Films

1970

Tomasz Wolski
Documentary competition

Poland, 2021 / 70 min / OV Polish with French or English subt. / Documentary

1970, communist Poland. Workers go on strike and demonstrate against price increases in several border towns.

A Bee’s Diary

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

Germany, Canada, 2021 / 89 min / German OV (DE OV) / Documentary

The crazy life of bees on the big screen!

A COLÔNIA LUXEMBURGUESA

Dominique Santana
Made In / With Luxembourg
Documentaries

Luxembourg, 2022 / min / OV Luxembourgish, Portuguese, French with English, French, Portuguese and German subt. / Interactive Project

A Colônia Luxemburguesa is a transmedia project that unveils a century of crossed histories between the Mining Basin and the State of Minas Gerais in Brazil, through different mediums and platforms

A FLEETING ENCOUNTER

Romed Wyder
Made In / With Luxembourg
Fiction Features

Switzerland, Luxembourg, 2021 / 85 min / French, English, Farsi / Drama

Grappling with a mid-life crisis, Sacha leaves his girlfriend and escapes to his grandparents’ Airbnb.

A Vanishing Fog

Augusto Sandino
Official selection - Non Competition

Colombia, Czech Republic, Norway, 2021 / 76 min / Spanish OV with English subt. / Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

In the middle of the staggering and endangered Paramo of Sumapaz in Colombia, F, a solitary explorer and guardian of the mountains is condemned by his fate.

AFTER YANG

Kogonada
Official selection - Non Competition

United States, 2021 / 101 min / OV English with French & Dutch subt. / Drama, Sci-fi

When Yang, an artificially intelligent android malfunctions, a father’s quest to repair him eventually becomes a process where he discovers the life that has been passing in front of him, reconnect

Ali & Ava

Clio Barnard
Official selection - Non Competition

United Kingdom, 2021 / 95 min / English OV with French & Dutch subt. / Drama

Ali and Ava meet and instantly feel drawn to each other.

And He Said Yes!

Gintaré Parulyté
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg, 2022 / 21 min / English, Greek, French, Icelandic / Comedy

Madly in love and very impatient, Greta, an Icelander, and Thanos, a Greek, go to a wedding planner.

ANIMALS

Nabil Ben Yadir
Official selection - Non Competition

Belgium, France, 2022 / 91 min / French OV / Drama, LGBTQ+, Crime

At the core of the darkness of the human soul, the true story of a racist and homophobic crime that marked Belgium.

Any Day Now

Hamy Ramezan
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Movies for Schools
12-18 years
Young Audiences

Finland, 2020 / 81 min / Farsi, Finnish, English OV with French subt. (FA, FI, EN OV with FR subt.) / Drama

An Iranian refugee family living in Finland awaits the decision on whether or not they’ll be granted an official asylum status.

APPLES

Christos Nikou
Official selection - Non Competition

Greece, Poland, Australia, Slovenia , 2020 / 90 min / Greek OV with English subt. / Drama,Comedy

As an unpredictable, sweeping pandemic causes people to develop sudden amnesia, a man finds himself enrolled in a recovery program designed to help him build a new life

Ascension

Jessica Kingdon
Documentary competition

United States, 2021 / 97 min / OV Mandarin with French or English subt. / Documentary

A fascinating chronicle of the "Chinese Dream" or the exploration of the economic cleavages of contemporary Chinese society, from the workers exploited by big businesses to the « nouveaux riches ».

ATLANTIDE

Yuri Ancarani
Official Competition

Italy, France, USA, Qatar, 2021 / 104 min / Italian OV with English or French subtitles / Drama – Documentary

Daniele is a young man who lives on the edges of the Venice Lagoon. He worships barchino motorboats and dreams of breaking a speed record in clandestine and extremely dangerous races.

AYA

Simon Coulibaly Gillard
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Belgium, France, 2021 / 90 min / Dyula & French OV with English subtitles / Drama

Aya has led a joyful and carefree life, growing up on the island of Lahou in the Ivory Coast. However, her paradise is threatened by its surrounding waters.

BEANIE

Slobodan Maksimović
Made In / With Luxembourg
Fiction Features
Young Audiences

Slovenia, Luxembourg, Croatia, Slovakia, 2022 / 85 min / Slovene / Family

A boy who has nothing and a girl who seems to have everything embark on an adventure following a fake Santa in the middle of the night. All of their Christmas wishes come true, but not quite the way they had expected.

