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A Syrian Love Story

Amer and Raghda met in a Syrian prison where both were locked up for speaking out against the regime. After leaving prison they married. 20 years and four sons later, Raghda is once more jailed as a political prisoner. When she is unexpectedly released, the Syrian Revolution is in full swing. Amer and Raghda must… Read more »

UK UK / 2015 / 76 Min / 17+
Les Annees Claires
Clear Years

Frédéric Guillaume is constantly filming, it’s his way of getting a grip on life. When the love of his life, Claire, gets pregnant, he documents it. Frédéric tells his story as if he’s writing a diary. His candid observations are poetic and amusingly self-mocking. He also keeps on filming when things get difficult – especially… Read more »

Belgium Belgium / 2015 / 76 Min / 17+
Democracy: Im Rausch der Daten

Digitalization has changed society. Data has become the “new oil”, while data protection has become the new “pollution”. This documentary gives an inside into the lawmaking milieu on EU level. A story of how a group of politicians try to protect todays society against the impact of Big Data. For 2 years, the film followed… Read more »

Germany Germany / 2015 / 100 Min / 17+
Dennis Hopper: Uneasy Rider

Easy Rider legend Dennis Hopper: influential artist, filmmaker, musician and eccentric. Hopper’s exorbitant life offers a riveting narrative. Director Hermann Vaske knew him well and delivers an often hilarious portrait about a fascinating man, who harbored a troubled soul. Drug and alcohol abuse, along with an unpredictable personality, didn’t stop Hopper from reaching global acclaim…. Read more »

Germany Germany / 2016 / 89 Min / 17+
El Viaje - Ein Musikfilm Mit Rodrigo Gonzalez
El Viaje – A Road Trip Into Chiles Musical Heritage

A vibrant journey through Chile and its musical tradition, the “Nueva Cancion Chilena”. This protest music became the soundtrack of a generation which took to the streets to protest for their rights and greatly influenced musicians all over the world. One of those musicians is Rodrigo Gonzalez, who emigrated to Germany in 1974 in the… Read more »

Germany Germany / 2016 / 93 Min / 17+
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Alles unter Kontrolle
Everything Under Control

Google, Facebook and Amazon provide us with around the clock access to the digital world. Surveillance cameras on the streets take care of our security. But who actually collects our fingerprints, iris scans, online shopping preferences, and social media postings? Who knows something/everything about us? Or don’t we care about our privacy anymore? In his… Read more »

Austria Austria / 2015 / 93 Min / 17+
Fuocoammare
Fire at Sea

A deeply moving portrait of the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa. Situated 150 miles south of Sicily, Lampedusa has hit headlines as the first port of call for hundreds of thousands of African and Middle Eastern refugees hoping to make a new life in Europe. After months living on the island, Rosi portrays the history, culture… Read more »

Italy Italy / 2016 / 114 Min / 17+
La Chana

The film brings us under the skin of La Chana, a talented Gypsy flamenco dancer, as she returns to the stage to give a final performance after a 30-year break. In the 1960s and 1970s, La Chana was hugely popular – until she suddenly vanished at the peak of her career. In her baroque boudoir… Read more »

Spain Spain / 2016 / 83 Min / 17+
Filip & Fredrik presenterar Trevligt folk
Nice People

The rural town of Borlänge has become the home town of 3,000 Somalis. Integration is tough. A group of young male Somalis get together to form the first Somali bandy team (ice-hockey team), as a way of integrating. Aided by entrepreneur Patrik Andersson and coached by bandy star Pelle Fosshaug they learn using ice skates… Read more »

Sweden Sweden / 2015 / 100 Min / 12+
In Het Spoor Van Robert Van Gulik
On the Track of Robert Van Gulik

Robert van Gulik (1910-1967) is one of the most read Dutch writers in the world, but is relatively unknown in his own country. Being a diplomat and Chinese specialist, he became famous with his detective stories starring Judge Dee, which in many ways reflect his own life. By portraying van Gulik, the filmmaker also addresses… Read more »

Netherlands Netherlands / 2016 / 80 Min / 17+
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Prison Sisters

Afghanistan. Sara and Najibeh were put in jail because they had a relationship with a man. After being released from prison they fear for their life. Sara escapes to Sweden but Najibeh stays behind. In Sweden a new world opens up for Sara. Meanwhile her prison mate Najibeh disappears and soon Sara gets the news… Read more »

Sweden Sweden / 2016 / 90 Min / 17+
Raving Iran
Raving Iran

Two DJ’s, Anoosh and Arash, are at the centre of Tehran’s techno scene. The scene is underground because the moral police has banned all forms of techno or house music. After they organize a techno rave under dangerous circumstances in the desert, they try their luck in Tehran selling their illegally printed music album without… Read more »

Switzerland Switzerland / 2016 / 84 Min / 17+
Santoalla

The hamlet of Santoalla, in the northwest of Spain, has just a few inhabitants when Dutch couple Martin Verfondern and Margo Pool move into one of the deserted ruins to live a simple life on the land – a dream they had long cherished. But the arrival of the foreigners disrupts the traditional life of… Read more »

Spain Spain / 2016 / 83 Min / 17+
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The producer/director will attend the film screening on Sunday 07 May 2017 in the Erasmus Huis.
Tale of a Lake

A film about the thousands of lakes of Finland, about the nature around them, about the circulation of water and about the ancient Finnish mythology. It takes the viewers on an unprecedented adventure, ranging from the crystal clear springs all the way to the basins of the big lakes, with stories ranging from birds, fish… Read more »

Finland Finland / 2016 / 76 Min / 12+
The Killing$ of Tony Blair

Ex-Labour MP George Galloway presents this crowd-funded documentary which highlights former UK Prime Minister, Tony Blair’s, alleged destruction of the Labour party, the hundreds of thousands of innocent civilians who have died following his decision to invade Iraq and Blair’s well-remunerated business interests since he left office in 2007 – in Galloway’s view, Blair’s “three… Read more »

UK UK / 2016 / 95 Min / 17+