2021-04-27 22:09:45

2020 The Belt and Road Film Week

THE BELT AND ROAD FILM WEEK SCREENINGS

 

 

 

ZANA
Director: Antoneta Kastrati
Country/Year: Albania 2019
 
Haunted by her long suppressed past and pressured by family to seek treatment from mystical healers for her infertility, a Kosovar woman struggles to reconcile the expectations of motherhood with a legacy of wartime brutality. ZANA is Antoneta’s debut feature film, and was Kosovo’s official entry for Best International Feature in the 92nd Academy Awards.
 

MADE IN BANGLADESH
Director: Rubaiyat Hossain
Country: Bangladesh / France / Denmark 2019
 
Shimu, 23, works in a clothing factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Facing with difficult conditions at work, she decides to start a union with her co-workers. Despite threats from the management and disapproval of her husband, Shimu is determined to go on. Together, women must fight and find a way.
 

SISTER
Director: Svetla Tsotsorkova
Country: Bulgaria 2019
 
In a small town in present-day Bulgaria, a mother and her two daughters are struggling to survive. The dreamy and distracted younger daughter often invents stories in order to make life more interesting. Unwittingly, she eventually gets caught in the trap of her own lies and destroys her older sister’s well-ordered materialistic world. While struggling to get to the truth, the two sisters find out the truth about their mother.
 

ANNE AT 13,000 FT
Director: Kazik Radwanski
Country: Canada / USA 2019
 
Anne has a seemingly ordinary and stable life as a single daycare worker in Toronto. But after an overwhelming skydiving trip for her best friend Sara\'s bachelorette party, the ground shifts beneath Anne\'s feet. She starts to bring a care-free joyfulness to her conservative job, the effects of which spill over into her personal life. At Sara\'s wedding, Anne meets Matt who takes to her offbeat, confrontational charms, but she soon finds herself pushing the limits of what\'s socially acceptable.
 

CHAOGTU WITH SARULA
Director: WANG Rui
Country: China 2019
 
The story is about the dilemma occurred in the life of an ordinary Mongolian couple with different pursuits of life. For Sarula, a good life is to be with her husband on the prairie, working at sunrise and resting at sunset. Whereas the husband Chaogtu is tired of the dull monotony of life as a herdsman and he believes that a good life should be far away, so he chose to flee.