Heroines of the Pipes
Heroines of the Pipes take us into the little known world of the tobacco pipe, those who make them and those who collect them. Seen as a gentleman’s hobby, the world’s leading pipe makers are two Danish women.
Little Black Dress
The ubiquitous Little Black Dress; its story is also a story of the evolution of the modern woman. From clothing the femme fatale of the 40s to the soft vulnerable coquette of Audrey Hepburn’s Holly Golightly this dress has morphed in step with the times.
The Forgotten Army
When the Berlin Wall crumbled down in 1989 and six months later East and West Germany united, more than 250.000 highly skilled East German soldiers lost their jobs, their homeland and everything they believed in.
The Man Who Wanted to Change the World
Should we stop waiting for government and science to solve our problems and take action ourselves? Artist and visionary Peter Westerveld thinks so.
Drokpa, Nomands of Tibet
Set high on the plateau of eastern Tibet, Drokpa portrays the lives and struggles of one tribe of Tibetan nomads whose life is on the cusp of irreversible change.
Life on the Border
A remarkable documentary depicting eight Kurdish and Yazidis children from Kobani and Shengal who record their lives and experiences in the wake of brutal attacks and abductions of family members by ISIS. A deeply moving portrait told in a cinematic scale that brings to home the current refugee crisis.
The 24 Hour Art Practice
The 24 Hour Art Practice traces the journey of Dr. Oei (OHD), a whimsical Indonesian art collector who amassed one of the most significant collections of modern Indonesian art.
No Lands Song
Since the 1979 revolution, women in Iran have been banned from singing solo. So what happens when filmmaker Ayat Najafi’s sister decides to stage an all-female concert?
Banana Pancakes and the Children of Sticky Rice
When a small village in rural Laos, reachable only by boat, becomes a backpacker destination the influx of tourists profoundly alters the village. The emerging market challenges the population and divides two childhood friends who compete for business.
Que Caramba es la Vida
Mexico City’s Plaza Garibaldi is the epicenter of mariachi music. Though Mariachi is an essential part of Mexican culture, it is considered a man’s domain. Que Caramba es la Vida follows the women of mariachi, an underrepresented but bold presence on the Plaza Garibaldi