Amateurs in Space
Max Kestner, 2016
The two friends, Peter and Kristian, share a boyhood dream of traveling into space in their own home-built space rocket. If they succeed, the two Danes will write themselves into the annals of history as the world's first amateurs to go into space. Peter and Kristian, who are the only people on the project full-time, have gathered a small group of spaceflight enthusiasts who contribute to the project alongside their regular jobs.
Venus – Naked Female Confessions
Lea Glob, Mette Carla Albrechtsen, 2017
Two female directors are looking for women to take part in an erotic film – based on their own sexual experiences. 100 curious women reacts to the casting call and shows to an audition, but the casting takes an unexpected turn. Slowly the women begin to take over the interviews, with their own deeply personal stories.
David Borenstein, 2016
Yana is a 24-year-old rural migrant who recently arrived in Chongqing to pursue her "Chinese Dream." Drawn by the glamour and easy riches of China's historic real estate boom, she opens a foreigner rental agency designed to help Chinese real estate developers market their new developments. But this business takes a dubious turn as her foreigners are increasingly used in a surreal effort to turn remote rural ghost towns into "globalized booming cities" on the days that outside investors and political leaders visit.
Who We Were
Sine Skibsholt, 2016
A life like so many others: Kristian and Mette Line have been together for 12 years. In the beginning it was all about falling in love, travelling the world and careers. Later, it grew from a life of just “you and me” into a family and now they have two children named Celeste and Cyron.
The War Show
Andreas Dalsgaard, Obaidah Zytoon, 2016
In March 2011, radio host Obaidah Zytoon and her circle of friends join the street protests against President Bashar al-Assad, as the Arab Spring reaches Syria. Knowing their country would be changed forever, this group of artists and activists begin filming their lives and the events around them. But as the regime’s violent response spirals the country into a bloody civil war, their hopes for a better future will be tested by violence, imprisonment and death.
Those Who Jump
Moritz Siebert, Estephan Wagner, Abou Bakar Sidibé, 2016
In northern Morocco lies the Spanish enclave of Melilla: Europe on African Land. On the mountain above live over a thousand hopeful African migrants, watching the border fence. Abou from Mali is one of them – the protagonist in front of the camera, as well as the person behind it.
A Place Called Lloyd
Sebastian Cordes, 2015
When Lloyd Aereo Boliviano, one of the world's oldest airlines, went bankrupt in 2008, many of their employees decided to just continue working. To this day, seven years later, they still check life vests, stitch covers for plane seats and manage their books despite their planes remaining grounded. The film portrays these employees and their daily lives at the airline that doesn't fly.