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Juniper Tree

Juniper Tree

Canada 2003

DIR Micheline Lanctôt

A woman on the cusp of 40 decides to kill her two young children and commit suicide. She survives, however, and, in a state of shock, gets into her car and drives off, fully intending to kill herself in a car accident. A cop pulls her over for speeding. Noticing how upset she is, he decides to drive

The Nostril Picker

The Nostril Picker

United States 1993

DIR Mark Nowicki

In THE NOSTRIL PICKER, an unattractive guy named Joe is befriended by an old man who claims he can help the loner get women. Joe learns a chant that gives him the power to change himself into a girl and uses this ability to lure teenage girls home with the promise of TV and girl talk.

The Eddie Cantor Story

The Eddie Cantor Story

United States 1953

DIR Alfred E. Green

Eddie Cantor, beloved “banjo eyed” entertainer who conquered stage, films, radio and television, is given the Hollywood biopic treatment

Love Forbidden

Love Forbidden

France 2002

DIR Rodolphe Marconi

Bruce leaves his girlfriend behind in Paris for an arts fellowship that will allow him to live and work in Rome. Staying at a villa that once belonged to the Medici and being allowed to write full time seems like a dream until he meets Matteo, a native of Rome who works at the villa.

Pathogen

Pathogen

United States 2006

DIR Emily Hagins

Something in the waters turns citizens into zombies.

Chapayev

Chapayev

Soviet Union 1934

DIR Georgi Vasilyev & Sergei Vasilyev

This film is based on the book about Vasili Ivanovich Chapaev (1887 – 1919) who was in real life the Commander of the 25th Division of the Red Army. Chapaev is an uneducated peasant and a decorated hero in the World War I and later in the Russian Civil War, that followed the Russian revolution.

The Kitchen Toto

The Kitchen Toto

Kenya 1987

DIR Harry Hook

The movie portrays Mwangi, a boy whose preacher father gets murdered by the Mau Mau, evolutionaries in 1950 in Kenya. Mwangi goes to work as a servant for police officer John Graham and his wife Janet. But when the revolutionaries kidnap Mwangi and make him swear allegiance to their cause, a potenti

Oasis

Oasis

Soviet Union 1972

DIR Zbyněk Brynych

A group of Foreign legionnaires try to escape across the desert in a truck to join forces with the Allies during the last war but are attacked by a German plane.

Searching

Searching

Czechoslovakia 1966

DIR Jan Curik & Antonín Máša

When a wealthy man loses his job and starts to cavort with younger women, his teenage son becomes disillusioned.

Songwriter

Songwriter

United States 1984

DIR Alan Rudolph

The French, They Are a Funny Race

Les Carnets du Major Thompson was the final film effort of producer-director-writer Preston Sturges. Once a Hollywood wunderkind of the 1940s, Sturges had fallen on hard times in the 1950s, and was forced to finance and film his last picture in France.

X-paroni

X-paroni

Finland 1964

DIR Risto Jarva, Jaakko Pakkasvirta & Spede Pasanen

Baron Wilhelm von Tandem, CEO of the Tandem Corporation, gets mixed up with a spitting image of himself, an innocent country boy Kalle. With both characters conveniently amnesiac, they start living each other’s lives, succeeding in their new roles better than in their original ones.

Gyumri

Gyumri

Czech Republic 2008

DIR Jana Sevciková

Twenty years after the earthquake in the Armenian city of Gyumri, which killed tens of thousands of people, the people there are still trying to come to terms with the loss of their loved ones, especially their children.

Lest We Forget

A compilation of short films by 30 French filmmakers who use them to make a plea on behalf of a political prisoner. The films were commissioned by Amnesty International.

Settlement of Crows

Settlement of Crows

Czechoslovakia 1977

DIR Jan Schmidt

A little boy is washed ashore by a high water to a foreign Stone Age settlement. After initial hesitation he is admitted to the tribe and is raised under the name Ravenfeather.

Nicht mehr fliehen

Nicht mehr fliehen

West Germany 1955

DIR Herbert Vesely

In a desolate, destroyed landscape – bearing now irrelevant traces of technological society – a man and a boy try to find their way under a fierce sun.

Anywhere, USA

Anywhere, USA

United States 2008

DIR Chusy Haney-Jardine

Told in three segments ranging from satirical to tragic, the film is a wildly original look at American manners, prejudices, and family dynamics.

Cala, My Dog!

Cala, My Dog!

China 2003

DIR Lu Xuechang

The humdrum existence of a Beijing factory worker and his family is disrupted when their beloved dog is confiscated by the police for being unlicensed. The worker has but 24 hours to raise the sizable sum required to pay the license fee.

Adjustment and Work

Adjustment and Work

United States 1986

DIR Frederick Wiseman

This Frederick Wiseman documentary shows adjustment services for adults in personal and work situations as they learn to adjust to their impairments.

Business Under Distress

Business Under Distress

Czechoslovakia 1931

DIR Martin Frič

King of comedians, Vlasta Burian in one of his most famous film role.