Abstract: The tale of a group of women (a sweet old lady, her religious niece, her servant and the latter’s disabled mother), all so generous and selfless that they almost compete with one another as ferocious rivals to see who can help most and make the greatest sacrifice for the others’ wellbeing. And we all know the well-known saying: ‘The road to hell is paved with good intentions’.
Johnny is ten years old. But at his age, he's only interested in adult stories. In his low-income housing estate in Lorraine, he observes his young mother's turbulent love life with curiosity. This year, he joins the class of Monsieur Adamski, a young teacher who believes in him and with whom he pushes open the door to a new world.
When an investigative journalist and his fiancée are brutally murdered and Slovakia’s police fail to question the prime suspect, a leaked case file reveals rampant corruption and protests for justice erupt. On the night of February 21, 2018, investigative journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kušnírová, both just 27 years old, were brutally murdered in their home. It was the first targeted killing of a journalist in Slovakia’s history, and shocked citizens protested on a scale not seen since the fall of communism.
Human(kind) is a thought-provoking exhibition by G. Luigi Rossi, a German artist residing in Malta, that delves deep into the core social issues affecting our society. Through a masterful combination of symbolism, abstract landscapes, and vibrant colours, Rossi offers viewers a unique perspective on conflicts, social injustice, and the fragile relationship between humanity and nature.
"Erase the Nation" is a documentary war film that sheds light on the tragic chapter of Russian war crimes committed against Ukraine’s national and multicultural heritage. This powerful film highlights the devastation inflicted on museums, monuments, archaeological sites and sacred places such as the cathedral in Odessa, all ruthlessly destroyed by Russian forces who are trying to rewrite history in the name of the chauvinist ideology of “Great Russia''.
Winner of the Palme d'Or, a gripping courtroom thriller, mystery and family drama all in one.
When her husband Samuel is mysteriously found dead in the snow below their secluded chalet, Sandra (Sandra Hüller) becomes the main suspect when the police begin to question whether he fell or was pushed. The trial soon becomes not just an investigation, but a gripping psychological journey into the depths of Sandra and Samuel's complicated marriage. With conflicting evidence and inconsistent testimony, words are wielded like weapons and shocking truths come to light in this acclaimed drama.
What happens when your child is gay or transgender, while you believe with your whole heart that that’s a sin? Evangelical Christians Kimberly and Sara make a brave transition into loving ‘Mama Bears’. Meanwhile, young Tammi struggles with self-acceptance and with her own mother. Heart-warming documentary about love’s victory over hatred.
Inspired by the magical realism of Gabriel García Márquez, Mexican composer Daniel Catán’s 1996 opera tells the enchanting story of a Brazilian opera diva who returns to her homeland to perform at the legendary opera house of Manaus—and to search for her lost lover, who has vanished into the jungle.