The first feature-length documentary about the coronavirus in Wuhan. As the first city hit in the global pandemic, the Chinese metropolis with a population of 11 million was placed under an unprecedented lockdown. The film showcases the incredible speed and power of China’s state machinery with its construction of massive coronavirus hospitals, deployment of roving sanitation-fogging robots, implementation of an exhaustive testing and contact-tracing protocol, and punctiliously engineered protective measures for health workers. On the other side of the scale is the crushing bureaucracy of that same machine, its totalitarian decision-making, clear deception of ordinary citizens, the absence of civic communication, and perhaps, worst of all, a cold-eyed lack of empathy for those suffering losses and kept away from home.
Aj Wej-wej / China / 2020 / 115 min.
A documentary time-lapse comedy about modern people in modern times. A collective portrait of the inhabitants of Spišský Hrhov – a Slovak village mentioned in The New York Times – depicting their quest for the ideal model of coexistence. The 21st century is the century of self-realisation for many, and yet it represents a loss …
This film is the first part of the planned three-part documentary series Love & Rage. For more than 30 years climate issues were supposedly at the forefront of our attention. We published data, set up panels, but nothing fundamental happened. Last year, various movements and activists changed the climate game by making their emotions felt and heard. And suddenly, things were set into motion. The film Grief therefore does not deal with climate change through data and degrees …
Woman was born of a desire to see the world through a woman’s eyes. Then the questions started to flow. What are the stages marking a woman’s passage from little girl to 80-year-old grandma? What are her dreams and hopes as well as her greatest fears and scars? What does she expect of life, society and …