Initially planned as a traditional biopic of Lev Landau (nicknamed Dau), a Nobel-winning quantum physicist and proponent of free love, Russian director Ilya Khrzhanovskiy started shooting in April 2007, but the production soon transformed into an epic, multidisciplinary project.
Filmed entirely on location in Australia, Double Phase follows a discrete visual chronology captured by Takashi Makino. It considers how the complexity of ’natural world’ continues to be reductively framed within contemporary society. Pushing back against the simplistic and monocular
In the pivotal year of 1992, Spain celebrated both the Olympic Games in Barcelona and the quincentenary of Columbus’s arrival in the Americas – and ushered in a new age of neoliberalism and economic restructuring. Shot on Hi-8 videotape entirely
In A Small Town in Spain, triptych we look back to the old- and recent history of the small town Trujillo (Extremadura, Spain). With this retrospection we stay, overwhelmed by tender memories, always close to its inhabitants.
In the last days of the summer of 2019, young filmmaker Vadim returns to his hometown to say goodbye to his first love Anya, thereby beginning the cycle of ritualised farewells that follow, each one exploring the meaning of endings in a different light.
Using unpublished and newly digitalised archive footage and film material, Bettina Böhler assembled a portrait of the life and work of the exceptional artist Christoph Schlingensief, who died in 2010. Schlingensief – A Voice that Shook the Silence traces his development from being a
“The first rule in farming is that you are never to hope for an easy way. The land demands your effort.” The Works and Days (of Tayoko Shiojiri in the Shiotani Basin), the second dramatic feature from directors C.W.
A collaboration between Boris Lehman and Astrid Adverbe who were married during one day, resulting in a fiction-confession about love and the difficulty of making a film together
City government touches almost every aspect of our lives.
A reinvention of the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, a rock-opera on consumer societies and the rise of xenophobia in Europe, set in contemporary Manila.
Four young people fascinated by the book N.P meet over the summer in Japan. They all share a connection or history with this collection of autobiographical stories written by the late Sarao Takase.
Visitors to the temples of modern art in global cities will be familiar with the white cube gallery space. But when one arises in the middle of a Congolese palm oil plantation, the effect is deeply disorienting.
In the shadows of the bright lights of Las Vegas, it’s last call for a beloved dive bar known as the Roaring 20s.
Le milieu est bleu is a film that was part of an exhibition at Palais de Tokyo in Paris.
Set in a natural reserve, the film treats the frame as a path, guiding the spectator’s eye, like the wanderer is guided along sights. However, the cinematic frame hits the tension between the rough landscape and its cultivation.
Under the pain of illness and treatment, Kang (Lee Kang-sheng) finds himself adrift. He meets Non (Anong Houngheuangsy) in a foreign land. They find consolation in each other before parting ways and carrying on with their days.
While her husband is on a business trip, Gamhee meets three women on the outskirts of Seoul. She first visits two close friends at their homes; the third, an older acquaintance, she encounters by chance at an independent cinema.
Undine works as a historian lecturing on Berlin’s urban development. But when the man she loves leaves her, the ancient myth catches up with her. Undine has to kill the man who betrays her and return to the water.
A landowner, a politician, a countess, a General and his wife gather in a spacious manor house and discuss death, war, progress and morality. As time passes by, the discussion becomes more serious and heated.
In the Mojave desert, not far from Los Angeles, lies the unfinished California City. Lashay Warren (25) left behind his turbulent Los Angeles past to build a new life within this grid of thousands of crumbled streets.