History

  • The Red Soul

    The Netherlands | 2017 | 58/90min

    Why is it that still so many Russians defend Stalin as a great leader and a hero? The film by Jessica Gorter lays bare the Russian psyche of today and shows a world full of contradictions. Read More

     
     
  • The Ugliest Car

    Poland | 2017 | 47min

    Join Bogdan, his mother Kazimiera and Wartburg, the "ugliest car", on a road trip from the concentration camp of Majdanek in Poland to a former Nazi labor factory in Germany. A portrayal of a unique relationship between mother and son by Grzegorz Szczepaniak. Read More

     
     
  • The Other Jerusalem

    Sweden, Finland, Norway | 2017 | 58min

    PeÅ Holmquist and Suzanne Khardalian portray the daily struggle of those moving into and those fighting to stay in East Jerusalem, 50 years after the Israeli occupation. Read More

     
     
  • 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

     
  • 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

     
     
  • Once My Mother

    Australia | 2013 | 57/75min

    Sophia Turkiewicz investigates the reasons why her Polish mother abandoned her in an orphanage and uncovers the truth behind her mother’s wartime escape from a Siberian gulag, leaving Sophia to confront her own capacity for forgiveness. Read More

     
  • 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

     
  • Rabbit à la Berlin

    Poland / Germany | 2009 | 39/50min

    When Death Zone was the safest home - the untold story of wild rabbits which lived between the Berlin Walls for 28 years and which had to learn to live in the free world again after the Wall came down. Read More

     
  • 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