Charlotte Gainsbourg (Nymphomaniac, Antichrist) pays tribute to her mother Jane Birkin, "it girl" of the 60s and 70s, known for daring arthouse and her romance and artistic symbiosis with Serge Gainsbourg ('Je t'aime moi non plus') in her documentary directorial debut.
In Lebanon, there are around 200,000 foreign domestic workers for every four million inhabitants, who, deprived of their basic rights, eke out an existence under constant control.
In the business, the employees are not so much service providers as goods imported by special agencies, under conditions that amount to a modern variant of the slave trade.
A haunting and gripping study of complacency in the face of monstrosity, MAKHDOUMIN turns its focus to a mirror in the kaleidoscope of social fabric, revealing an extremely complex portrait of our reality.
Jean-Gabriel Périot asks students on the outskirts of Paris to reenact iconic films from the '68 era and share their thoughts.
Although at first they are barely able to engage politically or define the idea of revolution, they gradually realise that the perspectives of the past still affect our politics today.
More than 72,000 formerly imprisoned GDR republic refugees experienced daily torture, cruelty and violations of human dignity. Five people tell the story of their struggle with the regime and the horrifying conditions and methods of interrogation.
In a dystopian Mexico, a drug-addicted father tries to survive with his young daughter Huck. He works as a groundskeeper at a baseball field where narcos hang out.
When the narco boss schedules a fiesta, a rival gang attacks, and to the sound of mariachis, the violence escalates. The next day, only Huck and the cartel's wounded boss, who turns out to be transgender, are left - a showdown ensues.
Filmmaker Hasan is seething with rage. He is banned from working and a serial killer is killing all the other directors in town. All except Hasan. Isn't he the best director in town?
So why is he being neglected? On top of that, his star actress is getting impatient and wants to work with other directors. His wife doesn't seem to love him anymore, and his mother is starting to get demented.
When a series of bizarre misunderstandings make Hasan the prime suspect in the serial murders and social media is in an uproar, he must come up with an ingenious plan to restore his reputation....