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Comrades

In “Comrades” three young Italians who believe that communism can repair their country, and possibly the entire world, must face their growing pains. A politically engaged “coming of age” film with a dash of humor.

Despite different personalities and backgrounds of the protagonists, they participate in demonstrations, meetings, and support each other. They search for ways to organize the world, find work, and help them feel like a part of a community. However, senior Party members are only concerned with the past, sabotaging any attempts to change.

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White Queen

Manuela, the title character of “The White Queen”, is the wife of an exiled Togolese king, Jules. Manuela’s unusual, royal function provides a distraction from her mundane life in Germany. Each trip to Africa is a fulfillment of her dreams and fills her with satisfaction that she can finally be of use to other people. With every return, she faces the challenge of reconciliation with the problems that were left behind.

The film concerns Manuela’s intuitive search for her identity, as she faces the opportunities and limitations only a life split between two continents can offer.

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