Author’s Documentaries

  • Catching Haider

    Austria, Germany | 2015 | 91min

    How can it be that, despite the corruption scandals he has been associated with, Austrian right wing populist Joerg Haider is portrayed as a hero after his accidental death? Read More

     
  • Possessed by Djinn

    Germany, Jordan | 2015 | 52/75min

    The belief in demons, or “djinn”, is a little-known aspect of Islamic culture. In a subjective investigation of this controversial topic the film by Dalia Al Kury follows the true story of Aya, a four-year-old Jordanian girl killed by her father who believed her to be possessed. Read More

     
  • The Perfect Circle

    Italy, Slovenia, Netherlands, UK | 2015 | 55/75min

    THE PERFECT CIRCLE by Claudia Tosi intertwines two love stories and the urge to find a meaning to life when death is around the corner. Read More

     
  • The Queen of Silence

    Germany, Poland | 2014 | 56/80min

    A deaf girl from an illegal Roma settling escapes the brutal reality of everyday life into the world of rhythm, dance and imagination. Read More

     
  • Siblings are Forever

    Norway | 2014 | 52/75min

    A warm and poetic documentary about a brother-and-sister couple, Magnar (73) and Oddny (70) who live like many Norwegians did 50 years ago. Far from wealthy but close to the nature surrounding them. The most popular Norwegian documentary in cinema since 2007. Read More

     
     
  • Drawing A Line.

    Germany | 2014 | 96min

    In 1986, five former GDR citizens with roots in the GDR punk and underground scene started to paint a white line all around the wall from the West Berlin side. The event ended in an arrest by GDR border guards. Only years later the group finds out that one of them was a STASI collaborator... Read More

     
     
  • Cain’s Children

    Hungary, France | 2014 | 104min

    Three boys, they all committed murder. After discovering their haunting faces and disturbing stories in a banned prison documentary from 1984, the director Marcell Gerő goes out to find them and discovers untold secrets and a Hungary he has never known. Read More

     
     
  • Don't Breathe

    France | 2014 | 86min

    Meet Levan, a middle-aged man from Georgia, on his comical downward spiral of paranoia and doubt as he fumbles his way through the theatre of the absurd that we call life. A dark comedy by Nino Kirtadze. Read More

     
     
  • No Lullaby

    Germany | 2014 | 58/72min

    Three Generations silenced by a gruesome family secret and a society refusing to see reality behind closed doors. NO LULLABY by Helen Simon tells the story of the life and death fight that a mother and her daughter must lead to break the silence. Read More