Special format, special category or just... special, the Special screenings section completes the program.
Julie GAYET and Mathieu BUSSON
After interrogating French Filmmakers on their vision of the film industry in their first two documentaries in 2013 and 2015, Julie Gayet and Mathieu Busson give voice to female directors on cinema internationally.
Teona STRUGAR MITEVSKA
In Stip, every January the local priest throws a wooden cross into the river. Good fortune and prosperity are guaranteed to the man who retrieves it. Petrunya manages to grab the cross before the others.
Margarethe VON TROTTA
Hannah Arendt is sent to cover the trial of Adolf Eichmann in Israel and she wrote her book „A Report on the Banality of Evil”, that started a controversy.
Bright images of a summer Sunday, by a lake and in the forest, far from the hustle and bustle of Berlin. Two men, two women, who approach each other, talk, laugh, swim, and maybe love each other.
Rainer Werner FASSBINDER
In a Bavarian village in the late 1950s, the new building commissioner runs up against an unscrupulous entrepreneur who runs all the town’s construction sites. He falls in love with Lola, a prostitute.
Featuring Spanish actors and environmental activists Javier and Carlos Bardem, this urgent, enlightening, and stunningly beautiful documentary tells the story of a campaign to preserve the Antarctic Ocean by Greenpeace.
Suffragette is a thrilling drama that tracks the story of the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement. Radicalized and turning to violence, these women were willing to lose everything for equality.
Jared P. SCOTT
Malian musician Inna Modja takes an epic journey down Africa's ambitious Great Green Wall project where 8,000km wall of trees is to stretch across the entire continent.
Indochina, 1945. A French soldier, Robert Tassen, survives amassacre in which his brother dies. He sets off alone on a secret mission to find the assassins. When he meets Maï, a Indochinese girl, everything changes.