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FAITHFUL (DE NOS FRÈRES BLESSÉS)

Hélier Cisterne
Official selection - Non Competition

France, Belgium, Algeria, 2021 / 92 min / French OV with French subt. / Drama

In 1950s Algeria, a pro-independence worker is arrested for having planted a bomb in his factory.

THERE IS NO EVIL (SHEYTAN VOJUD NADARAD)

Mohammad Rasoulof
Official selection - Non Competition

Germany, Czech Republic, Iran , 2020 / 150 min / Farsi & German OV with English subt. / Action, Drama

Four thematically connected stories follow characters whose decisions to carry out executions or not have life-altering consequences.

12 MONKEYS

Terry Gilliam
Official selection - Non Competition

USA, 1995 / 129 min / English and French OV with French subt. / Thriller, Science Fiction

In 2035, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about a man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population.

33 WORDS ABOUT DESIGN (33 SLOVA O DIZAINE)

Natalya Klimchuk, Olga Morozova
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Russia , 2020 / 97 min / Russian OV with English subt. / Documentary

 

33 Russian designers question the approach to design in Russia.

A LYNX IN THE TOWN (UN LYNX DANS LA VILLE)

Nina Bisyarina
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Movies for Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Schools
3-5 years

France , 2019 / 7 min / without words / animation

A lynx leaves his forest to have fun in the city.

A THOUSAND CUTS

Ramona S. Diaz
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

USA, Philippines, 2020 / 110 min / English OV / Documentary

A look at how the Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte uses social media to spread disinformation.

A TIGER WITH NO STRIPES (LE TIGRE SANS RAYURES)

Raúl Robin Morales Reyes
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Movies for Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Schools
3-5 years

France, 2018 / 9 min / without words / Animation

A young tiger is looking for his stripes.

ACCUSED #2: WALTER SISULU

Nicolas Champeaux & Gilles Porte
Virtual Reality Pavilion
Full Virtual Reality Corner

France, 2018 / 15 min / EN / VR Cinema

Accused #2 brings to life the testimony and cross-examination of Walter Sisulu, the African National Congress’ unsung hero, and Mandela’s mentor.

AIR CONDITIONER (AR CONDICIONADO)

Fradique
Official Competition

Angola, 2020 / 72 min / Portuguese OV with French or English subt. / Drama

While air conditioners are mysteriously falling from buildings, two employees embark on a mission across Luanda to find their boss’ AC unit.

AMERICAN UTOPIA

Spike Lee
Official selection - Non Competition

USA, 2020 / 105 min / English OV / Documentary, Musical

Spike Lee’s adaptation of David Byrne's Broadway album and show "American Utopia".

AN ZÉRO – COMMENT LE LUXEMBOURG A DISPARU

Myriam T., Julien Becker
Made In / With Luxembourg
Fiction Features

Luxembourg, Germany, 2021 / 85 min / Luxembourgish, German & French OV with French subt. / Docu-Fiction

A fictional story about the annihilation of an entire country, Luxembourg, in a nuclear disaster.

ANGLERFISH (ANGLERFISCH)

Julia Ocker
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Movies for Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Schools
3-5 years

Germany, 2018 / 4 min / without words / Animation

The little anglerfish cannot sleep in the darkness of the ocean.

ANTIGONE

Sophie Deraspe
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Young Audiences
Movies for Schools
12-18 years
12-18 years

Canada, 2019 / 109 min / French OV with English subt. / Drama

 

An incisive new liberal take on the Greek tragedy by Sophocles telling the daring story of one young woman's commitment to her family.

ARISTOCRATS (ANO KO WA KIZOKU)

Yukiko Sode
Official Competition

Japan, 2021 / 124 min / Japanese OV with French or English subt. / Drama

In Tokyo, two women from vastly different backgrounds meet by chance because of the same man.

ASSANDIRA

Salvatore Mereu
Official Competition

Italy, 2020 / 131 min / Italian OV with French & English subt. / Drama

When a fire ravages his farm stay and takes the life of his son, a father has to deal with burning remorse.

AYAHUASCA

Jan Kounen
Virtual Reality Pavilion
Full Virtual Reality Corner

France, Luxembourg, 2019 / 20 min / No Dialogue / VR Cinema

A spiritual journey through the realms of medicinal plants, led by an indigenous Shipibo traditional healer in the Amazon rainforest.

