Author’s Documentaries

  • 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

     
     
  • 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

     
     
  • Swing Game

    Finland | 2015 | 55/88min

    Documentary film by Mikko Peltonen and Pasi Riiali about the fast-growing digital game business. The filmmakers decide to found a mobile games company and create a hit game. There's only one problem: they don’t know anything about game development. Read More

     
     
  • 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

     
     
  • 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

     
  • Solar System

    Germany | 2011 | 100min

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

     
  • Staub (Dust)

    Germany / Switzerland | 2007 | 90min

    Precise cinematic analysis of the smallest visible particles. From the cleaning crew to the dust collector and the scientist. Beyond the grey is a whole universe. 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