West of the Jordan River West of the Jordan River
Amos Gitai / France, Israel / 2017 / 84 min / English, Arabic, Hebrew
Amos Gitai returns to the occupied territories for the first time since his 1982 documentary Field Diary.
Valeska Grisebach / Germany, Austria, Bulgaria / 2017 / 120 min / Bulgarian, English, German
Using the tropes of the western genre, Valeska Grisebach tells a story about prejudices, mistrust and typical male rivalry between German workers and Bulgarian villagers.
What You Gonna Do When the World's on Fire? What You Gonna Do When the World's on Fire?
Roberto Minervini / USA, Italy, France / 2018 / 123 min / English
A story of a community of black people in the American South during summer 2017, when a string of brutal killings of black men sent shockwaves through the country. A meditation on the state of race in America, this film is an intimate portrayal of people struggling for justice, dignity, and survival in a country not on their side.
When the Day Had No Name Koga denot nemaše ime
Teona Strugar Mitevska / North Macedonia, Slovenia, Belgium / 2017 / 84 min / Macedonian
Macedonian director Teona Strugar Mitevska uses a true story about a tragic excursion of four teenagers as a template for examining a country unable to shake off its past when gazing into the future.
Where'd You Go, Bernadette Where'd You Go, Bernadette
Richard Linklater / USA / 2019 / 111 min / English
An inspiring comedy about a mother who rediscovers her passion for creativity after having sacrificed many years for her family. Directed by Richard Linklater (Boyhood, Before Midnight), the film is based on Maria Semple’s best-selling book Where’d You Go, Bernadette.