The city of Bialystok, located in the North-Eastern part of Poland, today seems like a regular Polish provincial town, much affected by the sharp right turn towards populism of the national politics
Ronit Kertsner’s 6th feature-length documentary Refugee Lullaby which world-premiered in Graz at the Diagonale, is an intimate portrait or Hans Breuer who became famous as “the Austrian sheperd who drives refugees across borer to safety” (Patrick Kingsley for The Guardian) and his attempts to help as many people as possible on their hellish way to […]
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Austrian filmmaker Sebastian Brameshuber has made a name for himself directing observational documentaries and shorts in a specific manner that makes his films more real than reality, and stranger than fiction
It takes more than a plain interest in experimental films to go to see Rihaction, a debut feature-length film by the British film critic, curator and programmer Neil Young.
What is left after huge tragedies on the open sea, when refugees drown? Scattered along the rocky coastal part of the Greek island Lesbos are small, wracked boats, clothes, shoes, mobile phones and children toys.
In her sixth documentary Refugee Lullaby, Ronit Kertsner aims her focus at Hans Breuer, a shepherd who had chosen a secluded, modest life-style in the countryside over his previous, Viennese.