Category: COMPETITION FEATURES

PRESENT.PERFECTL

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Sep2019
Shenhze Zhu PRESENT.PERFECT United States, Hong Kong, 2019, 124' Weaving together footage filmed and broadcasted by little-known Chinese live-streaming anchors, who struggle with real-life face-to-face social interaction because of their identity, disability and social-economic status, this cinematic collage explores how individuals satisfy their cravings for human connection through virtual togetherness, ... Read More
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Ai Weiwei THE REST 78′ Belgium The Netherlands.

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Sep2019

THE REST – Ai Weiwei

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Ai Weiwei THE REST Belgium, Netherlands, 2018, 78' Documentary about refugees who have arrived in Europe, the world’s bastion of human rights, but now live in limbo within a disintegrating humanitarian aid system. In recent years, these refugees fled war and persecution in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, and other conflict-ridden countries in Africa, Central ... Read More
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Ton van Zantvoort SHEEP HERO SCHAPENHELD 81′ The Netherlands 2018

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Sep2019
Ton van Zantvoort SCHAPENHELD Netherlands, 2018, 81' SHEEP HERO Ten years ago, director Ton van Zantvoort became friends with one of the last traditional shepherds in the Netherlands. He had a perfect life: a loving wife, a flock of sheep, and was living in nature as we all once did and often still long ... Read More
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X&Y

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Sep2019

X&Y – Anna Odell

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Anna Odell X&Y Sweden, Denmark, 2018, 113' In X&Y the model of society is even more reduced, basically to the size of a bedroom. As the title suggests, the manifestation of masculine and feminine under the sexual dynamic is central. Anna Odell and Mikael Persbrandt, play themselves. They act out their own public ... Read More
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Brillante Mendoza ALPHA – THE RIGHT TO KILL 94’ Philippines 2018.

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Sep2019
Brillante Mendoza ALPHA – THE RIGHT TO KILL Philippines, 2018, 94’ Set against the backdrop of the Philippines Government's crackdown on illegal drugs, a SWAT led police force launches an operation to arrest Abel, one of the biggest druglords in Manilla. Police Officer Espino and Elijah, a small-time pusher turned informant, ... Read More
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thethirdwife_filmpicture_18536

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Sep2019
Ash Mayfair THE THIRD WIFE Vietnam, 2018, 94' Entrapped in a cocoon of traditions, newly-wed May must realize that flying free will become at a high price. In 19th century rural Vietnam, 14-year-old May becomes the third wife of wealthy landowner Hung. Soon she learns that she can only gain ... Read More
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WAW 2

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Sep2019
Xing Jian WINTER AFTER WINTER China, 2019, 110' Winter after Winter, shot in black-and-white, is set during the Japanese occupation of Manchuria. It is 1944 and the Japanese are searching for young men who can work as forced labour. In order to secure the bloodline, father Lao Si asks his youngest ... Read More
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Tashi Gyeltshen THE RED PHALLUS 85′ Nepal 2019.

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Sep2019
Tashi Gyeltshen THE RED PHALLUS Buthan, Germany, Nepal, 2019, 85' In a remote valley of Bhutan, the teenager Sangay lives with her father, a traditional craftsman of wooden phalluses. She isn't happy with her life, opposing her dad and everybody at school. She feels trapped in the middle of the ... Read More
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