Current Affairs/Politics

  • The 3 Rooms of Melancholia

    Finland | 2004 | 106min

    The award-winning, stunningly beautiful documentary THE 3 ROOMS OF MELANCHOLIA by Pirjo Honkasalo reveals how the Chechen War has psychologically affected children in Russia and in Chechnya. Read More

  • The Bridge

    Romania | 2004 | 58/75min

    It is forbidden to cross the bridge between Slatina, Ukraine and Sighet, Romania. Families and neighbors are separated by political actions that seem senseless to the communities that have been divided for decades. Read More

     
  • The Collaborator and his Family

    USA / Israel / France | 2011 | 57/84min

    THE COLLABORATOR AND HIS FAMILY is the story of a Palestinian family torn apart by espionage. Read More

     
     
  • The Gas Weapon

    Sweden | 2014 | 52min

    The film by Alex Shiriaieff offers a factual background to the complicated relations between Russia and Ukraine and exclusive, emotional footage from the dramatic events during the last winter in Ukraine’s capital. Read More

     
  • The Giant is Falling

    South Africa | 2016 | 58/77min

    THE GIANT IS FALLING by Rehad Desai asks why South Africa, a middle-income country, rich in mineral wealth has failed to address inequality in twenty-two years of democracy and why the gap between rich and poor is growing. Read More

  • The Longest Run

    Greece | 2015 | 55/74min

    THE LONGEST RUN by Marianna Economou tells the story of Yasim and Alsaleh. They are underage refugees in a Greek prison, accused of having been human traffickers. Read More

     
  • The Network

    Greece | 2005 | 58/82min

    A documentary about the illicit trade of Greek antiquities. 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

     
     
  • 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