Human rights

Jewels of the street

The jewels of the street are Eva, Kelly, Chiqui and many other trans women from Latin America who live in Schmuckstrasse in St. Pauli.

Against the Tide

Thomas Walter has been sought by the German authorities for 25 years for being a “left-wing radical terrorist” and “a member of a terrorist organization.” In early 2017, he unexpectedly resurfaced from a life underground to apply for asylum in Venezuela.

Free Speech Fear Free

In this compelling documentary, director, Tarquin Ramsay, asks only one question: what is freedom of speech?
He began this project at the age of 15 with no clear idea of what freedom of speech really was. He spoke to whistleblowers, famous actors, investigative journalists, world-renowned hackers and other advocates of free speech. He takes us on a journey to better understand what freedom of speech is really about, what its true meaning is and what threats and restrictions it faces today.

Into the Circle

At least since Edward Snowden’s revelations, we know that surveillance is omnipresent. INTO THE CIRCLE shows people who have been under surveillance by undercover police officers for years. The focus is on the manifold individual and social effects of surveillance, especially by undercover police operations.