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Bread Rebels presents five bakers in Europe who have recognized that working with flour, water and salt can be meaningful and fulfilling. Bread is one of the most diverse and important foods and a great teacher at that. It can teach us a lot about time, diligence and how to deal with the world. From the Caucasus in the east to the Atlantic coast of Brittany, from the mountains of Austria to the cornfields of Denmark - The Bread Rebels take the viewer on a journey that tells of humanity, sustainability and the question of meaning.
Europe revealed is a six part documentary series directed by Andreas Pichler (Show Runner), Nina Maria Paschalidou, Pierre-Oliver Francois, Joakim Demmer, Tonislav Hristov
The continent of Europe at a turning point: Will European nations and industries be able to get our complex energy systems CO2-free before the outbreak of the climate catastrophe? Can Europe survive without migrants? How much freedom of movement will there be after the Covid-19 pandemic and the war in the Ukraine? Does digital Europe stand a chance faced with the global internet giants? Can our continent’s natural heritage still be saved despite climate change? And will our cows and farmers be redundant by 2035? The series combines an investigation into the heart and nerve centers of Europe with unseen visuals, hard facts and a vast scope of human stories.
The Institute of Documentary FIlm has released an open letter to support Ukraine
Filmmakers in support of the Ukrainian people "We, the undersigned, express our support to the people of Ukraine in such a dire moment. The Kremlin's aggression is a terrible act of war that has no place in modern society, in Europe or a democratic world. (...)"
Turkey in the year of 2015. Mutlu Kaya is shot in the head. Injured for life. In 2020 Dilek, her closest sister, is also shot in the head. Killed. 2021 Songul, her eldest sister, is fighting to keep the family together, as across Turkey domestic violence and femicide reach record levels. 3 women are being murdered every day. HEARTLAND is the story of Mutlu and her sisters, an inspirational story about the loss of innocence, survival and redemption.
AUF DER KIPPE (AT) tells the story of structural change in Lusatia, traces the arc from the post-reunification period to the present day, shows what moves Lusatians more than 30 years after reunification, what frightens them, what motivates them - with an approach to a future that has only just begun.
IGOR LEVIT - PIANIST provides insights into an artist's personality and into the work that determines the artist's life. He does not "rehearse" a piece, he "meets" the work and the composer. This encounter leads again and again to an intensive confrontation with the artist's own ability to enter into the music, to discover new aspects, sounds and moods that inscribe themselves as "memory of the fingers". Finally, when the sonata is performed in the Concert Hall, we discover how the soloist's work merges into the shared experience with the audience.