Author’s Documentaries

  • 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

  • Don't Breathe

    France | 2014 | 86min

    Meet Levan, a middle-aged man from Georgia, on his comical downward spiral of paranoia and doubt as he fumbles his way through the theatre of the absurd that we call life. A dark comedy by Nino Kirtadze. Read More

     
     
  • Estonia Mon Amour

    Germany | 2004 | 94min

    A moving film about the encounter with a mysterious corner of the earth called Estonia, about the search for a meaning in life, about taking farewell – and the smile of a new beginning. Read More

     
  • Every 28 Days

    Germany | 2015 | 52/89min

    A radically personal documentary by Ina Borrmann about the filmmaker´s attempts to become pregnant in her late thirties. Read More

     
  • Exit

    Norway, Germany, Sweden | 2018 | 52/80min

    What makes a person join an extremist movement - and what exactly makes a person leave it again? Director Karen Winther puts on a personal journey, reflecting on her very own extremist past and the stories of the people she meets along her travels in Norway, Germany, France, Denmark and the USA. Read More

     
     
  • Father's Garden – The Love of My Parents

    Switzerland | 2013 | 93min

    Using puppets, the director Peter Liechti consolidates the portrait of his parents into a fictional family tribunal. Read More

     
  • Fatherland

    Germany | 2002 | 98min

    A film by Thomas Heise, taking a village, its past and surroundings, those who die and those still living there as a centre for reflections on culture, history and fate. Read More

     
  • Forever Yours

    Finland | 2011 | 58/77min

    FOREVER YOURS is a film about children who have been taken into custody and how the loss of biological parents is reflected to the child’s everyday life. Read More