Human Interest/Society

  • 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

     
     
  • The Ugliest Car

    Poland | 2017 | 47min

    Join Bogdan, his mother Kazimiera and Wartburg, the "ugliest car", on a road trip from the concentration camp of Majdanek in Poland to a former Nazi labor factory in Germany. A portrayal of a unique relationship between mother and son by Grzegorz Szczepaniak. 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

     
  • The Other Jerusalem

    Sweden, Finland, Norway | 2017 | 58min

    PeÅ Holmquist and Suzanne Khardalian portray the daily struggle of those moving into and those fighting to stay in East Jerusalem, 50 years after the Israeli occupation. 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 Successor

    Italy | 2015 | 52min

    An ex-producer of landmines undertakes a journey from Italy to Bosnia-Herzegovina where he is able to face the ghosts of his past. 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

     
  • The Perfect Circle

    Italy, Slovenia, Netherlands, UK | 2015 | 55/75min

    THE PERFECT CIRCLE by Claudia Tosi intertwines two love stories and the urge to find a meaning to life when death is around the corner. Read More

     
  • The Queen of Silence

    Germany, Poland | 2014 | 56/80min

    A deaf girl from an illegal Roma settling escapes the brutal reality of everyday life into the world of rhythm, dance and imagination. Read More