The Admiral Tchumakov
Laurier Fourniau, Arnaud Alberola
Belgium, France / 2021 / 64 min
Admiral Tchumakov remains a figure of authority. The former commander of a naval port on Lake Issyk Kul, the world's second largest mountain lake in what is now Kyrgyzstan, has aged gracefully. Soon a modern tourist resort is to replace the port ...
Germany / 1991 / 87 min
From March 1986 until 1991 this long-term observational documentary accompanied Katrin and her future husband Faiko and their eventful lives, lived in eventful times. The Maxhütte steelworks, which is more than just a workplace, figures centrally. ...
Last Year Titanic
Letztes Jahr Titanic
Germany / 1990 / 101 min
In the midst of upheaval, in the last year of the still existent GDR, Andreas Voigt, the great chronicler of the German East, explores "his" Leipzig. Everything is in motion: individual fates are turned upside down and destinies are determined by ...
Germany / 1991 / 13 min
A side effect of German reunification, the accession of the GDR to the Federal Republic of Germany, was piles of rubbish. Insignia of a now defunct state that is no longer required. This waste speaks, en passant, of impermanence and discarded ...
Artists of Perestroika
Artists of Perestroika
Netherlands / 2020 / 74 min
Nonchalant Dadaism. "The best fish is the sausage" sang a Russian group in the late 1980s. Memories of a time full of curiosity and the joy of experimentation, anti-authoritarian playfulness and a desire for an unbounded togetherness, as experienced ...
60 Kilos of Nothing
60 Kilo Niczego
Poland / 2017 / 27 min
What do you do when the only right thing is forbidden? As he is working illegally on the construction site, a Ukrainian worker is denied medical help when he has an accident. When the site manager defies the boss's order, he is faced with an ...
Serbia / 2021 / 11 min
The Lenin myth is just as omnipresent as images of the man himself. An experimental, meditative documentary film collage in which these monuments enter into dialogue with one another and sum up the fall of the Soviet Union with the following words: ...
Soviet Union / 1990 / 110 min
The locals in Moscow have different ways of dealing with the country's slow unleashing through Gorbachev's perestroika. One of them steers his taxi stoically through the city's myriad streets and hardens his body by means of a merciless training ...
Ukraine / 2019 / 64 min
They sing about Cossacks, the mountains and forests, hawks and girls … and love. Nadia Parfan's affectionate documentary accompanies the award-winning choir of a thermal power station to its customers who, in turn, find themselves literally up to ...
Poland / 1992 / 104 min
Former state security officers find themselves fighting opposing corners after the fall of communism in Poland. A policeman investigates his corrupt ex-colleague and can barely contain his rage on finding out that his friend is indeed a criminal.