Human Interest/Society

  • Berlin Rebel High School

    Germany | 2016 | 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

     
     
  • 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

     
     
  • Little Yellow Boots

    Finland, Germany | 2017 | 95min

    Filmmaker John Webster sets out on a road-trip with his imaginary great granddaughter in an attempt to understand the moral and behavioural choices that make tackling climate change so difficult. Read More

     
     
  • Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas

    Sweden, Germany, Finland | 2017 | 90min

    A documentary thriller by Joakim Demmer about the murky concept of 'land grabbing' in Ethiopia - a modern form of colonisation where foreign investors buy or lease large farmland areas in developing countries without benefiting the local population. Read More

     
     
  • Gogita’s New Life

    Georgia, Croatia, Russia, Ukraine | 2016 | 71min

    A tragicomic tale of a simple man and woman looking for love in a world that’s placing high demands on them, a tender and humorous glimpse into the life of a Georgian man. Read More

     
  • 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

     
  • 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

     
     
  • 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

     
  • 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