Author’s Documentaries

  • Czechs Against Czechs

    Czech Republic | 2015 | 88min

    Tomáš Kratochvíl’s documentary explores the racial issue in the Czech Republic with heart and conviction. Read More

     
     
  • Café Waldluft

    Germany | 2015 | 58/79min

    Once a tourist hot spot nestling in the picturesque mountains of Bavaria „Café Waldluft” turned out to be a run-down hotel with a few remaining guests in their late sixties. But there is something very unique about the place: it offers shelter to refugees. 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

     
  • 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

     
     
  • Colombianos

    Sweden, Finland | 2012 | 90min

    A film by Tora Mårtens about the love between two brothers, their struggle for a better life and the turbulent relationship that threatens to break apart their family. Read More

     
  • Consequence

    Germany | 2012 | 65min

    CONSEQUENCE by Thomas Heise follows the tiring working day between Christmas Eve and New Year at a small crematorium operating 24/7. Read More

     
  • Condition

    Germany | 2012 | 74min

    CONDITION (DIE LAGE) is the third in the series of documentaries by Thomas Heise dealing with everyday life in Germany, after DAS HAUS (1984) and VOLKSPOLIZEI (1985). Take a peek behind the cordon. 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

     
  • Children. As Time Flies.

    Germany | 2007 | 86min

    What became of bus driver Jeanette’s dream? How are her children Tommy and Paul? Is life under control now? What does Jeanette’s little brother Tino mean by “mixing everything”? The snowman has no mouth. Life as it flows. Agitating. Read More