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When The Waves Are Gone

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Kapag Wala Na Ang Mga Alon

When The Waves Are Gone

187 minutes | 2022 | Philippines | Narrative |
Tagalog | sub. English | 17+

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Schedule

XXI 2 | THU 1 DEC | 19:15

XXI 1 | FRI 2 DEC | 18:45

Indonesia Premiere

Synopsis

Lieutenant Hermes Papauran, one of the best investigators of the Philippines, is at a deep moral crossroad. As a member of the police forces, he is a first-hand witness of the murderous anti-drug campaign that his institution is implementing with dedication. The atrocities are corroding Hermes physically and spiritually, causing him a severe skin disease resulting from anxiety and guilt. As he tries to heal, a dark past haunts him and has eventually come back for a reckoning.

Director

Lav Diaz

 

Director’s Filmography

2018

Season of the Devil

 

2016

The Woman who Left

 

Production Company

Epicmedia Production

 

Contact:

contact@filmsboutique.com

Ghent International Film Festival 2022

Nominee for Audience Award

Venice FIlm Festival 2022

Official selection

Tokyo International Film Festival 2022

Official selection

Busan International Film Festival 2022

Official selection

Director's Profile

Lav Diaz

Lav Diaz

Lavrente Indico Diaz aka Lav Diaz is a filmmaker from the Philippines born in 1958. He is especially notable for the length of his work, his films not being governed by time but by space and nature. His work mostly deals with the social and political struggles of his motherland.

Since 1998 he has directed eighteen films, and won numerous international awards including the Locarno Golden Leopard (From What is Before, 2014), the Berlinale Alfred Bauer Silver Bear (A Lullaby to The Sorrowful Mystery, 2016) and the Venice Golden Lion (The Woman Who Left, 2016).

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Small, Slow But Steady

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Keiko, me wo sumasete

Small, Slow but Steady

99 minutes | 2021 | Japan | Narrative |
Japanese | sub. English | 13+

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Schedule

XXI 1 | TUE 29 NOV | 12:30
XXI 2 | WED 30 NOV | 17:45

Indonesia Premiere

Synopsis

Boxer Keiko was born with a hearing impairment. Boxing is a real challenge, but her club is like a family. After winning two fights, a creeping fear begins to grow in her. Confused, she goes on to her third fight. Meanwhile, the gym is about to close for good.

Director

Shô Miyake

 

Director’s Filmography

2018

And Your Bird Can SIng

 

2015

The Cockpit

 

Production Company

Comme des Cinémas · Happinet Phantom Studios · Nagoya Broadcasting Network (Nagoya TV)

Berlin International Film Festival 2022

Nominee for Encounters Award

Ghent International Film Festival 2022

Nominee for Audience Award

BFI London Film Festival 2022

Official selection

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2022

Official selection

Busan International Film Festival 2022

Official selection

This story is inspired by real people and events but is a fiction unrelated to real people or groups.

Director's Profile

Shô Miyake

Shô Miyake

Born in 1984 in Hokkaido, Japan. Directed his first theatrical feature film “Playback” in 2012, which was screened in the Competition at Locarno International Film Festival. His feature film in 2018, “And Your Bird Can Sing” was officially selected to the Forum section at Berlin International Film Festival. Other directorial works include a music documentary “The Cockpit”(2014) which was selected for the New Directors section of Cinema du Réel, a costume TV drama “The Courier”(2017) and a streaming TV drama series “Ju-on: Origins”(2020). His latest work is “Small, Slow but Steady” in 2022, which was selected to the Encounters section at Berlin International Film Festival.

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The Novelist’s Film

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So-seol-ga-ui yeong-hwa

The Novelist's Film

92 minutes | 2022 | South Korea | Narrative | Korean | sub. English | 13+

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Schedule

XXI 2 | TUE 29 NOV | 20:30

XXI 1 | THU 1 DEC | 18:15

Synopsis

A female novelist takes a long trip to visit a bookstore, run by a younger colleague who has fallen out of touch. Then she goes up a tower on her own and runs into a film director and his wife. They take a walk in a park and meet an actress, after which the novelist tries to convince the actress to make a film with her. She and the actress get something to eat, then revisit the bookstore where a group of people are drinking. The actress gets drunk and falls asleep…

 

 

South Korea, 2022

 

Director

Hong Sang-soo

 

Director’s Filmography

2020

The Woman Who Ran

 

2017

The Day After

 

2017

Claire’s Camera

 

Production Company

Jeonwonsa Film Co

Berlin International Film Festival 2022

Winner, Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize

Busan International Film Festival 2022

Official selection

Director's Profile

Hong Sang-soo

Hong Sang-soo

Was born in Seoul, Korea in October 25th 1960 studied at Chungang University, California College of Arts, School of Art Institute of Chicago. He made the first feature film in 1996 since then he made 26 feature films and a few short films currently is teaching at Konkuk University in seoul

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No Bears

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Khers Nist

No Bears

106 minutes | 2022 | Iran | Narrative |
Persian, Azerbaijani | sub. English | 13+

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Schedule

XXI 1 | TUE 29 NOV | 17:15
XXI 2 | WED 30 NOV | 20:00

Synopsis

Follows two parallel love stories in which the partners are thwarted by hidden, inevitable obstacles, the force of superstition, and the mechanics of power.

