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France/ Netherlands/ South Africa, 2020, 79’ Director: Teboho Edkins Days of Cannibalism accounts the social impact of a completely different economic model on a traditional...

 2021 International Feature Documentary Film Competition

Hungary, 2020, 75’ Directors: Asia Dér and Sari Haragonics As Hungary’s political climate becomes increasingly radicalized, Virág, a former green politician, loses faith in the...

 2021 International Feature Documentary Film Competition

Switzerland, 2019, 80’ Director: Christian Labhart DOP: Pio Corradi, Simon Guy Fässler A film about how I deal with the painful fact that the world...

 2021 International Feature Documentary Film Competition

Turkey, 2019, 93’ Director: Sеlim  Yildiz DOP: Adar Baran Deger Editor: Selim Yildiz Producer: Selim Yildiz We are witnessing a long-lasting and devastating war with...

 2021 International Feature Documentary Film Competition

Germany, 2021,70’ Director: Wolf Emil Fuchs Co-directors: Nadia Franka Richter  Wanda Johanna Richter Producer: Wofgang Reinke An intimate look at the first six month after...

 2021 International Feature Documentary Film Competition

Switzerland, 2019,  78’ Writer and Director: Jacqueline Zünd Parents split up, a family falls apart. Two separate worlds emerge from what once was considered a...

 2021 International Feature Documentary Film Competition

Bulgaria, 2020, 71’ Directors: Tsvetan & Zdravko Dragnevi DOP: Krassimir Stoichkov Editor: Tsvetan Dragnev Producer: Gala Film, Galya Toneva Sometimes people want to go somewhere...

 2021 International Feature Documentary Film Competition

Bulgaria, 2019, 90’ Director: Borislav Kolev DOP: Plamen Gerasimov Editing: Miroslav Gaydoshik Producer: Projector, Maria Landova A documentary about the rock music influence during the...

 2021 International Feature Documentary Film Competition

Bulgaria/Finland, 2019, 87’ Director: Tonislav Hristov Writer: Tonislav Hristov & Kaarle AHo Producer: Kaarle Aho & Kai Nordberg In coproduction with: Soul Food, Kirstine Barfod...

 2021 International Feature Documentary Film Competition

Switzerland, 2020, 101’ Director: Daniel Howald Martin is rejected by his mother and beaten by his father: a childhood without love. It sounds like a...

 2021 International Feature Documentary Film Competition

France, 2021, 8’ Scriptwriter and Director: Laure Chichmanov DOP: Martin Neumann Editor: Nadège Kintzinger Producer: Charlotte Vande Vyvre, Francesca Betteni Barnes, Patricia and Georges  Chichmanov...

 2021 International Short Documentary Film Competition

Bulgaria, 2021 Duration: 18’ Writer and Director: Miroslav Christov DOP: Georgi Chelebiev Editor: Joseph Kokonchev Sound: Dobromir Hristoskov The airport brings together not only travelers,...

 2021 International Short Documentary Film Competition

Bulgaria, 2020 Director: Eldora Traykova Script: Assen Vladimirov DOP: Emil Christov Producer: Pro Film, Assen Vladimirov The documentary film reveals the last days of a...

 2021 International Short Documentary Film Competition

Greece, 2021, 21’ Director: Nikos Kostopoulos A film based on the archives of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, the local courts of...

 2021 International Short Documentary Film Competition

Bulgaria / Greece, 2019, 40’ Directors: Ali & Aya This is a diary of videos, photos, and words by Ali, who comes from Iran. The...

 2021 International Short Documentary Film Competition

Germany/ Italy, 2021, 12’ Director/Producer/Editing: Daniela Lucato DOP: Jacopo Pantaleoni Music: Daniel Birch Whether having come in Berlin for love or having fallen in love...

 2021 International Short Documentary Film Competition

Bulgaria, 2020, 13’ Director: Maria Makedonska DOP: Evgeni Vatcov Producer: Film Grains, Gleb Sharkunov When an encounter must happen, it will. When a song must...

