Portraits

  • Themerson & Themerson

    UK, France, Poland | 2010 | 52/72min

    The unusual love story of a unique creative couple from Poland. Read More

     
  • Our Man in Kirkenes

    Norway | 2010 | 55min

    A film about setting up status in life and daring to change course, it´s about the contrast between old and new, modern and traditional. Read More

     
     
  • Sergej in the Urn

    Germany | 2009 | 104min

    SERGEJ IN THE URN tells the story of charismatic, erratic, egocentric, almost forgotten Sergej Tschachotin, a scientist of international repute, friend to Pavlov and Einstein, revolutionary and pacifist, through the memories of four of his sons. Read More

     
  • René Burri - Photographer

    Germany | 2004 | 58min

    The documentary portrays the Magnum photographer René Burri known for his photos of major political, historical and cultural events and key figures of the second half of the 20th century. Read More

     
     
  • The Living Room of the Nation

    Finland | 2009 | min

    The film opens a poetic, portrait-like view into six Finnish living rooms. A collage of everyday events the film is a story of changes, loneliness, responsibilities and the unavoidable passing of time. 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

     
  • 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

     
  • Anna, Seven Years on the Frontline

    The Netherlands | 2008 | 78min

    This is Anna Politkovskaya’s life story, told in documentary scenes and in the words of friends and colleagues. 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