International Panorama

All films are screened in original language with English subtitles except Felvidék.

Művész
Nov 13, 19:45
Toldi
Nov 14, 20:30
Valerie Gudenus | Switzerland | 2013 | 86min | Hindi
Six women choose to be surrogate mothers in pursuit of a better future for their own families. What is the physical and emotional cost of trafficking human happiness?
Toldi
Nov 12, 18:00
Művész
Nov 13, 18:00
Cirko
Nov 15, 16:00
Nitzan Ofir | Israel | 2014 | 60min | Arabic & Hebrew
A virtual encounter between two teenage girls, one Jewish and one Arab, leads to a surprising, exciting, and stressful experience.
Toldi
Nov 12, 22:00
Művész
Nov 13, 22:00
Cirko
Nov 16, 16:00
Adina Popescu | Romania | 2013 | 78min | Romanian & Mandarin
Chinatown in Bucharest: the gateway to Europe for Chinese entrepreneurs and immigrants. An insight into the divergent pathways of global capitalism.
Toldi
Nov 13, 22:15
Cirko
Nov 14, 16:15
Művész
Nov 14, 22:00
Svetlana Strelnikova | Russia | 2014 | 64min | Russian
A cardiac surgeon’s dream to build a modern cardiology center comes at a price: promoting Russia’s ruling party in the upcoming elections.
Toldi
Nov 12, 22:15
Cirko
Nov 15, 16:00
Johanna Domke | Egypt & Germany | 2013 | 49min | English & Arabic
Inside Egypt’s biggest national daily – an unconventional account of the 2011 revolution.
Cirko
Nov 14, 17:30
Toldi
Nov 15, 14:00
Joris Postema | The Netherlands | 2013 | 57min | English & Kinyarwanda
A football match between implacable rivals 20 years after the Rwandan genocide – does ethnicity still play a role for the "children of genocide"?
Toldi
Nov 13, 16:15
Művész
Nov 15, 16:15
Cirko
Nov 16, 16:15
Ines Tanović | Bosnia & Herzegovina | 2014 | 25min | Bosnian
Nearly 20 years since the end of the 1992-95 Bosnian war, there are still people who live in what are colloquially known as refugee centers, including the one in Ježevci.
Toldi
Nov 13, 20:15
Kino
Nov 14, 20:00
Művész
Nov 16, 18:00
Mehran Tamadon | France & Switzerland | 2014 | 105min | Farsi
Four mullahs and an atheist filmmaker spend a weekend at a house in the countryside debating the principles of Iranian society. Can a shared living room facilitate a peaceful coexistence?
Grand Prize at Cinéma Du Reel 2014.
Toldi
Nov 16, 19:00
Toldi
Nov 16, 20:15
Alain Ughetto | France | 2013 | 70min | French
In the 1970s, Alain finds Jasmine, a girl who changes the course of his life. Love found and lost in Iranian revolutionary turmoil.
Toldi
Nov 14, 22:15
Művész
Nov 15, 21:30
Askold Kurov | Russia & Germany & The Netherlands | 2013 | 52min | Russian
The afterlife of the Lenin cult amidst religious worshippers, new generation of pioneers, and Chinese tourists.
Toldi
Nov 13, 16:15
Művész
Nov 15, 16:15
Cirko
Nov 16, 16:15
Tiha Klara Gudac | Croatia | 2014 | 75min | Croatian & Serbian
An investigation into a family past reveals a closely guarded secret, buried at an island of broken souls – a political prison of socialist Yugoslavia.
Toldi
Nov 13, 18:30
Cirko
Nov 14, 18:30
Dieudo Hamadi | Congo & France & Senegal | 2014 | 92min | Lingala & French
Nerves, corruption, perseverance - young Congolese prepare for their graduation exams that hold the key to their future.
Potemkin Prize at Cinéma du Réel, 2014
Toldi
Nov 13, 22:00
Cirko
Nov 14, 18:30
Művész
Nov 16, 18:15
Robert Kirchhoff | Czech Republic & Slovakia | 2013 | 100min | Czech & French & Slovak
Manipulation, the secret services, torture, and blackmail in the 1976 cover-up of the murder of a medical student.
Jihlava Documentary Film Festival 2013, Special Mention
Művész
Nov 13, 18:00
Toldi
Nov 15, 12:30
Cirko
Nov 15, 16:00
Tomasz Śliwiński | Poland | 2013 | 30min | Polish
An intimate portrait of the director’s family dealing with their newborn child's rare disease, Ondine’s Curse.
Toldi
Nov 14, 16:00
Cirko
Nov 15, 17:30
Meelis Muhu | Estonia | 2014 | 80min | Russian
The election burlesque in the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic – an unrecognized country with its own army and currency.
Toldi
Nov 12, 22:15
Művész
Nov 14, 21:45
Hanna Slak | Germany | 2013 | 8min | Bosnian
Fragile intimate histories collide with the official version of the past in the effort to keep the memory of the Srebenica genocide alive.
Művész
Nov 12, 22:15
Toldi
Nov 15, 12:30
Keren Shayo | Israel | 2013 | 60min | Hebrew & Tigrinya & Arabic
A neglected story of the burgeoning trafficking in Egypt’s Sinai Desert, where Eritrean asylum seekers and refugees are kidnapped and tortured until the ransom is sent for their release.
International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam 2013, Top Twenty Audience Favorites
Audience Award, Movies that Matter Film Festival, 2014
Művész
Nov 12, 20:00
Cirko
Nov 13, 20:30
Toldi
Nov 15, 18:30
Daria Khlestkina | Russia | 2014 | 73min | Russian
Two years of hard work to handcraft new limousines for a military parade – a real-life, post-industrial tragicomedy on the dying embers of the former Soviet Union's premier auto-manufacturers.
Best Feature Film Award, ArtDokFest, Moscow 2013
Docu/Life Award, Docudays UA, Kyiv, 2014
Toldi
Nov 12, 20:00
Cirko
Nov 15, 19:00
Művész
Nov 16, 20:00
Rithy Panh | Cambodia & France | 2013 | 92min | English
For years, Rithy Panh has been looking for the missing picture, the one that documents the crimes committed by the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia.
Prize Un Certain Regard, Festival de Cannes, 2013
Best Foreign Film nomination at the Oscar Academy Awards, 2014
Toldi
Nov 14, 20:00
Művész
Nov 15, 20:00
Cirko
Nov 16, 20:30
Jesse Moss | USA | 2013 | 100min | English
Broken men chase their dreams in the North Dakota oil fields. A local pastor risks everything to help them, to face profound consequences he never imagined.
U. S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Intuitive Filmmaking, Sundance Film Festival, 2014
Toldi
Nov 15, 20:30
Cirko
Nov 16, 17:30
Mihai Andrei Leaha | Romania | 2013 | 55min | Romanian
Between 1942 and 1943, 25,000 Roma were deported from Romania to Transnistria, where only half of them survived. Seventy years later the film reconstructs the missing stories of Romani Holocaust.
Cirko
Nov 13, 18:00
Kino
Nov 15, 20:00
Művész
Nov 16, 20:15
Luc Schaedler | Switzerland | 2013 | 80min | Mandarin
The idyllic rainy south, the apocalyptic mining north, and a megacity on the Yangtze River – snapshots of changing everyday life in China.
Best Documentary Award, Silk Road Film Festival, Dublin 2014