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OF SHEEP AND MEN

FR, CH 2017 • 78' • Karim Sayad
Sixteen-year-old Habib dreams of training his prized sheep to become a fighting champion and middle-aged Samir just wants to sell enough sheep before Eid to make ends meet, in this emotive profile of two men in a troubled Algerian community.

RAGHU RAI

FI, IN, NO 2017 • 55' • Avani Rai
An unframed portrait of Magnum photographer Raghu Rai and his 50 year long journey capturing the stories of India. Raghu Rai’s stories told through the eyes of his own rebel daughter. Together they embark on a journey to Kashmir, the most militarized land on earth.

WASTECOOKING Season 2

AT 2017 • 5x26' • Peter Sihorsch, Jakob Kubizek
The second season David Gross is traveling from Denmark across Europe to Romania, his dumpster-kitchen always in tow to turn ‚garbage‘ into a culinary experience. David whips up creative meals aimed at fighting food waste, our consumption-driven society, and questions which recipes for cooking and living make sense in times of crisis.

THE MIGRUMPIES

AT 2017 • 98' • Arman T. Riahi
Benny and Marko, two Viennese guys with so-called „immigrant background“, are completely integrated into society. So much so that they are hardly perceived as foreigners - if not for Benny‘s black hair. Confronted with ambitious TV director Weizenhuber, who is looking for protagonists for her TV documentary series about the ethnically mixed suburb Rudolfsgrund, they pretend to be petty criminals and hard-nosed migrants with a penchant for cunning and craftiness. To keep the lie from unraveling, they create a second identity for themselves made up of clichés and prejudices. And while these clichés fulfill expectations and make the show a success, they are simultaneously confronted with true stories of immigration – including their own... a politically incorrect comedy about modern clichés, false identities and „real“ foreigners – whatever that means!

Father Mother Donor Child

AT 2017 • 52' • Maria Arlamovsky
At the beginning of the 21st century more and more people who are unable to have children turn to assisted reproductive medicine. The film gives a voice to the people affected by third party reproduction, including donor-conceived adults, sperm and egg donors, sperm donor clinic directors, and parents.

ELVIS AND THE GIRL FROM VIENNA

AT 2017 • 65’, 56’ • Kurt Langbein
In August, 1956, Elvis Presley started shooting his first feature film, Love Me Tender. At his side was his manager, Colonel Tom Parker and his just-hired secretary, Trude Forsher from Vienna. Her son takes us through exclusive archive material, never before seen interviews with his mother and her story of the break through years of The King.

SEA SORROW

UK 2017 • 72' • Vanessa Redgrave
Drawing on her own experience as a wartime evacuee, British actress and campaigner Vanessa Redgrave tells the story of refugees fleeing European war zones throughout the last century and drawing parallels between government attitudes towards refugees in the 1930s and now. Starring Emma Thompson and Ralph Fiennes and their constant fights for human rights.

BIG TIME

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.

BAR TALKS BY SCHUMANN

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.
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