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Ben Rivers, UK, 2019, 38’
Ben River's glorious 35mm film about a sloth in action is a surprisingly funny and strange work, which makes time fly.
Aistė Žegulytė, Lithuania, 2018, 69'
It is a story of an animal who is going to represent itself at the world taxidermy championship.
Kazuo Hara, Japan, 2016, 215`
Kazuo Hara depicts the efforts of former workers of the asbestos factory in Osaka to beat the Japanese government in court, seeking compensation for damages due to ill health.
Fernando Lopes, Portugal, 1964, 80'
Interview with a has-been boxing champion "who could have been great".
Vít Klusák, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Denmark, UK, 2017, 105'
Dalibor K. (37) is an industrial painter, amateur horror maker, the composer of angry songs, painter and a radical neo-Nazi. He is approaching 40, but he is still living with his mother Vera (63) and is yet to experience the real relationship with ...
Dídio Pestana, Portugal, 2018, 82'
Love found, love lost. Families disappearing, families yet to build. The sea, the lakes. Houses, endings, solitude, friendship. Everything we keep, everything we leave behind.
Tony Palmer, UK, 1974, 121'
Directed by celebrated British filmmaker Tony Palmer, "Bird on a Wire" follows Cohen on his 1972 European tour. Long lost 16mm prints were restored for this release, not seen since 1974.
Paulo Carneiro, Portugal, 2018, 69’
In a remote village in Portugal, a young filmmaker breaks the law of silence in order to unearth the story of his grandfather.
Kazuo Hara, Japan, 1987, 122'
For decades, Kenzo Okuzaki has been on a crusade against Emperor Hirohito, and his military commanders whom he wants to force to accept responsibility for the war crimes that took place and the atrocities Japanese soldiers suffered.
Juho-Pekka Tanskanen, Finland, 2018, 85'
Love affairs, friendships and the police on his heels. One of Europe’s young homeless men lets us into his life on Barcelona’s streets.
Ivan Marković, Serbia, Germany, 2018, 49`
Prostrani kompleks hodnika, dvorana i kongresnih sala danas deluje kao odsjaj jedne prošlosti. Svojim predanim radom, osoblje koje održava zgradu štiti ostatke nekadašnje vizije budućnosti.
Benoit Lichte, France, 2016, 10'
A sensory journey into the breathtakingly beautiful oceans of our planet, which explores what happens to the human body and mind in the deep dark blue of the ocean.
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Dušan Solomun, Germany, 2019, 43'
A group of Syrian refugees are walking up the stairs of a high-rise building in Berlin. Arriving on the rooftop, they begin to reenact the most dramatic situation they went trough: crossing the Mediterranean between Turkey and Greece.
Cyprien Clément-Delmas, Igor Kosenko, Czech Republic, Germany, Ukraine, 2018, 79'
"Why are you here? Are you mentally sick? Do you want to kill people?“ the Ukrainian military commander asks the 18-year-old recruit Artiom.
Florian Weigensamer, Christian Krönes, Austria, 2018, 90'
A dark and sensuous film from a landfill in Ghana, where electronic waste from the West is being recycled.
Goran Dević, Croatia, 2011, 42`
Why do young men pay a course to teach them how to approach a woman?
Sara Pathirane, Finland, China, 2018, 9’
Choreography of tourists posing for photos on a cloudy mountain in China.
Radu Jude, Romania, 2018, 10’
The film confronts two different views of the execution of General Ion Antonescu, Romania’s leader during the Second World War.
Goran Dević, Croatia, 2012, 32’
We build a Furnace, the Furnace builds us!
Julien Faraut, France 2018, 95’
A documentary set at the final of the 1984 French Open between John McEnroe and Ivan Lendl at a time when McEnroe was the world's top-ranked player.
William Friedkin, Italy, US, 2017, 68'
In Rome, "The Exorcist" director William Friedkin follows a 91-year-old priest who performs a real demonic exorcism on a woman from a small Italian town.
Kazuo Hara, Japan, 1974, 98'
The author paints a portrait of his ex-wife Miyuki Takeda, who left him and moved to Okinawa. Through the prism of the love triangle, the director shows the pain of emotional relationships, and even - childbirth.
Marija Vukić, Srbija, 2019, 57
A film about a rock band Electric Orgasm that narratively leads us through their 39 year long career. A story of rises and falls, controversies that followed, growing up and surviving on stage.
