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1000 Smiles Per Hour
Shorts
1000 Smiles Per Hour
A twilight meeting engenders a precious moment of connection for the melancholy performer, who is drifting across the outer edges of a concrete landscape... Read more
13+
Competition Programme - Student Film
13+
Janka is on the verge of puberty. While attending dance class with her friend Zorana, who is preoccupied with topics such as kissing, new clothes and parties, Janka... Read more
212
Out of Competition - Student Film
212
It's an almost ordinary winter day in the life of 62-year-old Doron, director of a municipal home for elderly citizens in Jerusalem. It rains; someone takes his reserved... Read more
3 Women Or (Waking Up From My Bosnian Dream)
BH Film
3 Women Or (Waking Up From My Bosnian Dream)
Ivana, Clara and Marina are three women from different backgrounds living in Sarajevo at the same time. Each one fights... Read more
9 Days – From My Windows in Aleppo
Shorts
9 Days – From My Windows in Aleppo
In the summer of 2012, renowned Syrian photographer Issa Touma spent nine days holed up in his apartment recording what was happening in the streets of Aleppo. Read more
90 Degrees North
Shorts
90 Degrees North
It’s a fact: good Germans wait at red traffic lights. But what to do when the green man simply doesn't appear? Taking place almost entirely on the most pernicious... Read more
The Act of Killing
Tribute To
The Act of Killing
When the government of Indonesia was overthrown by the military in 1965, Anwar Congo and his friends were promoted from small-time gangsters who sold movie-theatre tickets on... Read more
After Dawn
Shorts
After Dawn
Poland. Separation and distance have hardened Pawel’s heart. Or so it seemed to him... Until that rainy afternoon. And that unexpected visitor. Read more
Agape
Avant Premiere
Agape
AGAPE tells the story of a pedophile priest and his love triangle with two catechumens, one of whom is in love with him, while the other the priest yearns for – and over whom he loses his mind. When the priest... Read more
Al-Johara
SFF Partner Presents
Al-Johara
Made a servant in her own home by her evil stepfamily, Al-Johara receives a wedding invitation from an old childhood friend. With the help of a neighbour, an eccentric, traditional old woman, Al-Johara might... Read more
All Felicities Are Possible
Special Screenings
All Felicities Are Possible
Studying engineering and dreaming to go abroad with the Erasmus project to leave his small town behind, Ali is going through a period of self-exploration, asking questions about life. His quiet... Read more
Amalimbo
Shorts
Amalimbo
AMALIMBO is the tale of Tipuana, a five-year-old girl who experiences limbo when she tries to pass to “the other side” in a desperate urge to meet again with her recently deceased father. It is a short story... Read more