Author’s Documentaries

  • City of the Steppes

    Belgium | 1994 | 52min

    Mongolia after the fall of communism and before the arrival of capitalism. 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

     
  • 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

     
  • 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

     
  • 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

     
  • 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

     
     
  • 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

     
     
  • Dark Eden

    Germany | 2018 | 80min

    Directors Jasmin Herold & Michael Beamish explore Fort McMurray in the far north of Canada, home of the largest industrial project and the third largest oil reserve on the planet, searching for an answer to the question, "How high is the price for a better life?". Read More

     
     
  • Das Block

    Germany | 2007 | 75min

    Four people living in the block in German town Gräfenhainichen, four generations, four different states of loss and loneliness. Read More