Francesco Zippel, Italy, 2018. 106'
An introspective insight into the life and artistic journey of William Friedkin, an extraordinary and offbeat director of cult films such as The French Connection, The Exorcist, Sorcerer, Cruising, To Live and Die in L.A. and Killer Joe.
Gürcan Keltek, Netherlands, Turkey, 2018, 35'
Fethiye Sessiz, a notorious clairvoyant from Izmir in 1970s and 1980s, remembers fractions of her survival from abuse, kidnappings and violence.
Thomas Heise, Germany, Austria, 2019, 218'
Heimat is a space in time is a journey of reflection of time and the love held within using sounds, images and language. Yet some of it shall remain forever lost.
Willem Baptist, Netherlands, 2017, 91'
A feature documentary about fascination, love and Polaroid.
Salomé Lamas, Portugal, Germany, 2018, 86'
Extinction reveals a situation of political limbo, between reality and dream.
Anna Gawlita, Poland, 2018, 19'
Thirty farmers begin an equestrian pilgrimage touring the boundaries of nearby villages and fields. Fatigue and inebriation mix with religious ecstasy - a marriage of the sacred and the profane.
Benjamin Langeland, Stian Servoss, Norway, 2018, 52'
Aurora is a pop music sensation from a small town in Western Norway. She was discovered at the age of 16, dropped out of school, and spent the next years touring the world with her first album. At the age of 20 she is at a breaking point.
Raúl de la Fuente, Damian Nenow, Poland, Spain, Germany, Belgium, Hungary, 2018, 85'
This animated/documentary film is a gripping story of a three-month-long trip that renowned reporter Ryszard Kapuściński took across Angola, a country ravaged by a war in which the front lines shifted like a kaleidoscope from one day to the next.
Saeed Al Batal, Ghiath Ayoub, Syria, Lebanon, France, Germany, Qatar, 2018, 120ˈ
Two young cinema lovers, pick up the camera to film everything they can until one day the camera films them.
Pang-Chuan Huang, France, 2018, 17'
"What were you doing while I took this photo when the train passed through your house last year?"
Louis Myles, UK, Brazil, 2018, 84'
Carols "Kaiser" Henrique Raposo was a professional footballer. But he never actually played a game. By convincing others of his abilities (with help from journalist friends) he moved from club to club, avoiding football but partying hard. -
Igor Drljača, Canada, Bosnia & Hercegovina, 2018, 92'
Film examines the intersection between tourism and ideology in four post-war Bosnia and Herzegovinian towns.
Francesco Patierno, Italy, 2018, 71'
“In Naples, we say, ‘You lose your life trying to make a living.’”
Igor Bezinović, Hrvoslava Brkušić, Katerina Duda, Ivana Pipal, Ante Zlatko Stolica, Darovan Tušek, Croatia, 2019, 60`
A series of unusual short audiovisual portraits of Croatian towns.
Marwa Zein, Sudan, Norway, Denmark, France, 2019, 75'
In an all-male world ruled by Sharia law and threatened by civil war at its borders, a group of young women try to claim their right to live as they please.
Gavin Fitzgerald, Ireland, 2017, 90'
Conor McGregor is the biggest star in the history of Mixed Martial Arts and one of the biggest sports stars alive today.
Nicole Vögele, Germany, Switzerland, 2018, 116'
Cinematographic meditation on the in-between moments – a kaleidoscopic journey that relies on colours, sensations, animals, typhoons and a dark lilac sky – the materials of life. An attempt at capturing time, an exercise in seeing.
Eugene Jarecki, Germany, US, 2017, 107‘
How a country boy lost his authenticity and became a king while his country lost her democracy and became an empire.
Albert Serra, Spain, Portugal, 2018, 62ˈ
In an art gallery in Lisbon, the actor Lluís Serrat performs the agony of the King Louis XIV during seven days in a row. Inevitably the last day the death will show up.
César Alejandro Jaimes, Juan Pablo Polanco, Colombia, 2019, 75'
In the middle of the Guajira Desert, Doris, a young Wayuu lady, will exhume the remains of her dead cousin, during a ritual that will bring her face to face with death and the spirit world.
Darko Bajić, Serbia, 2019, 95`
A documentary about the life and work of the academic painter Miloš Bajić. Through his personal and artistic biography, we follow the most important period of the 20th century - the Second World War.
