‘World Cinema Fund’ takes part in Around World in 14 Films Festival
WCF COMMITTED TO CULTURAL DIVERSITY, ENDEAVOURS THROUGH FUNDING TO PROMOTE MULTIPLICITY OF AESTHETICS IN FILM
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