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On Referendum day in Barcelona, Marta was brutally dragged down the stairs by police officers. Her image went immediately viral. How being at the news one single day can change one person’s life for ever?

A dynamic and intimate portrayal of a community of activists who set up ‘Lesbian Lines’, a network of underground telephone helplines. SEARCHING FOR SPACE features blistering honest accounts from an army of volunteers as they recall and revisit over forty years of Irish queer history.

A damned bridge, a silenced speaker and a street horse roam the Brazilian island of Itaparica in search of shelter, but mercilessly crash into walls when the islanders see in them the perfect scapegoat.

A quest to reverse and transform the social and economic structures to save mankind from self-destruction.

Despite their clashing personalities, transgender women Madonna and Veronica decide to work together in order to escape their transphobic home country Georgia. On the road to seeking political asylum in Belgium, their journey slowly transforms into a quest for spiritual self-discovery and acceptance

Why do children of Georgian politicians choose to enter the political arena themselves? In recent years, children of current and former Georgian politicians have themselves become active in the politics of the country. Will they build on their parents’ legacy or follow other objectives and methods?

100th Meridian is an immersive experience that unpacks the hardship and conflicting interests brought on by the longest-running drought in the United States. The project follows people who are working the land as they come to terms with dwindling sources of water in the American West.

It is a story about an ordinary and at the same time a unique Ukrainian woman whose whole life was overtaken by war. A small person in the context of war, who in spite of never-ending grief trying to find the truth and seeks justice. Will Nina ever find peace with herself and the world around her?

Let us invite you to a dull trip in Poland. 8km, 3h, asphalt road - to a nice lakeview, goes the whole nation. Breathtaking shots of man and of nature, that was already photographed by everyone else. Is a peaceful coexistence of all those human and non-human species still possible?

Four humans coming from very different backgrounds must face a crucial question: what is the meaning of home? With complex phenomena such as migration, isolation, poverty and personal identity in the background, they do their best to pursue their dreams, hanging their fate by a thin thread.

A modern product called Happiness, which we are supposed to increase as much as possible before we die, has replaced the ancient myth of Paradise. The obsession with happiness has many dangers but we still need the myth. People from 3 continents talk about life’s challenges and reasons to smile.

A daughter in Pakistan wants to meet her dying mother in India after 45 years of separation. The distance between them is 20 miles, the journey will take 2000 miles crossing the disputed border.

This is the story of a family and of a country which no longer exist. The country was Yugoslavia, the family was mine.

A young couple fall pregnant after a whirlwind romance in the northeast of Brazil. As they journey into parenthood, they are pulled apart by the same political divisions that polarise Brazilian society. Filmed over 5 years and counting from embedded within the family.

In a society where creating human life in a petri dish is being sold as the ultimate way out of childlessness, the pressure on women who want to become mothers, has never been higher. But nobody wants to talk about the over 50% that will never take home that baby.

How do we make the invisible visible? In this hybrid documentary, five women share their experiences with hormonal contraception and re-enact key moments in their own stories.

Nils Anders' dream of continuing the family's traditional reindeer husbandry is threatened by a society´s need of «a green economy».

BEATS-N-PIECES is a coming-of-age story of teenage hip hop dancers who live on separate sides of the last divided country of Europe, Cyprus island. Their quest to bring together a dance crew and despite the border and take over the streets with their talents turns into a game with quirky missions.

60 years of war fractured Colombia into scattered and confused sides. "Pieces of Peace" illustrate testimonies of survivors who, from their pain and hopes, summon us to resist the ravages of violence and fear.

The Forest’s Frontline is a cross-media project aiming to tackle the issue of deforestation in Indonesia. The project will frame the current situation through the accounts of a local activist and pair them with data analysis and visualizations, tracing the current status of forest degradation.

The stories behind the abandoned land of coal villages. Like a modern Angelus Novus we are looking at the past, while trying to stand against progress. Some carry it off others are being sacrificed like canaries in a coal mine. People in coal villages are the modern canaries. Or maybe we all are?

A skunkworks project to create radically new ways to encourage audiences to think critically on subjects, in this case, the Irish border through interaction, engagement and play. The goal is to develop a framework that combines documentary and gameplay techniques for use in narrative-based content.

When Europe turned the Mediterranean Sea into a border wall, it became the stage for a tragedy without an audience. A group of ordinary citizens decided to act and bought a ship: this is the story of Mediterranea, a grassroots movement for the preservation of life and Italy's only sea rescue NGO.

