A HEARTRENDING PORTRAIT OF AN ISRAELI WOMAN PUT ON TRIAL BY HER COUNTRY’S UNCOMPROMISING MARRIAGE LAWS
GETT: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem
Starring And Co-Directed By Israel’s Renowned Ronit Elkabetz
An Israeli woman seeking to finalize a divorce from her estranged husband finds herself effectively put on trial by her country’s religious marriage laws in GETT: THE TRIAL OF VIVIANE AMSALEM. Starring famed Israeli actress/filmmaker Ronit Elkabetz, who co-wrote and co-directed the film with her brother Shlomi Elkabetz, this powerful courthouse drama presents a resolute portrait of one woman’s struggle to overcome an unmoving patriarchy and live a life of her own design.
“Critics Pick! “Gripping cinema from start to finish…assured, streamlined and bold”
A SWEEPING, SUMPTUOUS EPIC STORY OF THE UNCONVENTIONAL ROMANCE BETWEEN TWO ARISTOCRATIC SISTERS AND AN ACCLAIMED POET IN 18TH CENTURY EUROPE
GERMANY’S OFFICIAL SUBMISSION TO THE ACADEMY AWARDS
From the acclaimed director Dominik Graf comes BELOVED SISTERS, an epic yet intimate romantic drama that illuminates the storied lives of two bold young women, Weimar-era sisters Caroline and Charlotte von Lengefeld, and the celebrated German poet Friedrich Schiller.
Germany’s official submission to the 2015 Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film, BELOVED SISTERS is set in Europe in the late 1700s but offers a surprisingly contemporary story of women who dared to flaunt convention as they approached love, marriage, sexuality and society on their own terms.
MARGHERITA BUY STARS IN THE SOPHISTICATED ITALIAN DRAMEDY OF A 40-SOMETHING SINGLE CAREER WOMAN FORCED TO EXAMINE HER LUXURIOUS LIFESTYLE CHOICES
A FIVE STAR LIFE
The exquisite comedy drama A FIVE STAR LIFE stars Italy’s incomparable Margherita Buy in an unforgettable story about one woman’s quest for personal and professional fulfillment. Set in some of the most stunning cities and opulent hotels in the world, A FIVE STAR LIFE is directed and co-written by Italian filmmaker Maria Sole Tognazzi.
GRIPPING TRUE LIFE STORY ON THE CRUSADING SWEDISH JOURNALIST WHO MOUNTED A ONE-MAN BATTLE AGAINST HIS COUNTRY’S APPEASEMENT TO NAZISM
Academy Award-nominated director Jan Troell directs the biographical drama THE LAST SENTENCE, a gripping and poetic tale on the life and career of Torgny Segerstedt, a crusading journalist who battled against Nazism and his country’s policy of appeasement to Hitler during World War II.