With Alva Film (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Hive (2021)
84 min | Drama
Fahrije's husband has been missing since the war in Kosovo. She sets up her own small business to provide for her kids, but as she fights against a patriarchal society that does not support her, she faces a crucial decision.
2. Kinshasa Makambo (2018)
Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary
Documentary about the Democratic Republic of Congo when Joseph Kabila sought a constitutional amendment that would allow him to be elected president for a third term. The film follows three protagonists of the resistance.
Director: Dieudo Hamadi
3. Wake Up on Mars (2020)
74 min | Documentary
Two teenage sisters lie in a vegetative state in the small Swedish home of their Kosovar family, the cause of their mysterious malady, known as "resignation syndrome," entwined with their personal trauma experienced as refugees.
Director: Dea Gjinovci
4. Delphine and Carole (2019 TV Movie)
69 min | Documentary, History
In the 70s and 80s, activist Carole Roussopoulos and actress Delphine Seyrig made use of new video technologies to fight for the women's movement. Archive material documents their interventions into the events of the time.
6. Boomerang (II) (2018)
90 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
As he fight to win an election, a young ultra-liberal politician, overpowered by ambition, awakens in the body of his maid, a veiled Kurdish, Muslim asylum-seeker. Will they eventually overcome their prejudice so as not to lose everything?
7. Splendid (2015)
14 min | Short, Action, Drama | Completed
One night in Geneva a young illegal Syrian, is threatened and hides in a porn cinema, the Splendid. There, he meets an Iranian woman who also has found refuge there a long time ago, living away from the world.
8. Under Blue Skies (2020)
70 min | Documentary
In the 1980s, the Upper Engadine region was the setting of a social tragedy that remained unmentionable. Opposed to the traditional way of life of Swiss mountain society, the local youth started doing drugs through a desire to escape.
9. I Am Truly a Drop of Sun on Earth (2017)
61 min | Drama, Romance
Tbilisi, Georgia, nowadays. April aged 34, just spent a night in jail for prostitution. She is now resuming her work in the run down night life hub in the underground of a luxury hotel. ... See full summary »
11. Le Convive (2017)
20 min | Short, Drama
In a village in the Tunisian countryside, Sofiane is getting married to Halima. He is going along with the wedding for the sake of appearances and his family, despite his profound love for ... See full summary »
12. Les îles de Brissogne (2018)
24 min | Short, Drama
On a rest area in North Italy, Aurora, 18 years old, prostitutes herself in the trucks parked around. Her brother, Angiolino, is watching her as a bodyguard, despite his mental disability.
13. Red Ants Bite (2019)
23 min | Short, Drama
In Georgia, two stranded Nigerians, Obinna and Afame, navigate the sleeping city of Tbilisi after a long night out. However, as day breaks the true colors of their ambiguous affection begin... See full summary »
15. Lost Exile (2016)
29 min | Short, Action, Biography
To escape from a lack of perspective in Kosovo, Hana decides to resort to the services of Emir, an illegal smuggler in Serbia that will drive her to Hungary. On the way, complications arise... See full summary »
16. Blackjack (II) (2017)
23 min | Short, Drama
Leila, who is singularly androgynous, works at a casino in a predominantly male environment. A croupier by night, she returns to her hotel in the early hours of the morning, while Camil, ... See full summary »
19. Lantsky Papa's stolen ox (2018)
29 min | Documentary, Short
1945. Four thieves, a stolen ox, a dragon lying under a sofa, a jealous brother and a Soviet inspector murdered in a mill: here are some of the mysterious elements of which the characters in Lantsky Papa's stolen ox try to make sense.
22. Otra Isla (2014)
70 min | Documentary, Family
In Madrid, a Cuban family has been camping in a square for months. In the past dependent upon the communist regime that molded it, the family now makes a rude apprenticeship of a capitalist society that it had once dreamed of..
Director: Heidi Hassan
26. Loin des yeux (2013)
77 min | Documentary
Thirty female prisoners share the convicts' ward of Tuilière Prison at Lonay. More than half of them have one or more children being raised elsewhere. The film sheds light on these mothers and the bond that ties them to their children.
Director: Britta Rindelaub
28. Pizzet - Forsa l'ultim on (2004)
52 min | Documentary
Tumasch and Antonetta spent their whole life in the mountains with their animals. When asked whether this was going to be the last year, they hesitate, as if the other should know the answer. Have they ever dreamed of a different life?
Director: Ivo Zen