FilmFriday

Is there any better way to start into the weekend than with a cosy movie night? We don't think so! Which is exactly why we provide you with a filmtip every Friday. You will find all recommended documentaries here and you can watch them online. Thrilling, political, inspiring and touching films are waiting for you!

Boris B. Bertram | Denmark | 2019 | 78 min |

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Photographer of War

An intimate portrait of the world-famous photographer Jan Grarup.As a war photographer, Grarup often risks his life, but at home in Copenhagen, he is the father of four children. Suddenly, he becomes a single parent and has to rethink his concept of life. Photographer of War gives an insight into the working reality of a war photographer, while also revealing a psychological portrait of a man who has spent 25 years documenting the horrors of war and must now face a new, inner struggle.

Ai Weiwei | Germany | 2020 | 112 min

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Vivos

When a Mexican school bus was attacked in 2014 by unknown assailants and 43 young people disappeared without a trace, the world was horrified. The waves of random, brutal violence in the troubled country had reached a level that could not be ignored. But the investigations ran aground in loose theories and corruption, while the drug cartels continued ravaging. The Chinese artist and documentarist Ai Weiwei lends a voice to those left behind in his investigative and deeply human film.

Leila Conners | USA | Costa Rica | Croatia | France | Germany | Iceland | Norway | Switzerland | UK | 2019 | 88 min | English

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Ice on Fire 

Can we reverse climate change? ICE ON FIRE explores the many ways we can reduce carbon emissions into the atmosphere and, crucially, how to “draw” carbon back down, bringing CO2 out of the atmosphere and thus paving the way for global temperatures to fall. Reversing climate change is urgent, given that the world recently passed 400 parts per million CO2 in the atmosphere, resulting in climate instability across the globe. We have heard the predictions, but now climate related events are a daily reality. This film explores the profound hope that we can move away from the brink. And, just as we figure out drawdown, we face an added complexity, the release of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas in the arctic, that is now entering the atmosphere.

30. JULY 2021