History

  • SPK Complex

    Germany | 2018 | 111min

    Gerd Kroske tells the story of the anti-psychiatric “Socialist Patient’s Collective” (SPK) in Heidelberg. The allegation of having supported the RAF, and thus of being complicit in their terrorism, still clings to the SPK and overlies what the movement was originally about: the rights of psychiatric patients, resistance, and self-empowerment. 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

     
  • 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

     
  • Drawing A Line.

    Germany | 2014 | 96min

    In 1986, five former GDR citizens with roots in the GDR punk and underground scene started to paint a white line all around the wall from the West Berlin side. The event ended in an arrest by GDR border guards. Only years later the group finds out that one of them was a STASI collaborator... Read More

     
     
  • Once My Mother

    Australia | 2013 | 57/75min

    Sophia Turkiewicz investigates the reasons why her Polish mother abandoned her in an orphanage and uncovers the truth behind her mother’s wartime escape from a Siberian gulag, leaving Sophia to confront her own capacity for forgiveness. Read More

     
  • Velvet Terrorists

    Slovakia / Czech Republic / Croatia | 2013 | 83min

    A documentary by Pavol Pekarčík, Ivan Ostrochovský, Peter Kerekes about three romantic heroes, who had a go at armed resistance against the communistic regime in Czechoslovakia. Read More

     
  • Bury My Heart In Dresden

    Germany | 2012 | 90min

    On the trail of the Sioux Indian Edward Two Two, who was buried at his own request in a Catholic cemetery in Dresden. Read More

     
  • 900 Days

    The Netherlands | 2011 | 58/77min

    Myth and reality of the Leningrad Blockade. Read More

     
  • My America

    Australia / Hungary | 2011 | 52/87min

    A personal search for the American dream. Read More