Cumbia Around The World Cumbia que te vas de ronda
Pablo Ignacio Coronel / Argentina, Bolivia / 2020 / 88 min / Spanish, English
The documentary takes us on a vibrant musical tour through Latin America, Europe and Asia, to explore the history, present and future of a rhythm that inspires people across generations and social classes. Cumbia Around the World tells of memory and identity, rituals and the sun, Afro sounds and drumbeats. What is cumbia, and how come it spreads such joy?
Christos Nikou / Greece, Slovenia, Poland / 2020 / 90 min / Greek
Amidst a worldwide pandemic that causes sudden amnesia, Aris finds himself enrolled in a recovery programme designed to help patients build new identities. Prescribed daily tasks to create new memories and document them on camera, Aris slides back into ordinary life, meeting Anna… Enigmatic, larded with deadpan humour, this multi-awarded directorial debut had its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival.
Ben Asamoah / Belgium, Netherlands / 2019 / 81 min
Ben Asamoah’s documentary tackles the hidden industry of Internet scamming, efficiently giving the audience a chance to formulate its own questions about the economic, religious, environmental, historical and ethical aspects of the subject matter.
Romy's Salon Kapsalon Romy
Mischa Kamp / Netherlands, Germany / 2019 / 92 min / Slovene subtitles, Dutch / 9+
An earnest story about Romy and her grandmother united through the latter’s dementia introduces a child’s view on old age and disease, while gently reminding us why intergenerational connections are priceless.