The Playtime selection is an exploration of the best of what European entertainment cinema has to offer. Action movies, road movie, thrillers and comedy ... genres that are poorly represented in festivals, and which we believe, deserve a real spotlight.
Jorunn MYKLEBUST SYVERSEN
When a champion dancer begins to falter, her family questions her faith and prompts her to search for more radical solutions, in Jorunn Myklebust Syversen’s disturbing second feature.
A couple's visit with their son takes a dramatic turn when the father tells him he plans on leaving his mother.
The arrival of a young, charismatic preacher is the opportunity for the local community of a small town to begin the healing process after a tragedy that happened there.
Rwanda, 1973. Young girls are sent to Our Lady of the Nile, a prestigious Catholic boarding school perched on a hill, where they are taught to become the Rwandan elite.
The incredible story of Bruno Manser, who lived with the nomadic Penan tribe on Borneo in the 1980s and became one of the most important and credible environmentalists of our time.
Patrick lives with his parents on a naturist campsite. When his father dies and he lost his favourite hammer, his obsessive search becomes an existential quest.
A mother’s idyllic country life is threatened when her newly adopted second daughter turns from shy and charming to menacing and dangerous, in Katrin Gebbe's dramatic thriller.
Convinced that he is bigger than gods’ will, Remus believes he is meant to become king of the city he and his brother, Romulus, will found. But their tragic destiny is already written...
France, Germany, Switzerland
Sing Me a Song, the new feature from acclaimed documentary filmmaker Thomas Balmès (Babies, Happiness), follows Peyangki, a young monk living in a rural monastery in Bhutan
Denmark, 2025. As the far-right wins ground, 19-year-old Zakaria is talked into joining a terrorist cell. An astounding and realistic look into the future.