2011-2020

Marteinn Thorsson – Rokland [+Extras] (2011)

This is a tragicomic story of lone rebel Boddi Steingrimsson who lives in a small town in Northern Iceland. Boddi hates materialistic modern society in its entirety and on his blog-page he comically criticizes everything and everyone. Before long he has become an outlaw in his own hometown, just like his viking hero, Grettir. After a series of dramatic mishaps, he snaps and goes riding down south to the big city on his sturdy steed Nietzsche. He has got a gun in his pocket and is ready for the revolution. Read More »

Karim Aïnouz – A Vida Invisível AKA Invisible Life (2019)

Two sisters born in Rio de Janeiro make their way through life, each mistakenly believing the other is living out her dreams half a world away. Read More »

Rainer Sarnet – November (2017)

In a poor Estonian village, a group of peasants use magic and folk remedies to survive the winter, and a young woman tries to get a young man to love her. Read More »

Pedro Costa – Vitalina Varela (2019)

When her husband leaves to find work in Portugal, Vitalina is left behind in Cape Verde. Years later, she finally makes the journey to Lisbon, but arrives three days after his funeral. Alone and isolated in her late husband’s home, she is determined to persevere and confront the ghosts of the past.
Mubi wrote:
Luminary Pedro Costa’s unique, collaborative style of portraiture reaches a magnificent peak in Vitalina Varela. Amongst haunting chiaroscuro compositions, her real-life stories of love, migration, and deceit take the form of bewitching incantations—and earned her the Best Actress award in Locarno! Read More »

Lorcan Finnegan – Vivarium (2019)

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A young couple is thinking about buying their starter home. And to this end, they visit a real estate agency where they are received by a strange sales agent, who accompanies them to a new, mysterious, peculiar housing development to show them a single-family home. There they get trapped in a surreal, maze-like nightmare. Read More »

Lukasz Ronduda & Maciej Sobieszczanski – Performer AKA The Performer (2015)

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A dynamic and full of punk energy story based on life of one of the most original and interesting contemporary artist, the performer, Oskar Dawicki (playing himself). The main theme of his art is the search for an answer to the question of whether. Oskar Dawicki exists at all. The trade mark of his performances is his blue shining jacket. Read More »

José Luis Guerín – De una isla (2019)

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Poetic approach to the origins and mythical configuration of Lanzarote. Read More »