Running Time: 84'
Turkey (2016) 12'
Director: Hasan Kalender
Writer: Hasan Kalender
Cast: Deniz Özkan, Altan Erkekli, Sabriye Kara, Yasemin Conka
Arif with Down syndrome has only one purpose in his life: dancing with a woman. But, all of the his neighbours know that Arif lives in an imaginary world.
Aya Goes to the Beach
Aya wal bahr
Morocco (2015) 17'
Director: Maryam Touzani
Writer: Maryam Touzani
Cast: Badia Aziz, Nouhaila ben Moumou, Raouia
The only entertainment for 10-year-old Aya, a domestic helper, is some TV and her fantasies about the sea. With her handicapped neighbor, she seeks a way to make her dream come true.
Lebanon (2016) 17'
Director: Doris Saba
Writer: Doris Saba
Cast: Takla Chamoun, Doris Saba, Tarek Yaacoub
Hanine, an aristocratic and narcissist woman in her early sixties is still living in the shadow of her youth with her old house, illusions, memories and mirrors. In her head and heart, Habib, the young Gardner, books his place. this love rests in the corners, leaving true emotions behind.
Switzerland-Kygyzstan (2015) 10'
Director: Nadine Boller
Writer: Nadine Boller
Cast: Shapu Acanov, Atai Sultanaliev, Aibek Kaanybek, Danyiar Sadyrbek
In the middle of the steppes of Kyrgyzstan an old foundation dating back to the Soviet era is gaining more and more importance in the nomads' daily life.
Iran (2016) 4'
Director: Reza Golchin
Writer: Reza Golchin
Thе film shows ways of schools in Talesh city mountains.
Watch Your Back
France (2015) 24'
Director and writer: David Ribeiro
Cast: Hiam Abbass, Hafsia Herzi, Abdoulaye Fofana
Sidy Konaté was jailed for beating up a pedophile, he is now out on parole. He has a job as a packer and focuses on reintegrating society. Determined to leave the past behind and to look straight ahead, Sidy feels as though he's in control of his life. But is he really? Screenings:
16.01 Czech Center - 18.30'
24.01 Czech Center - 18.30'
Running Time: 76'
Angels Are Dead
Iran (2016) 14’
Director: Sahar Khoshcheshman
Writer: Sahar Khoshcheshman
Cast: Pouya Mohammadi, Farhad Nasrollahi, Amir Mohammad Badbedast
Friends are always friends. The friendship can’t be ignored even if they live in a separate worlds.
Kyrgyzstan (2015) 24'
Director and writer: Ruslan Akun
Cast: Anel Azamatova, Erjan Turdukojoev
The film depicts a story of two siblings who are left all alone high in the wild mountains of Kyrgyzstan, and who decide to herd the cattle on their own. It is a story of children growing up ahead of their time and taking responsibility for their own life and families.
Lebanon (2015) 7'
Director: Hisham Sharafeddine
Writer: Hisham Sharafeddine
Cast:Hasan Akil, Georges Hayek
Two thieves, one location, bad timing.
Turkey (2016) 10'
Director and writer: Ali Kışlar
Cast: Semra Dinçer, Hüseyin Özay, Mehmet Küçük
Celal and his family lost their father. In the funeral process, they realize that the grave is full of water. During that time, a nice lady, whom they don’t know, points to a near grave. And that grave is dry. Celal makes his way to graveyard watchman with the old lady to bargain about the dry grave.
Wait for Me, Italia!
Algeria (2016) 21'
Directors: Jonathan A Mason, Hamid Saïdji
Writers: Jonathan A Mason, Hamid Saïdji
Cast: Saïd Aït Ali Saïd, Mouni Bouallem
A kalaiedoscopic journey through the streets of Algiers in Hocine Filali's taxi. With dreams of setting sail toward a better life in Italy, he'll first have to break free from the grip of this magical city and its colorful cast of characters. Screenings:
19.01 Czech Center - 18.30
25.01 Czech Center - 18.30