Science

Anthropology

  • 185 min.

    Gandhi's Children

    MacDougall, David, 2008

    Gandhi’s Children chronicles the life of children in what the filmmaker calls "the exact opposite of Doon," a shelter for orphans and juvenile detainees run by an Indian non-governmental organization.

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  • 56 min.

    Red Hair and black coffee

    Bochet, Milena, 2012

    This film offers an exclusive view on a hidden Romani village located deep down in a Slovakian valley, where a spirit; the old red-haired lady Vozarania still wanders around.

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  • 55 min.

    My Mothers Farm

    Burkovska Jacobsen, Ilze, 2008

    Tale Kalna is a magnificent woman: hardworking, clever, strong and with a great sense for human relationships. In another life, Tale Kalna may have made it to the presidency of Latvia, but reality has made her a farmer.

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  • 55 min.

    Closed District

    Pierre Yves-Vandeweerd, 2005

    In 1996 filmmaker Pierre Yves-Vandeweerd travelled to the village of Mankien in South Sudan to film the civil war that was raging on in that area for decades. The town always had a strategic position.

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Health & Medicine

  • 91 min.

    I will get better tomorrow

    Detours, Vincent and Henry, Dominique, 2009

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  • 60 min.

    The man with a hundred children

    Janic, Vuk, 2012

    The Man with 100 Children is an intimate portrait of sperm donor Ed Houben and the women who wish to make use of his services. What motivates this man?

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  • 17 min.

    What The Cat Sees

    Kim Brand, 2011

    A hospital is a place where joy and sorrow constantly alternate. The smoking area serves as gathering place for visitors, patients and staff. One of the most curious guests there is a grey cyper cat.

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  • 109 min.

    Birth

    Sandrine Dryvers, 2010

    In Belgium, France and many other European countries childbirth without medical intervention is seen as high-risk. But why do we look at it this way? Is it possible to give birth in the natural modus?

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Law & Justice

  • 46 min.

    The Immigration Judge

    Pekel, Misja, 2008

    The Immigration Judge is the first documentary that gives an insight in a Dutch Immigration Court.

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  • 86 min.

    I will be murdered

    Webster, Justin, 2013

    Rodrigo Rosenberg, an intelligent, charismatic lawyer went for a bike ride near his home in Guatemala City and was murdered.

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  • 65 min.

    Chechnya: Who killed Natacha?

    Sauloy, Mylene, 2011

    This documentary examines the silencing of voices of dissent in Russia. Like her friend Anna Politkovskaya, journalist and human rights defender Natacha, or Natalya Estemirova sought to publicise what was happening in war ridden Chechnya.

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  • 36 min.

    The passenger on bus 73: Catching Karadzic

    Tellingen, Robert van, 2008

    On the 21st of juli 2008 Radovan Karadzic , one of the most wanted war criminals in the world, is arrested on a bus in Belgrade after being hunted for almost 10 years.

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Media Studies

  • 72 min.

    No Comment

    Poissonnier, Pascal, 2011

    During the longest political crisis ever, director Pascal Poissonnier filmed for over more than a year a couple of leading political journalists during there daily work.

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  • 85 min.

    Warology

    Menegazzo, Morgan, 2011

    In the documentary Warology several war experts, ranging from politicians and scientists to military officials, reflect on the evolution of warfare in the twentieth century.

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  • 72 min.

    Blood Ink

    Cespedes, Marcelo & Guarini, Carmen, 1998

    In the 1990's Argentina suffered huge problems of inflation, capital flight, and budget deficits, forshadowing its economic collapse in 2001.

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  • 168 min.

    Manufacturing Consent - Noam Chomsky and the Media

    Achbar, Mark & Wintonick, Peter, 1992

    Propaganda is to democracy is what violence is to dictatorship. These are the critical words of renowned linguist and activist Noam Chomsky.

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Neuroscience

  • 17 min.

    Nadia's Tics

    Laetitia Schoofs, 2011

    The first day of high school is very stressful for 12-year-old Nadia.

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  • 52 min.

    Bigger, better, faster, more: Brain Doping

    Schidlowsky, Christian & Prinzler, Hannah, 2011

    Does our brain need help to deal with the coping demands from our society? With a perfect brain at hand, neuroscientists are testing for ways to improve our memory, creativity and emotional intelligence.

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  • 56 min.

    Underhand Tactics; Neuro Marketing

    Bringer, Benoit, 2012

    There is a big chance that you unknowingly have fallen victim to a new controversial sales method called neuromarketing. It is a technique to subconsciously control the brain and is used by companies to manipulate consumers into buying their products.

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  • 93 min.

    The English surgeon

    Smith, Geoffrey, 2007

    The English surgeon gives you the opportunity to see a real hero in action; neurosurgeon Henry Marsh.

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Other

  • 55 min.

