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  • 85 min.

    Once Upon a Porn

    John B. Root, 2013

    This is everything you always wanted to know about a (French) porn shoot.

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Ego Documentaries

  • 67 min.

    Jack, de Balkan en ik NL

    Kreso, Sergej, 2008

    In 1972, gaat de Belgische-Congolese popster Jack Roskam leven in Joegoslavië. Na een grote carrière als gitaarspeler in de rockgroep “Galija”, gaat zijn leven, door de oorlog, totaal veranderen.

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  • 60 min.

    Campo Santo

    Pastecchia, Sonia, 2008

    The director’s parents left Esanatoglia in Italy to come and work in Belgium in the fifties. New migrants from Europe and around the world are now coming to work in this prosperous part of Italy and are moving into the village.

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  • 49 min.

    Congo files

    Alonso, Julio, 2009

    Congo files shows the current situation of Congo citizens, specifically focused on the conflicts that took place in the region of North-Kivu in the first decade of the 21st century.

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  • 67 min.

    In my father's house

    Ouazzani, Fatima Jebli, 1997

    In this beautiful, poetic and deeply personal film, Moroccan filmmaker Fatima Jebli Ouazzani investigates the status accorded women in Islamic marriage customs and the continuing importance of virginity.

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Factual documentaries

  • 54 min.

    Lessons of the blood

    Hong, James T., 2010

    Many warfare atrocities have been purposely tucked away, as is the case with the biological and chemical warfare used by Japan during World War 2, on Chinese citizens living in the Pingfang district.

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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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  • 53 min.

    The French Connection: Inside the New Mafias

    Conforti, Barbara & Pierrat, Jerome, 2013

    Fleeing prosecution in their countries of origin or exploiting larger money making opportunities abroad, international criminal networks nowadays scatter all over the world. Also France has become a target for international criminal groups.

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  • 52 min.

    Tibet the Chinese Lie

    Debord, Bernard, 2009

    Situated deep in the Himalayas lies the former sovereign nation Tibet. Also known as The Roof of the World, the geographical location of this spiritual country kept it relatively isolated for centuries conserving a deep-rooted Buddhist culture.

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Informative documentaries

  • 58 min.

    Nuclear: Nothing to report

    de Halleux, Alain, 2009

    Pro or anti nuclear power? Essential opinions are missing from this debate, that of nuclear energy workers. Our safety is in their hands. This film gives them a voice.

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  • 52 min.

    Harvest of hunger

    Collard, Marie-France, 2011

    This film crosses the destinies of very different farmers in different countries across the world.

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  • 54 min.

    See the wood from the trees

    Martin, Jean-Philippe, 2011

    Three local initiatives attempt to make young people in Laos aware of the richness of their environment.

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  • 52 min.

    Blue Gold

    Pierpont, Damien de, 2007

    The water problem in Marrakech goes to the heart of what defines the question of Moroccan economic development. Drought, mass tourism, globalisation...

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Investigative documentaries

  • 82 min.

    Back to Utopia

    Fabio Wuytack, 2016

    The 500-year-old book UTOPIA takes us on a journey through the world of today.

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  • 70 min.

    Deadly love

    Pighetti, Olivier, 2012

    In February 2012, Bruno Zuliani murdered his three children and then hanged himself, leaving wife, Odile, to deal with the consequences.

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  • 52 min.

    Serial Killers

    Necek, Barbara, 2009

    What turns someone into a serial killer? How do they go undetected for so long and what compels them to keep killing?

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  • 60 min.

    Playground

    Spears, Libby, 2009

    The documentary Playground is about paedophilia and sexual exploitation of children in America. The filmmaker held interviews with pimps, victims and police officers and shows us how young children are pushed into prostitution.

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Observational

  • 50 min.

    Nothing Remains

    Natasja van Wijk, 2012

    The final months of dairy shop Kors in the middle of Amsterdam South, show us the ways of one of the most declining neighbourhoods of Holland.

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  • 70 min.

    Rooms without a view

    Marre, Emmauel, 2013

    A portrait of a hotel where many different people share the the same uniform environment.

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  • 58 min.

    Fritkot

    Manuel Poutte, 2010

    In the documentary Fritkot a fritkot is being followed near a train station of a small town. The owner of it is much more than someone who’s baking fries.

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  • 90 min.

    Hill of Pleasures

    Maria Ramos, 2013

    In 2011, law and order was restored by military operation in the Hill of Pleasures slum in Rio de Janeiro. The Police became the tool of Brazils new policy of conquering citizenship. How do inhabitants and occupants of the Hill assess their new situation?

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Participatory

  • 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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  • 50 min.

    In Search of Happiness; Sweden

    Woringer, Erik, 2012

    Sweden is a country known for it's vast natural heritage. While some have sustained a lifestyle connected to the nature that surrounds them, others have developed environmentally conscious structures and activities in urban centers.

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  • 52 min.

    In Search of Happiness; India

    Woringer, Erik, 2012

    The best place to start looking for true happiness is the country famous for it's art of well being and smiling people: India. This journey to India is the first episode of the ten episode series In search of Happiness.

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Portrait

  • 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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  • 76 min.

    I soeni

    Goeijers, Carin, 2003

    A beautiful portrait of the singer Reinard Dewus, his family and the Sinti culture.

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  • 67 min.

    Jack the Balkans and I

    Kreso, Sergej, 2008

    Bosnian filmmaker Sergej Kreso left the country during the war. After 15 years he comes back to take a tour with Jack, looking for the Galija members and the answers to his questions.

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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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Reflective documentaries

  • 103 min.

    Male Domination

    Patric Jean, 2009

    Is it possible, in the 21st century, that men demand a return to patriarchal ancestral values? Male Domination provocatively stirs up trouble through the feminism of a man who takes a hard look at himself.

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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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  • 74 min.

    Refugees: who needs them?

    Miles Roston, 2012

    A very touching view on the lives of refugees in The Netherlands, brought with a bit of humor.

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  • 57 min.

    Abortion: The choice

    Macfarlane, Ursula, 2008

    Every year, 46 million women worldwide choose to have a termination. Despite certain restrictions abortion is legal in the United Kingdom. Therefore women in the United Kingdom are legally able to decide how to cope with an unwanted pregnancy.

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