 2021 International Short Documentary Film Competition

France, 2020, 40’ Writer: Anne-Lise LePellec Directors: Pierrick & Anne-Lise LePellec DOP: Pierrick Le Pellec Editor: Pierrick Anne-Lise le Pellec and Vincent Prête This is...

 2021 International Short Documentary Film Competition

Bulgaria, 2021, 15’ Scriptwriter and Director: Andrey Hristozov Editor: Andrey Hristozov Producers: Andrey Hristozov, Stefan Dimov, Boris Zafirov DOP: Stephan Dimov My Stellar Tale is...

 2021 International Short Documentary Film Competition

Turkey, 2020, 45’ Scriptwriter and Director: Metin Akdemir DOP: Oguzhan Üstun Editor: Emre Kaya Producer: Irem Akbal & Emre Kaya The director believes that the...

 2021 International Short Documentary Film Competition

Bulgaria/France, 2019, 23’ Scriptwriter and Director: Bojina Panayotova Sofia, 13 June 2014. As every day, Ivan returns to the building from which he was evicted....

 2021 International Short Documentary Film Competition

Serbia, 2019, 27’ Scriptwriter and Director: Maja Novaković DOP: Jasna Prolić Editor: Marija Kovačina Producer: Maja Novaković, Milan Milosavljević In the lush pastoral hills of...

 2021 International Short Documentary Film Competition

Germany, 2019, 36’ Director: Jonas Englert This documentary essay tries to render visible the process of globalization in Greece and its implications from a personal...

 2021 International Short Documentary Film Competition

Bulgaria, 2013, 70’ Director: Boriana Pouncheva Scriptwriters: Yurii Dachev, Tatiana Granitova, Boriana Pouncheva DOP: Tsvetan Nedkov Producer: Cinemascope – Ivan Nichev Ilia was a baby,...

 2021 Panorama

Bulgaria, 2013, 62’ Directors: Nina Pehilovanova and Petya Nakova DOP: Dimitar Kostov Editing Elitza Uzunova Producer: Ivan Tonev To be able to live "Like a...

 2021 Panorama

Bulgaria, 1977, 54’ Script: Christo Iliev - Charly Director: Georgi Stoev - Jacky An emotional story about the life of prisoners during their preparation for...

 2021 Panorama

Bulgaria, 2013, 75’ Directors: Kristina Grozeva, Peter Valchanov Script: Marin Damyanov, Pencho Kovachev DOP: Krum Rodriguez Producer: Plamen Yordanov Two Roma teenagers, Tsvetan (18) and...

 2021 Panorama

Germany, 1996, 96’ Director: Andres Veiel Rudi, Tilman and Thilo are dead – of their own free will. In the provinces of Swabia, Andres Veiel...

 2021 Andres Veiel Retrospective

Germany, 2005, 82’ Director: Andres Veiel On the night of 13 July 2002, the Schönfeld brothers and their friend Sebastian Fink killed sixteen-year-old Marinus Schöberl,...

 2021 Andres Veiel Retrospective

Germany, 2001, 102’ Director: Andres Veiel Wolfgang Grams, RAF terrorist, killed in a police shoot out in 1993 was thought to be part of the...

 2021 Andres Veiel Retrospective

Germany, 2017, 107’ Director: Andres Veiel A documentary about the 20th century German sculptor and performance artist Joseph Beuys. Screening: 17.09.2021, 22:00h, Open Air Library

 2021 Andres Veiel Retrospective

Germany, 2004, 108’ Director: Andres Veiel Four acting students are the focus of Andres Veiel’s long-term observational documentary. We meet Stephanie, Karina, Constanza and Prodromos...

 2021 Andres Veiel Retrospective

Canada, 2011, 99’ Director: Aaron Yeger A People Uncounted is a 2011 Canadian documentary film that tells the story about the culture and history of...

