Prague, Czech Republic, 31 May, 2003 - its a few minutes before 10 a.m. and there are more than 3000 people jostling on a remote parking place...
Ramin is a veteran Georgian wrestler, perhaps the only wrestler in the world known to have won seven opponents in mere 55 seconds...
It is 1998 and Israel is turning fifty...
Awarded SPECIAL MENTION at 42nd Karlovy Vary IFF.
The film covers the hot-blooded dispute over a U.S. military base, as part of the National Missile Defense Program, which was planned for construction in the woods surrounding Brdy Military Area...
Maria decides to go for a swim in the pool even though it looks deserted and she’s warned that the water is cold. When she gets into the pool she is faced with not only the frigid water, but with her other feelings as well. Like fear.
"May we continue as the pioneer without haste but without rest." Olga M. Wiebe
“Most prisoners like boxes.” The constrained nature of prisons opens up an infinitude of fantasies and free artistic expression...
A man rambles in a field for the entire time. A sculptor works with the wood. An old man speaks of Lord with excessive vehemence. In front of the old man's place there's an old railway, which passes a train every five minutes...
The story is quite simply magnificent. In 1979, to thank the owner of the island of Logoden for authorising the filming of scenes for Mon Oncle d’Amérique, Alain Resnais offered this gentleman, Jean Fraysse, a highquality super 8 camera...
Seated on a podium in a cinema as if for a typical Q&A after a screening, Françoise Lebrun, actress
here behind the camera (but in front of it too), begins by the end and politely warns her interlocutor:
it will be a question of a work in the style of a quilt, of a crazy quilt.
The truth is nothing but a group of pixels, the result of a digital zoom on blurred faces. The camera filming the members of a people's jury present at a murder trial is as lost as they are in a labyrinth of evidence, images, and witnesses, incapable of filming anything but its own disintegration.
Students demonstrate against a tuition increase. For 37 days, they occupy university offices. Any resemblance to recent events is completely intentional...
Generation Orchestra is a portrait of the impact of an initiative by the same name students from the Miguel Torga School, in Amadora.
The character of a German woman writer, about whom we know precious little, apart from the fact that her mother is losing her memory, goes to Hiroshima during the commemoration of the bombing...
This short, Oscar award-winning, film was shot in the glass factories of Leerdam and Schiedam and demonstrates how glass blowers do their work.
A perfect, fast and hilarious montage. Using images from Amsterdam Zoo, Bert Haanstra shows that a couple of similarities can be discovered between man and animal.
In Rembrandt, Haanstra shows that it is possible to make a fascinating film, only with images from paintings.
Bert Haanstra in this short film gives his vision - from the water – of a tranquil Holland.
A portrait of The Netherlands and the Dutch. With the aid of a hidden camera Haanstra observes people in the most diverse situations and shows the unusual in the usual and reverse.
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