Bellevue

Jonathan Becker
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg, 2022 / 15 min / VO French with EN subt. / Black Comedy

A man hidden in the midst of a small village, sees reappear from his past the poisonous woman who pushed him to flee.

Blanket

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

Russia, 2019 / 6 min / Without dialogue / Animation

It's freezing cold far up north. A contrasting visit offers new perspectives and a warming thoughtfulness.

Bright

Camille Haumont
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg, 2022 / 2 min / / Animation

Alone in the dark, a man must find the courage to turn to the light.

BUTTERFLYMANIA

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

France, 2019 / 82 min / French OV (FR OV) / Family, Fantasy

The story of a caterpillar who dreams of becoming a butterfly.

CAPITANI SEASON 2

Christophe Wagner
Made In / With Luxembourg
Fiction Features

LU, BE, 2022 / 348 min / LU OV with ENG subt. / Thriller

Fired from the police, Luc Capitani is released from prison after three years, under the condition that he secretly infiltrates the underground night scene of Luxembourg’s gare district.

Caroline sur le Toit

Alejandro Bordier
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg , 2021 / 15 min / French / Short, Drama

On National Day, a woman neglected for too long by those around her decides to desperately draw attention to herself.

Chronicle of a Disappearance

Elia Suleiman
Meeting
Rétrospective

Palestine, 1996 / 84 min / Arabic, Hebrew, French, Russian OV with English subt. / Drama

After living in New York for several years, the Palestinian filmmaker chronicles his return home between Nazareth and Jerusalem through a series of vignettes.

Cloudy

Filip Diviak, Zuzana Čupová
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Movies for Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences

Czech Republic, 2018 / 5 min / Without dialogue / Animation, Short

A grumpy gnome struggles to sunbathe.

CLOUDY

Javier Navarro Avilés, Marina Moshkova, Milen Vitanov, Lee Hyun-mi, Nils Hedinger, Filiv Diviak, Zuzana Cupová
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Movies for Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences

, 2022 / 38 min / Without dialogue / Animation

Cloudy, a collection of 6 short films

Cornstalk

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

Russia, 2020 / 8 min / Without dialogue / Animation

Once upon a time there was a princess known throughout her kingdom for her legs, which were way too long

Couchée

Déborah Cheyenne Cruchon
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Movies for Schools
3-5 years

France, 2015 / 3 min / French version (FR) / Animation

Lie down in the grass, observe a dragonfly, then a bird. Open your eyes wide to marvel at the magic that surrounds you and above all… dream!

COW

Andrea Arnold
Documentary competition

United Kingdom , 2022 / 94 min / VO English / Documentary

 A close-up into the daily life of a cow.

Crazy Cinématographe for kids - The magic of colours

Events and workshops
Workhops for Schools
5-12 years
Young Audiences

, 2022 / 45 min / Luxembourgish or French / Special Screening - Tented fairground cinema

By: Cinémathèque de la Ville de Luxembourg
With: Fränz Hausemer (comedian), Hughes Maréchal (pianist) ou Philippe Marion (pianist)

CRISE ET CHUCHOTEMENTS

JOSSY MAYOR & LAURENT MOYSE
Made In / With Luxembourg
Documentaries

Luxembourg, 2022 / 71 min / French & Luxembourgish version with French subt. (FR & LUX OV with FR subt.) / Documentary

The spectre of a national catastrophe arises at the end of September 2008 in Luxembourg when two systemic banks from the financial centre are on the verge of disappearing simultaneously.

C’est magnifique !

Clovis Cornillac
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

France, 2021 / 98 min / French OV / Comedy, drama

When Pierre learns his parents are not his biological parents, he wants to find out who he is and where he comes from.

Dalia’s World

Javier Navarro Avilés
Movies for Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years

France, 2019 / 3 min / Without dialogue / Animation

While visiting a tropical greenhouse with her father, little Dalia gets lost and buries herself under the canopy.

DER PASSFÄLSCHER (The Forger)

Maggie Peren
Made In / With Luxembourg
Fiction Features

Germany, Luxembourg, 2022 / 117 min / German OV with English & French subtitles / Drama

21-year-old Cioma Schönhaus won't let anyone take away his zest for life, especially not the Nazis.

Divine Intervention

Elia Suleiman
Meeting
Rétrospective

France, Palestine, Morocco, Germany, 2002 / 90 min / Arabic & Hebrew OV with French & English subtitles / Drama

E.S. cares for his ailing father in Jerusalem whilst conducting an affair with a Palestinian woman living in Ramallah.

