Lightdox Sales and Distribution

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    Lightdox (formerly Sweet Spot Docs) is an International Sales and Distribution agency based in Switzerland, committed to powerful documentary storytelling and aiming to accompany documentary producers in the ever-changing market. We are looking for strong stories with drama potential, emotional impact, and a stunning visual approach. Our portfolio shines by socially important documentaries such as PARIS CALLIGRAMMES by Ulrike Ottinger (The Berlinale Camera Award 2020), RADIO SILENCE (IDFA 2019), multi-awarded MADAME by Stéphane Riethauser, or IL MIO CORPO by Michele Pennetta (ACID Cannes 2020).

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    Arica

    • Lars Edman, William Johansson Kalén
    • 2020

      After the Swedish company Boliden dumped toxic waste in the Chilean desert town of Arica in 1984, thousands of local residents fell ill. In this sequel to Toxic Playground (2009), the filmmakers follow the lawsuit against the mining company.

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      Citizen Nobel

      • Stéphane Goël
      • 2020

        The Nobel Prize in Chemistry transforms Jacques Dubochet's life. What to do with this voice listened to by all? How to become a Citizen Nobel?

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        Il mio corpo

        • Michele Pennetta
        • 2020

          Fact and fiction blur in this sensitive film about a young scrap metal collector and an African boat refugee living in Sicily. Their lives turn out to be more similar than they might have imagined.

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          Paris Calligrammes

          • Ulrike Ottinger
          • 2020

            Portrait of the cultural circles director Ulrike Ottinger moved in when she arrived in 1960s Paris as an ambitious young artist from a small German town. Archive material and black-and-white footage captures the atmosphere of a turbulent period.

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            Purple Sea

            • Amel Alzakout, Khaled Abdulwahed
            • 2020

              A boat sinks off the coast of Lesbos with Syrian artist Amel Alzakout onboard. She shoots dizzying footage from the water: dangling legs and almost nothing to cling onto. An utterly gripping experience.

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              Their Algeria

              • Lina Soualem
              • 2020

                After 62 years of marriage, Aïcha and Mabrouk decide to separate. Their granddaughter Lina is stunned. In this movie she explores her family history to try to understand her grandparents better. What is it like to live in France as an Algerian?

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