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  • Life in a Fishbowl : an intricate portrait of a Reykjavik in flux

    2016/11/24
    Life in a Fishbowl : an intricate portrait of a Reykjavik in flux

    Award-winning Icelandic director Baldvin Zophoníasson’s drama Life in a Fishbowl (Vonarstræti) explores a Reykjavik family shocked by tragedy. It weaves between the fates of its thr...

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  • Harmony Lessons, or the frozen face of discipline

    2016/11/24
    Harmony Lessons, or the frozen face of discipline

    With Harmony Lessons, Emir Baigazin offers us a perfectly mastered work of remarkable intelligence and execution. With 17 awards to its name, including the Silver Bear for Outstanding Artistic Contrib...

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  • Seven great films about overcoming illness

    2016/11/24
    Seven great films about overcoming illness

    While trying to overcome or learning to live with illness, people face up to their biggest fears and rediscover themselves. Here is Walk This Way’s top choice of seven films about people’s...

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  • Macondo , little big man...

    2016/11/24
    Macondo , little big man...

    Unveiled at Berlin and selected at several other festivals such as London, Seattle and Hong Kong, the Austrian film Macondo by Sudabeh Mortezai takes on the theme of childhood that, in one way or anot...

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  • Seven films that help us understand globalization

    2016/11/24
    Seven films that help us understand globalization

    The world we live in is so fast-moving that it gets difficult to stop and stare in order to understand the main phenomenon which defines it: globalization. The seven films below offer some perspective...

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  • Six coming of age films that you cannot miss

    2016/11/24
    Six coming of age films that you cannot miss

    The transition from childhood to adulthood is never easy. Here is Walk This Way’s top of coming of age European films that you cannot miss: IN BLOOM BY NANA EKVTIMISHVILI AND SIMON GROSS (201...

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  • Live life to the full with Walk this Way

    2016/11/24
    Live life to the full with Walk this Way

    After its fifth collection, This is War, Walk This Way is presenting its sixth and last selection of films for 2016. The VOD distribution programme, which brings films to platforms such as iTunes, Ama...

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  • Closer to the Moon: Romanian Robin Hoods

    2016/10/14
    Closer to the Moon: Romanian Robin Hoods

    It happened one day in 1959 in Bucharest: four men and one woman robbed an armoured car belonging to the National Bank of Romania, stealing an enormous amount of money. When they were caught, the auth...

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  • Five must-see films portraying war crime

    2016/10/14
    Five must-see films portraying war crime

    Closing our eyes does not erase crime. Listening and experiencing the stories of the many victims and their ancestors is therefore necessary. Here is a list of films, whose portrayal of war crimes Wal...

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  • The Sleeping Voice: emotion and suffering of two resistants against Spain's dictatorship

    2016/10/14
    The Sleeping Voice: emotion and suffering of two resistants against Spain's dictatorship

    Benito Zambrano’s historical drama The sleeping Voice (La voz dormida) portrays Spain beneath Franco’s repressive and dictatorial regime. The film is adapted from the eponymous novel by&nb...

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