128 films found
AT 2017 • 107' • Michael Glawogger, Monika Willi
"I want to give a view of the world that can only emerge by not pursuing any particular theme, by refraining from passing judgment, proceeding without aim. Drifting with no direction except one’s own curiosity and intuition.” (Michael Glawogger)
It's Not Yet Dark
IE 2016 • 77' • Frankie Fenton
Narrated by Colin Farrell, this is the incredible story of Simon Fitzmaurice, a young Irish filmmaker who, despite a diagnosis of Motor Neuron Disease, goes on to direct an award-winning feature film solely through the use of his eyes. The documentary is a celebration of Simon’s love of film, of creating art and of telling beautiful human stories no matter the obstacle. His artistic supporter, Colin Farrell, beautifully narrates this life-affirming story which is based on Simon’s book also titled It’s Not Yet Dark.
Amateurs In Space
DK 2016 • 89' • Max Kestner
Over a period of 6 years award winning director Max Kester follows two best friends and top engineers as they follow their dream to build a "DIY" rocket to travel into space. If they succeed, Denmark will be only the fourth nation in history to launch people beyond the Earth's atmosphere. Against their families odd's and technical challenges they build the cheapest rocket for the costs of a small car. They attract a group of space-flight enthusiasts from around the world who support them with great excitement. It's the story of one of the greatest dreams of humankind and how to make it come true, despite such everyday obstacles as losing your screwdriver or fighting about whose turn it is to take out the trash. It's a film about reaching for the stars.
FI, DE, IN 2016 • 75' • Rahul Jain
A visually compelling look behind the doors of a textile factory in India, exploring the meaning of modern day labor, exploitation and the human cost of mass production in our globalized world.
Singing with Angry Bird
KR 2016 • 90', 52' • Hyewon Jee
A popular Korean opera singer started the Banana Children’s Choir in Pune, India. His quick temper earned him a nick-name ‘Angry Bird.’ Frustrated by the lack of support from the parents, the Angry Bird decides to train the parents to sing for a joint concert with their children. Probably the toughest challenge of his life. A journey full of tears and laughters.
THE KEY TO DALÍ
ES 2016 • 52', 78' • David Fernández
"The Key to Dalí” unfolds the exceptional story of spanish scientist Tomeo L`Amo, who bought an unknown painting in 1989, which he strongly believes is an original DALÍ. A 25 years long journey begins, where he investigates, invests enormous amounts and follows experts around the world until he meets the one in Paris that changes his life.
IT 2016 • 97' • Michele Santoro
A disturbing look at the criminal underworld of Naples, consisting of teenage drug runners and gang members known as 'baby killers' in the media. Robinù is the directorial debut of Santoro, a prominent Italian journalist and news anchor who has also served in the European Parliament.
Jean Ziegler, the optimism of willpower
CH 2016 • 90' • Nicolas Wadimoff
"A child who dies from hunger is a murdered child." Jean Ziegler, Vice President of the Advisory Committee of the UN Right Council.
An in-depth documentary on the charismatic and controversial sociologist, professor and best-selling author Jean Ziegler and his endless belief in socialism. With intimate access we witness Ziegler's battle against poverty and for economical independence of developing countries. Ziegler's books have been translated into many languages and distributed worldwide.
Crash & Burn
IE, UK, US 2016 • 81' • Seán Ó Cualáin
For a fleeting moment in the early 80s Tommy Byrne was the world’s greatest driver, the motor racing equivalent of George Best and Muhammad Ali all rolled into one. In a little over four years Byrne went from driving a Mini Cooper in stockcar racing to the big-time in Formula One. Eddie Jordan will tell you: ‘Forget Schuey and Senna. Tommy Byrne was the best of them all.’ His rise was meteoric and his fall spectacular.
Zaineb Hates The Snow
FR, LB, QA, TN, AE 2016 • 52', 94' • Kaouther Ben Hania
Big changes await 10-year-old Zaineb from Tunisia: her mother takes her to Canada, to move in with her new husband and his kids. A playful and emotional look into the widely discussed integration process of a young Muslim family and the true meaning of a "patch work family".