Obsessed by his handheld game a man doesn't notice that the game is overtaking his reality.
“The little Fish and the Crocodile” is a fable from the rainforest in the Odzala National Park in the Republic of Congo told by the children of the Sanza Mobimba Kindergarden.
Jacques is 70 years old, his face looks marked, he is anxious as he enters the TV room decorated for his 70 year old wife Lucie on her special birthday. She is sitting in front of him but she can't see him. She has dementia. Today is the day when he is trying to reconnect with her whatever it takes.
Lee went to a football match one day in 1988. Matt went on a night out 8 years ago. Neither came home. We explore their stories through their parents' eyes, and discover how the Missing People choir brings comfort to people whose pain borders on the unimaginable.
A watchmaker in his forties, Christophe’s life is as regular – and monotonous – as clockwork. One day, a break in the routine: a brush with death and a new neighbour whose round-the-clock drumming is starting to wind him up.
Fr. Rene Robert devoted his life to those in need right up until 2016, when 28-year-old Steven Murray—an ex-felon who Fr. Rene had been trying to help—kidnapped and murdered him. As prosecutors sought a death sentence for Murray, Fr. Rene’s friends discovered a document he had signed 20 years earlier which stated, in part, “Should I die as a result of a violent crime, I request that the person responsible for my killing not be subject to the death penalty, no matter how heinous their crime.”
How does a father explain prostitution to his eight year old son while riding in a taxi in Paris? It depends on the driver.
Young Ruth has recently experienced a great loss. She has the burn marks to show but other wounds run deeper. Her father, ravaged by guilt, takes her to a birthday party where he submits his thoughts to an adult while Ruth does the opposite in her own company of peers. Ruth does not speak a word to the other children and only stares at the ghostly balloons adorning the room...
Two different perspectives on “home” and “uprooting”: In Swedish class refugees and exchange students came together. Eight years later, they meet again and try to make sense of the term “homeland”.
Pablo and Marius make a disturbing discovery about their childhood friend Lou: she appears to be able to synthesise into sound the light she is exposed to. But as soon as she soon becomes an instrument of their musical experiences, her gift turns into a sort of curse…
Three heroines, three stories ... Three frank stories from the life of sex workers. What is the danger hidden in this profession? What difficulties do they have to overcome in their path? Three women tell about their work. About the first experience, and sometimes the first love. About the essence of their profession.
Born Wrong depicts a moment in the lives of two adult sisters in which they have to face one another in a shared taxi ride. The interdependently addictive relationship formed as children re-emerges as they take a psychological journey back to their childhood. The film raises the questions: Do we have to accept a person supposedly close to us? Can a relationship between siblings that was molded in childhood be changed in adulthood?
On the GaoYi village street, a public announcement is posted to recruit actors for government cultural activities, and the villagers watch with great interest. The announcement does not disturb the rhythm of their daily life. Everything in the village goes on methodically, the butcher slaughters the meat, the captain ferries back and forth. The villagers' life scenes are actually the most natural and real performance.
"I am not a beggar". Lost in the middle of the Bekaa valley after fleeing the Syrian war, little Abed and his sick grandfather find their way into the city of Beirut, only to face a ruthless fate.
An aging fisherman goes out to sea one day and returns with a talking fish. Set in Ghana West Africa, this quirky comedy explores our need to stay relevant against the backdrop of a developing nation.
Congratulations to the winners of Prague Film Awards 2018!
The Race of the Gentleman
A film on film
Don't think of the pink elephant
My Pretty Pony