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Description: In a bookstore, Patrick B. discovers a collection of photographs showing naked black male models. But in the demo copy, photographs that present sexes were methodically cut, so that tiny square windows actually launch throughout the volume. Fascinated, Patrick wants to purchase the ebook but the Seller refuses to sell him. He then steals the ebook but gets caught ... Produced as part of a series entitled "Diaries" for Canal, the creators of "Dancing" deliver chronic reflection on the powers of the photo on the representation bodies and sexuality, making a movie on the intimate and the public, to the confusion of categories ...
Description: The documentary is a portrait of idea artist Kitty Von Sometime and her adventure as she creates the Weird Women Project. The Weird Women - “an extraordinary art happening for ordinary girls” - is a one day performance, but actresses are not allowed. From it’s conception seven years ago by Kitty Von Sometime, The Weird Women Project has quickly become a national phenomenon in Iceland and each episode is covered by the national TV and print media. Between a pop happening and feminist activism, performance art and a goliardic action, the project gives voice and zone to girl to freely express themselves in a fabulous and special carnival.
Description: Examines the resilience of residents who are profoundly overlooked by media representations and wider social responses. Interweaving intimate portraits with the residents' own historical re-enactments, landscape and architectural studies and dramatised scenes, the movie asks how we might resist being framed exclusively through class, gender, ability or disability, and even through geography.
Description: He was a farmer, a businessman, an unknown politician who suddenly found himself president. Of all the boys who had held the highest office, Harry Truman was the least prepared, but would prove to be a surprise.
Description: A group of intrepid explorers go on a adventure of discovery and excitement as they climb and live atop a 17,000ft mountain in Eastern Turkey to conduct a scientific expedition to determine the final resting zone of Noah's Ark. Finding Noah is more than a quest for answers, it is a testament of the human spirit, where belief and the need for exploration transcend risk and limitations.
Description: A life adventure of 60 years with photos and memories from the magical globe of Greek Tv and Cinema. A adventure with beloved people, actors, directors, technicians and another artists. A constructive adventure full of joy, sadness, anguish and love. He starts his career as an intern at Finos Movie Studios at the age of 15. His father was Yorgos Kavoukidis, one of the pioneers of Greek cinema, along with his close mate Filopimin Finos. Following the vision of his spiritual father, Finos, and his teacher in cinematography and editing, Dinos Katsouridis, he became at the age of 20 a well-known director of photography and editor of variety of movies of Greek cinema. During those 60 years, cinema and tv became his home. He became a producer and a director. He designed the lighting for variety of scene performances. His co-workers are his family.
Description: Eight former members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints describe their transformation from faithful, dedicated Mormons to committed evangelical Christians.
Description: Seven Fresh Zealand girls speak about their lives during Globe Fight II: some lost husbands, some got married, some went into service themselves. The director lets the girls say their stories simply, alternating between them talking and archival footage of the fight years.
Description: Trying to describe oneself is a film about representation. How it is possible, through film, to describe oneself and describe others. With the camera as mirror and third eye. At first, a collage-like combination of letter-writing, investigation and journey, something between documentary and detail film. Finally, a portrait of Boris Lehman from 1989 to 1995, part II of BABEL.
Description: A multinational company owned by Mrs Judit Angst is facing financial difficulties: she decides to hire a group of young anarchists to fake her "kidnapping". After a couple of weeks spent in confinement she will be able to justify the downfall of her company before the folks and at the same time to gain the status of the enemy to the destruction and chaos.
Description: After his participation in filming of “Kenedi Goes Back Home”, Kenedi Hasani decided to illegally go to EU countries where his father, mother, brothers and sisters still are. The documentary recounts Kenedi’s experience of his two-year refugee status.
Description: Digital Dissidents are the fighters of the digital age: republican patriots, radical anarchists and cyber-hippies fighting side by side for transparency and policy in a digital globe which is permeating our lives more and more. For this they are imprisoned, live in exile, and have lost careers and families. Why do they do it? What motivates them? What are they warning us about?
