187 films found
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
DE, IL 2018 • 106' • 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.
THE BORDER FENCE
AT 2018 • 112' • Nikolaus Geyrhalter
A political satire about populism and its absurd consequences. In spring 2016, Austrian politicians fear an onslaught of war refugees via Italy and announce a new border fence. The residents fear the fence just as much as the supposedly threatening alienation of their homeland. At the end of the film, the fence is still curled up in the container, as the feared refugee rush never materialized.
DK, NL, SE 2018 • 4x58', 90' • Janus Metz, Sine Plambech
An epic drama on cross-cultural marriages between Thai women and Danish fishermen, co-directed by Janus Metz (Armadillo, True Detective, Borg Vs Mc Enroe). Over a decade the directors follow 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.
Walking On Water
IT, US 2018 • 100' • Andrey M Paounov
Walking on Water follows internationally renowned artist Christo on his quest to realize "The Floating Piers", originally conceived in 1970 by Christo and his late wife and collaborator, Jeanne-Claude. In 2016, seven years after Jeanne-Claude's death, this stunning, site-specific masterpiece was finally cleared to be mounted on Italy's Lake Iseo, which lies at the foot of the Alps. But securing a location proved to be only the first step in a tumultuous process of creative problem solving and prickly negotiations.
AU 2018 • 100' • Ben Lawrence
A 40 year old security guard & part-time ghost hunter cannot remember his childhood and has spent two decades searching for his absent father. When his life-long search for answers converges with a police manhunt, a horrific family secret is exposed - forcing him to confront a brutal past in order to reclaim his future.
THE ART OF MUSEUMS
AT, DE 2018 • 8 x 52’ • Julie Kirchhoff, Sylvie Kürsten, Ralf Pleger, Kurt Mayer
Blurring the boundaries between entertainment and high culture, this series takes the viewer into a fine selection of world’s most renowned museums. Artists from all genres, such as Vivienne Westwood or writer Karl Ove Knausgard, present their iconic masterpieces with a very personal touch, contextualized by art historian and popular professor of culture Matt Lodder from the UK.
Episodes: Museo del Prado (Joyce DiDonato), Kunsthistorisches Museum (Vivienne Westwood), Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (Julie Mehretu), Musée d‘Orsay (Sasha Waltz), Uffizi Gallery (Wolfgang Joop), Rijksmuseum (Erwin Olaf), Alte Nationalgalerie (Katharina Grosse), Munch Museum (Karl Ove Knausgård).
FR, ES 2018 • 52', 85' • Cosima Dannoritzer
Online flight booking, self-check-in, online-banking - self-service is saving companies millions of working hours. Neoliberal society has progressively accelerated the pace of life and the intensity of work required of each individual. Time is money - but who owns it? Traveling to Europe, Asia and the US, Time Thieves investigates the thriving time economy and finds out how we can fight back for control of this precious but limited resource.
WHAT WALAA WANTS
CA, DK 2018 • 57', 86' • Christy Garland
Raised in a refugee camp in the West Bank while her mother was in prison, Walaa dreams of being a policewoman, wearing a uniform, avoiding marriage, and earning a salary. Despite warnings that ‘no women should be in the army’ and that she’ll bring shame on the family, she applies - and gets in. But her own rebellious behavior and a complicated relationship with her mother are a challenge, as are the circumstances under which she lives.
DE, LU, MX 2018 • 52' , 75' • José Pablo Estrada Torrescano
Mamacita is an extravagant Mexican beauty queen living in her own kingdom in company of her loyal servants: gardener, chauffeur, chef, housekeeper and nurses. The 95-year-old lady has turned her house into a castle, hiding the open wounds of a prominent Mexican upper class family behind its stone walls. When José Pablo went abroad to study film, Mamacita made him promise to return to Mexico one day to make a film about her life. He conquers his granny’s empire like a Trojan horse, discovering the haunted spirits of his own past and the lack of love that his entire clan has suffered from for generations.