    Vesuvio Beat

    Totaro, Maria, 2005

    For the local population of Napels, Italy the Vesuvius is much more than just a natural phenomenon. The volcano is a representation of life and death, the bringer of fertility and danger.

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  • 52 min.

    Dinosaurs, on the Trail of Prehistory

    Kahler, Kristan & Schwamborn, Yvonne, 2010

    The discovery of a remarkable set of dinosaur tracks in a quarry near Obernkirchen, Germany, was a huge impulse for the international paleontology community. The film follows the team of passionate paleontologists.

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  • 52 min.

    Nanoworld or Abyss

    Gateau, Vivian, 2008

    Are human beings becoming obsolete? Do we have legitimate reasons to be scared of cyborgs? The merging of man and machine is approaching, thanks to the development of nanotechnology.

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  • 18 min.

    Solar System

    Smith, Tom, 1977

    Solar System takes the viewer on an intriguing journey through space. This impressive film was created by Tom Smith in 1977, using solely visual effects.

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Philosophy

  • 17 min.

    What The Cat Sees

    Kim Brand, 2011

    A hospital is a place where joy and sorrow constantly alternate. The smoking area serves as gathering place for visitors, patients and staff. One of the most curious guests there is a grey cyper cat.

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  • 54 min.

    A philosopher for all seasons

    Brunner, Benny, 1991

    This is a tribute to a famous scholar and controversial Israeli icon. Armed with a sharp mind and a strong opinion, an 88 year old Yeshayahu Leibowitz creates passionate monologues about the separation of state and religion.

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  • 73 min.

    Power and Terror - Noam Chomsky in Our Times

    Junkerman, John, 2002

    Have you always wanted to attend to a lecture of the famous intellectual and critic Noam Chomsky but never had the opportunity? Now is your chance to hear his argumentation and see him connect with his audience.

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  • 40 min.

    Freemasons

    Balvers, Romy, 2007

    The documentary tells an interesting story about Freemasonry. During this film several members of Lodges in Amsterdam are followed and interviewed.

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Psychology & Psychiatry

  • 54 min.

    Radio Shizo

    Rondia, Karin, 2002

    Radio Schizo is the story of a bunch of young people suffering from schizophrenia.

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  • 72 min.

    Stotters

    Joke Nyssen, 2011

    Jef an 18 year old boy has been suffering from severe stuttering. With his parents he undertook many tries to get rid of that stuttering, but in vain. Now, he will face his problem again, now helped by Gert, his new therapist , a former stutterer himself.

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  • 55 min.

    My Genius Brother Harry

    Roy Dames, 2013

    A call about the imminent closure of its ancient church is the reason for Roy Dames discovery that the death of his brother in 1974 is not a finished story, but a tucked away past.

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  • 52 min.

    Speed in search of time

    Opitz, Florian, 2013

    "My experience with time by now is limited to the one feeling - I don't have enough." It's a paradox. Never before in history we have worked more efficiently. Never before we have saved time with more sophisticated technologies.

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Religion Studies

  • 54 min.

    God wills it

    Fritz, Nathalie & Martin, Jacques, 2011

    Who was really Godefroid de Bouillon. Investigation on a European founding myth and a key figure in the christian western imagination.

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  • 56 min.

    3 Years, 3 months, 3 days

    Franik, Nicolas & Lazarev, Anouchka, 2011

    Didier has a great life, but somehow he feels that something had always been missing for him to be truly happy. In his view, there is only one possible solution: remove himself from the world and go on what Tibetan Buddhists call the Three Year Retreat.

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  • 29 min.

    Holy Face

    Bodasinki, Maciej & Dokowicz, Leszeck & Gorny, Grzegorz, 2006

    The Rector of the Shrine, Fr. Carmine Cucinelli, OFM, Cap., describes the story of Fr. Donato da Bomba regarding the arrival of the Holy Face in Manoppello in 1506 through a mysterious pilgrim to the Church of San Nicola.

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  • 49 min.

    Hijacking the Arab Spring

    Redouani, Kamal, 2012

    For decades, the Muslim Brotherhood was an outlawed organization, marginalized and persecuted. Today, along with the Salafists and other Muslim groups, they are the principal winners of the Arab revolutions.

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Women's Studies

  • 53 min.

    My Child, My Sister

    Violaine de Villers, 2005

    Khadia Diallo is a Senegalese woman who emigrated to Belgium. In her country she suffered the most serious sexual mutilation.

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  • 56 min.

    Waiting for the men

    Ndiaye, Katy Lena, 2007

    In a society apparently dominated by tradition, religion and men, these women unreservedly express themselves.

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  • 116 min.

    Do you remember revolution

    Biancon, Loredana, 1997

    In this film four women who actively participated in the Leftist Armed Struggle in the Italy of the 70ies are interviewd. All of them were leading figures in the Red Brigades.

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  • 26 min.

    The Love Bureau

    Monzani, Caterina, 2009

    This short and lovely documentary gives an insight in the dating bureau of Bettina.

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