165 films found
Father Mother Donor Child
AT 2017 • 52' • Maria Arlamovsky
At the beginning of the 21st century more and more people who are not able to have children turn to assisted reproductive medicine - and have children using donor sperm, eggs or donated embryos.
'Third party reproduction' has become a relatively common means of reproduction. But what does this mean for these children, donors and parents?
Maria Arlamovsky talks to those who know best: people who are actually living these experiences.
DK 2017 • 90' • Kaspar Astrup Schroder
According to The Wall Street Journal Bjarke Ingels has 'rapidly become one of the design world's biggest stars' and his name recently appeared in TIME'S 100 Most Influential People. An intimate insight into the life of a genius innovative mind and his struggle to maintain his own persona while making the world a better place to live. Big Time follows star architect Bjarke Ingels over a period of 6 years while he is struggling to complete his largest projects yet,the New York skyscraper W57 and World Trade Center 2.
THE GODDESSES OF FOOD
FR, UK 2017 • 90' • Vérane Frédiani
In the male dominate food universe, discover the women changing the game on all levels.
Presenting the best female chefs, including multi Michelin star chefs Dominique Crenn and Barbara Lync,
and introducing rising new stars and those making incredible food in all corners of the world.
A global journey exploring the female strength in gastronomy.
Prominent chefs and journalists investigate on what holds women chefs back in the modern mediated world of cuisine and what needs to be done to change the way women in the food industry are viewed.
Featuring Michelin chefs, sommelier from USA, Italy, France, Italy, UK, Spain.
SCHUMANN'S BAR TALKS
DE 2017 • 98’ • Marieke Schroeder
The film follows world-renowned bartender Charles Schumann on the discovery of the world's best bars in New York, Havana and Tokyo. It’s an exploration in the history of bars culture and the cocktail itself.
Charismatic legend Charles Schumann influenced the world's cocktail culture notably with his best-selling classic: American Bar: The Artistry of Mixing Drinks.
Guardians of the Earth
AT, DE 2017 • 85' • Filip Antoni Malinowski
The Paris Agreement is a milestone in history influencing the next decades. For the first time 195 nations committed to take action against climate change. The film gives insight behind closed doors of the negotiations and reveals the clash of forces, which shape our future: national self-interest against destruction of whole countries, rich versus poor, victims against profiteers. A reflection of the global community told by high-ranking figures and leaks of the process. Can this agreement save our planet?
DK, SE 2017 • 57', 90' • Elvira Lind
After a decade of stardom in Israel, the American dancer, Bobbi Jene takes intensity to a new level: She decides to leave her great mentor/choreographer Ohad Nahardi and the love of her life behind to return to US. Determined to establish herself, she creates her own violently personal and boundary-breaking performances. A woman´s fight for independence and the dilemma of its consequences.
Free Lunch Society
AT, DE 2017 • 52', 94' • Christian Tod
What would you do if your income were taken care of?
Just a few years ago, an unconditional basic income was considered a pipe dream. Today, this utopia is more imaginable than ever before - intense discussions are taking place in all political and scientific camps.
FREE LUNCH SOCIETY provides background information about this idea and searches for explanations, possibilities and experiences regarding its implementation.
Thank You For The Rain
NO, UK 2017 • 87' • Julia Dahr
Over the last four years Kisilu has used his camera to capture the impacts of extreme weather on his family and village in Kenya. He has filmed floods, droughts and storms, and the way they force men to leave their families behind in search for jobs. Travelling to Paris to present his footage to delegates at the UN Climate Talks, Kisilu finds himself on the biggest political journey of his life.
Waiting for the Sun
DK 2017 • 55', 90' • Kaspar Astrup Schrøder
In China more people are on death row than the rest of the world combined. The children of the convicts are often left alone, stigmatized and living in the streets. Some of these abandoned kids however do find a place they can temporarily call home. Grandma Zhang, as the kids call her, is a former prison guard who has founded an orphanage in Nanzhao. Here they learn to live a life without parents and prepare for the outside world, to prove the misconceptions about them wrong. We learn to understand the climate and the political issues of the Chinese system through Grandma Zhang, but the main stories of loss, shame, and hope are told through the children.
TUTTI A CASA - POWER TO THE PEOPLE?
DK, FI, IT, NO 2017 • 58', 93' • Lise Birk Pedersen
Banned from state TV and shunning the Berlusconi media empire, Italian comedian and political activist, Beppe Grillo, turns to the streets and the internet to fight political arrogance and corruption. His popular protest movement, Movimento 5 Stelle, vows to send all politicians home and bring the people to power. They win a stunning 25% of the vote to become the single largest party in Italy, and send 163 ordinary people into Parliament.