"The Rest" is a documentary by Ai Weiwei about refugees who arrived in Europe, the world's bastion of human rights. These refugees fled war and persecution in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, and ... See full synopsis »
A documentary shedding light on the global phenomenon of the commodification of housing and consequent lack of affordability, especially through the eyes of Leilani Farha, a United Nations special rapporteur on housing who lives in Canada.
When the Taliban puts a bounty on Afghan director Hassan Fazili's head, he is forced to flee with his wife and two young daughters. Capturing their uncertain journey, Fazili shows firsthand... See full summary »
Two women, Eva and Kat, and the best friend of one of them, Roger. A boat in the canals of London and a question: Is it possible to live love, family, and life in such different ways and yet remain united?
The movie follows the line of 'Liberation day' (2016) and stars a controversial Norwegian artist and director Morten Traavik trying to establish dialogue and show North Korea to the world. Now instead of the Slobenian art-band Laibach, it's a group of diverse contemporary artists who visit the closed country. The movie is beautifully filmed and portrays the clash of cultures: while the Western culture is keen on originality, North Korean seems more concerned about the quality of performance. Both groups of Western and Korea artists talk about spiritual values conveyed through art, but the values themselves seem to be radically different. The movie has funny dialogues between the artists and the local curators and translators about the meaning of art, different lifestyles and the influence of ideology. It also reflects the different personalities of artists (eg the French provocative artists using human bones and his own blood in his works, or a German musician experimenting with infra- and ultra- sounds). A special thanks goes to the film's director Tommy Gulliksen for the Q&A session after premiere at the Copenhagen Documentary Film Festival in March 2019.
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