Category Archives: DOK Blocks

Two-am

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Amira, an Arab lesbian girl, may feel comfortable in Germany, but what happens in the family, behind closed doors?


Wir. Hier.

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In “Us. Here.” four Jewish Munich citizens talk about their very personal experiences with anti-Semitism and their thoughts on recent antisemitic assaults in Munich.


Survive

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Nach einem missglückten Überfall hofft Leon in einer Zwangstherapie endlich vom Heroin loskommen. Währenddessen versucht sein Vater Jochen ein Homo Digitalis zu werden.


The Door of Return

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A Call and Response. Told through the perspective of eight black women, that are connected through the tireless and endless fight against racism.


Keep Shiftin’

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A glass factory in the middle of the German-Czech border region. The magic of the routine carries through the night shift.


Topless

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You meet people through their shoes and learn their stories. Everything that is above remains open, so that the film leaves the viewer room for free association.


Just Hair

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In a world of hair, hairless animals wearing wigs talk about the cultural and identity-forming significance of hair.


Normal Stuff That People Do

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Icelandic chef Bjarni is sacrificing nearly everything to take his chance as at the biggest cooking competition of the world.


Mother of Freedom

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EU is Nobel Peace Prize winner - Europe is mother of freedom. But for many refugees, what's left of that is just an empty promise.


I teach my kids love

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18-minute documentary about the consequences of the opioid crisis for children in the US.


Geisenfeld, Tennessee

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A documentary about the biggest Elvis-Impersonator of Germany.


Breaking Free

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Romy Stangl has managed to free herself from domestic violence. She reflects on her difficult path out of oppression.


Sort Of Grown Up

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Summer 2019, Berlin. Overlooking the city rooftops, Aimee, Anissa and Lea are forging future plans, wondering when puberty will be over and how to have good sex.


BLESSING IN DISGUISE

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Kevin Hines is one of the few people that have survived a jump from the Golden Gate Bridge. In this hand-drawn documentary, he reflects on the day.


Chants to the Gods

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A series of traditional chants offer us a glimpse into the Georgian oral tradition, kept wisely over generations.


Battlefield

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BATTLEFIELD shows the inner life of a military base as a microcosm that seems to have fallen out of another time.