Twenty-five years after the collapse of the German Democratic Republic (GDR), filmmaker Petra Epperlein returns to the proletarian Oz of her childhood to find the truth about her late father’s suicide and his rumored Stasi past.
Despite being in excellent health for her advanced age, 90-year-old Holocaust survivor Frau Stern has had enough of this world and just wants to die. But with each failed attempt to end it all, life brings even more surprises her way.
A bored Tokyo office lady (Independent Spirit Award-nominee Shinobu Terajima) breaks free of her monotonous life when she enrolls in an unorthodox English class and falls for her American instructor (Josh Hartnett).
Britain, late-1970s. The country is deeply divided over immigration with the National Front, a far-right political party, gaining strength. Outraged by this xenophobic agenda, music photographer Red Saunders teams up with like-minded creatives to form Rock Against Racism, sparking a grassroots yo...