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A selection of the latest European films that gained global recognition through international festivals, as well as independent productions. With films coming from all over Europe, the selection aims to illustrate the richness and diversity of its cinema.
A Gentle Creature
KROTKAYA

Living alone on the outskirts of a Russian village, a woman receives a parcel she sent to her incarcerated husband, marked “return to sender”. Shocked and confused, the woman has no choice but to travel to the prison in a remot...
A VIOLENT LIFE
UNE VIE VIOLENTE

Despite the death threats hanging over his head, Stephane decides to go back to Corsica to attend the funeral of a childhood friend and former accomplice who was murdered by local gangsters the day before. It will give ...
ANIMALS
TIERE

On their way from Vienna to Lausanne for a six-month stay, Nick and Anna hit a sheep with their car. Following this - maybe even prior to this - things start to turn strange. Maybe, all is a dream, maybe they have reached Vienna i...
FELICITE


Félicité is a proud and independent woman who works as a singer in a bar in Kinshasa. Her life is thrown into turmoil when her 14 year-old son falls victim to an accident. Whilst he is in hospital she desperately tries to raise the money need...
KING OF THE BELGIANS


The King of the Belgians is on a state visit in Istanbul when his country falls apart. He must return home at once to save his kingdom. But a solar storm causes airspace and communications to shut down. No planes. No phones. With the help of ...
LOVING VINCENT


On 27th July 1890 a gaunt figure stumbled down a drowsy high street at twilight in the small French country town of Auvers. The man was carrying nothing; his hands clasped to a fresh bullet wound leaking blood from his belly. This was Vincent...
MANIFESTO


All current art is fake. Nothing is original. These are some of the artist statements in artist Julian Rosefeldt's Manifesto, the feature film version of his celebrated Armory installation. A tour-de-force performance transcending gender, cla...
MISTER UNIVERSO


Young Tairo, is a lion tamer living happily among the circus caravans. When his iron horseshoe lucky charm goes missing, he is unable to do his pre-show ritual and consequently can no longer perform. Recalling that the talisman was given to h...
ON BODY AND SOUL
TESTRŐL ÉS LÉLEKRŐL

Endre is a reserved manager of a slaughterhouse who hides his emotions along with his disabled left arm. Maria, the new quality-control manager at the plant is struggling with the banal to-and-fro of social interacti...
REDOUBTABLE
LE REDOUTABLE

Paris 1967. Jean-Luc Godard, the leading filmmaker of his generation, is shooting La Chinoise with the woman he loves, Anne Wiazemsky, 20 years his junior. They are happy, attractive, in love and get married. But the film’...
SCARRED HEARTS
INIMI CICATRIZATE

Inspired by Romanian author Max Blecher’s autobiographical novel. During the summer of 1937, Emanuel, a young man in his early 20ies, is committed to a sanatorium on the Black Sea coast for treatment of his bone tuberc...
Song of Granite


Song of Granite revolves around the life of the great traditional Irish singer, Joe Heaney. The harsh landscape combined with the myths, fables and songs of his Connemara childhood helped shape this complex and fascinating character. With an ...
THE BAR
EL BAR

It’s a morning just like any other on one of Madrid’s popular squares. A few passersby are sitting in a bar when suddenly one of them is shot in the head. Another customer rushes to help him but he too is fatally wounded and coll...
THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER


Dr. Steven Murphy is a renowned cardiovascular surgeon who presides over a spotless household with his wife and two children. Lurking at the margins of his idyllic suburban existence is Martin, a fatherless teen who insinuates himself into th...
THE OTHER SIDE OF HOPE
TOIVON TUOLLA PUOLEN

Khaled is a Syrian refugee seeking for asylum in Helsinki, without much hope of success. Wikström is a travelling salesman peddling ties and men’s shirts. Turning his back on his trade, he decides to end his marriag...
THE SQUARE


Christian is the respected curator of a contemporary art museum, a divorced but devoted father who drives an electric car and supports good causes. His next show is “The Square”, an installation which invites passerby to remember their role a...
THE YOUNG KARL MARX
LE JEUNE KARL MARX

At the age of 26, Karl Marx embarks with his wife Jenny on the road to exile. In 1844 Paris they meet young Friedrich Engels, son of a factory owner, who’s studied the sordid beginnings of the English proletariat. Eng...
Westren


A group of German workers sets off to a construction site in the border region between Bulgaria and Greece. This foreign land and its breath-taking landscape awaken the men's sense of adventure, but they are also confronted with their own pre...
YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE
A missing teenage girl. A brutal and tormented enforcer on a rescue mission. Corrupt power and vengeance unleash a storm of violence that may lead to his awakening...


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