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

     
  • Everything Will Not Be Fine

    Romania, Ukraine | 2020 | 82min

    After ending a long-term relationship, Adrian Pîrvu, a half-blind filmmaker born in 1986 and whose mother blames his illness on the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, leaves behind his life in Romania and travels to find other people who might have been affected by it. 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 goes 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

  • 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

     
  • From My Syrian Room

    France / Syria / Germany / Qatar | 2014 | 70min

    How can one become a free and responsible person when he's been educated to remain a little soldier of the Assad's Regime? The Syrian painter and filmmaker Hazem Alhamwi tries to understand with some Syrians why they have lived in distress and anxiety. Together, they express the will of freedom of a whole country. Read More