Camino, a Feature-length Selfie (2019 Feature Film)

Aching feet and moments of despair – but also minor miracles and growing strength. Doggedly stepping along the pilgrims’ way to Santiago de Compostela in north-west Spain, Martin de Vries films himself with his iPhone, in the hope of putting his life back on a firm footing. A self-portrait in two million steps.

La camarista (The Chambermaid) (2019 Feature Film)

A charming, captivating drama about a chambermaid at an upmarket hotel, who seems invisible to the rich people whose rooms she cleans. Eve (Gabriela Cartol) tries to escape poverty by going back to school and starting new friendships, but that is easier said than done in this demanding, poorly paid job.

Bellingcat, Truth in a Post-Truth World (2019 Feature Film)

In a complex world in which we are inundated with fake news, it is hard to decide which media and government bodies we can actually trust. In this documentary about international investigative collective Bellingcat, we meet various passionate amateurs who conduct intensive digital research on our behalf to separate the wheat from the chaff.

Bangla (2019 Feature Film)

Based on the life of the filmmaker himself, this romantic comedy tells the story of a second-generation immigrant in Rome. When he falls in love, his butterflies clash with parental expectations. A playful debut that tackles complex themes such as integration, multiculturalism, religion, and identity without losing its light-hearted tone.

Una banda de chicas (A Girl’s Band) (2019 Feature Film)

A direct, unpolished portrait of the alternative music scene in Buenos Aires, seen from a strictly female perspective. Former musician Marilina Giménez introduces a colorful series of local acts by women who control their own look and sound – and are not afraid to challenge the prevailing norms.

Asako I & II (Netemo sametemo) (2019 Feature Film)

Two years after the love of her life disappeared without a trace, Asako falls in love with another man who looks identical to him, although his personality couldn’t be more different. Calm everyday life and raging passions mix seamlessly in this study of love in all its complex contrariness.

Aan niets overleden (2019 Feature Film)

Drama on the ‘culture of shame’ surrounding homosexuality and AIDS in the Surinamese/Antillean community. Thilda Purperhart hides her greatest love, but also her massive grief and shame behind her front door in the Bijlmer neighborhood of Amsterdam. An unexpected visitor threatens to uncover the family secret.