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 Celsius, but through the emotions provoked by the prospect of climate collapse. It focuses on women – often mothers of small children – because it is they who perceive the threat of climate change in the most immediate and pressing way.
Andrea Culková / Czech Republic / 2020 / 92 min.
THE EARTH IS BLUE AS AN ORANGE
The documentary The Earth Is Blue as an Orange is based on the observation of the family, who lives in a small city in the “red zone” of Donbas, one of the most destroyed after shelling. 2014–2015 years were very difficult for this family. They had slept every night in the cellar of their house. The house of …
WELCOME TO CHECHNYA
Since 2017, Chechnya’s tyrannical leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, has waged a depraved operation to “cleanse the blood” of LGBTQ Chechens, overseeing a government-directed campaign to detain, torture and execute them. With no help from the Kremlin and only faint global condemnation, activists take matters into their own hands. In his new documentary, David France uses a remarkable approach …
THE GREAT GREEN WALL
Executive Producer Fernando Meirelles (City of God, The Constant Gardener) and Malian musician Inna Modja take us on an epic journey along Africa’s Great Green Wall – an ambitious vision to grow a wall of trees stretching across the entire continent to fight against increasing drought, desertification and climate change.