Human Interest/Society

  • Worldly Possessions

    Germany | 2002-2006 | 21 x 26’min

    In this twenty-one part series, working families from all over the world reveal their most treasured material possessions. As they speak, they provide an insight into their reality and their aspirations. Read More

     
     
  • Noble Virgins

    Finland | 2002 | 52min

    “Virgins are considered angels. We all try to become angels.” Read More

     
     
  • Where Lies My Victory?

    Sweden | 2002 | 58min

    Aida went to war for Armenia, she came back as a hero, but what happened to her world? A personal documentary about the personal experiences of a war. Read More

     
  • Ima

    Germany | 2001 | 58min

    An intense personal documentary that explores how a grandmother's secrets of identity have had repercussions on two subsequent generations of women. Read More

     
     
  • Weightless

    Norway | 2002 | 52/82min

    A film about having the courage to live, when life seems meaningless. Read More

     
  • Estonia Mon Amour

    Germany | 2004 | 94min

    A moving film about the encounter with a mysterious corner of the earth called Estonia, about the search for a meaning in life, about taking farewell – and the smile of a new beginning. Read More

     
  • Fatherland

    Germany | 2002 | 98min

    A film by Thomas Heise, taking a village, its past and surroundings, those who die and those still living there as a centre for reflections on culture, history and fate. Read More

     
  • The 3 Rooms of Melancholia

    Finland | 2004 | 106min

    The award-winning, stunningly beautiful documentary THE 3 ROOMS OF MELANCHOLIA by Pirjo Honkasalo reveals how the Chechen War has psychologically affected children in Russia and in Chechnya. Read More

  • Irish Oranges

    Germany / Ireland | 2002 | 60min

    A documentary about the unknown story of a rescue operation that saved the lives of hundreds of children from regions in Europe devastated by World War II. Irish families gave them a new home for several years. Read More