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#chicagoGirl - The Social Network Takes on a Dictator

The 19-year-old Ala’a Basatneh helps coordinate the Syrian revolution from a Chicago suburb, armed ... »

12 Years A Slave

Touching and thrilling movie based on the memoirs of Solomon Northup. In 1841, while being a free, black ... »

5 Jahre Leben

Murat Kurnaz was arrested in Pakistan in 2001. He was handed over to the US authorities and then detained ... »

The 727 Days Without Karamo

Nicely stylized kaleidoscope about binational couples in Austria. They are forced to live separately ... »

Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case

After three months of solitary confinement, Chinese ‘artivist’ Ai Weiwei wonders about the ... »

The Attack

Blood-curdling thriller about Israeli-Palestinian surgeon Amin whose wife is killed in a bomb attack. ... »

Bay Of All Saints

Above the polluted waters of the Bay of All Saints in Salvador da Bahia in Brazil live hundreds of families ... »

Before Snowfall

Exciting road movie about traditions, love, honor and friendship. Sixteen-year-old Siyar chases his sister ... »

Big Men

Everyone wants to be part of the ‘big boys’. Small American company Kosmos Energy nearly ... »

Born This Way

Gay icon Lady Gaga is a role model for many gays and lesbians in Cameroon, but the tolerance the pop ... »

Cirkus Columbia

Comical drama by Bosnian Oscar winner Danis Tanovic ('No Man’s Land'). »

Closed Sea

Impressive documentary about Italy’s maritime interception operations aimed at immediately returning ... »

Coach Zoran and his African Tigers

South Sudan became an independent state in July 2011, following almost 50 years of civil war. Although ... »

Countdown to Zero

According to this cinematically compelling shock doc we live under the nuclear sword of Damocles. Using ... »

Dance of Outlaws

Poignant portrait of Moroccan Hind, a young woman who officially does not exist. She was cast away by ... »

Dangerous Acts Starring the Unstable Elements of Belarus

A portrait of the underground theater company Belarus Free Theatre, filmed before, during and after the ... »


War is waged on the kitchen table while a man drinks his coffee. The world’s on fire. Helicopters ... »

Dirty Wars

A terrifying, revealing journey through the world of covert operations, which are lurking behind more ... »


Latin America is booming business. Yet millions of women there live in appalling poverty. A militant ... »


In 2011, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas outed himself as an undocumented immigrant ... »

An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker

Poignant movie about a poor Roma family in a remote area of Bosnia and Herzegovina. When Senada has to ... »

Eufrosina’s Revolution

When Mexican Eufrosina cannot exercise her office after being elected mayor only because she is a woman, ... »

Everyday Rebellion

A kaleidoscopic look at alternative and creative forms of protest in the world, showing that nonviolent ... »

Fatal Assistance

This documentary provides a meticulous analysis of the shortcomings of the humanitarian aid system put ... »

God Loves Uganda

Uganda is a battlefield where guns are replaced by crosses and the sound of bullets drown out by pious ... »

Grand Central

Lonely and uneducated, young Gary decides to take on a job at a nuclear power plant. Between the reactors ... »

Hannah Arendt

Biopic about German-Jewish philosopher Hannah Arendt who observed the trial against Adolf Eichmann for ... »

Heart of a Lion

When skinhead Teppo falls in love with beautiful, blonde Sari he is in for a surprise: she has a dark-skinned ... »

Hoe Duur Was De Suiker

Historical drama about two young women in eighteenth-century Surinam. While white-skinned Sarith bears ... »

Inequality For All

In this entertaining documentary about the reverse side of the American dream, the serious problem of ... »

Into Eternity: A Film for the Future

An epic thriller about the world's first attempt to store nuclear toxin into eternity. With the nuclear ... »

La Jaula de Oro

Beautifully subdued and adventurous road movie about the dangerous ‘teenage tour’ undertaken ... »

Judgment in Hungary

Proceedings of the trial against Hungarian right-wing extremists who murdered six Roma, including a five-year ... »


Turkish soap operas are incredibly popular - and not just in Turkey. Throughout the Middle East, North ... »

Last Hijack

A  true tale of survival in Somalia told from the pirate’s perspective. Combining animation ... »

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Unique vision on the genesis of a modern icon. From his childhood in a small village until his presidency ... »

Manuscripts Don't Burn

An incendiary critique of the Iranian regime, Manuscripts Don't Burn is a challenging gaze into the nature ... »


Irene is a pretty, wayward student with a secret sideline: she helps terminally ill people who want to ... »

Miners Shot Down

Reconstruction of the events surrounding the Marikana miners’ strike in August 2012, where poorly ... »

The Missing Picture

No interviews with perpetrators and victims like in his earlier films S21 and Duch, but clay figures ... »

Narco Cultura

The Mexican drug war is spiraling out of control, and meanwhile a musical subculture that glorifies that ... »

Night of Silence

A very young, beautiful Turkish bride is waiting for her freshly wed groom, who is old enough to be her ... »

No Enemies

Touching, illustrated adaptation of a passage from the statement made by Nobel Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo ... »

No Man's Land

Exciting Oscar-winning film by Danis Tanovic about the absurdity of the war in former Yugoslavia. When ... »


For Nadia, the love of his life, Omar will do almost anything, even dodging bullets. Every day, he climbs ... »

Pandora's Promise

The atomic bomb, the specter of a global nuclear holocaust, and disasters like Fukushima have made nuclear ... »

Pelo Malo

Obsessed by his appearance, handsome nine-year-old Junior has only one wish: turn his lavish curls into ... »


Loha Singh is a true katiyabaaz, an Indian Robin Hood of electricity. He provides free connections in ... »

prima neve, La

In the Italian Mocheni Valley, eleven-year-old Michele and Dani, a refugee from Togo, work hard to prepare ... »

Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer

Colorful documentary about the court case against three Russian punk chicks from the rock band Pussy ... »

A River Changes Course

Beautifully stylized documentary that takes the audience deep into Cambodia’s luxuriant jungle ... »

The Rocket

To prove that he is not cursed, young Ahlo makes a giant rocket for a rocket festival. This, however, ... »

Sex voor 5 euro

Just before the kick-off of the 2014 World Cup, Dutch celebrity and TV host Yolanthe Sneijder-Cabau will ... »

Snake Dance

A poetic journey following the footsteps of the father of the atomic bomb Robert Oppenheimer and German ... »

Sound of Torture

Radio host Meron Estefanos uses her program Voices of Eritreans to offer help to hundreds of Eritrean ... »

The Square

Impressive documentary about the fighting spirit and passion of young revolutionaries in Egypt. Despite ... »

Verdict, The (Short)

When Croatian war hero Ante Gotovina stands trial before the International Criminal Tribunal for the ... »

Viva Cuba Libre: Rap Is War

A gripping undercover film about the militant Cuban underground rap duo Los Aldeanos, who tackle the ... »

Het Vonnis

When the murderer of his wife is released due to a procedural error, Luc Segers blows a fuse. He takes ... »

Wajma - An Afghan Love Story

A young man in Kabul seduces a girl. When she tells him she's pregnant, he questions having taken her ... »


A harsh indictment of French immigration policy and, at the same time, a humane plea for tolerance. »

Die Welt

After the 2011 Jasmine Revolution a young Tunisian wonders what his future will look like. Will he be ... »

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