Portraits

  • 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

     
  • 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

     
  • Father's Garden – The Love of My Parents

    Switzerland | 2013 | 93min

    Using puppets, the director Peter Liechti consolidates the portrait of his parents into a fictional family tribunal. Read More