Program

ASK FREELY
AJB Screening
ASK FREELY
Is vaccination a taboo topic, a dogma one is not allowed to raise any questions about? And what happens to those who decide to raise the questions? Are they simply lunatics who are endangering the society, especially children, with their conspiracy theory?…
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BELLINGCAT: TRUTH IN A POST-TRUTH WORLD
Competition
BELLINGCAT: TRUTH IN A POST-TRUTH WORLD
BELLINGCAT: TRUTH IN A POST-TRUTH WORLD follows the revolutionary rise of the “citizen investigative journalist” collective known as Bellingcat, a group of online researchers dedicated to exposing the truth of impenetrable news stories from around the…
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BJARNE HATES THE CAMERA
Competition
BJARNE HATES THE CAMERA
BJARNE HATES THE CAMERA is the story of a foreign filmmaker who invades the life of her neighbour Bjarne. Who is he? She asks him about life and death, hopes and dreams. He asks if she‘s going to stop anytime soon. But when the woman behind the camera…
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BULGARIAN DREAM
Competition
BULGARIAN DREAM
Like many other seniors in Germany, Petra receives early retirement sum, which is terribly low. Rent and utilities costs leave her with approximately 100 euros a months for food and other expenses. Barely enough to get by in a city as expensive as Hamburg.…
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COLD CASE HAMMARSKJÖLD
Last Minute Cinema
COLD CASE HAMMARSKJÖLD
Danish director Mads Brügger and Swedish private investigator Göran Björkdahl are trying to solve the mysterious death of Dag Hammarskjöld. As their investigation closes in, they discover a crime far worse than killing the Secretary-General of the United…
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FOR SAMA
Competition
FOR SAMA
FOR SAMA is both an intimate and epic journey into the female experience of war. A love letter from a young mother to her daughter, the film tells the story of Waad al-Kateab’s life during five years of uprising in Aleppo, Syria, as she falls in love,…
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GIRL IN RETURN
Competition
GIRL IN RETURN
GIRL IN RETURN is an intimate, character-driven tale of global impact, about personal consequences of the systemic violation of human rights in the international adoption system, portrayed through the eyes of a teenage girl and her personal fight for…
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LIGHT-FOOTED
AJB Screening
LIGHT-FOOTED
The film Light-footed follows the life story of Fahrudin Kučuk, who experienced the happiest and worst of times in his native Sarajevo. On 2nd May 1992, his life took a completely different turn and got a new meaning. Light-footed symbolizes Fahrudin’s…
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LITTLE STAR RISING
AJB Screening
LITTLE STAR RISING
We are on the start-line of a half Ironman triathlon – 1.9 km swim, 90 km bike ride and a 21 km run. Right beside us is Nudži, a proofreader from Sarajevo, determined to change her life and be the first hijab-wearing woman in Europe to finish this hard…
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MIDNIGHT TRAVELER
Last Minute Cinema
MIDNIGHT TRAVELER
In 2015, after Hassan Fazili’s documentary Peace aired on Afghan national television, the Taliban assassinated the film’s main subject and put a price on Hassan’s head. Hassan looked at his wife and his daughters, and he knew they had to flee their home.…
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ON HER SHOULDERS
Last Minute Cinema
ON HER SHOULDERS
Nadia Murad, a 23-year-old Yazidi woman, survived genocide and sexual slavery committed by ISIS. Repeating her story to the world, this ordinary girl finds herself thrust onto the international stage as the voice of her people. Away from the podium,…
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PATRIOTIC HIGHWAY
Competition
PATRIOTIC HIGHWAY
Judge Marie Tuma is heading an enormous international corruption trial against the main accused war commander and former minister Fatmir Limaj. Judge Marie fights for justice with all her means, but is confronted with doubtful witnesses, political pressure…
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RODEO: TAMING A WILD COUNTRY
Competition
RODEO: TAMING A WILD COUNTRY
It’s 1992 and the first free elections held in Estonia since the World War II have, to the surprise of all, brought to power young and idealistic political forces. They are led by 32-year-old Mart Laar, Europe’s youngest prime minister, who is charged…
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SAKAWA
Competition
SAKAWA
We all have received e-mails from strangers announcing that you have won the lottery or that an attractive woman would like to chat with you … But who are the people that are trying to deceive us? What human stories lie behind this phenomenon of internet…
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SIT DOWN COMEDY SHOW
AJB Screening
SIT DOWN COMEDY SHOW
Jasmin Džemiđić is the first sit-down comedian in the region and an activist for the rights of persons with disabilities. Through his work, he tries to reduce barriers that people with disabilities face in their everyday lives – the biggest ones being…
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SRBENKA
Last Minute Cinema
SRBENKA
In the early 90’s, the new-born state of Croatia was involved in a military conflict with neighbouring Serbia. Criminals used the chaos of war to harass and rob Serbian civilians living in Croatia. One of the innocent victims was a girl living in Zagreb,…
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THE CLEANERS
Last Minute Cinema
THE CLEANERS
Enter a hidden third world shadow industry of digital cleaning, where the Internet rids itself of what it doesn‘t like. Here we meet five “digital scavengers”, among thousands of people outsourced from Silicon Valley, whose job is to delete “inappropriate”…
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THE COACH
Competition
THE COACH
Oleg Kirillov is a coach of an unusual team — the team that plays intuitive football. It is hard to believe it, but his players are members of the Belarussian minifootball national team for visually impaired. Each of them ended up at the football field…
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THE FEMINISTER
Competition
THE FEMINISTER
Incredible coverage of 4 years in the office of the Swedish foreign minister, Margot Wallström, known for her fearless feminist agenda and sharp, empathic mind. We witness her arduous negotiations with Saudi Arabia, Israel and North Korea, as well as…
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THE LONG SHOT
AJB Screening
THE LONG SHOT
April 1993. Sarajevo was under a dramatic siege since the spring of 1992. Amidst such destruction, the country was gradually trying to set up its institutions. One of them, the Basketball Federation, began to organize itself. One of their goals was to…
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THE ROPE
AJB Screening
THE ROPE
Former mountaineering partners, who were conquering European and world peaks until the end of the ‘80s, Muhamed Gafić (70) and Željko Rudan (63), are preparing for what could be their toughest climb ever. Above them is the top of the Babin zub, the mountain…
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THE SWORN VIRGIN AND THE GIRL
Competition
THE SWORN VIRGIN AND THE GIRL
Sixty-one years ago, Bedrie was born as a girl in Albania. Today she lives as a man, she is a sworn virgin. The tradition of the sworn virgins originated 600 years ago: if there were no male descendants, one of the girls had to live as a man to maintain…
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VOTE FOR KIBERA
Competition
VOTE FOR KIBERA
Don is a photographer who lives in Kenyan slum of Kibera and tries to capture better aspects of his home in his photos. The film is based on his narration, in which he presents a varied mix of people with strong will and a desire to face an unfriendly…
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