Family Affairs

Compadre

Mikael Wiström
Sweden 2004 | 90 Min. | 35 mm, OmeU
Q&A with:
Alberto Herskovits, Mikael Wiström
In 1974, the Swedish pho­tog­ra­ph­er and jour­nal­ist Mikael Wiström trav­elled across Peru. While he was taking pic­tures of a rub­bish dump where poor people were trying to eke out a … read more

LE GRAND VOYAGE – Die weite Reise

Ismaël Ferroukhi
France, Morocco 2004 | 108 Min. | 35 mm, OmU
Short­ly before taking his ‘A’ levels Reda has to leave Provence in order to take his father by car to Mecca. In the enclosed space of the car there is … read more

MA FAMILLE AFRICAINE

Thomas Thümena
Switzerland 2004 | 80 Min. | BetaSP, OmeU
Q&A with:
Thomas Thümena

Thomas is a slight­ly cal­cu­lat­ing film direc­tor from Zurich. Léa is a proud, lib­er­at­ed African woman. Togeth­er they form an explo­sive couple. She feels home­sick, he thinks about the rent. She com­plains about her dif­fi­cul­ty of inte­grat­ing with the Swiss, he has to cope with import­ing monkey meat in his suit­case. This tragi­com­e­dy swings back and forth between laugh­ter and tears at the couple’s deep desire to remain togeth­er, in spite of their differences.