Your Internet browser may be incompatible with this HTML5 website. please use a more recent browser version
Evangelical Christians are calling out for a second sexual revolution: chastity. As a counter-movement of the attitudes and practices of today's culture, one in six girls in the US has vowed to remain 'unsoiled' until marriage.
It features five of the residents, whose memories evoke the world of the artist under the communist system, while on a more intimate level they provide rare first-hand glimpses of the rapidly changing world of Russia throughout the 20th century. At the same time the film gives an inside view of this unusual home and its residents in their everyday lives.
The arrival of business coach, Sophie Bingle, arouses strong reactions, especially in Novak. For Oscar, the idea that Evelyne could marry Jérôme seems unbearable. However, Jérôme hides an embarrassing secret from his future wife. Meanwhile, Melody complicates things...
Samuel parties hard in the Marseille area of France and is awoken one morning by a woman carrying a baby she claims is his. She drives off leaving him with a wailing infant; he gives chase to London where he finds work and raises Gloria by himself.
Liefi decides to leave her cage and flee into the wild. For an inexperienced hen wandering like this, dangers lurk around every corner. On her way, Liefi meets a dangerous weasel. Fortunately, he turns out to be a "walker" who leads the other wild animals. Liefi sees him as a white knight and falls desperately in love with him. .
In 1964, Jean Ziegler was asked by Che Guevara to fight the "capitalist Monster". Former collaborator of Kofi Annan, professor and writer, Ziegler's books still act as a manifesto to left-wing intelligentsia.
In April 1978, members of “Groupe Autonome Révolutionnaire” (GAR) rob a major bank in Zurich with the aim of bringing to light the covert ties between the Swiss financial system and dictatorships in Latin America. Wanting to secure concrete evidence, they film the entire operation. Although the bank director confesses to GAR, the Paraguayan mediator refuses to cooperate.
Globalization makes us long for roots and Saudade is a feeling that describes this longing, this nostalgia. We feel Saudade because we love. In this film, we go on a journey to explore the "Saudades do Brasil". We follow mariners as they cross the ocean from Europe back home to Brazil. Then, we peer into a hidden convent near Rio de Janeiro.
In 1997 unemployment soared to to new heights in Switzerland. One key concept was going to be used to fight this worrying trend: training. The authorities developed what they called active measures on the labour market. 11 unemployed people aged from 22 to 49 years were offered a six-month training program aimed at preparing them for a totally new job called an ecology officer.
Record Player-Christian Marclay is a documentary about the musical work of Christian Marclay. Through scenes shot at his home, it shows and explains his work and techniques as well as his reflections about his art.
Wounded by the father's affair, a German family of five moves to Switzerland, hoping to reunite in an idyllic setting. But for his wife, 14-year-old Wanda and the rest of the kids, starting over in a foreign country is hard.
It’s the year 3115. Life on Earth is nothing but a remote memory. Space ships cruise through the Universe with aboard the territories and population of the former French-speaking Cantons. John Bonvin is chief commander of VSS Couchepin. He and his crew are confronted with a terrible menace: the whole of the Canton of Valais has been covered with concrete – every inch, except for the vineyards...
The story is set in Palestine in 1947, during the British mandate period. The Zionists are fighting for the establishment of a Jewish state. A member of the armed Jewish underground has been sentenced to death by the British authorities. In return, his comrades kidnap a British officer. During the whole night they are waiting together for the outcome of the negotiation.
The desperate silent tragedy of Jean and Laure, still in shock at the loss of their little girl in a terrible barn fire, plunges the couple into a bleak endless winter of unspeakable grief. Laure is interned for a period to be treated in a clinic. Jean is left to face the harsh, cold and seemingly futile task of trying to eke out a living on the farm on his own.
Once upon a time, in an imaginary tale, the beautiful amnesic woman, Madeleine and Jean live alone at the edge of a dark mountain lake. One day, Jean catches a huge fish where he finds inside its belly a little boy sleeping. This event will change everything and may bring back Madeleine's memory.
A sensual, fluid, hypnotic exploration of a “human sculpture”: the bodies of five dancers pass, cross, follow, intertwine with each other. A video of dance, adaptation of choreographer Gilles Jobin’s “The Moebius Strip”.
