Audrius Stonys,  Kristīne Briede
Bridges of time
At the beginning of the 1960s, when the French pioneers of cinéma vérité set out to achieve a new realism, and when direct cinema in Québec began to vie for notice, the Baltics witnessed the birth of a generation of
Saskia Boddeke
The greenaway alphabet
The fascinations of Peter Greenaway, whose motto is "art is life and life is art", are captured like butterflies and arranged in an alphabet. In intimate conversations with his 16-year-old daughter Zoë we discover
Sergei Loznitsa
The trial
Moscow, USSR. 1930. The Pillar Hall of the State House of the Unions. A group of top rank economists and engineers is put on trial accused of plotting a coup d’etat against the Soviet government. Unique a
Sergei Kudryashov
I must tell
«I must tell». These words by Masha Rolnikaite (1927 – 2016), a Holocaust survivor and the author of “I Must Tell” book, became her motto and gave her life meaning. The diary which she was writing risking her life
Ruth Beckermann
The Waldheim waltz
THE WALDHEIM WALTZ is about truth and lies or “alternative facts”. About individual and collective consciousness. “Waldheim no!” shouts a crowd in the centre of Vienna in 1986. Ruth Beckermann was on
Corneliu Porumboiu
Infinite football
Last fall, a good childhood friend of mine, Florin, told me that his brother, Laurentiu, invented a new sport by changing the rules of the football game. One month later I went to my hometown, Vaslui, with a s
Maceo Frost
Too beautiful: our right to fight
Too weak. Too old. Too beautiful. Naysayers only fuel Namibia Flores Rodriguez’s need to fight. For decades, she’s trained 5 hours a day – every day – in hopes to one day win an Olympic gold title in boxing. B
Cezary Grzesiuk
The blue scallywags
Why does someone become a football fan? Is it about excitement, passion, being in a group, or a club’s unique history? Cezary Grzesiuk spent a decade filming the lives of supporters of the Ruch Chorzów club. He pho
Igor Morozov
The spiritual in art
This film is an attempt to bring across the message left to us by the artist whose work had undergone radical changes in the most dramatic moment of his life.
Denis Klebleyev
King Lear
An old and wealthy actor, whose life’s obsession is to play King Lear, suffers from a family tragedy of his own that turns him into a real-life Shakespearean character.