Portraits

  • The Idle Ones

    Finland | 2001 | 58/78min

    THE IDLE ONES is touching and revealing, and nonetheless, funny documentary on three young men, Lötkö, Hapa and Bodi, living in soon an empty area in Northern Finland. Read More

     
     
  • The Living Room of the Nation

    Finland | 2009 | min

    The film opens a poetic, portrait-like view into six Finnish living rooms. A collage of everyday events the film is a story of changes, loneliness, responsibilities and the unavoidable passing of time. Read More

  • The Merry Boys

    Bulgaria | 2002 | 60min

    A group of musicians plays on the street in a crowded area of Sofia, Bulgaria. This would not be so strange, but the members are all blind. Read More

     
  • The Person de Leo N.

    Italy | 2005 | 85min

    Candid and deftly edited portrait of an Italian transsexual as she undergoes a sex change that is subsidized by the state. Read More

     
  • The Rasheda Trust

    Switzerland, Bangladesh | 1993–2006 | 52min

    The film shows the stages of development and the daily routine of the Bangladeshi entrepreneur Rasheda Begum, who rose from nothing and holds her ground in a male dominated world. Read More

     
  • The Shark's Eye

    Spain, Argentina, Costa Rica | 2012 | 93min

    This is a film by Alejo Hoijman about two inseparable friends in the forgotten Greytown, on the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua, a village isolated from the rest of the country by a dense jungle and a dangerous sea. Read More