Everything is Politics

Films that shed light onto (often well-hidden) networks and reveal that everything has a political aspect, from the obvious to the most unpredictable.

  • Cold Case Hammarskjöld
    Cold Case Hammarskjöld Mads Brügger 2019, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Belgium
    In 1961, while en route to cease-fire negotiations in Congo, Dag Hammarskjöld, the Swedish diplomat who served as the second Secretary-General of the United Nations, died in a plane crash, ...

  • Hungary 2018
    Hungary 2018 Eszter Hajdú 2018, Portugal, Hungary
    The documentary observes the campaigns of the main two political rivals in Hungary, following the countdown to the 2018 parliamentary elections that led to far-right populist Viktor Orbán’s victory. A ...

  • I Signed the Petition
    I Signed the Petition Mahdi Fleifel 2018, United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland
    What sort of implications and what kind of thoughts could be triggered merely by signing an online petition for the cultural boycott of Israel? Should Radiohead appear at their scheduled ...

  • Make the Economy Scream
    Make the Economy Scream Aris Chatzistefanou 2019, Greece
    A Greek journalist travels to Venezuela trying to figure out why the politicians of his crisis-plagued country debate on whether there is enough toilet paper in Caracas or not. Through ...

  • Putin’s Witnesses
    Putin’s Witnesses Vitaly Mansky 2018, Latvia, Switzerland, Czech Republic
    In politics, as in life, there is no creation ex nihilo, and Vladimir Putin’s rise to power is no exception. A documentary that goes back to New Year’s Eve 1999, ...

  • Sugartown – For a Fistful of Votes
    Sugartown – Για μια χούφτα ψήφους Kimon Tsakiris 2019, Greece
    The deposed Mayor of Zacharo (Sugartown) is running for office again. He has one week to deploy the techniques that have kept him in power for the past 12 years.

  • The Apollo of Gaza
    L' Apollon de Gaza Nicolas Wadimoff 2018, Canada, Switzerland
    When, during the summer of 2013, a statue of Apollo – dating back 2,500 years – was found at sea by a fisherman in Gaza, no one could foresee the ...

  • The Corporate Coup d‘Etat
    The Corporate Coup d‘Etat Fred Peabody 2018, Canada, USA
    Donald Trump’s election was considered the beginning of a dark era for the entire planet, but could it possibly be the outcome of a well-thought-out plan set in motion decades ...

  • The Olden Heralds
    Los viejos heraldos Luis Alejandro Yero 2018, Cuba
    An elderly couple in their nineties live a plain and solitary life in the Cuban countryside. Their everyday routine unfolds in rituals celebrating the small things. Building a traditional charcoal ...

  • The Panama Papers
    The Panama Papers Alex Winter 2018, USA
    It all started in 2015, when German journalist Bastian Obermayer received an anonymous e-mail. The largest data leak in history exposed a massive rogue network of offshore financial secrecy that ...

01 March 2019
22:30 The Apollo of Gaza | L' Apollon de Gaza TONIA MARKETAKI ID: 037
23:00 Cold Case Hammarskjöld | Cold Case Hammarskjöld FRIDA LIAPPA ID: 047
02 March 2019
13:00 The Apollo of Gaza | L' Apollon de Gaza TONIA MARKETAKI ID: 133
23:00 Putin’s Witnesses | Putin’s Witnesses FRIDA LIAPPA ID: 147
03 March 2019
22:30 I Signed the Petition | I Signed the Petition FRIDA LIAPPA ID: 247
04 March 2019
18:00 The Olden Heralds | Los viejos heraldos STAVROS TORNES ID: 365
23:00 The Panama Papers | The Panama Papers OLYMPION ID: 317
05 March 2019
20:30 The Corporate Coup d‘Etat | The Corporate Coup d‘Etat OLYMPION ID: 416
22:30 Make the Economy Scream | Make the Economy Scream JOHN CASSAVETES ID: 457
06 March 2019
15:45 Make the Economy Scream | Make the Economy Scream STAVROS TORNES ID: 564
19:00 The Apollo of Gaza | L' Apollon de Gaza CHRISTOS TSAKIRIS ID: ---
20:30 Sugartown – For a Fistful of Votes | Sugartown – Για μια χούφτα ψήφους STAVROS TORNES ID: 566
07 March 2019
15:00 The Corporate Coup d‘Etat | The Corporate Coup d‘Etat STAVROS TORNES ID: 664
17:45 The Olden Heralds | Los viejos heraldos JOHN CASSAVETES ID: 655
08 March 2019
13:00 Sugartown – For a Fistful of Votes | Sugartown – Για μια χούφτα ψήφους PAVLOS ZANNAS ID: 723
20:30 Cold Case Hammarskjöld | Cold Case Hammarskjöld OLYMPION ID: 716
22:45 The Panama Papers | The Panama Papers STAVROS TORNES ID: 767
09 March 2019
20:30 Hungary 2018 | Hungary 2018 STAVROS TORNES ID: 866
20:30 Putin’s Witnesses | Putin’s Witnesses OLYMPION ID: 816
10 March 2019
15:00 I Signed the Petition | I Signed the Petition TONIA MARKETAKI ID: 934
15:00 Hungary 2018 | Hungary 2018 PAVLOS ZANNAS ID: 924

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