7 or Why I Exist

Seven children from around the world gather together to find out an answer for their existence. How children see the world , and the questions that adult easily live without even questioning. A cute documentary that follows the children’s viewpoints filled with curiosity and earnest as they try to find the answer. […]

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The Children from Mount Napf

Fifty children of mountain farmers, six miles of walking to school, a childhood in the heart of Switzerland. We accompany the children early in the morning, plodding through deep snow to the village school, back to the farms in the afternoon, where every child has its chores. At an early age the youngest generation is […]

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Truks

Truks is a documentary that narrates the 21 years of existence of the namesake theatrical group. Inspired by the ancient Bunraku technique and with peculiar style, Truks has thrilled audiences of all ages around the world through its plays. In the film, testimonials from actors, critics, and audience, intersperse with beautiful scenes and thoughts on […]

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The Passenger

The Passenger is a creative documentary that deals with a heavy historical subject: The treatment of Jewish people in Poland during the WWII. It is a thrilling survival story of a young man, a boy, really. The cleverly constructed film is of interest to everyone, but it is made especially with young people in mind. […]

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The Quiet One

In a Stockholm suburb, children from all over the world go to a school to learn Swedish. All of them have just arrived in Sweden. Six-year-old Maryam from Iran is the last to arrive. The film follows her struggle to grasp the mysteries of a new language and to find her feet in all that […]

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Ahmed – Almost 13

Ahmed is the oldest of five sons. His family are refugees from the Russian-Chechen war and now reside in the outskirts of Oslo. Ahmed’s father is the undisputed head of the household and dreams about returning home. Soon to be 13, Ahmed is beginning to question his role as the son with most responsibility and […]

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Veronika

Illustrated by marvelous sand paintings, the film dives into the hidden world of Veronika. As a child she was certified by an IQ of zero, she is autistic, and multiply physically disabled. Nobody could imagine that Veronica has a wide-awake mind. Now, as adults, she has learned to make herself understood through an elaborate system […]

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All I Imagine

End of adolescence, end of school, the last summer before joining the working world for a group of friends from the neighborhood of Alcoitão, “BDA”. With no adults around there is an illusion one can do what one wants. André improvises his life like in a rap music, searching for a path that will allow […]

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Before father gets back

In a darkened classroom, the white cracked walls serve as a movie screen. We are in a remote mountain village of Georgia. The light from the projector breaks the darkness: the kids’ first cinematic experience is about to begin. Among them are Iman and Eva, two Muslim girls for whom the experience becomes a turning […]

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Children of the Snow Land

The film tells the story of children born in the High Himalayas of Nepal. At 4 years old, children are sent by their parents to school in the capital city, Kathmandu, in the hope that education will give them a better life. For ten years they do not see or speak to their parents. Now, […]

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The Girls are not Brides

The Girls are not Brides’ is a documentary film on early child marriage. Child marriage is a strong social custom in Bangladesh, where girls are regarded as an economic burden and are expected to marry very young. So, for millions of girls in Bangladesh, marriage comes so soon and the damage follows them throughout their […]

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