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

Autlook @ HOTDOCS 2016

SCREENING DATES

FUTURE BABY:

Sat 30/04, 6.45pm at Scotiabank Theatre 3

Mon 02/05, 1pm at TIFF Bell Lightbox 2

Sun 08/05, 10.15am at Isabel Bader Theatre

 

DANCING FOR YOU:

Sun 01/05, 4.30pm at Innis Town Hall

Sun 01/05, 10.30am at Isabel Bader Theatre

Mon 02/05, 10.15am at TIFF Bell Lightbox 2

Fri 06/05, 6.45pm at Scotiabank Theatre 13

INKA ACHTE JOINS OUR TV-SALES-TEAM

We are warmly welcoming Inka Achté to our TV-Sales-Team!

Her next stop is HOT DOCS May 1-6.

WALLS wins Award @ Ajyal Youth Film Festival

WALLS wins its second award at the Ajyal Youth Film Festival! Happy to share the news and congrats to the whole team!

Awards for WALLS and VARICELLA @ IDFA 2015

WALLS by Pablo Iraburu and Migueltxo Molina won the Oxfam Global Justice Award and Victor Kossakovsky’s VARICELLA got an honorable mention at the Kids&Docs Section @ IDFA this year! Congrats to everyone involved!

Festivals & Markets

  • East Documentary Platform 2016
  • March 7, 2016 - March 13, 2016
  • Liselot will be in Prague from 10/03-13/03.

  • Berlinale - European Film Market
  • Feb. 10, 2016 - Feb. 18, 2016
  • Salma and Youn will be in Berlin from February 10-18.

    Visit our booth #116 at Martin-Gropius-Bau.

  • Below Zero / Tromsø International Film Festival
  • Jan. 22, 2016 - Jan. 24, 2016
  • Andrea Hock will be attending.

  • Sundance
  • Jan. 21, 2016 - Jan. 27, 2015
  • Salma will attend Sundance Film Festival.

  • Dubai Film Festival
  • Dec. 9, 2015 - Nov. 16, 2015
  • Meet Liselot Verbrugge in Dubai.