Do Not Hesitate

Shariff Korver
Official selection - Non Competition

Netherlands, Greece, 2021 / 90 min / Dutch OV with English subt. / Suspense drama

Three Dutch soldiers lose track of reality as their mission in the Middle East takes an unexpected turn. .

DOWN WITH THE KING

Diego Ongaro
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

États-Unis, France , 2021 / 100 min / English OV with French subtitles / Drama

Famous rapper Money Merc is set to compose a new album in a home away from it all in the Massachussetts.

Dreamer Roccy

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

South Korea, 2019 / 10 min / French OV (FR OV) / Animation, Short

An enchanting story about a little dog and its dreams.

Dreaming Walls

Amélie van Elmbt, Maya Duverdier
Documentary competition

Belgium, France, The Netherlands, Sweden, 2021 / 95 min / English OV with French subt. / Documentary

The legendary Chelsea Hotel, an icon of 1960s counterculture - former residents and regulars have included Patti Smith, Jim Morrison, Robert Mapplethorpe and the superstars of Warhol's factory - an

Du Iz Tak ?

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

United States, 2018 / 11 min / French version (FR) / Animation

A sprouting plant and a community of insects offer a microcosmic view of the unstoppable cycle of life.

EL GRAN MOVIMIENTO

Kiro Russo
Official selection - Non Competition

Bolivia, France, Qatar, Switzerland , 2021 / 85 min / Spanish OV with English subt. / Drama

Bolivia, today. After walking for a week, Elder and his miner companions arrive in La Paz to demand the reinstatement of their job.

Elizabeth

Roger Michell
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

United Kingdom, 2022 / 113 min / English OV / Documentary

A documentary about Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-lived, longest reigning British monarch and longest serving female head of state in history. Funny. Moving. Different.

End of Night

David Adler
Virtual Reality Pavilion

Denmark, France, 2021 / 49 min / OV English / Virtual Reality

1943. You are sitting in a boat with Josef. He is rowing from occupied Denmark to safety in neutral Sweden.

EVERYTHING WILL BE OK

Rithy Panh
Official selection - Non Competition

Cambodia, France , 2022 / 98 min / Khmer OV with ENG. subt / Documentary

Documentary master Rithy Panh imagines what the world would be like if animals took over.

Fabian: Going to the Dogs

Dominik Graf
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Germany, 2021 / 176 min / German OV with English subtitles / Drama

German genre dazzler Dominik Graf careens through the twilight hedonism of pre-Nazi Germany in this adaptation of Erich Kästner’s early-1930s-set autobiographical romance. 

FLEE

Jonas Poher Rasmussen
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Denmark, France, Sweden, Norway , 2021 / 90 min / Danish OV with English subt. / Documentary - Biography

For the first time, Amin shares his experience as a child refugee from Afghanistan, mainly through animation.

Fly

Carlos Gómez-Mira Sagrado
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Young Audiences
Movies for Schools
5-12 years

Spain, 2020 / 15 min / Without dialogue / Animation

A bird blows away its fears and spreads its wings.

FORCE OF HABIT

Reetta Aalto, Alli Haapasalo, Anna Paavilainen, Kirsikka Saari, Miia Tervo, Elli Toivoniemi, Sonya Lindfors, Aino Suni, Inari Niemi, Tine Alavi
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations
Young Audiences
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Movies for Schools
12-18 years

Finland, Sweden , 2019 / 75 min / OV Finnish with English subt. / Drama, Comedy

Shot by seven female directors, Force of Habit reveals moments of discrimination in women’s everyday lives.

FUTURA

Pietro Marcello, Francesco Munzi, Alice Rohrwacher
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Italy, 2021 / 105 min / Italian OV with French subtitles / Documentary

Trio of famous Italian filmmakers Pietro Marcello (Martin Eden), Francesco Munzi (Black Souls) and Alice Rohrwacher (Happy as Lazzaro) go travel around their country in order to give a voic

GERDA

Natalya Kudryashova
Official Competition

Russia, 2021 / 111 min / OV Russia with EN subt. / Drama

In view of the current events in Ukraine, the Luxembourg City Film Festival has decided, in agreement with the Government and the City of Luxembourg, to withdraw the Russian film GERDA by N

Glimpse

Benjamin Cleary, Michael O'Connor
Virtual Reality Pavilion

United Kingdom, France, Ireland, 2021 / 22 min / / Animation, Virtual reality, Interactive

From an idyllic beginning to an aching separation, Herbie, a heartbroken panda, recalls his love story with Rice.

