Director: Amanda Kernell
Duration: 94 minutes
Language: Swedish with English Subtitles
Writer/director Amanda Kernell (Sámi Blood, 2017) returns with an intense portrait of the lawless force of an imperfect mother’s love.
After a recent and difficult divorce, Alice’s ex-husband keeps her from seeing her children, awaiting the final custody verdict in Northern Sweden. But when her son calls her in the middle of the night weeping helplessly, Alice takes action. She abducts the children and heads to the Canary Islands. Now wanted for kidnapping both the authorities and her ex-husband are chasing after her.
Recommended for mature audiences
The River Peka
Director: Dmitry Davydov
Duration: 19 minutes
Language: Russian with English Subtitles
After a car accident claims the lives of their parents, teenage brothers are left with their grandfather, the younger bound to a wheelchair. Struck by grief, the older brother refuses to accept his brother’s disability. He decides to help him in an unusual way, stealing his grandfather’s car to go to the river.
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