Lorna, an Albanian working in a Belgian laundry, needs money to open a snack bar. The first step is citizenship, so she marries a very sick heroin addict who no-one expects to live very long.
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Israeli filmmaker Ari Folman’s latest is an animated docudrama in which the director and his friends play key roles deciphering a dream that is connected to Israel’s war with Lebanon.
An off-beat LA-based comedy as a solitary, hostile young woman with a porn addiction. Written and directed by Marianna Palka
A horrific and unforgettable film about the 1981 Bobby Sands hunger strike directed and co-written by Steve McQueen
What war does to people’s humanity and how, without trust, touch and intimacy, we’re lost.
An outstanding realistic drama that shows these people’s ordinariness, strengths and weaknesses, and never idealizes or diminishes them.
A beautiful contemplative immersion in the children’s sense of the immensity of time and events. Written and directed by Reha Erdem
A film about the Pope’s toilet. Directed by Enrique Fernandez and Cesar Charlone
A masterful piece of film-making that leaves the audience gasping at the injustice of a 99 year sentence for a Mexican ‘illegal’ migrant following the death of the child she was minding
An explosive mix of politics, religion and sexuality explored through the life of a gay couple in Fiji
The horrors of the attitudes towards money of Los Angeles 12-16-year-olds