Engaging with the world
BOLIVIA , Qatar
| 80 minutes | 2016
Mesmerizing aesthetics and a fragmented narrative plunge viewers into the daily life of mine workers in this first feature from the Bolivian director. When his father dies, the feckless Elder Mamani has no choice but to live with his grandmother and become a worker. A strikingly atmospheric docu-fiction that, in its recreation of the mine, delivers a dark, disconcertingly claustrophobic experience.
Mention Spéciale (Cinéastes du présent) - Locarno 2017
A single mother and her rebellious son make some bad judgment calls, only to discover precious little light at the end of the tunnel. The 2016 presidential...
SPAIN | 80 minutes | 2017
A Brazilian road movie, lyrical but unsentimental, on the tragic, unjust world of a working man sensitive to the wonders of existence. A young man living...
BRAZIL | 80 minutes | 2017
Breath of fresh air from Brazil in this debut that embraces desire and sensuality freely expressed. Marcelo Caetano was inspired by Walt Whitman’s poem I...
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