Haute Cuisine (2012)

A woman is invited by the President of France to cook simple meals for him, but encounters opposition from the jealous head chef of the Main Kitchen (an all-male staff) at the Presidential Palace in Paris.

Wadjda (2012)

In a Muslim country where women are not allowed to drive or move freely about a young girl sets her heart on buying a bicycle, forbidden to her sex. The obstacles which she has to overcome are formidable, but as a symbol of freedom, she will go to great lengths to obtain her dream despite the opposition of her mother and teachers who go along with their status as possessions of men.

Francesco (1989)

This bio of St. Francis of Assisi covers his life from his playboy days through his conversion, break with his family, founding of a new order ministering to the poor and his stigmata just before his death.

Terraferma

A Sicilian family, at odds over how to cope with the changing times, must decide whether to help a group of African illegal immigrants whom the grandfather has rescued at sea.

The Attack (2012)

A powerfulm by a French-Lebanese filmmaker about an Arab-Israeli doctor shocked to discover that his wife is the suicide bomber who killed 17 people, many of them children, in a Tel Aviv café. Most of the film consists of his physical and spiritual journey to try to find out why such a loving person as his wife committed such a terrible deed.