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A Man and a Camera

A Man and a Camera

Director Guido Hendrikx 2021 Duration 63Min Country Netherlands

Guido Hendrikx travels through the Dutch hinterland, silently pointing his camera at everyone he meets. Faced with this impenetrable cameraman suddenly intruding into their private sphere, the reactions of the inhabitants follow one another but are not quite the same. How far will this intruder be able to intrude into the lives of strangers? 


A Thousand Cuts

A Thousand Cuts

Director Ramona S. Diaz 2020 Duration 98Min Country États-Unis, Philippines

The authoritarian regime of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is making life difficult for his country's democracy. Disinformation campaigns are emerging on social networks and increasingly infiltrate society. In this context, journalist Maria Ressa brings into play the tools of the free press - and her own freedom - to defend truth and democracy.

Anny

Anny

Director Helena Třeštíková 2020 Duration 66Min Country Czech Republic

From 1996 to 2012, Anny’s life -or more precisely, Anny’s lives- was -were- recorded by Helena Trestíková. Living in Czech Republic, Anny is a modest, funny and persevering woman from the working class.

Ballad for Galilei

Ballad for Galilei

Director Ralitsa Dimitrova 2020 Duration 26Min Country Bulgaria

At the age of 91, Galiley moved into his grandfather’s childhood village. After pursuing a career as an artist and respected professor at the National Academy of Arts in Sofia, Bulgaria, he now surrounds himself with a multitude of versions and originals of his artworks.

Blow it to bits

Blow it to bits

Director Lech Kowalski 2019 Duration 108Min Country France

An extraordinary concert is about to take place in the middle of France where the GM&S factory was threatened by a permanent shut down.

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Bureau 39 - Kim’s cash machine

Bureau 39 - Kim’s cash machine

Director Sebastian Weis 2020 Duration 58Min Country Germany

How is North Korea, a country under international embargo for more than fifteen years, able to finance a nuclear weapons program large enough to challenge the United-States ?

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Dying to Divorce

Dying to Divorce

Director Chloe Fairweather 2021 Duration 80Min Country United Kingdom, Turkey

In Turkey, more than one in three women is a victim of domestic violence and the number of femicides continues to grow. Filmed over a period of five years, Dying to Divorce follows the poignant struggle of a Turkish lawyer, Ipek Bozkurt, in the face of scandalously lenient justice towards violent men.

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Her Mothers

Her Mothers

Director Asia Dér, Sári Haragonics 2020 Duration 75Min Country Hungary

As Hungary’s political climate becomes increasingly radicalized, Virág, a former green politician, loses faith in the pretend-to-be democratic parliament of Hungary and retires from politics. She and her musician partner, Nóra, decide to adopt a child and focus on building a family together.

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Hey! Teachers!

Hey! Teachers!

Director Yulia Vishnevets 2020 Duration 88Min Country Russia

Two young intellectuals arrive in a small industrial town to work as teachers. They are idealistic and dream of changing the educational system in an environment marked by conservatism.

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Holy Father

Holy Father

Director Andrei Dăscălescu 2019 Duration 85Min Country Romania

Director Andrei and his partner, Paula, learn that they are to become parents. As the mother-to-be struggles with the absence of strong parental role models, Andrei sets out to find a father who abandoned the family home to become a monk on the edge of Mount Athos. Why did this father suddenly leave his wife and children to devote himself to the monastic life? What mysteries lie behind this sudden vocation? What demons did he flee from and did he find solace in this isolated retreat? 

Icemeltland Park

Icemeltland Park

Director Liliana Colombo 2020 Duration 40Min Country United Kingdom, Italy

Welcome to Icemeltland Park, a new amusement park where tourists flock to watch the collapse of the Greenland ice pack. Treated as a dystopia, this documentary is a pamphlet as effective as it is caustic, pinning down, with biting irony, a disastrous environmental spectacle. Don't know where to go on holiday? Come to Icemeltland Park, you won't regret it!

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Journey to Utopia

Journey to Utopia

Director Erlend Eirik Mo 2020 Duration 88Min Country Denmark / Norway / Sweden

Erlend Mo, his wife and their three children lead a picture-perfect life on an idyllic farm in Norway. The only downside is that both parents often commute to work by plane, and their carbon footprint weighs heavily on their conscience.

 

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Lost in Memories

Lost in Memories

Director Ruud Lenssen 2019 Duration 70Min Country The Netherlands

Jac has everything he needs to be happy; land with horses, chickens, a vegetable garden... A little earthly paradise that he shares with his wife Ria, and which he considers to be his life's work. Unfortunately, he suffers from an incurable cerebral sclerosis which has created irreversible damage and which time will hardly improve.

Maddy the Model

Maddy the Model

Director Jane Magnusson 2020 Duration 91Min Country Sweden

The Australian model Maddy Stuart has walked the catwalk at New York Fashion Week, been on the cover of international fashion magazines, and has more than 700,000 followers on Facebook. But life is not straightforward, as Maddy has to fight her own battles every day.

