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Absurdistan
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directed by Veit Helmer, 1968-; designed by Serap Bahadir, fl. 2007-2011; produced by Veit Helmer, 1968-, Veit Helmer Filmproduktion, Südwestrundfunk (SWR), Bayerischer Rundfunk and Arte France; performed by Nino Chkheidze, fl. 2008, Max Mauff, 1987- and Kristyna Malerova, 1985- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2008), 1 hour 24 mins
Welcome to Absurdistan, a small village in the high desert mountains, just on the outskirts of reality, where magical visions and bizarre events fuse together. The village is facing a water shortage, but the men are too lazy to fix a rickety pipeline and the women are getting fed up with their good-for-nothing hus...
directed by Veit Helmer, 1968-; designed by Serap Bahadir, fl. 2007-2011; produced by Veit Helmer, 1968-, Veit Helmer Filmproduktion, Südwestrundfunk (SWR), Bayerischer Rundfunk and Arte France; performed by Nino Chkheidze, fl. 2008, Max Mauff, 1987- and Kristyna Malerova, 1985- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2008), 1 hour 24 mins
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Black Rider
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directed by Pepe Danquart, 1955-; designed by Yasmin Ramadan, fl. 1989-2013; produced by Alberto Kitzler, fl. 1992-2001, Trans-Film Vertrieb; performed by Stefan Merki, 1963-, Paul Outlaw, 1957- and Senta Moira, 1925- (New York, NY: Film Movement, 1993), 12 mins
Pepe Danquart's Academy Award winning short film captures the dignity of a man confronted with a problem many of us may have faced in a foreign culture. And when dealing with ignorance and intolerance, nothing makes more of a statement than the power of humor.
directed by Pepe Danquart, 1955-; designed by Yasmin Ramadan, fl. 1989-2013; produced by Alberto Kitzler, fl. 1992-2001, Trans-Film Vertrieb; performed by Stefan Merki, 1963-, Paul Outlaw, 1957- and Senta Moira, 1925- (New York, NY: Film Movement, 1993), 12 mins
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It’s My Turn
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directed by Ismet Ergun, fl. 1988-2007; produced by Ulrich Caspar, fl. 2007 and Kaete Caspar, fl. 2007; performed by Tucana Merhard, fl. 2007 and Lorin Merhard, fl. 2007 (New York, NY: Film Movement, 2007), 10 mins
A group of boys play a rhyming game to decide whose turn it is go to the movies, since they can only afford one ticket at a time. The rhythmic dialogue is intentionally left unsubtitled, allowing a universal story to spring forth naturally from the children's lively actions.
directed by Ismet Ergun, fl. 1988-2007; produced by Ulrich Caspar, fl. 2007 and Kaete Caspar, fl. 2007; performed by Tucana Merhard, fl. 2007 and Lorin Merhard, fl. 2007 (New York, NY: Film Movement, 2007), 10 mins
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Masquerades
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directed by Lyes Salem, 1973-; designed by Hamida Hamzal, fl. 2008; produced by Isabelle Madelaine, fl. 2000-2012 and Yacine Laloui, fl. 2000-2012; performed by Rym Takoucht, fl. 2004-2010, Sarah Reguieg, fl. 2008 and Lyes Salem, 1973- (San Francisco, CA: Global Lens, 2008), 1 hour 30 mins
After working for much of his life as a gardener in his dusty Algerian village, Mounir dreams of improving his family's fortune and gaining a measure of respect by marrying off his narcoleptic sister, Rym, to a "real gentleman." However, Rym has other plans-she dreams of marrying Mounir's best friend, Khliffa, who...
directed by Lyes Salem, 1973-; designed by Hamida Hamzal, fl. 2008; produced by Isabelle Madelaine, fl. 2000-2012 and Yacine Laloui, fl. 2000-2012; performed by Rym Takoucht, fl. 2004-2010, Sarah Reguieg, fl. 2008 and Lyes Salem, 1973- (San Francisco, CA: Global Lens, 2008), 1 hour 30 mins
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Petits Freres
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directed by Jacques Doillon, 1944-; designed by Chiara Gherarducci, fl. 1995-2005; produced by Marin Karmitz, 1938-, Canal+, France 3 Cinéma, MK2 Productions and Marin Karmitz Productions; performed by Stephanie Touly, fl. 1999, Ilies Sefraoui, fl. 1999 and Mustapha Goumane, fl. 1999 (New York, NY: First Run Features, 1999), 1 hour 44 mins
Jacques Doillon, director of the widely loved Ponette, has crafted a wonderful follow-up, the gritty and authentic, yet also unexpectedly lyrical and buoyant Petits Freres. Talia, a 13-year old girl who is already battle weary from fighting with her mean stepfather, runs away from home with her beloved dog Kim. Sh...
