Hauteur : auteur cinema at its best! A selection that reflects the diversity and dynamics of European creativity.
Kosovo, Spain, Italy, North Macedonia
Kosovo 2019. Shpetim decided to sell his kidney for a transplant and pays to escape to Germany in search of a better life.
Alice is awaiting the final custody verdict of her two children, whom she hasn’t seen in months. Desperation turns to action when Alice abducts her kids and flees on an illicit charter trip.
An introverted 14-year-old eases into a life of crime and all of the trouble that comes with it when he’s befriended by a drug trafficker.
Gero VON BOEHM
Grace Jones, Charlotte Rampling, Anna Wintour and others give their take on legendary photographer Helmut Newton who was provocative, unconventional, subversive and genius in his depiction of women.
German-Iranian Parvis’s life revolves around pop culture, Grindr dates and raves. Through refugee siblings Banafshe and Amon, Parvis rediscovers his roots.
Serbia, France, Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia
Nikola’s children are taken away from him after social services decide that he is too poor to provide a decent living. He decides to travel across Serbia on foot to lodge a complaint in Belgrade.
Punta Sacra, Sacred Point, the last patch of habitable space at the mouth of the Tiber. Realism and imaginary constantly intertwine in this suburb of Rome, where Franca leads an all-female community.
Celia, an 11-year-old girl, studies in a nun school and lives her mum. Brisa, a new companion recently arrived from Barcelona, pushes her towards a new stage in her life: adolescence.