Film Under the Stars 2015
Far from Men Loin des hommes
David Oelhoffen / France / 2014 / 110 min / Spanish, Arabic, French
Algeria, 1954, shortly before the Algerian War: Daru (Viggo Mortensen) is a teacher in a remote mountainous area. He is forced to bring a local farmer to the colonial court to face trial for murder. As the uprising takes root in the valley and the air thickens with hostility, they have to make the perilous journey through the Atlas Mountains.
Of Horses and Men Hross í Oss
Benedikt Erlingsson / Iceland, Germany, Norway / 2013 / 81 min / English, Icelandic, Swedish
In a remote Icelandic village, a man and a woman fall in love. But while they love each other deeply, he also loves his priceless mare and she is obsessed with her hotblooded black stallion…This countryside mosaic of love and death is one of Iceland’s most acclaimed films of recent years.