Kiarostami • 2001 • Iran
Starring Abbas Kiarostami, Seifollah Samadian
In 2000, Abbas Kiarostami traveled to Africa at the request of the United Nations to document a humanitarian crisis unfolding in Uganda, where 1.5 million children had been orphaned by civil war and AIDS. Wo...
Beauty and the Dogs
Directed by Kaouther Ben Hania • 2017 • Tunisia, France
Starring Mariam Al Ferjani, Ghanem Zrelli, Noomane Hamda
When Mariam, a young Tunisian woman, is raped by police officers after leaving a party, she is propelled into a harrowing night in which she must fight for justice even though power l...