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Dir: Cosima Spender

Siena is home to the world’s oldest and most dangerous horse race: the Palio. Every summer riders compete through the Piazza del Campo where taking bribes and making deals is just is essential.


Dir: Anna Eborn

It's a long, hot summer in South Dakota's Pine Ridge Reservation. Through a series of intimate portraits we are introduced to the young heart of Native America - a generation ghettoised from society...


Dir: Wim Wenders

A feature-length dance film featuring the ensemble of the Tanztheater Wuppertal, illustrating the unique and inspirational art of the great German choreographer, Pina Bausch, who died in the summer of 2009.


Dir: Lucian Muntean & Natasa Stankovic

Nine-year-old Punam Tamang lives in Bhaktapur in Nepal. Punam lost her mother when she was five years old and since that time she has been the family caretaker, providing for her younger brother Krishna and her younger sister Rabina. The children see little of their father who works double shifts in a rice factory in order pay their school fees.


Dir: Ineke Smits

Vera Putina at 77 years of age is typical of the Russian women of her generation. What makes her different is that in 1999, she recognized President Vladimir Putin as the son she thought was lost forever. Did Vera's son really become the President of Russia?


Dir: Vitalij Manskij

As Russian Head of State, Vladimir Putin is one of the most powerful men in the world. An ex-KGB Officer, he became Acting President in 1999, taking over from a sick Boris Yeltsin and was elected President in 2000. Award winning filmmaker Vitalij Manskij's film starts off as straightforward reportage but then, Putin seems to take a leaf out of Clinton's book in his willingness to be open to the camera, and the film succeeds in giving us not only a unique insight into Russian political life but also a surprisingly intimate portrait of this secretive and complex central figure.


Dir: Yuri Khashchavatski

A searing anti-war essay on the Russian-Chechen war - one of the most brutal yet under-reported of current conflicts. A collection of graphic footage from freelance camera people is interwoven with Tolstoy's writings, penned during his own stint in the Russian army, fighting Chechnya 150 years ago. Tolstoy asks 'why they are fighting'. The answer seems no clearer now than it was then. All that's changed, it seems, is the level of brutality.