Films

I AM SO HANDSOME (C’EST MOI LE PLUS BEAU)

Anaïs Sorrentino, Arnaud Demuynck
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Movies for Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Schools
3-5 years

France, Belgique , 2018 / 6 min / French OV / animation, family

One fine morning, Mr Wolf wakes up in an unusually good mood.

143 SAHARA STREET (143 RUE DU DÉSERT)

Hassen Ferhani
Documentary competition

Algeria, France, Qatar, 2019 / 100 min / Arabic OV with French or English subt. / documentary

A reverse road-movie documentary where instead of seeking adventure, adventure comes to find Malika

A DARK-DARK MAN (CHYORNIY, CHYORNIY CHELOVEK)

Adilkhan Yerzhanov
Official selection - Non Competition

Kazakhstan, France, 2019 / 110 min / Kazakh & Russian OV with French and English subt. / crime thriller

A corrupt cop discovers his conscience when a journalist starts looking into the murder of a young boy.

A DRAMATIC FILM (UN FILM DRAMATIQUE)

Éric Baudelaire
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

France, 2019 / 114 min / French OV with English subt. / documentary

From age 11 to 14, school children from Seine-Saint-Denis film snippets of their lives and offer a reflection on the state of contemporary France.

A REGULAR WOMAN (NUR EINE FRAU)

Sherry Hormann
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Movies for Schools
12-18 years
Young Audiences
Schools
12-18 years

Germany, 2019 / 90 min / German OV / drama

The real story of a young woman who loved life and wouldn’t bend to her family’s strict rules.

A SON (BIK ENEICH – UN FILS)

Mehdi M. Barsaoui
Official selection - Non Competition

Tunisia, France, Lebanon, Qatar, 2019 / 96 min / Arabic and French OV with French subt. / drama

Young Aziz’s parents are left to grapple with their past as his life hangs by a thread after being hit by a stray bullet.

A WALK IN THE WOODS (PROMENONS-NOUS)

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

France, Belgium , 2017 / 5 min / French OV / animation, family

A musical adaptation of a famous French nursery rhyme.

ABIGAIL

Nicolas Debray
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg, 2020 / 5 min / French OV / short, animation

An old man finds a way to be young again.

ABOUT ENDLESSNESS (OM DET OÄNDLIGA)

Roy Andersson
Official Competition

Sweden, Germany, Norway, 2019 / 76 min / Swedish OV with French or English subt. / drama

A poetic and melancholic take on the human existence in all its beauty and cruelty, its splendour and banality.

ABSENCE

Florian Beros
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg, 2020 / 12 min / French OV with English subt. / short, drama

A young woman struggles with her romantic feelings.

ADOLESCENTES

Sébastien Lifshitz
Documentary competition

France, 2019 / 135 min / French OV with English subt. / documentary

The lives of two French teenagers act as a reflection of France’s recent past.

ADULTS IN THE ROOM

Costa-Gavras
Official selection - Non Competition

France, Greece, 2019 / 124 min / Greek & English OV with French subt. / political drama, Biopic

The financial crisis seen from inside the highest echelons of politics: a modern Greek tragedy.

ATLANTIS

Valentyn Vasyanovych
Official Competition

Ukraine, 2019 / 108 min / Ukrainian OV with English or French subt. / drama

A soldier haunted by the ghosts of war is trying to rebuild his life in a land in ruins.

BABYTEETH

Shannon Murphy
Official Competition

Australia, 2019 / 117 min / English OV with French & Dutch subt. / comedy, drama

The first love of a seriously ill teenager gives her a new lust for life. A heartbreaking comedy about how good it is not to be dead yet and how far we will go for love.

BAIT

Mark Jenkin
Official Competition

United Kingdom, 2019 / 87 min / English OV with French subt. / drama

A tradition-loving, Cornish fisherman takes it upon himself to fight off gentrification.

BEING IMPOSSIBLE (YO, IMPOSIBLE)

Patricia Ortega
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Venezuela, Colombia , 2018 / 97 min / Spanish OV with English subt. / drama

A powerful encouraging drama about gender identity, freedom, self-determination, our bodies and our lives.

BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH

Najwa Najjar
Made In / With Luxembourg
Fiction Features

Palestine, Iceland, Luxembourg, 2019 / 95 min / Arabic, Hebrew & French OV with English subt. / Road-movie, Drama

This divorce story in a form of a road movie takes you on a journey that explores the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

BIG WOLF & LITTLE WOLF (GRAND LOUP & PETIT LOUP)

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

France, Belgium , 2018 / 14 min / French OV / animation, family

Big Wolf learns about the value of friendship after meeting another wolf.

