Thi and Trung live in the gorgeous, rice-terraced mountains of Vietnam’s far northwest...
Rabbi Benjamin Murmelstein (1905-1989) was head of the Jewish Council of the artificial ghetto of Terezín (Theresienstadt in German). The Nazis made him representative of the community destined for extermination...
This uncommon documentary portrait takes us to the Kazakh part of the Tian Shan mountains where a small glaciological station stands at the base of the Tuiuksu glacier, altitude 3,500 meters. Here, in a land of silence untroubled by historical events, lives a loner scientist who has dedicated her life to monitoring the climatic pulse of the planet.
Woman see lot of things is an experimental documentary about three female ex-child combatants who were participants in the Liberian and Sierra Leonean civil wars of the 1990s.
To the question “What is a woman?” posed by a television station, a few women filmmakers have responded, including Agnès Varda...
A group of Chinese sculptors arrive to build an exotic experience park in the middle of Finnish Lapland. Among them Huang Sheng, a young Chinese student, who brings with him his dreams...
A documentary on the extremes to which workers will go to earn a living.
Opus Three - The final part of Pavel Koutecký's trilogy of Prague Spring is made up of two compositions specially created for the festival.
This film describes a collective awakening from a war nightmare. A few years after the Balkan conflict, the inhabitants of a village return to their destroyed houses and meet each other again. The dreams they have during these days reenact old wounds.
In the suburbs of Córdoba, young cartoneros, collectors of cardboard and recyclable materials whose skills are passed down from father to son, learn the ropes while dreaming of a better life.
The Mrs., an old widow and Aridia, a young maid, live together in a house filled with orchids in the center of Santo Domingo. Aridia cleans, the Mrs. gardens, and when work is slow, they can share some gossip. But sometimes, the atmosphere gets tense: the Mrs. wakes up grumpy, she blames Aridia and when Aridia tries to defend herself, the Mrs. has to remind her “where her place is”; in time, they end up not talking to each other...
Yogyakarta, 2009. In a recruitment center, women undergo training to become maids. Ten of thousands of them leave each month for Asia and Middle East.
Three elderly ladies are sitting at the table with cakes and coffee. But when it comes to questions about the past, a seemingly ordinary family meeting turns to a strategy of telling stories and being silent...
YUMEN combines ghost stories and “ruin porn” to form a celluloid psycho-collage of wandering souls seeking connection with one another and a lost collective history among the frozen remnants of the abandoned oil town of Yumen in China’s northwest Gansu province.
Yvonne Robert – une femme qui vient de l’ombre is an intimate portrait of a woman with a turbulent past at an old age with extraordinary wisdom. It is also the life story of one of the last living artists of which some works belong to Jean Dubuffet’s prestigious collection of Art Brut.
Musical-documentary-tragedy about a member of an elite unit of the Israeli army...
A dog’s funeral becomes part of a chain of absurd events including a tomato ketchup battle, a reconstruction of the battle of Austerlitz and a motorbike show. Its common denominator is the commercial interest of sponsors and big buisness, the ambivalent winners of privatization and participants of numerous coruption affairs...
In 1914 the Škoda factories where frantically manufacturing armaments. Working there are the two Kalina brothers: Pavel, who is a supporter of the monarchy and Jan, who advocates the notion of Pan-Slavism...
The life and work of Fluxus artist George Maciunas as seen in clips filmed between 1952 and 1978.
A journey into the enclosed world of two of cairo's mental hospitals, ZELAL draws us into the day-to-day life of "ordinary" madmen and women.
Two years ago, Zohar Wagner, then 34, decided to tear away the cloak of silence that enveloped her bourgeois family. Her mother had a five year affair with a man ten years her junior, and Zohar, at the age of twelve, was an accomplice to the secret.
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