Main documentary film competition

Grzegorz Brzozowski
A stranger on my couch
An image of a contemporary city from the couchsurfers perspective. Warsaw is becoming a meeting place for people from different corners of the world, of different ages, with different life stories. What they have in common is a feeling of being l
Bernadett Tuza-Ritter
A woman captured
Marish, a 52-year-old Hungarian woman, has been serving a family for a decade, working 20 hours a day without getting paid. Her ID was taken from her and she's not allowed to leave the house without permission. Treated like an animal, she only ge
Anja Kofmel
Chris the Swiss
The beginning of the 90s: the Yugoslavian Wars had started. Young men from all over Europe were taking part in them. On January 7th 1992, a Swiss journalist was found dead in Croatia wearing the uniform of an international mercenary group. Twenty
Alisa Kovalenko
Home games
HOME GAMES depicts a crucial moment in the life of Alina, a 20-year-old girl from a poor family in Kyiv, whose passion for football has a chance of saving her from poverty. She grew up on the streets in a poor suburb of the Ukrainian capital. Whi
Hans Block,  Moritz Riesewieck
The cleaners
Enter a shadow industry of digital cleaning, where the Internet rids itself of what it doesn‘t like. We meet five “digital scavengers” whose job is to delete "inappropriate" content and people around the globe whose lives are dramatically affecte
Bálint Révész
Granny project
Three grandsons embark with their grannies on an anarchic journey into the past – a complex road movie about intergenerational dialogue. GRANNY PROJECT is a coming of age story of three young men and a "coming out of age" tale of their grand
Mila Turajlić
The other side of everything
A locked door inside a Belgrade apartment has kept one family separated from their past for over seventy years. As the filmmaker begins an intimate conversation with her mother, the political fault line running through their home reveals a house
Marta Prus
Over the limit
Margarita Mamun, an elite Russian rhythmic gymnast, is struggling to become an Olympic champion. It is the most crucial year of her career and her last chance to achieve an ultimate dream, a gold medal. The film creates an intense portrait of a y
Artyom Moskalev
Hermit
For the last 22 years, Viktor Stepanov has lived deep in the forest, five kilometres from the nearest village. His home is a canopy of dense fabric in several layers, an iron stove and an earthen floor. Thoughts about nature and ma
Tomáš Bojar
Breaking news
Tonight the Czech president is to announce to a group of his supporters gathered at the Prague Castle whether he is going to run for the office again. Journalists are not allowed to attend the event, but they want to get the information right awa
Victor Asliuk
Belarusian atlantis
The film is dedicated to the consequences of globalization. In response to this planetary trend, different processes take place in society. They differ from the main directions of globalization, focusing on one's own history, local traditions, na
Sulev Keedus
War
In Christian culture suicide is a taboo. A soldier’s suicide is a double taboo. Rivo, who has been on a military mission to Afghanistan twice, suffers from posttraumatic stress disorder and finally takes his life. In a suicide note he asks for fo