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In a dry, barren landscape, a herd of cattle is grazing, accompanied by dogs, looked after by cowboys. Step by step the seemingly peaceful place starts to prove fallacious to the viewer – while the cows end their day as it begun. Jela Hasler / Documentary / Switzerland / 2015 / 8
There is a cable suspended between the machine and the void, between the snow groomer and the slope, between Guillaume and his thoughts. Every winter night, Guillaume crosses the ski runs and the mountain to repack the snow. Alone in his cabin, he is at one with his machine, in balance composed of ceaselessly repeated comings and goings... Tourrent Eva / Documentary / France / 2014 / 23
We follow Thea and Albert-Jan, two members of the outreach care team of Groningen city, during the intensive struggles they have to go through with their clients. The outreach care team tries to help to bring people that have slipped through the social security net back into the system of regular care facilities before their situation gets even worse. Esra Piké / Documentary / The Netherlands / 2015 / 25
A portrait of Haron, a Kurdish fighter who came to the Syrian town of Kobani to end the IS occupation. Haron works as a sniper, amidst the enormous ruins of the city. In his hide-out, he reflects on his hopes and nightmares. Reber Dosky / Documentary / The Netherlands / 2015 / 12