Goliath : Playing With Reality

Barry Gene Murphy
Virtual Reality Pavilion

United Kingdom, France, 2021 / 25 min / OV English / Virtual Reality

Through mind-bending animation, award-winning GOLIATH: PLAYING WITH REALITY explores the limits of reality in this true story of so-called ‘schizophrenia’ and the power of gaming c

Grandir, C’est Chouette !

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

France, Belgium, Spain, 2021 / 52 min / French OV (FR OV) / Animation

La Chouette du cinéma returns to present three stories that inspire children to spread their wings and fly!

Hatching

Hanna Bergholm
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Finland, Sweden , 2022 / 87 min / Finnish OV with English subt. / Horror

A young gymnast who desperately tries to please her demanding mother, finds a strange egg. She hides it and keeps it warm, but when it hatches, what emerges shocks them all.

HIT THE ROAD

Panah Panahi
Official Competition

Iran , 2021 / 93 min / OV Farsi with Englisch or French & Dutch subtitles / Drama

Iran, nowadays. A chaotic, loving family is on a road trip across a rugged landscape, but to where?

I Comete: A Corsican Summer

Pascal Tagnati
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

France, 2021 / 127 min / French & Corsican OV mit French subt. / Drama

In a small village in Corsica, kids and teens mess around, grown-ups discuss the future while elders reflect on the time passing by.

ICARUS

Carlo Vogele
Made In / With Luxembourg
Fiction Features
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Young Audiences

Luxembourg, France, Belgium, 2022 / 76 min / FRENCH OV WITH ENGLISH & FRENCH SUBT. / Drama

Young Icarus lives a happy and humble life working in his father’s sculpture workshop, the famous inventor Daedalus.

IF I COULD WISH FOR SOMETHING

Dora García
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Belgium, France, Mexico, Norway , 2021 / 68 min / Spanish & Purépecha OV with English subt. / Documentary

Si Pudiera Desear Algo portrays an intimate view of the feminist demonstrations that have taken place in Mexico over recent years.

INCREDIBLE BUT TRUE

Quentin Dupieux
Official selection - Non Competition

France, Belgium , 2022 / 90 min / French with English subtitles / Comedy

Alain and Marie moved to the suburban house of their dreams. But the real estate agent warned them: what is in the basement may very well change their lives forever… 

It Must be Heaven

Elia Suleiman
Meeting
Rétrospective

France, Qatar, Germany, Canada, Palestine, Turkey, 2019 / 101 min / English, French, Arabic OV with French subtitles / Comedy

Elia Suleiman escapes from Palestine seeking an alternative homeland, only to find that Palestine is trailing behind him.

JACK'S RIDE

Susana Nobre
Official Competition

Portugal , 2021 / 70 min / OV Portuguese with EN and FR subt. / Drama – Documentarfilm

This gentle road movie maps Portugal onto Manhattan, or is it the other way around?

Jardins Enchantés

Déborah Cheyenne Cruchon / Nastia Voronina / Judit Orosz / Andrea Love, Phoebe Wahl / Lena von Döhren / Galen Fott
Young Audiences
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Movies for Schools
3-5 years

France, Russia, United States, Switzerland, 2022 / 44 min / French version (FR) / Animation

Jardins Enchantés, a collection of 6 short films

Kowalsky

Emile V. Schlesser
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg , 2021 / 13 min / Luxembourgish / Short, Comedy, Drama

A dark satirical tale about the vicious masquerade between a mother and her

KUAP

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

Switzerland, 2018 / 8 min / Without dialogue / Animation, Short

A story about a tadpole who always falls a little bit behind.

KUSUNDA: SPEAK TO AWAKEN

Felix Gaedtke & Gayatri Parameswaran
Virtual Reality Pavilion

Germany/Nepal/ Switzerland/Sweden/Taiwan, 2021 / 21 min / OV Nepali, Kusunda, English / Virtual Reality

Kusunda is a voice-driven virtual reality experience that explores what makes a language fall asleep and what it takes to awaken one.

La Princesse aux Grandes Jambes

Carlos Gómez-Mira Sagrado, Aliona Baranova, Anastasia Zhakulina, Filip Diviak
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Young Audiences

, 2021 / 44 min / Without dialogue / Animation

La Princesse aux Grandes Jambes, a collection of 4 short films

Land of Dreams

Shirin Neshat, Shoja Azari
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

USA, Germany, 2021 / 113 min / English OV / Drama

America, in a near future, has closed its borders and has become more insular than ever.

