Of Gods and Men (2010), set in an impoverished Algerian community, tells the story of a group of Trappist monks. Based on a true story, this moving tale of hope and belief depicts the last days of faithful men.
Encounters at the End of the World (2007) leaves us face to face with an extreme life at the farthest end of the world. Those men and women who have left their life in order to examine the vast, empty and tremendously beautiful unknown show their unexcepted and unbelievable everyday ways.
2046 (2004) follows in the footsteps of Wong’s previous installation, In the Mood for Love. More than a film, 2046 is a mood, a collection of people. Both futuristic and retro, at the centre of the film is the love story of Mr. Chow and Bai Ling.
Eagle Vs. Shark (2007), is a quirky Kiwi hit of two socially akward misfits, exploring family, relationships and love. With a Flight of the Conchords flavour, it’s laugh out loud and heartwarming guaranteed!
Ne Le Dis à Personne (2006) follows Alexandre, a pediatrician who lost his wife years ago due to a brutal crime, gets caught up in a nightmare where other bodies start showing up. Front-row European thriller, with amazing character development.
Away From Her (2006) is, dare I say it, the adult Notebook. One of the best things to come out of Canada in recent years, this moving film of Altzheimer’s leaves the viewer with a lingering feeling of loss, but also with an inkling of hope.
Sin Nombre (2009) is Cary Fukunaga’s brilliant debut feature set in Honduras and Mexico. With a solid research background Fukunaga tells the story of two young people in the midst of an organized crime war.