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    RUSTY BOYS

    When the elderly folk don’t behave like their children would prefer, the latter cannot cope at all. They have enough trouble trying to keep their own children in check, and now the old codgers are rattling their cages as well. Fons (70), Lull (82), Nuckes (65) and Jängi (84) have spent their entire lives not […]

    THORIUM, THE FAR SIDE OF NUCLEAR POWER

    What would the world look like if nuclear power had been conceived to provide energy rather than bombs or nuclear submarines? Thorium molten salt reactors: ever heard about this technology? In a parallel universe, this reactor, combined with solar and wind power, ensures a guaranteed access to energy all over the planet. The oil wars […]

    STREIK !

    100 Joer fräi Gewerkschaften zu Lëtzebuerg (1916-2016) En Documentaire vum Andy Bausch De Film Streik! dokumentéiert a weist, unhand vu beweegte Biller, Fotoen, Aarbechterlidder, Zäitdokumenter an Interviewen, op eng mënschlech beréirend, lieweg a spannend Art a Weis d’sozial Konflikter an d’Entwécklung vun der fräier Gewerkschaftsbewegung zu Lëtzebuerg vun hiren Ufänk bis haut. All déi sozial Rechter, déi eis haut selbstverständlech schéngen, […]

    FAUSTINO: ONE-MAN-SHOW

    On le connaît pour sa musique populaire, ses croisières de Pentecôte et ses bals de carnaval. Très peu de gens toutefois savent que Fausti Cima, l’animateur le plus populaire du Luxembourg, est aussi un musicien extrêmement chevronné, que sa gamme musicale va du jazz au tango en passant par le swing et évidemment la chanson […]

    NAILHOUSE – ONE SAYS: NO!

    The small village of Xian. First it was swallowed up by the vastly expanding city of Guangzhou (previously: Canton). Now the villagers are supposed to clear out their simple homes. Modern China doesn’t have room for these old eyesores in what has become the financial district, and investors are ravenous for inner city plots. Only […]

    THE CONGRESS

    An aging, out-of-work actress accepts one last job, though the consequences of her decision affect her in ways she didn’t consider.

    POST PARTUM

    Luce and Ulysse love each other. They live a full and happy life managing their own little veterinary clinic on the Atlantic coast. Luce is awaiting a happy event. The future looks good. At least at first sight. But when baby Rose arrives, nothing goes as planned. Luce is out of her depth before the […]

    PUPPY LOVE

    Diane is a mysterious and lonely teenager. Sharing special bonds with her father Christian, she takes care of the education of her brother Marc. The arrival of Julia in the neighborhood, a charismatic and liberated young British woman, is going to disturb Diane’s daily life. Desperately willing to become an adult, Diane is going to […]

    LA VIE D’UNE AUTRE

    A young woman falls in love, then wakes up a decade later as the mother of a young boy who is also in the middle of a divorce.

    NUIT BLANCHE

    A cop, Vincent, steals a big bag of cocaine from some gangsters, but he’s identified during the operation. The gangsters then decide to kidnap his son to get back the cocaine. But of course Vincent is no longer in possession of the stuff. To rescue his son he will have to find his way through […]

    D’FIFTIES

    An insider’s glimpse of the history of the Grand Duchy.

    TAKING THE DOG FOR A WALK

    Taking the Dog for a Walk maps the scene of British Improvised Music, past and present. Alternating with extended music sequences, the conversations led by stand up comedian Stewart Lee gravitate around the idiosyncrasies of improvisation, from playing in front of the proverbial ‘four men and a dog’ to pursuing a career in a milieu […]

    THE GOLDEN HORSE

    Despite the ridicule of his cruel older brothers, Antis, the youngest son in his family embarks on a mission to save a beautiful Princess from the glass mountain where she has been imprisoned by the Black Mother, an evil witch who feeds on the sadness of others. On his journey, Antis meets the helpful White […]

    LE CHAGRIN DES OGRESSES

    Marion visits her daughter Céline to the hospital who is suffering from an incurable brain tumor. They have not seen each other for a long time. Paul, the father, is at Céline’s bedside. He is the one taking care of the child. During a short absence of Paul, Marion will walk her daughter around the […]

    D’BELLE EPOQUE

    August 1914, Belle, a young well-bred lady and Betty, her chambermaid, discover a big trunk in the attic. When they manage to open it, thousand of photos and postcards spread all over the floor to form a pile of memories. Thus, the ladies start to reminisce about what was called «la Belle Époque».

    THE ROAD UPHILL

    Luxembourg. One of the world’s smallest countries, a green and peaceful place bordered by Belgium, France and Germany. The birthplace of two brothers, Andy and Fränk Schleck, two of the world’s best professional cyclists. Following Team Leopard Trek and the Schleck Brothers, this film focuses upon the team’s participation in the prestigious 2011 Tour de […]

    IMPARFAIT DU SUBJECTIF

    Louis meets up his friend Romain at a party where he knows no one else. He rapidly ends-up alone. He then flashes on a girl, Alice. He will have to conquer his shyness in order to seduce her but she only wishes one thing: getting out of this place.

