WORLD CINEMA NARRATIVE
Ahmad Maryam – First Film
The film, Ahmad and Maryam depict a forbidden love story between a young Syrian Muslim man, Ahmad and a young Syrian Christian woman, Maryam. A story about the power of love and the price lovers can be prepared to pay to be together …
Directed by Saleh Jamal Eddin
I‘d Like To Be Alone Now – First Film
In the face of death, we all come to question our own path. ‘I’d Like to Be Alone Now’ is an ensemble drama that takes place in one location – the house of a mourning widower and father…
Directed by Jon Dabach
Who can you trust if you can’t trust your best friends? In “Les Beaux Menteurs” (“The Beautiful Liars”), an American plumber crashes a French dinner party and reminds everyone — all we need is love, love, love….
Directed by Bruno Mercier
Celebrated South African actor, director and play writer Christiaan Olwagen translated his award-winning play to Film in this contemporary adaptation of the Anton Chekhov’s classic ‘The Seagull’….
Directed by Christiaan Olwagen
The Very Last Day – First Film
A best-selling writer is seduced, then kidnapped by an admirer, who accuses him of raping her 20 years ago and exploiting her personal tragedy as a plot of his latest book. While the author insists that his novel is strictly a work of fiction, the erratic woman relentlessly tries to rip a confession out of him…
Directed by Cédric Jouarie
The Wake of Light is a romantic drama about a young woman slowly losing hope while caring for her aging father and their broken down farm father. One day she meets a charismatic young man on a cross country road trip, who falls for her and asks her to come with him. Now she has an impossible choice to make….
Directed by Renji Philip
Quezon’s Game – First Film
In 1938, Philippine President Manuel Quezon, future U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower, and several other notable figures set out to rescue Jewish refugees from the ghettos of Germany and Austria. What seems within their power at first, turns out to be fraught with astronomical obstacles…
Directed by Matthew Rosen
Wonderlus – First Film
A wedding goes awry and the morning after, friends and foes need to piece together the puzzle of the night before. In search of answers, a groom needs to pursue the love of his life, a bride has to untangle herself from the past and a waitress tries to escape the present…
Directed by Johan Cronje