Portraits

  • 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

     
  • Young Freud in Gaza

    Sweden | 2008 | 58/90min

    “A million psychologists are needed in Gaza,” says Ayed, a 28-year-old Palestinian who works as a field psychologist at the Jabaliya refugee camp. A comic yet tragic film from the “secret rooms” of Gaza. 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

     
     
  • Wolli in Paradise

    Germany | 2007 | 60min

    From Wismut to St. Pauli, Wolli: professional fugitive, artist, pimp (retired). Wild and wonderful. This way, documentary film is fun. Read More

     
  • Lakshmi and Me

    India, Denmark, Finland, USA | 2007 | 59min

    LAKSHMI AND ME by Nishtha Jain is intimate and lovely, a universal film about modern womanhood. Read More

  • How Mankind Lives – Men and Women

    Germany | 2007 | 52min

    The film documents and uncovers the state of marriage, sexuality and love around the world. Read More

     
  • Peacebroker – Steps in Becoming a Diplomat

    Finland | 2007 | 50min

    A documentary about Martti Ahtisaari, former President of Finland (1994–2000) and UN diplomat and mediator, noted for his international peace work. 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 Smoking Room

    Sweden / Finland | 2006 | 58min

    The documentary is about Finland and Finnish people at the beginning of the 21st century, viewed through different smoking rooms throughout the country. Read More