Human Interest/Society

  • 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

     
  • 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

     
     
  • Prison Sisters

    Sweden | 2016 | 58/90min

    Two young women after being released from prison in Afghanistan: risking her life Sara escapes to Sweden to find a brighter future, while Najibeh is forced to stay in the Taliban nest. Read More

     
     
  • Rodnye (Close Relations)

    Latvia, Germany, Estonia, Ukraine | 2016 | 60/90/112min

    Vitaly Mansky crisscrosses Ukraine to explore Ukrainian society after the Maidan Revolution as mirrored within his own large Ukrainian family. Not only they live scattered all across the country, but also represent opposite sides of the recent Russian-Ukrainian conflict. Read More

     
  • Those from the Shore

    France, Armenia, Lebanon, Qatar | 2016 | 84min

    Marseille, 2014. Dozens of Armenian asylum seekers trying to survive while waiting for their application to be considered. All fled Armenia because, for one reason or another, they would incur a risk of imprisonment or death. Read More