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PURE ART

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 …

ADVOCATE

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 …

THE COMMUNE

A desire for freedom lay behind the creation of a free association of young people from Košice, abiding by the principles of the underground. They became outsiders by choice, with the aim of living freely on the fringes of society and becoming creators of their own destiny. Nowadays, they live in the past, each suspecting …

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 …

ŽENA NA ÚTEKU

Muna je odvážna mladá žena zo Saudskej Arábie. Má už dosť neustálej kontroly zo strany štátu aj svojej rodiny. Dohodnutý sobáš sa neodvratne blíži a spolu s ním aj život bez práv a slobodnej vôle. Muna začne potajomky nakrúcať. Dokumentuje všetky nuansy svojho stiesneného života a svoj plánovaný útek. Film poskytuje bezprecedentné zábery zvnútra najrepresívnejšieho patriarchátu na svete. 

ORCHESTRA FROM THE LAND OF SILENCE

You will defeat the beast with the power of music. – Members of the first Afghan orchestra are 12 to 18 years old, in all countries it is the age of release. We watch the violinist Maria and through her optics we spend days at the conservatory and in the children’s home, we perceive the …

ON THE STARTING LINE

Jenniffer is a young sportswoman questioning her career as a national athlete in Cuba. Her mother, Marbelis, is the tough boss of a public fumigation center in downtown Havana. As her brother is getting ready to leave the country, Jenniffer struggles to find her place. This intimate family chronicle, seen from the perspective of two women, unfolds the portrait of …

THE CAVE

Oscar nominee Feras Fayyad (“Last Men in Aleppo”) delivers an unflinching story of the Syrian war with his powerful new documentary. For besieged civilians, hope and safety lie underground inside the subterranean hospital known as the Cave, where pediatrician and managing physician Dr. Amani Ballour and her colleagues Samaher and Dr. Alaa have claimed their right to work as equals alongside their male …