Bettina Perut, Iván Osnovikoff, Chile, Germany, 2018, 78'
Chola and Football are a couple of street dogs that live in the Los Reyes skatepark. A microcosm is organized around them, composed of things, animals and young adolescents in conflict with an adult world that they reject but are required to enter.
Kata Olah, Sándor Csukás, Hungary, 2018, 28'
Mignon is sweet, sweet as Marika. With her childlike soul, Marika lives to dance and dances to overcome her lost childhood.
Anna Kryvenko, Czech Republic, Latvia, Slovakia, 2018, 79'
"I don’t want to speak about general justice or truth. I would like to show that no truth can be definite. This is a story about how one becomes an “occupier” without intending to." A. Kryvenko
Alexander Mihalkovich, Belarus, Ukraine, Estonia, 2018, 80'
After the annexation of Crimea my old Ukranian granny Zina had to face the fact of living on a ‘new Planet’. For many reasons, the time has come for her to make a crucial decision.
Wang Bing, France, Switzerland, China, 2018, 496'
A dozen aging survivors are interviewed from Jiabiangou, a complex of three work camps in Northwest China where supposed rightists were sent for re-education in the 1950s and 1960s under Mao Zedong.
Melanie Hollaus, Austria, 2019, 80'
The cargo ship MS Valentina covers 1640 Danube kilometers on its route from Linz, Austria to Russe, Bulgaria, crossing seven countries. The river as an "European Road" is full of opposites and differences.
Roger Michell, UK, 2018, 84‘
Dames Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins, Joan Plowright, and Maggie Smith get together for tea to reminisce and discuss their acting careers.
Sara Marković, Nikola Dragović, Serbia, 73'
What happens when an average person is treated as enemy of the state?
Ivars Seleckis, Latvia, 2018, 97'
A curious and tender look at Latvian children and their families.
Leonor Teles, Portugal, 2018, 82'
Divided between the quiet solitude of the river and the family ties that wash him ashore, the film follows a fisherman Albertino Lobo, as nature renews itself with each season cycle.
Yves Hinant, Jean Libon, Belgium, France, 2017, 100'
In this unapologetic and politically incorrect portrait, the extraordinary, offbeat judge Anne Gruwez takes us behind the scenes of real life criminal investigations. You won't believe your eyes. It's not cinema: it's worse!
Sead Šabotić, Montenegro, 2019, 16`
A couple visits the property of their origins where the houses of the relatives living abroad are now standing.
Goran Dević, Croatia, 2006, 30 `
„If I were to do this film today, the title would have been Ljubica Solar's Diary."
Mads Brügger, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Belgium, 2019, 128'
The mysterious death of Dag Hammarskjöld. As the investigation closes in, the documetarians discover a crime far worse than killing the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
Daniel Washington, Georgia, Hungary, US, 2018, 29'
Nashville’s a long ride away.
RaMell Ross, USA, 2018, 76'
Hale County This Morning, This Evening is a poetic social commentary on the banal African American life rooted in the deep racist south of Alabama.
Paul Hegeman, Netherlands, 2019, 75'
The great composer Arvo Pärt at work, whilst the artists who perform his music and are inspired by it illustrate the different aspects of the phenomenon the man is.
Guillaume Brac, France, 2018, 97'
It’s summer on a leisure base in the tougher Paris suburbs. A land of adventures, flirting and transgression for some, a place to hide out or take a break for others.
Tova Mozard, Sweden, US, 2018, 20'
Somewhere in the hills of Los Angeles we meet four actors who portray the police profession through narrative and staging.
Wim Wenders, Switzerland, Vatican, Italy, Germany, France, 2018, 96'
Pope Francis travels the world speaking to those in need and delivering a message of hope.
Nikolaus Geyrhalter, Austria, 2018, 112'
With precisely composed shots and detailed interviews with local police officers, hikers, farmers and small business owners, the film explores the few square kilometers at the Brenner Pass, telling an urgent story of Europe in the process.
Tiago Hespanha, Portugal, 2018, 106'
Troops train fictional missions, astronomy observe the stars and a boy plays the piano for the wild deer lurking in the dark.
Goran Dević, Croatia, 2010, 41`
Two communities, one flood.
Petr Horky, Czech Republic, Russia, 2017, 67'
They want a revolution, but nothing should change!
