On her quest to find out what motherhood means for herself, director Antonia Hungerland encounters all kinds of people, none of whom seem to correspond to our traditional notion of a mother. What is a ‘real mother?
Morgane has just turned eighteen. She lives with her father and brother in a typical suburb of Paris. When she’s not in school, Morgane reads Russian poetry, calls herself and idiot endlessly on her blog, wanders through the streets of her painful childhood, regretting that things weren’t easier...
A film by Nguyễn Phương-Đan & Philip Widmann. Following the everyday life around a house in Ninh Hoa, the constellation of its inhabitants’ extended family becomes visible. Marked by the course of history in the 20th century, this constellation connects Vietnam, Germany, and the spirit world.
"Hey Dad, you died suddenly." The filmmaker, trying to make sense of the way his father chose to die, opens several boxes, all that is left behind. The forgotten photos, letters and home videos take the film back to the 1970s Yugoslavia, when his parents became lovers.
A low-level flight is a story from 1960's and 70's of relationship of Káťa and Franta who was an ace fighter pilot in the Czechoslovak army.
What am I? A revolt against you? Isn´t this story just another provocation? Constant fight?
A Proud Archive is an auto-docufiction that speaks of rejection and disappointment. It tells a tale of a failed artist who surrendered his dream to reality and became a postman...
A family portray made on the road. A mother and a daughter are setting off to a journey following the memories of the eldest daughter/sister missing in the portray. As we approach the end of the journey, we het to the core of the topic, brought to both women by the absence of the family member.
In a care home surrounded by magical forest deep in the middle of nowhere, the residents lead quiet, unruffled lives. Only Sundays seem to bring any variety. For Sunday is visiting day...
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.
A Will to Dance is a story about Margit, an elderly Jewish lady from Prague, who reconstructs her life story for the first time in front of her daughter and granddaughter... Watch for free!
An intimate, humorous, portrait of three generations of exile in the refugee camp of Ain el-Helweh, in southern Lebanon.
In a remote Iranian village, a wife and her husband have been married for years without conceiving. Iran’s policy requiring married couples to have children places additional strain on the couple, whose relationship is already deeply troubled...
When she was 20, Fatma ran away from Turkey and her authoritarian father to Italy, to gain her freedom. Her photographic work concerns the misfortune of the women in her family...
Anatomy of a Departure presents the director's family, who once lived in Ceausescu's oppressive Romania, a country with no illusions for a brighter future. With many difficulties, they immigrated to Germany, to seek the promise of freedom...
Dalsza Modlitwa (Another Prayer) explores the filmmaker's efforts to recreate a memory of her grandmother.
I think about how I once thought. What it meant to stay or to leave at the place where we grew up. All my friends, my sister and me… It seem as if leaving was a given for most of us. I would have wanted someone to ask me if the place is some sort of accessory...
Jakob took his life. He had emigrated to Portugal, yet was stricken with homesickness and longing. Two years later in Are You Sleeping, Brother Jakob? his four brothers, including director Stefan Bohun, take a trip into the past. Their different memories about the late brother gradually shape a family portrait in which everyone, even as adults, has had yet to find their place.
Akiko goes back to japan with her mother's ashes.
In the 70′s, in his hometown of Merthyr Tydﬁl and the nearby village of Heolgerrig, 19 year old photography student Robert Haines photographed his family, his friends, and sometimes just total strangers...
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