THE RETURN: LIFE AFTER ISIS
The Return: Life after ISIS
Shamima Begum (UK) and Hoda Muthana (US) made it into worldwide headlines when they left their countries as teenagers to join ISIS. Now they want to return but their countries don’t want them back. Filmed in the high-security Camp Roj in Syria, which houses ISIS women and children that no Western country wants back, and Kurds have no choice but to look after.
The Return: Life after ISIS / Alba Sotorra / Spain, United Kingdom / 2021 / 90 min.
WELCOME BACK, FAREWELL
Parents and children are reunited after 13 years apart. This is the starting point of Welcome Back, Farewell. The documentary follows the process of rebuilding affection in a Japanese descent family that is affected by the immigration flux between Brazil and Japan known as the dekassegui phenomenon. The debut feature film by Marcos Yoshi, director …
MOUNTAINS AND HEAVEN IN BETWEEN
In 2020 the world was suddenly put on pause because of the pandemic. At this time the work of the medical workers comes to the fore, after the decades of being largely invisible. Doctors have to choose whom to save first and who’ll have to wait. Humans have difficulty understanding a threat if it can’t be …
The Dutch-caribbean Shabu (14) lives an inner-city flat called Peperklip (The Paper cClip) in one of the most notorious neighborhoods in Rotterdam South, the Netherlands. He dreams of being a famous musician. In this feel-good film we enter the neighborhood seen through his eyes, vibrant and exuberant, exciting and fun. A colorful loving environment where everyone knows …