BINTI

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

Belgium, Netherlands , 2019 / 90 min / French version / family

Binti, the daughter of an illegal immigrant to Belgium, hatches a plan to save her family from deportation.

BLACK MOR’S ISLAND (L’ÎLE DE BLACK MÓR)

Jean-François Laguionie
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Young Audiences

France , 2004 / 85 min / French OV / adventure, animation

On the look for a famous pirate’s treasure island, the Kid, sets out on a journey that will lead him to discover friendship, love, the sea and above all life.

BONJOUR LE MONDE !

Anne-Lise Koehler, Éric Serre
Young Audiences
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Schools
5-12 years
Movies for Schools
5-12 years

France, 2019 / 61 min / French Original Version / Animation

Ten animals born on a river bank learn about the rules of life and get to know each other.

CHICHINETTE – HOW I ACCIDENTALLY BECAME A SPY (CHICHINETTE : MA VIE D'ESPIONNE)

Nicola Alice Hens
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Germany, France , 2019 / 86 min / French & English OV with DE subt. / documentary

The story of a young Jewish girl who became a spy in Nazi Germany.

CITRON ET SUREAU (LEMON & ELDERFLOWER)

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

United Kingdom , 2018 / 3 min / without words / animation

No flight experiments are too crazy for two hummingbirds with wings too tiny to take to the air.

CITY DREAMERS

Joseph Hillel
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Canada, 2018 / 81 min / French & English OV with French subt. / documentary

Four phenomenal female architects reflect on their contribution to the architectural landscape of North American cities

COLLECTIVE (COLECTIV)

Alexander Nanau
Documentary competition

Romania, Luxembourg, 2019 / 109 min / Romanian OV with French and English subt. / documentary

An explosive observational documentary revealing the sickening lies and corruption following a fatal nightclub fire in Bucharest.

CRAZY CINÉMATOGRAPHE FOR KIDS – MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR

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

, 2019 / 45 min / Luxembourgish or French / Special Screening - Tented fairground cinema

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

CURIEUSE NATURE / DROLEG NATUR

Olivier Pesch, Robin Noorda, Bethany de Forest, Gary Fouchy, Jeremy Guerrieri, Paul Jaulmes, Nicolas Leroy, Leslie Martin, Maud Sertour, Alexandre Toufaili
Young Audiences
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Schools
5-12 years
Movies for Schools
5-12 years

Luxembourg, Belgium, Netherlands, France, 2015 / 55 min / Without words / Live Film Concert

A joyful live film concert conceived especially for the Luxembourg City Film Festival.

CYCLE

Sophie Olga de Jong, Sytske Kok
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Schools
3-5 years
Movies for Schools
3-5 years

Netherlands, 2019 / 2 min / without words / animation

A little girl gets a taste of adventure by cycling.

DEEPNESS OF THE FRY

August Niclasen
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Young Audiences
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Denmark , 2019 / 4 min / English OV with English subt. / Animation

An existential crisis in film form.

DESIGN CANADA

Greg Durrell
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Canada , 2018 / 76 min / English and French OV with French subt. / documentary

Design Canada chronicles the history of Canadian graphic design and how it shaped a nation and its people.

DIE MISSION DER LIFELINE

Markus Weinberg
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Movies for Schools
12-18 years
Young Audiences
Schools
12-18 years

Germany , 2019 / 68 min / English and German OV with German subt. / documentary

The story of the “Lifeline” and her crew who made it their mission to save refugees from drowning in the Mediterranean.

DOUBLE TROUBLE AND THE MAGICAL MIRROR (UNHEIMLICH PERFEKTE FREUNDE)

Marcus H. Rosenmüller
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Movies for Schools
5-12 years
Young Audiences
Schools
5-12 years

Germany , 2019 / 92 min / German OV / Comedy

When two friends meet their perfect doppelgängers, they come to realise that perfection isn’t always the solution.

DOWNHILL

Nat Faxon, Jim Rash
Official selection - Non Competition

USA, 2020 / 86 min / English OV with French & Dutch subt. / comedy, drama

After barely escaping an avalanche during a skiing holiday in the Alps, a family’s ties are tested.

DR. PYCKLE AND MR. PRYDE

Scott Pembroke, Joe Rock
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

USA , 1940 / 20 min / without words / Silent movie, Comedy, Horror

In Victorian London the esteemed Dr. Pyckle experiments on a new drug that turns him into a compulsive prankster.

