Elvis Walks Home

* Fatmir Koci

Elvis Walks Home

Mickey Jones scrapes a living as a nightclub singer in the tacky Mediterranean resort of Zayana. He’s a great Elvis Presley impersonator but a meagre human being: selfish and careless. An argument with two drunken women turns into a fight, and before he knows it Mickey is on the run from the vicious thugs of this police state.

Return to Montauk

* Volker Schloendorff, 2017

Return to Montauk

A renowned German writer, Max Zorn, travels to New York for the launch and reading of his latest novel. His devoted but headstrong wife Clara has been there for a few months already, proof-reading the novel’s translation and press materials in preparation for the event. But little does she know that Max is thinking about another woman, a woman from his past - Rebecca.

Tom of Finland

* Dome Karukoski, 2017

Tom of Finland

The story of Touko Laaksonen, better known as iconic gay artist and human rights activist Tom of Finland.

Light Thereafter

* Konstantin Bojanov, 2017

Light Thereafter

Pavel, 16, idolises the reclusive artist, legendary French painter Arnaud. For Pavel, Arnaud’s Diaries are Holy Scriptures, and he lives by them. Pavel seizes his chance to go and find Arnaud.

Dede

* Mariam Khatchvani

Dede

Dina lives in a remote village high in the Georgian mountains where traditions have remained the same for centuries. Her marriage has been arranged but when handsome Gegi returns from war, she falls in love with him and they elope.

The Constitution [Ustav Republike Hrvatske]

* Rajko Grlić, 2016

The Constitution [Ustav Republike Hrvatske]

Four very different people live in the same building but avoid each other because of differences in how they live their lives, what they believe in, and where they come from. They would probably never exchange a word, but misfortune pushes them towards each other.

Liberation of Skopje

* Danilo Serbedzija, Rade Serbedzija, 2016

Liberation of Skopje

The story and the cruelty of war, the poverty, suffering and the occupation of Skopje are seen through an eight-year old boy Zoran's eyes. Zoran's father is a member of the partisan forces, while Zoran's mother Lica gets involved in a love affair with a German officer Hans.

A Stinking Fairy Tale

* Miroslav Momcilovic, 2015

A Stinking Fairy Tale

A Stinking Fairy tale tells the story of two hobo who help each other out through life. Moma suffers from depression, Ema had been treated for alcoholism. Moma lives in the abandoned factory premises. Ema lives in the shaft. Moma liked Ema at first sight. Ema liked Moma at second sight.

The Surprise

* Mike Van Diem, 2015

The Surprise

An eccentric multimillionaire signs a contract to have his life ended in a surprise manner. At a funeral parlour he meets a young woman who has signed up for the same arrangement. Trouble ensues when the couple falls in love and wishes to delay the execution of their agreement.

Paul (Short Film)

* Victor Van Vloten, Robert Van Wingerden, 2015

Paul (Short Film)

PAUL is a documentary film about a 13 year old boy from the Dunoon township in Cape Town, South Africa, named Paul. Paul has a dream, a dream he thinks about all day; he wants to be surfer. But boys from Dunoon township don’t surf.

Life is a Trumpet [Život je truba]

* Antonio Nuic, 2015

Life is a Trumpet [Život je truba]

The encounter between two families from different backgrounds shows that their members are not as different as one might expect.

Breathe – Umphefumlo

* Mark Dornford-May, 2015

Breathe – Umphefumlo

Based on La Boheme, Breathe - Umphefumlo moves the action from 19th century Paris to 21st century Khayelitsha, South Africa where struggling artists, writers and actors are surviving through wits on the margin of society.

Street Kids United II – The Girls from Rio

* Maria Clara Costa, 2015

Street Kids United II – The Girls from Rio

This is a documentary film about a life-changing experience for a group of girls from the favelas in Rio de Janeiro, the Favela Street Girls, who are chosen to represent Brazil during the Street Child World Cup 2014. The girls, who have faced crime, violence and social problems during their lives, and their coaches work hard to become a winning team.

Monument to Michael Jackson

* Darko Lungulov, 2014

Monument to Michael Jackson

In a dying town in Serbia, an old communist-era monument is removed from the Square. Marko, daydreamer, is on the verge of divorce from the love of his life, Ljubinka. She is disappointed in him and the life in Serbian small-town. Out of despair, he comes up with the idea to replace the communist-era statue with a monument to Michael Jackson in order to save his dying town and seduce his wife again.

From Zero to Hero [Atomski zdesna]

* Srdjan Dragojevic, 2014

From Zero to Hero [Atomski zdesna]

From Zero To Hero is about a group of sales reps at an ex-Yugoslav holiday timeshare company.

Angels

* Alice Nellis, 2014

Angels

The film focuses on a few intimate family destinies from various social categories: a recently widowed young doctor; a school canteen cook and her son; a driving instructor and his wife, a Czech language teacher; and their closest relatives.

