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Beginning - by Dea Kulumbegashvili - In her mesmerising Georgia-set debut film, Dea Kulumbegashvili questions the norms of society that have been informed by Abrahamic religions
Beginning
by Dea Kulumbegashvili
In her mesmerising Georgia-set debut film, Dea Kulumbegashvili questions the norms of society that have been informed by Abrahamic religions
Memory House - by João Paulo Miranda Maria - João Paulo Miranda Maria’s first full-length film melds past and present, realism and fantasy, to offer a mesmerising symbolic and political immersion into the Brazilian collective subconscious
Memory House
by João Paulo Miranda Maria
João Paulo Miranda Maria’s first full-length film melds past and present, realism and fantasy, to offer a mesmerising symbolic and political immersion into the Brazilian collective subconscious
In the Dusk - by Sharunas Bartas - Sharunas Bartas competes for San Sebastián's Golden Shell with this tale of a Lithuanian partisan movement set in the winter of 1948
In the Dusk
by Sharunas Bartas
Sharunas Bartas competes for San Sebastián's Golden Shell with this tale of a Lithuanian partisan movement set in the winter of 1948
Courtroom 3H - by Antonio Méndez Esparza - In his first documentary, Antonio Méndez Esparza keeps exposing the realities of life in the United States, this time from a Florida family court — where emotions are always running high
Courtroom 3H
by Antonio Méndez Esparza
In his first documentary, Antonio Méndez Esparza keeps exposing the realities of life in the United States, this time from a Florida family court — where emotions are always running high
Supernova - by Harry Macqueen - Love, and some bitterness, on the road with Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth leads to a rather bumpy destination in Harry Macqueen’s film
Supernova
by Harry Macqueen
Love, and some bitterness, on the road with Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth leads to a rather bumpy destination in Harry Macqueen’s film
DNA - by Maïwenn - Maïwenn returns to her roots by transferring the abundant energy which flows through her films into an intimate, accurate and moving work about grief, family and the transmission of Algerian heritage
DNA
by Maïwenn
Maïwenn returns to her roots by transferring the abundant energy which flows through her films into an intimate, accurate and moving work about grief, family and the transmission of Algerian heritage
Last Days of Spring - by Isabel Lamberti - Isabel Lamberti’s first full-length film is a dexterous reconstruction of a true story brought to life by the original protagonists: a family living in Madrid’s shanty town, La Cañada Real
Last Days of Spring
by Isabel Lamberti
Isabel Lamberti’s first full-length film is a dexterous reconstruction of a true story brought to life by the original protagonists: a family living in Madrid’s shanty town, La Cañada Real
Simple Passion - by Danielle Arbid - In her highly accomplished adaptation of Annie Ernaux’s novel, Danielle Arbid delves right to the very heart of an irrepressible and incandescent love which ends up driving a woman to distraction
Simple Passion
by Danielle Arbid
In her highly accomplished adaptation of Annie Ernaux’s novel, Danielle Arbid delves right to the very heart of an irrepressible and incandescent love which ends up driving a woman to distraction
Watch on Cineuropa: A brave new world - Films championing diversity, migration and new ways of being

Watch on Cineuropa: A brave new world - Films championing diversity, migration and new ways of being

New indie gems for you to enjoy on our pages: fasten your seatbelts, and join us in these cinematic journeys!  

25/09 | Watch on Cineuropa

Antonio Méndez Esparza • Director of Courtroom 3H

Interview: Antonio Méndez Esparza • Director of Courtroom 3H

“When I find myself in a situation I didn’t expect, I try to embrace it.”

Madrid-born director Antonio Méndez Esparza, now settled in the USA, returns with a new bid for the Golden Shell — Courtroom 3H, a documentary set in a Floridian family court  

25/09 | San Sebastián 2020 | Competition

Review: Beginning

Review: Beginning

In her mesmerising Georgia-set debut film, Dea Kulumbegashvili questions the norms of society that have been informed by Abrahamic religions  

25/09 | San Sebastián 2020 | Competition

Review: Memory House

Review: Memory House

João Paulo Miranda Maria’s first full-length film melds past and present, realism and fantasy, to offer a mesmerising symbolic and political immersion into the Brazilian collective subconscious  

25/09 | San Sebastián 2020 | New Directors

Cristina Grosan readying her sophomore feature, Ordinary Failures

Cristina Grosan readying her sophomore feature, Ordinary Failures

The psychological drama by the up-and-coming Romanian-Hungarian filmmaker sees the lives of the three protagonists turned upside down by a series of mysterious explosions  

25/09 | Production | Funding | Czech Republic/Italy/Hungary/Slovakia

Review: The People Upstairs

Review: The People Upstairs

Cesc Gay adapts his hit play, where a couple is condemned to an evening’s entertaining with their neighbours from across the hall — soon, small talk becomes the least of their problems  

25/09 | San Sebastián 2020 | RTVE Screenings

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