    LE PÈRE, LE FILS… ET ANNA

    Anna and her boyfriend Tom are invited by his father for dinner. The atmosphere is tense between the father and the son. Suddenly, exasperated by the old man, Tom leaves the room. Alone with Anna, the Father takes the opportunity to confide.

    ZERO

    On New Year’s Day, Gabriel discovers a strange new tattoo… that turns out to be a countdown… What would you do?

    ANDUNI, Fremde Heimat

    What is home? Is it a place? The place of mother tongue and tradition? The place of selfrealisation or of the family? ANDUNI – Where are we goin’ then? Always home! When her father dies, Belinda is drawn more and more into the burlesque world of her Armenian family, that she never really cared about […]

    SCHOCKELA, KNÄTSCHGUMMI, A BRONG PUPPELCHER

    On September 10th, 1944, the first Americans cross the Luxembourgish border. The long-awaited liberators are here! Their pockets filled with chocolate, chewing gum and cigarettes, their hearts filled with weariness and apprehension, they soon find themselves overwhelmed by the gratitude of the Luxembourgish people. Friendships are born, affairs, even lasting relationships. The number of little […]

    TROUBLE NO MORE

    His name was Johnny Chicago. He was loved and feared and mad crazy. And then the cops went and fucking killed him. Determined to pay hommage to his dead best friend, Chuck Moreno persuades Johnnys brother Ray to help him honour Johnnys last wish. But as anybody knows, family is trouble, especailly when Johnnys wife […]

    NOUS TROIS

    It is in the year 1972, Sebastien aged 10 and a half is a sensitive child with an over-active imagination who is highly aware of the frustrations and interior solitude his love-deprived mother suffers. One evening while reading a magazine, he is stuck by a revelation, a flash of lightening – Queen Elizabeth II. From […]

    DER FÜRSORGER

    Social worker Hans-Peter Stadler, compulsively anxious to please is short of money and resorts to a white lie to get some quick cash. At first his success appears to justify his actions, but actually it marks the beginning of the end.

    PIPÌ, PUPÙ & ROSMARY

    Our three little friends, Pipì, Pupù and Rosmary, travel throughout the world in search of Mapà. Pipì is a funny racoon, Pupù a joyful little bird, and Rosmary a very sensible rabbit.

    RÄUBERINNEN

    Set some time in the undeterminable past: Emily is sent to work and live in the Sovereign’s castle. She manages to escape into the woods, where she meets some lively hookers. Together they become «Robber Girls» taking a stand and fighting the patriarchy. Mix Robin Hood with voluptous burlesque pleasure, add a colourful cast of […]

    SUNNY’S TIME NOW

    Antoine Prum’s documentary feature Sunny’s time now is a vibrant homage to an uncompromising artist, American avant-garde jazz drummer Sunny Murray, arguably one of the most influential figures of the historic free jazz scene… Featuring a series of interviews with key time witnesses (Val Wilmer, Cecil Taylor, Tony Bevan, Bobby Few, Sonny Simmons, François Tusques […]

    DAWNING

    Mark, his girlfriend Ciara, Sean, and Alex are good friends enjoying a heavy night out together when suddenly Mark wakes up alone at home with no recollection of how he got there. With injuries to his body, his girlfriend missing, and a hangover prompting all kinds of flashbacks, Mark struggles toput the pieces of the […]

    COLD WAVES

    This is a love and hate story built around something no one can see or touch: radio waves. During the 80’s, Radio Free Europe was the secret relief and confidant of its Romanian listeners. The Radio was Ceausescu’s most important enemy; he even hired Carlos the Jackal to close it down. All the protagonists of […]

    DERRIÈRE LA TÊTE

    Patrick, a young proofreader at a publishing house, is told that the migraines he suffers from are caused by a 6,35-mm bullet lodging in his neck. But there is no visible scar, and so he sets out to discover the origin of his pain…

    DIE HÄUSER DES MR. WONG

    Welcome to Shanghai, capital of capitalism! In an unprecedented building boom since the 1990s, more than 2000 high-rise buildings have mushroomed to the sky, creating the world’s most erratic skyline. As Shanghai hurtles towards the future at breakneck speed, many historic treasures fall prey to the wrecking ball. While his contemporaries pride themselves on investing […]

    ENTRÉE D’ARTISTES

    “Entrée d’Artistes” is an astonishing documentary about jazz, swing and dance music in Luxembourg between the Twenties and the Sixties. The first orchestras performed at the fair, at the Alpha, at the International,… ; jazz, considered “negro” music and banned during the Nazi occupation, was prerogative of cabaret,… “Entrée d’Artistes” retraces that fine period using […]

