Ma' Rosa Ma' Rosa
Brillante Mendoza / Philippines / 2016 / 110 min / Filipino, Tagalog
The master of cinematic verismo, Filipino Brillante Mendoza, tackles the subject of his country’s ubiquitous corruption. Cannes 2016 Best Actress Award.
Alex Holmes / United Kingdom / 2018 / 97 min / English, French / 14+
In 1989, the very idea of a competitive all-female sailboat crew was nearly inconceivable to the manly world of open-ocean yacht racing. They’d never make it to the start, much less survive to the finish. Tracy Edwards proved them wrong. The 26-year-old skipper, her second-hand racing yacht Maiden, and her seasoned crew became the first-ever all-woman challenge to the Whitbread.
Man With Shadow Človek s senco
Ema Kugler / Slovenia / 2019 / 100 min
The genetic code forces people to reproduce. Infants have no choice; as helpless beings, they are subjected to training in civilisational norms determined by those in power. The film’s artistic forcefulness and aesthetic artfulness lead the viewer to a spontaneous transformation in relation to ethics, society and the reception and perception of art.