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...
After years of separation, the filmmaker renews her relationship with her mother, Aïcha, now suffering from Alzheimer’s. From Brussels to Tangiers, the odyssey of a family marked by exile is evoked through discretion and confession, pain, separation, grief, and joy.
Dwi Sujanti Nugraheni's first feature-length documentary features a young couple's quotidian struggle to get by as they tend to their pig farm in an Indonesian village.
Rangkasbitung: A Piece of Tale is a piece of story which has been taken from two young men from Rangkasbitung – it’s a small town which has a distance 120 kilometers from the capital city of Jakarta.
At the centre of the story is a remarkably astute and luminous 12-year-old black girl whose poignant observations about life, the soul, and the power of art give voice to those rarely heard in society.
Alphée shares much in common with other five year olds. She likes to laugh, and to play and she has a vivid imagination. Unlike other kids, she has an extremely rare genetic disorder—Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome—that affects neuromuscular development...
The docu-fiction essay portrays self-taught but ambitious right-wing populists who long to play a high-stakes game and act as fictional characters, grey eminences or manly heroes.
A visual dreamscape of Prague streets, a hallucinatory vision of a world from the operating table for robotic heart surgeries, collaged together with the stories narrated by the mysterious Dr. B, who is a gifted surgeon at the centre of a conspiracy and a criminal ring trafficking in human parts, especially hearts.
The film exploits both dream and variations on free imagination to depict the theme of Toyen. It suggestively evokes the way in which this Surrealist painter broke down the borders between vision and reality in her daily existence, and the extent to which she experimented with her own life in order to penetrate the depths of her subconscious.
On 21 August 1968 Prague awoke to find itself occupied by Soviet forces. Director Jan Němec took it upon himself to walk the streets documenting the invasion...
The documentary follows the footsteps of the genocide of Yazidis in Iraq and Syria. It was there—in the Iraqi town of Sinjar—that in August 2014, a terrorist group of the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) attacked the Yazidi religious minority.
The Liliev brothers share a surname but don't seem to have anything else in common, not even a father. They got the name from their mother Lily, who is no longer alive...
In the Atayal mythology, the souls of the deceased arrive in Heaven by way of the rainbow, yet only the ones who have the traditional face tattoo would be welcomed by the Ancestral Spirits.
This feature documentary captures the subtle nuances of a culturally diverse neighbourhood—Vancouver’s once-thriving Chinatown—in the midst of a transformation that plays out across many ethnic enclaves in North America.
This is a story about the most striking phenomenon in Russia's contemporary art - the art collective Voina (War). Its founders Vor (Thief) and Koza (Goat) lead an underground existence as they raise their one-year-old son Kasper and conduct art actions which walk the fine line between art and crime. No one is left untouched by their bold political statements. They live for the day hoping to change the world of tomorrow.
Nona (66), an atypical homemaker, lives in self-exile in a coastal town, in a mysterious forest where strange fires attributed to the Devil take place.
A mysterious artist appears in different districts of Minsk. He spreads his canvas and begins to paint. He creates puzzling geometric figures, rectangles and squares… The streets are alive...
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