Thursday 07 November

The Farewell

American Indie Competition

11:30 - 13:10 Trianon 1

After learning their beloved matriarch has terminal lung cancer, her family opts not to tell her about the diagnosis, instead scheduling an impromptu wedding/reunion back in China. Based on an actual lie, this heartfelt story of family and togetherness was one of the highlights of the prestigious Sundance Festival.

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On the Roof

Panorama

11:45 - 13:25 Trianon 2

Prof. Rypar is a somewhat conservative pensioner who does not quite get along with the new times. When he finds a Vietnamese boy at the edge of the roof of his apartment, he decides to take him home and offer him a room. The two are very different individuals and find it hard to get along, however they both discover that they need one another.

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Out Stealing Horses

Nordic Watching

11:45 - 13:48 Kijkhuis 2

After the death of his wife, Trond retreats to a small village in the east of Norway. A chance encounter brings back memories of Trond’s youth… Hans Peter Morland made a stunning adaptation of Per Petterson’s award-winning novel of the same name.

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