by Peter Monsaert
with Sara Vertongen, Wim Willaert, Esra Vandenbussche
A look at the lives of three generations of women. Monique and her daughter Sylvie run a brothel on the border of West Flanders and France. Eline, Sylvie’s six-year-old daughter, is fascinated by the mysterious workplace of her mother and grandmother, but she is never allowed inside.
by Raja Amari
with Hiam Abbass, Sarra Hannachi, Salim Kechiouche
Seeking refuge from her Islamist radical brother whom she informed on, a young woman arrives in France illegally following Tunisia’s Jasmine Revolution and discovers a new world of both hope and danger.
by Midi Z
with Kai Ko, Wu Ke-Xi
Lianqing and Guo meet when they illegally crossed into Thailand. Lianqing finds a job as a dishwasher in a restaurant while Guo works in a textile factory in the suburbs. But Guo’s faith in Lianqing is diminishing rapidly; their love is irreversibly doomed.
by Ben Young
with Emma Booth, Ashleigh Cummings, Stephen Curry, Susie Porter, Damian de Montemas, Harrison Gilbertson
In the mid 1980’s seventeen year old Vicki Maloney is randomly abducted from a suburban street by a disturbed couple. As she observes the dynamic between her captors she quickly realises she must drive a wedge between them if she is to survive.
by Carlos César Arbeláez
with Beatriz Ángel, Cristóbal Peláez, Linsy Holguín, Hiroyuki Ono, Pedro Julio Arias, Yira Plaza O'bime
The Box, Prepaid and The Happy Girl are three stories that all begin at the La Polonesa coffee shop in Medellín, Colombia on Mother’s Day Sunday. In each of the stories, the characters seem to be guided by an inescapable destiny.
by Sotiris Dounoukos
with Maggie Naouri, Jerome Meyer
In late 1997 Anu Singh, a beautiful law-student in Canberra killed her boyfriend Joe Cinque after months of telling friends and colleagues she planned to do kill herself and take him with her. Despite the warnings, no one stopped her.
FLEMISH HEAVEN – Drama – Belgium – 2016 – 112 min World Premiere at TIFF 2016 – Discovery Section European Premiere at San Sebastian IFF 2016 – New Directors Competition
The film is invited in the Discovery Section of Toronto IFF
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