 2021 Under The Same Sky. Films for people who defy labels

Germany, 2016, 94’ Director: Philip Scheffner, Colorado Velcu A song, a promise to the beloved, to the children, to oneself. Members of the Velcu family...

 2021 Under The Same Sky. Films for people who defy labels

Germany, 1970, 47’ Director: Peter Nestler Roma talks about their experiences in the Third Reich and the Federal Republic of Germany, inspired by Otto Pankok’s...

 2021 Under The Same Sky. Films for people who defy labels

Hungary, 2013, 104’ Director: Eszter Hajdú In 2008 and 2009, a group of Hungarian right-wing extremists committed a series of attacks on random members of...

 2021 Under The Same Sky. Films for people who defy labels

Serbia, 2003, 78’ Director: Želimir Žilnik This film is about people who emigrated to European countries during the war years of the nineties. They have...

 2021 Under The Same Sky. Films for people who defy labels

Bulgaria, 2018, 56’ Director: Ludmila Zhivkova, Documentary For the first time in the history of Bulgarian cinema, a Romani is in the director’s chair: Ludmila...

 2021 Under The Same Sky. Films for people who defy labels

Germany/Poland, 2012, 110’ Director: Philip Scheffner In 1992, two men were shot in a field near the German-Polish border. The circumstances which led to the...

 2021 Under The Same Sky. Films for people who defy labels

UK, 2019, 90’ Director: Roz Mortimer This urgent and magical hybrid documentary fluidly interweaves fantastical re-imaginings of buried secrets with a ghostly narration and direct...

 2021 International Feature Documentary Film Competition

Bulgaria, 2020, 28’ Director: Vilma Kartalska The inspiring story of Natalia Tsekova, the first Roma girl with a degree in acting, of her dreams that...

 2021 Under The Same Sky. Films for people who defy labels

Germany, 2011, 69’ Director: Eliza Petkova Wie fühlt man sich, wenn 40 Polizisten mitten in der Nacht an der Tür klingeln mit der Ankündigung: „Ihr...

 2021 Under The Same Sky. Films for people who defy labels

Bulgaria, 2013, 54' Director: Georgi Stoev - Jacky Scriptwriter: Christo Iliev - Charly   Bobby, a.k.a. the TV set up the first independent Gypsy TV...

 2021 Under The Same Sky. Films for people who defy labels

Bulgaria, Germany, Poland, 2018, 94' Scriptwriters and directors: Christo Bakalski, Kornel Miglus A decade ago a wildfire engulfed the Monastery of St. Petka nearby the...

 2021 Panorama

Germany, 2022, 107’ Script: Lutz Pehnert. Director: Lutz Pehnert. Cinematography: Anne Misselwitz, Thomas Lütz. Music: Bettina Wegner. Production: solo:film GmbH – Susann Schimk. Coproduction with...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION

Bulgaria,2022,77’ Script - Bilyana Kirilova, Neda Milanova, Valeria Stoykova. Director - Bilyana Kirilova. Camera - Teodor Fichev. Music - New Generation, Kale, Wozzeck & Chugra....

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION

Ukraine, 2022,80’ Script and director: Taras Tomenko. Cinematography: Misha Lubarsky. Production: Insightmedia Producimg Center. Producers: Volodimir Filippov, Oleksandr Kovalenko, Alla Ovsyannikova, Andriy Suyarko Contact: info@insightmedia.com.ua...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION

France-Bulgaria, 2022, 68’ Script and director: Elitza Gueorguieva. Camera: Thomas Favel, Elitza Gueorguieva. Music: Arno Ledoux. Producers: Eugénie Michel-Villette, Martichka Bozhilova. Contact: agitprop@agitprop.bg The action...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION

Hungary, 2021, 79’ Screenplay: Mate Korosi, Alexandra Lang, Gelleri Pal Gaspar, Eszter Angyalosy. Director: Mate Korosi. Cinematography: Mate Korosi. Music: Mark Bartha. Producers: Borbala Csukas,...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION

