In her film, the director juxtaposes Lithuanian mythology on household deities and the current situation in the Netherlands, where the housing crisis has pushed people to live in camping vans.
Made over six years in the hotels of six different countries, Hotel Diaries charts the 'War on Terror' era of Bush and Blair through a seven-part series of video recordings that relate personal experiences to the ongoing conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq and Israel/Palestine.
Intimate psychological drama, one of the darkest offerings from the czech New Wave...
Fati Farari is from Africa. He studies piano in Prague with Professor Rauch and rents a room with a Czech family. In Prague, he has friends among his fellow-students, but sometimes has to cope with allusions to his dark skin....
The First Bridge is a film about frontiers, barriers, the ways to cross over and see what goes on, on the other side. But it also a film about time, as it was shot on Kodak Negative Films acquired in the year 1997 and discovered intact in 2018.
Between the first and second waves of COVID-19, Nikolas Candido "wrote" an audiovisual letter to his friend. In a series of obscured fragments, he captures the changing mood of Rio de Janeiro with a digital 8mm camera.
Off-screen, several anonymous Pakistani women talk about their sexuality. The images of the conventional partiarchal society are in sharp contrast to the liberating explicitness of the accounts of clit stimulation, sex with multiple partners, pissing, abortions, and rape.
A group of jazz musicians come to a recording studio to play a jam session together. Their improvisation is matched to the rhythm of a tape of freely available footage from security cameras around the world.
A unique recording from 1936 in South Africa captures the voice of a man named Mukalap, who invites the Europeans to listen to him and hear his native language, !Ora. The film is a response to Mukalap’s message...
The poetic mid-length documentary by Iranian director Mahdi Kiasari depicts scenes from the everyday life of Abolfazl, a young boy who is missing both hands.
Despite forming a natural part of the life of half the world’s population, menstruation is still a taboo in many countries. The film "A Bloody Taboo" shows just how stigmatized it is in Japan.
This short observational film by the Averklub Collective follows everyday life of Romani inhabitants of the poverty-stricken Slovak settlement of Rudňany.
The superfast longitudinal documentary is composed of short takes / impressions filmed over the course of one year, forming a kind of a cycle of audio-visual poems: image is accompanied by the director’s poetic comments and fragments of conversations.
A short socially-critical mosaic shot on 16mm film explores how much the way of thinking has changed in Western society in the past few decades, wondering whether equality and diversity are a matter of course, or whether they are still just meaningless words.
Nature’s wonders not visible to the naked eye are revealed in a documentary shot through a microscope lens. It shows to the viewer various kinds of plankton, a ubiquitous form of life, without which life on Earth wouldn’t exist.
A mosaic image of a place soon to be wiped from the face of the Earth...
A peaceful reflection on arrivals and departures consisting of fragments of the everyday life of a boy living in the Cuban countryside, whose biggest passion are trains.
In July 1929, a group of shoemakers from a small Colombian village triggered a one-day revolution to improve the living and working conditions in the country.
The term “nullo” is derived from „genital nullification“, removal of one’s sex organs. The term refers to the mostly male members of a specific sub-culture, who have decided to have their penis and testicles removed.
A grandmother, a mother, daughters. Despite living in one house, they exchanged letters. The first one was written in 1994, the last one 15 years later. In these letters, the women share their deepest feelings and insecurities.
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