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    Wed 20 November

    9:53

    VPRO Preview

      The Forum
      La Mami
      For Sama
      The Kingmaker
      All Cats Are Grey in the Dark
      Carrousel
      Sunless Shadows
      • event Created with Sketch. Wed 20 November
      • 9:53 - 22:04
      • Tuschinski 1

      VPRO selected the pick of the bunch from IDFA 2019 for the VPRO Preview. Documentaries from morning to night in the stunning Tuschinski theater, compiled by VPRO.

      18:00

      Earth

      • Nikolaus Geyrhalter
      • 2019
      • 115 min
      • event Created with Sketch. Wed 20 November
      • 18:00 - 20:15
      • Tuschinski 2
      Tickets available

      A beautifully shot film about people whose job is to dig the earth, exploit it and make money from it, with virtually no regard for the consequences—all so we can maintain our demanding lifestyle. But who’s actually responsible in the end?

      Waiting for the Carnival

      • Marcelo Gomes
      • 2019
      • 86 min
      • event Created with Sketch. Wed 20 November
      • 18:00 - 19:31
      • Tuschinski 6
      Tickets available

      This portrait of an enterprising Brazilian town where almost everyone manufactures jeans is also the travelogue of filmmaker Marcelo Gomes. He knows the town from a distant past, and alternates nostalgia with a sense of realism.

      18:15

      Overseas

      • Sung-A Yoon
      • 2019
      • 91 min
      • event Created with Sketch. Wed 20 November
      • 18:15 - 20:06
      • Tuschinski 4
      Tickets available

      How do you protect yourself against sexual harassment? How do you react to an abusive boss? In the Philippines, prospective housekeepers participate in role-playing games to learn how to deal with their wealthy and demanding future employers.

      18:45

      Chile, Obstinate Memory

      • Patricio Guzmán
      • 1997
      • 57 min
      • event Created with Sketch. Wed 20 November
      • 18:45 - 19:45
      • Tuschinski 3
      Tickets available

      An investigation into the role of memory in Chile. Director Patricio Guzmán returns there after 23 years in exile, and for the first time ever in his country he screens The Battle of Chile, his trilogy about the 1973 coup.

      The Sugar Curtain

      • Camila Guzmán Urzúa
      • 2006
      • 80 min
      • event Created with Sketch. Wed 20 November
      • 18:45 - 20:25
      • Tuschinski 5
      Tickets available

      Growing up in the 1980s in Cuba, filmmaker Camila Guzmán Urzúa and her classmates grew up in the sugar-coated world of Fidel Castro’s revolution. Now, they look back on a childhood paradise that came to an abrupt end.

      20:30

      The Euphoria of Being

      • Réka Szabó
      • 2019
      • 84 min
      • event Created with Sketch. Wed 20 November
      • 20:30 - 21:59
      • Tuschinski 3
      Sold out

      During the making of a dance theater piece, a special friendship develops between director Réka Szabó and her two leads: the young dancer Emese Cuhorka and the elderly writer and activist Éva Fahidi.

      One Child Nation

      • Nanfu Wang, Jialing Zhang
      • 2019
      • 85 min
      • event Created with Sketch. Wed 20 November
      • 20:30 - 22:00
      • Tuschinski 6
      Sold out

      Filmmaker Nanfu Wang was born in the days of China’s one-child policy. This revealing documentary shows the barbaric and deeply tragic consequences of this law. How is it possible that an entire country could resign itself to such inhuman regulations?

      20:45

      Searching Eva

      • Pia Hellenthal
      • 2019
      • 84 min
      • event Created with Sketch. Wed 20 November
      • 20:45 - 22:14
      • Tuschinski 2
      Tickets available

      An unconventional inside view of the equally unconventional life of Eva: sex worker, writer, musician, model, blogger, anarchist and feminist. And much more, because Eva can’t be pinned down.

      Midnight Traveler

      • Hassan Fazili
      • 2019
      • 86 min
      • event Created with Sketch. Wed 20 November
      • 20:45 - 22:31
      • Tuschinski 4
      Sold out

      Under the threat of being killed by the Taliban, an Afghan family of filmmakers attempts to travel to Europe illegally. They document the dangerous journey with their cell phones.

      21:00

      Norie

      • Yuki Kawamura
      • 2019
      • 80 min
      • event Created with Sketch. Wed 20 November
      • 21:00 - 22:40
      • Tuschinski 5
      Tickets available

      In this sensitive portrait, Yuki Kawamura searches for memories of his mother, who died young. He and his father visit places and friends from the past, bringing moments of heartbreak and liberation.