Israel, 2022, 89’ Script: Ran Tal. Director: Ran Tal. Production: Ran Tal, Sarig Peker. Executive Producers: Nancy Pomagrin, Yael Melamede. Editing: Nili Feller. From more...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION

GREECE, 2022, 78’ Script: Thomas Sideris. Director: Thomas Sideris. Cinematography: Selahattin Sevi – Mert Kaya. Music: Christos Tsiamoulis. Production: OROS FILMS PRODUCTION. Contact: sideris.tom@gmail.com People...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION

Germany, 2021,73’ Script: Benjamin Rost. Director: Benjamin Rost. Producer: Mark Szilagyi, Estella Suplit. Cinematography: Johannes Greisle. rost_benjamin@yahoo.de Three diamond diggers in South Africa are searching...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION

Greece, 2020, 82’ Script: Yiannis Kolozis. Director: Yiannis Kolozis. Production: Yiannis Kolozis. Contact: vamvax19@hotmail.com A journey in time through the eyes of two generations of...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION

Turkey, 2020, 84’ Script: Ensar Altay. Director: Ensar Altay. Producer: Abdulkadir Karakelle. olgasku11@gmail.com Norihito works for a company that specializes in cleaning the apartments of...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION

Germany-Austria, 2021, 72’ Script: Roser Corella. Director: Roser Corella. Cinematography: Roser Corella and Alfonso Moral. Music: Paul Frick. Producer: Roser Corella. Contact: roser.corella@gmail.com Meagre wages,...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION

Brazil, 2021, 88’ Script: Pablo Francischelli, Caio Jobim. Director: Pablo Francischelli. Producer: Caio Jobim. Cinematography: Luis Abramo. Contact: pablo@doblechapa.com.br After a long time apart, the...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION

Germany, Switzerland, 2021, 97’ Script: Nathalie David. Director: Nathalie David. Cinematography: Adrian Stähli - Nathalie David. Producer: Peter Spoerri. Coproducer: Nathalie David. Distributor: MissingFILMs. Contact:...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION

Bulgaria, 2021, 60’ Script: Pavlina Ivanova. Director: Pavlina Ivanova. Cinematography: Alex Samundji. Producer: Agitprop - Martichka Bozhilova. Contact: agitprop@agitprop.bg Mimo Morski, a traveling musician, invites...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FEATURETTE COMPETITION

Bulgaria, 2021, 55’ Script: Ana Kitanova. Director: Ana Kitanova. Cinematography: Angel Balakchiyski. Music: Stefan Valdobrev. Production: Art Fest – Stefan Kitanov Co-Production: Doli Media Studio...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FEATURETTE COMPETITION

Bulgaria, 2021, 60’ Script: Petya Nakova, Ognyan Statelov. Director: Petya Nakova. Cinematography: Dimitar Kostov. Music: George Strezov. Production: Contrast Films Bulgaria – Katya Trichkova. Supported...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FEATURETTE COMPETITION

Bulgaria, 2020, 56’ Script: Nikolay Vasilev. Director: Nikolay Vasilev. Cinematography: Borislav Georgiev. Production: BNT – Katya Atanasova. Contact: nikoleye@abv.bg “All we need to do is...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FEATURETTE COMPETITION

France, 2021, 36’ Script: Nathalie Giraud & Timothée Corteggiani. Director: Nathalie Giraud & Timothée Corteggiani. Cinematography: Nathalie Giraud & Timothée Corteggiani. Production: Anne Bruneau, Nathalie...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FEATURETTE COMPETITION

France, 2021, 59’ Scriptwriters and Directors: Maxime Faure & Adam W. Pugliese. Cinematography: Maxime Faure. Producer: Maxime Faure & Adam W. Pugliese. Contact: contact@adampugliese.com By...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FEATURETTE COMPETITION

