New Films

  • ULRICH SEIDL - A DIRECTOR AT WORK
    • AT CH DE 2014
    • biography
    • 52'
    • Constantin Wulff
  • The film portrait ULRICH SEIDL – A DIRECTOR AT WORK depicts the controversial Austrian filmmaker Ulrich Seidl at work for the first time, painting a vivid picture of the much-debated “Seidl method”: The camera patiently looks over Seidl’s shoulder during the shooting of IN THE BASEMENT and accompanies him during rehearsals for his latest highly provocative stage production BÖSE BUBEN/FIESE MÄNNER.

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  • Iraqi Odyssey
  • Tracing the emigrations of his family over more than half a century, this riveting documentary epic from acclaimed expatriate Iraqi filmmaker Samir pays moving homage to the frustrated democratic dreams of a people successively plagued by the horrors of dictatorship, war, and foreign occupation of Iraq.

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  • School of Democracy
  • For many years, Italy has suffered from a dysfunctional government, mafia infiltration, and widespread corruption. The country is on the verge of financial breakdown. Enter Italian comedian, Beppe Grillo.Grillo’s protest movement, Movimento, sets out to install di- rect democracy and revolutionize the political system from within. In February 2013, they win 25% of the Italian vote and send 163 new and completely inexperienced senators to Parliament. The vote tips the balance between left and right and Grillo’s movement gains a potentially crucial role in relation to the future of Italy and Europe and to the future of democracy as we know it. 

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  • Toto And His Sisters
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    Following his Emmy award-winning observational documentary, Alexander Nanau brings us the astonishing family story of Toto (10), and his sisters, Ana (17) and Andreea (15). During their mother’s imprisonment, Toto passionately learns dancing, reading and writing, while his sisters try to keep the family together in a world that has long forgotten what the innocence of childhood should be. What happens when we discover that we can get more from life than our parents have to offer?

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  • Amateurs in Space
  • Award winning director Max Kestner has been filming for over 4 years how two best friends try to build a ”DIY" rocket to travel into space. If they succeed, Denmark will be the fourth nation in history to launch people beyond the Earth’s atmosphere.

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Latest News

YET ANOTHER AWARD FOR MATTHEW'S LAWS!

Congratulations on winning the Grand Prize @ Astra Film Festival in Romania!

MERCEDES SOSA AWARDED @ SYDNEY LATIN FILM FESTIVAL

Congratulations to the team of Mercedes Sosa on winning the Best Documentary Award @ Sydney Latin Film Festival!

THE PUNK SYNDROME WINS IN JAPAN!

Congratulations to the whole team on winning the 
Citizens' Prize @ Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival!

NAKED OPERA awarded @ Message 2 Man FF

Congratulations to Angela and her team on winning the Press Jury Award!

Master Of The Universe wins @ Locarno

Congratulations to Marc Bauder and his team on winning the famous Best Film Award @ Semaine de la Critique in Locarno!

Festivals & Markets

  • Toronto International Film Festival
  • Sept. 4, 2014 - Sept. 11, 2014
  • Peter will be in Toronto, meet him at the Swiss Films Booth / HYATT REGENCY

  • Festival del Film Locarno
  • Aug. 9, 2014 - Aug. 11, 2014
  • Peter Jäger will be in Locarno. Watch out for sun hats!

  • Sunny Side of the Doc
  • June 23, 2014 - June 26, 2014
  • Andrea will be in La Rochelle from MON 23/06 - THU 26/06, located at the EDN stand C18

  • Edinburgh International Film Festival
  • June 15, 2014 - June 21, 2014
  • Salma is attending.

  • Sheffield Doc/Fest
  • June 8, 2014 - June 11, 2013
  • Peter is looking forward to seeing you in Sheffield!