BAD LUCK BANGING OR LOONY PORN

Radu Jude
Made In / With Luxembourg
Fiction Features

Romania, Luxembourg, Czech Republic, Croatia, 2021 / 106 min / Romanian OV with English subt. / Drama

A teacher's life is turned upside down when her sex tape is posted on the web.

BATTLESCAR

Nico Casavecchia & Martin Allais
Full Virtual Reality Corner
Virtual Reality Pavilion

USA, France, 2018 / 10 min / EN, FR / VR Cinema

A story of initiation that takes us to the heart of New York’s punk scene in the 1970s, in the footsteps of Lupe and Debbie, two young women wanting to set up a rock band.

BECOMING MONA (KOM HIER DAT IK U KUS)

Sabine Lubbe Bakker, Niels van Koevorden
Official Competition

Netherlands, Belgium, 2020 / 100 min / Dutch OV with French or English subt. / Drama

Mona tries to break free from the stifling constraints of a life lived in the service of other people’s egos.

BLACK & WHITE (DIE GESCHICHTE VOM SCHWARZEN SCHAF)

Jesús Pérez, Gerd Gockell
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Movies for Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Schools
3-5 years

Switzerland, Germany, 2020 / 5 min / without words / animation

In this animated lesson about tolerance, the proverbial black sheep is bullied out of its flock.

BLOODY NOSE, EMPTY POCKETS

Bill Ross IV, Turner Ross
Official selection - Non Competition

USA, 2020 / 98 min / English OV / Drama, Documentary

In the shadows of the bright lights of Las Vegas, it’s last call for a beloved dive bar known as the Roaring 20s.

BOTOX

Kaveh Mazaheri
Official selection - Non Competition

Iran, Canada, 2020 / 97 min / Persian and German OV with English subt. / Black Comedy, Drama, Thriller

Two sisters lying about their brother's disappearance struggle to keep their secret.

BRAZIL

Terry Gilliam
Official selection - Non Competition

United Kingdom, USA, 1985 / 132 min / English OV with subt. TBC / Drama, Science Fiction

A daydreaming everyman finds himself caught in the soul-crushing gears of a nightmarish bureaucracy.

CARELESS CRIME (JENAYAT-E BI DEGHAT)

Shahram Mokri
Official Competition

Iran, 2020 / 135 min / Farsi OV with English or French subt. / Drama

On a very ordinary day, four ordinary people decide to set fire to a cinema packed with people.

COCOON (KOKON)

Leonie Krippendorff
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Movies for Schools
12-18 years
Young Audiences
Schools
12-18 years

Germany, 2020 / 95 min / German OV / Drama, Romance

 

In the heat of a shimmering Berlin summer, Nora falls in love for the first time and discovers a whole new world.

COLORBIRDS (COUCOULEURS)

Oana Lacroix
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Movies for Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Schools
3-5 years

Switzerland, 2018 / 7 min / without words / animation

A two-coloured bird is looking for a tree that looks like him.

COUCOULEURS Five short films

Movies for Schools
3-5 years
Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Young Audiences

Switzerland, France, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, 2020 / 40 min / without words / Animation

Five animated short films about tolerance and colourful animals

CRAZY CINÉMATOGRAPHE FOR KIDS – LA MAGIE DES COULEURS

Fränz Hausemer, Hughes Maréchal
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Movies for Schools
5-12 years
Young Audiences
Schools
5-12 years

, 2020 / 45 min / Luxembourgish or French / Special Screening - Fairground cinema

By: Cinémathèque de la Ville de Luxembourg
With: Fränz Hausemer, Hughes Maréchal
Language: Luxembourgish or French

DAUGHTERS OF CHIBOK

Joel 'Kachi Benson
Full Virtual Reality Corner
Virtual Reality Pavilion

Nigeria, 2019 / 11 min / EN / VR Cinema

Recounting the events of 2014, Daughters of Chibok deals with the aftermath of the kidnappings, and explores important topical global issues of gender rights and the right to education.

DEAR COMRADES! (DOROGIE TOVARISHCHI!)

Andrei Konchalovsky
Official selection - Non Competition

Russia, 2020 / 121 min / Russian OV with French and Dutch subt. / Drama, History

In 1962, a peaceful Soviet workers’ strike turns into a massacre after the Red Army starts shooting protesters.

