En attendant Bojangles 2021
2h 4m | Drama | 5 January 2022 (France)
In front of their little boy, Camille and Georges dance on their favorite song “Mr Bojangles”. With them, there is only place for fun and fantasy. The one who shows the way is the mother, an unpredictable wisp. She leads them into a whirlwind of poetry so that the party continues again and again, no matter what happens. Mad love has never lived up to its name so well.
1h 28m | Family | 24 March 1989 (East Germany)
An East Berlin couple wants to get a divorce at the beginning of the big holiday, but they neglect to tell their 13-year-old son Dani. Together they drive into the Elbe Sandstone Mountains, and only there does the boy learn the truth. He must decide who he wants to live with in the future. Meanwhile, he meets village girl Lucie, a naughty, challenging, but smart little brat; and an old forester, who both bring him to other thoughts. The two children do all sorts of things together. If they do not break into the forester’s lodge at night to visit the old ranger’s mummy, they go swimming or climb trees. Dani is sad and very angry with his parents. Lucie tries her best to distract him, build him up, and offer him solutions. Dani believes he will not choose to live with either parent. He suffers an accident; will this reunite his parents? either one of them to live with.
Children Underground 2001
1h 44m | Documentary | 5 October 2003 (Australia)
One of the most astonishing and engaging cinematic works of the past decade, CHILDREN UNDERGROUND is a profoundly intimate and heart-wrenching drama about homeless children struggling for survival on the streets and in the subways of Bucharest, Romania.
The Stolen Children 1992
Il ladro di bambini (original title)
1h 54m | Drama | 10 April 1992 (Italy)
Antonio, a policeman (carabiniere), has an order to take two children (Rosetta and her brother Luciano) from Milan to Sicily to an orphanage. Their mother has been arrested for forcing Rosetta (11 years old) to work as a prostitute. First the relation between Antonio and the children is tough, but it relaxes so they become temporary friends.
1h 39m | Drama | 11 September 2021 (Canada)
Two brothers embark on a journey to find their birth mother after their abusive white father had lied for years about her whereabouts; along the way, they reconnect with their indigenous heritage and make a new friend.
Morgan Roberts, a middle aged adult in crisis, reunites with his best friend when he returns to the summer camp of his youth. His troubles seem to magnify when he is joined by a rag-tag group of 10 year old campers. Through their struggles they collectively overcome their personal problems and exchange them for one of the best summers of their lives.
When adults are ineffectual, children have to grow up quickly. Ola is 14 and she takes care of her dysfunctional father, autistic brother and a mother who lives separately; but most of all she tries to reunite the family. She lives in the hope of bringing her mother back home. Her 13 year old brother Nikodem’s Holy Communion is a pretext for the family to meet up. Ola is entirely responsible for preparing the perfect family celebration. “Communion” reveals the beauty of the rejected, the strength of the weak and the need for change when change seems impossible. This crash course in growing up teaches us that no failure is final. Especially when love is in question.