Floor van der Meulen, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, 2019, 72'
The last male northern white rhino remaining on earth is dying. But at least he is not alone.
Nedim Lončarević, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2018, 38`
The members of the Milisic family are searching for their roots. Who are we? Where do we come from? Slavko is an Orthodox Christian, Ivo a Catholic and Ismet a Muslim.
Kazuo Hara, Japan, 1994, 157'
An intimate portrait of eccentric writer and screenwriter Mitsuhare Inoue (1926-1992) during the last months of his life, until he loses his fight against cancer.
Dimitri Martin Genaudeau, Czech Republic, France, 2018, 10'
In the forest of Moravia, a small insect slumbers within the trees.
Ian Soroka, US, Slovenia, Croatia, 2018, 98'
Drifting through the densely forested landscape of southern Slovenia – Greetings from free forests encounters stories that emerge from the land itself; measuring the gap between an event of popular resistance and its lingering remains within a fore...
Paul Mezier, France, 2018, 30'
Overview is a 30 minutes narrative experience on the objects of the cosmos, from the planets in our Solar System to the galaxies beyond the Milky Way.
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Askold Kurov, Estonia, Poland, Czech Republic, 2017, 70'
Oleg Sentsov is a Ukrainian filmmaker, Euromaidan activist and native of Crimea. After the Russian annexation of Crimea, he became an active opponent of the occupation. In May 2014 he was arrested by the Russian security service, charged with plann...
Sergei Loznitsa, Netherlands, 2018, 125'
Stalin’s justice. A courtroom drama brought back to life.
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Julie Cohen, Betsy West, US, 2018, 98'
The exceptional life and career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon.
Maya Kosa & Sergio da Costa, Switzerland, Portugal, 2015, 95'
Silva has made ends. Now his steps echo in the narrow streets of a remote village, where he has moved into an empty house.
Elín Hansdóttir, Anna Rún Tryggvadóttir, Hanna Björk Valsdóttir, Island / Iceland, 2019, 73'
At a run down pool by the ocean and the mountains, Snorri a pioneer in infant swimming, welcomes babies all day long, six days a week. He has been there for 25 years, the pool becoming a world of its own where babies dive, stand in his palm, sing ...
Manuel Mozos, Portugal, 2009, 60'
Manuel Mozos's fugue film captures the decaying beauty of the Portuguese landscape.
Chantal Akerman, Belgium, France, Portugal, 1993, 107'
A look at life in Eastern Europe after the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Menna Laura Meijer, Netherlands, 2018, 105’
A clear-cut, distinctly visual film about our present-day search for meaning, personal growth and performance improvement.
Geska Brečević, Robert Brečević, Mexico, Croatia, Iceland, Sweden, 2018, 95’
Journeying into the mythical space of the outlands of southern Mexico, visual artists Geska and Robert Brečević and their five-year old daughter Katja unearth complex stories in which time, memory and nostalgia are continually reenacted.
Bernhard Hetzenauer, Mexico, Austria, Germany, 2017, 20'
In the 1980’s Faustino had proclaimed himself to be God. Together with an armed group he menaced and terrorized other neighboring villages. When Chon witnessed his cousin killing members of their own community, he escaped.
Ivan Salatić, Montenegro, 2018, 33’
A film that looks for the history, but finds only the soil.
Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, US, 2018, 100'
Though friends and loved ones try to discourage him, Alex Honnold prepares for his most daring and deadly free solo climb to date, Yosemite’s El Capitain.
Marcus Lindeen, Sweden, Denmark, US, Germany, 2018, 98'
The hidden story behind what has been described as "one of the strangest group experiments of all time".
Panos Deligiannis, Greece, 2018, 82'
In a favela in Rio, the art of theatre transforms the harsh reality of a group of children.
Goran Dević, Hrvatska, 2008, 50`
A “road movie” to the past.
Juan Alvarez Neme, Uruguay, 2019, 97'
An encounter between a girl and a tree doctor in a forest in Nagasaki. A horse tamer searches for a wild animal to submit across a timeless wasteland. A story about phantoms of a lost time and the remains of violence still inhabits in us.
Sanaz Azari, Belgium, 2018, 61'
They are the background, the actors of nothing, the noise they emit is only din, and their naming is collective. They are the countless unknown soldiers of commercial movies...
