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Emergence: New Women Filmmakers

Winner of the Golden Bear, Peace Film Award and Prize of the Ecumenical Jury at this year's Berlin Film Festival. ... Named after the neighbourhood adjacent to where the film's writer-director was raised, Grbavica is the startling debut feature from Jasmila Zbanic. This important and moving account ... Read more
Writer-director Nanouk Leopold's impressive second feature delves into notions of how we create distances and fall out of phase with one another. ... A strong-willed, thirty-something, wife and mother, Anna is an irrigation engineer on aid missions, seemingly leading a comfortable existence. When a ... Read more
An inadvertent infidelity propels three inhabitants of a small German town into a fraught love triangle in this powerful, minutely and beautifully observed second film from director Valeska Grisebach. Markus, a small-town metal worker, lives a comfortable but unexceptional life with his wife, Ella ... Read more
“Suspenseful, funny, touching, sexy, and painlessly pertinent.” - Variety A love story between two women, Looking for Cheyenne also explores the deeper questions about the extent to which society, or the choices of our loved ones, should dictate our lives. Having been downsized from her ... Read more
“Her (Troch's) almost scientific approach, married to an intense emotional investment in her characters, recalls elements from Ingmar Bergman's most celebrated films.” - Toronto International Film Festival ... Fien Troch's first feature film is a swirling collection of character-based vignettes ... Read more
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