International
documentary
festival

21-26 January 2020

New talent

AWARDED FILM Raz, dwa, zero
One Two Zero
Anna Pawluczuk
Poland, 2018, 15 min A nine year old girl has multiple struggles while realising hers ambitions and dreams in rhytmic gymnastics. 24/01 at 14:00, Gare du Midi Gamaritz

AWARDED FILM La Bestia - Train of the Unknowns
Manuel Inacker
Germany, 2018, 23 min A film about a Mexican shelter where migrants stay for 2 days before they go on with their route to the U.S. with a train called "La Bestia", the beast. 23/01 at 16:30, Gare du Midi Gamaritz

Après le silence
After the silence
Sonam Larcin
Belgium, 2018, 23 min Forced to flee his country, David is forced to also leave the man he loves. He thinks back to him, to them, and the relationship they tried to hide. 24/01 at 14:00, Gare du Midi Gamaritz

Au pays des oranges tristes
Letter to my son
Dhia JERBI
France, 2018, 26 min A letter from father to son; reflections on paternity, exile, and inheritance. A small apartment becomes a space in which three generations meet. 24/01 at 16:30, Gare du Midi Gamaritz

Dubito Ergo Sum - Ich Zweifel also bin ich
I Doubt Hence I Am
Florian Karner
Germany, 2017, 15 min In times of social division and the post-truth debate, we follow conspiracy theorist Dr. Harald Daub into his world and way of thinking. A subtle portrait of clinical depression that deals with the question where doubt originates from. 24/01 at 9:30, Cinéma Le Royal

Egal Gibt Es Nicht
I don’t care doesn’t count
Florian Hoffmann
Germany, 2017, 45 min A crash course in politics: Paulina is the spokeswoman of an initiative, committed to preventing hard-right populists getting elected into the German House of Parliament. 23/01 at 14:00, Gare du Midi Gamaritz

Girlhood
Heleen Declercq
Belgium, 2017, 14 min A young woman in search of her personal definition of gender, her sexual orientation and its impact on her surroundings. 25/01 at 9:30, Cinéma Le Royal

Hamama & Caluna
Andreas Muggli
Switzerland, 2018, 22 min The two teenage friends Hamama and Caluna decide to cross the closed border into Switzerland under cover of darkness by going over the Alps. 25/01 at 9:30, Cinéma Le Royal

Het Zaad van Karbaat
Seeds of Deceit
Miriam Guttmann
Netherlands, 2018, 21 min ’’Het Zaad van Karbaat’’ tells the story of fertility doctor Jan Karbaat, who secretly used his own seed instead of donors’. 24/01 at 14:00, Gare du Midi Gamaritz

Last Year When the Train Passed by
Pang-Chuan HUANG
France, 2018, 17 min “What were you doing last year, when I took this photo of your house from a train?” 23/01 at 14:00, Gare du Midi Gamaritz

Le Même bateau
The Same Boat
Damien Salama
France, 2018, 33 min I set out to discover the outside world and ran into my neighbours instead. 25/01 at 16:30, Gare du Midi Gamaritz

Le saint des voyous
The saint of thugs
Maïlys Audouze
France, 2018, 35 min "Through my father’s experience in a juvenile detention centre from age 15 to 18, this film examines resilience and what is passed on." 23/01 at 16:30, Gare du Midi Gamaritz

Leaving Syria : Long live the Youth
Yara Atz
Switzerland, 2018, 27 min A group of young Syrian friends decide to leave the Middle East and hit the road together to come to Europe. 25/01 at 14:00, Gare du Midi Gamaritz

Lucy & Llibert
Vincent Hannwacker
Germany, 2018, 10 min A documentary portrait of Lucy and Llibert and their young love. 25/01 at 14:00, Gare du Midi Gamaritz

Mbi na mo
You and Me
Rafiki Fariala
France, Central African, 2017, 28 min Young and hip, Agou and Emélie dream of the lives they see on TV. But Agou barely earns enough to eat from his motorbike taxi... 25/01 at 9:30, Cinéma Le Royal

Métamorphoses
Metamorphosis
Milena Becquart
France, 2018, 41 min A group of teenagers’ lives are forged by a passion for dance. The troupe, Grenade, turns professional, and performs “Alice”, a performance that speaks of who they are. 25/01 at 14:00, Gare du Midi Gamaritz

Night Cleaners
Hanna Nordenswan
United States, 2018, 24 min They clean up after us while we sleep. "Night Cleaners" explores the relationship between spaces and the cleaners who go through them at night 25/01 at 16:30, Gare du Midi Gamaritz

Pas à Pas
Step by Step
Marie Lachaud
France, 2018, 27 min Step by step, the team surpasses itself, escapes, releases. Their bond is a thin vertiginous line that binds a human, environmental, and spiritual way of life. 24/01 at 9:30, Cinéma Le Royal

Passing Tides
Roisin Burns
France, 2018, 10 min A young English filmmaker, self-exiled to Paris, goes back to his hometown to meet famous local musician, Bill Ryder-Jones. 23/01 at 14:00, Gare du Midi Gamaritz

Proch
Dust
Jakub Radej
Poland, 2017, 25 min ’’Dust’’ is a study of the way that every human body must go through from the moment of death to the funeral. 24/01 at 16:30, Gare du Midi Gamaritz

RIOT NOT DIET
Julia Fuhr Mann
Germany, 2018, 17 min The fat women and queers in this movie are not ashamed of their expansive body dimensions, but use their bodies to blow up patriarchal structures. 23/01 at 16:30, Gare du Midi Gamaritz

Riturnella
Nils Martin
France, 2018, 24 min On the slopes of the Faravel, two young shepherds reconcile what remains of an ancient pastoral legacy with modern reality. 24/01 at 16:30, Gare du Midi Gamaritz

Shirley Temple
Audrey Nantel-Gagnon
Canada, 2018, 16 min ’’Shirley Temple’’ celebrates female friendship—from adolescence to adulthood—and the innocence of first-time experiences. 25/01 at 16:30, Gare du Midi Gamaritz

Suspension d’audience
Adjournment
Nina Marissiaux
Belgium, 2018, 24 min Five people with no previous exposure to the legal system go to watch a criminal trial. They share their impressions while the hearing is in recess. 25/01 at 9:30, Cinéma Le Royal

To be a torero
Inma de Reyes
United Kingdom, Spain, 2018, 14 min A grandfather pins his hopes on 12-year-old grandson to become a famous bullfighter and so transform the family’s fortune. 23/01 at 16:30, Gare du Midi Gamaritz

Tracing Addai
Esther Niemeier
Germany, 2018, 30 min A true story about a war and the tragic impact it has on the lives of three people. 24/01 at 9:30, Cinéma Le Royal