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World Cinema Amsterdam is an initiative of and organised by theatre Rialto, who offers screenings all year round. The premiere programme of Rialto focusses on European and non-western independent films.
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Chinese director Jia Zhangke has been mapping contemporary China for decades: what has the unbridled economic growth done with the lives of ordinary Chinese? Take this love drama about dancer Qiao.
Colombia, the 70s: Rapayet needs a lot of money for his dowry. Through an American he gets involved in the drug-trafficking business. Very lucrative, but also highly dangerous.
Palestinian father-son drama in which the views of a traditional father collide with those of his modern, abroad-living son. The gap becomes visible while carrying out a social duty: the personal delivery of an invitation to a wedding party.