Director: Santiago Mitre
Country: Argentina, Brazil, France
Language: Spanish, Guarani
Paulina, 28, gives up a brilliant lawyer’s career, in order to dedicate herself to teaching in a depressed region in Argentina. In a rough environment, she sticks to her teaching mission and to her political engagement, sacrificing her boyfriend and the trust of her father, a powerful local judge.
Director: Brillante Mendoza
Language: Fillipino, Tagalog
After the super typhoon Haiyan, which changed the city of Tacloban in the Philippines into its horrendous state, the lives of Bebeth, Larry and Erwin intertwine. The survivors are left to search for the dead, while keeping their sanity intact, and protecting what little faith there may be left. A series of events continue to test their endurance.
Director: Jafer Panahi
Language: English, Farsi
For his new film, Panahi, who was put under house arrest for almost six years, retreats to an even more confined location: a taxi that circles the streets of Tehran, with Panahi himself in the driver's seat. Without ever leaving the cab, Panahi shows life in today's Iran as he coaxes the fares he picks up to speak to him about their concerns, fears, hopes, and expectations.
The High Sun (Zvizdan)
Directed: Dalibor Matanic
Country: Croatia, Serbia
The High Sun shines a light on three love stories, set in three consecutive decades, in two neighbouring Balkan villages with a long history of inter-ethnic hatred. The movie had a dream run in various films festivals, like Cannes and Pula Film Festival.
Director: Hong Won-Chan
Country: South Korea
Office is a clever genre film that was shown at the Midnight Screening at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. The Korean thriller is about Kim, who disappears after apparently killing his entire family. The mystery continues as video surveillance shows Kim entering the building after the killings but there is no record of him leaving. While the office workers become increasingly agitated, another murder is committed in the building.