Films by Language


¡Vivan las Antipodas!

Victor Kossakovsky

Like an exquisitely restrained Baraka, this radiant, magnificently photographed celebration of the natural wonders of the world takes us to four pairs of places directly opposite each other on Planet Earth – including New Zealand.

Ballroom Dancer

Andreas Koefoed, Christian Bonke

Rich, engrossing backstage documentary. Slavik Kryklyvyy, a former world Latin American dance champion, returns to competition with a new young partner. “Kryklyvyy is a superb physical specimen, and his dancing is sublime.” — Variety

A Bitter Taste of Freedom

Frihetens bittra smak

Marina Goldovskaya

A highly affecting documentary about Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya who was murdered in 2006 after her disturbing reports from Chechnya. “Apt to provoke moral outrage in anyone short of Vladimir Putin.” — Variety

Family Portrait in Black and White

Julia Ivanova

Defying local racism, Olga Nenya has fostered 23 homeless children, many of mixed-race heritage. “A rich observational portrait of a woman who wants to save the children from an unjust world – her way.” — Hot Docs

In the Fog

V tumane

Sergei Loznitsa

An intense, slow-burning Russian war drama that considers moral choice in the moral vacuum of occupation. “Truly eloquent and moving… Actors and landscapes alike could have come out of 19-century Russian paintings.” — Sight & Sound

Our Newspaper

Nasha Gazeta

Eline Flipse

In the rough, remote Russian town where Lenin was born, a brave journalist has launched an independent newspaper produced on a computer in his lounge and delivered by hand. A darkly humorous portrait of a brave venture.

Where Do We Go Now?

Et maintenant on va où?

Nadine Labaki

A spirited, entertaining tale of women in a Lebanese village distracting their men from ‘religious war’, directed by and starring Nadine Labaki (Caramel). People’s Choice Award, Toronto International Film Festival 2011.