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.
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.
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.
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 mosaic image of a place soon to be wiped from the face of the Earth...
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.
On the penultimate day of 2020, a police action took place on the Philippine island of Panay, during which nine members of the local indigenous Tumandok community were murdered...
In 1908, Argentinian stonebreakers went on what was to become the longest strike in the country’s history. Sixty years later, a feature film was shot about the incident, which, however, ignored the presence of women among the strikers.
Maryam is a Muslim working as a housekeeper for a Catholic family. On Christmas Eve she is faced with a dilemma when she is forced to escort her autistic employer to mass. How will she be able to follow the Catholic ceremony in a church if she is a Muslim?
“Life has given me time. However, I’ve never spent that time to really live.” Jen is an ordinary guy with big dreams and hopes. But, time has passed him by. A lot has happened. What has Jen been doing for the past ten years?
The people of Teges Village in Bali practiced Kecak Rina, a traditional dance they have never done before. Sardono and his colleagues came to the village as their mentors.
Acto de fé (1970) adapts Jean-Paul Sartre’s short story Erostratus about a man on the verge of despair who decides to buy a gun and go out to kill at random.
An insight on sensorial experiences, collective memory and sense of identity of the wool workers from Covilhã (Portugal), establishing a link with the abandoned and degraded factories that have once been a symbol of prosperity.
A film about architecture and our personal relation with it.
When we ask ourselves about loneliness and about man, we started to cross the bridge for understanding both. This film explores and portrays the cruel beauty of loneliness and age-effect evident in the landscapes and places of the Trás-os-Montes region (Portugal).
"I build images, I look for senses. I make a choice. The feminine side of machines. From here on the plot begins to be woven."
Comrades in Arms shows, in a very personal way, the experience of young men who choose to leave being the life of a civilian to become part of the navy at the Escola de Fuzileiros/Marine School of the Portuguese Navy.
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