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  • Award for ART COMES FROM THE BEAK IT HAS GROWN

    Award for ART COMES FROM THE BEAK IT HAS GROWN

    We are so very happy to announce that Sabine Herpich won the 3Sat Dokumentarfilmpreis award at Duisbuger Filmwoche for her feature documentary ART COMES FROM THE BEAK IT HAS GROWN. Congratulations!

  • WHALE TALK

    WHALE TALK

    Is it possible to untangle the hidden structures of the communication system of killer whales? Along the west coast of Canada an interdisciplinary, international team of researchers sets out to find answers.

  • WOMEN OF ISLAM

    WOMEN OF ISLAM

    Can feminism be Islamic? The role of women in Islam is a constant subject of controversy. We introduce female scholars of Islam, artists and authors who have set themselves the goal of finding their own path to emancipation.

  • LEGENDARY BATHHOUSES

    LEGENDARY BATHHOUSES

    We are immersed in elegant scenes of traditional temples to wellness. The focus is on design and architecture as well as the culture of bathhouses from various periods: the Géllert Thermal Bath in Budapest, the Sento Takara-yu in Tokyo, the Roman Baths in Bath and the Hamam Kılıç Ali Paşa in Istanbul.

  • Mina Keshavarz wins BIFF Mecenat Award in Busan

    Mina Keshavarz wins BIFF Mecenat Award in Busan

    Director Mina Keshavarz’s wins the Mecenant Award for THE ART OF LIVING IN DANGER at Busan International Film Festival. The BIFF Mecenant Award is given to best Korean and Asien documentary film directors. Congratulations!

  • UNKNOWN KARELIA

    UNKNOWN KARELIA

    Forests and tens of thousands of lakes – that’s Karelia, a region in north-eastern Europe. Part of it belongs to Finland, a larger part, known as the Republic of Karelia, belongs to Russia. Only seven percent of the inhabitants identify as Karelians, the majority are Russians. Many Karelians are concerned about the survival of their culture and fight to keep it alive.

  • MUAY THAI – STRONG WOMEN, TOUGH FISTS

    MUAY THAI – STRONG WOMEN, TOUGH FISTS

    Muay Thai: the martial art of the kings. In Thailand this popular national sport is still a male preserve. However, more and more young girls and women aspire to a professional career in the ring and are questioning centuries-old traditions. They call for social change, insisting that Thai boxing is a sport for everyone.

  • LOST IN FACE

    LOST IN FACE

    Carlotta cannot see faces, not even her own. For her, human faces are no bastion of trust, but places of fear and confusion. Filmmaker and neuroscientist Valentin Riedl travels through Carlotta’s universe, full of anthropomorphic animals, lucid dreams and bumpy false paths. Her never-ending search for answers leads her to art—and thus an avenue to her own face and back to humanity.

  • North American Premiere for LOST IN FACE at DOC NYC

    North American Premiere for LOST IN FACE at DOC NYC

    LOST IN FACE was seletced by DOC NYC for the Arts & Culture section. The festival will start November 11 – online & nationwide. Congratulation to director Valentin Riedl.

  • Golden Owl Award for LOST IN FACE!

    Golden Owl Award for LOST IN FACE!

    Congratulation to Valentin Riedl and Corso Film! Their documentary LOST IN FACE won the Golden Owl Award for Science documentaries at Bergen International Film Festival.

  • HIMALAYA CALLING

    HIMALAYA CALLING

    A gripping road movie that follows two free spirits on a daredevil journey as they explore monumental landscapes on their motorcycles, discover the magic of foreign cultures, and laugh in the face of the toughest of trials. In six months they cover 28,000 kilometres, from Germany to Goa in India.

  • BLUE MAGIC – HOW VIAGRA CHANGED THE WORLD

    BLUE MAGIC – HOW VIAGRA CHANGED THE WORLD

    We take a humorous look at the many facets of the little blue miracle pill Viagra, from its accidental discovery to its worldwide propagation, as well as the drug’s effects on our sex life – from the classic couple to pornography and prostitution.