BEST DOKS Winner ARRI AMIRA Award / Best of Fests

The series BEST OF FESTS assembles films, that have already been shown at big festivals, that have been awarded with important prizes or have been nominated for an oscar. Eleven out of 23 films are shown in Germany for the first time.


Frankreich 2017 – Director: Véréna Paravel, Lucien Castaing-Taylor – Original language: French, Japanese – Subtitles: English

A portrait of the cannibal, Issei Sagawa, who, more than 30 years ago, killed a fellow student and partially ate her. Together with his brother he lives as a free man in Japan. A formally experimental discussion about the depths and motivations of humanity.

Attention! Explicit content of violence. Viewer discretion is advised.

Camera: Verena Paravel, Lucien Castaing-Taylor. Production: Norte Productions S.E.L.. Producer: xxx. Length: 90 min. International Sales: Elle Driver

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