166 films found
ACASA, MY HOME
RO 2020 • 85' • Radu Ciorniciuc
For the last two decades, the Enache family lived in the Bucharest’s Delta, an immense green space in which wildlife has become a rare urban ecosystem. Following the rhythm of the seasons, they live a simple life isolated from society. But their peace is soon to be over: no longer able to escape social services and pressured by the municipality, they are forced to move to the city and learn to conform to the rules of society.
An Impossible Project
AT, DE 2020 • 94' • Jens Meurer
Put down your phones! This is 90 minutes of digital detox. AN IMPOSSIBLE PROJECT is an entertaining and sensuous film about the renaissance of analogue in our digital lives. We follow an eccentric scientist as he embarks on a feisty mission to save the world's last Polaroid factory. An inspiring underdog story of a 21st Century Don Quixote. And a sumptuous invitation to fall in love with real things again. Fully shot on 35mm.
THE PAINTER AND THE THIEF
NO 2020 • 102' • Benjamin Ree
An artist befriends the thief who stole her paintings and makes him her muse. She becomes his closest ally when he is severely hurt in a car crash and needs full time care, even if her paintings are not found. But then the tables turn...
Lessons Of Love
PL 2019 • 74' • Malgorzata Goliszewska, Kasia Mateja
Free-spirited Jola, after escaping from a marital nightmare is letting loose with her friends and finds herself thrust into a new romance at a latino dancing class. The drama evolves when the conservative powers of her generation try to justify her abusive husband. A highly cinematic and joyful journey into a woman’s battle to reinvent herself in her best age of life, when you are 69.
Body Of Truth
DE, CH 2019 • 95', 52' • Evelyn Schels
Artists Marina Abramovic, Sigalit Landau, Shirin Neshat & Katharina Sieverding have been politicized by experiences with war, violence and suppression and integrated them into their work, using the most personal feature available: their own bodies. We accompany them on an emotional journey, reexperiencing the conflicts that have shaped their consciousness. The 4 women originate from different cultures, whose struggles epitomize the grand conflicts of our time.
ZA, SE 2019 • 74' • Sylvia Vollenhoven, Fredrik Gertten
The mines of Johannesburg, or Jozi, have produced a third of all the gold mined in human history. Now the mines are falling apart and the city confronts an environmental nightmare: Tons of radioactive waste polluting the air and turning water into poisonous Acid Mine Drainage. In true Erin Brockovich style, Mariette is on a mission to uncover the truth about Jozi’s mine waste and force the gold industry to take responsibility.
DK 2019 • 110' • Eva Mulvad
Outlawed for their love, a young family flees from Teheran, their lives in danger. Filmed over 7 years, we follow their quest to be together, battling with both Iranian and European law. A political love story about lies, adultery and espionage.
AT 2019 • 79' • Maria Arlamovsky
ROBOLOVE reflects on the strategies of men and women involved with the creation of humanoid, android robots. Robots that will perhaps one day expand the human body and the human life. From an exciting variety of perspectives we understand the immense complexity of this topic. Featuring Japanese robotics guru, Hiroshi Ishiguro, to the transhumanist, Natasha Vita More - and many more.
SY, UK 2019 • 60', 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.
Forget Me Not (2019)
DK, KR 2019 • 56’, 83’ • Sun Hee Engelstoft
In South Korea it’s still considered shameful to have children outside of marriage, despite society seemingly being wealthy and modern. Many girls are sent away to institutions to keep their pregnancy a secret. FORGET ME NOT follows three such women who have to decide whether to keep the baby or give it up for adoption.