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More Foreign Films
April list by Nanette Alderman
Along With the Gods
Along with the Gods: The Two Worldskorean, 2017, not rated

After a heroic death, a firefighter navigates the afterlife with the help of three guides.

The Divine Order
The Divine OrderGerman, 2017, not rated

It is set in Switzerland in 1971 where, despite the worldwide social upheavals of the previous decade, women, were still denied the right to vote. When unassuming and dutiful housewife Nora is forbidden by her husband to take a part-time job, her frustration leads to her becoming the poster child of her town's suffragette movement. Her newfound celebrity brings humiliation, threats, and the potential end to her marriage.

Faces Places
Faces Placesfrench, 2017, rated pg

Director Agnes Varda and photographer/muralist JR journey through rural France and form an unlikely friendship.

Fatima
Fátima: The Ultimate Mysteryspanish, 2017, not rated

Monica, a filmmaker looking for work, receives through a friend the contact of a producer who wants to edit a documentary about the consequences of the Fátima apparitions. Though reluctant for his agnosticism, he accepts. As she edits the images, extraordinary events that disturb her, will be paraded before her eyes. In the end suddenly, life will be marked forever.

I Remember You
I Remember Youicelandic, 2017, not rated

An elderly woman hangs herself in a church. A grieving father searches for the truth about what happened to his missing son. And a trio of young city dwellers unleash a sinister force when they begin renovating a cursed home on a remote island. They don't know it yet, but each of these strangers is connected by a disturbing, decades-old secret, a mystery that holds the key to a series of terrifying supernatural events.

Last Men in Aleppo
Last Men in Aleppoarabic, 2017, not rated

Syrian filmmaker Feras Fayyad's breathtaking work, a searing example of boots-on-the-ground reportage, follows the efforts of the internationally recognized White Helmets, an organization consisting of ordinary citizens who are the first to rush towards military strikes and attacks in the hope of saving lives.

Phullu
Phulluhindi, 2017, not rated

Phullu stays with his mother and sister in a small town, and is infamous for not doing any work other than helping the women of his village by getting them things from the city. An event during his journey makes him realize the issues women go through during their menstruation. Phullu attempts to create awareness as well as affordable sanitary women in rural areas.

The Thousand Faces of Dunjia
The Thousand Faces of Dunjiamandarin, 2017, not rated

A group of warriors protect the world from a monster invasion.

Truman
Trumanspanish, 2017, not rated

Leaving snowy Canada, where he now lives, Tomas travels to Madrid to visit Julian, a college friend who's been diagnosed with cancer. Tomas has planned in secret with Paula's cousin Julian to convince the latter to undergo a chemotherapy treatment that will give him a few more months to live. The patient objects, saying, at what price? Julian agrees to leave Madrid for four days with Tomas as an opportunity to celebrate life. But what concerns Julian the most is what will happen to his old dog.