Foreign Language Film Submissions: Trailers

Foreign Language Film Submissions: Trailers

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Foreign Language Film Submissions: Trailers
  • Ajami - Trailer

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    Yaron Shani & Scandar Copti • Israel • 2009

    Ajami is a bustling multi-ethnic neighborhood in Yaffa, a place where Palestinian immigrants, Israeli Arabs, Christians and Jews live alongside each other. They share the same streets, the same sorrows. Omar has been targeted in reveng...

  • As I Open My Eyes - Trailer

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    Leyla Bouzid • 2015 • Tunisia

    Farah struggles to pursue her singing career during a revolution.

  • Bethlehem - Trailer

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    Yuval Adler • Israel • 2013 • A complexly human portrait of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

    Sanfur is seventeen years old, the younger brother of Ibrahim, a prominent Palestinian militia leader. Living with his domineering father and taciturn mother, it is clear that Sanfur's life...

  • Buoyancy - Trailer

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    Rodd Rathjen • Australia • 2019

    Fourteen year old Chakra lives in Cambodia with his family, where he labors each day in the rice fields his older brother stands to inherit. Yearning for freedom, Chakra secretly works with a local broker to make the passage to Thailand, where he is ...

  • Child's Pose - Trailer

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    Cãlin Peter Netzer • Romania • 2013

    Cornelia has earned a living. A successful architect in Bucharest, she is also estranged from her son Barbu, a state of affairs she ascribes to Barbu's girlfriend. Despite all the luxuries her success has afforded him, Barbu seemingly wants nothi...

  • Court - Trailer

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    Chaitanya Tamhane • 2014 • India

    A folk singer must navigate contemporary India's labyrinthine legal system.

    By day, Narayan Kamble teaches young children poetry at a local school; in the evenings he performs folk songs at political protests, lamenting the lack of social mobility av...

  • Dogtooth - Trailer

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    Yorgos Lanthimos • Greece • 2005 • An astonishing portrait of one of cinema's strangest families.

    A handsome, well-manicured estate in the Greek countryside. A wealthy businessman lives here with his wife and three grown children, all in their twenties. They are ostensibly an ordin...

  • Dukhtar - Trailer

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    Afia Nathaniel • Pakistan • 2014 • A thrilling journey focalizing the social issue of child brides.

    Allah Rakhi lives in the Hunza Valley with her husband, a local tribal leader, and their ten-year-old daughter Zainab. Violence has plagued their community for some time, due to a riv...

  • Headshot - Trailer

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    Pen-Ek Ratanaruang • Thailand-France • 2011

    Tul used to be a good man. Before he was blackmailed by a powerful politician, Tul was earnest and scrupulous; now he’s just a corrupt cop hell-bent on revenge. Soon he is recruited as a hitman, leading to an accident in which his vision ...

  • Horses of God - Trailer

  • Kills on Wheels - Trailer

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    Attila Hun • 2017 • Hungary • A sleeper hit comedy performed by differently-abled actors.

    Two residents in an assisted-living facility outside of Budapest find themselves recruited as accomplices for a Serbian crime lord.

    A sleeper hit at the Hungarian box office, and performed by ...

  • Never Gonna Snow Again - Trailer

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    Małgorzata Szumowska & Michał Englert • Poland • 2020

    Zhenia arrives from the East with barely a suitcase, a folding massage bed draped over his shoulder. Navigating a series of highway underpasses to the Polish immigration office, he declares his intention to stay. Zhenia may or m...

  • Salt of This Sea - Trailer

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    Annemarie Jacir • Palestine • 2008 • A portrait of a woman's determination to reclaim her birthright.

    Sixty years after her grandparents' exile from Jaffa, Soraya feels something is not right. Departing Brooklyn for a homeland she has never known, she is greeted instead with suspici...

  • The Cave of the Yellow Dog - Trailer

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    Byambasuren Davaa • Mongolia-Germany • 2005

    Nansal is the eldest daughter of a nomadic family. One the way home from school one day, she happens upon a black and white puppy, naming him Zochor (Spot). Her father immediately refuses to allow the dog to stay, however, fearing that it...

  • The Death of Mr Lazarescu - Trailer

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    Cristi Puiu • 2015 • Romania

    An old man is shuttled across Bucharest from one clinic to another.

    Dante Remus Lazarescu is feeling dreadfully ill. In the search for medical attention, his lone ally is Mioara, a Virgil-like paramedic ushering him toward certain twilight.

    Bone-dry a...

  • The Divine Order - Trailer

  • The First Beautiful Thing - Trailer

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    Paolo Virzì • Italy • 2010 • A gentle comedy of life, love, and family.

    Bruno, a middle-aged teacher, is stoned out of his mind on a park bench. He’s forgotten his own birthday, much to the chagrin of his girlfriend, Sandra, who organized the party. Before he can say no, Bruno’s si...

  • The Idol - Trailer

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    Hany Abu-Assad • Palestine • 2016 • A teen smuggles himself across borders to audition for Arab Idol

    Gaza, 2005. Despite the despair of their suroundings, ten-year-old Mohammed and his sister, Nour, spend their days immersed in childhood games and music, playing in a band with two f...

  • The Nightingale - Trailer

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    Philippe Muyl • China-France • 2013 • A journey of family, nature, and tradition in modern China.

    Renxing, an only child, lives with her parents in Beijing. Between their demanding professions, they have little time for her, which they make up for with gifts and pampering. On the ...

  • The Road to Mother - Trailer

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    Akan Satayev • Kazakhstan • 2016

    1922. A boy, Ilyas, is born to a nomadic family in the Kazakh steps. Some years later, soldiers arrive to enforce Soviet the policy of collective farming, polarizing the community among those who welcome change, and those who don't. Ilyas's family ...

  • The Rocket - Trailer

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    Kim Mourdant • Australia • 2013

    Since the time he was born, Ahlo has been told he’s bad luck. Twins are inauspicious in Laotian culture, and Ahlo’s brother perished during childbirth. To the objection of some in her family, Ahlo’s mother raised the small boy anyway, showering him w...

  • The Scent of Green Papaya - Trailer

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    Tran Anh Hung • 1993 • Vietnam

    A society's slow decline tracks with a woman's romantic blossoming.

    In 1950s Saigon, ten-year-old Mui obtains a job working as a servant for an affluent Vietnamese family. Ten years later, the family has fallen on hard times, leading Mui to change hou...