4 nights, 4 films, 4 parties, 4 dinners 

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MIFF 2013

The Parade

Country: Serbia Director: Srdjan Dragojevic Language: Serbian – English subtitles A tragicomedy about Balkan war criminals and gay bashing? You bet! Think “The Magnificent Seven” Serbian style. Instead of Yul Brenner and friends, we have three foul mouthed, homophobic paramilitary crime bosses. Instead of frightened Mexican villagers tormented by bandits, we have homosexuals in Belgrade

 

Shun Li and the Poet

Country: Italy Director: Andrea Segre Language: Italian – English subtitles A visually stunning story about two strangers who meet in a fishing village on the outskirts of Venice. Shun Li is a single mother working to pay off Chinese gangsters who helped her emigrate to Italy and are holding her young boy in China as

 

Searching For Sugar Man

Country: South Africa-U.S.A Director: Malik Bendjelloul Language: English The incredible true story of Rodriguez, the greatest ’70s rock icon who never was. Discovered in a Detroit bar by two celebrated producers struck by his soulful melodies and prophetic lyrics, he recorded an album they believed would make him the greatest recording artist of his generation.

 

Amour

Country: France Director: Michael Haneke Language: French with English subtitles A brigade of firemen break down the door of a Paris apartment to find the corpse of Anne lying on a bed, adorned with cut flowers. Her husband, Georges, is nowhere to be seen. Slowly, lovingly, but confronting uncompromising truths about aging and decline, “Amour”