Author’s Documentaries

  • Selfie

    France, Italy | 2019 | 78min

    Italian teenagers Alessandro and Pietro accepted director Agostino Ferrente’s proposal to shoot themselves with an iPhone, commenting on their own daily life, their close friendship, their neighbourhood in Naples. Read More

     
     
  • Sergej in the Urn

    Germany | 2009 | 104min

    SERGEJ IN THE URN tells the story of charismatic, erratic, egocentric, almost forgotten Sergej Tschachotin, a scientist of international repute, friend to Pavlov and Einstein, revolutionary and pacifist, through the memories of four of his sons. Read More

     
  • Shot in the Dark

    Germany | 2016 | 52/79min

    The film by Frank Amann is an intimate portrait of three successful artists who have one thing in common: visual impairment as a starting point for their visual explorations. Read More

     
     
  • Solar System

    Germany | 2011 | 100min

    SOLAR SYSTEM tells the story of the day-to-day disappearance of an indigenous group. Dies irae. Read More

     
     
  • Song from the Forest

    Germany | 2013 | 52/97min

    The US citizen Louis Sarno has been living with the Bayaka pygmies in the Central African jungle for 25 years. Now he’s taking his pygmy son to see the United States for the first time. 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

     
  • SPK Complex

    Germany | 2018 | 111min

    Gerd Kroske tells the story of the anti-psychiatric “Socialist Patient’s Collective” (SPK) in Heidelberg. The allegation of having supported the RAF, and thus of being complicit in their terrorism, still clings to the SPK and overlies what the movement was originally about: the rights of psychiatric patients, resistance, and self-empowerment. Read More

     
     
  • 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

     
  • State of Dogs

    Belgium / The Netherlands / Denmark / Finland | 1998 | 88min

    The story of a Mongolian dog who didn’t want to become a man. Read More