 

Director

Jafar Panahi

 

Director’s Filmography

2018

3 Faces

2015

Taxi

 

Production Company

JP Production

 

 

Venice Film Festival 2022

Winner, Special Jury Price

Special Mention: Premio CinemaSara

Chicago International Film Festival 2022

Winner, Award for Cinematic Bravery

Toronto International Film Festival 2022

Official selection

Busan International Film Festival 2022

Official selection

Director's Profile

Jafar Panahi

Jafar Panahi

Jafar Panahi was born in Mianeh, Iran. He has directed the feature films The White Balloon (95), The Mirror (97), The Circle (00), Crimson Gold (03), Offside (06), This Is Not a Film (11), Closed Curtain (13), Jafar Panahi’s Taxi (15), and 3 Faces (18), all of which screened at the Festival. No Bears (22) is his latest film.

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My Small Land

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Mai Sumoru Rando

My Small Land

114 minutes | 2022 | Japan | Narrative |
Japanese, Turkish, Kurdish | sub. English | All Ages

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Schedule

XXI 2 | TUE 29 NOV | 18:00
XXI 1 | FRI 2 DEC | 14:00

Indonesia Premiere

Synopsis

For Sarya (17), a Kurdish refugee girl in Japan, life seems to be on the upswing; her grades in school are enough to go on to college, good friends surround her, and her relationship with Sota is special. Sarya’s life is turned upside down when she discovers that her family’s refugee status is being denied, limiting her family from working and traveling throughout the city. His father, who continues to work to survive, is detained for illegal work. Sarya is suddenly forced into a situation where she is responsible for her younger siblings and her existence.

 

Director

Emma Kawawada

 

Production Company

AOI Pro

Berlin International Film Festival 2022

Official Selection

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2022

Official Selection

Busan International Film Festival 2022

Official selection

Director's Profile

Emma Kawawada

Emma Kawawada

Born in 1991 in Chiba Prefecture. Her film Circle, produced when she was a student at Waseda University, won second prize at the Tokyo Student Film Festival. Since 2014 she has been part of Koreeda Hirokazu’s production company Bun-buku, assisting him on several films. In 2018, she won the ARTE International Prize in the Asian Project Market of the twenty-third Annual Busan International Film Festival. Her feature-length directorial debut, 2022’s My Small Land, was selected for the Generation division of the seventy-second Berlin International Film Festival, and was named the Amnesty International Special Mention film.

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Love Life

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Love Life

123 minutes | 2022 | Japan | Narrative | Japanese, Korean, Korean Sign Language | sub. English | 13+

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Schedule

XXI 2 | SUN 27 NOV | 19:30
XXI 2 | FRI 2 DEC | 17:15

Synopsis

Taeko and her husband, Jirō, are living a peaceful existence with her young son Keita, when a tragic accident brings the boy’s long-lost father, Park, back into her life. To cope with the pain and guilt, Taeko throws herself into helping this deaf and homeless man.

 

Director

Kôji Fukada

 

Director’s Filmography

A Girl Missing (2019)

Harmonium (2016)

 

Production Company

Nagoya Broadcasting Network, Comme Des Cinemas

 

Contact: 

intlsales@mk2.com

 

 

 

 

Venice Film Festival 2022

Nominee for Best Film

Toronto International Film Festival 2022

Official selection

BFI London Film Festival 2022

Official selection

Busan International Film Festival 2022

Official selection

Director's Profile

Kôji Fukada

Kôji Fukada

Kôji Fukada was born on January 5, 1980 in Tokyo, Japan. He is a director and writer, known for Au Revoir L'Ete (2013), Harmonium (2016) and Hospitalité (2010).

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Leila’s Brothers

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Baradaran-e Leila

Leila's Brothers

165 minutes | 2022 | Iran | Narrative |
Persian | sub. English | 17+

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Schedule

XXI 1 | MON 28 NOV | 16:30

Indonesia Premiere

Synopsis

At 40 years old, Leila has spent her whole life taking care of her parents and her four brothers. The family argues constantly and is crushed by debts, in a country caught in the grip of international economic sanctions. As her brothers are trying to make ends meet, Leila formulates a plan: to start a family business that would save them from poverty.

