A film by Céline Sciamma
Laure is 10 years old. Laure is a tomboy. On her arrival in a new neighborhood, she lets Lisa and her crowd believe that she is a boy. Truth or dare ? Dare.Summer becomes a big playground and Laure pretends to be Michael, a boy like the others... different enough to get the attention of Lisa who falls in love with him. Laure takes advantage of her new identity as if the end of the summer would never reveal her unsettling secret.
A film by Robert Guédiguian
Despite losing his job, Michel lives happily with Marie-Claire his wife and their loving children and grandchildren, surrounded by their friends. In love for more than thirty years, they are proud of their union and political struggles, for their conscience is as clear as their view of life.
This happiness will be shattered when two young armed and masked men beat them up, tie them up, and snatch their wedding rings and their lifetime savings.
The shock will be even more violent when they discover that this brutal attack was organized by one of the young workers laid off at the same time as Michel, by one of their own people.
A film by Philippe Falardeau
After he learns the death of a sixth grade teacher, Bachir Lazhar, an Algerian refugee, propose himself as a substitute at the school's headmistress.
A film by Rithy Panh
Cambodia. The time is 1972. At the height of the Pacific War, a US aircraft crashes into Cambodian mountains. The survivor is immediately taken prisoner by the local villagers. But the guy is Black... For the naive, mesmerized young child telling this story, the man's nationality, race and language don't make him an enemy or a stranger, but merely an animal that needs to be taken care of. Rithy Panh brings this story into his native land -The little Cambodian child from the ricefields, who's responsible for guarding the prisoner, is already sucked in by the Khmer Rouge ideology. Across the border, in Vietnam, war is raging and US fighters fly over his country to bomb Vietnam. Will the child be able not to kill the black man - the enemy?
A film by Karl Markovics
Roman Kogler, 18, is serving time in a juvenile detention center. He has already served half of his sentence, and could be released on probation, but his chances are poor: he doesn't have family, and seems incapable of coping with society. After many failed attempts, Roman finds a probation job at the municipal morgue in Vienna. One day, Roman is faced with a dead woman who bears his family name. Even though it soon turns out that she is not his mother, Roman wonders about his past for the first time and starts looking for his mother.
A film by Mia Hansen-Love
Spring 1999. Camille 15, Sullivan 19, love each other passionately, but Sullivan wants to go to South America for a year and this project drives Camille to despair. In fall he leaves and slowly stops writing to her. After a suicide attempt, Camille ends up in hospital. 2003, four years have passed. Camille works, studies architecture and lives on her own.She meets a famous architect, Lorenz, who restores her self-confidence. 2007, Camille and Lorenz have a strong relationship. Camille is his assistant but she feels capable of founding her own agency soon. After 7 years she sees Sullivan again, all seems to go well after their first encounter, but few months later their feelings are back and Camille's heart is torn apart.
A film by Xiaoshuai WANG
Wang Han, 11 year old boy in the province of Ghizhou is confronted with a runaway murderer. Hiding in the woods, the wounded man takes Wang Han drying shirt and persuades him to help him out. Frightened and fascinated at once, Wang Han and his friends accept to keep it secret from the police. Strange things are happening at school and the police is everywhere...