Author’s Documentaries

  • Lakshmi and Me

    India, Denmark, Finland, USA | 2007 | 59min

    LAKSHMI AND ME by Nishtha Jain is intimate and lovely, a universal film about modern womanhood. Read More

     
     
  • The Spree – Symphony of a River

    Germany | 2007 | 52/86min

    Gerd Conradt’s new film will enchant you as it takes you on a unique journey along the river Spree to the backdrop of a specially composed symphony performed by the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra. Read More

     
  • The Smoking Room

    Sweden / Finland | 2006 | 58min

    The documentary is about Finland and Finnish people at the beginning of the 21st century, viewed through different smoking rooms throughout the country. Read More

     
  • Time of Closure

    Switzerland | 2006 | 52/63min

    Emaciated from aids and cancer forty-four-year-old Giuseppe Tommasi will spend the last months of his life at the Zurich Lighthouse hospice. Facing death he begins to reflect on his life, his family and starts to question himself and his actions. Read More

     
     
  • Prirechnyy - The Town That No Longer Exists

    Norway | 2006 | 52min

    The inhabitants of the Russian town of Prirechnyy have received a letter from the county of Murmansk telling them that their town no longer exists. A handful of retired persons refuse to leave their community. Read More

     
     
  • Tailor-Made Dreams

    Germany | 2006 | 55/87min

    Bollywood goes Europe – im Maßanzug! Read More

     
  • Blockade

    Russia | 2005 | 52min

    Impressive visual material of the siege of Leningrad as a breathtaking reanimation of reality. Read More

     
     
  • Trudell

    USA | 2005 | 54/75min

    With a rare film that only a literate filmmaker could create, Heather Rae demonstrates sophisticated craft and builds an Indigenous aesthetic essential to the intellectual exploration of the power and fragility of an Indigenous icon, John Trudell. Read More

     
     
  • Mein Bruder. We’ll Meet Again

    Germany | 2005 | 57min

    Filmmaker Thomas Heise pays a short visit to his brother, who now lives in France under the same roof as Micha, their Stasi informer. Read More