Students' Films

At the Crossroads
(KAHAN KA RAASTA)

Savyasachi Anju Prabir
India 2017 | 48 min | engl. subtitled
Tue, 28-May-19 01:00 PM
Sun, 02-Jun-19 03:30 PM
Q&A with: Savyasachi Anju Prabir
Nes­tled in the Himalayan range in Uttarak­hand, India, the town of Kalap may soon have a road suit­able for motor­ized vehi­cles. Until then, the vil­lage con­tin­ues to be 10-kilo­me­ter walk … read more

Be’ Jam Be - the Never Ending Song
(Be’ Jam Be et cela n’aura pas de fin.)

Caroline Parietti, Cyprien Ponson
France, Switzerland 2017 | 85 min | engl. subtitled
Wed, 29-May-19 10:00 AM
Q&A with: Cyprien Ponson
“The Mutan tree, well we say tree, but orig­i­nal­ly it’s a liana that uses the tree to climb. And its grasp ends up killing the tree.” In Sarawak, one of … read more

Demian
(booked out)

Marc Sebastian Eils
Cameroon, Germany 2018 | 9 min | engl. subtitled
Tue, 28-May-19 07:00 PM
Q&A with: Marc Sebastian Eils
“They deport­ed me on the 7th of Decem­ber. They just said: Mr. Fobas­so, you need to go home now.” While fight­ing to renew his res­i­dence status, Demian is unex­pect­ed­ly hand­cuffed … read more

Emails to My Little Sister

Solomon A. Mekonen
Ethiopia, Germany 2018 | 25 min | engl. subtitled
Wed, 29-May-19 10:00 PM
Q&A with: Karl Andersson, Solomon A. Mekonen
“I can’t be cer­tain what will happen with this dig­ni­ty in you when you decide to come, too.” In his auto-ethno­graph­ic film EMAILS TO MY LITTLE SISTER, the Ethiopi­an direc­tor … read more

Faire-Part

Anne Reijniers, Nizar Saleh, Paul Shemisi, Rob Jacobs
Belgium, Congo | engl. subtitled
Wed, 29-May-19 10:00 PM
Sun, 02-Jun-19 06:00 PM
Q&A with: Nizar Saleh, Paul Shemisi
On the eve of the post­poned Con­golese elec­tions, two Con­golese and two Bel­gian cineasts are col­lab­o­rat­ing on a film about Kin­shasa and its resis­tance against the lega­cies of colo­nial­ism. The … read more

Film for Carlos

Renato Borrayo Serrano
Russia 2017 | 31 Min | engl. subtitled
Wed, 29-May-19 03:30 PM
Carlos is the name of a new­born baby in Moscow. His mother is Russ­ian and his father is Guatemalan. This is a prob­lem for Carlos’ mater­nal grand­par­ents, who begin to … read more

I am Golden Karen

Maui Druez, Preben Verledens
Belgium 2018 | 83 min | engl. subtitled
Wed, 29-May-19 01:30 PM
Q&A with: Maui Druez, Preben Verledens
“Even when I close my eyes, I can hardly remem­ber what my vil­lage looks like, but I carry the beauty of Karen state in my mind for­ev­er.” Some say the … read more

In the Devil’s Garden

Algeria, Switzerland 2018 | 25 Min | engl. subtitled
Tue, 28-May-19 04:30 PM
The film sit­u­ates the viewer within the makeshift space of an animal market in Alge­ria. Drift­ing between feed­ing and wait­ing, one attunes to the bodies of goats and camels, two … read more

Strangers

Laura Kansy, Oskar Zoche
Germany, India 2018 | 75 min | engl. subtitled
Wed, 29-May-19 05:30 PM
Q&A with: Laura Kansy, Oskar Zoche
Four strangers - same room, same cloth­ing, same city. Four people who would rarely meet in real life, enter into dia­logue. Love, money, faith and some kind of dif­fer­ence. Four … read more

The River, My Friend
(ÄLVEN MIN VÄN)

Hannah Ambühl
Sweden, Switzerland 2018 | 46 min | engl. subtitled
Tue, 28-May-19 04:30 PM
Q&A with: Hannah Ambühl
The Lule River flows through a part of Sweden that has been pop­u­lat­ed pri­mar­i­ly by the Sami people for thou­sands of years. The 15 dams that make indus­tri­al use of … read more

Up Down & Sideways

Anushka Meenakshi, Iswar Srikumar
India 2017 | 83 min | engl. subtitled
Wed, 29-May-19 07:30 PM
Thu, 30-May-19 05:30 PM
Why do people sing when they work? In Phek, a vil­lage in the hills close to the border between India and Myan­mar, almost all res­i­dents work togeth­er in the fields. … read more

Violence is to charge 600 Euros - Public Land I

Elena Friedrich
Germany, Greece, Spain, Turkey 2018 | 27 min | engl. subtitled
Tue, 28-May-19 03:00 PM
Q&A with: Elena Friedrich
Wake up! is the recur­rent tag on walls in Athens, Istan­bul and Madrid. As a sign, it traces the polit­i­cal strug­gles between 2011 and 2015. The film is an essay­is­tic … read more

Violence is to charge 600 Euros - Public Land II

Elena Friedrich
Germany, Greece, Spain, Turkey 2018 | 27 min | engl. subtitled
Tue, 28-May-19 03:00 PM
Q&A with: Elena Friedrich
Head­lines about the con­se­quences of the eco­nom­ic and social crises and the cur­rent lack of sol­i­dar­i­ty seem to have lost their sell­ing. They grab little atten­tion in the public dis­course. … read more

With Your Eyes

Laura Na Blankholm
Denmark 2018 | 41 min | engl. subtitled
Wed, 29-May-19 03:30 PM
Q&A with: Laura Na Blankholm
Affect­ed by the polit­i­cal real­i­ty in Den­mark, WITH OUR EYES exam­ines how col­lab­o­ra­tive trans­gres­sion can break down the stereo­typ­i­cal image of Mus­lims. In the film, the char­ac­ters become par­tic­i­pants by … read more

Withering House
(BISMAAR GHAAR)

Shreyas Dasharathe
India 2017 | 26 min | engl. subtitled
Tue, 28-May-19 01:00 PM
Sun, 02-Jun-19 03:30 PM
Q&A with: Shreyas Dasharathe
A house gives us a sense of belong­ing. It envelops us and pro­tects us. It is a symbol of the time, the cul­ture, and the beings that it inhab­its. A … read more