With Akka Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Under the Fig Trees (2021)
92 min | Drama
Among the trees, young women and men working the summer harvest develop new feelings, flirt, try to understand each other, find - and flee - deeper connections.
2. Hors Saison (2022– )
A serial killer is operating on both sides of the Franco-Swiss border. Captains Peiry from Switzerland and Bouanni from France investigate the macabre crimes. But the Swiss captain has problems of her own.
5. A Thousand Fires (2021)
90 min | Documentary
In the Magway region of Myanmar, a country home to one of the oldest petroleum industries in the world, live husband and wife Thein Shwe and Htwe Tin. Running an unregulated oil field, they... See full summary »
7. Radio Silence (II) (2019)
79 min | Documentary
Carmen Aristegui has been fired from the radio station where she has worked for years. Supported by more than 18 million listeners, Carmen continues her fight. Her goal: raising awareness and fighting against misinformation.
10. Operation Libertad (2012)
91 min | Drama
They are four young men and four young women, from different backgrounds, united in their conviction that society must change. Revolted by the political situation in those troubled 1970s, ... See full summary »
11. Beyond the Bolex (2018)
94 min | Documentary
When visionary Jewish immigrant Jacques Bolsey invents the Bolex in the 1920's, he puts the first home movie camera in the hands of everyday folks, fomenting a film revolution that still ... See full summary »
13. L'Apollon de Gaza (2018)
79 min | Documentary
In summer 2013, a statue of Apollo more than 2500 years old is discovered in the nets of a fisherman from Gaza. Then, the statue vanishes, opening all sorts of speculations: hidden in a ... See full summary »
14. A Respectable Family (2012)
90 min | Drama
Upon returning home to Iran after more than two decades abroad, visiting professor Arash is quickly thrust into a past he's spent his whole life trying to escape.
15. L'étincelle (2021)
61 min | Documentary
Ten years ago, activists wanting to experience a collective way of life besieged a wooded countryside near Nantes in order to block the construction of a new airport. L'Étincelle paints an ... See full summary »
16. Captain Thomas Sankara (2012)
90 min | Documentary
A portrait comprised of material from the archives of Thomas Sankara, president of Burkina Faso from 1983 until his assassination in 1987. Through his desire to liberate his country and ... See full summary »
17. The Miscreants (2011)
88 min | Drama
On the order of their spiritual leader, three young Islamists kidnap a group of actors who are about to go on tour with their latest show. When the kidnappers arrive at the place of ... See full summary »
18. L'alerte (2018 TV Movie)
54 min | Drama, Thriller
On the eve of the Geneva holiday fireworks, information from the American secret services shook the canton: jihadists would be on the verge of committing an attack in the international city... See full summary »
20. Spartans (2014)
80 min | Documentary, Drama
I spent weeks filming in Marseille's Quartier nord, a district of the city mainly known in the media for its drug trafficking, gang shootings and kalashnikovs. There, I met an amazing ... See full summary »
25. Aisheen (Still Alive in Gaza) (2010)
86 min | Documentary, Family
'War is hell for everyone, especially for kids. That's been the message of countless documentaries over the decades, and 'Still Alive in Gaza' is the latest addition to the roster. A ... See full summary »
Director: Nicolas Wadimoff
28. Far from You I Grew (2020)
103 min | Documentary
Thirteen-year-old Nicolas lives in a foster home with his best friend, Saef. He enjoys many of the pleasures of childhood and sees his mother from time to time, but soon he will have to find his place.
32. Palestine, Summer 2006 (2006)
35 min | Short
A mosaic of 13 short films less than 3 minutes in length, reflecting in one shot, the mood of summer.
34. Maria Cobra Preta (2019)
26 min | Short, Drama
In a Lisbon neighborhood worn by gentrification, Maria, a young female rapper, and her old neighbors expect expulsion. Through her songs and by digging in the trauma of her origins, she finds the strength to face the present.