129 films found
Over The Limit
FI, DE, PL 2017 • 54', 74' • Marta Prus
Over the Limit shows how the successful Russian system for training athletes transgresses boundaries. Elite rhythmic gymnast Rita Mamun has reached a crucial moment in her career. She’s soon to retire, but has one final goal set out for her: winning Olympic gold. A nail-biting behind-the-scenes drama about the intense physical and mental labor put into a sport that thrives on its beautiful aesthetics.
UK 2017 • 82' • Finlay Pretsell
Using pioneering filming techniques, bespoke vehicles and on-bike cameras, TIME TRIAL offers a radical new insight into the world of professional cycling through the eyes of David Millar, the only British rider to have won all of the Tour de France jerseys. We experience the euphoria of the race, but also the tedium in what is Millar’s last encounter with the Tour de France. TIME TRIAL shows just how far a man will go in his will to win.
OF FATHERS AND SONS
DE, LB, QA, SY 2017 • 99' • Talal Derki
Talal Derki returns to his homeland where he gains the trust of a radical Islamist family, sharing their daily life for over two years. His camera focuses on Osama and his younger brother Ayman, providing an extremely rare insight into what it means to grow up in an Islamic Caliphate.
OF SHEEP AND MEN
FR, CH 2017 • 78' • Karim Sayad
Sixteen-year-old Habib dreams of training his prized sheep to become a fighting champion and middle-aged Samir just wants to sell enough sheep before Eid to make ends meet, in this emotive profile of two men in a troubled Algerian community.
ELVIS AND THE GIRL FROM VIENNA
AT 2017 • 65’, 56’ • Kurt Langbein
In August, 1956, Elvis Presley started shooting his first feature film, Love Me Tender. At his side was his manager, Colonel Tom Parker and his just-hired secretary, Trude Forsher from Vienna. Her son takes us through exclusive archive material, never before seen interviews with his mother and her story of the break through years of The King.
UK 2017 • 72' • Vanessa Redgrave
Drawing on her own experience as a wartime evacuee, Hollywood actress and campaigner Vanessa Redgrave tells the story of refugees fleeing European war zones throughout the last century and drawing parallels between government attitudes towards refugees in the 1930s and now. Starring Emma Thompson and Ralph Fiennes and their constant fights for human rights.
DK 2017 • 58', 90' • Kaspar Astrup Schroder
According to The Wall Street Journal Bjarke Ingels has 'rapidly become one of the design world's biggest stars' and his name recently appeared in TIME'S 100 Most Influential People. An intimate insight into the life of a genius innovative mind and his struggle to maintain his own persona while making the world a better place to live. Big Time follows star architect Bjarke Ingels over a period of 6 years while he is struggling to complete his largest projects yet,the New York skyscraper W57 and 2 World Trade Center.
THE GODDESSES OF FOOD
FR, UK 2017 • 90' • Vérane Frédiani
In the male dominated food universe, discover the women changing the game on all levels.
Presenting the best female chefs, including multi Michelin star chefs Dominique Crenn and Barbara Lync,
and introducing rising new stars and those making incredible food in all corners of the world.
A global journey exploring the female strength in gastronomy.
Prominent chefs and journalists investigate on what holds women chefs back in the modern mediated world of cuisine and what needs to be done to change the way women in the food industry are viewed.
Featuring Michelin chefs, sommelier from USA, France, Italy, UK, Spain.
BAR TALKS BY SCHUMANN
DE 2017 • 98’ • Marieke Schroeder
The film follows world-renowned bartender Charles Schumann on the discovery of the world's best bars in New York, Havana and Tokyo. It’s an exploration in the history of bars culture and the cocktail itself.
Charismatic legend Charles Schumann influenced the world's cocktail culture notably with his best-selling classic: American Bar: The Artistry of Mixing Drinks.
Guardians of the Earth
AT, DE 2017 • 57', 85' • Filip Antoni Malinowski
The Paris Agreement is a milestone in history influencing the next decades. For the first time 195 nations committed to take action against climate change. The film gives insights behind closed doors of the negotiations and reveals the clash of forces, which shape our future. A reflection of the global community told by high-ranking figures. Can this agreement save our planet?