Meet Mahmud Nasir, loving husband, doting father and something of a relaxed Muslim. After his mother's death, Mahmud finds out he is Jewish and his real name is Solly Shimshillewitz! As Mahmud tumbles headlong into a full-scale identity crisis, the only person he can turn to is Lenny, a drunken Jewish cabbie. This revelation couldn't come at a worse time, with Mahmud's son about to marry the stepdaughter of a radical Muslim cleric.
Name of director: Josh Appignanesi
Cast: Omid Djalili, Richard Schiff, Archie Panjabi, Matt Lucas
Country: United Kingdom
Duration: 1h 45m
Actor John Turturro examines the musical culture of Naples, Italy, in this documentary. Arguing that the city's music has been influenced by its many residents and invaders, from the ancient Greeks to American troops occupying the country after World War II, Turturro presents musicians performing both old and new material. Among the artists are singer M'barka ben Taleb, and saxophonist James Senese, whose Italian mother and unknown black American father equally inform his work.
Name of director: John Turturro
Duration: 1h 35m
In Buenos Aires, the bitter and methodic Roberto is a lonely man and the owner of a hardware store. One day, Roberto sees a Chinese named Jun being expelled from a taxi while he is watching the landing of airplanes in the airport and he helps the man to stand up. Jun does not speak Spanish and shows a tattoo with an address on his arm. Roberto heads to the spot with Jun and discover that the place belonged to Jun's uncle that sold it three and half years ago. The seeking of his uncle becomes a fruitless search, before Roberto finds a delivery boy to translate Jun and learns the dramatic story of his life.
Director: Sebastián Borensztein
Cast: Ricardo Darín
Duration: 1h 33m
Name of director: Philippe de Chauveron
Cast: Christian Clavier, Chantal Lauvy, David Benichou
Duration: 1h 37m
"Serial (Bad) Weddings" is a comedy about a wealthy Catholic couple who are dismayed when three of their daughters marry outside their religion and ethnicity. The couple holds out hope that their only unmarried daughter will someday marry a Catholic and "save" the family's honor.When she does indeed get engaged to a Catholic, her parents are at first overjoyed until they discover he is a black man from the Ivory Coast. While the couple struggles to come to terms with their racist tendencies, the fiancé's family comes for a visit, harboring their own feelings of prejudice and snobbery.
Almanya - Willkommen in Deutschland
A charming cross-cultural comedy about three generations of German-Turks, “Almanya” is the story of a Turkish family living in Germany who set off together for their homeland. Moving across the past and present, the journey is full of memories, arguments and reconciliations, until the family trip takes an unexpected turn…
Director: Yasemin Şamdereli
Cast: Vedat Erincin, Fahri Yardim, Lilay Huser
Duration: 1h 41min
Hugo and Braulio are two young students with their respective degrees, but they're unable to find any job or future due to the Spanish crisis and spending cuts.
After seeing a TV-program about how a Spanish citizen lives in Germany they decide to emigrate to Berlin. However, the things aren't as easy as they believed.
Name of director: Nacho G. Velilla
Cast: Yon González, Julián López and Blanca Suárez
Duration: 1h 44m