New Films

  • The Chinese Mayor
  • The mayor Geng Tanbo gets his mission to transform the polluted mining centre Datong to a newly erected historical heritage and tourism center like Rome or Paris, but to restore the ancient city he will have to relocate half a million homes. With extraordinary access granted by high-ranking Mayor Geng Tanbo China, filmmaker Hao Zhou has crafted a remarkably complex film. 'The Chinese Mayor' is both an intuitive portrait of a single politician and a broad, open document of the impact of massive urban development in 21st century China.

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  • Bikes vs Cars
  • Bikes vs Cars depicts a global crisis we must talk about: Climate, earth's resources, cities where the surface is consumed by cars. The bike is a great tool for change, but the interests who gain from cars invest billions each year on lobby and ads to protect their business. Shot in the US, Canada, Brazil, Colombia and Europe, we meet people fight for better cities, cities with a human scale.

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  • Falciani's Tax Bomb - The Man Behind the Swiss Leaks
    • DE ES 2015
    • politics
    • 52', 82'
    • Ben Lewis
  • An insightful documentary on the professed HSBC whistleblower Hervé Falciani and the global controversy over banking privacy and intranational tax regulations of the last decade. In 2008, the former employee of HSBC stole over 300,000 bank accounts and distributed them to tax authorities worldwide - the biggest leak of secret bank accounts ever. Falciani’s list hit the international financial sector like a bomb and changed the course of history.

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  • Wastecooking
  • According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization a third of all food produced worldwide is thrown away. In Europe, this is equivalent to 89 tons of groceries per year. How can we stop thiswaste? Author and cook David Gross goes on a road trip through Europe, cooking exclusively what others throw away. He meets unconventional top chefs, food activists, scientists and gourmets and calls our everyday consumer lifestyle into question.

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  • Citizen Khodorkovsky
    • CH DE RU 2015
    • politics
    • 87'
    • Eric Bergkraut
  • Mikhail Khodorkovsky is back to challenge Putin’s grip on power. Once Russia’s richest man and head of energy giant Yukos, he spent a decade in jail after challenging the Kremlin. His takedown sent a strong signal to Russia’s powerful tycoons not to meddle in politics. For the first time after his release, he talks about his time behind bars and his vision for a new Russia. He relaunched the Open Russia Movement to strengthen democracy in Russia - a move towards presidency?

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Latest News

TOTO @ TRIBECA

'a well-rounded and immersive portrait of drug-abuse, without feeling exploitative or sentimental‘ Tribeca

screening dates:

FRI,April 17, 9 pm @ Regal Cinemas Battery Park

SUN, April 19, 5 pm @ Regal Cinemas Battery Park

WED, April 22, 3.45 pm @ Bow Tie Cinemas Chelsea

FRI, April 24, 4.30 pm Regal Cinemas Battery Park

AWARDS @ MILLENIUM DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL

Congratulations to Toto and His Sisters and The Chinese Mayor for being awarded 1st and 2nd place at the Millenium Documentary Film Festival !

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.

Festivals & Markets

  • IDFA
  • Nov. 21, 2014 - Nov. 26, 2014
  • The Autlook Team brings fresh fruits and a wonderful new Line-Up to IDFA 2014.
    We look forward to meeting you in Amsterdam!

    Salma, Andrea, Youn, Astrid & Stephanie.

  • MIPCOM
  • Oct. 13, 2014 - Oct. 16, 2014
  • Andrea will be in Cannes from October 13-16,

    located at the Creative Europe Media Stand (P4.B1), mini-stand 502 on the 5th floor.

  • San Sebastian Film Festival
  • Sept. 23, 2014 - Sept. 26, 2014
  • Salma will be present for the premiere of TOTO AND HIS SISTERS!

  • Nordisk Panorama
  • Sept. 21, 2014 - Sept. 23, 2014
  • Andrea will be at Nordisk from 09/21 - 09/23 and is looking forward seeing you there!

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