Baahubali: The Conclusion Baahubali: The Conclusion
S. S. Rajamouli / India / 2017 / 140 min
Our favourite hero returns! Fearless warrior, devoted son and irresistible charmer, Baahu’s back to reclaim his throne and bring justice to his people. Gear up for a marathon double dose of the most sublime incarnation of film entertainment: Baahubaliiiii!
Babi Yar. Context Babi Yar. Context
Sergej Loznica / Ukraine, Netherlands / 2021 / 121 min / Russian, German, Polish, Ukrainian
In his latest documentary, Sergei Loznitsa takes viewers to Nazi-occupied Ukraine and, working exclusively with uniquely restored archive materials, shows us the background of the tragic events that took place just outside occupied Kyiv in September 1941 – the massacre of more than 33,000 Jewish residents.
Kleber Mendonça Filho, Juliano Dornelles / Brazil, France / 2019 / 131 min / English, Portuguese
Flying saucers, duplicitous politicians and undercover assassins. A metaphor for present-day Brazil delivered as a dystopic western starring Sonia Braga and Udo Kier.
Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn Babardeală cu bucluc sau porno balamuc
Radu Jude / Romania, Luxembourg, Croatia, Czech Republic / 2021 / 106 min / Russian, Romanian, English, French
A satire on sex scandals and duplicitous moral standards on a par with the finest examples of Romania’s New Wave cinema. Golden Bear for Best Film at Berlinale 2021. Due to sexually explicit content the film is not suitable for minors.
Baden Baden Baden Baden
Rachel Lang / Belgium, France / 2016 / 95 min
A humorous, unpretentious portrayal of a young woman striving to reconnect with her inner self and other people over the course of one bizarre summer.
Mark Jenkin / United Kingdom / 2019 / 89 min
Tourists shamelessly occupy a seaside town and drown out its fishing everyday life, while the locals have difficulty tolerating the unsolicited, but inevitable changes. Shot on 16 mm and developed virtually in the bathroom, this funny, chilling, violent film, full of love, addresses the viewers with quite unusual combinations of narrative modes taken from film history.
Balloon Qi qiu
Pema Tseden / China / 2019 / 102 min / Chinese
A drily comic approach to China’s one-child policy. In this world, there is no chasm between modernity and tradition; rather, the two gently rub against each other.
Bamboo Dogs Bamboo Dogs
Khavn / Philippines / 2018 / 83 min / Filipino
Four criminals, four cops and a van are the ingredients of Khavn’s tense, pitch-dark and claustrophobic crime thriller and road movie mixture, based on the Kuratong Baleleng Rubout Massacre of 1995, the biggest police conspiracy in Philippine history.
Mathieu Amalric / France / 2017 / 98 min / English, French
Actor Mathieu Amalric revisits the iconic French singer twelve years after her death with this multifaceted and dream-like nod to her life and work, starring Jeanne Balibar. The film, which the auteur describes as simultaneously ‘all made up and all true’, was the opening screening at last year’s Cannes Film Festival’s Un Certain Regard section, and winner of the prestigious Louis Delluc Prize for the Best Poetic Narrative.