Director: Sophie Hyde
An emotionally charged drama about a 16-year-old girl whose mother reveals her plans for gender transition.
Director: Eskil Vogt
A woman who has recently lost her sight retreats into the safety and isolation of her apartment, alone with her husband and her thoughts.
Director: Zeresenay Berhane Mehari
A young lawyer operates under the government’s radar helping women and children, until one girl’s case blows her cover.
Director: Mina Djukic
Two childhood friends reunite in their hometown, then take a bicycle trip around their old haunts.
Director: Stuart Murdoch
A musical about some messed-up boys and girls and the music they made.
Director: Geetu Mohandas
The story of a young woman who leaves her native land with her daughter to search for her missing husband, encountering a free-spirited army deserter along the way.
Director: Hong Khaou
An intimate drama about a Chinese mother mourning her son’s untimely death and the sudden appearance of a stranger who doesn’t speak her language.
Director: Natalia Smirnoff
Director: Alejandro Fernandez Almendras
A hard-working family man gets mugged by a neighborhood delinquent, setting off a chain of violence and retribution.
Director: Maya Vitkova
In communist Bulgaria, a woman gives birth to a daughter who, despite being born with no umbilical cord, is hailed as the baby of the decade.
Director: David Wnendt
A graphic adaptation of Charlotte Roche’s bestselling novel about an 18-year-old girl obsessed with her own bodily secretions.
(Italy, Germany, Tanzania)
Director: Noaz Deshe
A survival drama about a young albino boy who goes on the run after witnessing his father’s murder.