Lauras Stern

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

Germany, 2021 / 79 min / German OV (DE OV) / Family

An enchanting live-action adaptation of a classic children’s book.

Le Bal de Paris

Blanca Li
Virtual Reality Pavilion

Luxembourg, 2022 / 35 min / / Virtual Reality

Adèle celebrates her coming home to Paris with a great ball organised by her parents in her honor. Pierre, one of the guests, will change the course of the party.

Le Roi et la Poire

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

Russia, 2018 / 4 min / French version (FR) / Animation

The story of a young king whose generosity is compensated

LEAF

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

Czech Republic, 2020 / 6 min / Without dialogue / Animation

A little story about a sailor and an autumn leaf

Lemon and Poppy Seed Cake

Benito Zambrano
Made In / With Luxembourg
Fiction Features

Spain, Luxembourg, 2021 / 118 min / Spanish OV with English subtitles / Drama

In a small town located on the island of Mallorca, Anna and Marina, two sisters who were separated when they were teenagers, meet again to sell a bakery they’ve inherited from a mysterious woman th

Lost Flowers

Fabrizio Maltese
Documentary competition

Luxembourg, 2021 / 72 min / Italian OV with French or English subt. / Documentary

March 2020. Fabrizio, a photographer and filmmaker who lives in Luxembourg, returns to his family in central Italy after his father suffers a heart attack.

MAKING A MOUNTAIN

Rikke Selin Fokdal & Kaspar Astrup Schröder
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Denmark , 2020 / 51 min / Danish & English OV with English subt. / Documentary

Star architect Bjarke Ingels and his team have spectacular plans for a new waste-to-energy plant in Copenhagen.

MAMAN PLEUT DES CORDES

Hugo De Faucompret
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Young Audiences
Movies for Schools
5-12 years

France, 2021 / 29 min / French OV (FR OV) / Animation, Short

A young girl, Jane, has to learn to cope when she is sent to spend Christmas with her grandma as her mother is depressed.

MAMAN PLEUT DES CORDES followed by VANILLE

Guillaume Lorin / Hugo De Faucompret
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Young Audiences
Movies for Schools
5-12 years

France, 2020 / 31 min / French OV (FR OV) / Animation

A collection of two films, Vanille and Maman Pleut des Cordes

Marco & Polo Go Round

Benjamin Steiger Levine
Virtual Reality Pavilion

Canada, Belgium, 2021 / 12 min / English OV / Virtual Reality, Animation, Romantic Comedy

On the morning of his birthday, Marco discovers the cake Polo has lovingly baked and left for him on the kitchen table.

Mass

Fran Kranz
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Etats-Unis , 2021 / 110 min / English OV with French subtitles / Drama

Years after an unspeakable tragedy tore their lives apart, two sets of parents agree to meet in a small-town church in an attempt to move forward. 

MATILDA

Irene Iborra / Eduard Puertas Anfruns
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Young Audiences
Movies for Schools
3-5 years

Belgium, Spain, France, 2018 / 7 min / Without Words / Animation

Since little Matilda cannot sleep, she discovers the magic the night can bring.

MAU

Benji & Jono Bergmann
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Austria, USA, 2021 / 76 min / English & Cantonese OV with English subt. / Documentary

Mau follows the unlikely story of design visionary Bruce Mau and his ever-optimistic push for massive change.

Meng Hoer (My Hair)

Max Jacoby
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg , 2021 / 3 min / Luxembourgish / Short, documentary

Thirteen-year-old Olivia talks about her hair and what it’s like growing up in Luxembourg as a mixed-race kid.

Messages in a Bottle

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

France, 2020 / 12 min / French version (FR) / Animation

To feel less lonely, Theo sends a message in a bottle into the sea and impatiently awaits an answer.

METAMORPHOSIS

Karolina Markiewicz, Pascal Piron
Virtual Reality Pavilion

Luxembourg, 2022 / min / English, French, Luxembourgish / Virtual Reality

Metamorphosis is a project of which the constraints induced by the globalized confinement, which occurred due to the pandemic, were the starting point.

MISHOU

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

Germany, Bulgaria, 2020 / 8 min / Without dialogue / Animation

The lives of four lively arctic hares take a turn after discovering a strange new creature.

Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon

Ana Lily Amirpour
Official selection - Non Competition

United States, 2021 / 106 min / English OV with French subtitles / Fantasy

A supernatural teen with dangerous powers escapes from her mental asylum and tries to make it on her own in the neon-lit streets of New Orleans‘ French Quarter.

