Current Affairs/Politics

  • Prison Sisters

    Sweden | 2016 | 58/90min

    Two young women after being released from prison in Afghanistan: risking her life Sara escapes to Sweden to find a brighter future, while Najibeh is forced to stay in the Taliban nest. Read More

     
     
  • Under the Sun

    Russia, Germany, Czech Republic, Latvia, North Korea | 2015 | 58/106min

    A film by Vitaly Mansky about the ideal life in an ideal country. We can see how much effort the North Korean people have to undertake to make this ideal world work. Read More

     
     
  • Café Waldluft

    Germany | 2015 | 58/79min

    Once a tourist hot spot nestling in the picturesque mountains of Bavaria „Café Waldluft” turned out to be a run-down hotel with a few remaining guests in their late sixties. But there is something very unique about the place: it offers shelter to refugees. 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

     
  • Catching Haider

    Austria, Germany | 2015 | 91min

    How can it be that, despite the corruption scandals he has been associated with, Austrian right wing populist Joerg Haider is portrayed as a hero after his accidental death? Read More

     
  • Pepe Mujica – Lessons from the Flowerbed

    Germany | 2014 | 52/90-94min

    A portrait of the eventful life of Pepe Mujica – a former guerrilla fighter and flower grower, and the current president of Uruguay. Read More

     
  • Those Who Said No

    Sweden, Germany | 2014 | 55/89min

    For the first time an International People’s Tribunal convenes in The Hague court of justice to investigate the mass executions of political prisoners in Iran during the 1980s. The survivors testify against a crime that has been kept secret from the world for over 25 years. Read More

     
  • From My Syrian Room

    France / Syria / Germany / Qatar | 2014 | 70min

    How can one become a free and responsible person when he's been educated to remain a little soldier of the Assad's Regime? The Syrian painter and filmmaker Hazem Alhamwi tries to understand with some Syrians why they have lived in distress and anxiety. Together, they express the will of freedom of a whole country. 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