THE OPEN DOOR
LA PUERTA ABIERTA
2016, 82 min, Spain, Dir: Marina Seresesky

Rosa is a middle-aged sex worker in Madrid whose neighbor, a Russian sex worker, overdoses, forcing the woman’s young daughter to seek refuge in Rosa’s apartment. This compelling drama took home the best screenplay prize at the Guadalajara International Film Festival. “An admirably abrasive by-women-for-women drama.” - Jonathan Holland, The Hollywood Reporter.


IN BED WITH VICTORIA
2016, 97 min, France, Dir: Justine Triet

This romantic comedy about a lawyer whose life falls apart after she takes on a case defending her ex-boyfriend was nominated for five César Awards in 2017, including Best Original Screenplay and Best Film. “A chaotic mid-life-crisis comedy anchored by a vibrant lead performance.” - Jordan Mintzer, The Hollywood Reporter.


THE TEACHER
UČITELKA
2017, 102 min, Czech Republic, Dir: Jan Hřebejk

The director of the Oscar-nominated DIVIDED WE FALL returns with a refreshing look at corruption and power in a 1980s Bratislava middle school. Inspired by real-life events in Hřebejk’s life, the film follows a charismatic but cunning teacher as she turns the lives of her students and their parents into chaos. “Intelligent and universally resonant crowd-pleaser.” - Alissa Simon, Variety.


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