20billion trees die every year, vast landscapes changing in a matter of hours. Is it possible to give a positive value to destruction? A sculptor Robot and an arboriculturist will give a new meaning to these events. Science, art and nature will suggest a possibility of a new equilibrium.

A young Senegalese city-dweller and his childhood friends take it upon themselves to change the fate of their community armed with paper, a pot of glue and a bag full of tricks.

The promise, rise and fall of the world’s largest industry, or: how developing countries turn into tourist destinations. From one of the last unspoiled beaches of Myanmar, to the irreversible gentrification of Mexican paradise, to new life inside the aging hotel landscapes of Tunisia.

For orphan Jana, Motherhood has always been priceless. When years later, she’s raising a kid single and homeless, Jana becomes a surrogate to offer her daughter the life she never had. Nine months and 14.000 USD. Is it that simple and priceless?

Adolescence is never easy, but even less so if you're growing up in a Reception Center for Foreign Unaccompanied Minors with the clock ticking to obtain nationality before you turn 18.

A Documentarian who is scared to be tied, intends to find out what drives people to feel altered by being tied. How kinbaku (shibari) rope tying, born as a method of Samurai torture, could become an emancipatory and therapeutic healing tool?

War veterans gather on the ship Swan and together with a pacifist crew they go on a three week sailing-voyage. Through their stories we gain insight into a secret universe and are confronted with the uncensored truth about the human cost of Norway's participation in international operations.

In Iran, Asiyeh was an "almond eye" with no passport, no rights and exposed to constant violence. Now in Austria since 2014, she is determined to write a book about her brutal experiences, become a human rights lawyer and travel back to reembrace her lost friend and fight for her people: the Hazara.

An intimate portrait of hope and fear, the past and present of a proud, bicultural Polish - Romani in her 30s suffering from MS. In a hope to be cured and to belong, Roksana paves her way to God.

A journey through time, deconstructing and reimagining the endangered landscape of a river delta.

The film Ordinary Radicals portrays a revolutionary Christianity that returns to the roots of Jesus' message. The protagonists show how faith can turn into resistance. A film about the deep inquietudes of 5 individuals, looking for their contribution in a world riven by violence and oppression.

A poetic close up on the struggles of human rights activists Maryam Al-Khawaja and Nnimmo Bassey, and what keeps them going against all odds.

The animated theatrical documentary “Clash” tells the story of the violent clashes between African immigrants and Italian citizens at the Calabrian town of Rosarno in January 2010. The film sheds light on the complex factors at play in the build-up of this humanitarian crisis.

“Grand-Pêcheur” is a film about the faith of Grand-Popo in Benin, a city on the brink of being washed away under the ocean. It is an intimate portrait of the inhabitants of the vanishing city, of their sense of loss and belonging. What are we to lose in the upcoming catastrophe?

The universal icon of love has become the product of a billion dollar global market with severe impacts on people and nature. In the name of the rose will be an investigative film and a journey to the dark side of beauty.

Domingo is an outgoing and free-spirited farmer who has a secret: a hidden tree from which he is developing a new variety of oranges. Will he be able to patent it before those that control the market? In this battle against Goliath, Domingo has plenty of ingenuity and good humor to succeed.

Ongota is a story about an Italian linguist who goes to Ethiopia with a purely scientific mission: to document a dying language. With time passing by, he personally gets more and more involved with the 12 remaining speakers of Ongota. It is a struggle to alter the course of a possibly irrevocable destiny.

Maxi Nidermaier (79) has built a noticeable artistic career which spans over 60 years. The ban of animals in the circus terminates her work. Currently, she is sheltered in a Dutch zoopark, in the parking area with her favourite bear, Natasha (42). Maxi can only stay there until the bear is alive.

An interactive web documentary consisting of 3-minute documentaries about the contemporary lives of three generations of women around the world, showing the challenges women face as well as the solutions they find.

Three religious sisters working across the Mediterranean find themselves on the front-line of the battle against human trafficking, forming an unlikely sorority whose strength endures across differences.

The documentary will follow the story of Somali refugees who wanted to start a new life in Sweden but by accident ended up in Latvia, a country with no experience with immigrants and conservative views about people of different race.

A former football player from the remote Azerbaijani village of Sheki returns home to form an all-girls football team, but in traditional Sheki not everyone agrees that girls should play football.

A Tale of Two Nurses follows the journeys of two student nurses who make the biggest choices of their lives – whether to stay at home or travel across the world in the hope of earning more money.