In Another Country

Films that take place outside of the US.

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  • Burraco
    Movie + 1 extra

    Burraco

    Movie + 1 extra

    When her granddaughter visits her in Rome, an elderly woman seeks closeness before the end of the visit. “Burraco,” directed by Isabella Tagliati, is a candid slice-of-life set in Italy where we observe a tender relationship between two women of different generations. Wanda excitedly anticipates ...

  • Charlie

    Charlie Hill has been living in Cuba as a fugitive since 1971 after being accused of killing a police officer and hijacking a plane (he admits to the hijacking but not the killing). Here we have an intimate profile of the man today as he relives the incident while reading a letter to his nine-yea...

  • The Valley of the Cats

    Two brothers steal a car in Lisbon, Portugal and head for a lighthouse. Directed by George Daniell, “The Valley of the Cats,” is an inventive lo-fi comedy adventure, shot on 8mm tape, part road movie, part descent into madness. Dead Eye and Square Hands, as the brothers are known, make their way ...

  • Casual Workers

    In Johannesburg, South Africa, we follow two young factory workers through an ordinary day on and off the job. “Casual Workers,” directed by Keagan Afonso, is a free roaming portrait, a day in the life. Periods of work are followed by periods of rest and leisure, smoking cigarettes, staring at th...

  • La Città Sul Retro (The City Tucked Away)

    Beneath the sleeping city of Bologna, Italy, a smattering of night-time inhabitants go about their unusual lives. “La Città Sul Retro (The City Tucked Away)” is a video art portrait of a beautiful old European city where subtle flows of work and pleasure emerge from quiet streets. A Film by Maram...

  • La Oscuridad

    On the outskirts of a Mexican village, a former elementary school teacher emerges badly bruised on the shore of a remote lake and must find her way back to town. “La Oscuridad,” directed by Jorge Sistos Moreno, is a visceral portrait of Marina, a woman left for dead. She somehow survives the orde...

  • okaasan (mom)

    In rural Japan, a mother and daughter attempt to reconnect after dealing with the loss of a loved one the previous year. “Okaasan (mom),” is a patient drama about family and tradition. Director, Writer, Producer: Kana Hatakeyama. Cast: Kako Hatakeyama, Kana Hatakeyama.

  • Neko Sees All

    Told from the perspective of a cat, this melancholic 16mm short begins as a portrait of a relationship between a young Japanese woman and an American man. An air of poetry and wistfulness pervades but there’s heaviness under the surface, and as the peaceful images morph into darker ones, we are f...

  • The Windmill of Death

    Movie + 1 extra

    Wandering through the Portuguese countryside, two brothers add a third companion to their travels after coming across a missing-person sign. George Daniell directs “The Windmill of Death,” a playfully ragged DIY adventure film filled with surreal flourishes and lo-fi style points. Dead Eye is a d...

  • Ilona's Bloody Body
    Movie + 1 extra

    Ilona's Bloody Body

    Movie + 1 extra

    An online model with a huge following is being followed. Maxim Stollenwerk directs “Ilona's Bloody Body,” a dynamic, creeping drama tracking a young Bulgarian woman as she balances her profession as a cam-girl with her everyday relationships. She discusses details of her job and the realities tha...

  • It's all In your Head
    Movie + 2 extras

    It's all In your Head

    Movie + 2 extras

    Set in India, six siblings navigate their day-to-day obstacles, endeavors, and social gymnastics. “It’s all In your Head,” a feature film directed by Dhruv Solanki, is a comedic slice-of-life offering a youthful perspective on a Northern India backdrop. JoJo, an aspiring photographer, makes her w...

  • Waifu

    A young woman becomes enamored with a waifu sex doll online and aims to transform herself into a sentient copy. Alexis Gil directs “Waifu,” a 35mm short film set in the Czech Republic that examines the strange ways a young woman sells herself to accomplish a transformation. We meet the film’s pro...