A sneak preview of what's in store at Stronger Than Fiction this year, from the 2nd to the 5th of August at Palace Electric Cinema
OF FATHERS AND SONS
Dir: Talal Derki | Germany | 2018
A privileged look at how Islamist fervor is passed from one generation to the next, Talal Derki embeds with a Syrian family whose many boys aspire to join their father in armed jihad.
PICK OF THE LITTER
Dir: Dana Nachman & Don Hardy Jr. | USA | 2018
Puppies rule in this seriously cute account of the breeding and training program that prepares service dogs to become guides for the visually impaired.
Dir: Christian Frei & Maxim Arbugaev | Switzerland | 2018
The hunt for white gold at the remotest edge of Siberia reveals a scenario of the future that may well turn our world upside down.
Dir: Moritz Riesewieck & Hans Block | Germany | 2018
This thorough, yet conflicted globe-trotting documentary thriller meets the social media censors struggling to save the web
Warning – Trailer contains confronting images
MINDING THE GAP
Dir: Bing Liu | USA | 2018
Minding the Gap has been wowing audiences on this year's festival circuit and winning numerous awards including Grand Jury Prize at Sundance. Three young men bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship.
No trailer yet ! but first part of this double interview really gives you an idea why this is a great movie