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On the beaches of Qeshm Island (southern Iran), Mohammad, Hassan and Ahmad, three traditional moshta (‘trap’) fishermen are striving to preserve their outdated way of fishing, surrounded by plants, harbors, trawlers and ferries, and not giving up. The film opens a window on rural Iran entrapped between traditions and modernity.
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Dour Music Festival is among the largest European music events, gathering of 50 000 people, and miroring contemporary society’s evolution. The team follows the festival's organizers, the programmers in their quest for unique talents, the Police, Red Cross, Firemen and various security services during festival preparation of this major event, an authentic youth rite of passage to adulthood.
The director returns to Greece, which she left at the sudden death, while shooting his last film, of Theo Angelopoulos - she was his assistant. A country facing social violence, a general impoverishment and the collapse of a whole system of values. The film, in the form of a letter, however alternates fragments of utopia and hope with carefully chosen films excerpts of the greek director.
Emmanuel Botalatala, the Minister of Garbage of Kinshasa, enters the last portion of his life. Having sacrificed everything for his art, turning trash into beauty, he stubbornly carries on with his work and secure his legacy for future generations, promoting a culture center in the slums, and passing on his skills to his apprentice.
In a permaculture schooling farm and within a beehive-like bunch, we meet those who have engaged in a new philosophy of providing food and taste, and initiate in listening to nature and act on the future. Confronting industrial farming with its excesses, permaculture replaces annual crops and seeds with a perenial agriculture, nurishing the earth as much as using it.