Portraits

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    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

     
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    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

     
     
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    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

     
     
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    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

     
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    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

     
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    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

     
     
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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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    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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    Priests

    Germany | 2014 | 90min

    What happens when two atheist film-makers are given free rein in a religious seminary? Follow directors Chris Wright and Stefan Kolbe to find out. Read More