Banc d’attente

Banc d’attente

Ibrahim, Suleiman, Manar and Altayeb have been friends for over 45 years. They left their motherland in the 1960s and 1970s to study film abroad and founded the Sudanese Film Group in 1989. After years of distance and exile, they are reunited, hoping [...]

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Colectiv

Colectiv

In 2015, a fire at Bucharest’s Colectiv club leaves 27 dead and 180 injured. Soon, more burn victims begin dying in hospitals from wounds that were not lifethreatening. A doctor blows the whistle to a team of investigative journalists. One revelation [...]

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Delband

Delband

Firouzeh Khorshidi is an admirable woman. At 80, she lives alone in a cabin on the slopes of the Alborz mountain range in northern Iran. Her husband died and, for quite some time now, none of her eleven children have come to visit her. Despite her ad [...]

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Estou me guardando para quando o carnaval chegar

Estou me guardando para quando o carnaval chegar

The small village of Toritama is a microcosm of relentless capitalism. Each year, more than 20 million pairs of jeans are produced in makeshift factories. Some of the locals have founded what they call ‘factiones’, where they work independently and a [...]

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Heimat ist ein Raum aus Zeit

Heimat ist ein Raum aus Zeit

Heimat is a space time picks up the biographical pieces of a family torn apart through the end of the 19th and into the 20th century. It is about people who by chance found each other, only then to lose each other. Now it is their descendants, their [...]

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In Touch

In Touch

A film about people from Stare Juchy, a village located in north-east Poland, where one third of the inhabitants emigrated to Iceland. In a visual journey, the film allows those families divided by huge distance a chance for a vague moment to reunite [...]

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Kabul, City in the Wind

Kabul, City in the Wind

Afshin and his younger brother Benjamin live on the hillside of the Chil Dokhtaran mountains. Growing up next to a city full of bombs and sirens, violence has become a part of their innocence. When their father leaves for another country, Afshin’s ch [...]

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Lagun y la resistencia frente a ETA

Lagun y la resistencia frente a ETA

The history of the Lagun bookstore in San Sebastian is a demonstration of democratic values and the struggle for freedom. Since its foundation in 1968 by María Teresa Castells, José Ramón Rekalde and Ignacio Latierro, the bookstore became the target [...]

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Nhà cây

Nhà cây

Some 13 years ago, while on the bus running through the mountainous areas, through the opaque glassy window, the filmmaker saw afar there was a lone house in the mountain. Strangely, the glimpsed image of that house has been still lurking inside his [...]

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Pavarotti

Pavarotti

Ron Howard takes an intimate approach in telling Pavarotti’s story, going beyond the iconic public figure to reveal the man himself. Thanks to a partnership with Decca Records and through unique access to the Pavarotti family archives, home vid [...]

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Samen

Samen

How do you react when you are told you have an incurable illness? When producer Kees Rijninks, husband of filmmaker Carmen Cobos, is diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, they both feel their world falling apart. After months of sadness, anger and deni [...]

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Shooting the Mafia

Shooting the Mafia

Sicilian Letizia Battaglia began a lifelong battle with the Mafia when she first dared to point her camera at a brutally slain victim. A woman whose passions led her to ditch traditional family life and become a photojournalist, she found herse [...]

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Silvia

Silvia

Three Argentinian sisters grew up in wealth and splendour, but a dark cloud loomed over their family. Using old home videos and their own memories, they try to piece together the great drama in their mother’s life. Part documentary, part re-cut, the [...]

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The Cave

The Cave

An unflinching story of the Syrian war. For besieged civilians, hope and safety lie underground inside the subterranean hospital known as the Cave, where pediatrician and managing physician Dr. Amani Ballor and her colleagues Samaher and Dr. Alaa hav [...]

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The Changin’ Times of Ike White

The Changin’ Times of Ike White

Released in 1976, Changin’ Times was an extraordinary album recorded in extraordinary circumstances. The artist, Ike White, was a musical prodigy who was in prison since the age of 19, serving life for murder. Produced by legendary music producer Jer [...]

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The Journey of Javier Heraud

The Journey of Javier Heraud

Ariarca, the grandniece of Peruvian poet Javier Heraud, unearths old memories and discovers a story yet untold: her great uncle, a poet and a guerrilla member, was murdered at the age of 21 in the Peruvian selva in 1063. Ariarca, who is in fact the s [...]

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Transnistra

Transnistra

Set in the self-proclaimed state of Transnistria —a country founded on an old Soviet legacy— a group of teenagers plays hide and seek in an abandoned construction site. In stark contrast to their seemingly carefree existence, there is the shadow of t [...]

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Veeran maaginen elämä

Veeran maaginen elämä

A creative documentary about a young lady using the magic of LARPing (live-roleplaying) in order to cope with her family problems. Haunted by her childhood traumas, Veera, 25, is trying to help her mentally disabled brother Ville, 29, to become more [...]

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Yub menh bong keunh oun nho nhim

Yub menh bong  keunh oun nho nhim

The White Building, an iconic structure home to 493 families in Phnom Penh, faces demolition. In the building’s final days, director Kavich Neang follows his own family and neighbors as they pack belongings, share memories and anxieties, and eventual [...]

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