Current Affairs/Politics

  • 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

     
     
  • Red Oil

    UK, Germany | 2008 | 58min

    The film tells the high-octane story of the only multinational oil corporation in the world that's part of a socialist revolution - in Hugo Chavez's Venezuela. 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

     
  • Silvio, One of Us

    Italy | 2011 | 30/52min

    How is it possible for Berlusconi to remain in power in Italy. Against the background of the upcoming regional elections, the film is a snapshot of the mood in the country of pizza and pasta using the examples of five different main characters. 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 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