CINEMONDO: Cairo Station Category: World Cinema In this beautiful classic film directed by Youssef Chahine, Cairo's main railroad station is used to represent all of Egyptian society - a place brimming with sexuality, repression, madness and violence among society's most marginalized.
GLOBAL LENS: Kept & Dreamless Category: World Cinema Nine year-old Eugenia and her mother, Florencia, live a seemingly colorful life. But her mother’s dysfunctional and drug-addled lifestyle threatens their happiness together.
CINEMONDO: World Cinema on Link TV Category: World Cinema CINEMONDO is Link TV's regular series of outstanding world cinema, hosted by Peter Scarlet, artistic director of the Tribeca Film Festival. Watch clips and interviews from featured CINEMONDO directors here.
GLOBAL LENS: Dam Street (Hong Yan) Category: World Cinema In China in 1983, sixteen-year-old Xiao Yun finds herself pregnant and expelled from school. Ten years later, she still lives in the same town, and has a young friend who tries desperately to protect her from the judgmental community.
GLOBAL LENS: Max and Mona Category: World Cinema Max Bua has his sights set on becoming a doctor. However, unable to pay his university fees, he must crash at his hard-drinking uncle's place...with goat in tow.
GLOBAL LENS: Bunny Chow Category: World Cinema Three up-and-coming comedians find humor amidst hardship in the "new" Johannesburg, celebrating life on a raucous roadtrip to South Africa’s largest music festival.
GLOBAL LENS: Kilometre Zero Category: World Cinema A tragi-comic story of ethnic conflict between Kurds and Iraqis during the war between Iraq and Iran in the 1980s, this film follows the adventures of a Kurdish soldier - a despised minority in the Iraqi military - traveling with an Iraqi taxi driver.
GLOBAL LENS: Nada + Category: World Cinema Cuban postal clerk, Carla, takes up the absurd lengths of red tape in her bureaucracy and ties them up in a bow as she fabricates a rich - and covert - fantasy life out of her comrades' letters.
GLOBAL LENS: Rachida Category: World Cinema Rachida, a young teacher, becomes the target of terrorists when she refuses to place a bomb in her classroom, forcing her to seek refuge in the countryside. Can she escape?
GLOBAL LENS: Whisky Category: World Cinema Jacobo is the dull and and dour owner of a sock factory. He rarely shares words with the manager, Marta. Until he asks her to be his wife - that is, in pretense - to deceive his brother.
July Rhapsody Category: World Cinema A moving drama from acclaimed director Ann Hui. It stars Jacky Cheung as Lam, a middle aged high school teacher whose life is disrupted when a student falls in love with him.
CINEMONDO: Rana's Wedding Category: World Cinema A romantic drama about a Palestinian girl that wants to marry the man of her own choice, but only has ten hours to find a boyfriend in occupied and chaotic Jerusalem.