106 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.
RAGHU RAI - an unframed portrait
FI, IN, NO 2017 • 55' • Avani Rai
An unframed portrait of Magnum photographer Raghu Rai and his 50 year long journey capturing the stories of India. Raghu Rai’s stories told through the eyes of his own rebel daughter. Together they embark on a journey to Kashmir, the most militarized land on earth.
Father Mother Donor Child
AT 2017 • 52' • Maria Arlamovsky
At the beginning of the 21st century more and more people who are unable to have children turn to assisted reproductive medicine. The film gives a voice to the people affected by third party reproduction, including donor-conceived adults, sperm and egg donors, sperm donor clinic directors, and parents.
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.
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?
DK, SE 2017 • 57', 94' • Elvira Lind
After a decade of stardom in Israel, the American dancer, Bobbi Jene takes intensity to a new level: She decides to leave her great mentor/choreographer Ohad Nahardi and the love of her life behind to return to US. Determined to establish herself, she creates her own violently personal and boundary-breaking performances. A woman´s fight for independence and the dilemma of its consequences.
Free Lunch Society
AT, DE 2017 • 52', 94' • Christian Tod
What would you do if your income were taken care of?
Just a few years ago, an unconditional basic income was considered a pipe dream. Today, this utopia is more imaginable than ever before - intense discussions are taking place in all political and scientific camps.
FREE LUNCH SOCIETY provides background information about this idea and searches for explanations, possibilities and experiences regarding its implementation.
Thank You For The Rain
NO, UK 2017 • 59', 87' • Julia Dahr
Over the last four years Kisilu has used his camera to capture the impacts of extreme weather on his family and village in Kenya. He has filmed floods, droughts and storms, and the way they force men to leave their families behind in search for jobs. Travelling to Paris to present his footage to delegates at the UN Climate Talks, Kisilu finds himself on the biggest political journey of his life.
Waiting for the Sun
DK 2017 • 55', 90' • Kaspar Astrup Schrøder
In China more people are on death row than in the rest of the world combined. In a culture of shame, the children of the convicts are often left alone. Over a period of two years we follow these children in Sun Village orphanage, as they learn to live a life without parents and prepare for the outside world.
TUTTI A CASA - POWER TO THE PEOPLE?
DK, FI, IT, NO 2017 • 58', 93' • Lise Birk Pedersen
Banned from state TV and shunning the Berlusconi media empire, Italian comedian and political activist, Beppe Grillo, turns to the streets and the internet to fight political arrogance and corruption. His popular protest movement, Movimento 5 Stelle, vows to send all politicians home and bring the people to power. They win a stunning 25% of the vote to become the single largest party in Italy, and send 163 ordinary people into Parliament.