Black Mud is a coming of age story about two orphaned brothers who travel cross country to the Alberta oil sands in search of a new life. Along the way, they learn to depend on one another, but tensions grow as money gets tight. On the brink of giving up, Alex, the older brother, meets Flora, a young drifter, who insists on coming with them in exchange for a place to stay in Alberta.
In a village by the Meuse river, located near the French-Belgian border, a factory storekeeper named Basile Matrin leads a dreary life with his wife, Rose. The young Maryse Duval, who had just come back from Paris, has abandoned her dreams of becoming an actress. She will unwittingly turn their life upside down. Basile’s great friend and neighbour, who is a reporter for a local newspaper « Le
Dealing with the frog hunting profession that is being passed on from generation to generation by Romani people in Edirne, the documentary film blends the cultural structure and aesthetics of the Romani neighbourhood and examines the details of frog hunting profession through the intimate relationship between fathers and sons. The film also tells hunters’ struggles against the factories which
Doubts are more cruel than the worst of truths. (Jean B. MoIiere) İdris and Hatice are the ordinary couple who live in a shantyhouse.Although Hatice is the woman who is frightened and bullied by her husband,İdris,she has a love affair with her husband’s co-worker,Cemal.İdris who is a gambler sells the television at his home to pay his gambling debt. This incident concurs with his stealing his
There is an incident at an otherwise very ordinary Turkish funeral. A man drops his phone inside the grave while throwing soil during the burial. He promptly interrupts the service to take his phone back. However someone in community denies this request because of religious beliefs. The Hodja who is leading the funeral, gets involved and an extraordinary discussion unfolds.
The film describes Saim Kemik, a scrap cardboard collector in Istanbul,efforts of entering Feys, a social networking platform.Saim Kemik arrives next to the rice cart he eats from every evening. At that moment, he overhears two well dressed men talking about Feys and he wonder what Feys is like, and tries to find out how to access to Feys.
In 1981 The Kurdilli Peninsula became an island as a result of the increase of the level of Caspian Sea. Those who live in two villages of the peninsula leave the island over time. But for Vitaly the island becomes the last destination. He did not want to leave the land where he buried his father and mother, where he spent his childhood and youth. In 2014, everyone on the entire island left
Three friends, who cannot prevent the civil war in Afghanistan from ruining their lives, come to Turkey at different times in pursuit of a new hope. After a long, dangerous journey and several borders crossed, the ‘other borders’, where they seek refuge in the hope that everything will be better, becomes the beginning of a new struggle and another tough war. The three friends, after the troubles
What can a father do when his beloved daughter was so much hurt by someone that he finds her unconscious in the bathroom, lying in her own blood. What can he do when the system fails him standing in the way of justice? The film is a part of the social debate in the current context of the #MeToo campaign.
A woman who 50 has a life story from Black Sea to Istanbul.Hatice Akgün is beginning adventure of Track driving with take support from her father. She never give in, in spite of obstacles. She driving truck as a job now. In the dominant male society she look after her 6 children alone when doing truck driving.
Conceived through the division of the screen into nine cinematic frames, the film "Soil" narrates the journey of a young man carrying a handful of soil into the grave of a deceased soldier who happens to be burying his own dead body. With the form integrated into narrative, it is possible to watch every phase of his journey synchronically. Wherever he goes the smell of the soil remains
Heta lives with her pet seal in her highly peculiar house full of curious rooms and endless corridors. Her entire life consists of carefully planned and conducted routines. When the latter get thrown into disarray, Heta‘s world begins to crumble, until she feels compelled to make an irreversible decision.
Five year old Leyla who has deep emotional connections with nature lives with her family in a country house. Only a few days left for Eid el Adha (Muslim feast for sacrifice) and there is a feast rush in the house. Sheep which is bought to be sacrificed for the feast lives in the hut next to house for several days. But Leyla, who visits the sheep occasionally to slop it, has a smart idea to
Gabriele D’Annunzio, 70 years old, sick and exiled in the Vittoriale household, answers to an ex-soldier letter in which he reminds the promise made by the poet: the revolution and the dream of a nation founded on art and beauty. D’Annunzio, haunted by regret, writes the answer in a letter he won’t ever send, in which he asks for forgiveness and remembers the time when he used to believe his
A Malaysian female published author throws caution to the wind and follows her gut instincts and lands in New York, the Big Apple. A survivor of the deadly dengue fever, clinical depression and decades of domestic violence propelled Jasemin to carve a new life in the New World. Armed with her 3 books, personal story and a never-say-die attitude she is determined to turn her books into films and
After touring in Ukraine with his band, Sieva moved to Kiev where gets involved in Maidan Revolution. Fascinated by young people questioning the old soviet values and embracing new ones, he decides to follow fve youngsters coming from diferent cities and social backgrounds. The characters lead him into unexpected places: from the separatists camps in Lugansk and the Maidan Square protests in Kiev
Young scientist Alexey Romanovich invites all his colleagues interested in his experiment. Among the guests are collector, the member of the Scientific Council, also we see the father and son, who are devoted to science, but, clearly, have different intentions for the Alexey Romanov's experiment. The real reason of the scientific project's presentation is the mentor of Alexei
Start the Buzz is the latest film commissioned by Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana (Italian Fashion Council) to celebrate Milano Fashion Week A/W 2018/19. The film is directed by the award-winning Milan-based creative production company The Blink Fish. As a way to support and provide visibility to the emerging generation of young Italian designers, Start The Buzz features only emerging talent
This film follows three generations of Ugandans in their fight to bring quality education to their village. Enid, her son Martin and her adopted son Titus have all spent their lives in Kikobero. This is a hard-to-reach village with poor quality roads, lack of basic amenities and a lack of good schooling. Martin and his parents are committed to bringing a quality school to the village so that
"Telephone" is a journey into the world of sound. The sense of meaning sounds can imbue and the memory of sound in the face of silence. Set around Barentsburg, Svalbard. The film follows Viktor, a miner with a tender soul, on the verge of losing his hearing. Lost among the unforgiving white of the arctic his reality melts into only one urge - connection. He must try to contact his son,
When Alice comes to Paris, she thinks she has everything figured out. But Her absolute taste and her theoretical perfect knowledge of Paris will soon come short. Between her sister love affairs, her inability to keep a job for more than a day and the mysteries of Paris, she will soon realizes that life is not as simple as a kitchen recipe.
omewhere in the very center of the World there is a quiet, serine valley, the Hoppies live and work there. Hoppiland is a multicultural town you can find Hoppies with all different nationalities. While everyone is busily running about, the Hoppies making sure that after the busy days there are holidays for everyone. Birthdays, Christmas, carnivals, Halloween, Thanksgiving or Hanukkah and of