    ÜBER WASSER, menschen und gelbe kanister

    When water runs out, the world ends. He who wants water must be prepared to kill for it» an old Arab saying goes. At the beginning of the 21st century water, the ancient source of life, already is in short supply all over the world. From the heart of Africa to the Aral Sea in […]

    EN COMPAGNIE DE LA POUSSIÈRE

    Au sortir de l’adolescence, François aime Michel. Michel, lui, ne sait pas. L’arrivée d’Alice risque de faire voler en éclats cet étrange équilibre. Etudiant en médecine, Michel se retrouve face à un cadavre qui lui rappelle son ami.

    LIFE IN LOOPS, a Megacities RMX

    Multimedia artist Timo Novotny labels his new project an experimental music documentary film, in a remix of the celebrated film Megacities (1997), a visually refined essay on the hidden faces of several world “megacities” by leading Austrian documentarist Michael Glawogger. Novotny complements 30 % of material taken straight from the film (and re-edited) with 70 […]

    DEEPFROZEN

    Ronnie lives in a small sleepy village and is the owner of a small company for deep-frozen goods. Daydreams, contact ads, the firemen’s brassband, the weekly visits at his shrink and his buddy Lars’ cynical remarks about air guitar and vinyl-records are the highlights of Ronnie’s life. Already, as a kid, he suffered from being […]

    MONDO VENEZIANO, High Noon in the Sinking City

    For Luxembourg’s participation in the 51st edition of the Venice Biennale, artist and filmmaker Antoine Prum wrote and directed a medium length film (32’00’’) shot in High Definition (HD) technology and transferred to 35mm film by PTD. Mondo Veneziano, High Noon in the Sinking City addresses a wide variety of theoretical discourses currently on the […]

    TOUR DE FORCE

    For their debut film, directors Antoine Prum and Boris Kremer stuck to the heels of Luxembourg strongman Georges Christen bending, towing and twisting his way through Russia. Proud holder of 23 Guinness Book World Records in feats of strength – such as bending nails, towing trains, planes, and ships with his teeth, or tearing up […]

    LA REVANCHE

    Luxembourg is a small country in the heart of Europe. It’s a multi-cultural society, foreigners representing almost 40% of its population. It’s famous for its forward-thinking social policies and – especially – for its financial services. It used to be known for its steel industry – and it still boasts one of the most important […]

    WORKINGMAN’S DEATH

    Today’s manual laborers are no longer celebrated with hymns of praise. They must be content with encouraging one another that backbreaking work is better than no work at all… In the Ukraine, a group of men spend long days crawling through cramped shafts of illegal coal mines. Sulfur gatherers in Indonesia brave the smoky heat […]

    LE CLUB DES CHÔMEURS

    The story is set in the industrial south of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. The decline of the steel industry has left a wake of unemployment, but the state is determined to retrain all the scrapped steelworkers. There is, however, a pocket of resistance! The Unemployment Club. To be a member of this exclusive band, […]

    GLOBI & THE STOLEN SHADOW

    Teenagers Lucinda and Benji are rock musicians. When the villain, Maestro, steals Benji’s shadow, the boy can no longer play a note. Worse, he begins, physically, to fade away. The hero, Globi, tracks Maestro to a subterranean Gothic opera house, where he discovers that Maestro steals musicians’ shadows in order to control all the world’s […]

    KIRIKOU ET LA SORCIÈRE

    In a little village somewhere in Africa, a boy named Kirikou is born. But he’s not a normal boy, because he knows what he wants very well. Also he already can speak and walk. His mother tells him how an evil sorceress has dried up their spring and devoured all males of the village except […]

    MEGACITIES

    Earth is beautiful. It’s people who make it horrific. Bombay, Mexico City, Moscow, New York: seductive yet repellent monsters. The contradiction insinuates itself into the daily lives of those who populate these megacities. The film’s twelve chapters tell the tales of: Shankar, the Bioscope Man; Modesto, the chicken feet vendor; Baba Khan, the paint recycler; […]

    LA FRECCIA AZZURRA

    Every year at Christmas time, the good witch Befana flies on her broom delivering toys to all the well-behaved children of Italy. But this year, Befana’s assistant, the greedy Dr. Scarafoni, intends to force rich parents to pay for toys and to give nothing to poor children ! To fulfill his sinister plans, he makes […]

    FLITZE FIRETOOTH

    Enter Fliltze the Firetooth, a dragon – a child dragon to be exact – recently hatched from a long forgotten egg left in some secret hiding place since the age of myth and warrior, like the 10,000 year old Alpine mountain climber recently found still frozen where time had forgotten him. But unlike dragons of […]

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