Human Interest/Society

  • Wild, Wild Beach

    Russia / Germany | 2006 | 85/125min

    “…A brave, unflinching and willingly unpopular and unsavory film showing the most brutal face, and the muscle, of Putin-era Russia, cavorting on a summer beach. …” VPRO Joris Ivens jury, IDFA 2006 Read More

     
  • Women as Booty. The Wehrmacht and Prostitution

    Germany | 2004 | 52min

    The film documents the fate of women who were abducted and abused by the German Wehrmacht during World War II. Read More

     
     
  • 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

     
     
  • Young Freud in Gaza

    Sweden | 2008 | 58/90min

    “A million psychologists are needed in Gaza,” says Ayed, a 28-year-old Palestinian who works as a field psychologist at the Jabaliya refugee camp. A comic yet tragic film from the “secret rooms” of Gaza. Read More

     
  • Yves’ Promise

    Germany | 2017 | 52/79min

    Yves leaves his home in Cameroon to try his fortune in Europe. The trip takes eight years. A film by Melanie Gaertner about family, the dream of Europe and about not giving up. Read More