Current Affairs/Politics

  • 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

     
  • Everything Must Fall

    South Africa, Netherlands, Belgium | 2018 | 58/85min

    An unflinching look at the #FeesMustFall student movement that burst onto the South African political landscape in 2015 as a protest over the cost of education. Read More

     
  • Nine Month War

    Hungary, Qatar | 2018 | 54/73min

    Jani has left his family to serve in the Ukrainian Army for nine months. His mother wants her son back. Jani just wants independence. Combining visuals of cinema verité and mobile footage of war, László Csuja chronicles Jani’s fight for adulthood during his military service and after his discharge. Read More

     
     
  • Putin's Witnesses

    Latvia, Switzerland, Czech Republik | 2018 | 95/102min

    With this film, Vitaly Mansky gives a strictly documentary testimony of the operation “Successor”, as a result of which Russia ended up with the President who still rules the country today: Vladimir Putin. Read More

     
     
  • Stronger Than A Bullet

    Sweden | 2017 | 58/75min

    Maryam Ebrahimi’s film explores the misuse of photographer Saeid Sadeghi’s images from the first Persian Gulf War for Iran’s war propaganda, which propelled a generation to their deaths as martyrs. Read More

     
     
  • The Red Soul

    The Netherlands | 2017 | 58/90min

    Why is it that still so many Russians defend Stalin as a great leader and a hero? The film by Jessica Gorter lays bare the Russian psyche of today and shows a world full of contradictions.Read More

     
  • The Other Jerusalem

    Sweden, Finland, Norway | 2017 | 58min

    PeÅ Holmquist and Suzanne Khardalian portray the daily struggle of those moving into and those fighting to stay in East Jerusalem, 50 years after the Israeli occupation. Read More