Juan Carlos and his friend Manuel were still teenagers when Catalina Villar first filmed them 18 years ago in Medellin which, at the time, was the most violent city in the world. Soon after... See full summary »
Bakur (North) is a documentary that invites its audience to reflect on a war that has been continuing for decades and gives an insightful look on its main subject, the PKK. The film follows... See full summary »
In a tropical-like park in Algiers, Samir, a young director, helps his actors rehearse. His next movie tells the tale of young people of a besieged city. While they are working, the film ... See full summary »
Samir El Hakim,
Robert Lachmann was a German-Jewish ethnomusicologist. In the 1930s, his radio show "Oriental Music" explored the musical traditions of Palestine and included regular live performances by ... See full summary »
On the remote New Siberian Islands in the Arctic Ocean, hunters are searching for the tusks of extinct mammoths. There is a gold rush fever in the air. The price for white gold has never ... See full summary »
Croatia, 7th of January 1992: In the middle of the war a young journalists' body is being found dressed with an uniform of the international mercenary group. 19 years later, his cousin Anja Kofmel detects his story.
A reindeer-breeding Sámi girl who is exposed to the racism of the 1930's at her boarding school, starts dreaming of another life. But to achieve it, she has to become someone else and break all ties with her family and culture.
Young orthodox Jew Mordechai Wolkenbruch, called Motti, has a serious problem: All the women, whom his mame introduces to him as potential wives, look just like her. Whereas Laura, his ... See full summary »
7th grader Thomas lives in a small city in Denmark. He's in love with the schools tough girl, Vikki and to get close to her, he has to help her and a gang of older boys blow up their teachers bike. The head of the gang is Vikki's boyfriend.
A humorous personal essay film addressing architecture, habitation, space, density, xenophobia, gentrification and urban development. The film's main arc spans the author's diverse living environments, beginning with his childhood in a rich neighborhood to militant squats, shared flats and yuppie abodes, as well as his various dwellings in such metropolises as Tbilisi, São Paulo, Zurich and Mexico City.