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ABOVE THE STYX

Sergey Bukovsky
Ukraine 2019 | 29 min
Livestream:
Fri, 14-May-21 11:00 AM
On demand: May 6-16th
Q&A via zoom with:
Maria Stoianova
The film patient­ly enters a par­tic­u­lar and sacred space of ritual life in Ukrain­ian soci­ety. It fol­lows and silent­ly observes hun­dreds of people vis­it­ing the graves of their deceased rel­a­tives … read more

DEUTSCHLAND IST EIN TRAMPOLIN

Marc Sebastian Eils
Cameroon, Germany 2021 | 28 min
Livestream:
Fri, 14-May-21 07:00 PM
On demand: May 6-16th
Q&A via zoom with:
Marc Sebastian Eils
Two lives - before and after the return to Cameroon. Romeo is dis­ap­point­ed by Ger­many and wants to fly back home. Demian was deport­ed and has been trying to return … read more

DON’T COME HOME THIS YEAR

Stefan Voicu
Hungary 2020 | 9 min
Livestream:
Fri, 14-May-21 07:00 PM
On demand: May 6-16th
Q&A via zoom with:
Stefan Voicu
DON’T COME HOME THIS YEAR is a short film about Roman­ian migrants return­ing home from Italy during the Covid-19 pan­dem­ic and get­ting stuck at the Aus­tri­an-Hun­gar­i­an border. The film is … read more

EIN OZEAN

Paul Scheufler
Germany 2020 | 19 min
Livestream:
Wed, 12-May-21 02:00 PM
On demand: May 6 -16th
Q&A via zoom with:
Paul Scheufler
Markus was sex­u­al­ly abused sev­er­al times during his child­hood. Today, the 55-year-old is con­stant­ly on the road with his camper van and his dog “Picas­so” and is long­ing for an … read more

FALTENROCK

Janina Rasch, Leonie Kock
Germany 2019 | 83 min
Livestream:
Sun, 09-May-21 05:00 PM
On demand: May 6-16th
Q&A via Zoom with:
Janina Rasch, Leonie Kock
Mechthild, Volker, Chris­t­ian and Chris­tiane want fun above all. They are miss­ing humour in their fam­i­lies, spend hours on Face­book and can still add more sto­ries to 50 Shades of … read more

LOST BOY

Shin Thandar
Myanmar 2019 | 15 min
Livestream:
Fri, 14-May-21 07:00 PM
On demand: May 6-16th
Q&A via zoom with:
Shin Thandar
Thant Zin came to Yangon with his broth­er around three years ago. He may have been twelve years old at the time, but he can’t really remem­ber. After find­ing him … read more

MARANA

Davide Provolo, Giovanni Benini
Italy 2020 | 64 min
Livestream:
Fri, 14-May-21 11:00 AM
On demand: May 6-16th
Filmgespräch via Zoom mit:
Davide Provole, Giovanni Benini
This doc­u­men­tary invites us on a spe­cial jour­ney into the tac­i­turn uni­vers­es of autism. We dive deep into it as we get close to a group of teenagers living in … read more

MY HERO

Danial Shah
Pakistan, Portugal 2019 | 10 min
Livestream:
Fri, 14-May-21 04:00 PM
On demand: May 6-16th
Q&A via Zoom with:
Danial Shah
Irshad migrat­ed with his son Zee­lain from Pak­istan to Por­tu­gal to enable him a better future. As Zee­lain has to write a paper for school about a hero, he choos­es … read more

MY VIETNAM

Thi-Hien Mai, Tim Ellrich
Germany 2020 | 70 min
Livestream:
Fri, 14-May-21 04:00 PM
On demand: May 6-16th
Q&A via Zoom with:
Thi-Hien Mai, Tim Ellrich
The Viet­namese couple Bay and Tam have lived in Ger­many for 30 years. With little con­tact to others in the German soci­ety, the two work in empty offices as clean­ers. … read more

SECRETARY OF IDEOLOGY

Yuriy Pivovarov
Russia 2019 | 50 min
Livestream:
Wed, 12-May-21 04:30 PM
On demand: May 6-16th
Q&A via Zoom with:
Yuriy Pivovarov
Ivan Komen­dan­tov is only 16 years old, but he is a ded­i­cat­ed com­mu­nist and sec­re­tary of ide­ol­o­gy at the com­mu­nist youth organ­i­sa­tion Kom­so­mol in Moscow. He wants to become an … read more

SHEDDING SKIN IN LATE JUNE

Sabah Jalloul
Germany 2019 | 10 min
Livestream:
Thu, 06-May-21 07:00 PM
On demand: 6-16th May
Q&A via zoom with:
Sabah Jalloul
Alia Reslan and Lebanese film­mak­er and friend Sabah Jal­loul meet short­ly before Alia’s visit to her father’s wed­ding in Lebanon. Over pack­ing suit­cas­es, an infor­mal con­ver­sa­tion about coming out, new­found … read more

SWEET SALTY WIND

Laura Gabriela Gabay
Cuba, Switzerland 2019 | 20 min
Livestream:
Fri, 14-May-21 10:00 PM
On demand: May 6-16th
Q&A via Zoom with:
Laura Gabriela Gabay
Some­where on the north­ern coast of Cuba, three chil­dren are swim­ming in the ocean, paint­ing seashells and are amused by a sea slug. As they roam through the city, a … read more

TALAMANCA

Davide Marino
Great Britain 2020 | 23 min
Livestream:
Fri, 14-May-21 10:00 PM
On demand: May 6-16th
Q&A via Zoom with:
David Marino
A father is peel­ing an orange, a daugh­ter and mother are sleep­ing in a ham­mock, and a big river is flow­ing by: these are a few snip­pets that immerse us … read more

TENACE

Jean Baptiste Barra, Timothée Engasser
France France 2020 | 17 min
Livestream:
Fri, 14-May-21 10:00 PM
On demand: May 6-16th
Q&A via Zoom with:
Timothée Engasser
It starts with sand, the basics of glass and con­crete, and unfolds into a med­i­ta­tion on urban infra­struc­ture, build­ings and sur­faces. Sur­re­al and sen­so­ry images are con­fronting us with a … read more

TERRA INCOGNITA

Shirley van der Maarel
Netherlands 2019 | 30 min
Livestream:
Wed, 12-May-21 02:00 PM
On demand: May 6-16th
Q&A via Zoom with:
Shirley van der Maarel
All over Europe, refugees are being housed in almost aban­doned vil­lages; this is cheap and is intend­ed to coun­ter­act the rural exodus. But how to feel home in a place … read more

The Golden Buttons

Alex Evstigneev
Russia 2020 | 20 min
Livestream:
Wed, 12-May-21 04:30 PM
On demand: May 6-16th
Q&A via zoom with:
Alex Evstigneev
In 2016, Russ­ian Pres­i­dent Vladimir Putin cre­at­ed the nation­al guards, whose legal task is to ensure public order, the fight against ter­ror­ism and extrem­ism. In fact, this organ­i­sa­tion is per­son­al­ly … read more