Henry Singer, Rob Miller, UK, Norway, 2018, 99'
Filmed over five years with unprecedented access to the Prosecution, the Defence, witnesses who came forward to give evidence, and Mladic's family members and supporters in Bosnia, this film tells an epic story of justice, accountability an...
Andrei Kutsila, Belarus, Poland, 2018, 50'
A slow film with an elegant storyline about the art of life and art itself.
Alexander Belinski, Agne Dovydaityte, Lithuania, 2018, 82’
A poetic documentary about the kind of people that are forgotten by history.
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Piotr Iwanicki, Poland, 2017
Superhot is the first person shooter where time moves only when you move.
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Michał Marczak, Poland, UK, 2016, 100'
Millennial searchers drink, drug, dance and love night after long summer night in this seductive blurring of documentary and fiction shot in the outdoor bars, dance clubs and house parties of Warsaw.
Savo Tufegdžić, Srbija, Serbia, South Africa, 2019, 86'
Savo takes us on a journey of self-discovery, as he speaks to family members, the community of Kraljevo, religious institutes and artists. This is his Serbian journey of faith, family, and connection.
Andrijana Stojković, Germany, Serbia, 2019, 52'
Two Roma brothers are speaking their mind through their hip-hop. Their strong words echo through out the European continent.
François-Xavier Destors, France, 2018, 87'
Visit the norhernmost city on the planet.
Goran Dević, Croatia, 2008, 30`
Do we still need to keep talking about the war?
Tsai Ming-Liang, Taiwan, France, 2018, 76'
Radically rethinking the tired talking-heads template, Tsai Ming-liang's latest digital experiment turns the human face into a subject of dramatic intrigue.
Goran Dević, Croatia, 2019, 33`
Is there such a radical political program that can be more dangerous than the system we already live in?
Ion Gnatiuc, Artiom Zavadovschi, Moldova, Romania, Germany, France, 2018, 17'
When you are caught up in between your identity and societal norms that limit your existence.
Bing Liu, US, 2018, 93'
Three young men bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust-Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship.
Werner Herzog, Andre Singer, UK, US, Germany, 2018, 90'
Prolific director Werner Herzog’s candid conversations with the former Soviet head of state form the backbone of this illuminating documentary on one of the 20th century’s most defining politicians.
Goran Dević, Croatia, 2004, 21`
A film about nature and society.
Daniel Zimmermann, Switzerland, Austria, 2018, 106'
Gentle birdsong filters through dense forest vegetation only to be drowned out by the sudden roar of chainsaws.
Kazuo Hara, Japan, 1972, 82'
A documentary about a group of people with cerebral palsy in Japan, who face prejudice in their community as well as personal issues: who are they, what do they feel and how do they view their lives?
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María Antón Cabot, Spain, 2019, 67'
We ask excited, hyper-connected and anxious youngsters about their urges. To find love. To awaken desire. And in that unreality in which everything is confused, Ana also finds her particular way of feeling.
Jérémy Gravayat, France, 2019, 97'
At the outskirts of Paris, in a rapidly-changing suburb, a group of Romanian families are searching for a place to live.
Frederik Sølberg, Denmark, Belgium, 2018, 70'
Why is it so important to have a place called home?
Árpád Bogdán, Hungary, 2018, 90'
A former mafia man of the infamous Budapest Ghetto has been teaching boxing to the poor young children of the neighborhood for the past eight years. One of his students fights his way up to box for a world championship belt.
Bruno Margetić, Croatia, 2017, 9'
With Heroes of Night and Tragic, Croatian experimental theater group Ateatar proves you don’t need a 360 camera to shoot a 360 video, and paves the way for unlimited VR creativity.
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Isabella Willinger, Germany, 2019, 85’
The robots are at our doorstep. Scientists as well as tech-visionaries are certain that in a few years robots will be an integral part of our everyday life. But humanoid robots are more than just another gadget.
Jon Blåhed, Sweden, Norway, 2018, 73'
A documentary about the Sámi woman and living legend Maj Doris Rimpi.
Emmanuelle Bonmariage, Belgium, 2018, 92'
Manu is a strikingly unique and touching documentary portrait of a very singular, uncompromising and creative character, the Belgian film director Manu Bonmariage.
Jelena Maksimović, Dušan Grubin, Serbia, 2018, 70'
Taurunum boys seem tough.