"Fausta is ill with a disease contracted from her mother’s breast milk known as “the milk of sorrow”. However, this is not a sickness caused by bacteria or infection: it is a condition that only affects those women in Peru who were (...) raped during the years of terrorist struggle. Although this horrific period is now history, Fausta is nonetheless a living reminder of this time. Her sickness is called fear – and it has robbed her of her soul. But then, when her mother suddenly dies, Fausta is forced to face her fear"
"A River Changes Course captures the stories of three young Cambodians struggling to maintain their traditional way of life while the modern world closes in around them. The once abundant forests and plentiful rivers have fallen victim to land grabbing, deforestation, and dwindling fish stock that rural and indigenous communities heavily depend on to survive."
“Three Dots (...) tells the sad story of a single woman named Gul Afrooz living in a village in northwestern Afghanistan along the border of Iran, struggling to raise her three helpless children. Although she is engaged to her lover Firooz, she is forced to marry an old warlord, a Khan. Caught up in traditional structures, the Khan sends her to Iran as a drug courier for an opium smuggling ring."
"Set in 1960s Tunisia as the country is emerging from the yoke of colonialism, this film focuses on Alia, a singer who visits the palace where her mother, Khedija, was once employed. The journey triggers unpleasant recollections about the way her mother was treated by male members of the privileged class. In a series of flashbacks, Alia looks back on her adolescent self and begins to piece together key details about her murky family history."
"Anna é uma jovem cineasta que está viajando pela Bélgica, Alemanha e França para exibir seu novo filme. Em cada etapa desse trajeto ela encontra figuras que têm em comum apenas a solidão: um diretor escolar; uma antiga amiga; um desconhecido no trem; sua mãe e seu amante parisiense"