2011-2020

Dag Johan Haugerud – Barn AKA Beware of Children (2019) (HD)

Beware of Children traces the dramatic aftermath of a tragic event in a middle class suburb of Oslo.

During a break in school 13 year-old Lykke, the daughter of a prominent Labour Party member, seriously injures her classmate Jamie, the son of a high profile right-wing politician. When Jamie later dies in hospital, contradicting versions of what actually happened risks making a difficult and traumatic situation worse. Read More »

Benjamin Berman – The Amazing Johnathan Documentary (2019)

What begins as a documentary following the final tour of a dying magician – “The Amazing Johnathan” – becomes an unexpected and increasingly bizarre journey as the filmmaker struggles to separate truth from illusion. Read More »

Guillaume Brac – Un monde sans femmes AKA A World Without Women (2011)

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A small seaside resort on the Picardy Coast, the last week of August. While handing them the keys to a rental apartment, Sylvain meets a young mother and her daughter, both equally attractive. The perfect opportunity to get away from a solitary life where women are desperately absent. Read More »

Natalia Chojna – Historia polskiego filmu dokumentalnego AKA History of Polish Documentary Film (2018)

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History of Polish documentary 1896-2016 is a collection of lectures by renowned experts, richly illustrated with film examples and curiosities, which presents the history of Polish non-fictional film in a cross-sectional way. The twelve-episode series is based on two volumes of Professor Małgorzata Hendrykowska’s book The History of Polish Documentary Film. The lectures produced as part of the Polish Film Academy project are presented in an accessible language, but at the same time they are not devoid of a deeper reflection on film studies, which is why they are addressed both to laypeople and experts in the subject. Subsequent meetings are led by: Prof. Małgorzata Hendrykowska, Prof. Marek Hendrykowski, Prof. Mikołaj Jazon, Prof. Wojciech Otto, Prof. Jadwiga Hučková, Prof. Mirosław Przylipiak and Prof. Katarzyna Mąka-Malatyńska. Read More »

Thomas Heise – Heimat ist ein Raum aus Zeit AKA Heimat is a Space in Time (2019) (HD)

In this monumental work, Thomas Heise draws on letters and other documents to trace the story of his family over four generations. Word and image merge into a piercing, deeply moving portrait of a family, a country and a century. Read More »

Ming-liang Tsai – Na ri xia wu AKA Afternoon (2015)

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Filmmaker Ming-liang Tsai sits with Lee Kang-sheng in a house as they have a discussion.

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This conversation between Taiwanese auteur Tsai Ming-liang and his muse Lee Kang-sheng illuminates one of the great actor-director collaborations in cinema history. Read More »

Yimou Zhang – Jin ling shi san chai AKA The Flowers of War [+Extras] (2011)

A Westerner finds refuge with a group of women in a church during Japan’s rape of Nanking in 1937. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety. Read More »