MOONBOUND

Ali Samadi Ahadi
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Movies for Schools
5-12 years
Young Audiences

Germany, Austria, 2022 / 85 min / German OV (DE OV) / Animation, family, fantasy

The story of a young boy named Pete who embarks on an enchanting journey.

Nelly Rapp – Monster agent

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

Sweden, 2021 / 92 min / Voice Over DE / Adventure, comedy, family, fantasy

Nelly spends the autumn holidays in her uncle’s spooky mansion where she makes an unusual discovery: her uncle is a monster agent.

Nice Not To Meet You

Sirvan Marogy
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg , 2022 / 20 min / English with French subtitles / Fiction

A restrained man attends a workshop where he has to curb his insecurities and unveils himself in front of all his colleagues.

Night Forest

Andre Hörmann & Katrin Milhahn
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Movies for Schools
12-18 years
Young Audiences

Germany, 2021 / 92 min / German OV (DE OV) / Adventure, family

The sensitive and strong story of two young boys on an adventure in the Black Forest. The perfect summer movie!

NIGHT RAIDERS

Danis Goulet
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Canada, New Zealand , 2021 / 97 min / English OV with English subt. / Sci-fi, Apocalyptic, post-apocalyptic

A mother joins an underground band of vigilantes to try and rescue her daughter from a state-run institution.

Nobody Has To Know

Bouli Lanners
Official selection - Non Competition

Belgium, France, United-Kingdom, 2021 / 99 min / English OV with French subtitles / Drama

Phil, a middle-aged man, lives in a small Presbyterian community on the Isle of Lewis, in the north of Scotland. One night, he is the victim of a stroke that makes him forget his past.

Nothing More Perfect

Teresa Hoerl
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Movies for Schools
12-18 years
Young Audiences

Germany, 2020 / 87 min / German OV (DE OV) / Drama

Maya, 16-year-old, tries to find online-fame and understanding through a selfie-live-vlog of suicide notes

NR. 10

Alex van Warmerdam
Official selection - Non Competition

Netherlands, Belgium , 2021 / 100 min / Dutch & German OV with French subtitles / Comedy, Thriller

As opening night looms for a new stage production, tension rises amongst the small cast and crew…

Nucléaire

Roxanne Peguet
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg, 2022 / 27 min / OV Luxembourgish, French with English subt. / Drama

Esch-sur-Alzette, a place where time seems to have stood still stuck for 20 years. Everything seems old, everything seems tired, the people who live there and the streets.

Objector

Molly Stuart
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Movies for Schools
12-18 years
Young Audiences

Israel, United States, 2019 / 75 min / Hebrew and English OV with French subt. (IL, EN OV with FR subt.) / Documentary

When she refuses to join her country’s military, a young Israeli girl is imprisoned.

Official Competition

Mariano Cohn, Gastón Duprat
Official selection - Non Competition

Spain, Argentina, 2021 / 114 min / Spanish with ENG. subt. / Comedy, Drama

In search of significance and social prestige, a billionaire businessman decides to make a film to create a lasting legacy. A comedy that brings together Spanish stars Antonio Banderas and Penélope Cruz.

Old Mother Snow

Célia Tisserant / Arnaud Demuynck
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Young Audiences
Movies for Schools
5-12 years

France, 2020 / 31 min / French version (FR) / Animation

Thumbeline and Fingerita live alone with their mother in a house at the edge of a forest overlooking a village.

ONCE UPON A TIME IN CALCUTTA

Aditya Vikram Sengupta
Official selection - Non Competition

India, France, Norway, 2021 / 131 min / Bengali OV with English subtitles / Drama

In the heart of Calcutta, a grieving mother tries desperately to build a new identity, while also searching for love and independence.

Out There

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

Hungary, 2020 / 9 min / French version (FR) / Animation

During a game of hide-and-seek, a little girl wanders deeper and deeper into the garden until she finds herself in a distant place

PINGU

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

Switzerland, United Kingdom, 2021 / 40 min / Without dialogue / Stop motion

Curious, creative, mischievous and fearless, Pingu loves adventure!

Porzellan

Felix Keilen
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg, 2022 / 16 min / OV German with EN subt. / Drama

Une jeune foraine travaillant de nuit sur un stand de tir entre en conflit avec un homme plus âgé qui veut absolument impressioner sa fille.

Prayers for the Stolen

Tatiana Huezo
Official Competition

Mexico, Germany, Brazil, Qatar, 2021 / 110 min / Spanish OV with English or French subt. / Drama

In a mountain town in Mexico, three young girls turn abandoned homes into their playhouses.

