26 August

Now in Cinemas: Radiograph of a Family

“Mother married a picture of father,” is the opening sentence of this intimate film that won the prize for Best Feature-length Documentary at IDFA in 2020. It turns out not to be the poetic freedom of maker Firouzeh Khosrovani. Her mother Tayi literally married a portrait of Hossein in Tehran, because as a radiology student...

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30 August to 5 September

Festival Internacional de Cine de los Derechos Humanos “El séptimo ojo es tuyo”

PukaÑawi, a red eye in the Quechua language, was founded on October 30, 2004 as a cultural management center to unite a study center, an audiovisual production company and a film festival. PukaÑawi organizes the International Human Rights Film Festival “El Séptimo Ojo Es Tuyo” (FESTIMO) in the city of Sucre, Capital of the Plurinational...

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9 September

Now in Cinemas: Songs of Repression

At the foot of the Andes Mountains in Chile lies an idyllic German colony. However, the beauty of the place contains a grim past. In 1961, the German preacher Paul Schaefer and his congregation moved to Chile with the stated aim of helping the poor. They established Colonia Dignidad (Colony of Dignity), which transformed into...

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16 September

Now in Cinemas: The Auschwitz Report

The Auschwitz Report tells the true story of Rudolf Vrba and Alfréd Wetzler, two Slovak Jews who were deported to Auschwitz in 1942 and managed to escape in 1944. On April 10, 1944, they manage to escape from the camp, thanks to an ingenious plan. While the prisoners left behind hold out against the Nazi...

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7 October

Now in Cinemas: Here We Are

Aharon takes care of his autistic son Uri. When Uri has to move to an institution, father and son run away. But where are they going? And what do they hope to find? Emotional, carefully told story about the dilemma’s of being a parent to a child with a disorder. Uri is autistic and lives...

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7 October

Now in Cinemas: De nos frères blessés

Algiers, 1956. During the Algerian War of Independence, Fernand Iveton is arrested at the factory where he works as a lathe operator. He is accused of having planted a bomb. His wife Hélène refuses to abandon Fernand, and does everything she can to save him. Eye-opening true story. When Fernand and Hélène meet, they are...

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