The Srebrenica DebateZonlicht Producties, 2012
On April 2, 2012 DocsOnline organized a debating night in Amsterdam about the Srebrenica Genocide. The debate was held to commemorate this tragic event in which 8.000 Muslim Bosniaks were brutally massacred by the Bosnian Serb Army.
Far from the villagesZuchuat , Olivier, 2008
Filmmaker Olivier Zuchuat joins the refugees of the Darfur conflict in eastern Chad where they create their own way of life and means of survival.
Welcome to ParadisePoutte, Manuel, 2008
From a refugee camp to a small american town, the film depicts the destiny of a somali couple, candidate to asylum.
NiggersMartino, Antonio, 2010
What happens to African asylum seekers once they have reached Italian coasts?
Between Heaven and HellSeelen, Joost, 2002
Between heaven and hell, is a documentary about Vught, the World War II Dutch concentration camp. In stories related by survivors, Camp Vught is portrayed as the western entrance to the hell that included Auschwitz, Bergen-Belsen, and Sobibor.
Angels on our shoulderSpitz, Andy, 2008
On Saturday 17 march 2008, 4 days after xenophobic violence erupted in Alexandra, South Africa, the squatter camps and townships around Germiston and Primrose exploded.
A philosopher for all seasonsBrunner, 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.
Agapitova and the rescued onesGeka, Dzintra, 2009
Images of a landscape of frozen rivers, snowy hills and abandoned cottages portray the desolate location were once thousands were forced to survive. During the 1940s, deportation to Soviets gulags in Siberia has been a death sentence for the majority.
The RunawayPawlowski, Marek Tomasz, 2007
The protagonist of this documentary film has led an extraordinary life, including an escape from concentration camp Auschwitz.
The last WitnessNekanda-Trepka, Michal, 2002
The life of Jewish Samuel Willenberg is extraordinary enough to be made into an unparalleled documentary. As a young Jewish Pole, he was picked up and deported by Nazis during second world war.
The PortraitistDobrowolski, Irek, 2005
As a camp prisoner during Second World War, Wilhelm Brasse was ordered to photograph the faces and bodies of his fellow prisoners in Auschwitz as well as the German staff responsible for their suffering.
Lodz GhettoAdelson, Alan & Taverna, Kate, 1989
The film Lodz Ghetto is an unique documentation of the Holocaust in Poland during the occupation by Nazi Germany.
Congo filesAlonso, 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.
Two CampsDesai, Rehad, 2009
Two Camps exposes the difficult living conditions of African refugees around Johannesburg. Three African men discuss their experiences in the often unsafe refugee camps, as well as xenophobic attacks.
Secret Story: The Gulag ArchipelagoCrepu, Jean & Miletitch, Nicolas, 2008
Alexander Solhenitsyn and his loyal group 'The Invisibles' secretly collaborated to publish one of the most important books ever written: The Gulag Archipelago (1968).
HeritagesCling, Daniel & Cling, Pascal, 1996
Three survivors from Auschwitz relate how and under which circumstances they made their horrific story known since their return.
The returnVerhey, Joost, 1990
If you've read khaled Hosseini bestsellers A thousand splendid suns or Kite Runner, than the documentary film The Return by Joost Verhey is a must see. The Return takes you back to the Afghan refugee camps in 1989/1990.
On the threshold of oblivionVerheul, Ton, 2003
Winner of the prestigious peace award at the Film festival of the independent film in OsnabrÃ¼ck Germany, this documentary investigates the historically very sensitive Nazi raid in the Dutch village of Putten in 1944.