Moto Guzzi

Twelve-year-old Yusuf, who lives in a town near Kars, has to cycle miles every day to get to school, even in the brutal winter. It may seem like a punishing routine, but not so for Yusuf. After all, he knows that every morning he’ll catch a glimpse of Leyla, the girl he has taken a […]

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Rita

Rita is ten years old and blind since birth, lives in a seaside neighbourhood of Palermo. She is stubborn, curious and feels thwarted by an overprotective dictatorial mother. The claustrophobic world of her home is suddenly breached by a mysterious presence. It’s a boy on the run, wounded, terrified. The meeting between the two of […]

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Letter from France

Spain 1939. After the Civil War, Jose and his mother live isolated at a farm with the illusion of the arrival of Pedro, the postman… […]

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Masala Mama

Masala Mama is a film about finding allies and heroes in the most unlikely people. The young son of a struggling ‘rag-and-bone’ man must help his father support their family, though much to his father’s chagrin, the boy is constantly distracted by daydreams of drawing comic book superheroes. Driven by his aspirations, he steals a […]

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Little children, big words

When it’s Alex’s turn to tell his seven year old class mates what he wants to be when he grows up an uncomfortable discussion begins about the meaning of an unknown but loaded word. The teacher’s explanation reveals her own story – a story of victim and offender. […]

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The Years of Silence

In the middle of the Spanish post-war period, a low murmur catches the attention of a little boy, who looks for his mother to find her looking anxiously at the window. Adults uncomfortably tell him that the strange sound must be from a distant storm, but he will soon find out the truth behind it, […]

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Connie

The sun is blazing down on the deserted country lanes. Connie (14) is new in town. She soon becomes acquainted with Mani (15), who rules the village with her gang of moped girls. Connie quickly realises that she needs a moped. With help from the local boys Connie gets her moped and gone is the […]

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Lesson

“Dear Parents, Orsi could not write her homework for today’s lesson either. So I reproved her.” 14. 10. 1994, Alajos Márkus, mathematics teacher Are there two realities? Though Orsi is six years old, she asks the question… the answer is in the numbers. […]

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The six dollar fifty man

Set in 1970s New Zealand, “The Six Dollar Fifty Man” follows Andy, a gutsy 8 year-old boy who is forced to break out of his make-believe superhero world to deal with playground bullies. […]

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September

September 2008. The marauders notice a child in a village, abandoned after the occupation. The conflict developed between them is an example how helpless the weapon is against an unyielding human being who tries to defend his own dignity to the end. […]

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Reverse

Marco wants to teach his son Danijel how to become a man and protect himself. His lover, Mira wants to protect herself. Danijel wants his Mom back. Mira’s son, Adis, knows how to protect himself. A potentially fatal incident caused by the characters themselves changes their relationships for ever. […]

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The Swedish Meatballs

An animated film for children about a young meatball who discovers the world with his family in a simple and dramatic form, bringing up important issues about human values and emotions […]

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