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Actor Andrzej Chyra will attend the film screening on Wednesday 10 May 2017 in the Institut Français.
11 Minutes

The film takes place in Warsaw and follows the same 11 minutes in the lives of several different characters: a sexy actress, a Hollywood film director, an old painter, a hot-dog vendor, a promiscuous courier, a young percussionist, a jealous husband, a boy who doesn’t know his father, a poor woman giving birth, a weary… Read more »

Poland Poland / 2015 / 81 Min / 17+
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A Little Chaos

A romantic drama following Sabine, a talented landscape designer, who is building a garden at Versailles for King Louis XIV. Sabine struggles with class barriers as she becomes romantically entangled with the court’s renowned landscape artist. – Drama romantis tentang Sabine, seorang designer landscap berbakat, yang membangun taman di Versailles untuk Raja Louis XIV, Sabine… Read more »

UK UK / 2014 / 112 Min / 17+
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En man som heter Ove
A Man Called Ove

59-year-old Ove is a grumpy old man. An isolated retiree with strict principles and a short fuse, who spends his days looking over the block association rules that only he cares about. Ove has given up on life. When pregnant Parvaneh and her family move in next door and she accidentally flattens Ove’s mailbox an… Read more »

Sweden Sweden / 2015 / 116 Min / 12+
A Perfect Day

1995, “somewhere in the Balkans” at the end of the Yugoslav wars. Veteran aid workers Mambrú (del Toro), wisecracking B (Robbins) and newcomer Sophie (Thierry), try to remove a cadaver from a well. Somebody threw it in to spoil the water. Over the course of 24 hours, this simple task becomes an impossible mission where… Read more »

Spain Spain / 2015 / 106 Min / 17+
A Syrian Love Story

Amer and Raghda met in a Syrian prison where both were locked up for speaking out against the regime. After leaving prison they married. 20 years and four sons later, Raghda is once more jailed as a political prisoner. When she is unexpectedly released, the Syrian Revolution is in full swing. Amer and Raghda must… Read more »

UK UK / 2015 / 76 Min / 17+
Auf Einmal
All of a Sudden

After the party in Karsten’s apartment, everybody leaves except Anna. They talk, they kiss and then she stops breathing. He runs for help. But it is too late. This accidental event has profound effect on his settled and well-established life. It spirals out of control and turn sour. Tension arises at his office, with his girlfriend, his friends and with his parents. In a small provincial German town, disappointment soon fuels anger, justice hides behind hypocrisy, and evil gradually unfolds. Compelling, puzzling and provocative. – Setelah pesta di apartemen Karsten, semua tamu pulang kecuali Anna. Mereka berbincang dan bercumbu, lalu Anna mendadak berhenti bernapas. Karsten mencoba mencari bantuan, tapi sudah terlambat. Kecelakaan ini berdampak buruk pada hidup Karsten yang stabil dan mapan. Ketegangan dalam hidupnya mulai bermunculan: di kantor, dengan pacarnya, bersama teman-temannya, dan juga orang tuanya. Di sebuah kota terpencil di Jerman, kekecewaan memancing kemarahan, keadilan bersembunyi di balik kemunafikan, dan kejahatan secara perlahan mulai terungkap.

Germany Germany / 2016 / 112 Min / 17+
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Avril et le monde truqué
April and the Extraordinary World

An orphaned teenager searches for her missing parents. From the producers of Academy Award-nominated Persepolis and the mind of renowned French graphic novelist Jacques Tardi come a riveting sci-fi adventure set in a steam-punk version of Paris. – Seorang remaja yatim piatu mencari orang tuanya yang hilang. Produser nominasi Academy Award Persepolis dan novelis grafis… Read more »

France France / 2015 / 105 Min / G
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As Mil e Uma Noites: Volume 2, O Desolado
Arabian Nights: Volume 2 – The Desolate One

In Portugal — a European country in crisis — a film director proposes to build fictional stories from the miserable reality he is immersed in. However, failing to find meaning in his work, he cowardly runs away and leaves the beautiful Scheherazade to stand in his shoes. This film is not an adaptation of Scheherazade’s… Read more »

Portugal Portugal / 2015 / 131 Min / 17+
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We show this short before the film Waldstille.
Arigato

Arigato follows a Dutch-Indonesian grandmother as she spends a day at the beach with her granddaughter, Toet. As Toet goes to play with Koh, a little Japanese boy, long buried war memories, from Indonesia’s Japanese occupation, come fiercely to the forefront. Grandma finds herself on an emotional rollercoaster and ends up confusing innocent events with her traumatic experiences and the death of her father. Indirectly, she reveals her fears to Toet, who trys to dispell them. Koh the little boy, has witnessed all this and makes a small but powerful reconcilatory gesture. Grandma overcomes her aversion and can thank him in his own language:  ‘Arigato’.  

Netherlands Netherlands / 2012 / 9 Min / G
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Balik Jakarta

Balik Jakarta is a short film initiated by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Jakarta. Togar, a Go-jek driver, meets Gunther, a German tourist who shows a picture of his childhood house in Kebayoran.  They try to find the house. – Balik Jakarta merupakan film pendek yang di prakarsai oleh Kedutaan Jerman di Jakarta. Togar, pengendara Go-jek, bertemu Gunther, turis Jerman yang menunjukkan foto rumah masa kecilnya di Kebayoran. Mereka berusaha untuk menemukan rumah tersebut.

Germany Germany / 2016 / 25 Min / 12+
Ballerina
Ballerina

Félicie, an orphan girl from Brittany has one passion: dance. She flees with her best friend Victor to Paris, where many challenges await her. Félicie has to outdo herself to make her dream come true: becoming a prima ballerina at the Paris Opera. – Félicie, gadis yatim piatu dari Brittany, memiliki satu obsesi: tari. Dia… Read more »

France France / 89 Min / G
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Blackmail

Blackmail Alfred Hitchcock Music Program Blackmail is a silent movie from 1929. Alice White is the daughter of a shopkeeper in London. Her boyfriend, Frank Webber, is a Scotland Yard detective. Alice kills a man in self defense, after the man tries to sexually assault her. When Frank is assigned to the case, he quickly… Read more »

UK UK / 1929 / 85 Min / 12+
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Blood Father

John Link, an ex-convict and ex-drunk, reunites with his 17-year old daughter to protect her from drug dealers who are trying to kill her. Link is determined to keep his daughter from harm and, for once in his life, do the right thing. – John Link yang mantan narapidana dan bekas pemabuk bertemu kembali dengan… Read more »

France France / 2016 / 88 Min / 17+
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The Director will attend the film screening on Sunday 07 May 2017 in Erasmus Huis.
Brimstone

From the moment the new reverend climbs the pulpit, Liz knows she and her family are in great danger. Wrongly accused of a crime she didn’t commit, Liz is hunted by a vengeful Preacher for a crime she didn’t commit. In four chapters we see how Liz, a genuine survivor, must fight to keep herself… Read more »

Netherlands Netherlands / 2016 / 148 Min / 17+
Capsule

The year is 1959. It is the height of the Cold War. Guy is an experienced British pilot who is in command of Britain’s first manned mission to space. He has trained for 3 years and now he is alone in space when his capsule malfunctions. The helpless British astronaut has limited contact with his… Read more »

UK UK / 2015 / 91 Min / 17+
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