Main documentary film competition

Yulia Vishnevets
Hey! Teachers!
Two young intellectuals, Katya and Vasya, come to a small industrial town to work as teachers. They want to change the system of scholastic education and the social situation in difficult regions. The school is a closed conservative world, where o
Tomasz Wolski
An Ordinary Country
They were everywhere, though they tried to be invisible. Filming from hiding in restaurants, on the street, in shops. They wiretapped phone calls. They registered illegal bottling of regulated fuel, lovers meeting in the hotel. They filmed intervi
Moritz Schulz
Summerwar
Jasmin and Jastrip are both 12 years old and live in Kiev. Jasmin is a girl from a loving family, who wants to excel at all cost. Jastrip is a boy, who is neglected and simply wants to find a place where he is loved. They both visit the Azovez ca
Sári Haragonics,  Asia Dér
Her Mothers
As Hungary’s political climate becomes increasingly radicalized, Virág, a former green politician, loses faith in the pretend-to-be democratic parliament of Hungary and retires from politics. She and her musician partner Nóra decide to adopt a chi
Ilze Burkovska-Jacobsen
My favourite war
MY FAVORITE WAR is the personal story of the director, Ilze, about her growing up in the Cold-War Latvia, a republic of USSR of that time. It is a coming of age story about one’s personal road of escape from the brainwash of the mighty authoritarian
Magnus Gertten
Only The Devil Lives Without Hope
ONLY THE DEVIL LIVES WITHOUT HOPE is a real-life thriller about love, betrayal, spies, assassins and the unbreakable hope for a brother, locked in a desert prison called "The Place of No Return". Dilya became a human rights activist the day her br
Boris Miljković
Homecoming: Marina Abramović and Her Children
The occasion is “The Cleaner”, a traveling retrospective exhibition with its final destination in Belgrade, the artist’s hometown. It contemplates her whole life, including dilemmas from her youth in Belgrade, misguided love affairs and a special
Hao Wu,  Weixi Chen,  Anonymous
76 days
On January 23rd, 2020, China locked down Wuhan, a city of 11 million, to combat the emerging COVID-19 outbreak. Set deep inside the frontlines of the crisis, 76 DAYS tells indelible human stories at the center of this pandemic – from a woman begg
Marija Stojnić
Speak So I Can See You
Radio Belgrade, one of Europe’s oldest radio stations, still broadcasts original programming and helps keep history, culture and critical thought from slipping out of memory. Set at the intersection of an observational documentary and a unique se
Hubert Sauper
Epicentro
An immersive and metaphorical portrait of post-colonial, “utopian” Cuba, where the 1898 explosion of the USS Maine still resonates. This Big Bang ended Spanish colonial dominance in the Americas and ushered in the era of the American Empire. At t
Iryna Tsilyk
The Earth Is Blue as an Orange
A family home in the war-zone town of Krasnohorivka. While the outside world is made up of bombings and chaos, single mother Anna and her four children are managing to keep their home as a safe haven, full of life and full of light. Eve
Aija Bley
We wanted to change the world
30 years ago three friends in Soviet Latvia formed the punk rock band Inokentijs Mārpls. At that time the authorities persecuted anyone who did not conform to the standards of Soviet ideology. However, they managed to survive. The Soviet Union collap