Monthly Screenings

An international competition for outstanding films by the future generation of filmmakers

Courtesy of GWFF


Dir.: Simón Mesa Soto
| 95 minutes

Colombia, 1998. Amparo, a single mother, struggles to free her teenage son after he is drafted by the army and assigned to a war zone. She is thrown into a race against time in a society ruled by men, corruption, and violence. Simón Mesa Soto’s feature film debut which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.


Dir.: Andreas Fontana
| 100 minutes

Yvan De Wiel, a private banker from Geneva, travels to Argentina during the dictatorship to replace his partner who disappeared. Between hushed lounges, swimming pools, and luxurious gardens, a remote duel ensues between two bankers who, despite different their methods, are the accomplices of a discreet and merciless form of colonization.

Ballad of a White Cow

Dir.: Behtash Sanaeeha, Maryam Moghaddam
| 105 minutes

Mina’s life is turned upside down when she learns that her husband Babak was innocent of the crime for which he was executed. Just as her money is running out, a stranger named Reza knocks on her door, saying he has come to repay a debt he owed to Babak. Mina is guarded at first, but gradually lets Reza into her life.


Dir.: Dea Kulumbegashvili
| 130 minutes

In a sleepy provincial town in Georgia, a Jehovah’s Witness community is attacked by an extremist group. Amid this conflict, the world familiar to Yana, the wife of the community leader, slowly crumbles. Yana’s inner discontent grows as she struggles to make sense of her desires.


Dir.: Milica Tomovic
| 106 minutes

Belgrade, 1993. Marijana throws a sleepover party in honor of her daughter’s 8th birthday, with family and fellow parents in attendance. Taking advantage of the rare opportunity their children are kept entertained in the other room, the parents open a few bottles in the kitchen and enjoy their reunion.

El Planeta

Dir.: Amalia Ulman
| 81 minutes

After her father’s death, Leo leaves her life as a fashion student in London and returns to her hometown of Gijón, Spain, where her mother is on the verge of eviction. The two survive by selling personal items online and running up tabs based on extensive lies.


Dir.: Blerta Basholli
| 83 minutes

Fahrije’s husband has been missing since the war in Kosovo. Along with their grief, the family is also struggling financially. In order to provide, Fahrije launches a small agricultural business, but in the patriarchal village where she lives, her efforts to empower herself and other women are not seen as positive things.


Dir.: Vladimir Johannsson
| 106 minutes

Icelandic couple María and Ingvar live with their herd of sheep on a beautiful but remote farm. When they discover a mysterious newborn on their farmland, they decide to keep it and raise it as their own. This unexpected prospect of a new family brings them much joy, before ultimate destruction. 


Dir.: Clara Roquet
| 104 minutes

Nora is not sure how she is going to survive another summer at her family's coastal mansion in Spain. Her grandmother is unwell and her little sister is such a baby…. Hopefully Libertad will show up: She’s from Colombia and she knows how to handle boys. But she is also the maid's daughter. 

Natural Light

Dir.: Dénes Nagy
| 103 minutes

World War II, occupied Soviet Union. István Semetka is a Hungarian farmer who serves in a special unit whose mission is to locate and execute partisan groups. On their way to a remote village, his company falls under enemy fire. As the commander is killed and chaos ensues, Semetka is forced to overcome his fears and take command.

The Tale of the King Crab

Dir.: Alessio Rigo de Righi, Matteo Zoppis
| 106 minutes

Luciano lives as a wandering drunk in the village of Tuscia. Spiteful actions ensue between him and the local prince. Fueled by passions and jealousy, Luciano commits an unforgivable act. Now an unfortunate criminal, Luciano is exiled to the distant Tierra del Fuego.

The World After Us

Dir.: Louda Ben Salah-Cazanas
| 85 minutes

Labidi is a struggling young writer who garnered some success with a short story and is currently trying to publish his first novel. While living with his roommate and best friend in a small room and making food deliveries on his bike to survive, he meets Elisa, a student. Caught up in a whirlwind romance, he doesn’t always make the right choices.