Stories of Intimacy Across Cultures
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The Call of Trung (Goi Trúng) 22 mins
Dir. Regragui Hicham
A Vietnamese woman and a Moroccan man married during the first Indochina War (1946-54). Now living in rural Morocco the elderly couple are faced with a major dilemma.
Safe Space 13 mins
Director Zora Rux
When harmless advances turn into a sexual assault, a group of activists fighting for refugee rights in Berlin is forced to re-examine their aims and liberal ideals.
Listen 13 mins
Dirs Hamy Ramezan & Rungano Nyoni
Copenhagen. A police station. A foreign woman, wearing a burqa is there with her young son to file a complaint. Yet, it seems the translator is not willing to report what she is telling.
Right of Passage 15 mins
Dir. Emma Wheeler.
Three LGBT refugees who have settled in Germany share details of their struggles against the prejudice they have faced, both in their countries of origin and now in Germany.
Samira 28 mins
Dir. Nicola Mai
An Algerian migrant man works as a travesti at night in Marseille. When his father is dying he plans to remove his hormone induced breasts in order to become the male head of the household in Algeria.
Staying with Friends (Zu Gast Bei Freunden) 24 mins
Dir. Luisa Ricar
Brigitte decides to help Rachid, a refugee from Burkina Faso, by illegally hiding him in her flat in Zurich. The unequal power relationship leads to tension and unexpected consequences.
Featured image from The Call of Trung
- Running time
- 95 mins