GITEL   (Russia & Lithuania)

GITEL (Russia & Lithuania)

WEST COAST PREMIERE It’s 1969. Intelligent & witty concert violinist, Gitel Bargman (Marija Korenkaitettr), lives in a Kuybyshev apartment.  To the outsider, she has everything, but Gitel hides a secret.  A survivor of the Holocaust, she is haunted not only by...
THE FOOL / DURAK    (Russia)

THE FOOL / DURAK (Russia)

COACHELLA VALLEY PREMIERE The lives of hundreds of the dregs of society are at stake in this stark, grotesque portrait of a new Russia on the verge of catastrophe. Investigating a maintenance problem in a decaying provincial housing project, plumber and engineering...
NAOMI / HITPARTZUT X  (Israel, France)

NAOMI / HITPARTZUT X (Israel, France)

COACHELLA VALLEY PREMIERE Ilan Ben Natan, a 58-year-old Astrophysics Professor, is obsessively in love with his young wife, Naomi. When Ilan discovers that his deepest fears have come true – Naomi has a lover – he is unable to control himself. He stalks and confronts...
THE MAJOR   (Russia)

THE MAJOR (Russia)

COACHELLA VALLEY PREMIERE Coachella Valley Premiere There’s no way back, once you cross the line Playing out over the course of one day, The Major is a gripping drama that sees screenwriter-director Yuri Bykov deliver an indicting criticism of police corruption and...