Olivier is a massage therapist in Brussels living a carefree life. When he learns that he might go blind within the next five years, he wonders what he wants to see before his world is reduced to darkness: he needs to add pictures to the store of images he can recall afterwards.
In 1949, Raymond Maufrais, aged 23, left to cross all of Guyana alone. He never returned from this expedition and if an Indian Emerillon had not discovered in 1951, by a miraculous chance, his notebook, we would never have known what had happened to him.
A poem written on the ruins of a building near a train track in the Sierra of Madrid leads us to one of the darkest episodes in Spanish history, namely the labor camps for Republican political prisoners under the Franco dictatorship.
How to tell a story through the voices of people who are still afraid to talk about the past? Through the 1970s, the journalist Elías Barahona, also known as “El Topo”(“The Mole”), succeeded in infiltrating the most repressive government in Guatemala, that of General Romeo García.
As the Taliban took control of Afghanistan and the “good war” ends in chaos and tragedy, Graeme Smith, a war correspondent, gives a first-hand account of NATO’s failed attempt to bring democracy, women’s rights and freedoms to the country.
For thirty years, Northern Ireland was scarred by a conflict between Catholics and Protestants. In 1998, the Good Friday Agreement brought an end to the Troubles, thirty years of attacks and assassinations marked by state secrecy.
Inka Achté / 2022 /82 Min / Finland, Sweden, Norway
When Finnish-Somalian Mustafe discovers that his ancestors’ land in the horn of Africa is full of copper and gold, he decides to swap his family’s safe but boring life in the Nordics for Somaliland, a self-declared state in East Africa.
Before their wedding, Golmohammad promised Mina that she would be allowed to go to college. But following the birth of their child and faced with the harshness of his pastoral and agricultural tasks, Golmohammad changes his mind.