DISAPPEARANCE AT CLIFTON HILL

Albert Shin
Official selection - Non Competition

Canada, 2019 / 100 min / English OV / Drama, Mystery, Thriller

When Abby returns to her childhood home, difficult memories of a long-forgotten kidnapping resurface.

ELSA AND THE NIGHT (SIGRID OCH NATTEN)

Jöns Mellgren
Young Audiences
Schools
5-12 years
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Movies for Schools
5-12 years

Sweden, 2019 / 9 min / without words / Animation

Elsa who is afraid of the dark and has never been able to sleep at night, meets the Night in person.

ETERNITY (VECHNOST)

Anastasia Melikhova
Young Audiences
Schools
5-12 years
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Movies for Schools
5-12 years

Russia, 2018 / 3 min / without words / Animation

Nocturnal abstractions become real and give birth to a new world.

EVEREST

Jonathan Griffith
Virtual Reality Pavilion
Full Virtual Reality Corner

United States, 2019 / 10 min / EN / VR Cinema

Join the climbers for one of the most immersive adventure experiences ever captured.

EX ANIMA

Bartabas & Pierre Zandrowicz
Virtual Reality Pavilion
Full Virtual Reality Corner

France, 2019 / 13 min / No Dialogue / VR Cinema

Within an empty void, horses start to appear. Emerging from darkness; blowing, exhaling. Their mighty bodies move slowly. Each step brings back immemorial times as they start to dance.

FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS

Terry Gilliam
Official selection - Non Competition

USA, 1998 / 118 min / English OV / Comedy, Drama

An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades.

FIRST SNOW (PRVNÍ SNÍH)

Lenka Ivančíková
Young Audiences
Schools
5-12 years
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Movies for Schools
5-12 years

Czech Republic, 2015 / 14 min / without words / Animation

A hedgehog discovers winter and snow after waking too early from hibernation.

FRANK GEHRY: BUILDING JUSTICE

Ultan Guilfoyle
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

USA , 2018 / 54 min / English OV with French & English subt. / Documentary

 

Legendary architect Frank Gehry teams up with architecture students to re-envision the future of incarceration.

FROM HERE

Christina Antonakos-Wallace
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Movies for Schools
12-18 years
Young Audiences
Schools
12-18 years

Germany, USA, 2020 / 89 min / English and German OV with German subt. / Documentary

 

A documentary about four young artists and activists from immigrant families redefining their identity.

GAGARINE

Fanny Liatard, Jérémy Trouilh
Official selection - Non Competition

France, 2020 / 97 min / French OV with English subt. / Drama

Yuri fights to save his home town – which he shares with his namesake, Yuri Gagarin – from demolition.

GEVAR’S LAND (ARD GEVAR)

Qutaiba Barhamji
Documentary competition

France, Qatar, 2020 / 77 min / Arabic OV with French &/or English subt. / Documentary

A Syrian refugee settles in the suburbs of Reims and tills a vegetable garden. Like his plants, he tries to take root in this new life.

GLOOMY EYES

Fernando Maldonado, Jorge Tereso, Santiago Amigorena
Virtual Reality Pavilion
Full Virtual Reality Corner

France, Argentina, USA, 2020 / 8 min / EN, FR / VR Cinema

Sick and tired of the humans, the sun decided to hide and never rise again. Darkness awoke the dead from their graves.

GUNDA

Victor Kossakovsky
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Norway, USA , 2020 / 93 min / Without words / Documentary

Pigs, cows and chickens. Intimate portraits of living beings who wind up dead on our plates every day.

HYTTE

Jean-Louis Schuller
Made In / With Luxembourg
Fiction Features

Luxembourg, Belgium, 2021 / 76 min / English OV with French subt. / Drama

After a drunken night on Svalbard, Luc meets Mike, a stranger who lives in an isolated cabin in the Arctic desert.

I CARE A LOT

J Blakeson
Official selection - Non Competition

United Kingdom, 2020 / 118 min / English OV with French & Dutch subt. / Comedy, Thriller

A crooked legal guardian who drains the savings of her elderly wards meets her match when a woman she tries to swindle turns out to be more than she first appears.

JULIA

Vincent Smitz
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Belgium, Luxembourg, 2020 / 15 min / Without Words / Short, Horror

Julia orders a strange, ancient mirror on the Internet.

