Human Interest/Society

  • Merry Christmas, Yiwu

    Sweden / Serbia, France, Germany, Belgium, Qatar | 2020 | 55 / 94min

    An intimate film by Mladen Kovačević about everyday lives of Chinese workers stuck in between Chinese communist tradition and newly discovered Chinese dream that takes place in Yiwu, a city with 600 Christmas factories which produce Christmas for the entire world. Read More

     
     
  • Never Whistle Alone

    Italy | 2019 | 58 / 74min

    Think about your job, your office, your colleagues... What if you discover that your boss is corrupt? Seven people tell director Marco Ferrari what they witnessed inside their office. Their words were so similar that it became one collective story: the story of a whistleblower. Read More

     
     
  • Little Man, Time and the Troubadour

    Netherlands, Belgium | 2019 | 55/104min

    Bypassing political propaganda and combining elements from documentary, fiction and animation, this road movie by Ineke Smits sheds a poetic light on a highly topical question in a world that is on fire: what is home, what makes a country? Read More

     
     
  • Traces

    Germany | 2019 | 52/90min

    The National Socialist Underground murders in the early 2000s left scars. Not only among the relatives of the victims, but also in the migrant communities and the entire German society. TRACES by Aysun Bademsoy follows these scars and poses the question of whether such injuries can ever heal completely. Read More

     
     
  • Mother

    Belgium, Netherlands | 2019 | 52 / 82min

    MOTHER by Kristof Bilsen is a character-driven film that allows us to explore the struggles of motherhood and the frustrations of being unable to care for our loved ones. Read More

     
     
  • Hamada

    Sweden, Germany, Norway | 2018 | 52/90min

    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, Netherlands, Belgium | 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