The film Resonance reflects on the human voice by observing private lessons of three prominent voice teachers throughout a whole semester.
Charleroi, The land of 60 Mountains
Director Guy-Marc Hinant walks the streets of his Belgian hometown of Charleroi, turning it upside down, as he looks at it from unexpected angles. He unravels its present, following the fine threads to find the dreams, people, and compelling stories of a glorious past.
The Hidden City
A remarkable visual journey to the center of the earth, to the boiling, quivering, rumbling bowels of the big city. At times, it seems these sounds, colors, people, animals, and machines are from another planet, but they are the living, breathing machine without which no city can function.
Three Argentinian sisters grew up in wealth and splendor, but a dark cloud loomed over their family. Using old home videos and their own memories, they try to piece together the great drama in their mother’s life. The unique, creative editing turns this personal chronicle into a universal story.
The films of traveler-writer and documentarian René Gardi show Africa as a magical paradise populated by naïve naked savages. Crafted from footage found in his archive, the film exposes the way these images were staged and designed to support Europe’s selective view of African people.
The dizzying complexity of life in Jamaica is shown in this film using a sensual whirlwind of events, people, sounds, tastes, and colors. Past and present, personal and political, life at rock bottom and spiritual transcendence—all come together in one beautiful and unforgettable story.
Mother, I Am Suffocating. This Is My Last Film About You
Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese’s farewell to his homeland, Africa, is a lyrical and visual lament of an artist enraged and estranged, yet still bound to his homeland with fetters of love. This intimate film will speak to the heart of anyone who has ever felt the pain of goodbye.
Andrés Rodríguez, a soldier who fought to bring the communist revolution to Angola and Nicaragua, returned to Cuba long ago; but deep down he is still a commando, and he keeps training every day. The sound and camerawork paint an intimate character portrait of Rodríguez, and a universal portrait of the lone soldier, unable to return from the war.
Woman is an archive film comprised of footage from approximately 200 films directed by women in Israel. This sweeping cinematic and musical journey celebrates a bold, wild femininity by creating one fictional, female character and accompanying her on a lifelong journey- from her years as a young girl, throughout adolescence, up until motherhood.