LA CHOUETTE EN TOQUE - 5 SHORTS FOR KIDS

Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Young Audiences

France, Belgium, 2019 / 52 min / French OV / Animation

Five animated short films about animals and culinary delights.

LA VERÓNICA

Leonardo Medel
Official selection - Non Competition

Chile, 2020 / 100 min / Spanish OV with Englishc subt. / Drama

Verónica Lara, the wife of an international football star, is being investigated for the death of her first child.

LAST AND FIRST MEN

Jóhann Jóhannsson
Official selection - Non Competition

Iceland, 2020 / 70 min / English OV with French & English subt. / Science Fiction

Two billion years ahead of us, a future race of humans finds itself on the verge of extinction.

LE DON

Vanessa Burtey
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg, 2020 / 3 min / French OV with English subt. / Short, Animation, Science Fiction

In a dark future, a slave has to sacrifice her tears to feed her god.

LE LAC

Nyasha Kadandara
Virtual Reality Pavilion
Full Virtual Reality Corner

Chad/Kenya/Zimbabwe, 2019 / 9 min / EN / VR Cinema

Le Lac is a dreamscape where liquid gives way to dust.

LES PETITS CONTES DE LA NUIT

Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Movies for Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Schools
3-5 years

Belgium, Netherlands, France, Germany, Spain, USA, 2020 / 41 min / French version / Animation

 

Six tales about the world of sleep and night for the little ones.

LONG STORY SHORT

Josh Lawson
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Australia, 2021 / 100 min / English OV with French & English subt. / Comedy, romance

Teddy wakes up the morning after his wedding and discovers that every few minutes he's jumping forward to the next year of his life.

MAESTRO

Illogic
Young Audiences
Schools
5-12 years
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Movies for Schools
5-12 years

France, 2019 / 2 min / without words / Animation

A squirrel takes the role of conductor in the forest.

MANIA

Ugur Darya Eroglu
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg, 2020 / 5 min / Without Words / Short, Stop-Motion

A young woman is smitten by her passionate lover.

MATILDA

Irene Iborra, Eduard Puertas Anfruns
Young Audiences
Schools
5-12 years
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Movies for Schools
5-12 years

Belgium, Spain, France, 2018 / 7 min / without words / Animation

Little Matilda cannot sleep and discovers the all the magic of the night.

MERAK

Dzhovani Gospodinov
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg, 2020 / 22 min / Bulgarian OV with English subt. / Documentary Short

A remote Bulgarian village prepares to perform an ancient ritual, hoping that future generations will carry on their traditions.

MICA

Ismaël Ferroukhi
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Morocco, France, 2020 / 103 min / French & Arabic OV with French subt. / Comedy, Drama

A little boy from a slum wants to change his life through tennis.

MISTER PAPER GOES OUT FOR A WALK (MENEER PAPIER GAAT UIT WANDELEN)

Ben Tesseur, Steven De Beul
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Movies for Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Schools
3-5 years

Belgium, Netherlands, 2017 / 9 min / French version / animation

The hectic life of Mister Paper who sleeps soundly every night.

MY FAMILY AND THE WOLF (MA FAMILLE ET LE LOUP)

Adrià García
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Movies for Schools
5-12 years
Young Audiences
Schools
5-12 years

France, Belgium, 2019 / 87 min / French OV / Comedy, Family

When Hugo learns that a wolf is coming for his grandmother, his sets out to save her.

Nadia, Butterfly

Pascal Plante
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Canada, 2020 / 107 min / French & English OV with French or English subt. / Drama

 

Nadia, an Olympic swimmer in her twenties, faces the challenges of her imminent retirement.

NEMESIS

Thomas Imbach
Documentary competition

Switzerland, 2020 / 132 min / German & English OV with French & English subt. / Documentary

Filmed over the course of seven years out of one window, “Nemesis” chronicles the destruction of the Zurich train station to build a new prison.

NEST

Sonja Rohleder
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Movies for Schools
3-5 years
Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences

Germany , 2019 / 4 min / without words / Animation

A slightly naïve bird is going out of his way to attract a mate.

NOMADLAND

Chloé Zhao
Official selection - Non Competition

USA, 2020 / 108 min / English OV with French & German subt. / Drama

Following an economic crisis, a woman embarks on a journey through the American West, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.

