The secrets of “the last dictatorship in Europe” revealed. A film about contemporary Belarus, social change, freedom and art. A mysterious artist appears in different districts of Minsk. He spreads his canvas and begins to paint. He creates puzzling geometric figures, rectangles and squares. Little by little we get to know the artist better. He is Zahar Cudin, one of the most promising painters in Belarus. What is the mystery behind the rectangles and squares heʼs painting? The explanation will be a great surprise… – The film premiered in May 2019. At the end of the year, its protagonist committed suicide.
Maksim Shved / Poland, Belarus / 2019 / 52 min.
The 2040 journey began with award-winning director Damon Gameau. Motivated by concerns about the planet his 4-year-old daughter would inherit, Damon embarked on a global journey to meet innovators and changemakers in the areas of economics, technology, civil society, agriculture, education and sustainability. Drawing on their expertise, he sought to identify the best solutions, available to us now, that …
Since the early 1970s, Jewish-Israeli attorney Lea Tsemel has made a career out of defending Palestinians in Israeli courts: from feminists to fundamentalists, from non-violent demonstrators to armed militants, including suicide bombers. In Advocate, filmmakers Philippe Bellaïche and Rachel Leah Jones deconstruct this controversial figure who will defend anyone who opposes what she describes as …
Unfit: The Psychology of Donald Trump
Is Donald Trump mentally ill? He is the butt of a lot of jokes, but can we prove scientifically that he is not only unsuitable, but also downright dangerous as president of the most powerful country in the world? A disconcerting (but unintentionally hilarious) dive into the brain of one of the most controversial figures …