control

Control - surveilance, bureaucracy, disiplinary systems, capitalism, finance

The death of (representative) politics
(I Had a Dream)

Two Italian women look back at a decade of representative politics fighting for women’s rights in the (post) Berlusconi era. Amused, dispirited, annoyed, and anguished they assess how much – or how little – they managed to change.

An extremist self-portrait
(Exit)

How do you opt out of a community that expects life-long allegiance and responds to dissenters with brutal retributions? In Exit, Karen Winther depicts the hazardous struggle for liberation.

How time and lies make true stories disappear
(Erased, ___Ascent of the Invisible)

In Beirut, one man creates a puzzle of the city’s past in order to tell some painful stories left untold but not forgotten.

How the European community became a criminal coalition
(Eldorado)

Eldorado is a testament to the increased brutalisation of our human perception over the last decade.

What was lost in the battle of Mosul
(Isis, Tomorrow)

The hard times in Mosul are not over. The city that lived three years under Isis is now faced with a destructed infrastructure – on both a physical and social level.

Another day in the death of America

Another Day in the Death of America draws a grim picture of today's America and is by far one of the most influential books on arms and shootings in the US.

Our future with bitcoin and blockchain

Bitcoin, blockchain and crypto: are they a hyped bubble set to burst or a liberating and solidary money system ready to challenge centralised state power and capitalist control?

Imperfect spies
(The Mossad)

Inside the Mossad reveals the former Mossad agent insider spy stories – some of them even about recent incidents. One may expect to see more in this genre, but not necessarily just from Israel.

When societies get militarised

Most people expect their government to provide them with a safe society, where one doesn’t have to live in fear of dangers, enemies and refugees.

The female Kurdish fighters
(Commander Arian)

Film director Alba Sotorra spends five months at the Kurdish frontline in Syria following the life and struggle of the female Kurdish fighters belonging to the Women’s Protection Units (YPJ).