Portraits

  • The Idle Ones

    Finland | 2001 | 58/78min

    THE IDLE ONES is touching and revealing, and nonetheless, funny documentary on three young men, Lötkö, Hapa and Bodi, living in soon an empty area in Northern Finland. Read More

     
     
  • The Merry Boys

    Bulgaria | 2002 | 60min

    A group of musicians plays on the street in a crowded area of Sofia, Bulgaria. This would not be so strange, but the members are all blind. 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

     
  • Themerson & Themerson

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

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

     
  • Time of Closure

    Switzerland | 2006 | 52/63min

    Emaciated from aids and cancer forty-four-year-old Giuseppe Tommasi will spend the last months of his life at the Zurich Lighthouse hospice. Facing death he begins to reflect on his life, his family and starts to question himself and his actions. Read More