NOTES ON BLINDNESS: INTO DARKNESS

A. Colinart, A. La Burthe, P. Middleton & J. Spinney
Full Virtual Reality Corner
Virtual Reality Pavilion

France, UK, 2016 / 7 min / EN / VR Cinema

A virtual reality experience based on the audio diary of a writer and academic John Hull who has completely lost his sight.

NOTTURNO

Gianfranco Rosi
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Italy, France, Germany, 2020 / 100 min / Arabic & Kurdish OV with French & Dutch subt. / Documentary

Shot over three years on the borders between Iraq, Kurdistan, Syria and Lebanon, “Notturno” gives voice to a human drama.

NUCLEAR FOREVER (ATOMKRAFT FOREVER)

Carsten Rau
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Germany, 2020 / 94 min / German & French OV with English subt. / Documentary

A deep look at nuclear power in Europe and Germany’s progressive nuclear phase-out.

ONCE UPON A TIME IN VENEZUELA

Anabel Rodríguez Ríos
Documentary competition

Venezuela, United Kingdom, Brazil, Austria, 2020 / 99 min / Spanish OV with French & English subt. / Documentary

In Venezuela, the village of Congo Mirador on Lake Maracaibo, is preparing for contentious parliamentary elections.

OOOPS! THE ADVENTURE CONTINUES…

Toby Genkel, Sean McCormack
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Young Audiences

Germany, Luxemburg, Ireland , 2020 / 85 min / Luxembourgish version with French subt. / Animation

Best friends Finny and Leah find themselves ejected from Noah’s Ark again.

OVERBOARD! (PŘES PALUBU!)

Filip Pošivač, Barbora Valecká
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Movies for Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Schools
3-5 years

Czech Republic, Slovakia, 2019 / 12 min / without words / animation

 

Two friends are trying to sneak onto a cruise ship reserved for couples.

PETITE ÉTINCELLE

Nicolas Bianco-Levrin, Julie Rembauville
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Movies for Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Schools
3-5 years

France, 2019 / 4 min / without words / animation

A little mouse lives in the midst of books and their epic adventures.

PIGEON THERAPY (DE PIGEON)

Nadia Masri
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg, 2021 / 20 min / Luxemburgish OV with French or English subt. / Short

When a pigeon crashes into her therapist’s window, Emma’s first therapy session takes an unexpected turn.

PINOCCHIO

Matteo Garrone
Young Audiences

Italy, France, United Kingdom, 2019 / 125 min / Italian OV with French, English & German subt. / Fantaisie, aventure

When the director of "Gomorrah" revisits this classic of children’s literature, he doesn’t shy away from the darker aspects of the source material.

PREPARATIONS TO BE TOGETHER FOR AN UNKNOWN PERIOD OF TIME (FELKÉSZÜLÉS MEGHATÁROZATLAN IDEIG TARTÓ EGYÜTTLÉTRE)

Lili Horvát
Official selection - Non Competition

Hungary, 2020 / 94 min / Hungarian OV with English subt. / Drama, Romance

When Márta returns to Budapest to be with the love of her life, the man claims the two have never met.

PUTAIN DE FACTEUR HUMAIN

Karolina Markiewicz & Pascal Piron
Full Virtual Reality Corner
Virtual Reality Pavilion

Luxembourg, 2020 / 5 min / EN, FR / VR Cinema

According to astrophysicist Hubert Reeves, “putain de facteur humain” is humanity’s influence on history and the world.

QUO VADIS, AIDA?

Jasmila Žbanić
Official Competition

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria, Romania, Netherlands, Germany, Poland, France, Norway, Turkey, 2020 / 104 min / Bosnian, English & Dutch OV with French & Dutch or English subt. / Drama, War

In 1995, during the Bosnian genocide, a translator fights to save the lives of her husband and sons.

RACCOON AND THE LIGHT

Hanna Kim
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Movies for Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Schools
3-5 years

USA, 2018 / 4 min / without words / Animation

A raccoon finds a torch in the woods.

REGELN AM BAND, BEI HOHER GESCHWINDIGKEIT

Yulia Lokshina
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Movies for Schools
12-18 years
Young Audiences
Schools
12-18 years

Germany, 2020 / 92 min / German OV / Documentary

 

A multi-layered documentary about escalating capitalism and the working conditions in Germany’s largest slaughterhouse.

RIDERS OF JUSTICE (RETFÆRDIGHEDENS RYTTERE)

Anders Thomas Jensen
Official selection - Non Competition

Denmark, 2020 / 111 min / Danish OV with English or French & Dutch subt. / Comedy-Drama

Markus vows revenge after finding out his wife’s accidental death was a carefully plotted assassination.

