Portraits

  • Gorbachev. Heaven

    Latvia, Czech Republic | 2020 | 57/100min

    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

     
     
  • Heimat is a Space in Time

    Germany, Austria | 2019 | 218min

    Director Thomas Heise pics up the biographical pieces left by his family, and composes an epic picture of four generations of his family, of a country, of a century. 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

     
  • 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

     
  • Julia's Madness

    Germany | 1999 | 58/95min

    The story of a love affair during the Cold War. Read More

     
  • Justice – In Time of War

    Italy | 2003 | 58/74/77min

    The film follows Sisto Turra, the father of a young Italian murdered by police in Colombia, and his groundbreaking struggle to bring the Colombian government to justice. Read More

     
  • Living Amongst Lions

    Norway | 1998 | 52/83min

    A film by Sigve Endresen about young people suffering from a life-threatening disease: cancer. Read More

     
     
  • Magnum Photos

    Germany / USA / France | 1999 | 58/89min

    A film by Reiner Holzemer about one of the most celebrated photo agencies in the world. Read More

     
  • My Brother, the Conductor

    Switzerland | 2007 | 58/64min

    Mario Venzago literally puts his livelihood on the line when he decides to conduct Othmar Schoeck's monumental opera "Penthesilea" for a one-off concert at the 1999 Lucerne Festival. During the highly demanding two-week rehearsals Mario is accompanied by his brother Alberto. Read More