In 60 Elephants, Michael Klein and Sasha Pirker portray the thoughts and work of Yona Friedman, a ninety-five-year-old French architect and humanist who was awarded the Friedrich Kiesler prize in 2018.
We follow the filmmaker's struggle to reconstruct a period of her life when she lost her memory.
Three former prisoners speak of their time in Perm-36 gulag, now a museum. An event Pilorama reflects Russian society haunted by post-Soviet phantom pains. Red-brown activists denounce the existence of Perm-36, attracting support. Dark clouds gather...
A documentary about the work of lumberjacks in hard-to-access locations.
A documentary about the kitchen and chefs in the new Hotel International in Brno.
A documentary about the problems encountered during the construction and completion of the Duslo Šaľa chemical plant.
The visually impaired assistant at the Medical Faculty in Košice, Ján Grega, talks about his life.
A contemplation on the role of human hands in the life of man and society.
A film ode to wooden folk constructions, in which man tamed water to be in his service.
A short, evocative documentary on the education of blind and partially sighted children.
Lyrical story about the emotions arising among two young people who pretend cynicism and rejection towards society in an attempt to hide their insecurities, lack of experience and fear of adult life. It is the very first Slovak film in the history of Slovak cinema to take on the theme of the natural differences of values and social life in urban and rural settings. The film is considered the beginning of the New Wave in Slovak and Czech cinema of the 1960s.
A shivery meditation on the poisonous social media speculation that flourished in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing.
She is the other gaze is a collaboration with female visual artists of an older generation who were part of the Viennese art scene in the 1970s and were engaged in the women’s movement.
Filmmaker Angela Christlieb embarks on a search for the vanished art terrorist group Gelitin. The artist and gallerist Salvatore Viviano is at her side. Interviews with internationally renowned names of the international art scene and archive material lead to a journey into a world full of wonders, scandals and body parts.
In her film, Libuše Rudinská opens the sensitive topic of sterilizations of Roma women, applied in Czechoslovakia under various pretences (forced consent) from the beginning of the 1970s.
Lucie Sunková’s short film The Tree is a metaphorical story about the parallels in lives of people and trees, a lyrical poem about birth and death, about the flow of our time and the nature surrounding us...
An old man is troubled by the story, which he heard when he was a boy. At the end of WWII, an Italian officer was captured by the partisans, and later shot and buried close to the old man’s house. There is no real proof that the story is true. However, he is afraid of digging to see if any bones lie underneath.
With only a library book as his guide, 14-year-old William Kamkwamba builds a windmill in his Malawian village that changes his life forever
Imagine a world where a little boy can grow up to be the woman of his dreams, and a young girl can rise to become a leader among men. Welcome to Kumu Hina's Hawai'i.
Neil Platt ponders the last months of his life. Within a year, he goes from being a healthy young father to becoming completely paralyzed 1from the neck down. As his body gets weaker, his perspective on life changes.
Can we contain some of the deadliest, most long-lasting substances ever produced?
The film that explores the messy truths embedded in all fights for environmental and social justice.
Fifty conversations exploring the many different shades of being “gay” in America.
For decades, Jola did what was expected of her. As a mother of six and the wife of an abusive husband, she would put on her make-up and colourful clothes to pretend everything was fine. One day something breaks inside her and she finds the strength to escape a toxic relationship and start living life to the fullest...
At the foot of the Andes Mountains in Chile lies an idyllic German colony called Villa Baviera. However, the beauty of the place – formerly known as Colonia Dignidad – hides a grim past. Systematic child-abuse, medical experiments, torture chambers and mass graves are part of its history...
Haifa is about to witness probably the most peculiar beauty competition. Women who are the Holocaust survivors and live in Israel are preparing for a show...
Last year's Doc Alliance Award winning film!
Picturesque Portuguese countryside is rich in legends about supernatural creatures, souls and witches who guide the locals through their everyday lives, helping them resist the hectic pace of modernity...
Alex, Christofer and Erik are Slovak Roma who were adopted into Sweden in the 1990s. The film follows their journey back to Slovakia to visit their biological parents and to find answers to their questions: Who are we?
The injustice of solitary confinement and the transformative power of art are explored in Herman’s House, a feature documentary that follows the unlikely friendship between a New York artist and one of America’s most famous inmates as they collaborate on an acclaimed art project...
Will a car stop or not? Trying their luck on a daily basis, the area around the red railing in Výstaviště becomes alive every morning with people hoping to get work...
Cibulky Open is a report about oneway tennis tournament organised by NGO ATTour for hobby players on the entry level of tennis skills...
The film Cleanliness is not meaningless deals with anxiety disorder, depicts confrontation and seeks beauty in the fear.
This short documentary by Alanis Obomsawin tells the story of Kahentiiosta, a young Kahnawake Mohawk woman arrested after the Oka Crisis' 78-day armed standoff in 1990. She was detained 4 days longer than the other women. Her crime? The prosecutor representing the Quebec government did not accept her Indigenous name.
In this feature-length documentary, Alanis Obomsawin tells the story of Shannen’s Dream, a national campaign to provide equitable access to education in safe and suitable schools for First Nations children.
The rights of First Nations children take centre stage in this monumental documentary. Following a historic court case filed by the Assembly of First Nations and the Child and Family Caring Society of Canada against the federal government, Alanis Obomsawin exposes generations of injustices endured by First Nations children living on reserves and their families.
Richard Cardinal died by his own hand at the age of 17, having spent most of his life in a string of foster homes and shelters across Alberta.
The people of the Attawapiskat First Nation, a Cree community in northern Ontario, were thrust into the national spotlight in 2012 when the impoverished living conditions on their reserve became an issue of national debate. With The People of the Kattawapiskak River, Abenaki director Alanis Obomsawin quietly attends as community members tell their own story...
Two neighbors on a housing estate, surrounded by construction noise, the hum of television sets, and suppressed emotions.
Vintage footage of alien landscapes and mystical mental states, shot by the first Serbian man to climb Mount Everest. Meditation on a journey to eternal glory, and back to the banality of everyday life; a journey that changed him in ways he never intended.
Stories of everyday Americans fighting to keep their blood, water and air safe from pollution.
Augustina Comedi weaves together a complex and moving portrait of her late father Jaime, constructed from more than 100 hours of videotape he recorded as a hobby prior to his untimely death.
Obtaining a degree in Polish studies is a prestigious affair in Japan. Every year, only 15 students are recruited to learn not only the language but also the different Polish culture and mentality.
1,200 kilometres of snowy landscape to be covered in 12 days. These are the conditions for the Finnmarksløpet sled dog race and Czech husky breeder Jana Henychová is set to participate again.
A Sonic Pulse illuminates different ways in which deaf people connect to and experience electronic music from a visceral, communal and scientific perspective.
They fought for their rights in a non-existent country. Fightresses, patriots, activists, soldiers, suffragettes - they are the protagonists of the dramadoc Women Power.
A documentary comedy on an unusual meeting of three neo-hippies from Berlin with Polish farmers from the Eastern Poland.
Meditation on the passing of time, the praxis of photography and film, digital versus analog, and the fractured love of a father for his son.
Where will we end up when our powers will start to fade? Two elderly women searching to answer that with their handy cams.
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