ROBOTZILLAS

Léa Buffard
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg, 2020 / 3 min / Without Words / Short, Animation, Science Fiction

A mad scientist wants to conquer the world with giant robots

ROCCA CHANGES THE WORLD (ROCCA VERÄNDERT DIE WELT)

Katja Benrath
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Movies for Schools
12-18 years
Young Audiences
Schools
12-18 years

Germany, 2019 / 97 min / German OV / Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Eleven-years-old Rocca lives a rather unique life. Raised since infancy at a German astronaut training facility can lead to some interesting personality traits.

SHEEP, WOLF AND A CUP OF TEA - 7 ANIMATED SHORT FILMS

Schools
5-12 years
Young Audiences
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Movies for Schools
5-12 years

France, Russia, Sweden, Belgium, Spain, Czech Republic, 2019 / 52 min / without words / Animation

Seven animated short films about nightlife, animals and overcoming fears.

SHEEP, WOLF AND A CUP OF TEA… (MOUTONS, LOUP ET TASSE DE THÉ…)

Marion Lacourt
Young Audiences
Schools
5-12 years
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Movies for Schools
5-12 years

France, 2019 / 13 min / without words / Animation

After a nocturnal ritual, a child’s room is besieged by sheep.

SHOOOM’S ODYSSEY (L’ODYSSÉE DE CHOUM)

Julien Bisaro
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Movies for Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Schools
3-5 years

France, Belgium, 2019 / 26 min / French OV, with little dialogue / Animation

A little owl leaves on an adventure to find an adoptive mum.

SHOOOM’S ODYSSEY (L’ODYSSÉE DE CHOUM) Three animated short films for the little ones

Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Movies for Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Schools
3-5 years

Germany, Ireland, France, Belgium, 2020 / 37 min / with little dialogue / Animation

Three animated short films for the little ones.

SHOWCASE – SHORTS MADE IN/WITH LUXEMBOURG 2021

Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg, Bulgaria, Belgium, 2021 / 95 min / / Shorts

Discover 8 short films with varied subjects and meet their directors at this cinematic evening at Kinepolis Kirchberg.

SISTERS WITH TRANSISTORS

Lisa Rovner
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

France, United Kingdom , 2020 / 85 min / English OV with English subt. / Documentary

The remarkable untold story of electronic music’s female pioneers who embraced machines to transform how we produce and listen to music today.

SONGS OF REPRESSION

Estephan Wagner, Marianne Hougen-Moraga
Documentary competition

Denmark, Netherlands, 2020 / 89 min / German & Spanish OV with English subt. / Documentary

The residents of a German colony in Chile use wildly different strategies to cope with 45 traumatic years of child-abuse, torture and mass graves.

SORCERER

William Friedkin
Official selection - Non Competition

USA, 1977 / 121 min / English OV with French subt. / Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Four fugitives from different countries team up to drive a load of nitroglycerine through the South American jungle.

STAFF ONLY (EL VIAJE DE MARTA – STAFF ONLY)

Neus Ballús
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Movies for Schools
12-18 years
Young Audiences
Schools
12-18 years

Spain, France, 2019 / 83 min / Spanish & French OV with French subt. / Drama

 

Marta, who longs to travel off the beaten track, has to spend the holidays with her family in a resort in Senegal. 

STRIDING INTO THE WIND (YE MA FEN ZONG)

Shujun Wei
Official selection - Non Competition

China, 2020 / 130 min / Mandarin OV with English subt. / Drama

An aimless film school student goes on an ambling road trip across China in a rickety old Jeep.

TALE OF A SEED

Yawen Zheng
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Movies for Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Schools
3-5 years

USA, 2017 / 9 min / French version / animation

A boy is looking for the perfect place to plant his golden seed.

TEDDY

Ludovic Boukherma, Zoran Boukherma
Official selection - Non Competition

France, 2021 / 89 min / French OV with English subt. / Comedy, Fantasy

One full moon evening, Teddy is scratched by an unknown beast in the French Pyrenees.

THE 8TH

Aideen Kane, Lucy Kennedy, Maeve O’Boyle
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

USA, Ireland , 2020 / 94 min / English OV with English subt. / Documentary

 

A story of grassroots activism engineering change in an era of global rollbacks on women's bodily autonomy rights.

