When civil unrest breaks out in Istanbul’s Taksim Gezi Park on her summer holiday, a German-born Turkish woman befriends a group of progressive protesters and becomes immersed in the struggle for democracy in the face of Erdoğan’s authoritarianism.
When a public transportation strike forces an unprepared creative director to run across the city to make it to an important pitch meeting, he uses the journey through the concrete jungle to develop a winning pitch in an attempt to win the client.
When a 20-year-old kidnapping victim is returned to her family after 10 years in captivity, she must struggle to reclaim her privacy, identity and her place within her community while living under the microscopic examination of the media and those around her.
When a transgendered woman learns that he is pregnant shortly before his scheduled sexual reassignment surgery, he must reach out to his estranged mother and brother to rebuild the family that he has lost in order to create a positive environment for his unborn child.
When a 26-year-old man from Dresden discovers that his real father abandoned his pregnant mother just months before the Wall feel in order make a life in West Germany, he embarks on a journey across the country to locate the man who left them behind the iron curtain and never came back.
After catching her husband abusing his own daughter, the young pregnant wife of a polygamist in Utah befriends a local deliveryman and forms a plan to escape her husband and her community before her child becomes part of the next generation of Latter Day Saints.
After moving to Acapulco to find work and a new life, a Mexican fisherman’s widow stumbles into the dangerous world of drug-trafficking, while her husband, who had been lost at sea for over a year, returns to find his wife gone and must set out to find her before she is forever entwined in the city’s criminal underbelly.
A lonely fortune cookie writer’s job is threatened when he loses his inspiration, causing him to take a horizon-broadening trip across Asia with a group of young tourists and an intriguing tour guide to find the power to produce uplifting phrases once again.
After falling into a wormhole, a group of astronauts travel for two years to finally return to earth, only to discover and that they have also traveled 1 million years back to a time when humanity is still in its infancy, forcing them to live among their ancient ancestors and unwittingly causing them to forever alter human history.
A famous actor with a history of drug abuse struggles to stay drug-free while playing the role of an addict as the lines between reality and film, clean and using blur and narcotics seem to be taking over his personal and professional life once again.
When a woman falls into a coma after an attempted suicide she finds herself in the imaginary world she created as a girl, and must enlist the help of her old imaginary friends, all Disney Princesses, to help her find her way back to the real world.
After the preventable death of his brother, a young worker at a sneaker sweat shop in Bangladesh struggles to found a union, while an advertising intern at the same sneaker company in Chicago fights for the rights of unpaid interns after her friend dies of exhaustion during a 72 hour shift.
From his deathbed, an elderly atheist reflects on his existence in an attempt to establish a greater meaning in his seemingly unrelated life events.