Author’s Documentaries

  • Café Waldluft

    Germany | 2015 | 58/79min

    Once a tourist hot spot nestling in the picturesque mountains of Bavaria „Café Waldluft” turned out to be a run-down hotel with a few remaining guests in their late sixties. But there is something very unique about the place: it offers shelter to refugees. 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

     
  • 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

     
     
  • Catching Haider

    Austria, Germany | 2015 | 91min

    How can it be that, despite the corruption scandals he has been associated with, Austrian right wing populist Joerg Haider is portrayed as a hero after his accidental death? Read More

     
  • Possessed by Djinn

    Germany, Jordan | 2015 | 52/75min

    The belief in demons, or “djinn”, is a little-known aspect of Islamic culture. In a subjective investigation of this controversial topic the film by Dalia Al Kury follows the true story of Aya, a four-year-old Jordanian girl killed by her father who believed her to be possessed. Read More

     
  • The Perfect Circle

    Italy, Slovenia, Netherlands, UK | 2015 | 55/75min

    THE PERFECT CIRCLE by Claudia Tosi intertwines two love stories and the urge to find a meaning to life when death is around the corner. Read More

     
  • The Queen of Silence

    Germany, Poland | 2014 | 56/80min

    A deaf girl from an illegal Roma settling escapes the brutal reality of everyday life into the world of rhythm, dance and imagination. 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

     
     
  • 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