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

     
     
  • Selfportrait, Roger Ballen

    The Netherlands | 2002 | 51min

    A documentary about the controversial photographer Roger Ballen. Read More

     
     
  • Portrait

    Russia | 2002 | 28min

    Static cinematographic portraits of common Russian people revealing time and its passing obscurity Read More

     
  • Worldly Possessions

    Germany | 2002-2006 | 21 x 26’min

    In this twenty-one part series, working families from all over the world reveal their most treasured material possessions. As they speak, they provide an insight into their reality and their aspirations. Read More

     
     
  • Ima

    Germany | 2001 | 58min

    An intense personal documentary that explores how a grandmother's secrets of identity have had repercussions on two subsequent generations of women. Read More

     
     
  • Weightless

    Norway | 2002 | 52/82min

    A film about having the courage to live, when life seems meaningless. 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

     
  • I am Writing You down Here on Earth

    Finland | 2002 | 54min

    I AM WRITING YOU DOWN HERE ON EARTH is the director's closing of accounts with his parents. Under the assistance of hypnosis Jaakko Ilkka Virtanen regresses back through his identity, family photographs, emotions and his mother's letters. Read More