Current Affairs/Politics

  • No Burqas Behind Bars

    Sweden | 2012 | 58/75min

    NO BURQAS BEHIND BARS by Nima Sarvestani takes viewers inside one of the world’s most restricted environments: an Afghan women’s prison. Read More

     
  • Pavlensky – Man and Might

    Germany | 2016 | 58/99min

    In the course of his performances, the Russian political artist Pyotr Pavlensky has sewn up his mouth, nailed his scrotum to Red Square, and severed an earlobe. This is how a courageous freethinker is challenging the power of the Russian state. 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

     
  • Pinochet’s Children

    Germany | 2002 | 60/80min

    A sentimental biography on the generation brought up during the three decades of Pinochet´s dictatorship in Chile. Read More

     
  • Pit No. 8

    Estonia, Ukraine | 2011 | 58/95min

    In the heart of a once thriving Ukrainian coal mining region, the film is timely portrait of parents and teenagers trying to earn a living in abandoned coal pits, as poverty overtakes their world. Read More

     
  • 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

     
     
  • 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

     
     
  • Rodnye (Close Relations)

    Latvia, Germany, Estonia, Ukraine | 2016 | 60/90/112min

    Vitaly Mansky crisscrosses Ukraine to explore Ukrainian society after the Maidan Revolution as mirrored within his own large Ukrainian family. Not only they live scattered all across the country, but also represent opposite sides of the recent Russian-Ukrainian conflict. 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