Taste of Cement

In Beirut, Syrian construction workers are building a skyscraper while at the same time their own houses at home are being shelled. The Lebanese war is over but the Syrian one still rages on. The workers are locked in the building site. They are not allowed to leave it after 19.00. The Lebanese...

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Crossed Words: Matta-Clark Friends

Gordon Matta-Clark (1934-1978) is one of the most admired American independent artists. Originally trained as an architect, Matta-Clark developed an extensive creative career, eventually founding the influential “Anarchitecture” movement in 1974. In Crossed Words: Matta-Clark Friends, the...

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Welcome to Refugeestan

This film focuses on the way the UNHCR manages camps that shelter more than 16 million refugees all around the world, creating a virtual country as large as the Netherlands. How does the UNHCR deal with the urgent needs of thousands of new refugees that arrive each day? How has this emergency...

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BIG Time

According to The Wall Street Journal, Bjarke Ingels has rapidly become one of the design world's biggest stars' and his name recently appeared in TIME'S 100 Most Influential People. An intimate insight into the life of a genius innovative mind and his struggle to maintain his own persona while...

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The Last Kalderash

Geo, a young Roma coppersmith from Corcova village, Romania, lacks the means to support his wife and his 6-year old son. The farmers from the surrounding villages are not buying his copper handmade objects anymore – the copper brandy stills, trays and pots the Roma coppersmith families...

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Izabela

Ylvaa meets Izabela in Oslo's city park in the summer of 2012. Izabela is 18 years old and lives in the park to collect money to support her family back home in Romania. Three years later they meet again in Sweden by coincidence - Ylvaa is now studying in the university, but Izabela's situation is...

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Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle

In 2017 housing rose to the top of the British political agenda for the first time in a generation. But despite the media spotlight, few stories examined the catastrophic long-term failures that resulted in a chronic shortage of social housing in the United Kingdom. Dispossession: The Great Social...

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Petrila Planet

In Petrila, a former mining city in Transilvania, an ex-miner now artist and activist uses art and absurdism to stop the local authorities from demolishing the historical buildings of the oldest mine in Romania. His purpose is not only to save the historical value and the identity of his hometown,...

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Permits for the Sun

Permit for the Sun is a short tracking the sun’s rays to our homes through the experiences of those who have faced bureaucracy and have decided to take advantage of the solar energy in their homes and offices. The film, produced by Think Outside the Box and the SNK Association, shows us why we do...

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Always on the run, but not today

An unexpected story in an unexpected environment. The movie unraveles the story of a man who motivated a whole village to practice eco-friendly methods. An example of good local practice that changes a boy's life and his family's. Small actions, great reactions. The film will be followed by a...

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Citizen Jane: Battle for the City

In 1960 Jane Jacobs’s book The Death and Life of Great American Cities sent shockwaves through the architecture and planning worlds, with its exploration of the consequences of modern planners’ and architects’ reconfiguration of cities. Jacobs was also an activist, who was involved in many...

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