Dir: Nikolaus Geyrhalter

Several billion tons of earth are moved annually by humans – with shovels, excavators or dynamite. Nikolaus Geyrhalter observes people, in mines, quarries and construction sites, engaged in a constant struggle to take possession of the planet.

In this tender insight into the bumpy road of nurse-training, Director of the brilliant Etre et Avoir Nicholas Philibert explores how young students learn to cope with people in their most vulnerable moments Each and Every Moment (De chaque instant).


Dir: Orlando von Einsiedel

Director Orlando von Einsiedel turns the camera on himself in this deeply personal film, as he and his siblings embark on a journey in remembrance of their brother, Evelyn, who took his own life over a decade ago.


Dir: Sky Neal & Kate McLarnon

A group of young trafficking survivors reclaim the breath-taking skills they learnt in corrupt Indian circuses to forge a future for themselves back home in Nepal, setting up Circus Kathmandu.


Dir: Fan Lixin & Peter Webber & Richard Dale

From the team behind Earth, an astonishing look at the power of the natural world over the course of one single day tracking the sun from the highest mountains to the remotest islands and from exotic jungles to urban landscapes.

The first of two LGBTI Human Rights Activism and Film events organised by the ‘School of Advanced Study’ as part of the Being Human Festival 2015.

This event will focus on the experiences of the Envisioning Global LGBT Human Rights transnational project ( in its innovative work with grassroots activists in participatory video film-making, to document the experiences and human rights struggles of LGBTI people.