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El silencio del Topo

El silencio del Topo

Democracy & Power Films
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Director: Anaïs Taracena

Duration: 91Min

Country: Guatemala

Language: Spanish

Subtitles: English, French

How to tell a story through the voices of people who are still afraid to talk about the past? Through the 1970s, the journalist Elías Barahona, also known as “El Topo”(“The Mole”), succeeded in infiltrating the most repressive government in Guatemala, that of General Romeo García.
En attendant le déluge

En attendant le déluge

Belgian Competition Films
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Director: Chris Pellerin

Production name: Centre Vidéo Bruxelles, Michel Steyaert

Year: 2022

Duration: 73Min

Country: Belgium

Language: Italian, Kosovar, French, Albanian

Subtitles: English, French

6 years of exile, 948 dialyses, 2000 injections: Meruzhan, as much as his travelling companions, awaits a transplant, a right of residence.
Erasmus in Gaza

Erasmus in Gaza

Competition Films International
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Director: Chiara Avesani, Matteo Delbò

Production name: Arpa Films, Eva Fontanals

Year: 2021

Duration: 88Min

Country: Palestine, Italy, Spain

Language: English, Italian

Subtitles: English, French

Riccardo, a final-year medical student from Italy, is going to Gaza on an Erasmus exchange to fulfil his dream: becoming a war surgeon.
Estos Muros

Estos Muros

Democracy & Power Films
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Director: Alberto Pascual

Production name: Alberto Pascual

Year: 2021

Duration: 67Min

Country: Spain

Language: Spanish

Subtitles: English, French

A poem written on the ruins of a building near a train track in the Sierra of Madrid leads us to one of the darkest episodes in Spanish history, namely the labor camps for Republican political prisoners under the Franco dictatorship.
Fond des buses

Fond des buses

Close up Belgium Films
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Director: Michel Sadowski

Production name: Michel Sadowski

Year: 2021

Duration: 14Min

Country: Belgium

Language: French

Subtitles: English, French

Philibert’s life is full of twists and turns, each eventful moment being more marvellous than the other.
For Your Peace of Mind, Make Your Own Museum

For Your Peace of Mind, Make Your Own Museum

Competition Films International
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Director: Pilar Morena, Ana Endara Mislov

Production name: Mansa Productora

Year: 2021

Duration: 71Min

Country: Panama

Language: Spanish

Subtitles: English, French

In a daring film, two directors explore new paths in the cinematic language through the story of Senobia Cerrud, who lived in a small village in the middle of nowhere.
Game of Truth

Game of Truth

Competition Democracy & Power Films International
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Director: Fabienne Lips-Dumas

Production name: Sergio Ghizzardi (Domino Production)

Year: 2021

Duration: 88Min

Country: Belgium, France, Ireland

Language: French, English

Subtitles: English, French

For thirty years, Northern Ireland was scarred by a conflict between Catholics and Protestants. In 1998, the Good Friday Agreement brought an end to the Troubles, thirty years of attacks and assassinations marked by state secrecy.
Ghosts of Afghanistan

Ghosts of Afghanistan

Democracy & Power Films
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Director: Julian Sher

Production name: GalaFilms

Year: 2021

Duration: 89Min

Country: Canada

Language: English

Subtitles: French

As the Taliban took control of Afghanistan and the “good war” ends in chaos and tragedy, Graeme Smith, a war correspondent, gives a first-hand account of NATO’s failed attempt to bring democracy, women’s rights and freedoms to the country.
Golden Land

Golden Land

Best of World Festivals Films
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Director: Inka Achté

Production name: napafilms

Year: 2022

Duration: 82Min

Country: Finland, Sweden, Norway

Language: Finnish, Somali

Subtitles: English, French

When Finnish-Somalian Mustafe discovers that his ancestors’ land in the horn of Africa is full of copper and gold, he decides to swap his family’s safe but boring life in the Nordics for Somaliland, a self-declared state in East Africa.
Halal Cinema

Halal Cinema

Competition Films International Young vision
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Director: Amine Boukhris

