FEATURE DOCUMENTARY

  • THE VIRGIN OBSESSION

    THE VIRGIN OBSESSION

    In Islam, as in many other religions, sex is forbidden outside of marriage. What does this mean for young Muslims who live in modern, western societies? We follow four protagonists who have broken with their families and friends because they reject attitudes to morality that make sexuality punishable.

  • SOMOS CUBA – We are Cuba

    SOMOS CUBA – We are Cuba

    An intimate insight into the lives of 3 families in a poor neighborhood of Havana, filmed by casual worker-turned amateur cameraman Andres over a period of 7 years. Edited into a moving tribute to the ingenuity of Havana’s underdogs on the eve of change in Cuba.

  • DIVINE LOCATION

    DIVINE LOCATION

    A light and often absurdly comic film about the transition from an industrial to a leisure society. We watch as a beautiful artificial lake is developed on the vast site of a former steelworks plant: Lake Phoenix. In the middle of one of the largest industrial areas in Europe, Germany’s Ruhr region, a luxurious residential area has been developed, marina and lake-side piazza included. We meet old locals, attend client meetings and accompany new residents who tell us of their plans and dreams. We watch as they all become winners or losers in the game called social progress.

  • THE PRICE OF MY LIFE

    THE PRICE OF MY LIFE

    “The Price of My Life” is an absurdly comical and enlighteningly unsettling trip through different countries. The audience is introduced to a world where the monetary calculation of human worth has long since become everyday business. It is a study of the self-confident masters of valuating human life and, at the same time, a touching encounter with people who have been calculated right down to the last dollar and cent.

  • MATCH ME!

    MATCH ME!

    How does dating and finding love work in an age where partnership has been radically redefined? We all share the desire to connect with and belong to someone else and hope to experience genuine intimacy. Our three protagonists Sarah (Austria), Johanna (Ireland) and Sampsa (Finland) search for love in very different ways and they prove that having faith in the most unusual of methods can open up undreamt of opportunities…

  • MONEY – A CONFUSED USER’S GUIDE

    MONEY – A CONFUSED USER’S GUIDE

    This film takes us on an entertaining journey through space and time in an attempt to restore our faith in what we believe ‘makes the world go round’ – money – while trying to figure out new ways of dealing with a very old system.

  • EMPIRE ME!

    EMPIRE ME!

    As the process of globalisation advances, hundreds of do-it-yourself states are creating their own little world: micronations, eco-villages and seceded states. A road movie on land, at sea, and in our minds.

  • TEMPLE OF EMOTIONS – THE MARACANÃ STADIUM IN RIO DE JANEIRO

    TEMPLE OF EMOTIONS – THE MARACANÃ STADIUM IN RIO DE JANEIRO

    FIFA World Cup 2014: All eyes are on Brazil – and on the legendary Maracanã, one of the largest stadiums in the world.

  • THE ARYANS

    THE ARYANS

    Racist campaigns around the world are increasingly associated with the term Aryans. But who were the Aryans really? A personal journey into the madness of racism.

  • A BLIND HERO

    A BLIND HERO

    This docudrama tells of the ‘unsung Schindler’ Otto Weidt. In the 1940s, the Berlin brush and broom manufacturer manages to keep his employees – most of them Jewish and most of them blind – from the clutches of the Nazis. When his secretary Alice Licht is deported to Auschwitz, Weidt, almost blind himself, embarks on a journey to free her.

  • MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S TANGO

    MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S TANGO

    The three Argentine musicians travel to Finland to find out whether Aki Kaurismäki is telling the truth when he asserts that tango music was invented in Finland. A music-laden, humorous cinema documentary, capturing the many comic and charming moments when musicians from two worlds come together.

  • WHO IS THOMAS MÜLLER?

    WHO IS THOMAS MÜLLER?

    Wer und was stecken hinter dem statistisch häufigsten Namen Deutschlands? Auf der Suche nach der Essenz des „Durchschnittsdeutschen” heißen (fast) alle Interviewpartner Thomas Müller.