When worlds remain distant because we see them only in fragments from the broadcast news, when war and refugee crises remain statistics—that’s when we need documentary film. FROM THE DISTANCE recounts the hopes and dreams of Afghani refugees, describes bizarre experiences on the border between North Korea and South Korea, and reveals that sport can take on dimensions far greater than mere victory or defeat.
Fabio Palmieri // Italien // 2015 // 09:00 min
Each year 400.000 people from Africa, Asia and Middle East, try to enter Europe. They flee from war, persecution and poverty. Since the ways by land have been interrupted, they board overloaded vessels and face a dangerous and often deadly voyage across t
Hayoun KWON // Frankreich // 2016 // 11:18 min
“ 489 Years ” is transcribed according to the testimony of a former soldier in South Korea, Kim. It gives us access to the DMZ, and makes us immerse in the heart of the personal memory of a soldier. He tells us his experience in a research mission and th
Reber Dosky // Niederlande // 2015 // 12:08 min
The Sniper of Kobani is a portrait of Haron, a Kurdish fighter who came to the Syrian town of Kobani to end the IS occupation. Haron works as a sniper, amidst the enormous ruins of the city. In his hide-out, he reflects on his hopes and nightmares.