- The Girl and death, Jos Stelling, Netherlands-Russia-Germany, 2012, 124 min
The tragic love story between the young Russian Nicolai and the beautiful courtesan Elise, that was obstructed by materialism, wealth and the threat of death. He’s on the way to Paris and intends to spend a night in the pension hotel where Elise “works”. Then however he encounters the enchanting girl and falls in love in a heartbeat. But there’s still her protégé… Nicolai returns to the old hotel, the place where he first met his great love half a century ago and relives his romantic tragedy.
- The Right to love, Paul KURTI, USA, Russia
Amina, a Circassian Muslim actress, moves to New York with ambitions of performing on Broadway. When she falls in love with Tony, an Albanian Catholic man, his disapproving family goes to great length to oppose their relationship. Will their romance survive and will Amina realize her acting dreams amidst social and religious prejudices ?