A Bad Night Story
Lonely seven-year-old Julia is doing her best to prepare for the First Communion until she hears a parable about a shepherd and a lost sheep. Clearly, God prefers sinners.
A Day like Today
Ania and her daughter Basia are on their way to a casting for a TV talent show. The mother doesn’t realise that the girl is acting strange until Basia runs from the stage in the middle of her performance. If Ania wants to notice and understand her daughter’s needs, first she must face her own low self-esteem.
A Sinner Girl
Rebellious 11-year-old Lucia feels suffocated by the patriarchal world she lives in. Her mother seems helpless against Lucia’s abusive father. The day before the girl’s Fist Communion, he brutally assaults his daughter. This makes Lucia don the white dress and go not to church, but to a cliff-top.
For fifty years, Lea Tsemel has been defending cases considered lost well in advance. This Israeli human rights activist became famous as defence counsel for Palestinians, including those charged with terrorism. An ally for some, she immediately turned into a deadly enemy for others.
All for My Mother
Ola is seventeen. Boyish moves, hair falling over her big blue eyes all the time. Bitten nails, arms covered in scars from self-mutilation. Because of her regular running away from the orphanage, the court has placed her at a youth detention centre. She’s got no fancy clothes or expensive phone.
Ayka has just given birth to a child. She doesn’t have any friends, a steady job or a partner, not even her own room, and owes a lot of money. Faced with grave danger, the young mother is forced to make the most important decision in her life.
Behind the Wall
A story about two lonely people living next door. He is a successful scientist and a stark realist. She is shy, helpless and sensitive and never achieved anything in either professional or private life. The woman invites her neighbour over. For a brief moment, they seem to find common ground, but their time together won’t change anything. Strangers remain strangers.
The story of Marian, a 30-year-old high-school teacher of Polish, who has to start his life anew after he’s been fired from work, and of his friend, Ludwik, a History teacher looking for a way to function in the brutal reality of the profession.