The President

* Mohsen Makhmalbaf, 2014

The President

A Dictator post coup d’etat, flees with his five year old grandson cross Country in disguise. As they make their way towards the sea to escape by boat, they meet the people he previously subjugated.

Rio 50 Degrees

* Julien Temple, 2014

Rio 50 Degrees

Rio 50 Degrees is the story of how a city, with the help of its musicians and their music, discovered its liberty, its voice and its soul.

Lost in Karastan

* Ben Hopkins, 2014

Lost in Karastan

A gentle black comedy directed by Ben Hopkins about a confused, washed up film director, Emil, who is invited by a nascent state to make a national epic in an obscure Caucasus Republic ruled by an eccentric and corrupt dictator.

President Nixon’s Present

* Igor Šeregi, 2014

President Nixon’s Present

1969, ex. Yugoslavia. Low-profile agents Stipe and Peđa get a special assignment: to deliver the present from American president Richard Nixon to Yugoslavian president Tito at his summer residence on Brijuni Islands. Seems like a task with zero chance to fail. But...

Amsterdam Express

* Fatmir Koci

Amsterdam Express

Amsterdam Express tells the story of a young Albanian emigrant in Amsterdam who is seduced by the allure of the metropolis and falls victim to the threats of ruthless drug and sex slave traffickers.

The Arbiter

* Kadri Kousaar, 2013

The Arbiter

On his journey through the English countryside, John is accompanied by his 14-year-old donor child - Ronja, whom he tries to convert to the same radical ideas that he believes in. Murder. Elimination. Cleansing. All justifiable in the mind of a modern day European Psycho.

Unogumbe – Noye’s Fludde

* Mark Dornford-May, 2013

Unogumbe – Noye’s Fludde

Noye's Fludde (Noah's Flood), is a 1957 opera by Benjamin Britten. The text is based on an edition by Alfred W. Pollard of an early 15th-century mystery play from the Chester Mystery Cycle. The opera was originally written to be performed in a church or a large hall - but at Britten’s request, not in a theatre - it was also intended for a cast primarily of amateurs.

Zagreb Stories II – A selection of directors

* A selection of directors, 2012

Zagreb Stories II – A selection of directors

The success of the 'Zagreb Stories' composite film produced by Propeler Film in 2009 has triggered efforts to make 'Zagreb Stories 2' with Film and Music Entertainment, this time about love.

Rolli and the Golden Key

* Taavi Vartia

Rolli and the Golden Key

The sequel to Quest for a Heart the fantasy musical "Rolli and the Golden Key" is a story about the power of friendship and the fact that friendship is not an attributed to age. At the same time the story clearly conveys the message that it is never too late to correct one’s mistakes, as long as one has the courage to face them.

The Parade [Parada]

* Srdjan Dragojevic, 2012

The Parade [Parada]

The Parade, in a tragicomic way, tells the story about ongoing battle between two worlds in contemporary post-war Serbian society - the traditional, oppressive, homophobic majority and a liberal, modern and open-minded minority.

Imagine

* Andrzej Jakimowski, 2012

Imagine

Ian, a charismatic new spatial orientation instructor, arrives at a topnotch Lisbon school for the visually impaired. He is taking up the position of teacher with blind patients. The head teacher hires Ian under condition that the children will not be exposed to any danger as they learn to move around by themselves.

Goltzius and the Pelican Company

* Peter Greenaway, 2012

Goltzius and the Pelican Company

In 1600, the Dutch engraver and printer Goltzius relates his adventures of ten years before in the winter of 1590 when he travelled in disguise to Colmar in Alsace on his way to Italy to find money to afford a new printing press to print illustrated books. He proposed to the liberal-minded Margrave of Alsace to make two grand illustrated books, a version of the Old Testament and a version of Ovid’s Metamorphosis.

Lilet Never Happened

* Jacco Groen

Lilet Never Happened

The drama script is based on the real life story of a child prostitute in Manila who, having reached the end of her possibilities, attempts suicide as a desperate way out of her terrible life. Her story is very much the story of the more than one million other children working in the global commercial sex trade today.

The Mortician

* Gareth Roberts
, 2011

The Mortician

THE MORTICAN, shot in digital 3D, is dark urban noir set in the nightmare ghetto of a decaying metropolis. A story of one man’s struggle through the darkness and corruption of a dying city. A story of reconciliation and hope.

StreetKids United

* Tim Pritchard, 2010

StreetKids United

STREETKIDS UNITED is about a team of homeless children, chosen to represent South Africa in the first ever Street Child World Cup, who see football as a way to a better and brighter future.

White Lightnin'

* Dominic Murphy, 2009

White Lightnin'
Following the life of Jesco White through drug abuse, to mountain dancing to murder...

