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.
We Weren’t Given Anything for Free
Annita Malavasi was an Italian partisan during the Second World War and one of the few female commanders in the resistance. She spent over a year in the Apennines, fighting against the German occupation. At the same time, she had to assert herself in the male-dominated Italian society.
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.
Solidarity According to Women
The feature-length documentary entitled Solidarity according to women is a story about some of the brave Polish women whose wisdom, determination and commitment in the opposition movement of the 1980s helped bring about a change of the political reality in Poland. The link between two aspects of the film is Marta Dzido – its co-director and narrator. Born in 1981, being a symbolic daughter of the Solidarity movement, Dzido makes an attempt at locating and reinstating women who were written out of recent Polish history.
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.
Cloud Making Machine
Firas, Jallow and Batoul just arrived in Berlin. They meet one another in a theater group. Through video letters, they reveal their deepest emotions to their families and friends back in their war-torn or poverty-stricken home countries.