Films by Country


Buddha Collapsed Out of Shame

Buda as sharm foru rikht

Hana Makhmalbaf

A young Afghan girl's determination to attend a nearby school becomes an epic quest in this stunningly shot, politically charged film by a 19-year-old Iranian woman.

Digital Panorama

A stunning collection of recent international short digital animations from the dark edge of the creative spectrum.

The Song of Sparrows

Avaze gonjeshk-ha

Majid Majidi

In this gentle Iranian comedy an ostrich-wrangler is tempted by easy pickings in the city. Best Actor, Berlin Film Festival 2008. "Will raise plenty of charmed smiles." — Screendaily