THE FEAR OF 13 (Großbritannien 2015, David Sington, DOK.international). A man condemned to death tells his story. Graphically and animatedly he recalls his fate. Sometimes fictional scenes accompany his words as he tells an unbelievable story of escape and of life.
STARLESS DREAMS – ROYAHAYE DAME SOBH (Iran 2016, Mehrdad Oskouei, DOK.horizonte). A group of girls in a young offenders institution: prostitutes, drug addicts, thieves and murderers. Raped by their uncles and tormented by their mothers - behind bars, they can be young and feel safe. Sophisticated, delicate images of an insular world.
UKRAINIAN SHERIFFS (Lettland, Ukraine, Deutschland 2015, Roman Bondarchuk, DOK.panorama). Viktor and Volodya are very busy provincial sheriffs: maintaining peace and order in the Ukrainian village of Stara Zburyevka is no easy task. A tragicomedy set against current political events.
COMEBACK (Slowakei 2014, Miro Remo, DOK.guest). How do you get used to living in freedom after spending many years in a high security prison? Miro and Zlatko are about to be released. Can they escape the vicious cycle once and for all? They wouldn’t even bet on it themselves.
TRAPPED BY LAW – NAKHINO (Deutschland, Kosovo 2015, Sami Mustafa, DOK.transit (up to 2018)). Two brothers are deported overnight to Kosovo, the land of their parents. They have just 50 Euros in their pockets and they don’t even speak the language. Sami Mustafa closely follows the pair for three years on a rollercoaster ride between two worlds.