The films in the DOK.panorama section portray the diversity of current documentary story-telling. 22 out of 31 are premiers. Discoveries that have not been seen on German screens.


Niederlande 2017 – Director: Aliona van der Horst – Original language: Russian – Subtitles: English

How can a family history be reconstructed when communication is not possible? After the death of her mother, the filmmaker travels to her home village in Russia and tells not only the story of her family through personal found footage but also that of the Stalin era.


English/Original Title: LIEFDE IS AARDAPPELEN. Writer: Aliona van der Horst. Camera: Aliona van der Horst, Maasja Ooms. Sound: Marc Lizier, Tim van Peppen. Editing: Aliona van der Horst, Maasja Ooms, Oliver Huddleston. Production: Zeppers Film. Producer: Frank van den Engel. Length: 90 min. International Sales: Some Shorts.

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