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New Gods

New Gods

Director Loïc Hobi 2020 Duration 19Min Country France / Switzerland

This experimental short film revisits the 2014 massacre in Isla Vista, California, during which six people’s lives were taken away by Elliot Rodger.

 

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No Visible Trauma

No Visible Trauma

Director Marc Serpa Francoeur, Robinder Uppal 2020 Duration 96Min Country Canada

Despite relatively low crime rates, the Calgary Police Service has killed more people in recent years than police officers in other major Canadian cities, and more than the New York or Chicago police in 2018.

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Once Upon a Time in Venezuela

Once Upon a Time in Venezuela

Director Anabel Rodríguez 2020 Duration 99Min Country Venezuela, United Kingdom, Austria, Brazil

Once a goldmine for the entire Venezuelan population thanks to its oil reserves, the region surrounding Lake Maracaibo is now abandoned. Stricken by drought and pollution, forgotten by the government, the floating village of Congo Mirador sees its inhabitants inexorably exile and die little by little.

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Passages

Passages

Director Caroline Côté, Florence Pelletier 2020 Duration 82Min Country Canada

In July 2019, five women attempt to cross Kuururjuaq Park in Quebec's far north. They follow a 160-kilometre passage that has been used by Inuit hunters for thousands of years.

Passion - Between Revolt and Resignation

Passion - Between Revolt and Resignation

Director Christian Labhart 2019 Duration 80Min Country Swiss

In the 1970s, filmmaker Christian Labhart protested against nuclear energy by wearing a sweater he had knitted himself. Today, married and father of a family, he looks back on his activist past and gives us an excellent historical and human kaleidoscope punctuated by Bach’s music and  texts of Franz Kafka, Bertolt Brecht, Slavoj Zizek and Ulrike Meinho.

Please Hold the Line

Please Hold the Line

Director Pavel Cuzuioc 2020 Duration 86Min Country Austria

The global use of communication media such as phones, televisions and the internet continues to grow rapidly. “Please Hold the” Line follows telecoms engineers across Ukraine, Romania, Moldova and Bulgaria on visits to their customers

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Radiograph of a Family

Radiograph of a Family

Director Firouzeh Khosrovani 2020 Duration 82Min Country Norway, Switzerland, Iran

It is through family photos and fictional conversations that the director, Firouzeh Khosrovani, tells us how her father, turned towards modernity, and her mother, religious and conservative, coexist under one roof and evolve differently with the changes in Iranian history.

Reunited

Reunited

Director Mira Jargil 2020 Duration 78Min Country Denmark, Sweden

When Rana and Muhkles are forced to flee the war in Syria in a desperate search for a stable and secure future for their family, they are separated from their children. Rana is in Denmark, Muklhes lives in Canada and their sons Jad and Nidal, aged 11 and 17 years old, are alone in Turkey.

School of Hope

School of Hope

Director Mohamed El Aboudi 2021 Duration 78Min Country Finland, France, Morocco

A tribe in the desert decided to stay on its land and fight for an education for its children. A dream that does not come true without difficulties, because when a child goes to school, they cannot work next to their parents.

Shift

Shift

Director Pauline Beugnies 2020 Duration 77Min Country Belgium

SHIFT is the story of a bike courier with more than 20,000 km on the clock, who has worn the "polka dot jersey" and who fights against an algorithm on a daily basis. One day, this courier says no, he doesn't agree to be paid by the job despite the "coolness" of his profession which has become a "flexi job".



Stolen Fish

Stolen Fish

Director Gosia Juszczak 2020 Duration 30Min Country United Kingdom / Poland / Spain

In Gambia, the smallest country in continental Africa, fish is now being ground into powder by Chinese companies. The fishmeal is exported to Europe and China to feed animals for industrial farming.

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The Filmmaker's House

The Filmmaker's House

Director Marc Isaacs 2020 Duration 75Min Country United Kingdom

When Marc Isaacs gets a call from his producer inviting him to make a film in which "sex, crime and celebrity will be the major themes, as this is a profitable niche", he decides, as a contradiction, to turn his house into a film location where the people around him will become the real stars of everyday life.

The many lives of Kojin

The many lives of Kojin

Director Diako Yazdani 2019 Duration 88Min Country France

A political refugee in France, Diako Yazdani returns to Iraqi Kurdistan and seizes the opportunity to introduce his family to Kojin, a 23-year-old gay friend. 

 

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The Story of Plastic

The Story of Plastic

Director Deia Schlosberg 2019 Duration 95Min Country United-States / Belgium / China / Indonesia / India / Philippines

From its manufacturing process to its first intrusion into our lives and through  its gradual invasion into our daily lives, The Story of Plastic traces with exceptional thoroughness and great originality the history of this material considered at one time as a revolution but the use and recycling of which are now one of the major environmental issues.

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Wood, Game-changers Undercover

Wood, Game-changers Undercover

Director Monica Lăzurean-Gorgan, Michaela Kirst, Ebba Sinzinger 2020 Duration 52Min Country Austria, Germany, Romania

Filmed like a real spy movie, Wood is an unmistakable environmental thriller that is by no means fictional.