Three war veterans driving their cars, talking with the film crew. Three sides of the conflict, three radically different experiences with the war for independence in ex-Yugoslavian republics.
A video essay and an opaque meditation on the self-proclaimed and officially unrecognized independent state of Transnistria...
Mania Akbari collaborates with British sculptor Douglas White to coin a tender fusion of language, where a meeting of cinema and sculpture investigates the processes of physical and psychological destruction and renewal.
As Director Amy Jenkins welcomes her first child into the world, she also must negotiate the cancer diagnoses of her mother and sister, who fall ill within the same year.
In the spring of 2008, car wash workers throughout Los Angeles formed the Carwash Workers Organizing Committee of the United Steelworkers (USW), a precursor to eventual plans to unionize the informal workers of a multi-million dollar industry rampant with exploitation.
A meditation, in blue, on the city in winter.
The film documents the complex sino-african relations by travelling through eight countries on the African continent and China, along the different readings of the old Chinese fable of the foolish man Yu Gong, who moved the mountains.
What is peace? What is coexistence? And what are the bases for them?
Lamis and Wilson are migrants in New York. An hybrid narrative constructed with a poetic approach; a travel diary that becomes a chronic and takes us into the essence of human micro-politics in times of globalization: an uncertain kingdom of desire, hope and fears.
What could possibly link a wedding musician that mindlessly recites popular Western melodies, a mute black man delivering flowers, and a peculiar yoga class?
A story of six young refugees who have started a new life in Germany. As children they were driven from their families and their homeland by misery and violence. After their arrival in Germany they are accommodated as “orphans” in youth homes.
The film combines places and landscapes of the Mediterranean island of Corsica with travel diary entries by Gustav Flaubert which he noted down during a round trip in 1840.
A park in the fog. Crows flap and caw in the sky. Mysterious things are happening. Shots ring out. What is actually going on? Can we humans really trust our own perceptions?
An encounter between a girl and a tree doctor in Nagasaki´s forest. A horse tamer searches for a wild animal across a timeless wasteland.
A Japanese philosopher writes a letter to a famous German colleague. He asks the German to advise the Japanese people how to deal with the permeation of modern life by technology. More than 50 years later, the same issues are being discussed among academics and aspiring engineers.
“These things don’t happen by force,” says Observer A. “Or by one’s will,” adds Observer B. Fictitious Force is an exchange on the impossibility to share experiences, in black and white and grey.
Archival footage of a friend’s week-end on the beach encounter the sound of distant memories : the rock band, the pre-sixties flowerpower movement, a feeling of carefreeness and freedom…
Kristīne Briede and Audrius Stonys here push beyond the barriers of a typical historical investigation into the Baltic New Wave and towards a more poetic treatment of documentary filmmaking.
There's an island far away from the map where there are no more humans, money or work. Only remains a community of cats that transmits a libertarian message through antennas, which immediately spread that frequencies throughout the planet
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