"It narrates the journey immigrants make to reach the american dream through the female face of this phenomenon (...) three women whose heart-wrenching stories shed light on the thousands of kidnappings, sexual abuse, human trafficking, and torture suffered by migrants who travel across Mexico each year with the hopes of reaching a brighter future."
"The first Norwegian film directed by a woman presents an archetypal noir tale about an unhealthy, burning love full of escalated emotions and destructive passion, which drives both participants to their doom. The retrospectively narrated film deals with the (...) relationship between young car mechanic Erik and an older lady from a higher social class."
"(...) a tale of one woman's quest to challenge not only the system but also herself. A determined young doctor who decides to run for municipal council sweeps up her family and community as they struggle to accept their town’s first female candidate and watch her fight for social change on a local level."
"After running away from his negligent parents, committing a violent crime and being sentenced to five years in jail, a hardened, streetwise 12-year-old Lebanese boy sues his parents in protest of the life they have given him."
"The film is set in a repressive and authoritarian boarding school, where 14-year-old Manuela, a new arrival, falls in love with her teacher, Fraülein von Bernburg. When their closeness is discovered (...) it becomes a school-wide scandal"
"Two teenage girls, both named Marie, decide that since the world is spoiled they will be spoiled as well; accordingly they embark on a series of destructive pranks, in which they consume and destroy the world around them."
"Nansal, the oldest daughter of a nomadic Mongolian family, finds a small dog and names him Zochor (or 'Spot' in English). Her father refuses to let her keep it, believing it will bring the family bad luck and lead wolves to their sheep. Nansal decides to defy her father by hiding her four-legged friend (...)"
"Pumzi is set in the East African region, 35 years after World War III, in a world with no water and toxic soil. The story is told through the eyes of Asha, a curator at a virtual natural history museum in the Maitu Community. She receives soil in the mail and decides to plant a seed in it, regardless of her superior's instructions."
"Fourteen-year-old Mümine lives with her family in the mountains of Macedonia, members of the Yörüks, a tradition-rich Turkish group of people. During her break from school, Mümine joins her parents and siblings in the field and, as they work together each day, she begins to chafe against the more traditional views of her mother and father who want to marry her off to a young man in the village (...)"
"Early nineties, in Tbilisi, the capital of the newly independent Georgia after the collapse of the Soviet Union. The country is facing violence, war on the Black Sea coast (Abkhazia) and vigilante justice that plague society. But for Eka and Natia, fourteen years old inseparable friends, life just unfolds; in the street, at school, with friends or the elder sister. Although they are already dealing with men’s dominance, early marriage and disillusioned love, for these two girls in bloom life just starts."