directed by Jacques Doillon, 1944-; designed by Chiara Gherarducci, fl. 1995-2005; produced by Marin Karmitz, 1938-, Canal+, France 3 Cinéma, MK2 Productions and Marin Karmitz Productions; performed by Stephanie Touly, fl. 1999, Ilies Sefraoui, fl. 1999 and Mustapha Goumane, fl. 1999 (New York, NY: First Run Features, 1999), 1 hour 44 mins
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Almost Peaceful
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directed by Michel Deville, 1931-; designed by Madeline Fontaine, fl. 1991-2013; produced by Rosalinde Deville, fl. 2002-2005, Eléfilm, Canal+, Centre National de la Cinématographie, France 3 Cinéma, France Télévision Images 2 and Gimages 6; performed by Simon Abkarian, 1962-, Zabou Breitman, 1959- and Vincent Elbaz, 1871- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2002), 1 hour 30 mins
Set during the largely unexplored period immediately following World War II, the film follows a group of mostly Jewish Parisians who attempt to restart their lives and rekindle their capacity for happiness in the shadow of unspeakable horrors.
directed by Michel Deville, 1931-; designed by Madeline Fontaine, fl. 1991-2013; produced by Rosalinde Deville, fl. 2002-2005, Eléfilm, Canal+, Centre National de la Cinématographie, France 3 Cinéma, France Télévision Images 2 and Gimages 6; performed by Simon Abkarian, 1962-, Zabou Breitman, 1959- and Vincent Elbaz, 1871- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2002), 1 hour 30 mins
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Dennis
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directed by Mads Matthiesen, 1976-; produced by Jonas Bagger, 1879-; performed by Lykke Sand Michelsen, 1982-, Elsebeth Steentoft, 1943- and Kim Kold, fl. 2007 (New York, NY: Film Movement, 2007), 18 mins
When introverted bodybuilder Dennis invites a local girl out on a date his mother is hurt and disappointed. Despite the pressure she puts on him to cancel the date, Dennis ventures into a night that he will never forget.
directed by Mads Matthiesen, 1976-; produced by Jonas Bagger, 1879-; performed by Lykke Sand Michelsen, 1982-, Elsebeth Steentoft, 1943- and Kim Kold, fl. 2007 (New York, NY: Film Movement, 2007), 18 mins
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Fallen Angels
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directed by Wong Kar-wai, 1958-; designed by William Chang, fl. 1982-2015; produced by Jeffrey Lau, 1952-; performed by Takeshi Kaneshiro, 1973-, Michelle Reis, 1970- and Leon Lai, 1966- (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1995), 1 hour 39 mins
Commonly regarded as one of the most influential directors of contemporary cinema, Wong Kar-Wai (Happy Together, In the Mood for Love) has developed a signature style that employs bold, experimental uses of photography, music, and editing to capture the tension of the new millennium. Originally intended to be a th...
directed by Wong Kar-wai, 1958-; designed by William Chang, fl. 1982-2015; produced by Jeffrey Lau, 1952-; performed by Takeshi Kaneshiro, 1973-, Michelle Reis, 1970- and Leon Lai, 1966- (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1995), 1 hour 39 mins
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Ginger And Cinnamon
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directed by Daniele Luchetti, 1960-; designed by Maria Rita Barbera, fl. 1988-2012; produced by Conchita Airoldi, fl. 2003; performed by Martina Merlino, fl. 2003, Giampaolo Morelli, 1974- and Stefania Montorsi, fl. 1988-2010 (New York, NY: Film Movement, 2003), 1 hour 48 mins
While vacationing on the Greek "Isle of Love", a repressed 30 year old Stefania reluctantly plays chaperon to her precocious 14 year old niece, Meggy, who plans to lose her virginity before the summer is over. Unbeknownst to Stefania, Meggy's "chosen" man is Stefania's ex-boyfriend. Amidst a mélange of sun rash,...
directed by Daniele Luchetti, 1960-; designed by Maria Rita Barbera, fl. 1988-2012; produced by Conchita Airoldi, fl. 2003; performed by Martina Merlino, fl. 2003, Giampaolo Morelli, 1974- and Stefania Montorsi, fl. 1988-2010 (New York, NY: Film Movement, 2003), 1 hour 48 mins
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Go for Zucker
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directed by Dani Levy, 1957-; designed by Lucie Bates, fl. 1992-2012; produced by Manuela Stehr, 1957-; performed by Udo Samel, 1953-, Hannelore Elsner, 1942- and Henry Hubchen, 1947- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2004), 1 hour 31 mins
First-class pool shark and all-around hustler Jaeckie Zucker is up to his ears in debt, again. He faces jail, divorce and general ruin. When word comes that his mother has died, leaving an inheritance, it's a stroke of luck. But according to his mother's will, before he can cash in Zucker must first reconcile with...
directed by Dani Levy, 1957-; designed by Lucie Bates, fl. 1992-2012; produced by Manuela Stehr, 1957-; performed by Udo Samel, 1953-, Hannelore Elsner, 1942- and Henry Hubchen, 1947- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2004), 1 hour 31 mins
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