Mantaray Film
THE WRITER - With Joyce Carol Oates (WORKING TITLE)

Imagine if we could have made a documentary about the iconic writers Jane Austen,Virginia Wolff, or Ernest Hemingway while they were still alive. Joyce Carol Oates is, and she has invited us into her world.

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BOY IN THE WORLD

The moving personal story about how the legendary film Death in Venice became a tragic trap for Brörn Andrésen, who director Luchino Visconti declared ”the most beautiful boy in the world”.

PASSION

Visual artist and director Maja Borg explores their Christian heritage by following various queer activists and the role BDSM plays for them in each of their personal and professional lives. The link between BDSM culture and Christianity, between sexuality and spirituality is clear and it goes by the name of PASSION.

 
The Choir

A film about Sweden's most famous choir, Tensta Gospel Choir, and the profound human need of union and spirituality in a secular time. 

 

NINOSCA - The return to San Fernando (working title)

NINOSCA - THE RETURN TO SAN FERNANDO is the third and last film of Peter Torbiörnsson's trilogy. A woman’s struggle for independence which requires her to face her past in the macho-culture of Central America.

Spying on Terror

All our Uigher maincharachter Adil from the Xinjiang province wanted, was to take care of his family, but the war on terrorism turned everything upside down.We follow in his tracks over a period of ten years, beginning with being in the wrong place at the wrong time on 9/11. 

 
Hunted

Amanda is found guilty of a $22 million fraud and forgery. Who is Amanda and what made her cross the line? 

SHADOWS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

In Iran, a country where it is forbidden for women to sing in public, women's voices become a solitary sound that is never allowed to flourish. These artist's greatest dream is to be on the stage.

Capturing the divine

An emotionally intense music documentary with a humorous tone, about longing for love and the inevitable fact of ageing. The film explores the impossible meeting between a stalker and her idol, between Susanna and Natacha Atlas.Watching this oddcouple is to oscillate between tragedy and comedy.

 
LEAVING JESUS (working title)

How can you be good without God? The participants attending the Journey Free retreat meet in a house in San Francisco. They have come here to try to escape their backgrounds in religious fundamentalism. Many feel that in leaving their spiritual communities they have lost their identity and no longer have a moral compass. 

SARA (working title)

At the age of 6, she has to choose between her best friend the Fur in the Wood and the Letters in School. She becomes a Writer with a Language of her own, unlike anyone elses. She makes the whole contry of Sweden wake up and acknowledge the injustice of the US War in Vietnam.