Nature/Environment

  • Facing Animals

    The Netherlands | 2012 | 30min

    A film by Jan van Ijken about the complex and often bizarre relationship between man and animal. Read More

  • Vivan las Antipodas!

    Germany / Netherlands / Argentina / Chile | 2011 | 104min

    Haven’t we all wondered at some point what was happening just at this moment beneath our very feet at the other side of the planet? Read More

     
  • Drought

    Mexico | 2011 | 84min

    The desert cowboys of "Cuates de Australia" in Northeast Mexico face death every year, avoiding the drought that threatens the ranch. Read More

     
  • Canned Dreams

    Finland | 2012 | 52/78 (81)min

    A film by Katja Gauriloff about workers and their dreams on the journey of a canned food product. Read More

     
  • Life Above the Clouds

    Germany / Italy / Greece | 2011 | 5x52min

    In LIFE ABOVE THE CLOUDS five locations on the European continent (the Carpathian Mountains, the Pyrenees, South Tyrol, Crete, Norway) are presented where humans have managed to establish themselves "above the clouds". Read More

     
  • Close to Heaven

    Germany / Romania | 2010 | 93min

    A Transylvanian family of shepherds amidst the mesmerizing, uncultivated and desolate countryside of the Carpathians. The last refuge in Europe for a forgotten profession in an unhurried world. Read More

     
  • Robinsons of Mantsinsaari

    Germany / Finland / Poland | 2008 | 57min

    The film tells the story of two elderly men who are the last and sole residents of a now-Russian-controlled island on Lake Ladoga – and who don’t speak to each other. Read More

     
  • Recipes for Disaster

    Finland | 2008 | 63/85min

    What happens when a determined young family gives up all oil-based products for a year? Read More

  • Gugara

    Poland | 2008 | 58/69min

    This is the story of the decline of a small Siberian community. This perceptive documentary describes the paradoxical world of former nomads and reindeer herdsman that were forced to abandon their ancient way of life. Read More