Out of competition documentary films

Yuliya Bobkova
Stanislavski. Lust for Life
A story about Konstantin Sergeievich Stanislavski, a twentieth-century theatre genius. Owing to his powerful extraordinary talent he managed to stay a true artist and a free spirit within the harsh Soviet system. In the film contemporary theater a
Natalie Johns
Max Richter’s Sleep
This film follows Max Richter as he consolidates the most ambitious performance of his critically acclaimed 8-hour opus, SLEEP. Centering around the open-air concert in Los Angeles, as well as footage from Berlin, New York and Paris, we are plunge
Aurélia Rouvier,  Seamus Haley
Banksy Most Wanted
Banksy is a household name, but behind this name hides a multitude of stories, artworks, stunts, political statements and identities, leading to one of the art world’s biggest unanswered questions: who is Banksy? Through the testimonies of those
Liliya Vyugina
Ülo Sooster. The Man Who Dried A Towel In The Wind
A documentary that explores the tragical life and art of Ülo Sooster (1924-1970) who made hugely significant contributions to the so-called Second Russian Avant-Garde. After seven years of hard labor in Soviet labor camp in Karaganda, Sooster
Grégory Monro
Kubrick by Kubrick
Stanley Kubrick’s mark on the legacy of cinema can never be measured. He was a giant in his field, his great works resembling pristine pieces of art, studied by students and masters alike, all searching for answers their maker was notoriously reti
Bárbara Paz
Babenco: Tell me when I Die
“I have already lived my death and now all that is left is to make a film about it.” So said the filmmaker Hector Babenco to Bárbara Paz when he realized he did not have much time left. She accepted the challenge to fulfill the last wish of her la
Paweł Ferdek
It has been no secret that Hollywood was created by Polish Jews. A contemporary director from Poland is following in their footsteps, trying to pursue his own American Dream. It is a self-referential road movie in which we visit shtetls of the pa
Sasha Kretsan
A Shroud of Incense
Teodor Currentzis, one of the most gifted conductors in the world, spent 7 years working in the city of Perm, Russia. It made him a local hero, while the annual Diaghilev Festival under his guidance became one of the country's biggest contemporary
Gwanjo Jeong
Seong-ho is a musician with an autistic disorder who has an extraordinary talent in music. But he is trapped in the world of video games and television. His mother has chosen the life of his shadow to groom him into a professional musician. Her o
Judit Kalmár,  Céline Coste Carlisle
Silence – Voices of Lisbon
SILENCE – VOICES OF LISBON is a documentary set amongst the backdrop of a gentrified Lisbon. Following the footsteps of Céline – a local foreigner who has lived in Portugal for 20 years – we are introduced to Ivone Dias and Marta Miranda, both&nb
Maite Alberdi
The Mole Agent
When a family becomes concerned about their mother’s well-being in a retirement home, private investigator Romulo hires Sergio, an 83 year-old man who becomes a new resident – and a mole inside the home, who struggles to balance his assignment wit