Portraits

  • Gorbachev. Heaven

    Latvia, Czech Republic | 2020 | 52/100min

    The 90-year old Gorbachev currently lives in a modest house outside Moscow, awaiting the moment when he will be called to join the list of the 20th century’s most consequential figures. History will judge Gorbachev, but Gorbachev presents his own, final testimony - captured by Vitaly Mansky. Read More

     
     
  • Mother

    Belgium, Netherlands | 2019 | 52 / 82min

    MOTHER by Kristof Bilsen is a character-driven film that allows us to explore the struggles of motherhood and the frustrations of being unable to care for our loved ones. 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

     
     
  • 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

  • John Berger or The Art of Looking

    Germany | 2016 | 55min

    An intimate portrait of the writer and art-critic who’s groundbreaking insights on seeing have shaped us for already five decades. Read More

  • Jiří Menzel - To Make A Comedy Is No Fun

    Switzerland | 2016 | 53/80min

    A film about Czechoslovakian director Jiří Menzel who won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film with CLOSELY WATCHED TRAINS - his first feature film ever. 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

     
  • A Diary of a Journey

    Poland | 2013 | 52min

    Road movie by Piotr Stasik about a photographic journey taken by a master and a trainee, that is, by eighty-two-year-old Tadeusz Rolke and by fifteen-year-old Michał Gonicki. Read More