War is imminent, but pregnant Nour refuses to admit it. Her husband, more rational, persuades her to leave. Convinced they will be able to return shortly, they bring with them only the bare necessities. Little do they know that they are leaving behind the fond memories of a paradise lost. The dramatic reconstruction of a key day in the life of a couple who has since emigrated.
This is the story of five encounters, both tragic and funny, which all take place in one car in a driving school. Five couples who are brought together via their attempts to get their licence, but divided by nationality and sometimes skin colour.
Documentary which tries to demonstrate that the football and politics make only one. It deals with the geopolitics of the football, and more exactly within the framework of the selection of the team of Togo in the world.
Vinh, a Vietnamese refugee, was adopted 20 years earlier by a Swiss family and is now about to get married. His Vietnamese mother seizes this opportunity to finally meet the family that loved and raised her son. The unexpected visit of Mrs Nguyen is going to cause some agitation to the family. Enjoy this fragile comedy of happiness.
Today an incredible sanitary and ecological disaster is taking place in the heart of the Amazonia in an overseas department of France, on the border between Suriman and French Guyana. «Dirty Paradise» shares the story of a thousand Indians who are trying to survive the devastation caused by 10, 000 illegal gold-seekers who hide in the forests.
Silvia wishes to get to know the young man, proposed by her father as future husband, before marrying him. So, with the consent of her father, she decides to disguise herself so as to be able to find out about this person, proposed for her but whom she does not know. For a time, she changes places with her servant Lisette.
Every six years, tens of thousands of gymnasts gather on the occasion of the Federal Gymnastics Festival to celebrate their sport, their values and the national cohesion. The film follows four bands during the months of preparation and training that precede this great gathering in Biel.
The musical road movie, tells of African singer Youssou N'Dour's epic journey following the trail left by slaves and by the jazz music they invented. Youssou N'Dour's challenge is to bring back to Africa a jazz repertoire and to sing those tunes in Goree, the island that today symbolizes the slave trade and stands to commemorate its victims.
A Portrait of Dr. Hofmann, a man best known as the father of LSD. The film describes the relationship between the chemist and his drug, shows the position he took during his lifetime, and the difference paths stemming from his initial discovery...
For over ten years, La Ribot had toured the world with amazing choreography, mixing dance," live art "provocative nudity and humor. This documentary directed by Luc Peter is an intimate portrait of this incredible artist.
Marginalised members of Italian society gather in a meeting and welcome centre. They have experienced drugs, prison and homelessness. Talking about their existence, singing and living life, they show that humanity is not lost. A visionary, poetic film referencing the masters of Italian cinema such as Pasolini and Bellocchio. A vibrant work that puts the sadness of the world to song.
Looking for easy money, three young dropouts auction themselves on the internet. One sells his future, one sells his past. The third sells his soul. What starts off as an unlikely trick turns into a nightmare when they discover they've sold their very existences. And there are no refunds.
On January 11th, 2008, hired by the City of Cleveland, lawyer Josh Cohen and his team filed a lawsuit against 21 banks, which they held accountable for the wave of foreclosures that had left their city in ruins. Since then, the bankers on Wall Street have been fighting by with all available means to avoid going to court…
An ode to life under the stars and the beauty of winter in expressive panorama shots: Diametric opposites, Pascal and Carole travel with a herd of sheep, four dogs and their donkeys through the wintery landscape of Switzerland. In search of fresh grass, they travel over 600km during four months.
A love tragedy. A father in search of forgiveness revisits places, emotions, mistakes from the past and in the process finds meaning and deliverance from paralysing rigidity. Instead of constantly focusing on his daughter's death, he finally gets in touch with her life. Viktor Looser has been living in the past for a decade. He can't get over the death of his daughter Anna and her two children.
After their parents’ divorce, Sabina had to move to Switzerland with her mother, while Narmina stayed with her father in Baku. Five years later Sabina returns to Azerbaijan to live with her father. But he intends to remarry and has not yet told his daughters. At the same time, Narmina is preparing her farewell to her boyfriend Kerim, who has enlisted for one year of military service.