Human Interest/Society

  • Steam on the River

    Czech Republic, Slovakia | 2015 | 83min

    A film by Filip Remunda and Robert Kirchhoff about the transience of fame which is fleeting, just like the steam that silently appears and disappears over a flowing river. Read More

     
     
  • 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

     
  • Pepe Mujica – Lessons from the Flowerbed

    Germany | 2014 | 52/90-94min

    A portrait of the eventful life of Pepe Mujica – a former guerrilla fighter and flower grower, and the current president of Uruguay. 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

     
  • 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

     
     
  • 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