158 films found
SY, UK 2019 • 80', 95' • Waad al-Kateab & Edward Watts
One of the first movies from a young female director from Syria, Emmy awarded, Waad al-Kateab, who filmed her life in rebel-held Aleppo through 5 years of the Syrian uprising.
CA, US 2019 • 85' • Erin Derham
Told through the eyes and hands of acclaimed artists across the world, the film explores the diverse subculture of taxidermy where sculptors must also be scientists, seeing life where others only see death.
MX, US 2019 • 81' • Luke Lorentzen
In a city where the government operates only 45 emergency ambulances for a population of over nine million, the family acts as a crucial—but unregistered—underground lifeline. But the job is riddled with police bribes and cutthroat competition. And even though the Ochoa family has a reputation for being trustworthy, they must reckon with the sudden escalation in bribes that could force them to wade into the ethically questionable practice of making money off of patients in dire straits.
A DOG CALLED MONEY
IE, UK 2019 • 92' • Seamus Murphy
Seamus Murphy has made a film that investigates the creative process behind his project with PJ Harvey. While tracing the sources of songs and detailing the journey of their birth, he brings to life the people and places at their very heart.
AT 2019 • 115' • Nikolaus Geyrhalter
Several billion tons of earth are moved annually by humans - with shovels, excavators or dynamite. Nikolaus Geyrhalter observes people in mines, quarries, large construction sites in a constant struggle to transform the planet.
SE 2019 • 52', 85' • Viktor Nordenskiöld
Incredible coverage of 4 years in the office of the Swedish foreign minister, Margot Wallström, known for her fearless feminist agenda and sharp, empathic mind. We witness her arduous negotiations with Saudi Arabia, Israel and North Korea, as well as a highly competitive campaign for a seat in the UNSC, followed by a crash course in keeping it cool in the face of death threats and intimidation.
WHERE WE BELONG
CH 2019 • 52', 78' • Jacqueline Zünd
Parents split up, a family falls apart. Two separate worlds emerge from what once was considered a unity. In constant transition, children now live between two homes. WHERE WE BELONG approaches their reality and focuses on how fragile children are, but also how brave, smart and funny they respond to their situation.
THE DISAPPEARANCE OF MY MOTHER
IT, US 2019 • 93' • Beniamino Barrese
Benedetta wants to disappear. An iconic fashion model in the 1960s, she became a muse to Warhol, Dali, Penn and Avedon. As a radical feminist in the 1970s, she fought for the rights and emancipation of women.
A fight against the manipulating world of images and against her sons camera who have filmed her since he was a child, despite her resistance.
US 2019 • 58', 99' • Liza Mandelup
Austyn Tester - handsome and 16 - feels oppressed by the confines of life in his small hometown in Tennessee. But in the online-streaming world, Austyn is adored by thousands of young girls, all eager for his ‘likes’, his attention, or just to hear him say their name.
US 2018 • 54', 85' • Leslie Thomas
Rape and pillage are concepts as old as war itself. But do we have to just tolerate sexual violence as a by-product of war? The legal framework for prosecution is changing. Globally, lawyers, governments, and civil society members are developing the important historical precedence for this effort. The film will focus on three prosecutors in Colombia, Bosnia and Congo fighting for the justice in the names of their clients.