Topic: Social Issues

ALICE T.

Radu Muntean

One of the most outstanding directors of the new wave of Romanian cinema films here an intense moral drama that explores the affective shock between a mother and her adopted daughter.

LOS CAMPOS MAGNÉTICOS

Lluís de Sola

A mysterious and elusive film, a pure staging exercise that slowly transforms into a disturbing story of suspense.

CANTARES DE UNA REVOLUCIÓN

Ramón Lluís Bande

Bande continues to explore the memory and history in totally essential and exciting works, here accompanied by popular songs by the hand of Nacho Vegas.

CARELIA, INTERNACIONAL CON MONUMENTO

Andrés Duque

The winner of the Talents prize at D'A 2016 returns to the festival with a poetic and spiritual film located in a settlement near the border between Russia and Finland.

LA CARGA (TERET)

Ognjen Glavonic

The Serbian filmmaker delves into the most hidden and bloody wounds of the Balkan War with this dry and forceful political thriller.

CÓMPRAME UN REVÓLVER

Julio Hernández Cordón

From the hand of one of the most singular directors of the new Mexican cinema, a film that subverts the topics of narco films through a post-apocalyptic narration.

DE CHAQUE INSTANT

Nicolas Philibert

The director of Ser y tener directs this observational documentary that follows a group of nursing students who will soon have to face illness and human suffering.

DIANE

Kent Jones

The director of Hitchcock / Truffaut debuts with a fiction film that, under the guise of traditional indie drama, offers one of the most exciting female portraits of the year. Attention to the interpretation of Mary Kay Place.

AN ELEPHANT SITTING STILL

Hu Bo

One of the revelations of the year, from the hand of a young director who disappeared prematurely, who portrays contemporary China in an unselfconscious manner.

HAMADA

Eloy Domíguez Serén

An illuminating film, in which its director joins a refugee camp in the Sahara to develop a political chronicle in the form of a youth comedy, and vice versa.

A LAND IMAGINED

Yeo Siew Hua

The winner of the Golden Leopard at the Locarno Festival narrates the police investigation of the disappearance of a Chinese worker in Singapore. A social thriller with touches noir, which combines detective fiction with a dreamlike atmosphere.

LUCIÉRNAGAS

Bani Khoshnoudi

The filmmaker of Iranian origin is inspired by a real case that she read in the press to offer a reflection on the globalized situation of the exiles from an unusual LGTBI perspective.