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  • Alice

    Directed by Josephine Mackerras • Drama • 2019 • 103 minutes

    Alice (Emilie Piponnier) is the perfect wife and mother, living happily with her husband Francois and their son in an apartment in Paris. When her credit cards are declined one day while shopping, Alice discovers that Francois has been...

  • So Pretty

    Directed by Jessie Jeffrey Dunn Rovinelli • Drama • With Edem Dela-Seshie, Thomas Love, Rachika Samarth • 2019 • 83 minutes

    A visiting German artist, an American academic, a millennial polyamorous enclave in New York City; director-actor Jessie Jeffrey Dunn Rovinelli’s So Pretty is an excursion ...

  • Downstream to Kinshasa

    Directed by Dieudo Hamadi • Documentary • 2021 • 89 minutes

    Over six bloody days in June 2000, the Congolese city of Kisangani was the scene of deadly violence between the Ugandan and Rwandan armies. More than 10,000 shells exploded, killing thousands and injuring thousands more. 

    Since then, v...

  • Dominga Sotomayor

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    Dominga Sotomayor studied Audiovisual Directing at Universidad Católica de Chile and received a master’s in Directing at ESCAC in Barcelona. She developed her first feature Thursday Till Sunday at the Cannes Cinéfondation Residence. The film won the Tiger Award in Rotterdam in 2012 and screened a...

  • Pierre Schoendoerffer

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    Pierre Schoendoerffer (1928-2012) was a French director and writer, known for Le Crabe-Tambour (1977), The 317th Platoon (1965) and The Anderson Platoon (1967). His colorful life shaped the films he went on to direct—he served as a soldier in Southeast Asia, was taken prisoner during the battle o...

  • The Children of 209 Saint-Maur Street

    Directed by Ruth Zylberman • Documentary • 2020 • 100 minutes

    209 rue St. Maur is a classic Parisian apartment building in the 10th arrondissement: Stone, built around a courtyard, shops on the bottom floor. In the first decades of the 20th century, it was home to some 300 working class people, ...

  • Devil in the Flesh

    Directed by Marco Bellocchio • Drama • With Maruschka Detmers • 1986 • 109 minutes

    One of the most controversial Italians films of the '80s, DEVIL IN THE FLESH takes Raymond Radiguet's classic novel and updates it to modern times. Dealing with the legacy of Italy's "leaden years" and the afterma...

  • Jean Rouch
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    Jean Rouch

    11 videos

    "Rouch has remained a cinephile secret for decades... Much of his work has been unavailable in the U.S. — until now." —IndieWire

    Jean Rouch's (1917–2004) breakthrough work in cinéma vérité in the 1960's helped inspire the direct cinema movement in the U.S. and the New Wave in France where he was...

  • Dance Camera West 2021

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    OVID is proud to present the entirety of this year's Dance Camera West Festival. This selection of films ranges from full-length documentaries to experimental shorts. Dance Camera West aims to foster groundbreaking talent and to encourage new work in the area of dance film by supporting creation,...

  • Lost Course

    Directed by Jill Li • Documentary • 2020 • 180 minutes

    Embedding herself in the village of Wukan, southern China for several years starting in 2011, first time documentarian Jill Li witnessed an unprecedented experiment in local democracy. Corrupt officials had illegally sold villagers' land, bu...