“Beauty and the Lawyer,” directed by Hovhannes Ishkhanyan, follows an Armenian family that, at first glance, appears like any other – mother, father, child. However, appearances can be deceiving. Hasmik advocates for the rights of queer individuals, while her husband Garik is known as a drag queen. The director spent over five years documenting their family’s journey.
Anyone who still doesn’t understand the title definitely hasn’t seen the film “The Tuba Thieves.” In the USA, a significant number of tubas from school orchestras were repeatedly stolen. However, the film “The Tuba Thieves” doesn’t revolve around these thefts; instead, it’s a portrait of sounds, noises, and tones.
In her father’s winery in southwestern France, an old family secret has long been fermenting. For decades, it went unspoken. Now, filmmaker Lucie Dèche attempts to work through her own family history in “Mamie 44.”
Nikolaus Geyrhalter addresses the COVID-19 pandemic in his latest work, “Stillstand.” While it includes voices from nearly all age groups, it notably lacks input from teenagers. This documentary film is considered important by DOK Spotters but regrettably incomplete.
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In his film “Eingeimpft” David Sieveking deals with one of the most important questions for parents: vaccination – yes or no?
Jutta Krug decides if the WDR co-produces a documentary. During the DOK festival she gave us an insight in her work.
During the DOK festival the inmates of the juvenile prison in Regis-Breitingen share three of their favourite documentaries with guests.
It is often referred to as the Third World War – the, for twenty years ongoing, civil war in Congo. A legal processing of the crimes has not taken place yet.
Veronika Raila describes herself as Sandgirl. At one point everything is fine, at another a gust lets Veronika slowly fall in separate components.
In his film „Enfants du teril“ the French film maker Frédéric Brunnquell accompanies the brothers Loïc (15) and Théo (10) through a certain stage in their lives. It is a film which deals with the life and dreams of a family in a very sensitive way.
Granny Project – a film about three friends and their grandmothers. A journey through the past, present and future.