8 films found
Kids On The Silk Road
DK 2017 • 15 x 22' • Jens Pedersen, Simon Lereng Wilmont, Kaspar Astrup Schröder, Camilla Magid
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.
THE NEW GREATNESS
RU 2021 • Anna Shishova-Bogolubova
In today’s Russia the young, the freethinking, the honest are seen as a threat by the autocratic Putin’s regime. It does everything to crush them. This is the story of some of them.
ALICE IN MOTHER'S LAND
RU 2020 • Zhanna Agalakova
A journey across Russia told through the eyes of a mother and a daughter with opposing world views. Trying to reconnect with her daughter Alice, well-known Russian journalist Zhanna shows her western-minded and spirited teenager the Russia she remembers. Alice sees this as just another act of mom’s propaganda. The trip will challenge them both and revolutionize their relationship. A personal and close look at the huge gap between generations that characterizes our modern society.
AT 2021 • 100 • Nikolaus Geyrhalter
In an observation over four seasons Standstill shows Vienna and its surroundings along with encounters with people during and after the Corona crisis. The film tells of the immediate and also the long-term effects, which can only be evaluated and classified in the future.
BE MY VOICE
IR, NO, SE, UK, US 2021 • 58', 90' • Nahid Persson
Journalist and activist Masih Alinejad is the voice of millions of Iranian women rebelling against the forced hijab on social media. Leading one of the largest acts of civil disobedience in today’s Iran, Masih uses her freedom in exile to amplify the protest in her home country. The regime tightens its grip to regain control, and Masih’s courage is tested when violence and oppression threaten her own family members.
Dean Martin: King Of Cool
US 2021 • 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.
ETERNITY AT LAST
AT, DE 2021 • 92' • Stephan Bergmann
Is death inevitable? ETERNITY AT LAST explores the question of whether we have to accept sickness and death as the natural course of our lives. Visionaries tell the stories of how they take evolution into their own hands, using transhumanist technologies. Living forever is the seductive goal of many scientists today, but what are the larger implications? This multi-layered documentary offers a philosophical take on how humanity tries to outsmart the most basic fact of life: death.
WILD WILD LIFE
FR, DE 2021 • 90' • Lena Karbe
An all-female anti-poaching unit operates in Kruger National Park, in a toxic and highly competitive environment of a male-dominated conservation scene and growing violence against women that rage across Africa.