Current Affairs/Politics

  • 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 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