Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack 2017 edition, Festival, Special Sessions

King Kong

Cinema director Carl Denham finds the ideal girl for his next movie, Ann Darrow, to play the role of lady in distress.

Denham’s goal is to travel to Teschio, a mysterious island in the east of Sumatra, which does not …

Kevin Ford, Smriti Keshari, Eric Schlosser 2017 edition, Festival, Special Sessions

The Bomb

A shocking aesthetic and experimental film that takes the audience into the strange, persuasive and disturbing reality of nuclear weapons, the most dangerous machines ever built.

Crossing the boundaries of art, politics and technology, The Bomb sets the spectator in …

Kevin Apkon, Andrew Young 2017 edition, Festival, Special Sessions

Disturbing the peace

Disturbing the peace is about people born into conflict, sworn to be enemies, who challenged their fate. The film follows everyday people who took extraordinary actions by standing for what they believe in, just like those who came before them …

Lutz Hachmeister 2016 edition, Festival, Special Sessions

Joe McCarthy, the real american

A portrait of the rise and fall of Joseph Raymond McCarthy, one of the first “bad guys” of United States politics. Parallelisms with Donald Trump’s political trajectory are more than evident. Senator McCarthy became popular on TV and his dogmatic …