Best of Fests

    In Best of Fests, the festival presents films that have made an impact on the international festival circuit this year.

    Selection 2017

    69 Minutes of 86 Days 
    Egil Håskjold Larsen | Norway | 2017 | 71 min.

    Another News Story
    Orban Wallace | United Kingdom | 2017 | 84 min.

    Ask the Sexpert
    Vaishali Sinha | United States | 2017 | 83 min.

    Before Summer Ends
    Maryam Goormaghtigh | Switzerland, France | 2017 | 80 min.

    Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat
    Sara Driver | United States | 2017 | 79 min.

    City of the Sun
    Rati Oneli | Georgia, United States, Qatar, The Netherlands | 2017 | 104 min.
    Also screening in the Camera in Focus program.

    Cocaine Prison
    Violeta Ayala | Bolivia, Australia, France, United States | 2017 | 76 min.

    Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas
    Joakim Demmer | Sweden, Germany, Finland | 2017 | 80 min.

    Demons in Paradise
    Jude Ratnam | France, Sri Lanka | 2017 | 94 min.

    Distant Constellation
    Shevaun Mizrahi | United States, Turkey, The Netherlands | 2017 | 82 min.

    Drib
    Kristoffer Borgli | Norway, United States | 2017 | 94 min.

    Eating Animals
    Christopher Quinn | United States | 2017 | 95 min.

    The Family
    Rok Bicek | Slovenia, Austria | 2017 | 106 min.

    Filmworker
    Tony Zierra | United States | 2017 | 94 min.

    The Final Year
    Greg Barker | United States | 2017 | 90 min.

    Freedom for the Wolf
    Rupert Russell | Germany, United States | 2017 | 89 min.

    Ghost Hunting
    Raed Andoni | France, Palestine, Switzerland, Qatar | 2017 | 94 min.
    Also screening in the focus program Shifting Perspectives: The Arab World.

    House in the Fields 
    Tala Hadid | Morocco, Qatar | 2017 | 86 min.
    Also screening in the Camera in Focus program.

    I Am Another You
    Nanfu Wang | United States | 2017 | 85 min.

    An Inconvenient Truth 2
    Jon Shenk, Bonni Cohen | United States | 2017 | 100 min.

    Insha'Allah Democracy
    Mohammed Ali Naqvi | Pakistan, United States | 2017 | 85 min.

    Land of the Free
    Camilla Magid | Denmark, Finland | 2017 | 92 min.

    Let There Be Light
    Mila Aung-Thwin | Canada | 2017 | 80 min.

    Lots of Kids, a Monkey and a Castle
    Gustavo Salmerón | Spain | 2017 | 90 min.

    Love Means Zero
    Jason Kohn | United States | 2017 | 90 min.

    Makala
    Emmanuel Gras | France | 2017 | 97 min.

    Mama Colonel
    Dieudo Hamadi | Democratic Republic of the Congo, France | 2017 | 73 min.

    Mayskaya Street
    Gabriel Tejedor | Switzerland | 2017 | 68 min.

    Miss María, Skirting the Mountain
    Rubén Mendoza | Colombia | 2017 | 90 min.

    Muhi - Generally Temporary
    Rina Castelnuovo-Hollander, Tamir Elterman | Israel, Germany | 2017 | 87 min.

    Ouaga Girls
    Theresa Traore Dahlberg | France, Qatar, Sweden, Burkina Faso | 2017 | 83 min.

    Plot 35  
    Eric Caravaca | Qatar, France | 2017 | 67 min.

    The Poetess
    Stefanie Brockhaus, Andy Wolff | Germany | 2017 | 90 min.

    The Prince and the Dybbuk
    Elwira Niewiera, Piotr Rosolowski | Poland, Germany | 2017 | 82 min.

    Quest
    Jonathan Olshefski | United States | 2017 | 105 min.

    Ramen Heads
    Koki Shigeno | Japan | 2017 | 93 min.

    Silas
    Anjali Nayar, Hawa Essuman | Canada, South Africa, Kenya | 2017 | 80 min.

    So Help Me God
    Jean Libon, Yves Hinant | France, Belgium | 2017 | 99 min.

    Soldier
    Manuel Abramovich | Argentina | 2017 | 72 min.
    Also screening in the Camera in Focus program.

    Spielberg
    Susan Lacy | United States | 2017 | 147 min.

    Taste of Cement
    Ziad Kalthoum | Qatar, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Syria, Lebanon | 2017 | 85 min.
    Also screening in the Camera in Focus program.

    Trophy
    Shaul Schwarz | United States, United Kingdom, Qatar | 2017 | 108 min.

    Whose Streets?
    Sabaah Folayan, Damon Davis | United States | 2017 | 143 min.

    The Work
    Jarius McLeary | United States | 2017 | 87 min.