DREAMLAND

Miles Joris-Peyrafitte
Official selection - Non Competition

USA, 2019 / 98 min / English OV / drama, thriller

When a young man meets a beautiful bank robber and falls for her, it’s the beginning of the adventurous life he always wished he had.

DREAMLAND

Bruce McDonald
Made In / With Luxembourg
Fiction Features

Canada, Belgium, Luxembourg, 2019 / 92 min / English OV with French subt. / Thriller, Horror

On the night of the strangest wedding in the history of cinema, a grotesque gang boss hires a stone-cold killer to bring him the finger of a fading, drug-addicted jazz legend.

DRIVE (PULSIÓN)

Pedro Casavecchia
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Young Audiences
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Argentina, France , 2019 / 7 min / without words / animation, drama

A story about a broken family, an accident and the ensuing violence.

EASYGOING TEDDY (MEDO TRAPAVKO)

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

Croatia, 2017 / 8 min / without words / animation

A small bear gets to experience friendship for the first time.

EASYGOING TEDDY - Five 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

Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands, USA, United Kingdom, Croatia, 2019 / 32 min / without words / animation

Five animated short films for the little ones.

EFFACER L’HISTORIQUE

Benoît Delépine, Gustave Kervern
Official Competition

France, Belgium, 2020 / 106 min / French OV with English subt. / comedy

The story of everyday people totally overwhelmed by new technologies but dead set on striking back.

EMA

Pablo Larraín
Official Competition

Chile, 2019 / 102 min / Spanish OV with English or French & Dutch subt. / drama, music, dance

A dancer undertakes a strange, secret and risky quest to start a new life for her and her family.

ENG ÄERD

Tom Alesch
Made In / With Luxembourg
Documentaries

Luxembourg, 2020 / 84 min / Luxembourgish OV with French & English subt. / documentary

A documentary on ecology and waste of resources in Luxembourg.

ENORMOUS (ÉNORME)

Sophie Letourneur
Official selection - Non Competition

France, 2019 / 98 min / French OV with English subt. / comedy

An unexpected desire for children threatens the equilibrium of a couple solely living for their musical passion.

ENOUGH

Anna Mantzaris
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Young Audiences
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

United Kingdom, 2018 / 2 min / without words / animation, comedy

What would happen if you were to impulsively act on your everyday frustrations? 

FALEMINDERIT

Nicolas Neuhold
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg, 2020 / 13 min / English OV with French & German subt. / short, history

In 1921, a Luxembourgish cartographer helped peacefully define Albania’s borders.

FELICITÀ

Bruno Merle
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

France, 2020 / 85 min / French OV with English subt. / drama, comedy

On the eve of a big day, a “normal” family discovers that being normal actually doesn’t exist.

FLIPPED

Hend Esmat, Lamiaa Diab
Young Audiences
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Schools
3-5 years
Movies for Schools
3-5 years

United Kingdom, 2018 / 5 min / without words / animation

One day, children find their parents acting strange and discover the meaning of parenthood.

FREEDOM FIELDS

Naziha Arebi
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Libya, United Kingdom, Netherlands, USA, Qatar, Lebanon, Canada, 2018 / 97 min / Arabic & English OV with English subt. / documentary

A portrait of contemporary Libya through the story of three women fighting for their right to play football after the Arab Spring.

GLOW

Fred Neuen, Mik Muhlen
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg, 2020 / 8 min / without words / short, animation

The power of dreams takes centre stage in this animated short.

GOOD HEART (DOBROE SERDTSE)

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

Russia, 2019 / 5 min / without words / animation

When your Mummy is strict and neat, your new four-legged friend is not exactly welcome.

GOOD NIGHT

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

Japan, 2018 / 6 min / without words / Animation

Twin brothers showing each other some tough love.

GREENER GRASS

Jocelyn DeBoer, Dawn Luebbe
Official selection - Non Competition

USA, 2019 / 101 min / English OV with French subt. / comedy, satire

A deliciously twisted, hilariously deadpan comedy set in a demented, timeless suburbia where soccer moms constantly compete with each other while their kids settle differences on the field.

HALLIGALLI

Govinda Van Maele
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg, 2020 / 35 min / Luxembourgish OV with English subt. / short, drama

Four ex-cons live together in a bourgeois townhouse, until they receive a young woman’s unexpected visit.

I AM (NOT) A MONSTER

Nelly Ben Hayoun-Stépanian
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

United Kingdom , 2019 / 98 min / English & Japanese OV with English subt. / documentary

I Am (Not) A Monster” investigates the act of thinking in the 21st century as well as fears associated with it.

