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.
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.
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...
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.
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