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HANNA’S JOURNEY

Berlin Yuppy “Hanna Eggert” (Karoline Schuch) cynically takes a career-advancing assignment in Tel Aviv which turns her well-ordered life inside out. By opening herself up to both past and present, Hanna's future possibilities take on whole new dimensions. Inspired by a novel by Theresa Bäuerlein, director Julia von Heinz (collaborating with screenwriter John Quester) has crafted…

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ELENA

Decades after her death, filmmaker Petra Costa is still mourning the loss of her beloved sister Elena. This is a heartbreaking premise and the documentary begins with all the promise embodied in these two young --and extremely beautiful -- Brazilian-born women.  But even tho there seems to be a compelling family backstory, Costa chooses not…