Socially relevant stories by filmmakers and artists are more important than ever. In this programme you can learn about American atomic tests, massacres in India, a refugee drama on Lesbos and the Mexican-US border.
Films screened in this combined programme
8th ContinentYorgos Zois IFFR 2018 11′
Objects made to embrace life are discarded, one at a time, to form a monument no one will ever see.
The Atomic SoldiersMorgan Knibbe IFFR 2018 23′
A disturbing documentary concerning the soldiers present at ground zero during the American nuclear trials in the 1950s.
Two BrothersRaghbir Singh IFFR 2018 20′
Against a background of political unrest, two brothers face a difficult choice. What’s more important? Your identity and dignity, or your safety?
Las NubesJuan Pablo González IFFR 2018 20′
A Mexican rancher gives evocative testimony about the constant harassment his family is subjected to by local criminals. A stark, haunting documentary statement.