Portraits

  • Dancing with Time

    Germany | 2007 | 103min

    Dancers over the age of sixty in a project of the Opera Leipzig, their lives, their dancing - the grace of age, beauty and power. Pas de deux instead of anti-aging cream! Read More

     
  • Sons

    Germany | 2007 | 107min

    A story about five sons and their lives. A German-Polish family story stretching from the post-war period to the present day. Read More

     
  • How Mankind Lives – Men and Women

    Germany | 2007 | 52min

    The film documents and uncovers the state of marriage, sexuality and love around the world. Read More

     
  • Peacebroker – Steps in Becoming a Diplomat

    Finland | 2007 | 50min

    A documentary about Martti Ahtisaari, former President of Finland (1994–2000) and UN diplomat and mediator, noted for his international peace work. Read More

     
  • Sweep It Up, Again

    Germany | 2006 | 100min

    Last part of the trilogy about street sweepers in Leipzig. A slow quest for traces in the life of people who slid down deeper and deeper. Read More

     
  • The Rasheda Trust

    Switzerland, Bangladesh | 1993–2006 | 52min

    The film shows the stages of development and the daily routine of the Bangladeshi entrepreneur Rasheda Begum, who rose from nothing and holds her ground in a male dominated world. Read More

     
  • The Smoking Room

    Sweden / Finland | 2006 | 58min

    The documentary is about Finland and Finnish people at the beginning of the 21st century, viewed through different smoking rooms throughout the country. Read More

  • Time of Closure

    Switzerland | 2006 | 52/63min

    Emaciated from aids and cancer forty-four-year-old Giuseppe Tommasi will spend the last months of his life at the Zurich Lighthouse hospice. Facing death he begins to reflect on his life, his family and starts to question himself and his actions. Read More

  • Tailor-Made Dreams

    Germany | 2006 | 55/87min

    Bollywood goes Europe – im Maßanzug! Read More