Human Interest/Society

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    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

     
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    Money in Minutes

    Germany | 2014 | 52/90min

    The film tells of a lesser-acknowledged aspect of globalization: international work-related migration as the business foundation of financial service providers worldwide. Read More

     
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    smoKings

    Italy, Switzerland | 2014 | 96min

    Two millionaire brothers declare war on Big Tabacco and against the Italian State. A war without good or evil. Who’s going to win? 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

     
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    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

     
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    Staedtebewohner

    Germany | 2014 | 82min

    In quiet observations, STAEDTEBEWOHNER portrays the life of the residents of the „Comunidad San Fernando“, a prison in Mexico City. Read More

     
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    A Diary of a Journey

    Poland | 2013 | 52min

    Road movie by Piotr Stasik about a photographic journey taken by a master and a trainee, that is, by eighty-two-year-old Tadeusz Rolke and by fifteen-year-old Michał Gonicki. Read More

     
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    Freak Out!

    Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway | 2014 | 58/86min

    The documentary by Carl Javér tells the untold story of a group of middleclass kids who in 1900 revolted against their time and started the original alternative community. Read More

     
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    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