Teenland is a personal expression of existential unease, overtly inspired by Ingmar Bergman’s Persona, conceived as an precursor to Marie Grahto’s feature film debut, Psychosia.

Terra Franca

Leonor Teles made waves over the last couple of years with her radical, punk spirit with her Golden Bear-winning short film Balada de um Batráquio (Batrachian’s Ballad). Terra Franca presents us with a fisherman pushing his late-50s, living in a riverside community with his family. What ensues is a series of informal, welcoming vignettes from…

The Harvest

Ostensibly a seventy-minute study of the cryptocurrency boom in Georgia, The Harvest also charts the cartography, ecology, and history of technology via the vineyard region of Kakheti—a nexus point where agriculture, modern technological infrastructure, and natural wilderness converge. Specifically focusing on the growth of massive computer banks for mining Bitcoin, the film explores the impact…

Don’t Look at me That Way

Hedi is the new neighbor of Iva, who raises her daughter by herself. The two women start a love relationship and Iva is desperately in love. Suddenly Iva’s father appears, to whom Hedi feels strongly attached. It seems that only one world exists for Hedi: her own.

The Joneses

Inimitable 73-year-old Jheri Jones appears to be full of self-confidence, but her journey to embrace it has not been so easy. Through family pictures, everyday interactions and candid interviews, a portrait emerges of an unflappable transgender mom triumphing over adversity and transphobia. The Joneses come together to deal with unresolved issues, shattered dreams, seething resentments…

Entre Nos

Newly arrived to New York City and deserted by her husband Gabriel, Mariana must find a way, in a strange city where she barely speaks the language, to provide for her family, financially and emotionally.

The Shape of Now

According to estimates around 200,000 people lost their lives in the 50-year Colombian civil war. Another 25,000 were kidnapped, many are still considered missing. The Shape of Now illuminates this strenuous process and thus Colombia’s leaden present from very different perspectives. And just like the people of this country – the survivors, the grieving mothers,…

Falling Star

1870. Spanish Courts elect Amadeo of Savoy as the King of Spain. Amadeo is a reluctant King who prefers beauty over power, passion over duty. His reign will be short.

The Suffering of Ninko

Beyond weird even by Japanese standards, according to Variety. The Suffering of Ninko is a wild fever dream that combines several cinematic and artistic traditions, from animation to ukiyo-e, into a jaw-dropping cinematic outburst that must be seen to be believed. Ninko is a devout and unusually handsome young Buddhist monk in Edo-period Japan—with a…

So Pretty

A visiting German artist, an American academic, a millennial polyamorous enclave in New York City; director-actor Jessie Jeffrey Dunn Rovinelli’s So Pretty is an excursion into actually-existing utopia, a document (if not quite a documentary) of a loving, precarious community. Dunn Rovinelli’s sophomore feature, following the tender Empathy (2016), observes a tight-knit group of trans…