Portraits

  • Selfie

    France, Italy | 2019 | 78min

    Italian teenagers Alessandro and Pietro accepted director Agostino Ferrente’s proposal to shoot themselves with an iPhone, commenting on their own daily life, their close friendship, their neighbourhood in Naples. Read More

     
     
  • Heimat is a Space in Time

    Germany, Austria | 2019 | 218min

    Director Thomas Heise pics up the biographical pieces left by his family, and composes an epic picture of four generations of his family, of a country, of a century. Read More

     
     
  • A Family Quartet

    Netherlands | 2018 | 58/73min

    Meet 16 year old Dutch violin talent Noa Wildschut and her family during the three years leading up to her debut album and international breakthrough. When Noa's talent reaches a new high, this affects the family as a whole. Read More

     
     
  • Anne Clark - I’ll Walk Out Into Tomorrow

    Germany | 2017 | 81min

    The film by Claus Withopf chronicles the work of the English poet and spoken word-artist Anne Clark. Shaped by punk she pioneered electronic music with her pre-techno classics "Sleeper In Metropolis" and "Our Darkness" and hugely impacted generations of musicians. Read More

     
     
  • Pavlensky – Man and Might

    Germany | 2016 | 58/99min

    In the course of his performances, the Russian political artist Pyotr Pavlensky has sewn up his mouth, nailed his scrotum to Red Square, and severed an earlobe. This is how a courageous freethinker is challenging the power of the Russian state. Read More

     
  • Steam on the River

    Czech Republic, Slovakia | 2015 | 83min

    A film by Filip Remunda and Robert Kirchhoff about the transience of fame which is fleeting, just like the steam that silently appears and disappears over a flowing river. Read More

     
     
  • Catching Haider

    Austria, Germany | 2015 | 91min

    How can it be that, despite the corruption scandals he has been associated with, Austrian right wing populist Joerg Haider is portrayed as a hero after his accidental death? Read More

     
  • Pepe Mujica – Lessons from the Flowerbed

    Germany | 2014 | 52/90-94min

    A portrait of the eventful life of Pepe Mujica – a former guerrilla fighter and flower grower, and the current president of Uruguay. Read More

     
  • Once My Mother

    Australia | 2013 | 57/75min

    Sophia Turkiewicz investigates the reasons why her Polish mother abandoned her in an orphanage and uncovers the truth behind her mother’s wartime escape from a Siberian gulag, leaving Sophia to confront her own capacity for forgiveness. Read More