130 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.
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.
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.
NL 2018 • 82' • Stella van Voorst van Beest
When a woman is found in her home 10 years after her death, the city of Rotterdam is in shock. They start a neighbourhood campaign to combat loneliness among the elderly. Two volunteers face one of societies big problems with a golden heart and humour by killing loneliness one door at a time.
Jonathan Agassi Saved My Life
IL 2018 • 4x40', 52', 75', 104' • Tomer Heymann
One of the world's most successful gay porn stars Jonathan Agassi built his fame and success on what is considered a global taboo, but in fact pleases millions. A rare and uncompromising look at the world of porn and escorting, as well as on a unique relationship between a mother and son, who courageously redefine familiar family concepts.
Shot over 6 years emerges a poignant drama of a haunting childhood trauma and crucial life choices that are led by the mechanisms of a hidden multi billion industry.
What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael
US 2018 • 95' • Rob Garver
Controversial, pioneering American film critic Pauline Kael battled to make a name for herself, wielded influence on everyone from Orson Welles to Steven Spielberg, and inspired filmmakers like Quentin Tarantino today. New interviews and never-before-seen archival reveal what made the New Yorker critic both loved and despised. Voiced by Sarah Jessica Parker.