DocMa – Fresh Blood »

Special screening of the Documentary Film Master Programme of the Baltic Film, Media, Arts and Communication School. Over the past year and a students have worked on three different films, which have concerned diverse themes and approaches to documentary cinema. For this screening the best of this process have been selected. Free entrance. Unscathed / […]

Short films »

Roosenberg Dir Ingel Vaikla Estonia, Belgium 2017, 30 min Roosenberg is a place, a space, a building, a film. Roosenberg is Amanda, Godelieve, Rosa and Trees. Roosenberg is a letter that tells of an encounter with four elderly nuns in a fascinating monastery in Belgium, before the building was vacated. The every day communal life of four sisters, their religious practice and final departure […]

The Departure »

The life of Ittetsu Nemoto changed because of a newspaper ad. In the ad a temple was looking for Buddhist monks. The former rocker now works as a support person for depressed people and those considering suicide, but the vocation is taking its toll. Offering help around the clock means less time with his family and it’s […]

Ouaga Girls »

In Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, a small group of young women are training to become auto mechanics. Friendships blossom in the safety of the classroom, and the students laugh, cut class and share their hopes and fears. They also discover there are some helpful similarities between braiding hair and spray painting cars. Just […]

So Help Me God »

The everyday work of Brussels judge Anne Gruwez ranges from questioning suspects to visiting crime scenes and directing DNA tests in consultation with detectives. So Help Me Godobserves the events unfolding in the judge’s chambers and beyond, without interviews, commentary or music. Given the nature of the content, it’s remarkable that the filmmakers were allowed to […]

The Rebel Surgeon »

”Here nobody dies alone,” doctor Erik Erichsen summarizes the differences between Swedish and Ethiopian healthcare. He got fed up with the bureaucracy of being a doctor in Sweden and moved to Ethiopia with his wife Sennait Erichsen. At the Ethiopian clinic in Aira, where resources are scarce and the waiting room is always packed with patients, the paperwork […]

Bad Cop »

A documentary about corruption in the Finnish police force, centering around the trial of Jari Aarnio, the former chief of Helsinki police department’s narcotics division. Language: Finnish Subtitles: English

The Ugliest Car »

“My car is as flexi as it is sexy,” 70-year-old Bogdan Rozycki boasts of his 51-year-old Wartburg. This car is the proud winner of the accolade “ugliest car in Poland.” Bogdan has filled a pretty impressive trophy cabinet thanks to his horrendous old jalopy. The fact that it still has its original paint says plenty […]

The Ancient Woods »

The film takes its viewers on the endless journey – from the forest thickets to the wolves’ caves and up to black stork’s nest, and then deep into the water to the underwater forest, returning after to the human beings inhabiting the edge of woodland. The ancient woods are the place where the boundaries of […]