A Chiara A Chiara
Jonas Carpignano / Italy, Sweden, Denmark, France / 2021 / 121 min / Italian
Told in captivating, nocturnal images, A Chiara recounts the story of a 15-year-old girl forced to confront the dark underbelly of the Calabrian mafia after her father’s disappearance.
A Ciambra A Ciambra
Jonas Carpignano / Italy, Sweden, USA, France / 2017 / 120 min / Italian, Romani, English / 16+
With his film, the result of a long and meticulous observation of a Romani community in Southern Italy, Jonas Carpignano offers a glimpse of a world that is usually closed off to the outside world.
A Colony Une colonie
Geneviève Dulude-De Celles / Canada / 2018 / 102 min / Slovene subtitles, French / 12+
A tribute to sisterly love, Colony is a poetic portrayal of the emotional turbulence in early teens, a time of discovering one’s identity. Children’s Jury Award at Berlinale 2019.
A Faithful Man L'Homme fidèle
Louis Garrel / France / 2018 / 75 min / French
Actor Louis Garrell’s second feature film is a modern character comedy reminiscent of the works of his father, the perennial new-waver Philipp Garrel. The romantic drama with a pinch of suspense, which the director co-wrote with the legendary screenwriter Jean-Claud Carrière, ended up winning the Best Screenplay Prize at San Sebastián.
A Fantastic Woman Una mujer fantástica
Sebastián Lelio / Chile, Spain, Germany, USA / 2017 / 104 min / Spanish
Marina and Orlando are in love and planning for the future, when one evening Orlando falls seriously ill and passes away. Instead of being able to mourn, Marina is treated with suspicion by Orlando’s family. She finds herself once again struggling for the right to be herself – a complex, strong and fantastic woman.
A Gentle Creature Krotkaja
Sergej Loznica / France, Netherlands, Germany, Lithuania / 2017 / 143 min / Russian
Inspired by Dostoyevsky’s short story of the same name, the film takes us to a land of crime without punishment, on a journey into the heart of darkness.
A Good Wife Dobra žena
Mirjana Karanović / Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina / 2016 / 90 min / Serbian
The full-length feature debut by acknowledged Serbian actress Mirjana Karanović is a subtle psychological portrayal of a woman who accidentally discovers the truth about her seemingly perfect husband’s past.