Germany, 2017, Katja Benrath
For almost a decade Kenya has been targeted by terrorist attacks of the Al-Shabaab. An atmosphere of anxiety and mistrust between Muslims and Christians is growing. Until one day in December 2015, when muslim bus passengers showed that solidarity can prevail.
Lebanon, 2017, Zaher Jureidini
A Syrian taxi is heading towards the Lebanese-Syrian borders when the driver notices something suspicious about his three Lebanese passengers: Assaad, Yara, and Tarek are hiding stolen artifacts in their luggage.
The Sun of The Sleepless
The Sun of The Sleepless, "Le Soleil Des Nuits Blanches"
France, 2017, Akaki Popkhadze
Alexandre, 22, lives with his mother and his little sister in a makeshift apartment. While his mother is out for the day, Alex must take care of his sister. He promised to take her to the cinema, but before that he will take her with him to his dealer.
Spain, 2016, Alba Tejero
After the death of two of her classmates, Julia is incapable of feeling any sort of sadness. Suffocated by mourning and a deep resentment, she writes something that will have dire consequences.
I Am Free
I Am Free, "I det fri"
Norway, 2017, Edvard Karijord, Bendik Mondal
On the 8th of October 2013, Geir Karijord goes missing in Romsdal Valley, Norway. "I am Free" tells the story of the day he disappeared and the life that led him there. It is an intimate documentary about loss, hope and living with unanswered questions.
Germany, 2017, Felix Schroeder
After years of imprisonment due to a wrongful sentence, Siras has accepted the idea of his guilt. Unable to approve his later acquittal, he eludes society in a life at night.