TIME TO GO

Directed by Grzegorz Molda – Marta works at her father’s automobile repair shop. After her boyfriend is arrested, Marta is faced with a difficult choice: to stay loyal to her father, or to do what it takes to get her boyfriend released. GFM: For our readers who have not yet had a chance to see Time to […]

PUSH IT

Directed by Julia Thelin – Push It is a film about never being able to win, even though you’re the best. Hedda tries to approach Adam in every way she can, but everything she does turns out wrong. But Adam gets to break all the rules. Push It explores structures, physicality, identity and emotions. With the gym […]

KATTO – The Ceiling

Directed by Teppo Airaksinen – On the brink of divorce a middle aged man, Olavi, retreats to his cabin by the lake. After a few days he finds that the ceiling has come down making him unable to stand up straight. His friend Tuomas arrives and insists that something has to be done whereas Olavi is content […]

DAMIANA

Directed by Ramirez Pulido – Deep inside the jungle, a group of teenage girls are being kept under supervision. Despite abandonment and hostility, Damiana hopes she can get in touch with her father. GFM: For our readers who have not yet seen Damiana, could you please introduce the film and share some of your inspiration for […]

ACROSS MY LAND

Directed by Fiona Godivier – Arizona 2016, the portray of an American family at the Mexican border. One evening, as the mother is costly watching TV with her daughter, the father and his son get their rifle prepared for a patrol tour along the border wall. GFM: Across My Land is a very sinister portrait of the […]

A Gentle Night

Directed by QIU Yang – In a nameless Chinese city, a mother with her daughter missing, refuses to go gentle into this good night. GFM: Your graduate film Under the Sun competed in the prestigious Cinefondation selection in Cannes 2015. How does it feel to be returning to Cannes with A Gentle Night to compete for […]

A DROWNING MAN

Directed by Mahdi Fleifel – Fatah makes his way through the streets of modern day Athens trying to find enough money to get by. On his travels he encounters the wisdom and desperation that permeates this place and defines his existence. GFM: In A Drowning Man, your main character, ‘The Kid’, is a Palestinian living in Athens […]

TIMECODE

Directed by Juanjo Gimenez – Parking lot security guard Luna is bored with her uneventful daily routine but a call about a customer complaint leads her to discover how the night guard, Diego, alleviates his boredom. Soon the pair develops a relationship by communicating through the garage’s CCTV footage. GFM: Most of our readers will not have […]

PIPER

Directed by Alan Barillaro and Marc Sondheimer – Young Piper, a sandpiper hatchling, leaves her nest for the first time to hunt for food but is too scared of the crashing waves to reach the yummy morsels hidden in the sand. After meeting an unusual ally, Piper attempts to face her fears and increase her […]

SING

Directed by Kristof Deák and Anna Udvardy – Young Zsofi is having a hard time fitting in at her new school, and her distress grows when the choir director treats her cruelly despite her love of singing. Along with her friend Liza, Zsofi investigates the revered teacher in an attempt to reveal her true nature. GFM: […]