Reykjavik Whale Watching Massacre

* Julius Kemp, 2009

Reykjavik Whale Watching Massacre
RWWM is a splatter movie of the goriest kind. The story is true to its genre, and the humour as black as it gets. Men turn into beasts and kindness is a weakness that can only lead to defeat.

ZigZagKid

* Vincent Bal

ZigZagKid

Based on the novel by Israeli author David Grossmann, ZIGZAGKID tells the story of a young boy who teams up a crook and the pair end up with the police on their tail.

Donkey [Kenjac]

* Antonio Nuic, 2009

Donkey [Kenjac]

It is 1995. The summer when the war operation Storm will take place. Boro travels to his nome village Drinovci, Herzegovina, with his wife Jasna and son Luka in the hope of seeing his brother who was wounded while leaving Sarajevo.

Congregation of Ghosts

* Mark Collicott
, 2009

Congregation of Ghosts

After years in India, working as a missionary, Reverend Densham returns to England to take up the post of vicar in the remote and insular Cornish village of Warleggan on Bodmin Moor.

Turtle: The Incredible Journey

* Nick Stringer, 2009

Turtle: The Incredible Journey
A loggerhead turtle follows the path of her ancestors on one of the most extraordinary journeys in the natural world. From a beach in Florida, she rides the Gulf Stream to the frozen north, swimming around the entire North Atlantic to Africa and then back to the beach where she was born. But her chance of survival is low - just one in a thousand turtles will make it safely home.

Quest for a Heart [Röllin sydän]

* Pekka Lehtosaari, 2007

Quest for a Heart [Röllin sydän]
A young troll, Rolli, and his friends find themselves caught up in a quest to find a magic heart that will save his village and all the world from turning to stone. Worst yet he finds he has to do this with the help of a beautiful Elf, Milli – the surmise of everything a troll can’t stand.

Mirror Maze

* Guillermo Groizard

Mirror Maze
"All of us consider ourselves unique... It’s just the same for me. One day I forgot who I was - and I needed to get out of the maze."
Diego leads a pleasant and ordinary life. One night on TV, he sees a man identical to himself get killed in a road accident. From then on he begins to realise that nothing is what he thought: not his parents, not his wife... not even himself.

Astropia

* Gunnar B. Gudmundsson, 2007

Astropia
High flying socialite Hildur is brought back to earth with a bump when her boyfriend, Jolli, is sent to jail - she must get a job. It's tough but finally ends up working in a fantasy store with a bunch of geeks selling role-play books and costumes - she begins to really enjoy herself. But Jolli escapes from jail and kidnaps Hildur.

Buick Rivera

* Goran Rusinovic

Buick Rivera

Production companies: Film & Music Entertainment
Producer: Boris T. Matic
Co-producers: Sam Taylor, Mike Downey
Based on the book by: Miljenko Jergovic
Script: Goran Rusinovic
Director: Goran Rusinovic

Anastezsi

* Miguel Alcantud, 2007

Anastezsi
Young violin prodigy Valerio is summoned to study at an exclusive musical academy. During his stay he learns that the academy’s world-famous virtuoso, Baltzer, has sinister plans for him.

Bathory

* Juraj Jakubisko, 2008

Bathory
Countess Elizabeth Bathory has been called the greatest murderess of history but no evidence has ever been found to prove the accusations. This film aims to settle the score by telling the story as it should be heard; within its historical context.

Border Post [Karaula]

* Rajko Grlic, 2006

Border Post [Karaula]
A border post on the Macedonian-Albanian border is thrown into disarray when it's commander discovers he has syphilis, creating chaos in his bid to avoid his wife and admitting his infidelity.

Son of Man

* Mark Dornford-May, 2006

Son of Man
Based on the New Testament the narrative unveils a portrait of a man of our time whose currency is the politics of compassion. It is a gripping journey of love, deception and betrayal in a conflicted society.

Mystery of the Wolf [Suden arvoitus]

* Raimo O Niemi, 2006

Mystery of the Wolf [Suden arvoitus]
A young girl develops a special friendship with the wolves that live in the woods near her village.

Eleven Men Out [Strákarnir okkar]

* Robert Douglas, 2005

Eleven Men Out [Strákarnir okkar]
An all gay football team in an amateur football league get the chance of a lifetime when they have the opportunity to play against the big guns...

Murk [Mørke]

* Jannik Johansen, 2005

Murk [Mørke]
An eerie and intense thriller, MURK tells the story of Jacob's investigation into the circumstances surrounding his sister's death on her wedding night.

Call of the Toad [Unkenrufe]

* Robert Glinski, 2005

Call of the Toad [Unkenrufe]
A serene and melancholy love story between a German man and a Polish woman as they are caught up in the advent of modern capitalism in Poland. Based on the novel by Gunther Grass.