Production name: AlJazeera Documentary Channel

Year: 2021

Duration: 68Min

Country: Tunisia, Qatar

Language: Arabic

Subtitles: English, French

In Ksour Essef, Tunisia, an imam cherishes the dream of breathing new life into his city by reopening a cinema that has been disused for 25 years.
I am Chance

I am Chance

Belgian Competition Films
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Director: Marc-Henri Wajnberg

Production name: Wajnbrosse Productions

Year: 2022

Duration: 85Min

Country: Belgium, DRC

Language: Lingala

Subtitles: English, French

I am Chance follows the microcosm of a group of street savvy girls in the surprisingly bright, pop and artistic megacity of Kinshasa.
Judges Under Pressure

Judges Under Pressure

Competition Democracy & Power Films International
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Director: Kacper Lisowski

Production name: Iwona Harris, Lollipop Films

Year: 2022

Duration: 85Min

Country: Poland

Language: Polish

Subtitles: English, French

In Poland, the independence of the judiciary  has been seriously threatened since the coming to power of Law and Justice, a far-right party.
Kashkash

Kashkash

Competition Films International
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Director: Lea Najjar

Production name: The Film und Fernseh-Labor

Year: 2020

Duration: 85Min

Country: Germany, Lebanon, Qatar

Language: Arabic

Subtitles: English, French

In the Levant, “Kash Hamam” is a pigeon game that dates back to the most remote times.
La carotte et le béton

La carotte et le béton

Environment Films Focus
CIVA

Director: Emilien Bernard

Production name: Jean-François Le Corre, Aurélie Angebault

Year: 2021

Duration: 52Min

Country: France

Language: French

Subtitles: English, Dutch

A collective of young promoters of urban agriculture establishes itself in Blosne, a working-class neighbourhood of Rennes, and has an ambitious mission: reconnect the inhabitants with nature and a healthy diet.
La Cour de Babel

La Cour de Babel

Bertuccelli Films
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Director: Julie Bertuccelli

Production name: Les Films du Poisson

Year: 2013

Duration: 89Min

Country: France

Language: French

Subtitles: English

They have just arrived in France from countries including Ireland, Serbia, Brazil, Tunisia, China and Senegal.
La Dernière Folie de Claire Darling

La Dernière Folie de Claire Darling

Bertuccelli Films
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Director: Julie Bertuccelli

Production name: Les Films du Poisson

Year: 2018

Duration: 94Min

Country: France

Language: French

Subtitles: English

The story is set on the first day of summer and Claire Darling’s last day on earth. In any case, that’s what she believes…
L’Amiral Tchoumakov

L’Amiral Tchoumakov

Belgian Competition Films
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Director: Laurier Fourniau, Arnaud Alberola

Production name: Cinedoc Films, Kinomaï Films

Year: 2021

Duration: 64Min

Country: Belgium, France

Language: Russian, Khirgiz

Subtitles: French

Issyk-Kul, perched in the high mountains of north-east Kyrgyzstan, is one of the five deepest lakes in the world.
Le chant des vivants

Le chant des vivants

Competition Films International Young vision
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Director: Cécile Allegra

Production name: TS Productions

Year: 2021

Duration: 82Min

Country: France

Language: English, French

Subtitles: English, French

Every year, during school holidays, Anas, Egbal, Bailo and the others go to the village of Conques, in Aveyron, France. They are all survivors of Libyan torture camps.
Le Constat de La Crevette Grise

Le Constat de La Crevette Grise

Competition Films Young Belgian Talents
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Director: Remi Murez

Production name: Valentin Berryer

Year: 2021

Duration: 22Min

Country: Belgium

Language: Dutch, Arabic, French

Subtitles: English, French

In the depths of the murky, grey North Sea, a monster of iron and gas threatens the Belgian Coast.
Dernières Nouvelles du Cosmos

Dernières Nouvelles du Cosmos

Bertuccelli Films
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Director: Julie Bertuccelli

Production name: Les Films du Poisson

Year: 2016

Duration: 85Min

Country: France

Language: French

Subtitles: English

Despite being nearly 30, Hélène still looks like a teenager. She writes powerful texts with a caustic humour and is, as she says herself, part of a “miscalibrated batch that doesn’t fit in anywhere.”

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