Human Interest/Society

  • Memory Games

    Germany, USA, Sweden | 2018 | 85min

    Welcome to the mind palace! Filmmakers Janet Tobias & Claus Wehlisch follow memory athletes from the US, Germany and Sweden on their way to a world championship. Read More

     
     
  • Hamada

    Sweden, Germany, Norway | 2018 | 58/90min

    With vitality and humor, HAMADA by Eloy Domínguez Serén paints an unusual portrait of a group of young friends living in a refugee camp in the middle of the stony Saharan desert. Read More

     
     
  • I Had A Dream

    Italy, France | 2018 | 52/84min

    From the feminist fights against Berlusconi to the last elections of 2018, the film by Claudia Tosi explores the last ten years of Italy through the political action and the everyday life of the two compelling women. Read More

     
     
  • Everything Must Fall

    South Africa | 2018 | 58/85min

    An unflinching look at the #FeesMustFall student movement that burst onto the South African political landscape in 2015 as a protest over the cost of education. Read More

     
     
  • Nine Month War

    Hungary, Qatar | 2018 | 54/73min

    Jani has left his family to serve in the Ukrainian Army for nine months. His mother wants her son back. Jani just wants independence. Combining visuals of cinema verité and mobile footage of war, László Csuja chronicles Jani’s fight for adulthood during his military service and after his discharge. 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

     
     
  • Dark Eden

    Germany | 2018 | 80min

    Directors Jasmin Herold & Michael Beamish explore Fort McMurray in the far north of Canada, home of the largest industrial project and the third largest oil reserve on the planet, searching for an answer to the question, "How high is the price for a better life?". Read More

     
     
  • My Home, in Libya

    Italy | 2018 | 66min

    Martina Melilli questions her grandparents' life in Tripoli, Libya, before being expelled in 1970. To search their traces she contacts a young Libyan. As their relation grows, the images and thoughts they exchange online bring us into a world the media has no access to anymore. Read More

     
     
  • A Family Quartet

    Netherlands | 2018 | 58/73min

    Meet 16 year old Dutch violin talent Noa Wildschut and her family during the three years leading up to her debut album and international breakthrough. When Noa's talent reaches a new high, this affects the family as a whole. Read More