These 6 short observational documentary films are united to a directness, simplicity and a willingness to document truthfully what is before the camera. Without refinement of embellishment these films stand in a category of their own.
Fabian Daub, Andreas Grafenstein
In Waldeburg all mines are closed down. Lukasz and Jacek have been digging coal at their own risk for several years now, but they keep going regardless.
Finlay Pretsell, ADrian McDowall
Bench pressing isn’t a hobby for 73-year-old Bill McFayden – it’s a way of life. He’s on a quest to be the best in the world.
A study on the isolating effects of living with neuropathic pain.
Three of Us
Umesh Vinayak Kulkarni
40-year-old Yogendra is severely disabled. His ageing parents are afraid of what will happen to him after they are gone.
Till It Hurts
Do Bolu / Marcin Koszalka
The story of a lonely, 53-year-old psychiatrist who is living with his severely overprotective mother. When a woman steps into the picture, conflict breaks out.
The only border crossing between India and Pakistan becomes the site of an extraordinary event as thousands of people gather to witness the ritual closing of the border.