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    Adriana’s Pact

    • Lisette Orozco
    • Chile
    • 2017
    • 96 min
    • Focus: The Villain

    The young filmmaker Lisette Orozco wanted to make a portrait of her aunt, but disturbing facts about her past soon start to emerge. Can she trust her own family? A painful search for the truth.

    Advocate

    • Rachel Leah Jones, Philippe Bellaiche
    • Israel, Canada, Switzerland
    • 2019
    • 108 min
    • Best of Fests

    Vilified and praised in equal measure, the Israeli human rights lawyer Lea Tsemel has spent the last 50 years fighting against her country’s discriminatory legal system, primarily by defending Palestinians accused of violent acts of resistance.

    African Mirror

    • Mischa Hedinger
    • Switzerland
    • 2019
    • 84 min
    • Best of Fests

    Admiration and destruction are two sides of the same coin in this collage of archive footage that reveals how, since the 1950s, Europeans have projected their own idealized images onto Africa and destroyed original cultures.

    After Your Revolt, Your Vote!

    • Kiswendsida Parfait Kaboré
    • Burkina Faso, France
    • 2019
    • 87 min
    • Frontlight

    After a popular uprising in 2014, Burkina Faso finally had the chance to vote for a democratically elected president. To encourage people to go to the polls, the “Citizen’s Broom” movement is now touring the country with a catchy campaign.

    Again – Live

    • Mario Pfeifer
    • Germany
    • 2019
    • 50 min
    • IDFA on Stage

    Director Mario Pfeifer adapted his project Again to a live experience that revolves around a man who was dragged out of a supermarket and tied to a tree after arguing with an employee. Was this incident a justified intervention or an act of vigilantism?

    Again

    • Mario Pfeifer
    • Germany
    • 2019
    • 39 min
    • Best of Fests

    Actors reenact a violent incident in an East German supermarket, involving a troubled migrant and brisk action from bystanders. On camera, audience members give their opinion: was this a justified intervention by concerned citizens or an act of vigilantism?

    All Against All

    • Luuk Bouwman
    • Netherlands
    • 2019
    • 103 min
    • IDFA Competition for Dutch Documentary

    A rich historical documentary about the rise of fascism in the Netherlands. Initially fragmented, the struggle for power between fascist movements was eventually won by the radical, populist and anti-Semitic NSB, the Dutch Nazi party.

    All Cats Are Grey in the Dark

    • Lasse Linder
    • Switzerland
    • 2019
    • 18 min
    • Best of Fests

    A tragicomic portrait of a Swiss man who’s so utterly devoted to his two beloved pedigree cats that they can justifiably be described as his life partners. Now one of them is expecting kittens, turning this unconventional household upside down.

    All I Can Say

    • Danny Clinch, Taryn Gould, Colleen Hennessy, Shannon Hoon
    • United States
    • 2019
    • 102 min
    • Luminous

    In 1995, Shannon Hoon, lead singer of indie rock band Blind Melon, died of a cocaine overdose. Highly personal and sometimes experimental footage from his vast video archive tells a story about the bright and dark sides of fame.

    Always in Season

    • Jacqueline Olive
    • United States
    • 2019
    • 89 min
    • Frontlight

    A probing exposé about the deep roots of racist violence in the United States, starting with the death of a black teenager. The police say it was suicide, but the boy’s friends and family believe he was lynched.

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