International Mid-length Competition "PURGATORY"
Kaņepes Culture centre / 02.12. / 16:00
Experimental / Greece / 2016
THE LEOPARD SHALL LIE DOWN WITH THE GOAT
THE WOLVES SHALL LIVE WITH THE LAMBS
AND THE YOUNG BOY WILL LEAD THEM
12+1 KIDS AND THE CARCASS OF A WHALE WASHED ASHORE
Floor van der Meulen
Fiction / Netherlands / 2016
In Vrijheid tells the story of a mother who gets her lost son back. For months Neziha has lived in fear, because her son Ismaël left for Syria. Then she receives a message saying that Ismaël is back. He fled Syria and is now detained in the Netherlands. Under strict conditions, the judge allows him to await his trial in his mother’s house. Neziha is determined not to let her son slip through her fingers a second time. She does everything within her power to make Ismaël a productive member of society again. But the more she tries to reach him, the greater the distance between mother and son becomes
THE ORGIN OF TROUBLE
Tessa Louise Pope
Documentary / Netherlands / 2016
What causes a father to be absent and what are the consequences of his absence? Director Tessa Pope confronts her past and deals with the complex relationship with her father. Archive material and interviews with the whole family bring all the pieces of the puzzle together, resulting in a story about family, love, hope and losses.
All films are shown in original language with the English subtitles.