NOVA Frontier Film Festival Highlights

  • The Wake Trailer

    SEE THE FILM FROM JUNE 11-14 AT NOVA FRONTIER FILM FESTIVAL. ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE U.S.

    Salim comes to meditate near his mother’s body. But very quickly, between religious customs which he does not understand and the incessant comings and goings of people who are unknown to him; the young man f...

  • Sunshine Room Trailer

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    Cutting-edge technology allows a young woman to grow up alongside her beloved Abuela. But on the verge of leaving for college, her financial realities threaten to erase their relationship -- for good.

    Dire...

  • La Toma (The Squat) Trailer

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    The Squat is a short documentary that gives a glimpse into the inner lives of an immigrant community currently living in Santiago, Chile. The Squat, or “La Toma” is a community of nearly 17 immigrant familie...

  • Ahmed's Song Trailer

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    One day Ahmed, employed at the public baths and nearing retirement, encounters Mike, a teenager adrift. Between the bath house walls, in a place on the point of disappearing, a strange relationship will deve...

  • Fakh (The Trap) Trailer

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    Away from preying eyes, a young unmarried couple retreat to the depth of a desolate run-down Egyptian seaside resort, to make love. The power dynamic between them is tested, when the girl reveals she wants t...

  • Mütter Trailer

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    An Arabic refugee woman pleads her case to an immigration officer to reunite to her children that she has been separated from, to no avail. We travel back in time, 40 years later in West-Berlin... The same s...

  • City of Light Trailer

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    Stéphane, 20 years old, is living in her grandmother 's flat near Paris. He accepts to contact his father who's working in a famous restaurant. He starts as a waiter there. Torn between his family story and ...

  • SEGA Trailer

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    When his efforts to reach Europe prove unsuccessful, Sega is thrust back to Dakar where he must now confront his family and friends and navigate his disappointment as well.

    Directed By: Idil Ibrahim
    Senega...

  • Hayat Trailer

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    Rahma, a single mother from Eritrea and her four children live togather in a small unit located in Melbourne's inner suburbs. As Rahma encourages her children to maintain a strong sense and understanding of ...

  • Three Blades Trailer

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    Haiti, nowadays : one day in the life of a family of three : three Haitian men, alone with their dreams and frustrations. Three generations under the burning sun. A day like every other day... And between th...

  • Maradona’s Legs Trailer

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    During the 1990 World Cup, two young Palestinian boys are looking for “Maradona’s legs”; the last missing sticker that they need in order to complete their world cup album and win a free Atari.

    Directed By...

  • Teghadez Agadez Trailer

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    For twenty years, André has been making a living organizing the transport of migrants between Agadez (Niger) and Sabha (Libya). To him and to a large part of the population in Agadez, crossing the Sahara was...

  • Bab Sebta Trailer

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    BAB SEBTA is a series of reconstructions of situations observed in Ceuta, a Spanish enclave on Moroccan soil. This place is the scene of a traffic of manufactured goods and sold at a discount. Thousands of p...

  • Never Look At The Sun Trailer

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    “Ancestral patterns combined with modern prejudices and stigma explain skin bleaching” Baloji

    Directed By: Baloji
    Belgian/Congo (2019)

    Starring: Chris Badzoukoula

    Film Festivals & Awards:
    ・NOVA Frontie...

  • SLAM: Sworded Words Trailer

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    In Chicago, NY, Paris and São Paulo, same scene with different accents: poetry slams - poetic performance battles - instigate creativity and coexistence between all kinds of people, standing before the polit...

  • Baltringue Trailer

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    Issa, 20 years old, is about to get out from jail, when he meets Gaetan a young inmate who has not served his sentence yet...

    Directed By: Josza Anjembe
    France (2019)

    Starring: Alassane Diong,Yoann Zimme...

  • Doubout Trailer

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    Joseph, 8 years old, refuses to accept the departure of his older brother to mainland France. Influenced by the traditional stories of his grandfather, he is convinced that Lentikri, a Martinican old monste...