I AM SO STRONG (C’EST MOI LE PLUS FORT)

Anaïs Sorrentino, Arnaud Demuynck
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Movies for Schools
3-5 years
Young Audiences
Schools
3-5 years

France, Belgium , 2018 / 6 min / French OV / animation, family

Mr Wolf has just enjoyed a fine dinner. Replete, he goes off for a walk around the forest, just to make sure that everyone can see that he is indeed the strongest creature around!

I WILL CROSS TOMORROW (DEMAIN, JE TRAVERSE)

Sepideh Farsi
Made In / With Luxembourg
Fiction Features

France, Greece, Luxembourg, Netherlands, 2019 / 90 min / Greek, English & Arabic OV with French subt. / drama

The brief but intense encounter of a Greek police officer and a Syrian refugee changes the way the two see this world.

IF WE SMARTEN UP (DACĂ NE DEȘTEPĂM)

Larisa Faber
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Romania, Luxembourg, 2020 / 16 min / Romanian OV with English subt. / short, drama

Inspired by real events, meet Maria, a homeless live-in maid, who has to move into the broom cupboard of her old house.

JACOB, MIMMI AND THE TALKING DOGS (JĒKABS, MIMMI UN RUNĀJOŠIE SUŅI)

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

Latvia, Poland , 2019 / 70 min / French version / animation, adventure

Two cousins team up with a pack of talking dogs to save their historical neighbourhood from real estate sharks.

JE SORS ACHETER DES CIGARETTES

Osman Cerfon
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Young Audiences
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

France , 2018 / 13 min / French OV with EN subt. / animation, drama

The absence of a father fills up every corner of a young boy’s room.

JESUS SHOWS YOU THE WAY TO THE HIGHWAY

Miguel Llansó
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Spain, Estonia, Ethiopia, Latvia, Romania, United Kingdom, 2019 / 82 min / English OV with French subt. / action, comedy, science fiction

An unexpected mix of 70s exploitation flicks, espionage films and comedy set across Ethiopia, Spain and Estonia that is sure to keep you on your toes.

JUMBO

Zoé Wittock
Made In / With Luxembourg
Fiction Features

France, Luxembourg, Belgium, 2020 / 93 min / French OV with English subt. / Drama, Fantasy

Jeanne will have to fight to make her mother accept her strange amorous feelings towards Jumbo, a fairground attraction.

JUST 6.5 (METRI SHESH-O NIM)

Saeed Roustaee
Official selection - Non Competition

Iran, 2019 / 134 min / Persian OV with French or English subt. / action, crime, drama

A police detective frantically tries to pin down an influential drug lord as Iranian drug consumption keeps on rising at an alarming rate.

LA BONNE ÉPOUSE

Martin Provost
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

France, 2020 / 109 min / French OV / comedy

In the days leading up to May 68, the head of a housekeeping school sees her beliefs slowly falter.

LATTE AND THE MAGIC WATERSTONE (LATTE IGEL UND DER MAGISCHE WASSERSTEIN)

Regina Welker, Nina Wels
Young Audiences
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Schools
5-12 years
Movies for Schools
5-12 years

Germany, 2019 / 81 min / German OV / animation, adventure, fantasy

Latte the hedgehog and Tjum the squirrel show great courage on their big adventure despite their small size.

LES MONDES IMAGINAIRES DE JEAN-FRANÇOIS LAGUIONIE

Jean-François Laguionie
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Young Audiences

France , 1964 / 78 min / French OV with English subt. / animation

Dive (back) into the timeless animated universe of Jean-François Laguionie through seven of his poetic shorts.

LUPUS

Laurent Prim
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg, 2020 / 18 min / Luxembourgish OV with English subt. / short, drama

After discovering multiple dead chickens in his barn, an old farmer becomes convinced a wolf is behind the attacks.

L’ACTEUR

Jean-François Laguionie
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Young Audiences

France , 1975 / 5 min / without words / animation

Before entering the theatre stage, a young actor puts an old man’s makeup on.

L’ARCHE DE NOÉ

Jean-François Laguionie
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Young Audiences

France , 1967 / 11 min / without words / animation

A hermit living in Noah’s Ark prepares himself for the flood.

MEMORABLE (MÉMORABLE)

Bruno Collet
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Young Audiences
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

France , 2019 / 12 min / French OV with English subt. / animation, drama, fantasy

A touching film about Alzheimer’s disease and how it changes your life.

