Human Interest/Society

  • Bellum - The Daemon of War

    Sweden, Denmark | 2021 | 58/88min

    A triptych of stories by David Herdies and Georg Götmark about the ways in which Western nations choose to cope with war, write the narratives of war, the different ways they find to profit from it, and how they film it. Read More

     
     
  • The Bubble

    Switzerland, Austria | 2021 | 52/90min

    THE BUBBLE by Valerie Blankenbyl examines often-surreal senior citizen life within The Villages, America’s largest retirement community. Leisurely retired life beneath the year-round Floridian sunshine however, is not perhaps as idyllic, or as welcomed, as viewers may imagine. Read More

     
     
  • Les Enfants terribles

    France, Turkey, Germany | 2021 | 52/93min

    Set in a close-Arab community, in a village situated in the south of Turkey, this film by Ahmet Necdet Cupur unfolds a familial story, where children must face their imposed fate and pressure from the community, to emancipate and follow aspirations. Read More

     
     
  • Molecules

    Italy | 2020 | 54/68min

    Between February and April of 2020, Andrea Segre, who lives in Rome for several years, got stuck in Venice during the lockdown: Venice, hometown of his father and just partially his own. Read More

     
     
  • Monobloc

    Germany | 2020 | 52 / 65 / 90min

    The monobloc plastic chair is the best-selling piece of furniture that ever existed. MONOBLOC by Hauke Wendler tells the story of how this unsightly chair took the world by storm – and why. Read More

     
     
  • Cuban Dancer

    Italy, Canada, Chile | 2020 | 52 /98min

    Director Roberto Salinas portrays Alexis, a talented and proud student of the National Ballet School of Cuba, who spends his life practicing chassé and entrechats with his girlfriend and dance partner Yelenia. When his family moves to Florida, he must adjust his expectations and dreams to a radically new environment. Read More

     
     
  • Merry Christmas, Yiwu

    Sweden / Serbia, Germany, France, Belgium, Qatar | 2020 | 54 / 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