Portraits

  • Chavez – Inside the Coup

    Ireland / UK / The Netherlands / Germany / Finland | 2003 | 64min

    The documentary is the story of the overthrow of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez in 2002 and his return to power 48 hours later. Read More

     
     
  • Children. As Time Flies.

    Germany | 2007 | 86min

    What became of bus driver Jeanette’s dream? How are her children Tommy and Paul? Is life under control now? What does Jeanette’s little brother Tino mean by “mixing everything”? The snowman has no mouth. Life as it flows. Agitating. Read More

     
  • Dancing with Time

    Germany | 2007 | 103min

    Dancers over the age of sixty in a project of the Opera Leipzig, their lives, their dancing - the grace of age, beauty and power. Pas de deux instead of anti-aging cream! Read More

     
  • Estonia Mon Amour

    Germany | 2004 | 94min

    A moving film about the encounter with a mysterious corner of the earth called Estonia, about the search for a meaning in life, about taking farewell – and the smile of a new beginning. Read More

     
  • Fatherland

    Germany | 2002 | 98min

    A film by Thomas Heise, taking a village, its past and surroundings, those who die and those still living there as a centre for reflections on culture, history and fate. Read More

     
  • Forever Young

    India | 2008 | 40/59/78min

    A look at the many facets of contemporary India through the eyes of 62-years-old musician Lou and his admiration for Bob Dylan. Read More

     
  • Frozen Heart

    Norway | 1999 | 58/87min

    The film by Stig Andersen and Kenny Sanders is an attempt to investigate Amundsen‘s life and mind, looking boths at his deeds as a polar explorer and at the psyche of a troubled man. Read More

     
  • Gagarin’s Pioneers

    Germany / Russia | 2005 | 100min

    Young pioneers betrayed their fatherland at the age of 10, fleeing with their parents from the Soviet Union to Israel - or they changed their names, wiped away the traces of their Jewish family history and stayed. Read More

     
  • Georg

    Germany / Italy | 2007 | 72min

    It is a story of loss, idylls, illusions and longing: a love that unites two worlds, an idyll to make up for what the war had destroyed, a struggle for an uncompromising art. Read More