MIDNIGHT FAMILY

Luke Lorentzen
Documentary competition

Mexico, USA, 2019 / 81 min / Spanish OV with English & French subt. / documentary

A look at Mexico City’s cut-throat private ambulance service.

MIDNIGHT TRAVELER

Hassan Fazili
Official selection - Non Competition

USA, Qatar, United Kingdom, Canada, 2019 / 88 min / Persian and English OV with French or English subt. / Documentary

When the Taliban threaten to kill them, an Afghan filmmaker and his family are forced to flee their country.

MOFFIE

Oliver Hermanus
Official selection - Non Competition

South Africa, United Kingdom , 2019 / 103 min / English and Afrikaans OV with English subt. / drama, romance, war

A young conscript struggles not only with his military service in Apartheid South Africa but also with his homosexuality.

MOSQUITO

João Nuno Pinto
Official Competition

Portugal, France, Brazil, Mozambique, 2020 / 122 min / Portuguese OV with French or English subt. / drama, history, war

In 1917, a Portuguese soldier crosses a hallucinatory Mozambican savanna in order to find the front line.

MOTHER (MADRE)

Rodrigo Sorogoyen
Official selection - Non Competition

Spain, France, 2019 / 129 min / Spanish OV with English subt. / drama, thriller

When she just started getting over the disappearance of her son from ten years ago, Elena believes she’s seen him again.

MOVING ON (NAM-MAE-WUI YEO-REUM-BAM)

Yoon Dan-Bi
Official Competition

South Korea, 2019 / 105 min / Korean OV with French or English subt. / drama

The portrait of three estranged generations forced to live under one roof by circumstances out of their control.

NEGATIVE SPACE

Max Porter, Ru Kuwahata
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Young Audiences
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

France , 2017 / 5 min / English OV with French subt. / animation

A short, Oscar-nominated animated short that depicts a father-and-son relationship through the art of packing a suitcase.

NIGHT AND FOG (NUIT ET BROUILLARD)

Alain Resnais
Non-Festival
Special Screening

France, 2019 / 32 min / French OV with English subt. / documentary, history

In 1956, renowned filmmaker Alain Resnais directed one of the first documentary shorts about the Holocaust and the terror of concentration camps.

NORIE

Yuki Kawamura
Made In / With Luxembourg
Documentaries

Luxembourg, Japan, 2019 / 80 min / Japanese OV with English subt. / documentary

Through the shared memory of the wife and mother they both loved, a father and his son get to know each other.

OVERSEAS

Sung-A Yoon
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations
Documentary competition

Belgium, France , 2019 / 90 min / Filipino and English OV with French or English subt. / documentary

“Overseas” sheds light on the issue of domestic slavery, highlighting the determination of exploited women and their strategies to face obstacles.

PANORAMA – SHORTS MADE IN/WITH LUXEMBOURG 2020

Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg, Romania, 2020 / 88 min / / Shorts

Discover 5 short films with varied subjects and meet their directors at this cinematic evening at Ciné Utopia.

PIG: THE DAM KEEPER POEMS

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

USA, 2017 / 50 min / without words / animation

A beautiful ecological fable about the adventures of Pig the Dam Keeper and his friends.

PINOCCHIO

Matteo Garrone
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

Italy, France, United Kingdom, 2019 / 125 min / Italian OV with French & Dutch subt. / fantasy, adventure

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.

POTR’ ET LA FILLE DES EAUX

Jean-François Laguionie
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Young Audiences

France , 1974 / 11 min / French OV with English subt. / animation

A beachcomber and a mermaid clumsily and lovingly try to get over their differences.

PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN

Emerald Fennell
Official selection - Non Competition

États-Unis, 2020 / 113 min / English OV with French subt. / Drame, Crime, Thriller, Comédie

A promising young woman acts as easy prey for sexual predators to teach them a lesson.

RADIOACTIVE

Marjane Satrapi
Official selection - Non Competition

United Kingdom, Hungary, 2019 / 103 min / English OV with French subt. / biopic, drama

An unconventional biopic on the physicist Marie Curie.

RARE BEASTS

Billie Piper
Official selection - Non Competition

United Kingdom , 2019 / 87 min / English OV / Black Comedy, Anti Rom-Com

An anti rom-com about Mandy, a career-driven single mother, who falls in love with charming, traditionalist Pete.

RED FIELDS (MAMI)

Keren Yedaya
Made In / With Luxembourg
Fiction Features

Israel, Luxembourg, Germany, 2019 / 93 min / Arabic & Hebrew OV with subt. TBC / Drama, Musical Film

The film adaptation of a cult Israeli anti-war rock opera of the 1980s.

