We move from the Big Picture into small personal stories with the question “Who is in control?” In doing so, the films do not necessarily provide an answer, but bring different perspectives to the question and possible ways out.
Where once man coexisted with a vibrant nature at the Aral Sea, today there is only desert. Aralkum combines past and present in an experimental portrait.
From above, people look like ants. Or like a virus, driven by consumerism and mass production, that pounces on the earth’s resources.
Warum begeht Helen Koch schweren Kraftwagendiebstahl?
Why does Helen Koch commit serious vehicle theft?
After a conflict between teacher Helen Koch and problem student Mia, they set out together to break away from their hated social roles. What follows is a cross-genre excursion through Berlin that turns social and narrative structures upside down.
Contains mentions/depictions of:Explicit violence
Lisa loves the freedom of her job as a truck driver, but since Brexit her unconventional lifestyle is increasingly put to the test. Not only does her material existence come under threat, but also the independence and creative space she has created for herself.
Sixtine is 19 years old and wants to be sterilised. Before she can undergo the procedure, she must write a letter to the child she will never have and question her deepest convictions.
Under The Endless Sky
Since the war against Ukraine, daily life has changed for many. A journey through the past questions how to preserve memories and their meaning.
The soldier Husam gets 24 hours of home leave. After a long absence, he visits his mother, who praises him as a hero, while he would like nothing more than to escape.