Man & War

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    The experience of war, the individual within war, the aftermath of a war, the imprint it leaves on human bodies and souls. War is part of our daily experience, directly or indirectly through the media. War is not only still happening today; it is also eagerly promised to us tomorrow.

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    Aleppo: The Silence of the War

    • Amir Osanlou
    • 2018

    Powerful images of devastation in the Syrian city of Aleppo. The sounds of war have fallen quiet, and all that remains is a terrifying silence.

    Chris the Swiss

    • Anja Kofmel
    • 2018

    A very personal investigation into an unsolved murder during the Yugoslav Wars highlights the dilemmas faced by war reporters.

    Flavours of Iraq

    • Leonard Cohen
    • 2018

    Twenty powerful animated films appeal to the senses in a rich portrayal of the country and familiy of an Iraqi-French journalist.

    The Greatest Sacrifice

    • Eyad Aljarod
    • 2018

    Over the course of 3 years, filmmaker Eyad Aljarod records how peaceful protest turns into deadly conflict in his Syrian hometown Saraqeb.

    Our Song to War

    • Juanita Onzaga
    • 2018

    In the Colombian village of Bojayá, the living reconcile themselves with death and change memories of war into magic realist stories.


    • Nebojsa Slijepcevic
    • 2018

    The Yugoslav Wars echo on in Croatia, behind the scenes of a controversial play telling the true story of an ethnically-motivated murder.

    To War

    • Francisco Marise
    • 2018

    Decades after the revolution, an elderly Cuban still lives on the battle field. A weaponless war film about a combative and solitary spirit.

    When the War Comes

    • Jan Gebert
    • 2018

    An unsettling portrait of a right-wing paramilitary group of Slovakians, who train in the forest every weekend, preparing for the coming war.