Portraits

  • 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

     
  • 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

     
  • 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

     
  • Priests

    Germany | 2014 | 90min

    What happens when two atheist film-makers are given free rein in a religious seminary? Follow directors Chris Wright and Stefan Kolbe to find out. Read More

     
  • A Separation

    Sweden | 2013 | 58/72min

    A SEPARATION by Karin Ekberg is a tragicomic documentary that portrays the very last acts of a long marriage. A film about the tentative search for a beginning of what – finally, and unfortunately – is over. Read More

     
  • Hilton! - Here for Life

    Finland | 2013 | 75min

    Virpi Suutari's film showcases five youths from east Helsinki who for some reason or other live on the outskirts of society. Read More