Short films »

Because The World Never Stops. Studio 5 Dir Maximilien Van Aertryck, Axel Danielson Sweden 2016, 10 min When we tune into a newscast, we expect a reassuring authority, but is what we see anything other than a performance? Shot behind the scenes during a live broadcast, Because the World Never Stops is a revelatory look at […]

Love »

Once-promising art student Veronika despises ordinary life, so she lets binge drinking and style games fill the void. Her sidekick, gorgeous homosexual Raivo is deeply but platonically in love with her. The love triangle is completed by ex-con Fred, a tragic figure who wants to abandon his past. He sees Veronika as his only savior, […]

Amateurs in Space »

”What kind of world would this be, if we didn’t allow ourselves to live?”, Peter Madsen asks. Life is short, and so we had better plunge in and live it to the fullest. Madsen intends to build the first Danish space rocket. Madsen starts the project together with his friend Kristian von Bengtson, with a […]

Doing Good »

In Snåsa, Norway, the healer and clairvoyant Joralf Gjerstad is a local legend. Many know him better as the Snåsamannen or Snåsakaill’n. During the last 65 years, more than 50 000 people have travelled to see Gjerstad and seek help for their plight. Some have their youth ruined by bullies; some have their health destroyed […]

Every Other Couple »

All marriages begin with the couple hoping to spend the rest of their lives together. With every other couple, these hopes are dashed. Sometimes the break-up comes as a surprise, sometimes it has been a long time coming. But inevitably, there comes a moment when one needs to say out loud that it is time […]

Machines »

The camera makes its way through the labyrinth of corridors in an Indian textile factory. In the darkness, amidst the clanging and the banging, people and machines press patterns into seemingly never-ending rolls of fabric. In the end it becomes difficult to say where the human being ends and the machine begins. There is surprising […]

Dugma – The Button »

Tires of the truck have been shielded with metal plates. The bumper is covered with a net and shielding. The back is loaded with explosives. Abu Qaswara is clearly proud to be able to present everything to the camera. He could very well be presenting any feature of any car. Dugma: The Button is a […]

The Pearl Button »

The ocean contains the history of all humanity. The sea holds all the voices of the earth and those that come from outer space. Water receives impetus from the stars and transmits it to living creatures. Water, the longest border in Chile, also holds the secret of two mysterious buttons which were found on its […]

Cheer Up! »

Miia, the ambitious coach of Finland’s worst competitive cheerleading team, is sick of losing and stuck in Rovaniemi, on the Arctic Circle. So she takes a trip to the motherland, Texas, where she’s inspired by the American mindset and focus of the world’s best cheerleaders.  Returning to Finland a tougher coach, she pushes her girls to the […]

China’s Van Goghs »

There’s a village in China that you have never heard of, even though you probably know their main produce. At the village, an army of artists make copies of classic European paintings. Film makers Haibo Yu and Kiki Tianqi Yu take us on a trip to see how this well-greased art factory works. China’s Van […]