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Almanya, Welcome to Germany   

Almanya, Welcome to Germany
Germany, 2011, 97 min.
Neatly structured into two interwoven time frames, this charming, colorfully styled comedy centers on multiple generations of a German-Turkish clan, and derives its touching, laugh-out-loud humor from cultural misunderstandings and the question of what constitutes national identity. Winner: Best Fil... more



Generation P   

Generation P
Russia, 2011, 116 min.
A poet manqué rises to the top of the corporate heap in 1990s Russia in this delirious satire of post-Soviet culture, a drug-fueled rollercoaster ride through the era of Wild West capitalism, gangsters, oligarchs, and political puppets. Kaleidoscopic and demented, by turns.... more



Habibi   

Habibi
Palestine, 2011, 78 min.
The first fiction feature set in Gaza in over 15 years offers a story of forbidden love. Can Qays, a poet from the refugee camp, build a future with Layla, the daughter of a traditional, religious family?... more



The House   

The House
Slovak Republic, 2011, 97 min.
Contemporary Eastern Europe’s divisions – between generations, genders, economic strata, city and country – are given incisive treatment in this affecting family drama about an ambitious teen, her disowned elder sister and their dour, controlling father.... more



The Invader   

The Invader
Belgium, 2011, 95 min.
An illegal worker tries to find a life for himself in Europe in this terse thriller, a bold and compelling debut feature from Belgian visual artist Provost. In the title role, newcomer Issaka Sawadogo is a stunning presence.... more



Las Acacias   

Las Acacias
Argentina, 2010, 85 min.
A gruff truck driver is none too pleased when the woman riding with him from Paraguay to Argentina shows up with a baby. In the course of their journey his tough demeanor thaws, and they form a touching, hesitant connection.... more



Last Winter   

Last Winter
Belgium, 2011, 103 min.
Johann, the head of a farming co-op in central France, runs the cattle farm he has inherited from his father with great care. But economic realities increasely pressure him to sell. John Shank’s feature debut is effused with a quiet llonging for simpler times.... more



Off White Lies   

Off White Lies
Israel, 2011, 86 min.
A poignant comedy about a teenager who returns to Israel to get to know her eccentric father, who is currently “between apartments.” As war in Lebanon begins, the father proposes a creative plan to put a roof over their heads.... more



Old Goats   

Old Goats
USA, 2011, 93 min.
Shot in and around Seattle, writer/director Taylor Guterson’s film is an often hilarious and always heartfelt story of three older men (actors Bob Burkholder, David VanderWal, and Britt Crosley, playing themselves) who refuse to go quietly into the night of retirement and old age.... more



Wreckers   

Wreckers
United Kingdom, 2011, 86 min.
Urbanites David and Dawn (rising stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Claire Foy) move to the pastoral village of David’s youth, only to have the arrival of David’s soldier/brother Nick—and his revelations about family secrets—threaten their idyll. A taut, compelling drama.... more



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