Shadow of the Sword [Henker]

* Simon Aeby, 2005

Shadow of the Sword [Henker]
Central Europe, early 16th century: two childhood friends, Martin & Georg, find themselves on rival sides of a religious war with both of them struggling to do the right thing.

Guy X

* Saul Metzstein, 2005

Guy X
1979: Qangattarsa – Top Secret US Military Hospital – The Vietnam war ended four years ago. Reagan has just announced his intention to stand for President with George Bush as his running mate on a ticket of "Peace through Strength". The U.S. military kicks into action with a huge injection of finance and the U.S.S.R is about to lose the cold war. Meanwhile on Qangattarsa military base, Rudy Spruance is lost.

Cold Light [Kaldaljós]

* Hilmar Oddsson, 2004

Cold Light [Kaldaljós]
Grimur, a troubled teenager, can't come to terms with a feeling of guilt he has carried since he lost his family in a tragedy that he thinks he could have prevented. In his childhood, a mystical talent had tormented him with visions of the future – now he must learn to let go of the haunting visions of his past and accept all the good things that life has to offer.

Strings

* Anders Rønnow Klarlund, 2004

Strings
The Kharo, the country's king, is writing a farewell letter to his son, Hal Tara, to whom he is entrusting the throne in the hope that Hal Tara will be able to achieve that which he himself could not: making peace. With this hope, the Kharo draws his sword, severs his head-string, and dangles lifelessly from his remaining strings.

Niceland

* Fridrik Thor Fridriksson, 2004

Niceland
Jed and Chloe, in their early 20's, live a very simple life in the city. They love each other, find happiness in the smallest things and plan to get married. One day the death of Chloe's cat triggers inconsolable sadness and a deep confusion in the meaning of life for both Jed and Chloe.

My Brother is a Dog [Mein Bruder ist ein Hund]

* Peter Timm, 2004

My Brother is a Dog [Mein Bruder ist ein Hund]
Children have many wishes. Marietta has just the one - she wants a dog. Her parents are not keen, especially as they have their four year old son Tobias to look after too. For years Marietta pestered her parents, but to no avail. But then, on her tenth birthday she gets a magic stone from the child the family is sponsoring in Africa.

Loving Glances [Sjaj u ocima]

* Srdjan Karanovic, 2003

Loving Glances [Sjaj u ocima]
The film tells the story of Labud, a young student set adrift on the tide of refugees created by the ethnic strife in the region, and Romana a beautiful girl from the wrong side of the ethnic divide who meet and fall in love as displaced people in Belgrade of the mid nineties. As they fall in love so the "ghosts" of their past visit them and try to keep them apart.

Falcons [Fálkar]

* Fridrik Thor Fridriksson, 2002

Falcons [Fálkar]
Drama. Simon, an ex-con just released from prison in his native America, returns to Iceland to kill himself. Before he has a chance to do so, he meets Dua, a young Icelandic girl who is a force of nature with amazing powers over animals and people.

Deathwatch

* Michael J. Bassett, 2002

Deathwatch
Set in 1915 on the Western Front, one million or more Allied and German troops face each other across the scarred, cratered planes of northern Europe, thick with mud and blood. Private Charles Shakespeare and the last few men of Y Company are utterly lost, deep in enemy territory, awaiting a rescue that will never come.

Under the Stars [Kato apo ta asteria]

* Christos Georgiou, 2001

Under the Stars [Kato apo ta asteria]
Directed and written by Cristos Georgiou, this film begins in Cyprus, 1974. a Greek right wing military coup overthrows the government, and the Turkish government invades the island. After a period of intense fighting, the UN intervenes and draws a "Green Line" through the middle of Cyprus, separating the Turkish and Greek territories.

Josephine

* Rajko Grlic, 2000

Josephine
When Jan’s father dies, he leaves him a small legacy of memories, and a mission: to find legendary dancer Josephine Baker, and bring her back to their Bohemian village. Jan heads for Hamburg not realizing that Josephine’s club there had been closed for forty years.

Sweet Angel Mine

* Curtis Radclyffe, 1996

Sweet Angel Mine
A gripping psychological thriller in which long buried secrets are revealed with horrifying consequences. Paul, a young man from Chicago, arrives in the small Nova Scotia town of Milestone, where his long lost father was last seen years earlier. Paul is eager to find out what brought his father to this remote community.

Young Poisoner's Handbook

* Benjamin Ross, 1995

Young Poisoner's Handbook
Black Comedy. This film is based on the real life case of a teenage boy who wants to become history's most accomplished poisoner.

Before the Rain [Prije kise]

* Milcho Manchevski, 1994

Before the Rain [Prije kise]
Awarded with the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival, this film is a trilogy an all three stories focus on tragic and fated love affairs. The stories take place on the brink of a civil war in the Macedonian mountains between the Macedonians and the Albanians.