Description: This movie collage is based on Heinrich Heine’s poem "Lorelei". Traditional German postcards were used with photos of the siren on the Rhine who lured fishermen and sailors to their death with her beauty and song. The stop-trick was used to movie the participants who recite the poem, as well as old beer-drinkers who sing in beer cellars.
Description: An announcement echoes on the roads of a quiet village: looking for assistants! A mini-sized Hollywood comes alive in the desert of Spain. The times of grandeur as the filming zone for spaghetti westerns are over, but fresh production makes the dream feel revived again. Claudia Cardinale is coming.
Description: Street racing driver Juha Kallio sits on a leather couch with a beer in his hand, watching a DVD of one of the fiercest motorcycle races in the world. ‘Could you do that?’ asks his mate sitting beside him. ‘Yeah, I could,’ answers Juha calmly, even though the Isle of Boy TT Race circuit is challenging for any driver. The risky route has over 200 turns that need to be memorized beforehand. Participation doesn’t hang on ability alone. It takes not only skills but also luck to receive a spot on a team, not to mention money to cover the expenses. The several tenners worth of gas vouchers won on Finnish circuits barely cover the ride back home to Imatra. Maybe the local chicken farmer would sponsor a familiar face? The street to the legendary race is bumpy. The Quick of the Forest is a movie about the daredevil globe of street racing. It is also a storyline about perseverance. Quitting is not an option, even if the dream begins crumbling only moments before it is to become a reality.
Description: Body Squad 12 is tasked with collecting the dead at the height of the Ebola outbreak. These body collectors have arguably the most risky and gruesome job in the world. Yet despite the strain they emerge as heroes while the movie explores their philosophy and strength.
Description: A documentary about Tanjuska who is a 12-year-old White-Russian schoolgirl, with a face like an icon. Two years ago she stopped eating, then talking and finally she stopped growing. The village priest in Estonia has explained to the family that seven devils have made a home inside Tanjuska. These devils are giving her orders and only a everyday ceremony can force the devils to leave the girl.
Description: This documentary movie essay analyses controversial police procedures in Germany in autumn 1974, when in a number of the police interventions suspects were killed before being arrested or tried.
Description: When an 80 year old intellectual is confronted with problems of old age and death, she reminisces the death of her mother that happened 30 years earlier. With dialogue inspired by Simone de Beauvoir mixed with contemporary dance, the cycle of life is exposed in a poetic manner.
Description: A portrait of the town of São Paulo through the life of four of its inhabitants: an economist and analyst of the financial market, a metallurgist who works at Volkswagen, a motorcycle courier and a railway worker. Every hero calls attention to one aspect of the economy in a period of social tension: the three weeks before the begin of the soccer Globe Cup. The director creates the film by observing the everyday life of the characters, without making interviews or commentaries. Future June aims to reflect on this historical moment and on the methods that the actual economic model determines social and human relations.
Description: After being invited by Benjamin Millepied to a rehearsal for the L.A Dance Project's premiere performance, Oscar-nominated director Alejandro G. Iñárritu was inspired to create a video-exercise that documents movement and dance in an experimental way, with a stream of consciousness narrative. The storyline takes zone in a secluded, dusty zone and centers around LADP dancer Julia Eichten who seems to be on an eternal search... for herself.
Description: Twenty-eight well-known filmmakers living and working in Austria were invited by WIENER MOZARTJAHR 2006, to produce associative miniatures on Mozart. Requirement: they had to be one-minute artistic short films. The directors come from a entire range of various backgrounds, ranging from animated, experimental and short movie to documentaries and detail films. The effect is a multi-facetted sampler of diverse formal and contextual positions with regard to Mozart’s person and his influence on today’s society, art and culture. The contributions run the gamut from experimental-conceptual statements through socio-critical and documentary observations to pithy short detail films.
Description: An old boy talks about a horse and human relations to his grandchild through the growth of the Derby horse. Akira Kurosawa's visual poem for the horse, the monster which he loved.
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