Il Posto 1961
Il posto (original title)
Not Rated | 1h 33min | Drama | 12 July 1962 (Portugal)
Domenico and Antonietta are two suburban Italian youths who meet while seeking “a job for life” from a big city corporation. After a bizarre screening process made up of written exams, physical agility exercises, and interview questions such as “Do you drink to forget your troubles?” (Domenico and Antonietta are no older than 17 or 18), they land jobs in the “Technical Division” and “Typing Services” respectively. From there, Domenico works as an underutilized errand boy until a clerk position is vacated by the death of an older employee. Domenico finally takes his place in a room of 12 other clerks with a manager overseeing them from a desk at the head of the room. The film ends as Domenico ponders his fate, from behind his tiny desk at the back of the small windowless room, listening to the sound of the mimeograph machine as it runs off carbon copies next to the manager’s desk.
Xiang ri kui (original title)
2h 9min | Drama, Romance | 17 August 2007 (USA)
Relationship between father and son on a background of Maoist regime in China in the mid-20th century. The father, a painter by profession, interned in a labor camp for “re-education” and loses his ability to paint. he teaches his son to draw, but does so obsessively. The convoluted relationship between father and son that spread over the period of childhood, adolescence and maturity of the son are being resolved in a surprising and sensitive way.
Kam doskáce ranní ptáce 1987
1h 25min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi | 1 March 1987 (Czechoslovakia)
“A slightly sinister kid’s comedy about cloning. Pavel, a mischievous boy at the best of times “accidentally” clones himself. Not just once, but twice! Needless to say the chaos quotient increases each time.
Pavel and his clones are in fact played by a pair of identical twins.”
Who’s up for a sensual, seductive trip with some of the hottest Latin men that have ever graced the Silver Screen? ‘Mexican Men’ collects five of the most accomplished gay shorts from one of the homes of groundbreaking queer cinema. From short encounters, emerging love stories and deeply touching connections, these short films are sure to stir the heart….and body. Featuring Trémulo, Young Man at the Bar Masturbating with Rage and Nerve, Wandering Clouds, To Live, and Atmosphere. Films directed by Julián Hernández or Roberto Fiesco.
Bouka is a gifted young teenager. He lives with his parents in a village and forms with them a solid family. His father gives him a traditional education close to nature. Unfortunately this happiness will be troubled by the brutal death of the fatherRemained widow, the mother of Bouka will suffer the consequences of a relentless traditional principle. She become the new wife of the nephew of her late husband, Bouka doesnt accepts this new condition of her mother. He suspects his stepfather to be involved in his father death. He stops to go to school and organize a gang in the forest. In this tormented atmosphere, he develops a mortal hate towards its new “father”
Grand Blue 2020
Guranburu (original title)
1h 47min | Comedy | 7 August 2020 (Japan)
Iyori is attending college and moves in with his uncle who lives by the ocean. He gets involved with a bunch of scuba divers. He just wishes there were more girls around. After all, that is how he imagined his school days. Following him are a friend, class-mate and a female relative who is also at university. Things begin to heat up as the youngsters try to have fun and yet figure and sort out their days and lives.
Confusion of Genders 2000
La confusion des genres (original title)
1h 34min | Comedy, Romance, Drama | 27 December 2000 (France)
No wonder Bisexual Attorney Alain is confused. He’s bedding his female boss, his guilty of murder client, the client’s hairdresser girlfriend and a precocious boy who knows what he wants and tries to convince Alain that ‘he can have it all’.
1h 40min | Drama | 3 November 1999 (France)
Ivan goes to live with his father, Vicente, the stationmaster, in a small remote village inland Portugal. People go about their chores, each wrapped in their own life. Gloria lives with a career and seems to be slipping away from everything and everyone. Set apart from everything is the secret refuge, the only safe place on the planet. Ivan is happy to share Gloria’s secret, a small heaven hidden in the river, below the water that separates the worlds. One feels like staying here.