VIJAY AND I
2013, The Match Factory, 105 min, Belgium, Dir: Sam Garbarski

At age 40, actor Will Wilder (Moritz Bleibtreu) is feeling down in the dumps about his career - he plays Bad Luck Bunny on a New York City children's TV show. After a freak car accident convinces everyone that he’s dead, Will gains an unusual perspective on his life when he decides to attend the funeral disguised as a gentlemanly Sikh, Vijay Singh. Patricia Arquette, Danny Pudi and Michael Imperioli costar in this engaging comedy. In English.


THE BLACK BROTHERS
DIE SCHWARZEN BRÜDER
2013, Global Screen GmbH, 100 min, Germany, Switzerland, Dir: Xavier Koller

In the 19th-century Alpine region of Ticino, it was not uncommon for poor families to ship their sons to Italy to work as chimney sweeps. When one of these young spazzacamini, Giorgio (Fynn Henkel), has had enough of Milan’s grime and street gangs, the boy rallies his soot-covered comrades to escape back to Switzerland. In German with English subtitles.


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