Nature/Environment

  • Close to Heaven

    Germany / Romania | 2010 | 93min

    A Transylvanian family of shepherds amidst the mesmerizing, uncultivated and desolate countryside of the Carpathians. The last refuge in Europe for a forgotten profession in an unhurried world. Read More

     
  • Robinsons of Mantsinsaari

    Germany / Finland / Poland | 2008 | 57min

    The film tells the story of two elderly men who are the last and sole residents of a now-Russian-controlled island on Lake Ladoga – and who don’t speak to each other. Read More

     
  • Recipes for Disaster

    Finland | 2008 | 63/85min

    What happens when a determined young family gives up all oil-based products for a year? Read More

     
  • Gugara

    Poland | 2008 | 58/69min

    This is the story of the decline of a small Siberian community. This perceptive documentary describes the paradoxical world of former nomads and reindeer herdsman that were forced to abandon their ancient way of life. Read More

     
  • Staub (Dust)

    Germany / Switzerland | 2007 | 90min

    Precise cinematic analysis of the smallest visible particles. From the cleaning crew to the dust collector and the scientist. Beyond the grey is a whole universe. Read More

     
  • The Spree – Symphony of a River

    Germany | 2007 | 52/86min

    Gerd Conradt’s new film will enchant you as it takes you on a unique journey along the river Spree to the backdrop of a specially composed symphony performed by the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra. Read More

     
  • Bullshit

    Sweden | 2005 | 58/73min

    Filmmakers follow the Indian alternative globalist Vandana Shiva for two years in her worldwide fight against neo-liberal globalization. Read More

     
     
  • Inheritance: A Fisherman’s Story

    Australia / Belgium | 2003 | 52/75min

    The film follows the life of the fisherman Balazs Meszaros who struggles to survive after the ecological disaster in the year 2000, when the Hungarian river Tisza was flooded with tons of cyanide from an Australian-Romanian gold mine. Read More

     
  • Meistersinger - The Sound of Russia

    Germany | 2003 | 59min

    A film full of pathos and humour, about an outstanding bond between men and birds, exploring Russian society and a passionate confrontation of genders. Read More