Women in Cinema
Powerful and provocative films by both leading women filmmakers and exciting new voices.
Captain Volkonogov Escaped (Kapitan Volkonogov Bezhal)
In the face of precarious ice floes and punishing frostbite, an expedition of 11 women from across Arab and Western countries join together with the audacious goal of reaching the North Pole before it becomes impossible to do so.
In 1963 France, Anne, a bright young student, gets pregnant, seeing her opportunities to finish her studies and excel slipping from her. Anne’s pregnancy forces her to confront the shame and pain of an abortion, even if she must risk prison to do so.
The House of Snails (La Casa de Caracol)
Novelist Antonio Prieto arrives at a remote mountain town in Southern Spain hoping to find peace and quiet to work on his next novel. But local color soon turns menacing when Antonio realizes the town is harboring a dark and terrifying secret.