RAGGIE (SIPSIK)

Meelis Arulepp, Karsten Kiilerich
Schools
5-12 years
Movies for Schools
5-12 years
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Young Audiences

Estonia, Denmark, 2020 / 74 min / OV dubbed in Luxembourgish / Animation

Raggie, a very special doll, causes a bit of jealousy between brother and sister, but eventually brings them closer together.

RASPBERRIES WITH MUSTARD

Ruth Olshan
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Young Audiences
Made In / With Luxembourg
Fiction Features

Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Switzerland, 2022 / 92 min / German OV (DE OV) with EN subt. / Family

Meeri has a special talent: when she is in love, she can fly…

Reeducated

Sam Wolson
Virtual Reality Pavilion

USA, 2021 / 20 min / English & Kazakh OV / Virtual Reality, Animation, Documentary

Produced by “The New Yorker”, this VR documentary takes viewers inside one of Xinjiang’s ‘reeducation’ camps.

REFLECTION

Valentyn Vasyanovych
Official Competition

Ukraine , 2022 / 128 min / OV Ukranian with FR & ENG. subt. / Drama

After being captured and released by Russian military forces, a Ukrainien surgeon tries to find a new purpose in life.

Shadow Game

Eefje Blankevoort & Els Van Driel
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Movies for Schools
12-18 years
Young Audiences

The Netherlands, 2021 / 90 min / OV with English and French subt. (OV with DE subt.) / Documentary

Shadow Game is a journey through the dark side of Europe with teenage refugees as our guides.

SHARAF

Samir Nasr
Made In / With Luxembourg
Fiction Features

Germany, France, Tunisia, Luxembourg, 2021 / 95 min / Arabic with FR & ENG. subt. / Drama

Imprisoned for having killed a man in self-defense, Sharaf must face the lively microcosm of prison that mirrors the complex situation of Arab societies. 

She Will

Charlotte Colbert
Official selection - Non Competition

United Kingdom, 2021 / 95 min / English OV / Thriller

Following a double mastectomy, Veronica Ghent goes to a healing retreat in rural Scotland with her young nurse, Desi. Soon, traumas from the past resurface.

SHOWCASE – SHORTS MADE IN/WITH LUXEMBOURG 2022

Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

LU, 2022 / 121 min / VO / Shorts

Discover 9 short films with varied subjects and meet their directors at this cinematic evening at Kinepolis Kirchberg.

SILENT LAND

Aga Woszczyńska
Official Competition

Poland, Italy, Czech Republic, 2021 / 113 min / Polish with FR & ENG subt. / Drama

Anna et Adam, a bourgeois Polish couple is vacationing in a luxurious holiday home on a dreamy Italian island, when their strict daily routine is interrupted by an accident.

Sounds Between the Crowns

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

Czech Republic, 2020 / 15 min / Without dialogue / Animation

An unlucky and homeless musician is kicked out of his town after seeing the Queen’s face

Summer of Soul

Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

United States, 2021 / 117 min / English OV / Documentary

Summer of 1969. Over the course of six weeks, just one hundred miles of Woodstock, the legendary Harlem Cultural Festival celebrated African American music and culture, and promoted Black pride and unity.

The Ape Star

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

Sweden, Norway, Denmark, 2021 / 75 min / French version (FR) / Animation, family

A little girl living in an orphanage is adopted by a female gorilla.

The Assembly

Charlotte Bruneau
Virtual Reality Pavilion

Luxembourg, Lithuania, 2022 / 15 min / OV English / Virtual Reality

The Assembly is a mixed reality journey into a world where your movements become sounds.

The Book of Distance

Randall Okita
Virtual Reality Pavilion

Canada, 2020 / 25 min / OV English, French, Japanese / Virtual Reality

The experience will follow Randall as he unravels the threads of his family history, focusing on his grandfather, Yonezo Okita, who left Japan in the 1930s.

THE COW WHO SANG A SONG INTO THE FUTURE

Francisca Alegria
Official Competition

Chile, France, United States, Germany, 2022 / 93 min / Spanish with English subt. / Drama

In a river in the south of Chile, fish are dying due to pollution from the nearby cellulose factory.

The Crossing

Florence Miailhe
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Movies for Schools
12-18 years
Young Audiences

France, Germany, Czech Republic, 2021 / 80 min / French Version (FR) / Animation, Drama

A looted village, a family on the run and two children lost on the road to exile, trying to escape from those who are hunting them through an imaginary Europe.

