‘World Cinema Fund’ takes part in Around World in 14 Films Fes­ti­val


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dreams. In the con­ser­va­tive so­ci­ety where they live, the sit­u­a­tion gets dan­ger­ous when they fall in love.


Ar­gentina / Bel­gium / Brazil / Ger­many / France / Switzer­land 2018

Di­rected by Ben­jamín Naish­tat, Rojo was aWCF fund­ing project in 2016 and par­tic­i­pated in the Ber­li­nale Co-Pro­duc­tion Mar­ket in 2014.

InAr­gentina dur­ing the mid-1970s,an un­prece­dented wave of po­lit­i­cal vi­o­lence is spread­ing through­out the coun­try.An or­di­nary man gets into ex­tra­or­di­nary cir­cum­stances and finds him­self hav­ing to cover up a ter­ri­ble crime.

The Roundup (aKasha)

Su­dan / South Africa / Qatar / Ger­many 2018

Di­rected by Ha­jooj Kuka,The Roundup was aWCF-Africa fund­ing project in 2017 and its di­rec­tor par­tic­i­pated in Ber­li­nale Tal­ents in 2016.

A univer­sal love story but set in a time of war in pre­sent day Su­dan. We fol­low Ad­nan, a ma­chine gunlov­ing rebel, his love in­ter­est, Lina, and the army-dodg­ing Absi, over a fate­ful 24 hours.

Syria / Le­banon / Qatar / France / Ger­many 2018

Di­rected by Saeed Al Batal and Ghiath Ay­oub, Still Record­ing was a WCF fund­ing project in 2018.

Saeed is a young cinephile teach­ing film­mak­ing to young peo­ple in East­ern Ghouta, Syria. When his friend Mi­lad joins him in re­bel­con­trolled Douma, they set up a ra­dio sta­tion and a record­ing stu­dio.They record ev­ery­thing on cam­era un­til even­tu­ally it is them that the cam­era is film­ing.

Un­cle Boon­mee Who Can Re­call His Past Lives

Great Bri­tain / Thai­land / France / Ger­many / Spain 2010

Di­rected by Apichat­pong Weerasethakul, Un­cle Boon­mee Who Can Re­call His Past Lives was a WCF fund­ing project in 2010.

Un­cle Boon­mee is ter­mi­nally ill and goes to spend his last days with his fam­ily in the coun­try. Be­fore long, the spir­its of his de­ceased wife and his lost son join him.To­gether they set off to seek where he was born in his first life.

Still Record­ing (Lissa Am­met­saj­jel) – doc­u­men­tary

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