Author’s Documentaries

  • Child of the Commune

    The Netherlands | 2004 | 50min

    Documentary film of Maroesja Perizonius about her personal experiences as a child in the movement of the Indian guru Bhagwan. Read More

     
     
  • Kings and Extras. Digging for a Palestinian Image

    Palestine / Germany | 2004 | 59/62min

    The film chronicles the director’s journey on the trail of the lost PLO film archive that went missing in Beirut in 1982. Read More

     
  • The Merry Boys

    Bulgaria | 2002 | 60min

    A group of musicians plays on the street in a crowded area of Sofia, Bulgaria. This would not be so strange, but the members are all blind. Read More

     
     
  • 66 Seasons

    Slovakia | 2003 | 58/66/86min

    A documentary film about the Košice swimming pool where history came to bathe. Set between 1936 and 2002, the story reflects historical events that took place in Central and Eastern Europe during that period. Read More

     
  • Landscape

    Germany | 2003 | 60min

    Space and people, their way of thinking and behaving merge within a single camera movement. Read More

     
     
  • Meistersinger - The Sound of Russia

    Germany | 2003 | 59min

    A film full of pathos and humour, about an outstanding bond between men and birds, exploring Russian society and a passionate confrontation of genders. Read More

     
     
  • Ima

    Germany | 2001 | 58min

    An intense personal documentary that explores how a grandmother's secrets of identity have had repercussions on two subsequent generations of women. Read More

     
     
  • Weightless

    Norway | 2002 | 52/82min

    A film about having the courage to live, when life seems meaningless. Read More

     
  • I am Writing You down Here on Earth

    Finland | 2002 | 54min

    I AM WRITING YOU DOWN HERE ON EARTH is the director's closing of accounts with his parents. Under the assistance of hypnosis Jaakko Ilkka Virtanen regresses back through his identity, family photographs, emotions and his mother's letters. Read More