RUSSIA: The philosopher Žižek defined this particular form of power, as the “immanent cynicism of power”. It developed during the communist regime.
STALIN, RUSSIA: Through interviews, observations and archival footage, this documentary explores the present baffling and widespread reverence of Stalin.
HISTORY: Goebbels' selfproclaimed apolitical secretary tells her version of the historical events. The result is an important document for posterity, but is this all we need?
TEHRAN: Six years in the life of an adolescent crime gang that breaks into cars in the streets of Tehran.
SYRIA: «Yes, this area is under our control,» says a logistician of the Ahrar al-Sham, while pointing at a checkpoint on the map in front of him. «But to be honest, if I were you, I would stay away. People who have gone through this way, have gone missing.»
REFUGEE LIFE: Syrian refugees are rebuilding the Middle East while they wait to return home.
DRONES: The Private Perceptions of Drone Technology.
MYANMAR AND DEMOCRACY: Modern Times Review have met the lawyer who most likely became just too dangerous for the old Myanmar military: He was recently killed because he fought for the new democracy alongside Aung San Suu Kyi.
APOCALYPSE: A solitary greenhouse is the final outpost on Earth in Ben River’s prophetic science fiction-scenario, which stages the uncertain fate of the planet: deserted, with this greenhouse as its last remaining habitable place.
TRUE DEFINITION OF A REVOLUTION: It is imperative to rouse people to take control of the issue themselves – if we want Earth to survive, says Carl-A. Fechner.