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Barren Lives

  Based on a revered novel by Graciliano Ramos, this drama depicts the lives of a poor family in the dry northeastern region of Brazil.  Focusing on Fabiano and his Read More

The Son’s Room

  The Son’s Room follows an affluent Italian family through all the stages of grieving. When the teenage son dies in a diving accident, his parents and sister react with Read More

Germany, Year Zero

  In the devastated remains of post-war Germany, 12-year-old Edmund lives with his family and five other families in a battered apartment. His brother, a former Nazi, evades the police Read More

Facing Windows

  Overburdened and stuck in a greying marriage, Giovanna, the young heroine of Ferzan Ozpetek’s Facing Windows, faces a crossroads that appears in the form of an aging man losing Read More


  This documentary captures both Rodin’s greatest achievements as an artist, as well as his struggles with the critics and within his personal life. In spite of the complexity of Read More

Romantics & Realists: Courbet

  Gustave Courbet loved to present himself as a hard-drinking, radical-thinking peasant artist in mid-nineteenth century Paris, but his public image was largely a creation of his own, yet with Read More

Jack Frusciante Has Left the Band

  Jack Frusciante Has Left the Band tells the story of the relationship between Alex, a 17-year-old rebel, and Aidi, a girl who enters his life out of the blue Read More

Santa Maradona

  Andrea is 27, and he has just graduated from the university with a useless degree and numerous girlfriends. He is full of hope but spends his days looking for Read More

Lying Lips

  Elsie is a popular nightclub singer, who refuses to go out with the customers. When she is framed and convicted for murdering her aunt, her friend Benjamin, a police Read More

Within Our Gates

  Within Our Gates is a 1920 American silent film by the director Oscar Micheaux that portrays the contemporary racial situation in the United States during the early twentieth century, Read More