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  • Mussie's Room
    Movie + 1 extra

    Mussie's Room

    Movie + 1 extra

    Mussie is a 20-year-old from Eritrea. He lives in Switzerland. For more than three years now, he's been waiting for the Swiss authorities' decision on his application for asylum.

    Dir. Felix Hergert - 28min - 2021 - Switzerland - Subtitles available in: English, German.

  • Blu
    Movie + 1 extra


    Movie + 1 extra

    The film takes us on a nocturnal and subterranean journey inside the TBM, the tunnel boring machine used to dig tunnels and subways all over the world. The departure of the TBM from one station and its arrival at the next mark the stages of our film, a passage that goes from the dark of the work ...

  • Passing Time
    Movie + 1 extra

    Passing Time

    Movie + 1 extra

    I started filming my grandparents in 2007. I was fifteen years old. I really loved my grandfather a lot but as the years went by, I turned my camera more and more towards my grandmother who was suffering from a disturbing illness. Alzheimer’s. I filmed a fraction of their lives, as it happens muc...

  • The Secret History of Aviation

    Movie + 1 extra

    The Secret History of Aviation is a poignant reflection on that which rises and that which falls. Its title and narration are taken from a piece written by Manuel Zimbro, in which he muses on what it is that prevents man from being able to fly, and what impact this limitation has on the natural w...

  • The Holiday Inn-Side

    Movie + 1 extra

    Sixteen-year-old ‘Anonymous’ has been in and out of juvenile detention for the last five years... and he finds himself 'locked-up' yet again. As he moves around the confines of the secure facility in this fully-animated documentary, he tries to make sense of his past and the circumstances that ha...

  • La Bestia - Train of the Unknowns

    Movie + 1 extra

    In 'Casa del Migrante' in Huehutoca, a suburb of Mexico City, refugees find a safe abode. At least for two days. Then they must go on with their journey towards USA in freight train carriages, which everyone here just calls 'La Bestia', the beast.

    Dir. Manuel Inacker - 23min - 2018 - Germany - L...

  • Antonio and Catarina


    Augusto, a 70-year old man, is dealing with the sudden appearance of a 25-year old woman in his life, Cristina, the filmmaker. Since I first saw him, I had an urge to film this mysterious figure. Our initial fascination with each other unraveled into a seduction game, disclosing fragility, lust a...

  • Currents


    The plants are the only ones remaining in the vacant business building. In this large and once lavish space, the gardener still maintains the plants, which have become part of its architecture. She sifts through the ones in pots and prepares them for their relocation.

    The plants which used to r...

  • Mars, Oman
    Movie + 1 extra

    Mars, Oman

    Movie + 1 extra

    An old Bedouin riding his camel can’t believe his eyes: a woman dressed in silvery armour and a bizarre helmet is studying an insignificant rock. Astronauts in the desert of Oman... Or is it Mars?

    Bedouins, spaceships, desertships, two young Omani girls passionate about space, and a lost directo...

  • Summerloch
    Movie + 1 extra


    Movie + 1 extra

    Denis visits his parents' summer home in Tuscany, bringing his friend, the director Moris Freiburghaus. These are the last warm summer days, but, struggling with past mistakes and addictions, Denis finds it hard to enjoy them. He grapples with his demons under the watchful eye, and gentle lens, o...

  • Vaarheim
    Movie + 1 extra


    Movie + 1 extra

    After the closure of the high school and the fish farm, all the men and teenagers have to leave the tiny island of Out Skerries to go to the Mainland, leaving the women by themselves with the younger children.

    Julie Powis Arthur is one of those women. First she saw her husband leave and now bot...

  • Mata Ne
    Movie + 1 extra

    Mata Ne

    Movie + 1 extra

    Mata Ne is about a woman tracing her roots. She travels, together with her mother, to her second home in Japan. It is about them visiting the almost one hundred years old grandmother on the remote island of Okinawa. This reunion feels like a farewell at the same time, somewhere in between being h...

