Circle

It all started with a caravan and a big top. Under the big top men and animals share their uncertain and laborious destinies. We are talking about the most ancient show: the circus. And circus means Togni, one of the most important and log-lived dynasties in Europe.

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Zud

On the frozen steppe of Mongolia people‘s lives are at the mercy of the seasons and unexpected events, while nature dictates the rules of their nomadic lifestyles. After winter kills hoards of his parents‘livestock, 11-year old Sukhbat has to leave school, move back home and support the family. When given the responsibility by his father to tame a wild horse in a bid to win a regional race, he has to face a life ruled by unforgiving nature and tradition. No one remains unscathed after being confronted by the power of the steppe.

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A Good American

After the end of the Cold War the best codebreaker the US ever had together with a small team within NSA starts to develop a revolutionary surveillance program. It can pick up any electronic signal on earth, filter it for targets, render results in real time and all of it without invading privacy and sticking to the US constitution.

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Between Sisters

Ornella and Teresa, two sisters who, after a lifetime spent looking after each other, in the film live their moment of separation, which is also when the secret of a whole existence is unveiled. The confrontation of two opposed characters, bound by a mutual love filled with too many responsibilities

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Dancing With Maria

Maria Fux is a 90 years old Argentinian dancer. In her studio in the heart of Buenos Aires she is still dancing, teaching and conserving the elegance and the energy of a young performer. She accepts all kinds of people in her classes forming integrated groups of dancers. She gives everybody the possibility to develop their own way of expressing themselves and gets out the talent from dancers of all ages and conditions.

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OUR FILMS

Zud

On the frozen steppe of Mongolia people‘s lives are at the mercy of the seasons and unexpected events, while nature dictates the rules of their nomadic lifestyles. After winter kills hoards of his parents‘livestock, 11-year old Sukhbat has to leave school, move back home and support the family. When given the responsibility by his father to tame a wild horse in a bid to win a regional race, he has to face a life ruled by unforgiving nature and tradition. No one remains unscathed after being confronted by the power of the steppe. Read

Dancing With Maria

Maria Fux is a 90 years old Argentinian dancer. In her studio in the heart of Buenos Aires she is still dancing, teaching and conserving the elegance and the energy of a young performer. She accepts all kinds of people in her classes forming integrated groups of dancers. She gives everybody the possibility to develop their own way of expressing themselves and gets out the talent from dancers of all ages and conditions. Read

Maximum Pleasure

Extravagantly expensive massaging mats, rejuvenating ampoules and sets of steam pots are only a few of the vast spectrum of objects sold by young salesmen at suspicious commercial presentations for old-age pensioners. Protagonists of the film are five friends fascinated by such presentations. They spend their savings on such products not out of necessity, but in the attempt to fill the emptiness in their lives. The absurdity of these purchases shows their fight against getting old and against their loneliness. Read

Between Sisters

Ornella and Teresa, two sisters who, after a lifetime spent looking after each other, in the film live their moment of separation, which is also when the secret of a whole existence is unveiled. The confrontation of two opposed characters, bound by a mutual love filled with too many responsibilities Read

Zoran, My Nephew The Idiot

A film by Matteo Oleotto     Paolo, passes his days dragging himself between drinking sessions in the local bar with his friends, an unsatisfying job and an unsuccessful dream of winning back his ex-wife. One day, he comes across his nephew Zoran, a curious boy of fifteen, born and...

The Train to Moscow

The Train to Moscow chronicles the end of an era and the end of a dream through the eyes of Sauro Ravaglia, an amateur film-maker, barber and communist. Sauro and his friends dream of a world of peace, brotherhood, and equality: they dream of the Soviet Union. A once in a lifetime opportunity comes their way when they have the chance of attending the World Festival of Socialist Youth in Moscow. Sauro and his friends arm themselves with an 8mm camera to film their great journey. What happens when they come face to face with their utopian dream? Read

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