Experimentation. Transcendence. Rapture.
UNITED STATES , Jamaica
| 77 minutes | 2018
A fascinating assemblage of stories portraying multiple generations of Jamaicans, presented in three acts mirroring the three trimesters of one woman’s pregnancy. Khalik Allah transforms underrepresented stories of ordinary people into a compelling oral and visual history of a nation. A quest for identity, fierce spirituality, personal philosophies, and a struggle to overcome racism and poverty all link past and present in this country known for its abundant resources and national pride. The soul of Jamaica’s people shines through in Allah’s street photography shooting style. CANADIAN PREMIERE
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An adrift and alienated couple’s struggles blur into enchanting and mysterious Irish landscapes. Deliberately melodramatic, yet bold and experimental in...
IRELAND | 77 minutes | 2018
On the outskirts of Birmingham and the margins of society the Billingham family perform extreme rituals and break cultural taboos as they muddle through a...
UNITED KINGDOM | 77 minutes | 2018
Death is often unexpected — and for the most part, preceded by perfectly ordinary events. Friends gather to celebrate their graduation; a brother and...
THAILAND | 77 minutes | 2017
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