16th WATCH DOCS IFF Lineup

20-11-2016

The 16th WATCH DOCS. Human Rights in Film IFF will kick off on Friday, Dec 9 at the Muranów Cinema. The lineup of the 7-day festival features 60 films from all over the world. Below, we present the full program of this year’s WATCH DOCS.

 Wrong Elements, reż. Jonathan Littell

 

OPENING FILM

Wrong Elements, dir. Jonathan Littell, France, Germany, Belgium 2016, 133 min.

CLOSING FILM

Prison Sisters, dir. Nima Sarvestani, Sweden 2016, 90 min.

COMPETITION

A 157, dir. Behrouz Nooranipour, Iran 2015, 73 min.
The Borneo Case, dir. Erik Pauser, Dylan Williams, Sweden. Germany, Wales 2016, 82 min.
Catastrophe, dir. Alina Rudnickaja, Russia 2016, 52 min.
Curumim, dir. Marcos Prado, Brasil 2016, 106 min.
DIY Country, dir. Antony Butts, France 2016, 80 min.
Forever Pure, dir. Maya Zinhstein, Israel, United Kingdom, Ireland, Norway 2016, 87 min.
The Great Wall, dir. Tadhg O’Sullivan, Ireland 2015, 74 min.
Hooligan Sparrow, dir. Nanfu Wang, USA, China 2016, 64 min.
Icon, dir. Wojciech Kasperski, Poland 2016, 51 min.
Modern Jungle, dir. Charles Fairbanks, Saul Kak, Mexico, USA 2016, 72 min.
Tempestad, dir. Tatiana Huezo, Mexico 2016, 105 min.
Wrong Elements, dir. Jonathan Littell, France, Germany, Belgium 2016, 133 min.

I WANT TO SEE

#myescape, dir. Elke Sasse, Germany 2016, 90 min.
The Chocolate Case, dir. Benthe Forrer, Netherlands 2016, 90 min.
Death by a Thousand Cuts, dir. Juan Meija Botero, Jake Kheel, USA, Dominikan Republic, 2016, 73 min.
Do Not Resist, dir. Craig Atkinson, USA 2016, 70 min.
Father, Son and The Holy Jihad, dir. Stéphane Malterre, France, Belgium, Syria 2015,
110 min.
In the Name of Morals and Order, dir. Bruno Joucia, France 2015, 65 min.
The Long Distance, dir. Daniel Andreas Sager, Germany 2016, 93 min.
Mother’s Son, dir. Nawang N. Anja – Tsang, United Kingdom 2016, 60 min.
Waiting for the Giraffes, dir. Marco de Stefanis, The Netherlands, Belgium 2016, 84 min.
Who’s Gonna Love Me Now, dir. Tomer Heymann, Barak Heymann, Israel 2016, 86 min.

NEW POLISH FILMS

The Battle with Satan, dir. Konrad Szołajski, Poland 2015, 75 min.
Bogdan’s Journey, dir. Michał Jaskulski, Larry Loewinger, Poland 2016, 86 min.
Jarocin. Against the Stream, dir. Leszek Gnoiński, Marek Gajczak, Poland 2015, 108 min.
Three Conversations on Life, dir. Julia Staniszewska, Poland 2016, 25 min.
Urban Cowboys, dir. Paweł Ziemilski, Poland 2016, 30 min.

FILMS OF NIMA SARVESTANI

I Was Worth 50 Sheep, Sweden 2012, 60 min.
No Burqas Behind Bars, Sweden 2012, 77 min.
Prison Sisters, Sweden 2016, 90 min.
Those Who Said No, Sweden 2014, 89 min.

REENACTMENT. POLITICS OF REMEMBRANCE

Destruction of Memory, dir. Tim Slade, USA 2016, 85 min.
Monumentum, dir. Fadi Yeni Turk, Lebanon 2015, 80 min.
One Day in Sarajevo, dir. Jasmila Zbanic, Bosnia and Herzegovina 2015, 60 min.
Remembrance: Recalling the Gulag, dir. Kerstin Nickig, Germany 2016, 44 min.
Stones Gods People, dir. Joe Namy, Lebanon 2016, 5 min.

POPULISM RELOADED

Blocher Experience, dir. Jean-Stephane Bron, Switzerland 2013, 100 min.
Catching Haider, dir. Nathalie Borgers, Austria, Germany 2015, 91 min.
Erpatak Model, dir. Benny Brunner, Netherlands 2014, 52 min.
    
LOST TERRITORIES

Catastrophe, dir. Alina Rudnickaja, Russia 2016, 52 min.
Dazzling Light of Sunset, dir. Salome Jashi, Georgia, Germany 2016, 74 min.  
DIY Country, dir. Antony Butts, France 2016, 80 min.
Let’s Play War, dir. Meelis Muhu, Estonia 2016, 81 min.

MICROPHONE TEST

Dazzling Light of Sunset, dir. Salome Jashi, Georgia, Germany 2016, 74 min.  
El Paso, dir. Everardo González Reyes, Mexico 2016, 76 min.
The Last Laugh, dir. Ferne Pearlstein, USA 2016, 88 min.
Truth, Nothing but…, dir. Eytan Harris, Israel 2015, 70 min.
Uncensored, dir. Stephanie Catalina Martinez, USA, Colombia 2014, 52 min.
        
WATCH SHORTS

Borders, dir. Damjan Kozole, Slovenia 2016, 10 min.
Broken – Women’s Prison at Hoheneck, dir. Alexander Lahl, Volker Schlecht, Germany 2017, 7 min.
Counting Days, dir. Paul Szynol, USA, Uganda 2016, 15 min.
Eye for An Eye, dir. Steve Bache, Mahyar Goudarzi, Louise Peter, Germany 2016, 4 min.
Karakia – the Resetting Ceremony, dir. Sasha Huber, New Zealand 2015, 5 min.
Kwassa, Kwassa, dir. Tuan Andrew Nguyen, Denmark, Vietnam 2015, 19 min.
Matonge, dir. Amadej Petan, Anatole Mandroyan, Elise Ooms, Holly Ash, Luka Cvetko , Nuno Cristino Ribeiro, Belgium 2015, 13 min.
Miles to Go Before I Sleep, dir. Hanna Hovitie, Finland 2015, 13 min.
Moving Target, dir. Tanja Wol Sorensen, Denmark 2016, 30 min.
My Daughter Nora, dir.  Jasna Krajinovic, Belgium, France 2016, 16 min.
People Who came To Power, dir. Oleksiy Radynski , Tomáš Rafa, Ukraine 2015, 17 min.
Resort, dir. Martin Hrubý, Czech Republic 2015, 25 min.
Stones Gods People, dir. Joe Namy, Lebanon 2016, 5 min.
Three Conversations on Life, dir. Julia Staniszewska, Poland 2016, 25 min.
Through the Wall, dir. Tim Nackashi, USA 2016, 6 min.
You Have a Problem, dir. Esra Piké, Netherlands 2015, 24 min.
    
SCREENING WITH AUDIO DESCRIPTION

Starting Point, dir. Michał Szcześniak, Poland 2014, 26 min.