Two years after Synonyms, the Israeli director returns to the screen with Ahed’s Knee. Nadav Lapid is not afraid to depict a dirigiste country and an Israeli society governed by fear, under the influence of political censorship, art and ideas. A modern western as musical as it is radical, whose protagonist, a filmmaker in the midst of a personal crisis, will have to fight in the middle of a society in the midst of a collective crisis.
Toronto, 1899. Mackenzie King dreams of becoming Prime Minister of Canada. But his quest for power pits him against his mother and a Governor General. When the campaign leads to a struggle of good versus evil, King learns that deception is the only way to survive the 20th century.
1990s rave culture was a chance to let go of oneself. If It Were Love explores such dimension through the eyes of artist Gisèle Vienne: young dancers dissolve into a community on stage, where their bodies move in graceful slow motion. Performance and reality flow together into an artistic whole.
A man is brought back from the dead to work in the hell of sugar cane plantations. 55 years later, a Haitian teenager tells her friends her family secret - not suspecting that it will push one of them to commit the irreparable.
Ibrahim, Manar, Suleiman and Altayeb, four veteran members of the Sudanese Film Club, embark on a journey in which they aim to revive and old cinema to bring cinemagoing culture back to their country. In the crisis-ridden country, the four friends encounter insurmountable resistance.
After 15 years of self-imposed exile, Menahem gets back to his ultra-orthodox home town of Bnei Brak, where he wants to face the traumatic childhood experiences of long-lasting sexual abuse within the Khasidic community.