The films

JAGJEET

Kavanjit Singh
India
2011
short
14'
festival edition: 
2012
On 31 October 1984, Indian Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi was assassinated by two of her Sikh bodyguards. According to official figures, around 3000 Sikhs were killed and many more were rendered...

JEAN WEIJNOON (GENIES AND MADNESS)

Mamdooh Afdile
Israel
2011
doc
87'
festival edition: 
2012
An invitation to embark on a magical journey into the filmmaker's amusing life - this film is a mixture of reality and imagination. Mamdouh Afdile is a recent film school graduate waiting for...

KADDISH FOR A FRIEND

Leo Khasin
Germany
2011
film
93'
festival edition: 
2012
Grown up in a Palestinian refugee camp, the 14-year-old Ali Messalam, after escaping Lebanon, ends up in Berlin-Kreuzberg with his family. To be accepted by his fellow Arab youths, he complies to...

LA CHIESA ALTROVE - THE CHURCH ELSEWHERE

Maite Carpio
Italy
2011
doc
35'
festival edition: 
2012
This documentary is based on three fundamental principles of Christianity: prayer, charity and martyrdom, framed by the voices of Enzo Bianchi, Gianfranco Ravasi and Andrea Riccardi. A journey into...

LA CHIESA GALLEGGIANTE - THE FLOATING CHURCH

Nello Correale
Italy
2011
doc
52'
festival edition: 
2012
Piotr Ghennadij, 39 years old, is an Orthodox priest who was a dockyard worker. He sails up and down the Volga river, on a floating church which he built with his own hands, to bring the Good News in...

LIMEN (OMISSION)

Emiliano Dante
Italy
2012
film
93'
festival edition: 
2012
A heterodox spy story set in 2005 - year of death of John Paul II. We are inside an international intrigue based on Christian fundamentalism. If the main theme is therefore the Clash of Civilizations...

LITTLE TOWN OF BETHLEHEM

Jim Hanon
USA
2010
doc
77'
festival edition: 
2012
Little Town of Bethlehem follows the story of three men of three different faiths - a Palestinian Christian, an Israeli Jew and a Palestinian Muslim - and their choices of nonviolent action amidst a...

MASHTI ESMAEIL

Mahdi Zamanpoor
Iran
2012
doc
30'
festival edition: 
2012
A year in the life of an old farmer in the Iranian countryside, filmed amidst the ailments of age, the daily struggles and the serenity that comes from an intense devotion.

MEETING IN THE HEAVENS

Rodolphe Viémont
France
2011
short
10'
festival edition: 
2012
A father visits his son, hospitalised after a failed suicide attempt. Communication between the two is uneasy. They are reserved, embarrassed, and soon start blaming each other. But when the young...

MINDFULNESS AND MURDER

Tom Waller
Thailand
2010
film
90'
festival edition: 
2012
When a boy is murdered in the grounds of a Buddhist monastery in Bangkok, the police do little to solve the crime, leaving Father Ananda - a former homicide detective - to investigate the murder...

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