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Baghdad Film School

Bagdad Filmschool
Shuchen Tan / Netherlands / 2010 / 60 min.

In 2003, a few months after the fall of Saddam Hussein's regime, documentarymaker Maysoon Pachachi and her fellow colleague of Iraqi origin Kasim Abid decided to establish a film school in Baghdad. This institution had to close down after two years following a bomb attack in its immediate vicinity. ...

 

Bastoy

Bastoy
Michel Kapteijns / Netherlands / 2010 / 74 min.

With its woods, sunshine and clear water, who would think the idyllic island of Bastoy, south of the Norwegian capital Oslo, was a prison? But a prison it is; one where over 100 men convicted of drug, sexual, violent and property crimes serve the remainders of their sentences. There are no cells, cameras ...

 

Bathing Micky

Micky bader
Frida Kempff / Sweden / 2010 / 14 min.

Everybody calls Ebba Heyman, who is 100 years old, Micky. The Dane has a lifelong hobby: she goes swimming in the sea at all times of the year, whatever the weather. She says having a hobby is important, as it helps one get to know new people of all ages and overcome life's vicissitudes. It's important ...

 

Bear Islands

Medvědí ostrovy
Martin Ryšavý / Czech Republic / 2010 / 70 min.

Bear Islands is Martin Ryšavý's follow up to his previous projects focusing on the far-eastern Russian region of Yakutia (the Sacha Republic). This film focuses on the people from the most remote part of this territory, which is the Nizhnekolymsky District. It primarily concentrates on the inhabitants ...

 

Blood Calls You

Blood Calls You
Linda Thorgren / Sweden, Finland, Norway / 2010 / 97 min.

Director Linda Thorgren, whose mother is Cuban and whose father is Swedish, herself hears the "call of blood", setting out for Cuba, where she falls for Alexis. After they marry, their Havana love story turns into a nightmare in Europe, when Thorgren finds herself a victim of domestic violence, beaten ...

 

Blood in the Mobile

Blod i mobilen
Frank Piasecki Poulsen / Denmark, Germany / 2010 / 82 min.

Has it ever occurred to you that your mobile phone could contain precious minerals stained with the blood of war victims from the Democratic Republic of Congo? And that each phone call indirectly supports the biggest military conflict since the Second World War (which has claimed the lives of five million ...

 

Budrus

Budrus
Julia Bacha / Palestine, Israel, USA / 2009 / 79 min.

Ayed Morrar lives with his family in the village of Budrus. Like many communities in the Palestinian Territory, it is due to be separated by Israel's security wall. Local people are going to lose part of the place they have called home for many long years. One local tells the camera that when an outsider ...

 

Buriganga

Buriganga
Michelle Coomber / UK / 2010 / 12 min.

In the local tongue, the name of Bangladesh's Buriganga River means "higher life". Since time immemorial, countless Bangladeshi's have relied on the river as the source of their livelihood. But times are changing, as Michelle Coomber's short film illustrates. Wastewater from many local factories and ...