RIVER TALES (CUENTOS DEL RÍO)

Julie Schroell
Made In / With Luxembourg
Documentaries

Luxembourg, 2019 / 82 min / Spanish OV with French subt. / documentary

A canal project in Nicaragua linking the Pacific to the Atlantic Ocean raises questions on identity for the people living by the San Juan river.

ROADS

Sebastian Schipper
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Movies for Schools
12-18 years
Young Audiences
Schools
12-18 years

Germany, France, 2019 / 100 min / English, Spanish, German, French and Lingala OV with French subt. (OV with FR subt.) / adventure, comedy, drama

A young European and an African migrant strike an improbable friendship in Morocco leading them across Europe on the search of loved ones.

ROMY’S SALON (KAPSALON ROMY)

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

Netherlands, Germany , 2019 / 90 min / German version / drama, family

When Grandma Stine shows early signs of dementia, it’s her granddaughter Romy’s turn to look after her.

ROSA & DARA AND THEIR GREAT HOLIDAY ADVENTURE

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

Czech Republic, 2015 / 26 min / French version dubbed in Luxembourgish / Animation

Together with her inventive grandmother and her dog, twins Rosa and Dara go on a journey full of adventures and brimming with creativity.

ROWING ACROSS THE ATLANTIC (LA TRAVERSÉE DE L’ATLANTIQUE À LA RAME)

Jean-François Laguionie
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Young Audiences

France , 1978 / 21 min / French OV with English subt. / animation

A couple leaves their home in New York and spend the rest of their days on a boat in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.

RUST (FERRUGEM)

Aly Muritiba
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Movies for Schools
12-18 years
Young Audiences
Schools
12-18 years

Brazil, 2018 / 100 min / Portuguese OV with English and German subt. (PT OV with EN & DE subt.) / drama

This brooding drama explores the terrible consequences of toxic social media culture.

SHOWCASE – SHORTS MADE IN/WITH LUXEMBOURG 2020

Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg, Romania, USA, 2020 / 134 min / / Shorts

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

The shorts will be shown in two parts with a short break in between

SKIN WALKER

Christian Neuman
Made In / With Luxembourg
Fiction Features

Luxembourg, Belgium, 2019 / 89 min / English OV with French & Dutch subt. / drama, psychological thriller, horror

A family’s painful history resurfaces as the past keeps haunting a young woman not ready to face it

SLUT IN A GOOD WAY (CHARLOTTE A DU FUN)

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

Canada , 2018 / 89 min / French OV with English subt. / Comedy, Coming-of-Age

Recently heartbroken, Charlotte decides to put an end on her emotional dependence and explores her sexuality.

SONG WITHOUT A NAME (CANCIÓN SIN NOMBRE)

Melina León
Official Competition

Peru, Spain, USA, Switzerland, 2019 / 97 min / Spanish and Quechua OV with English or French and Dutch subt. / drama

Having her newborn daughter taken from her at birth, Georgina has to prevail over corruption and racism in a Peru in crisis in order to find her baby.

SPOOKY IMPROVISATION : CONCERT DE MIDI AVEC INECC ET UNITED INSTRUMENTS OF LUCILIN

Luxembourg City Tourist Office (LCTO)
Events and workshops
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

, 2020 / 60 min / without words / Concert

With: Sascha Ley (voice), United Instruments of Lucilin (Guy Frisch – percussion instruments, Frin Wolter – accordion, André Pons-Valdès – violin), Institut Européen de Chant Chora

SUPERHERO

Émile V. Schlesser
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg, USA, 2020 / 13 min / German OV with English subt. / short, drama, romance

A young man with Down syndrome takes on a superhero identity to muster the courage to profess his love to a childhood friend.

THE AMERICAN SECTOR

Courtney Stephens, Pacho Velez
Documentary competition

USA, 2020 / 67 min / English OV with French subt. / documentary

A film essay about the Cold War commemoration in America.

THE AUGUST VIRGIN (LA VIRGEN DE AGOSTO)

Jonás Trueba
Official selection - Non Competition

Spain, 2019 / 125 min / Spanish OV with French subt. / Drama

Summertime Madrid offers a young woman the opportunity of self-discovery.

THE BIG BAD WOLF IS BACK (LE RETOUR DU GRAND MÉCHANT LOUP)

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

France, Belgium , 2019 / 11 min / French OV / animation, family

The times they are a-changin’ for the Big Bad Wolf in fairyland.

