—104 min min -
FictionNumber: 41 Show: Monday 13 November, 13:00, Angereds Bio
Director: Tony Gatlif
South of France. In the sultry August heat, Geronimo, a young social educator, tries to ease tensions between the youngsters of the St Pierre neighborhood. The mood changes when Nil Terzi, a teenage girl of Turkish origin, flees an arranged marriage, running to the arms of her gypsy lover, Lucky Molina. Their escape sparks hostilities between the two clans. When the jousting and the musical battles begin, Geronimo struggles to quell the ensuing unrest around her.
—32 min min -
DocumentaryNumber: 34 Show: Sunday 12 November, 14:00, Viktoriasalen
Director: Jamshid Golmakani
Every day, hundreds of desperate and oppressed people from different countries secretly travel across the high mountains of the Alps. Some fall down in the way of the dream of freedom and a safe life. The filmmaker hears how four men and one woman have already died on the road and how the freezing weather has taken the legs of several asylum seekers, and they had to amputate them.
After reaching Turkey, they had illegally reached the Greek islands in a small boat. From the hellish camps, they have now walked about six thousand kilometers.
Everyone is very optimistic about getting asylum. They have high hopes and dreams of their beautiful future life in Europe. But the nightmare is not over.
It is a simultaneous filming of the inner call of identity on a journey as an exile filmmaker and intellectual person faced with the asylum seekers' future exile.
—97 min min -
DocumentaryNumber: 16 Show: Friday 10 November, 18:30, Bio Roy
| Tuesday 14 November, 21:00, Hagabion Sal 1
Director: Steffi Niederzoll
Tehran, July 2007: Reyhaneh Jabbari, 19, has a business meeting with a new client. When he tries to rape her, she stabs him in self-defense. Later that day, she is arrested for murder. Her trial resulted in a death penalty sentence. Thanks to personal and secretly recorded videos provided by Reyhaneh's family, their testimonies, and the letters written by Reyhaneh in prison, the film retraces the fate of a woman who becomes a symbol of resistance and women's rights even beyond the borders of Iran.
—118 min min -
—Number: 7 Show: Wednesday 15 November, 21:00, Hagabion Sal 1
Director: Ali Abbasi
Female journalist Rahimi travels to the Iranian holy city of Mashhad to investigate a serial killer targeting sex workers. As she draws closer to exposing his crimes, the opportunity for justice grows harder to attain when the murderer is embraced by many as a hero. Based on the true story of the 'Spider Killer' Saeed Hanaei, who saw himself as on a mission from God as he killed 16 women between 2000 and 2001.
—55 min min -
Documentary, HistoryNumber: 4 Show: Sunday 12 November, 14:00, Viktorialsalen
Director: Feriel Ben Mahmoud
The Arab feminism has existed for over a century. From Beirut to Casablanca, passing through Riyadh, Cairo, and Tunis, this documentary tells the unknown History and wonders about the possibility of its perpetuation in the current geopolitical context.