Maryam Zaree was born in one of Iran’s most notorious political prisons. In her documental debut, she embarks on a personal search for clues: in an effort to break the silence, she talks with her parents about the violent circumstances surrounding her birth. And she asks other children born in Evin about their experiences and the traumatic consequences. Maryam Zaree’s cinematic approach unfolds through her own biography, but beyond this it alerts us to the horrors of persecution and dehumanisation in Iran and the rest of the world.
Follow Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter, and rise to the pinnacle of a tradition that has been typically been handed down from father to son for centuries.
Eleven-year-old New York City public school kids journey into the world of ballroom dancing and reveal pieces of themselves and their world along the way. Told from their candid, sometimes hilarious perspectives, these kids are transformed, from reluctant participants to determined competitors, from typical urban kids to "ladies and gentlemen," on their way to try to compete in the final citywide.
This film is based on Marco’s story, a person who lives an identity disorder as a consequence of Colombia’s armed conflict, which forced him to change his identity three times. In his mother’s house, Marcos finds objects that take him to a world where his memories, fears and the ghosts of those men that he once was coexist. Marco has to face a part of the story that he wants to forget: Marco was part of the communist guerrilla. That truth will be revealed and Marco will lose his family. This film explores the limits between cinema, theater and performance.
The film documents the construction of political thinking of the newest candidate for the presidency of the Republic of Brazil by the female PARTY, the actress Georgette Fadel, from her relationship with an unusual troupe of ten people who accompany her on an initiatory journey in search of hers greatest reference, Pepe Mujica, in Uruguay.
Passages showcases Brazilian films in which the utilisation of artforms and media such as literature, painting, theatre, music, photography, radio and television, functions as a 'passage' to political and social reality.
Flavia Ribeiro meets 8 female ex-offenders with whom she helped as a volunteer in the Women's Chain, city of Santos. Together, in a inhospitable and precarious space, they transformed anguish into art, rebellions into dialogue, despair into hope.
From Sunday to Sunday, the Arcozelo football field is battered by the North wind. The lawn has to be swept and lots of clothes washed. - The boys are coming! - The two equipment managers, São and Cunha, know the name of the little players. Everyone is taken care of and the socks drying on the goals are also to be lent.