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    Off the Tracks

    Germany | 2016 | 85min

    Workers from the nearby slaughterhouse, the unemployed, the local taxi driver, retirees, a single mom.... meet the locals, their shared reflections on their lives, their frustrations and hopes at Boizenburg's pub kiosk, portrayed by Dieter Schumann. Read More

     
     
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    The Giant is Falling

    South Africa | 2016 | 58/77min

    THE GIANT IS FALLING by Rehad Desai asks why South Africa, a middle-income country, rich in mineral wealth has failed to address inequality in twenty-two years of democracy and why the gap between rich and poor is growing. Read More

     
     
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    Pavlensky – Man and Might

    Germany | 2016 | 58/99min

    In the course of his performances, the Russian political artist Pyotr Pavlensky has sewn up his mouth, nailed his scrotum to Red Square, and severed an earlobe. This is how a courageous freethinker is challenging the power of the Russian state. Read More

     
     
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    Prison Sisters

    Sweden | 2016 | 58/90min

    Two young women after being released from prison in Afghanistan: risking her life Sara escapes to Sweden to find a brighter future, while Najibeh is forced to stay in the Taliban nest. Read More

     
     
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    Rodnye (Close Relations)

    Latvia, Germany, Estonia, Ukraine | 2016 | 60/90/112min

    Vitaly Mansky crisscrosses Ukraine to explore Ukrainian society after the Maidan Revolution as mirrored within his own large Ukrainian family. Not only they live scattered all across the country, but also represent opposite sides of the recent Russian-Ukrainian conflict. Read More

     
     
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    John Berger or The Art of Looking

    Germany | 2016 | 55min

    An intimate portrait of the writer and art-critic who’s groundbreaking insights on seeing have shaped us for already five decades. Read More

     
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    Cabbage, Potatoes and other Demons

    Romania, Germany | 2016 | 60min

    1 village, 1.000 tractors, 100.000 tons of cabbages & potatoes each year - which are hardly sold and eventually destroyed. Is there any way out? Read More

     
     
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    Those from the Shore

    France, Armenia, Lebanon, Qatar | 2016 | 84min

    Marseille, 2014. Dozens of Armenian asylum seekers trying to survive while waiting for their application to be considered. All fled Armenia because, for one reason or another, they would incur a risk of imprisonment or death. Read More

     
     
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    Mother’s Joy

    Germany | 2016 | 40min

    A short film by Chris Wright and Stefan Kolbe about the possibility of love in a world where love is seldom seen. Read More

     
     
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    Shot in the Dark

    Germany | 2016 | 52/79min

    The film by Frank Amann is an intimate portrait of three successful artists who have one thing in common: visual impairment as a starting point for their visual explorations. Read More

     
     
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    Imprisoned Lullaby

    Italy, France | 2016 | 60/82min

    2 years old Lolita lives with her young mother Jasmina in an Italian prison, until their separation at Lolita's 3rd birthday. A stunningly intimate film about motherhood, responsibility, choice behind bars. Read More

     
     
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    Keep Frozen

    Iceland | 2016 | 68min

    20.000 boxes of frozen fish to unload, and only 48 hours to do the job in a -35C° environment. Hulda Rós Gudnadóttir's film KEEP FROZEN allows you a sneak peak into a real "man´s world”. Read More