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2 AUTUMNS, 3 WINTERS

2 AUTUMNS, 3 WINTERS

  • France / 
  • 2013 / 
  • French with English subtitles / 
  • 93 min

"A quirky French indie...filled with oodles of visual flourishes."
- Jordan Mintzer, The Hollywood Reporter

"2 Autumns, 3 Winters is the palpable love of cinema on display!"
- Craig Williams, Cinevue

"Beautifully performed…[with] an insight rarely touched upon in most films!"
- Sacha Stephan, Reel Good
A BOTTLE IN THE GAZA SEA

A BOTTLE IN THE GAZA SEA

Directed by Thierry Binisti
  • France / 
  • 2011 / 
  • French, Arabic & Hebrew with English subtitles / 
  • 99 min

"[For] anyone who's just interested in a gripping, unsentimental drama with a lot of action and a pacifist message of hope and reconciliation, A Bottle in the Gaza Sea is must-viewing."
- Jeff Henrich, Montreal Gazette

"Heartfelt! [Bottle] is a gentle pairing of youthful idealism and tenacious hope."
- Jeannette Catsoulis, The New York Times

"This is the story of people who dream big and find a commonunderstanding...No matter where your sympathies lie,it's hard not to get behind that."
- Robert Levin, AM New York
A SCREAMING MAN

A SCREAMING MAN

  • Chad, France and Belgium / 
  • 2010 / 
  • French & Arabic with English subtitles / 
  • 102 min

"Beautifully composed...absorbing!"
- Todd McCarthy, indieWIRE

"Directed with great confidence...this is pure-grade art cinema!"
- Robert Koehler, Variety

"Quietly powerful! A welcome wake-up call about what's going on in the world."
- Peter Brunette, The Hollywood Reporter
AIDED MIGRATION (MIGRATION ASSISTEE)

AIDED MIGRATION (MIGRATION ASSISTEE)

Directed by Pauline Pinson
  • France / 
  • French with English subtitles / 
  • 5 Minutes
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ALIYAH

ALIYAH

Directed by Elie Wajeman
  • France / 
  • 2012 / 
  • French with English subtitles / 
  • 90 min
Official Selection - Cannes Film Festival (Directors' Fortnight)
Winner - Audience Award (Screenplay) - Angers Film Festival

"Excellent! Atmospheric, tense, smartly crafted - ALIYAH is one of the best films this year!"
- Gary Goldstein, The Los Angeles Times

"[ALIYAH] has a crackling pyschological intensity."
- Stephen Holden, The New York Times

"Drama-Cum-Thriller from budding auteur Elie Wajeman!"
- Jordan Mintzer, The Hollywood Reporter
AMNESIA

AMNESIA

Directed by Barbet Schroeder
  • France and Switzerland / 
  • 2015 / 
  • English, German, French & Spanish with English subtitles / 
  • 96 min

"A simple yet poignant drama with sharp historical undertones."
- Jordan Mintzer, The Hollywood Reporter

"Shot on the idyllic Spanish eastern coast this film examines profound subjects in a dramatically coherent intelligent way. Bravo Barbet!"
- Peter Belsito, Indiewire

"A thoughtful, sensitive character..."
- Scott Foundas, Variety
AN AFGHAN LOVE STORY

AN AFGHAN LOVE STORY

Directed by Barmak Akram
Winner - Screenwriting Award - Sundance Film Festival
Official Selection - Cannes Film Festival

"Engrossing! A satisfying drama...heartfelt in a naturalistic manner."
- Alissa Simon, Variety

"[A] contemporary morality tale in a lean, efficient style."
- Justin Lowe, The Hollywood Reporter

"An uncompromising look at the modern Afghan state and its treatment of women."
- Robert Bell, Exlaim.ca
AN OASIS ON THE HILL

AN OASIS ON THE HILL

Directed by Igal Kohen
  • France / 
  • French & English with English subtitles / 
  • 10 min
BREATHE

BREATHE

Directed by Mélanie Laurent
  • France / 
  • 2014 / 
  • French with English subtitles / 
  • 91 min

"In her second directorial outing, Melanie Laurent offers a compelling, superbly acted portrait of an adolescent friendship perched on the brink of obsession."
- Scott Foundas, Variety

"An impressive second film that features intelligent writing and several knockout performances...Laurent also impresses here as a director of actors."
- Boyd van Hoeij, The Hollywood Reporter

"Melanie Laurent's gorgeous, twisted and confident Breathe is a natural second act to the early moments of Kechiche's time-spanning new classic [Blue is the Warmest Color], applying the same level of care and consideration to the hormonally driven closeness of yet another pair of wild teen girls."
- Kate Erbland, Film School Rejects
COBY

COBY

  • France / 
  • 2017 / 
  • English / 
  • 81 min

"This story of a gender revolution takes place in the living room of an ordinary American family. It is difficult to find such a personal subject yet capable of touching and speaking to the whole society."
Cineuropa

"Sonderegger?s film with it?s very happy ending and its emphasis on how the whole family is coping, makes an important contribution to the continuing dialogue on transitioning, and is also a thoroughly entertaining documentary."
QueerGuru.com

"A pure feel good movie, except that it has nothing fictional, nothing invented."
Le Monde
DREAMS OF DUST

DREAMS OF DUST

Directed by Laurent Salgues
Official Selection - Venice Film Festival
Official Selection - Sundance Film Festival

"A beautiful tale...this film truly respects the rhythm of life."
- Cineuropa

"Perfectly crafted! Striking cinematography!"
- Deborah Young, Variety

"There is a haunting quality to Mocktar's story that rewards close attention."
- Amber Wilkinson, Eye for Film
FOR A WOMAN

FOR A WOMAN

Directed by Diane Kurys
  • France / 
  • 2013 / 
  • French with English subtitles / 
  • 110 min
Official Selection - New York Jewish Film Festival
Official Selection - Brussels Film Festival
Official Selection - Santa Barbara Int'l Film Festival

"Luminous! [A] beautifully crafted historical melodrama!""
- Boyd van Hoeij, The Hollywood Reporter

"Director Diane Kurys paints an evocative, witty portrait of love, longing, ideology and desolation in post-World War II France. "
- Marci Schmitt, Minneapolis Star Tribune

"This is engrossing stuff, not only in the remarkable details of the parents' lives, but in the psychological nuance with which Kurys imagines them."
- Ben Sachs, Chicago Reader
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