The festival’s main competition section brings together 13 premieres from Mexico to Norway to China. The themes are diverse and the signatures are individual.



Israel, Kanada, Schweiz 2019 – Director: Rachel Leah Jones, Philippe Bellaiche – Original with English subtitles, including Q&A

“I’m the lawyer who always loses,” Lea Tsemel remarks. The Israeli human rights activist represents those who the nationalists call Palestinian terrorists. Tsemel talks about freedom fighters. In the fiery political climate, she speaks out for justice tirelessly.

We present the German premiere of the film at DOK.fest München 2019.

Production: HOME MADE DOCS. Producer: Paul Cadieux (MEGAFUN), Joelle Bertossa (CLOSE UP FILMS). Length: 88 min.

  • Friday
  • 17:00
  • Carl-Amery-Saal, Gasteig