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  • DIVINE LOCATION

    DIVINE LOCATION

    In the middle of one of the largest industrial areas in Europe, the Ruhr region, a beautiful, artificial lake with a luxurious residential area has been developed – marina and piazza included. A light and often absurdly comic film about the transition from an industrial to a leisure society. Dortmund […]

  • THE LARGEST FAMILY IN THE WORLD

    THE LARGEST FAMILY IN THE WORLD

    Join us on a journey to the far north east of India and meet Ziona Chana, leader of a sect and patriarch of a family with 178 members. How does the largest family in the world make ends meet when there are 178 women, men and children to be provided […]

  • MATCH ME!

    MATCH ME!

    How does dating and finding love work in an age when partnership has been radically redefined? We accompany three people from Austria, Finland and Ireland on their offline ‘matching experiences’. Sarah, a Viennese woman in her mid-twenties, turns to her spiritual yoga community for help finding a “man for life”, […]

  • AT THE SOURCES OF LONG LIFE

    AT THE SOURCES OF LONG LIFE

    Eternal youth has long been a dream of mankind. These days there is less focus on taking off the years than on living a longer, happier and healthier life, maintaining fitness and youthfulness to be able to live to an advanced age. We have identified certain regions in the world […]

  • URBAN PRAYERS – THE REINVENTION OF RELIGION IN THE CITY

    URBAN PRAYERS – THE REINVENTION OF RELIGION IN THE CITY

    A film about the connection between urban living and spiritual faith, focusing on the cities of Lagos, Istanbul and Berlin. New religious movements are flourishing, globally and across all religions. They are increasingly gaining ground in the major cities. For a long time cities were considered to be largely religion-free […]

  • CONCIERGES: BERLIN, MOSCOW, PARIS

    CONCIERGES: BERLIN, MOSCOW, PARIS

    Berlin, Moscow, Paris: A concierge knows everyone and everything. But despite his ever-friendly manner, he remains something of a phantom figure. A concierge is responsible for providing everything that makes a guest’s stay more comfortable. His computer and address book are his main assets. This film tells the story of […]

  • THE FLYING BOYS OF GAZA

    THE FLYING BOYS OF GAZA

    For a group of boys in the Gaza Strip, parcour is a means of rebelling and defying the constraints and restrictions that have been imposed on their lives. An obstacle course of a very particular kind! As light as feathers, they leap over bullet-ridden walls, balance on bombed roofs, perform […]

  • 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. The idea of utopia, of a better life in an earthly paradise, is a dream mankind has long […]

  • 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 documentary about right-wing movements worldwide – and their completely incorrect interpretation of “Aryanism” – a phenomenon which began with French philosopher Gobineau and […]

  • WHO IS THOMAS MÜLLER?

    WHO IS THOMAS MÜLLER?

    A search for the real face behind Germany’s most common name “Thomas Müller”. This journey takes director Christian Heynen through Germany, while interviewing (almost) everybody with the name “Thomas Müller”. We start at the center of all facts, the Federal Statistical Office. Thomas Müller is the statistically calculated most average […]

  • THE LOVE POLICE

    THE LOVE POLICE

        We all wonder about politicians’ statements, managers’ salaries and social injustice. But there are people amongst us who can no longer wonder in silence. People who urge us, to question ourselves and the system we live in. Like Charlie Veitch and his Love Police. Charles Veitch worked as […]

  • SUNDAY WARRIORS

    SUNDAY WARRIORS

    A funny and stunning voyage between fantasy and reality. Every year in high summer, one of the major battles of humankind is fought. Knights, elves and wizards attempt to win the battle against orcs, demons and the dark side of the force. What looks like a scene from the film […]