An award-winning and beautifully animated journey into the creative world of Veronika Raila. As a child her IQ tested as zero – she now creates as a poet and cross-platform artist.
Adelheid, Kornelius & the Deaths
Two eccentric millionaires have been married for 53 years. Kornelius is the dominant one. Adelheid always goes along with everything without objection. Both lead an individualistic, ascetic and sustainable lifestyle and have a mutually symbiotic relationship. Kornelius’ cancer diagnosis abruptly brings home the fragility of life. From then on, Adelheid prepares herself for widowhood. She begins to emancipate herself and wants to become more independent, for she suspects that she will outlive her beloved husband.
GE8EN is a fragmented portrait of a protest culture between the police and party. Filmed during the G8 summit in Heiligendamm, it questions the representation of reality in the chaotic high-pressure zone between power and protest.
170 investigators are working on hundreds of cases against militants and people involved in rioting and looting. Severe punishments have been demanded and imposed in over 40 cases so far. The state lost control in Hamburg in summer 2017 and is now trying ensure that it doesn’t happen again.
In Free Fall
Boris and Marina belong to a formerly proud family of shepherds from the Altai Mountains who lost their livelihood after the collapse of the Soviet Union. When radioactive space debris hits the ground next to their hut one night the clever couple demand compensation from the Russian space agency, Roskosmos, and their story goes around the world. The film starts here, but doesn’t become sensationalist; rather it delves deep into the lives of people who were simply forgotten after distant political changes upended their lives.
Even in a hospice, life goes on. Danka, the institution’s cleaning lady, experiences a lot in the course of her daily life, tidying these 15 rooms overlooking the roofs of Neukölln.There’s a lot of laughter and a lot of smoking, but also a lot of goodbyes. “Fifteen Rooms” is a film about living in a place of dying.
All Creatures Welcome
All Creatures Welcome explores the world of hackers and nerds and sketches a utopian image of society in the digital era.
THE SLEEPER approaches the biographies of two women whose personalities were forcibly hidden behind their roles as wives and homemakers. They remained invisible until they themselves became the aggressors.
Three soldiers are standing guard at the riverbank. Not a particularly dramatic situation – more a sort of Waiting for Godot. Starting from the trilateral post, the film sets out in search of the „conflict“ between Moldova and Transnistria.