THE BEAR WHO SWALLOWED A FLY (L’OURS QUI AVALA UNE MOUCHE)

Pascale Hecquet
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Young Audiences

France, Belgium, 2020 / 7 min / French OV / Animation

After swallowing a fly, a bear gets annoyed by its buzzing in his belly.

THE BIRD AND THE WHALE

Carol Freeman
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Movies for Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Schools
3-5 years

Ireland, 2018 / 7 min / Without words / Animation

A lyrical story about a young whale struggling to find his voice.

THE BREAD AND BUTTER LADY (DAME TARTINE AUX FRUITS)

Pascale Hecquet
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Young Audiences

France, Belgium, 2020 / 4 min / French OV / Animation

The life of the Bread and Butter Lady and her world of treats

THE CHERRY ON TOP (LA CERISE SUR LE GÂTEAU)

Frits Standaert
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Young Audiences

France, Belgium, 2019 / 16 min / French OV / Animation

Suffering from severe stomach pain, a young prince finds healing in a magical spring.

THE COLUMNIST (DE KUTHOER)

Ivo van Aart
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Netherlands, 2019 / 84 min / Dutch OV with English / Revenge Thriller, Horror, Comedy

After being flooded with anonymous nasty messages and death threats on social media, a columnist decides to take revenge.

THE CROSSING (FLUKTEN OVER GRENSEN)

Johanne Helgeland
Young Audiences

Norway, 2020 / 96 min / Norwegian OV with French, English & German subt. / Drama, War

In occupied Norway in 1942, four Jewish children flee the Nazis to Sweden.

THE EXORCIST

William Friedkin
Official selection - Non Competition

USA, 1973 / 122 min / English OV with French subt. / Horror

When a 12-year-old girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her.

THE FANTASTIC

Maija Blåfield
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Finland, 2020 / 30 min / Korean & English OV with English subt. / Documentary

 

North Korean dissidents recount their experiences watching forbidden foreign films.

THE FIRST THUNDER (PERVIY GROM)

Anastasia Melikhova
Young Audiences
Schools
5-12 years
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Movies for Schools
5-12 years

Russia, 2017 / 5 min / without words / Animation

A shepherdess witnesses the awakening of Mother Nature after her hibernation.

THE FLYING CIRCUS (CIRKU FLUTURUES)

Fatos Berisha
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Kosovo, Albania, North Macedonia , 2019 / 115 min / Albanian and Serbian OV with English subt. / Black Comedy

At the verge of the Kosovo war, four actors from Pristina cross illegally into Albania to meet their idol, Monty Python’s Michael Palin.

THE HUMAN VOICE

Pedro Almodóvar
Official selection - Non Competition

Spain, 2020 / 30 min / English OV with English subt. / Drama

A woman and a dog come to terms with the abandonment of a lover and a master.

THE LITTLE RED CHICK (LE PETIT POUSSIN ROUX)

Célia Tisserant
Young Audiences
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years

France, Belgium, 2019 / 12 min / French OV / Animation

A little chick has a big muffin bake off.

THE LITTLE WIDE-MOUTHED FROG (LA PETITE GRENOUILLE À GRANDE BOUCHE)

Célia Tocco
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Young Audiences

France, Belgium, 2019 / 8 min / French OV / Animation

An epicurean frog is looking for new dishes.

THE LIVING WITNESSES

Karolina Markiewicz, Pascal Piron
Made In / With Luxembourg
Documentaries

Luxembourg, 2020 / 90 min / Luxembourgish, French & English OV with English subt. / Documentary

Three living witnesses from the Second World War meet three Luxembourg students, either born here or immigrated.

THE METAMORPHOSIS OF BIRDS (A METAMORFOSE DOS PÁSSAROS)

Catarina Vasconcelos
Documentary competition

Portugal, 2020 / 101 min / Portuguese OV with English subt. / Documentary, Fiction

A highly unorthodox documentary that finds Portuguese filmmaker Catarina Vasconcelos sifting through the memories and dreams of her ancestors.

THE MOLE AGENT (EL AGENTE TOPO)

Maite Alberdi
Documentary competition

Chile, USA, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, 2020 / 90 min / Spanish OV with French &/or English subt. / Documentary

A retired widower infiltrates a retirement home to uncover the truth behind the residents’ living conditions. However, he’s 83, not 007.