Croatia, 2020, 60’ Script:Neven Hitrec. Director: Neven Hitrec. Producer: Jure Bušić. Contact:  jurebusic@gmail.com One family. A nine year old child. The Croatian curriculum for the...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FEATURETTE COMPETITION

Germany, 2021, 30’ Director: Julia Groteclaes. Cinematography: Sina Diehl. Music: Hannes Bieber. Production: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg. Contact: julia.groteclaes@filmakademie.de The Lignite company, RWE, becomes the bad men...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY SHORT COMPETITION

Iran, 2021, 23’ Script: Ashkan Ahmadi. Director: Ashkan Ahmadi. Producer: Ashkan Ahmadi. Contact: ahmadi.ashkan@gmail.com Nasser is a young shoulder-carrier working in Uramanat Mountains. He lives...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY SHORT COMPETITION

Germany, 2020, 29’ Script: Jens Schanze. Director: Jens Schanze. Cinematography: Boerres von Weiffenbach. Producer: Judith Malek-Mahdavi. Contact:  post@maschafilm.de Asude is 17. She lives in rural...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY SHORT COMPETITION

Turkey, 2021, 20’ Director: Mehmet Akif Güler. Script: Mehmet Akif Güler. Producer: Mehmet Akif Güler. Contact: mehmetakifguler@gmail.com Abdullah Milhim is a photographer trying to announce...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY SHORT COMPETITION

Greece, 2022, 12’ Script: Vicki Markolefa. Director:Vicki Markolefa. Producers: Vicki Markolefa, Bastian Fischer, Vasilis Fourkiotis. Contact: giveusabump@gmail.com The film INDIGENIUS LOCI explores the interface of...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY SHORT COMPETITION

Turkey, 2020, 5’ Script: Anıl Gök Director: Anıl Gök Producer: Anıl Gök Contact: anilgok20@gmail.com The story of people who carry a lifeline to fish trying...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY SHORT COMPETITION

Germany, 2021, 5’ Director: Emily Ufken. Producer: Alexander Conrads. Musik: Simon Conrads. Contact: alexanderconrads@gmx.de While in rehab, a young man recounts his descent into gambling...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY SHORT COMPETITION

Germany, 2021, 14’ Director: Robin Trouillet Cinematography: Josua Wielandt Contact: robin.trouillet@t-online.de Jürgen Leppert, also known as "Der Dreher" or "der Kreisel" is a graduate engineer,...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY SHORT COMPETITION

Poland, 2020, 28’ Director: Pawlina Carlucci Sforza Contact: m.hudzikowski@sfp.org.pl The film tells the story of the communal memory of killings that took place after World...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY SHORT COMPETITION

Austria, 2021, 6’ Director: Johannes Gierlinger Contact:mail@johannesgierlinger.com Chawani, bashi is a film about the ancient Kurdish city of Hasankeyf, Turkey.
 Edited out of photographs taken...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY SHORT COMPETITION

Poland, 2020, 11’ Script: Katarzyna Warzecha. Director: Katarzyna Warzecha. Contact: m.hudzikowski@sfp.org.pl After his mother dies, Adam comes across some letters exchanged years ago between his...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY SHORT COMPETITION

Canada, 2021,3’ Script: Vivien Forsans. Director: Vivien Forsans. Music: Thibault "Kalleos" Dagallier. Contact: vivienforsans@yahoo.fr The story of a mother who died four years after giving...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY SHORT COMPETITION

Bulgaria-France, 2020, 30’ Scriptwriter: Gaëlle Boucand. Director: Gaëlle Boucand. DOP: Victor Zébo. Producer: Elinka Films / Léa Todorov After twenty years away in western Europe,...

 INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY SHORT COMPETITION

Bulgaria, 2021, 99‘ Script: Anna Petkova, Konstantin Petrov. Director: Anna Petkova. Cinematography: Hristo Kovachev. Music: Boris Chakarov. Production: Gala Film – Galina Toneva, Kiril Kirilov....

