East Silver films will be part of DOK Film Market Video Library at DOK Leipzig 2021 (October 25-31). Watch the trailers and note the films you do not want to miss! Download the flyer (pdf) with the East Silver selection.
Colors of Tobi
Hungary | 81 min. | 2021 | dir. Alexa Bakony
Production: Gábor Osváth - FilmFabriq
Sales: Matthias Angoulvant - Wide House
A mesmerising portrait of a family grappling with teenage gender dysphoria, this uplifting documentary exudes the defiant message that love is all you need.
Diary of a Bride of Christ
Ukraine | 90 min. | 2021 | dir. Marta Smerechynska
Production: Natalia Libet - Digital Religion, Vitaliy Sheremetiev
In a quest to understand why she has dissociated from her religious family values, Marta, the film’s director, faces her fears and digs into the realm of her estranged sister, a Greek-Catholic nun.
Spain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia | 71 min. | 2021 | dir. Kumjana Novakova, Guillermo Carreras-Candi
Production: Guillermo Carreras-Candi - Atzucac Films, Kumjana Novakova
A space in silence, where the past has captured the present. Taking over, layer by layer, the collective pain enters the landscape, the space, the city. Eventually, it enters us. Srebrenica becomes a reality of today, and our own reality.
F@ck This Job
United Kingdom, Germany | 104 min. | 2021 | dir. Vera Krichevskaya
Production: Mike Lerner, Vera Krichevskaya - Six Days Film
Natasha, 35, is a newly rich, successful woman who is looking for fame, reputation, and dreams to come true. She decided to launch an independent TV station - Dozhd TV in Putin’s Russia, 2008. We follow her 13-years journey.
Slovakia | 80 min. | 2021 | dir. Barbora Sliepková
Production: Barbara Janišová Feglová - HITCHHIKER Cinema
Lines is a visual essay, a tangle of stories and observations set in the exemplary post-socialist city of Bratislava; a place experiencing dynamic transformation.
France | 62 min. | 2021 | dir. Sasha Kulak
Production: Louis Beaudemont - Les Steppes Productions, Ksenia Gorenstein
Belarus, August 2020 - Minsk is overflowing with massive protests. Mara attempts to capture a new weapon of Lukashenko's regime: the distortion between reality and fiction.
Russia, Norway | 125 min. | 2021 | dir. Evgeniya Ostanina
Production: Yevgeny Gindilis - TVINDIE Film Production
A creative portrait of celebrated Russian documentarian Alexander Rastorguev, reconstructed through home footage shot by his friends and colleagues, extracts from his films and unpublished materials.
Reconstruction of Occupation
Czech Republic, Slovakia | 95 min. | 2021 | dir. Jan Šikl
Production: Alice Tabery - Cinepoint
A picture of a specific historical moment arises from scattered fragments of memories of individual characters.
Intensive Life Unit
Czech Republic | 72 min. | 2021 | dir. Adéla Komrzý
Production: Pavla Janoušková Kubečková - nutprodukce
Observational documentary exploring the capability of doctors and patients to learn and to communicate the simple, yet long forgotten truth: death.
The Law of Love
Czech Republic | 90 min. | 2021 | dir. Barbora Chalupová
Production: Pavla Klimešová, Martina Štrunc – Silk Films
A fight for a future tradition. The documentary depicts a current issue significant for the whole society. It has been getting a lot of attention in the media and it has also been provoking passionate discussions in the public.