7 films found
Kids On The Silk Road
DK 2017 • 15 x 25' • Jens Pedersen, Simon Lereng Wilmont, Kaspar Astrup Schröder
15 countries along the colorful ancient Silk Road, 15 children (11-14 years old) who give an insight into their lives and challenges. A documentary series for the whole family told from the children’s perspective, delving into rich cultural portraits and addressing universal issues of growing up.
A FAMILY ON THE RUN
DK 2019 • Eva Mulvad
Outlawed for their love, a young family flees from Teheran, their lives in danger. Filmed over five years, we follow their quest to be together, battling with both Iranian and European law. A political love story about lies, adultery and espionage.
Between Two Worlds
DK 2018 • TV, 75’+, 180’ • Janus Metz
An epic drama on cross-cultural marriages between Thai women and Danish fishermen, directed by Janus Metz (Armadillo, True Detective, Borg Vs Mc Enroe). Over a decade the director follows four couples as they struggle to find a way out of poverty and loneliness and see their children grow up to heap the seeds or pay the price of their mothers choices. A different kind of love story...
Body Of Truth
DE, IL 2019 • 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.
EVERYBODY LOVES MADELINE
SE 2018 • 58', 72' • Jane Magnusson
In 2014, the first pictures taken by a professional photographer of Madeline Stuart, a red-haired, strong headed girl with Downs syndrome, was posted on Instagram. Two years later, Madeline Stuart is a fashion celebrity who has walked the run way at the New York Fashion Week, has 700 000+ followers on Facebook and is covered in international media world wide.
This documentary follows Madeline Stuart on her journey to becoming the world’s only professional model with Down syndrome, challenging our perception of identity, beauty and disability.
The Mercedes Principle
DK 2018 • 75' • Alina Rudnitskaya
Female empowerment has a different ring to it in patriarchal Russia. Women can run businesses, go into politics or serve in the army, but still fear social and financial insecurities. In a country where independence comes with a huge prize tag, 3 young women undergo a ‘school of seduction‘ to reach the ultimate goal: finding a rich, handsome husband and keeping him satisfied.
WHAT WALAA WANTS
DK 2018 • 85' • Christy Garland
Raised in a refugee camp while her mother was in prison, Walaa is determined to survive bootcamp to become one of the few women on the Palestinian Security Forces - a big challenge for a girl who breaks all the rules.