Documentaries

A selection of documentaries discussing a large array of topics, reflecting the state of our contemporary world.
BORN IN EVIN
Director and actor Maryam Zaree seeks to shed light on the circumstances of her own birth in Evin, one of Iran’s most notorious prisons for dissidents. Forty years ago, the Shah, and the Iranian monarchy with him, was overthrown. After gaining power,...
Diego Maradona
Constructed from over 500 hours of never-before-seen footage, this documentary centers on the career of celebrated football player Diego Maradona who played for SSC Napoli in the 1980s.

Out of Competition – Cannes IFF 2019 Piazza Gr...
GODS OF MOLENBEEK
Growing up in the Molenbeek district of Brussels amidst suicide bombings and police patrols, six-year-old friends Aatos and Amine ponder the big existential questions that have occupied thinkers and theologians since the beginning of time. Is there a...
LISBON BEAT
A journey around Lisbon’s suburbs through the lives of a handful of musicians establishing their place to exist in a city of complex identity struggles. Different generations and backgrounds meet, Angola to São Tomé, Cape Verde and Guinea Bissau repr...
Our Defeats
Nowadays in France, a group of teenagers reenact iconic films from the 1968’s era. While barely able to define neither political commitment nor the idea of revolution at first, they gradually realize that the perspectives from the past still echoe on...
PALACE FOR THE PEOPLE
PALACE FOR THE PEOPLE tells the stories of the most emblematic four buildings of socialist times - highly representative for the epoch and witnessing the historical turbulence in Eastern Europe in the second half of the XX century. The National Palac...
SCHEME BIRDS
The year that Gemma was born was the same year in which she was robbed of a future. Gemma’s birth – to a drug addicted mother who abandoned her as an infant, and a father who doesn’t feature in the film – coincided with the closing of the local steel...
SHEEP HERO
A traditional shepherd is forced to innovate in a neo-liberal world that conflicts with his idealistic views. Will his struggle pay off or is he forced to go with the flock?

Official Selection - IDFA 2019
Official Selection - Visi...
THAT WHICH DOES NOT KILL
Ada is 19. She agrees to have dinner at the home of a boy she knows. It all happens very quickly, she does not defend herself. It is in 2013, after a screening of her first film, that Alexe Poukine meets her: a woman of her age who shares with her so...
THE DISAPPEARANCE OF MY MOTHER
Benedetta Barzini was a revered Italian model who shattered stereotypes by becoming a journalist and professor and gained notoriety by publicly critiquing the fashion industry’s deep-seated misogyny. But now, in her 70s, Barzini’s distaste for the wo...
THE MEN’S ROOM
Every Tuesday twenty-five tattooed middle-aged men take a break from their everyday lives, leave their wives and kids behind to meet and drink beer, tell bad jokes and sing dirty rock songs. In their female free zone, behind closed doors they spend t...
TRANSNISTRA
Set in the self-proclaimed state of Transnistria – a country founded on an old Soviet legacy – a group of teenagers plays hide and seek in an abandoned construction site. In stark contrast to their seemingly carefree existence, there is the shadow of...
ZERO IMPUNITY
An animated artistic documentary, Zero Impunity is a call to action to join a growing global movement that demands zero tolerance for sexual violence in war zones. Zero Impunity features inspiring victims, social workers, and activists worldwide who ...