    Movie + 10 extras


    Movie + 10 extras

    A cinematic journey into the soundscape of the Alps, where alpine shepherds live far from the bustle of the city. Centuries living in close commune with their cows, sheep and dogs has influenced their daily lives, even the language they speak. Building from the idioms, songs and ringing commands ...

  • Altsasu
    Movie + 2 extras


    Movie + 2 extras

    In the Basque town of Altsasu, the beds of seven young men lie empty. As the town celebrates its annual festival, Altsasu follows Igone as she copes with the imprisonment of her son Jokin and six others, convicted in a case which has been widely condemned as a miscarriage of justice.

    Dir. Eoin W...

  • Our Fathers
    Movie + 2 extras

    Our Fathers

    Movie + 2 extras

    In 2015 the Bishop of Aberdeen wrote to the Bishop of Aba in Nigeria with an urgent request – do you have any spare priests? Father Maximilian Nwosu and Father James Anyaegbu are the answer: two Nigerians sent on a mission to serve the Scottish Highlands. But from preaching to packed congregation...

  • Breadmakers

    Dir. Yasmin Fedda - 11min - 2007 - UK

    At a unique Edinburgh bakery, a community of workers with learning disabilities makes a variety of organic breads for daily delivery to shops and cafes in the city .The Garvald Bakery is part of a centre inspired by the ideas of Rudolph Steiner where the wor...

  • Dafa Metti
    Movie + 1 extra

    Dafa Metti

    Movie + 1 extra

    Under Paris' glittering Eiffel Tower, undocumented Senegalese migrants sell miniature souvenirs of the monument, to support their families back home. Far from their loved ones and hounded by the police, each day is a struggle through darkness in the City of Lights.

    Dir. Tal Amiran - 15min - 2020...

  • A Safer Place

    Dir. Edward Lawrenson - 18min - 2021 - UK - Languages: English, Burmese - Subtitles: English

    As tourists gather on a beach in Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, a scientist explains the devastation that the rains will bring over the summer months. Just a few miles away is Kutupalong refugee camp, the wo...

  • Boca de Fogo - Fire Mouth

    Movie + 1 extra

    City of Salgueiro, in the heartland of Pernambuco, Brazil. In the stands, the heat punishes the fans. On the radio, Fire Mouth ignites the broadcasting. There`s no sports commentator like Fire Mouth.

    Dir. Luciano Pérez Fernández - 9min - 2017 - Brazil - Language: Portuguese - Subtitles available...

  • Lotus

    Dir. Mohammadreza Vatandoust - 2018 - Iran - Language: Farsi - Subtitles: English

    After a dam flooded a village in northern Iran, one island remained. There’s a grave on it. On a hill above the new lake, an old woman looks out at it. An intimate look at the daily routine of an Iranian woman who ...

  • Guaxuma


    Tayra and I grew up on a beach in the north east of Brazil. We were inseparable. The sea breeze brings me back happy memories.

    Dir. Nara Normande - 14min - 2018 - France, Brazil - Language: Portuguese - Subtitles: English, French, Spanish

    "plays like casually flipping through a photo album of a...

  • Crossing Borders
    Movie + 1 extra

    Crossing Borders

    Movie + 1 extra

    Khansaa and her family fled the Syrian war in search of a better life in the United States. As refugees living in Oakland California, they adapt to an unfamiliar culture with the help of a young American mother. Crossing Borders looks at the migrant story through motherhood and friendship that cr...

  • He
    Movie + 1 extra


    Movie + 1 extra

    In Qaleh Hassan Khan, a town between Tehran and Karaj in Iran, 'He' follows mannequins on their journey from the factory floor to the shop window.

    Dir. Sam Kalantari - 31min - 2015 - Iran - Language: Farsi - Subtitles: English

    "Like a science-fiction film, 'He' examines the surreal path of shop...

  • Inside Me


    A clear decision surrounded by mixed feelings.
    A young woman recounts her experience with abortion.

    Dir. Maria Trigo Teixeira - 2019 - Germany - Language: English - Subtitles in English.