Category: First film 2014

SUNFLOWER

SUNFLOWER 30 minutes, 2012 Direction : Nejla DEMİRCİ (Turkey) Production :Nejla DEMİRCİ (Turkey), Ney Reklam ve Film Yapim (Turkey) ___ The documentary “Sunflower” is about the destruction of the ecological balance of the river Ergene in Turkey. It shows the industrial development which is destroying this fertile plain, and how the community is trying to …

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SAMAR

SAMAR 22 minutes, 2013 Direction : Mohammad RAHAHLEH (Jordania) Production : RSICA The Red Institute for Cinematic Arts (Jordania) ___ Samar is a young 15 year old Bedouin girl who lives with her family in a tent near the Jordan river. Every day she has to make a difficult four hour journey to school, then …

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RAMALLAH

RAMALLAH 28 minutes, 2013 Direction : Flavie PINATEL (France) Production : Flavie PINATEL (France), Catalogue du Sensible (France), Films de Force Majeure (France) ___ By making portraits – funny, serious or unlikely — of Ramallah’s inhabitants, Flavie Pinatel tries, for the length of a film, to bring this town out of its drama and show …

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QUIVIR

QUIVIR 58 minutes, 2014 Direction : MANUTRILLO (Sapin) Production : MANUTRILLO (Spain) ___ Some are Andalusian, others Moroccan, these two communities of cork producers are separated by 150 km, and the Strait of Gibraltar. On one side Europe; on the other Africa. But despite the miles and the cultural differences there are many more similarities …

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L’ESCALE

L’ESCALE 100 minutes, 2013 Direction : Kaveh BAKHTIARI (Switzerland, Iran) Production : Louise Productions (Switzerland), Kaléo Films (France), Radio Télévision Suisse (Switzerland) ___ In Athens, the modest flat of Amir, an Iranian immigrant, has become a transit point for migrants who, like him, have chosen to leave their country. But Greece is only a stepping …

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LA FEMME A LA CAMERA

LA FEMME A LA CAMERA 60 minutes, 2012 Direction : Karima ZOUBIR (Morocco) Production : Les Films de Demain (Morocco) ___ “La Femme à la caméra” is the bittersweet story of Khadija, a young illiterate Moroccan divorcee who, despite strong resistance from her family and her environment, is determined to ensure her independence by working …

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DELL’ARTE DELLA GUERRA

DELL’ARTE DELLA GUERRA Direction : Silvia LUZI (Italy) et Luca BELLINO (Italy) Production : Kino Produzioni (Italy), Indieair Films (Italy), TFilm (Italy) ___ Milan, August 2009. Four workers are perched on a crane swaying twenty metres above INNSE, the last factory still active in Milan. They are trying to stop the closure and demolition of …

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