 PANORAMA NEW BULGARIAN DOCUMENTARY CINEMA

Bulgaria, 2021,81’ Script: Teodora Stoilova-Doncheva, Stephan Komandarev. Director: Stephan Komandarev. Cinematography: Vesselin Hristov. Music: Prof. Dr. Viliyan Platikanov. Production: Argo Film – Stephan Komandarev, Katya...

 PANORAMA NEW BULGARIAN DOCUMENTARY CINEMA

Bulgaria, 2021, 76 ’ Script: Konstantin Petrov, Kostadin Bonev. Director: Kostadin Bonev. Cinematography: Alex Samoungi. Production: Trivium Films – Kostadin Bonev. Supported by the Bulgarian...

 PANORAMA NEW BULGARIAN DOCUMENTARY CINEMA

Bulgaria, 2020, 54’ Script: Aksiniya Velinova. Director: Mihajlo Kocev. Camera: Krasimir Andonov. Music - Ivo Paspalski. Production - Audiovideo Orpheus. This is the story of...

 PANORAMA NEW BULGARIAN DOCUMENTARY CINEMA

Bulgariа, 2022, 82’ Script:Petya Tetevenska, Svoboda Madanska. Director: Nikolay Vasilev. Cinematography: Borislav Georgiev. Music: Georgi Tzvetkov. Production: Magic Shop – Georgi Nikolov. Supported by the...

 PANORAMA NEW BULGARIAN DOCUMENTARY CINEMA

Bulgaria, 2021, 60’ Script: Eliza Gozeva, Teodora Doncheva Director: Stanislav Donchev Cinematography: Martin Dimitrov Music: Alexander Kostov Production: Geopoly Film – Pavlina Jeleva Supported by...

 PANORAMA NEW BULGARIAN DOCUMENTARY CINEMA

Bulgaria, 2020, 63‘ Script: Fani Tsurakova. Director: Dimitar Sardzhev. Cinematography: Kiril Prodanov. Music: Mira Iskarova. Production: Screening Emotions – Poli Angelova, Nikolay Todorov. Supported by...

 PANORAMA NEW BULGARIAN DOCUMENTARY CINEMA

Fiction, Bulgaria/Romania, 97’, 2021 Script: Svetoslav Draganov, Bogomil Dimitrov, Nevena Borisova Director: Svetoslav Draganov. Cinematography: Vesselin Hristov. Music: Boris Changarov, Sebastian Zsemlye. Cast: Hristo Petkov,...

 SPECIAL SCREENINGS AND PROJECTS OUT OF COMPETITION

Germany, 2022, 155’ Director: Alice Agneskircher. Cinematography: Jan Kerhart. Music: Max Knoth. Producers: Alice Agneskirchner, Sandra Ehlermann. Co-Production: Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg, Potsdam, Deutschland. Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Köln,...

 SPECIAL SCREENINGS AND PROJECTS OUT OF COMPETITION

Estorium, 90′ Estorium is a digital encyclopedia in which we collect human stories in different formats: video, audio, texts, photos, virtual reality. The audience in...

 SPECIAL SCREENINGS AND PROJECTS OUT OF COMPETITION

Bulgaria, 2021, 105’ Director: Polly Guentcheva. DOP: Krassimir Andonov. Writers Nina Altaparmakova, Polly Guentcheva. Producers: Polly Guentcheva, Martichka Bojilova, Emil Spahiiski. An inspiring story that...

 PANORAMA NEW BULGARIAN DOCUMENTARY CINEMA

Bulgaria, 56’, 2022 A film by Boyko Vassilev. DOP Christo Obreshkov. Producer Bulgarian National Television. Many have forgotten that the war in Ukraine is not...

 SPECIAL SCREENINGS AND PROJECTS OUT OF COMPETITION