THE COUNTY FAIR (LA FOIRE AGRICOLE)

Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Young Audiences
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

France, Belgium , 2019 / 26 min / French and English OV with French and English subtitles / animation, comedy

Indian and Cowboy desperately want to go to the County Fair but first they have to find the tickets Horse lost.

THE COUNTY FAIR AND OTHER SHORTS

Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Young Audiences
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

France, Belgium, Argentina, United Kingdom, Denmark, 2019 / 71 min / French and English OV with French and English subt. / animation

An animated short film anthology guaranteed to move you.

 

THE FATHER (BASHTATA)

Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov
Official selection - Non Competition

Bulgaria, Greece, 2019 / 87 min / Bulgarian OV with English subt. / Drama, Comedy

An intimate family drama about a mourning father and son facing the guilt they feel towards the one they lost.

THE FRUITS OF CLOUDS (PLODY MRAKŮ)

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

Czech Republic , 2017 / 10 min / without words / animation

A curious animal makes a great discovery after overcoming its fear of the unknown.

THE GREAT ADVENTURES OF ROSA & DARA (ROSA & DARA A JEJICH DOBRODRUZSTVÍ)

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

Czech Republic, France, 2015 / 48 min / French version dubbed in Luxembourgish / animation, adventure, family

"Two Friends", "The New Species" and "Rosa & Dara" are three gems of animation cinema full of tender moments and childhood nostalgia.

THE HAUNTED HOUSE

Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

USA, 1940 / 21 min / without words / silent film, comedy, horror

Buster Keaton ends up in a seemingly haunted house after being accused of being a bank robber.

THE HOUSE OF GHOSTS (LA MAISON ENSORCELÉE)

Segundo de Chomón
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

France, Spain , 1940 / 6 min / without words / silent film, fantasy

A fantastic short gem by the Spanish Georges Méliès.

THE HUNGRY LITTLE WOLF (TROP PETIT LOUP)

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

France, Belgium , 2017 / 9 min / French OV / animation, family

A wolf cub believes himself ready to hunt on his own.

THE KITE (ŠARKAN)

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

Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, 2019 / 13 min / without words / Animation

A little boy realises that, despite death, the bond he shares with his grandpa is everlasting.

THE LADY AND THE CELLIST (LA DEMOISELLE ET LE VIOLONCELLISTE)

Jean-François Laguionie
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Young Audiences

France , 1965 / 9 min / without words / animation

By the sea, a young musician inadvertently provokes a storm which takes a fisherwoman away.

THE LAST DAY OF AUTUMN (LE DERNIER JOUR D’AUTOMNE)

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

Switzerland, France, Belgium, 2019 / 8 min / without words / animation

The forest animals are getting ready for their big annual race.

THE MASK OF THE DEVIL (LE MASQUE DU DIABLE)

Jean-François Laguionie, Kali Carlini
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Young Audiences

France , 1976 / 12 min / French OV with English subt. / animation

An old lady engages in a strange game of dominoes with the Devil.

THE NEW SPECIES (NOVÝ DRUH)

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

Czech Republic, 2013 / 7 min / without words / Animation

The story of three children, a mysterious bone and childish imagination.

THE PRINCE’S VOYAGE (LE VOYAGE DU PRINCE)

Jean-François Laguionie, Xavier Picard
Young Audiences
Young Audiences Movies
5-12 years
Schools
5-12 years
Movies for Schools
5-12 years
Made In / With Luxembourg
Fiction Features

France, Luxembourg, 2019 / 76 min / French OV / Animation

An old prince is stranded in a foreign city of monkeys using science to fight the forest in this fable that expands on the story of A Monkey’s Tale.

THE SCARECROWS (LES ÉPOUVANTAILS)

Nouri Bouzid
Made In / With Luxembourg
Fiction Features

Tunisia, Morocco, Luxembourg, 2019 / 97 min / Arabic OV with French subt. / drama

Two young Tunisian women who were sent into sexual slavery in Syria are trying to get themselves back together as their country and their families reject them.

THE SHORT HISTORY OF THE LONG ROAD

Ani Simon-Kennedy
Official selection - Non Competition

USA, 2019 / 93 min / English OV / drama

A teenage girl who feels home on the open road takes a trip that might change her way of life.

The Singing Club

Peter Cattaneo
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

United Kingdom , 2019 / 112 min / English OV with French & German subt. / Drama, Comedy

A feel-good story about the first British military wives’ choir that becomes a media sensation.

