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Enjoy 4 new "TFL Collection" titles available for free on Festival Scope!

TFL Films & Series

Enjoy 4 new "TFL Collection" titles available for free on Festival Scope!

December 20, 2018

We have a little present for all the friends of TorinoFilmLab... During the holidays, we invite you to enjoy 4 new titles freshly added to the TFL Collection on Festival Scope. They premiered in Venice, Berlin, Dubai and Busan, 3 of them are helmed by female directors, and 2 are debut features.

Thanks to the TFL Collection, a wide selection of TorinoFilmLab Films is accessible for free to all cinema-lovers around the world*. Check out the latest additions!

ALI, THE GOAT, AND IBRAHIM by Sherif El Bendary (Egypt/United Arab Emirates/France/Qatar) - 1st feature
Ali is in love with a goat. Ibrahim is being driven mad by sounds that no one else can hear. After visiting a local healer who decides they are both cursed, they decide to journey across Egypt in an attempt to lift the curses that torment them. Ali, forced by his mother, and Ibrahim forced by desperation form an unlikely friendship in this uplifting tale of self-acceptance.
World Premiere: Dubai International Film Festival, Muhr Feature 2016

BARRAGE by Laura Schroeder (Luxembourg/Belgium/France) - 2nd feature
After ten years abroad, Catherine returns to Luxembourg to catch up with her daughter Alba, who is being brought up by Catherine’s mother Elisabeth. Alba is cold and distant towards this stranger who shows up unexpectedly in her life, and so is Elisabeth, keen to keep her protégée to herself. One day, Catherine cannot take it anymore. She “kidnaps” Alba and takes her on a trip to a lake up north. So begins an unsettling journey into the puzzling and complex world of motherly love…
World Premiere: Berlinale, Forum 2017

GO HOME by Jihane Chouaib (France/Switzerland/Belgium) - 1st feature
Nada is going home. Or at least she wants to. When she comes back to Lebanon, she realizes she’s a foreigner in her own country. But there’s still a place she calls home: an abandoned house in ruins, haunted by the presence of her grandfather who disappeared mysteriously during the civil war.
World Premiere: Busan International Film Festival, New Currents 2015

HOME by Fien Troch (Belgium)
Home focuses on a group of youngsters and the adults that surround them. Both find it difficult to communicate and to understand each others' closed-off world. Into this community arrives 17-year-old Kevin. He starts an apprenticeship and goes to live with his aunt's family, quickly adapting to his new home and getting along with his cousin Sammy. Through Sammy, Kevin gets to know John, who lives an unbearable situation with his mother, and he feels the urge to help his new friend...
World Premiere: Venice Film Festival, Orizzonti 2016 / Best Director

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