The Little Bird and the Bees

Lena von Döhren
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Movies for Schools
3-5 years

Switzerland, 2020 / 5 min / French version (FR) / Animation

A little bird who cannot yet fly is being followed by a hungry and clumsy fox

THE MISSION

Tania Anderson
Official selection - Non Competition

Finland/Germany , 2022 / 96 min / English & Finnish OV with English subt. / Documentary

A group of young missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints leave their homes for the first time and travel to the other side of the world in an attempt to convert some of Europe’s most nonreligious, private and skeptical people, the Finns, to their faith.

THE NOISE OF ENGINES

Philippe Grégoire
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Canada , 2021 / 79 min / French OV mit English subtitles / Drama

 

Alexandre,  a weaponry instructor at the Canadian customs agency, returns home to his small town after his employer places him on compulsory leave.

The Time That Remains

Elia Suleiman
Meeting
Rétrospective

France, Palestine, 2009 / 105 min / Arabic, Hebrew OV with French & Dutch subtitles / Dramedy

An intimate semi-biographical portrait of Palestinians living as a minority in their own homeland between 1948 and the present day, from the acclaimed director Elia Suleiman.

The Way to Happiness

Nicolas Steil
Made In / With Luxembourg
Fiction Features

Luxembourg, Belgium, France , 2021 / 115 min / VO French with English subtitles / Comedy, Drama

 

A survivor tries to rebuild himself years after being separated from his parents as a child during the Holocaust.

 

TULIP

Andrea Love, Phoebe Wahl
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Movies for Schools
3-5 years

United States, 2020 / 9 min / French version (FR) / Animation

Tulip is a contemporary take on the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairytale Thumbelina

TURNING RED

Domee Shi
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Etats-Unis, 2022 / 90 min / French Version or English OV with French & Dutch subt. / Animation, Fantasy

Young actress Rosalie Chiang lends her voice to Mei Lee, a 13-year-old who suddenly “poofs” into a giant red panda when she gets too excited (which is practically ALWAYS).

Umami

Slony Sow
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

France, Japan , 2022 / 106 min / French & Japanese OV with English subt. / Comedy

Gabriel Carvin, a celebrated chef from Saumur is awarded his 3rd crystal star from a restaurant critic. That same evening his wife, Louise, leaves him. 

Until Tomorrow

Ali Asgari
Official selection - Non Competition

Iran, France, Qatar, 2022 / 86 min / Farsi OV with English subtitles / Drama

Fereshteh, an Iranian student, has to hide her illegitimate baby from her parents who turn up for a surprise visit.

VANILLE

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

France, 2020 / 31 min / French OV (FR OV) / Animation, Short

Vanille, a young Parisian girl travelling in Guadeloupe, dives into an adventure tinged with mystery, meeting colorful characters and a magical flower

We Are At Home

Michelle Kranot, Uri Kranot
Virtual Reality Pavilion

Denmark, France, Canada, 2021 / 45 min / English, French & Danish OV / Virtual Reality, Installation, Animation

What does the hangman think about when he goes home at night from work? Inspired by a famous Carl Sandburg poem, The Hangman at Home (1922), this immersive virtual reality experience explo

WHAT WILL SUMMER BRING

Ignacio Ceroi
Documentary competition

Argentina, 2021 / 85 min / Spanish, French, English OV with French or English subt. / Documentary

A young Argentinian filmmaker travels to France to visit his girlfriend just before the pandemic hits 

Where is Anne Frank

Ari Folman
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Movies for Schools
12-18 years
Young Audiences
Made In / With Luxembourg
Fiction Features

Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Netherlands, Israel, 2021 / 99 min / Luxembourgish version with English subt. (LUX OV with FR subt.) / Drama, history

An official selection at Cannes Film Festival, Where is Anne Frank follows the story of Kitty, Anne’s imaginary friend to whom she addressed her diary.

WHITE CUBE

Renzo Martens
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Netherlands, Belgium, Democratic Republic of the Congo , 2020 / 79 min / Lingala, French & English OV with English subt. / Documentary

The entwinement of colonialism and the art world is no box of chocolates. Or perhaps it is.

You Resemble me

Dina Amer
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Movies for Schools
12-18 years
Official selection - Non Competition
Young Audiences

United States, France, Egypt, 2021 / 90 min / French and Arabic OV with English subt. / Drama

Cultural and intergenerational trauma erupt in this story about two sisters who live in the outskirts of Paris.