THE SWALLOWS OF KABUL (LES HIRONDELLES DE KABOUL)

Zabou Breitman, Eléa Gobbé-Mévellec
Made In / With Luxembourg
Fiction Features

France, Luxembourg, Switzerland, 2019 / 81 min / French OV with English subt. / animation

In Kabul under Taliban rule, the destinies of two couples cross after a senseless act by one of them.

TOO FAR AWAY (ZU WEIT WEG)

Sarah Winkenstette
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Movies for Schools
12-18 years
Young Audiences
Schools
12-18 years

Germany, 2019 / 89 min / German OV (DE OV) / family

A German and Syrian boy overcome differences through their shared passion for football.

TOUT LÀ-HAUT

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

France, Belgium, 2019 / 13 min / French OV / animation

A baby giraffe gets lost in a forest and meets a grumpy squirrel that isn’t the most welcoming.

TRAIN OF LIFE (TRAIN DE VIE)

Radu Mihăileanu
Non-Festival
Special Screening
Outside the walls

France, Romania, Israel, Belgium, Netherlands, 1998 / 103 min / German version / comedy, drama, history

A group of Eastern European Jews come up with a bold plan to escape the advancing Germans: They’ll build their own fake deportation train.

TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG

Justin Kurzel
Official selection - Non Competition

Australia, United Kingdom, France , 2019 / 124 min / English OV with French & Dutch subt. / Biopic, crime, drama

A punk-rock take on Ned Kelly, one of Australia’s most iconic outlaws.

TUNE INTO THE FUTURE

Eric Schockmel
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Movies for Schools
12-18 years
Young Audiences
Schools
12-18 years

Luxembourg , 2019 / 80 min / English and Luxembourgish OV with French subt. / documentary

Meet Hugo Gernsback, the Luxembourgish writer credited as the father of modern science fiction.

TWO BALLOONS

Mark C. Smith
Young Audiences
Young Audiences Movies
3-5 years
Schools
3-5 years
Movies for Schools
3-5 years

USA, 2017 / 9 min / without words / animation

Two lemurs navigate the skies in order to find each other again.

TWO FRIENDS (DEUX AMIS)

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

France, 2014 / 5 min / Without words / Animation

Two friends, a caterpillar and a tadpole, grow up in two very different environments.

UN PETIT AIR DE FAMILLE

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

Russia, Japan, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, United Kingdom, 2019 / 43 min / without words / animation

Five short films for young children about the importance of family.

UNE BOMBE PAR HASARD

Jean-François Laguionie
Young Audiences Movies
12-18 years
Young Audiences

France , 1969 / 9 min / without words / animation

A town threatened by an explosion is evacuated, leaving an unaware drifter with the perfect opportunity to have some fun.

VALLEY OF SOULS (TANTAS ALMAS)

Nicolás Rincón Gille
Official Competition

Colombia, Belgium, Brazil, France, 2019 / 137 min / Spanish OV with French or English subt. / drama

A grieving father’s lonely journey to bury his sons turns into a metaphor for his torn country, Colombia.

VASILISA THE LAZY (LENTYAYKA VASILISA)

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

Russia, 2018 / 13 min / French Version / Animation

A little girl finds inventive ways to avoid having to walk all the way home.

WESTWAND

Philip Krieps
Made In / With Luxembourg
Shorts

Luxembourg, 2020 / 14 min / English OV with French subt. / short, drama

A young postman goes into the forest to deliver a letter to an old Chechen living in a hut

WONDERFUL WACKY WOLVES – Six lupine 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

France, Belgium, 2019 / 53 min / French OV / animation, family

Six lupine animated short films for the little ones.

WRINKLES THE CLOWN

Michael Beach Nichols
Cartes Blanches & Artistic Collaborations

USA , 2019 / 78 min / English OV / documentary, horror

When a clown in Florida offers his services to parents looking to scare their misbehaving children, his Wrinkles persona starts an Internet phenomenon.

YALDA, A NIGHT FOR FORGIVENESS (YALDA)

Massoud Bakhshi
Made In / With Luxembourg
Fiction Features

France, Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Lebanon, Iran, 2019 / 89 min / Persian OV with English subt. / drama

Sentenced to death for the accidental killing of her husband, Maryam has to beg her daughter-in-law to forgive her on TV in order to survive.

ZIBILLA

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

Switzerland, France, Belgium, 2019 / 26 min / French version / animation

An underconfident young zebra discovers that she is stronger than she previously believed.

ZIBILLA OU LA VIE ZÉBRÉE

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

Switzerland, France, Belgium, 2019 / 47 min / French OV / animation

Three animated shorts in which tolerance, support and solidarity help overcome all obstacles.