THE REAL THING

Benoit Felici, Mathias Chelebourg
Virtual Reality Pavilion
Full Virtual Reality Corner

France, 2018 / 16 min / Mandarin (FR SUBT., EN SUBT.) / VR Cinema

Travel from Paris to London and Venice without ever leaving China.

THE TURTLE THAT WANTED TO SLEEP (LA TORTUGA QUE QUERÍA DORMIR)

Pascual Pérez Porcar
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Movies for Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Schools
3-5 years

Spain, 2008 / 12 min / French version / animation

Miss Turtle’s hibernation is not going as planned.

THE UNITED STATES VS. BILLIE HOLIDAY

Lee Daniels
Official selection - Non Competition

USA, 2021 / 131 min / English OV with subt. French & Dutch / Drama, Biopic, Music

The tragic story of black jazz singer Billie Holiday in a racially divided 1940s America.

THE WHALER BOY (KITOBOY)

Philipp Yuryev
Official Competition

Russia, Poland, Belgium, 2020 / 93 min / Russian & English OV with French or English subt. / Drama

A whale hunter from the Bering Strait is looking for a camgirl he met on the internet.

THE WOLVES (LOS LOBOS)

Samuel Kishi Leopo
Official Competition

Mexico, 2019 / 95 min / Spanish, English & Cantonese OV with French or English subt. / Drama

After illegally immigrating into the US, two Mexican boys use their imagination to make sense of the world around them.

TO LIVE AND DIE IN L.A.

William Friedkin
Official selection - Non Competition

USA, 1985 / 116 min / English OV with French subt. / Drama, Action

A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter who killed his partner.

TOVE

Zaida Bergroth
Official selection - Non Competition

Finland, Sweden, 2020 / 102 min / Swedish & Finnish OV with English subt. / Biopic, Drama

A film about Tove Jansson, the author of the popular Moomin books.

UNDER THE SKIN

João Inada
Virtual Reality Pavilion
Full Virtual Reality Corner

Brazil, Luxembourg, Germany, China, 2020 / 13 min / EN / VR Cinema

Under the Skin takes us to Complexo do Alemão, Rio de Janeiro’s most notorious favela complex, during a surprise police operation.

VEINS OF THE WORLD (DIE ADERN DER WELT)

Byambasuren Davaa
Movies for Schools
12-18 years
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Schools
12-18 years
Young Audiences

Germany, Mongolia , 2020 / 96 min / French version / Drama

 

In Mongolia, 12-year-old Amra is fighting mining companies that want to exploit the steppes.

VESTIGE

Aaron Bradbury
Virtual Reality Pavilion
Full Virtual Reality Corner

UK, France, USA, 2018 / 13 min / FR / VR Cinema

Vestige takes the viewer on a journey into the mind of Lisa as she remembers her lost love, Erik, through a series of fragmented memories.

WE ARE THE THOUSAND (WE ARE THE THOUSAND – L’INCREDIBILE STORIA DI ROCKIN’1000)

Anita Rivaroli
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Italy , 2019 / 78 min / Italian OV with English subt. / Documentary

 

A thousand musicians gather to pay tribute to The Foo Fighters and convince them to play in a small Italian town.

WENDY

Benh Zeitlin
Official selection - Non Competition

USA, 2020 / 112 min / English OV with French & Dutch subt. / Drama, Fantasy

Whisked away by the mysterious Peter Pan, Wendy discovers a strange island without grown-ups and suspended in time.

WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT SEX: EPISODE 1 – ACCIDENT & CATASTROPHE

Catherine Dauphin
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg, 2021 / 18 min / French, English & Portuguese OV with English subt. / Short, Dramatic Comedy

Six young people share a house and their love life in Luxembourg.

WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT SEX: EPISODE 4 – RENDEZ-VOUS

Catherine Dauphin
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg, 2021 / 8 min / English & Luxembourgish OV with English subt. / Short, Dramatic comedy

Adele meets her ex-girlfriend and finds out that they have grown apart.

WOLFWALKERS

Tomm Moore, Ross Stewart
Made In / With Luxembourg
Fiction Features
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years

Ireland, Luxembourg, France , 2021 / 103 min / Luxembourgish version / Animation, Adventure

Robyn, a young wolf hunter, befriends Mebh, a little girl who turns into a wolf at night.