Author’s Documentaries

  • 66 Seasons

    Slovakia | 2003 | 58/66/86min

    A documentary film about the Košice swimming pool where history came to bathe. Set between 1936 and 2002, the story reflects historical events that took place in Central and Eastern Europe during that period. Read More

  • A Separation

    Sweden | 2013 | 58/72min

    A SEPARATION by Karin Ekberg is a tragicomic documentary that portrays the very last acts of a long marriage. A film about the tentative search for a beginning of what – finally, and unfortunately – is over. Read More

     
  • American Vagabond

    Finland, Denmark | 2013 | 85min

    AMERICAN VAGABOND by Susanna Helke is a coming of age story of a gay boy growing up in small town America. It’s a story about a family coming to grips with what it fears the most. Read More

     
  • Arranged Happiness

    Germany / India / USA | 2010 | 57/87min

    Set in the politically-charged region of India’s Kashmir Valley, the intimate portrayal of one Muslim Kashmiri family’s search for a groom for their daughter provides a compelling counter-weight to a largely misunderstood perception of Islam in the West. Read More

     
  • At the Datcha

    Poland | 2006 | 26min

    Holiday at the datcha as last big challenge of civilization. With hammer, pliers and slapstick. Read More

     
  • Bad Weather

    Germany / UK | 2011 | 58/82min

    The film by Giovanni Giommi tells the story of a community of female sex workers living on Banishanta Island and their struggle to survive at the frontline of climate change. Read More

     
  • Bakhmaro

    Germany / Georgia | 2011 | 58min

    A journey into a lively but rotting building – a microcosm intruded by the constant anticipation of change. A three-story brick building in a provincial Georgian town. Read More

     
  • Berlin Rebel High School

    Germany | 2016 | 52/92min

    Germany's most unusual high school has no headmaster, no hierarchy and no pressure. This Berlin based school is entirely organized by its students without any outside funding. The adult pupils pay their own teachers and decide what they want to learn. A tribute to curiosity by Alexander Kleider. Read More

     
     
  • Between Two Worlds

    Germany | 1999 | 52min

    Bettina Haasen takes her camera with her and starts a search for a friend in Niger whom she saw for the last time five years ago. A film about a white woman in Africa looking for something that - maybe - never appears in full daylight. Read More