Current Affairs/Politics

  • Eastern Front

    Latvia, Ukraine, Czech Republic, United States | 2023 | 98min

    Defending their homeland from Russian aggression, the protagonists, along with the whole country, went to the Eastern Front. In 2022 all of Ukraine, from the Donbas to the Carpathians, became the Eastern Front for Europe. Read More

     
  • 5 Seasons of Revolution

    Germany, Syria, Norway, The Netherlands, Qatar | 2023 | 95min

    Born in Damascus, Lina starts to report on the events around her but is compelled to become a war reporter and later, the unexpected narrator of her own destiny. Read More

     
  • Land of Upright People

    Italy, Burkina Faso | 2022 | 106min

    Director Christian Carmosino Mereu follows the quest for freedom of four Bukinabé citizens, during the revolution of 2014 and its aftermath. A famous raggae artist, a candidate in the upcoming elections, a miner egaged in trade union struggles and a mother with a poor and large family to care for. Read More

     
  • Time of Pandemics

    South Africa | 2022 | 87 / 52min

    An eye-opening documentary about the need for a fairer global distribution of medicines and health care. Documentary makers Rehad Desai and Tricia Hlongwe followed the clinical trial for an HIV vaccine in South Africa, when Covid-19 hit. Read More

     
  • Angels of Sinjar

    Poland, Germany | 2022 | 109min

    Hanna Polak follows Hanifa, a young Yezidi woman, who tries to find her sisters, who were abducted by ISIS, and bring them home – as she had promised her dying father she would. Read More

     
  • Gorbachev. Heaven

    Latvia, Czech Republic | 2020 | 57/100min

    The 90-year old Gorbachev currently lives in a modest house outside Moscow, awaiting the moment when he will be called to join the list of the 20th century’s most consequential figures. History will judge Gorbachev, but Gorbachev presents his own, final testimony - captured by Vitaly Mansky. Read More

     
  • How to Steal a Country

    South Africa | 2019 | 58/93min

    A rags-to-riches story by Rehad Desai, involving political influence, corruptible politicians and a host of well-known multinationals prepared to benefit from state capture in South Africa. Read More

     
  • Never Whistle Alone

    Italy | 2019 | 58 / 74min

    Think about your job, your office, your colleagues... What if you discover that your boss is corrupt? Seven people tell director Marco Ferrari what they witnessed inside their office. Their words were so similar that it became one collective story: the story of a whistleblower. Read More

     
  • I Had A Dream

    Italy, France | 2018 | 52/84min

    From the feminist fights against Berlusconi to the last elections of 2018, the film by Claudia Tosi explores the last ten years of Italy through the political action and the everyday life of the two compelling women. Read More