Arabia: Trailer

Arabia aka Araby is a Brazilian film by Affonso Uchoa and Joao Dumans. In an old aluminium factory in Ouro Preto, a young man finds the diary of a worker who died in an accident. Reminiscent of the way Westerns use anonymous drifters, driven by survival instinct, as the story’s hero, Arábia focuses in on the life…

Light Thereafter: Trailer

Light Thereafter by Konstantin Bojanov was one of the contenders for the Hivos Tiger Award at Rotterdam (IFFR) earlier this year. This Bulgaria-Belgium co-production follows the emotionally unstable and otherworldly young man Pavel, who criss-crosses Europe in search of his idol, the mysterious painter Arnaud. Desperate, lonely and adrift, Pavel tries to clamp on to the characters…

Quality Time: Trailer

Quality Time is a Dutch-Norwegian film by Daan Bakker which was in the fray for the Hivos Tiger Award at Rotterdam (IFFR this year). The film resents a series of short narratives about young quaint men who are struggling, and their concerned parents. Through a wondrous combination of film styles, a loving portrait is sketched of…

Rey: Trailer

The second film from Niles Atallah, who lives and works in Santiago, Chile and holds duel US-Chilean citizenship, Rey is produced by Diluvio in Chile and Lucie Kalmar of Mômerade in France. The film also has co-production partners in Germany (unafilm), the Netherlands (Circe Films) and Qatar (Doha Film Institute) and tells the story of Orélie-Antoine de Tounens, an…