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The rise and fall of the feminist

Viktor Nordenskiöld: The Feminists

: What happens when you end up in a position to actually be able to realize the policy you claim to stand for? Director Viktor Nordenskiöld has followed former Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström for four years.

Selviscenesættende

Mads Brügger: Cold Case Hammarskjöld

: Brügger delivers here his best film, about Dag Hammarskjöld.

Sentenced to prison for his poetry

: TEL AVIV: Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour was arrested and placed under house arrest by Israeli authorities in October 2015. Due to a poem. Well, she's out of house arrest. March 3 she comes to Oslo (at Vega, Salongen).

Viva la vagina!

Barbara Miller Switzerland: #FEMALE PLEASURE

: The documentary #FEMALE PLEASURE reveals the demonization of the female body and breaks the silence around female sexuality.

Mladic behind lock and turn, but the Balkans still on the bare ground

Robert Miller, Henry Singer: The Trial of Ratko Mladic

: The Trial of Ratko Mladic is an informative documentary about the war crimes tribunal's controversies.

Captivating about the theft from the public purse

Alex Winter: The Panama Papers

: The Panama Papers appears as a captivating thriller about the worldwide fraud that led to a multi-billion dollar tax evasion.

A descent into the world of torture

Dalia Kury: Privacy of Wounds

: SYRIA: In a simulated prison cell, in a basement in Oslo, sit three men from Syria. It is a strong political documentary.

Shout from a wounded globe

Sasha Friedland, Cynthia Wade: Grit

: A disturbing documentary from a disaster-stricken area shows what can happen if the destruction of nature is allowed to continue.

The letter from hell

Directed by Leon Lee, in collaboration with Sun Yi: Letter from Masanjia

: A letter hidden in a Halloween decoration changes the life of both the Chinese sender and the American recipient. At the same time, it exposes the exploitation in the international mass production industry.

Anti-immigration as a "democratic" fear policy in Hungary

Eszter Hajdu: Hungary 2018

: What we follow through the film is a caricature of an election campaign where it is given in advance who wins.

They risk life for writing

Kari Klyve-Skaug: Stories about courage

: How often do we read writers who have had to flee war, death threats, torture and imprisonment? But do we really long for a kind of detox from a safe, prosperous, sheltered society?

One in a million

Stefanie Brockhaus, Andreas Wolff: HUMAN 2018: The Poetess

: In The Poetess we get to follow the only female participant in the most popular talent show in the Middle East, who through her poetry shows an extraordinary courage in the face of gender segregation.