Two young paramedic women Cuba and Alaska live on the edge in the war-torn Kharkiv region - their mission is to save lives while sharing good humour, and belief in victory.
Yegor Troyanovsky / TAG film / Ukraine, France
DOUGLAS GORDON: SELF DIVIDED
A rare unfiltered examination of Turner prize winning artist Douglas Gordon as he unearths a new artistic practice. Part performance, part confessional, he's confronted by his own mortality and his personal demons - and a filmmaker to capture it all.
Finlay Pretsell / Parcel of Rogues, Grande Ourse Films / United Kingdom, France
Close your eyes, go back to your earliest memories, remember that sense of vibration of dreams. Are there limits to the human dreamscape? This is a journey through generations, deep into uncharted territory, confronting realities, desires and fears.
Ousmane Samassekou / DS Productions, DS Productions / France, Mali
EVO: THE BURNT PALACE
Evo is the inside story of the rise and fall of Evo Morales, South America’s first indigenous President. We follow Morales - with unparalleled access - as he reshapes Bolivia, falls in a coup, and wrestles with the limits of revolution and democracy.
Martin Sivak, Noah Friedman-Rudovsky / Actual Films / United States, Argentina
FAR FROM MAINE
As democracy in his country is falling apart and Jewish supremacy on the rise, an Israeli man is compelled to deal with the long-forgotten violent death of his Palestinian childhood friend. Can he reclaim the dream they had shared?
Roy Cohen / Roy Cohen Films, Temps Noir / Israel, France
In the wake of the invasion of Ukraine, the Russian state implements a new national patriotic curriculum that begins to transform classrooms across the country. In many communities, a sense of isolation and confusion starts to creep in.
David Borenstein / made in copenhagen, Windfall Films / Denmark, United Kingdom
HOUSE OF EARTH
After thirty years on the run, Pinky returns to her Roma community to find two families in need of a matriarch. Torn between her biological kin and chosen queer family, transgender sex worker Pinky attempts to build a future that feels like home.
Ljubomir Stefanov / Apolo Media / North Macedonia, United States
A journey through Ukraine that reveals the banality of evil behind the Russian invasion.
Oksana Karpovych / Les Films Cosmos, Hutong Productions / Canada, France, Ukraine
ONLY ON EARTH
A journey deep into one of Europe’s hottest fire zones, Galicia, where wild horses roam the mountains under the watch of local cowboys. These horses are excellent at fire prevention, but now they are vanishing in the clash between humans and nature.
Robin Petré / Hansen & Pedersen / Denmark, Spain
Our Love follows a motley crew of teenagers. They are 14 years old and the world seems full of opportunities. But suddenly puberty hits and during one night something happen that will change everything.
Hannah Reinikainen, Lia Hietala / Story AB, Napafilm / Sweden, Finland, Germany
PART OF SOCIETY
Adelina, a transgender woman who has been locked away from the outside world for 11 years, finally, flees Georgia to Europe and tries to become a part of society.
Rati Tsiteladze / ArtWay Film / Georgia
The war not only kills people - it also changes those who survived. In particular, on very subtle levels. Ukrainian filmmaker Iryna Tsilyk is sharing her very intimate and female perspective on the question - what does it mean to be a woman in the war times?
Iryna Tsilyk / MOON MAN / Ukraine
SECOND WORLD, SECOND SEX
The politics of feminist memory collide in the dramatic re-telling of the first UN Women’s conference in Mexico City in 1975, tracing the solidarities and conflicts to the present day through the eyes of the women who participated.
Mila Turajlic / Poppy Pictures, Survivance / Serbia, France
THE PRODUCTION OF THE WORLD
The Production of the World is an all-archival documentary about the radical critic John Berger, the CIA’s infiltration of the arts during “cultural Cold War,” and the ways images and culture operate as battlegrounds for politics.
Brett Story / Oh Ratface Films / Canada, United States
TWO STRANGERS TRYING NOT TO KILL EACH OTHER
When an unrecognised artist breaks her leg, her famous husband must become her carer. But when her resentment of his success surfaces, the couple strive for equanimity while facing the existential weight of mortality in their 70s and 80s.
Jacob Perlmutter / Manon et Jacob Ltd, Final Cut For Real / United Kingdom, Denmark
Voice/Over is a political satire about modern populism and media manipulation. A deep-fake version of a leading contemporary politician is having a conversation with himself, offering a closer understanding of the distortion of our reality.
Balint Revesz / Roughhouse Project / Hungary