 

While they are in desperate need of financial support, Leila finds out that their father Esmail has secretly been hiding a family heirloom. He had been saving it as an offering to become the new Patriarch of the clan, the highest honor in the Persian tradition.

 

Director

Saeed Roustaee

 

Director’s Filmography

2019

Just 6.5

 

2016

Life and A Day

 

Production Company

Iris Film

 

Contact:

romain@elledriver.eu

 

 

Munich Film Festival 2022

Honorable mention, ARRI Award

Cannes Film Festival 2022

FIPRESCI Award

Busan International Film Festival 2022

Official selection

Hong Kong International Film Festival 2022

Official selection

Director's Profile

Saeed Roustaee

Saeed Roustaee

Saeed Roustaee was born in Iran in 1989. After graduating from Soore University with a Bachelor in Cinematography, he first directed three short films, then a documentary which won over 100 awards worldwide.

His feature debut Life and a Day (2016), won Best Directing and Best Screenplay awards at the Fajr International Film Festival, the main film festival in Iran, along with several prizes in international festivals.
His second feature, Just 6.5 (2019), premiered at Venice Orrizonti. It was nominated for the César Award for Best Foreign Film and won the Best Director Award at the Tokyo International Film Festival.

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Joyland

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Joyland

126 minutes | 2022 | Pakistan | Narrative |
Urdu | sub. English | 17+

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Schedule

XXI 2 | FRI 2 DEC | 12:15
XXI 1 | SAT 3 DEC | 12:30

Synopsis

When Rana’s happy family want a baby boy, Rana’s youngest child secretly joins an erotic dance theatre and falls in love with a very ambitious young trans star. Their love story slowly illuminates the desire of all members of Rana’s family to commit sexual rebellion.

 

Director

Saim Sadiq

 

Director’s Filmography

2019

Darling (short)

 

2018

Nice Talking to You (short)

 

Production Company

All Caps

Khoosat Films

Diversity Hire Ltd.

One Two Twenty Entertainment

Blood Moon Creative

NNB Digital Media

Film Manufacturers Inc.

Astrakan AB

Noruz Films

 

Contact:

abengio@wmeagency.com

 

 

Cannes Film Festival 2022

Winner, Un Certain Regard Jury Prize

Winner, Queer Palm

Toronto International Film Festival 2022

Official selection

Pakistan entry for Best International Feature at the Academy Awards 2023

Director's Profile

Saim Sadiq

Saim Sadiq

Saim Sadiq is a Pakistani filmmaker with a background in anthropology. Saim's earlier documentary work was showcased by various national networks on television, went viral on social media in Pakistan, and was featured by BBC's Free Speech Stories. His first short film “Pasban” screened at numerous festivals around the globe. His latest short Nice Talking to You was awarded Vimeo's Best Director along with five other awards at the 2018 Columbia University thesis film showcase. He is the recipient of the Kodak Student Scholarship Gold Award 2018, selected as the top winner from students across the world.

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Holy Spider

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Holy Spider

116 minutes | 2022 | Iran | Narrative |
Persian | sub. English | 17+

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Schedule

XXI 1 | SUN 27 NOV | 17:15

XXI 2 | MON 28 NOV | 19:30

Synopsis

A journalist descends into the dark underbelly of the Iranian holy city of Mashhad as she investigates the serial killings of sex workers by the so called “Spider Killer”, who believes he is cleansing the streets of sinners.

Director

Ali Abbasi

 

Director’s Filmography

Border (2018)

Shelley (2016)

 

Production Company

Profile Pictures,

One Two Films

 

 

 

Cannes Film Festival 2022

Best Actress

Toronto International Film Festival 2022

Official selection

Telluride Film Festival 2022

Official selection

BFI London Film Festival 2022

Official selection

Busan International Film Festival 2022

Official selection

Director's Profile

Ali Abbasi

Ali Abbasi

Ali Abbasi was born 1981 in Iran and left his studies in Tehran to move to Stockholm, where he graduated with a BA in architecture. He then studied directing at the National Film School of Denmark, graduating with his short film “M for Markus'' in 2011. His feature debut, “Shelley'' premiered at the Berlinale in 2016 and was released in the US. He is best known for his 2018 film “Border'', which won the Prix Un Certain Regard in Cannes. The film was chosen as Sweden’s Academy Award® Entry, was widely released internationally, won the Danish Film Award and was nominated for three European Film Awards including Best Director, Best Screenwriter & Best Film.

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