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Documentaries International Competition

 

ABDUL AND JOSE

By : Luigi Acquisto & Ludres Pires
During Timor’s brutal occupation by Indonesia thousands of children were stolen, as were many of the country’s resources. This is ‘Jose’ Abdul Rahman’s story. In 1978 Jose, eight at the ti.....readmore
Australia | 2017 | 52 Mins

THE GIRL AND THE PICTURE

By : Vanessa Roth
A story of loss, survival, and legacy, The Girl and The Picture conveys the impact of memory on future generations. In 1937, 8-year-old Xia Shuqin witnessed the murder of her family in the horror that would become know.....readmore
United States | 2018 | 39 Mins

THE BORROWED DRESS

By : Leen Alfaisal
Leen is a Dubai-based video producer and camerawoman working at CNN International. She graduated with honors from the American University in Dubai, with a major in journalism and a minor in Middle Eastern Studies and d.....readmore
UAE | 2017 | 56 Mins

THE BARRE

By : Hyuk-rho LEE & Yeon -hwa MOK
The documentary 'The Barre' is about the story of Joel Kioko, a ballerino of Kenya. The 17-year-old classic ballerino, ‘Joel,’ is from the slums but he managed to overcame poverty through his hard working i.....readmore
South Korea | 2018 | 47 Mins

WOMEN AND RELIGION IN INDIA

By : Disha Arora
Women and Religion in India is a journey of one woman across the country to create a dialogue about the weakening of women's rights under the guise of religion. This documentary is an attempt to capture the current day.....readmore
India | 2018 | 36 Mins

WOUNDED GOLD

By : Mustafa Hadziibrahimovic
The documentary ‘Wounded Gold’ is literally and figuratively about trial and error. Getting wounded during a war, losing a leg, recovering, playing sitting volleyball and finally becoming European, World an.....readmore
Netherlands | 2017 | 50 Mins

ART AND LEGA POWER

By : Richard UYER THUMITHO
The Lega people, located in eastern DRCongo, recognized by his works of art and craft, his secret society 'Bwami'(Kingdom) and Bwali'(Initiation rites) clash with modernism and western religions as any to other African.....readmore
Democratic Republic of the Congo | 2017 | 46 Mins