Engaging with the world
GERMANY , Spain , United Kingdom
| 86 minutes | 2017
“It’s about the journey, not the destination”: an adage that takes on its full meaning in this Don Quixote-inspired documentary. In defiance of his age, 73-year-old Manuel decides to leave Spain to follow a historical trail in the United States. But the journey would be unthinkable without his faithful burro, Gorrión . . . In this neo-realist road movie with echoes of the Old West, filmmaker Pereira blurs the boundaries between drama and non-fiction.
A couple faces up to devastating revelations against the backdrop of a turbulent history in this drama whose power and poignancy comes from what is left...
ISRAEL | 86 minutes | 2016
Journey through the Cameroonian jungle, where ancestral beliefs linger while the local population resists. In each of her films, Marie Voignier takes...
FRANCE | 86 minutes | 2017
A polemical musical about the working world and unfettered capitalism — neo-realism, updated. Portuguese documentary filmmaker Pedro Pinho made waves...
PORTUGAL | 86 minutes | 2017
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