Current Affairs/Politics

  • ThoseWhoSaidNo_web

    Those Who Said No

    Sweden, Germany | 2014 | 55/89min

    For the first time an International People’s Tribunal convenes in The Hague court of justice to investigate the mass executions of political prisoners in Iran during the 1980s. The survivors testify against a crime that has been kept secret from the world for over 25 years. Read More

     
  • Caravan in a Room_web

    From My Syrian Room

    France / Syria / Germany / Qatar | 2014 | 70min

    How can one become a free and responsible person when he's been educated to remain a little soldier of the Assad's Regime? The Syrian painter and filmmaker Hazem Alhamwi tries to understand with some Syrians why they have lived in distress and anxiety. Together, they express the will of freedom of a whole country. Read More

     
  • TheGasWeapon_web_2

    The Gas Weapon

    Sweden | 2014 | 52min

    The film by Alex Shiriaieff offers a factual background to the complicated relations between Russia and Ukraine and exclusive, emotional footage from the dramatic events during the last winter in Ukraine’s capital. Read More

     
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    Miners Shot Down

    South Africa | 2014 | 52/86min

    MINERS SHOT DOWN by Rehad Desai is a haunting glimpse into the days leading up to the massacre of 34 miners in Marikana in August 2012. Read More

     
  • VELVET TERRORISTS_web

    Velvet Terrorists

    Slovakia / Czech Republic / Croatia | 2013 | 83min

    A documentary by Pavol Pekarčík, Ivan Ostrochovský, Peter Kerekes about three romantic heroes, who had a go at armed resistance against the communistic regime in Czechoslovakia. Read More

     
  • Leninland_web

    Leninland

    Russia | 2013 | 52min

    The most ambitious Museum of Lenin was built in the USSR in 1987. Now this “Temple of the God” is still open, reflecting the situation in society and in the country. Read More

     
  • No Burqas Behind Bars_web

    No Burqas Behind Bars

    Sweden | 2012 | 58/75min

    NO BURQAS BEHIND BARS by Nima Sarvestani takes viewers inside one of the world’s most restricted environments: an Afghan women’s prison. Read More

     
  • Bravehearts_web

    Bravehearts

    Norway, Germany, Sweden | 2012 | 59/118min

    BRAVEHEARTS by Kari Anne Moe is a documentary depicting the generation of young people in Norway, whose lives will forever be shaped by the terror attack of 22 July 2011. Read More

     
  • Grandma's_Tattoos_web

    Grandma's Tattoos

    Sweden | 2011 | 58min

    A riveting film by Suzanne Khardalian about the forgotten women of Armenian genocide. Read More