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  1. SOUTHWEST (Sudoeste)

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    Directed by: Eduardo Nunes, 2011, Brazil In this gorgeously dreamlike and mysterious tale, a young woman named Clarice gives birth on her deathbed to a baby girl also christened Clarice by the…

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    • BECLOUD (Vaho)

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      Directed by Alejandro Gerber Bicecci, Mexico, 2009 On a dry lakebed in 1964, a trucker and his companion find a baby boy at the dry breast of its dead mother. Years later the trucker operates an…

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      • GREY MATTER (Matière Grise)

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        Directed by Kivu Ruhorahoza, Rwanda, 2011 Set in Kigali, Rwanda’s capital, this radiantly self-referential film-within-a-film describes the vision and trials of a determined filmmaker named…

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        • ABOUT 111 GIRLS (Darbare 111 Dokhtar)

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          Directed by Nahid Ghobadi and Bijan Zamanpira, Iraq, 2012 A government official, carrying a message from Iran’s president, travels across Iranian Kurdistan with his driver and a young guide…

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          • AMNESTY (Amnistia)

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            Directed by Bujar Alimani, Albania, 2011 A new national law allowing conjugal visits for inmates brings together a man and woman visiting the same prison to meet their incarcerated spouses. Elsa’s…

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            • THE PRIZE (El Premio)

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              Directed by Paula Markovitch, Argentina, 2011 Under the cloud of a military dictatorship, a young mother and her daughter flee Buenos Aires for the seclusion of a ramshackle cottage along the windy…

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              • SHYAMAL UNCLE TURNS OFF THE LIGHTS

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                Directed by Suman Ghosh, India, 2012 An 80-year-old Kolkata retiree is on a mission to get his neighborhood streetlights turned off after sunrise after he notices they stay on all day as well. Shaymal…

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                • MUTUM

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                  Directed by Sandra Kogut, Brazil, 2007 Thiago is a sensitive and imaginative boy living on a small, hardscrabble farm in a remote region of Brazil. His life is filled not only with curiosity and…

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                  • UNIFORM

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                    Directed by Diao Yinan, China, 2003 Filmed on a shoestring budget in the city of Xi'an, Shaanxi province, this deceptively simple first feature perfectly illustrates a Chinese saying "the…

                  • A USEFUL LIFE (La Vida Útil)

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                    Directed by Federico Veiroj, Uruguay, 2010 After twenty-five years, Cinemateca Uruguaya's most devoted employee, Jorge (real-life Uruguayan critic Jorge Jellinek), still finds his inspiration…

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                    • MOURNING (Soog)

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                      Directed by Morteza Farshbaf, Iran, 2011 From a black screen, a man and a woman are heard arguing and hurrying away from a house. Afterward, the screen radiates brilliant green countryside, traversed…

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                      • BEIJING FLICKERS (You-Zhong)

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                        Directed by Zhang Yuan, China, 2012 San Bao is a young man left behind by Beijing’s fabulous new wealth, having just lost his job, his apartment and the woman he loves (who’s left him…

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