10 movies

The Apollo of Gaza

January 15, 2020

In 2013, a 2,000-year-old statue of Apollo was found near Gaza, only to disappear all of a sudden. Apollo, god of art, beauty and divinations, incites all sorts of rumors, even the craziest ones. The Apollo of Gaza is at once an inquiry and a meditation on history, plunging us into the barely known reality of a territory that is still paying the price of wars and a merciless blockade, but where life also subsists, undefeated. By bringing a little light to the sky of Gaza, the statue and its stupefying story could return some dignity and hope to all people.

The Miscreants

November 30, 2011

On the order of their spiritual leader, three young Islamists kidnap a group of actors who are about to go on tour with their latest show.

Operation Libertad

May 20, 2012

In April 1978, members of the Groupe Autonome Révolutionnaire (GAR) rob a bank in Zurich with the aim of bringing to light the covert ties between the Swiss financial system and dictatorships in Latin America. Wanting to secure concrete evidence, they film the entire operation.

Ghost Hunting

February 12, 2017

A set-up for an experiment in an empty room. Former inmates reconstruct an Israeli secret service interrogation centre. These Palestinian men use role play to come to terms with their memories and the humiliation they have experienced.

Spartans

November 22, 2014

Filmmaker Nicolas Wadimoff profiles Yvan Sorel, who runs a mixed martial arts club in Marseille's Quartier nord, a district of the city mainly known for its drug trafficking and gang shootings.

Buried Secrets

September 4, 2009

A teenager unwittingly reveals a terrible family secret to her new neighbors.

Alinghi: The Inside Story

April 28, 2003

Look into the heart & soul of the Alinghi campaign during the Americas Cup competition. This film documents slices of everyday life of the team & their families, the tensions & dramas as well as the joys. The team share their emotions & deepest feelings under their grueling physical training program & the constant upkeep & development of the boat.

Fix Me

November 17, 2010

Living in the West Bank of Palestine, a filmmaker suffering from chronic headaches consults a psychologist in pursuit of a cure. After being treated, Raed Andoni is inspired to apply the same cure to his entire war-torn homeland. Andoni's quirky personality and the cast of characters around him lend immediacy and poignancy to the life experiences of everyday Palestinians struggling to endure endless military occupation and economic isolation.

Radio Silence

October 1, 2019

Mexico, March 2015. Carmen Aristegui, incorruptible journalist, has been fired from the radio station where she has worked for years. Supported by more than 18 million listeners, Carmen continues her fight. Her goal: raising awareness and fighting against misinformation. The film tells the story of this quest: difficult and dangerous, but essential to the health of democracy. A story in which resistance becomes a form of survival.

L'accord

September 28, 2005

The fascinating story behind the Geneva Initiative, a peace plan for the Middle East. Set up by a group of seven very different individuals – three Israelis, three Palestinians and one Swiss – united by their dedication to achieve peace in the Middle East, the Geneva Initiative was officially launched in December 2003 on the shores of Lake Geneva.

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