Competition

FOR SAMA
20
Sep
19:00
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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BELLINGCAT: TRUTH IN A POST-TRUTH WORLD
21
Sep
16:30
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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RODEO: TAMING A WILD COUNTRY
21
Sep
18:00
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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THE FEMINISTER
21
Sep
19:30
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 COACH
22
Sep
16:30
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 SWORN VIRGIN AND THE GIRL
22
Sep
18:00
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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SAKAWA
22
Sep
19:30
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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BJARNE HATES THE CAMERA
23
Sep
16:30
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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GIRL IN RETURN
23
Sep
18:00
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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PATRIOTIC HIGHWAY
23
Sep
19:30
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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BULGARIAN DREAM
24
Sep
16:30
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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VOTE FOR KIBERA
24
Sep
18:00
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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