New Films

  • Learning to Forget
  • In China more people are on death row than the rest of the world combined. The children of the convicts are most often left alone, stigmatized and living in the streets. Some of the abandoned kids are picked up by an orphanage founded by a former prison guard that the children call Grandma Zhang. Here they learn to live a life without parents and prepare for a world outside where they have to prove the misconceptions about them wrong. We learn to understand the climate and the political issues of the Chinese system through Grandma Zhang, but the main stories of loss, shame, and hope are told through the children.

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  • Bugs
    • DK 2016
    • society
    • food
    • 76', 52', 8x25', 4x45'
    • Andreas Johnsen
  • Will eating insects save our earth? A gastronomic adventure with Nordic Food Lab by Andreas Johnsen

    Insects as food is a hot topic. Particularly over the last few years, since the UN recommended edible insects as a resource to combat world hunger, they have been heralded for their taste by cooks and gastronomes, for their low ecological impact by environmentalists and for their nutritional content by public health scientists. It would seem that insects are the new superfood that will fix all our problems of global food security.

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  • The Chinese Lives Of Uli Sigg
  • The Swiss Uli Sigg had an impact on China's shifting economic policy after the Mao era. He has also established the world’s most significant collection of contemporary Chinese art. The majority of this collection will be transferred to Hong Kong's M+ museum, due to open in 2019. A documentary about the entrepreneur, diplomat and art collector Uli Sigg in the tense and ongoing transformation of Chinese society from the late 1970s until today.

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  • Future Baby
  • A film about the future of human reproduction as it is happening right before our eyes. This investigation takes us around the world to patients and researchers, to egg donors and surrogate mothers, to laboratories and clinics. The hopes and wishes of future parents mesh with research on how to optimize the human genome in the face of an ever accelerating rate of progress. How far do we want to go?

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  • BOI, Song Of A Wanderer
  • Boi is a story about identity - a young woman becomes the ‘girl with a mustache’, later an attractive man. Private archives and self-reflective portraits form an intimate account of 12 years of transition against the backdrop of vibrant cities like Tel Aviv, Tokyo and New York. A film about sexual fluidity and staying out of categories.

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Latest News

GARDEN LOVERS nominated 3 times for the finnish Jussi Awards

Great news for Garden Lovers! The film got nominated three times for the finnish Jussi Award for Best Documentary Film, Best Cinematography (Heikki Färm) and Best Music (Sana Salmenkallio)

Congratulations to the whole team and we'll keep our fingers crossed!

 

Master of the Universe won European Film Academy Award

MASTER OF THE UNIVERSE won Best Documentary @ European Film Academy Award 2014! Congrats to the whole team!

Art & Craft Academy shortlisted

 

Art & Craft Academy shortlisted and one of the 'Top 5 Docs of 2014' according to National Board of Review.

Toto and his sisters wins @ Festival dei Popoli 2014

Toto And His Sisters wins Audience Award at Festival dei Popoli 2014!

The New Rijksmuseum wins @ IDFA 2014

The New Rijksmuseum - the film wins Best Dutch Documentary at IDFA 2014!

Festivals & Markets

  • DocsBarcelona
  • May 25, 2016 - May 27, 2016
  • Astrid participates in the Speed Meetings from 25/05-27/05.

  • Cannes Film Festival
  • May 10, 2016 - May 17, 2016
  • Salma Abdalla and Youn Ji will be in Cannes from May 10-17.
    Visit us at our booth at the RIVIERA under Austrian Films Umbrella, Booth Nr. K6

  • Hot Docs
  • May 1, 2016 - May 6, 2016
  • Inka Achté will attend.

  • Visions du Reel, Nyon
  • April 19, 2016 - April 21, 2016
  • Andrea Hock and Liselot Verbrugge will be in Nyon this week!

  • Tribeca Film Festival
  • April 15, 2016 - April 20, 2016
  • Salma represents the World Premiere of BUGS in New York.