12 films found
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.
THE DISAPPEARANCE OF MY MOTHER
IT, US 2019 • 94' • Beniamino Barrese
An iconic fashion model strives to escape the world of images and disappear for good, but her son's determination to make a final film about her sparks an unexpected collaboration and confrontation with the camera's gaze.
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.
WHERE WE BELONG
CH 2018 • 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 travel back and forth between two separate homes. This lm approaches their reality and focuses on how fragile, but also how brave, smart and funny children can be in such circumstances. Six of them invite us into their worlds apart.
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.
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.
Dean Martin: King Of Cool
US 2019 • 90' • Tom Donahue
Martin was undeniably brilliant, dominating the landscape of popular culture for decades. He was a master of improv, a giant of comedic timing, a movie star, consummately elegant and one of the smoothest crooners of the 20th century. It is a bold investigative portrait of the underrated genius and his lasting cultural relevance as the one-of-a-kind King of Cool.
EVERYBODY LOVES MADELINE
SE 2018 • 58', 72' • Jane Magnusson
Madeline Stuart is a fashion celebrity who has walked the runway at the New York Fashion Week, has 700 000+ followers on Facebook and is covered by international media world wide. This documentary follows Madeline on her journey to becoming the world’s only professional model with Down syndrome, challenging our perception of identity, beauty and disability.
Forget Me Not (2019)
DK 2019 • 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.
DK 2019 • Mira Jargil
Having fled from Syria two doctors and their kids get separated. The kids bravely live on their own in Turkey, while their parents make it to Canada and Denmark. Now they’re stuck in a Kafkaesque system that reduces their family life to Skype calls. Will they manage to reunite?