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First Hand Films Collection

First Hand Films Collection

International Documentaries from First Hand Films

Art of Yodeling

Follows philosophy student and yodeler Polkabjørn and his musical companion Kleine Heine as they take their yodel...

BAM

In the 1970's thousands of young Soviets answered Brezhnev's call and moved voluntarily to Siberia to build the BAM...

Battaglia

Explores the life and work of Sicilian photographer and anti-Mafia activist Letizia Battaglia.

Bouton

A young actress and her self-made doll attempt to prevail over a dangerous disease and manage its severity with...

Corridor #8

Looks at the EU infrastructure project called Corridor #8 and the stories of people affected by the construction of...

Echoes of War

Some of the children left behind in Afghanistan, Colombia, Sierra Leone and New York share their memories,...

Facing Death

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross devoted her life to death and dying and achieved world fame in the process.

Father to Son

Father to Son deals with the conflict between generations and their subjective memories, and the way different...

Ida's Diary

A young Norwegian woman is struggling with a turbulent emotional life caused by emotionally unstable borderline...

Leaving Africa

Before retiring and leaving Uganda, Riitta and Catherine invite religious leaders to a course in which they...

Man For a Day

What makes the man a man? Diane Torr, performance artist and "Drag King Pioneer", developed tools to transform...

Que Sera?

A children's daycare and a retirement home under one roof is more than a sociological experiment, we see their...

Radical Evil

How do normal young men turn into mass murderers? Why do respectable family men kill women and children, day in and...

Raw Herring

For centuries, the Dutch have dominated the herring catch, but those times have changed.

Ritz

Cesar Ritz is the notorious dishwasher who revolutionizes the world's hotel business, only to collapse when his most...

Stroke

Soon after getting married, Boris Baberkoff, a 33 year old cellist, suffers a st roke in New York. His wife...

The Substitute

A story about the young and ambitious Max and his old and strict teacher Folke who try - each in their own way - to...

1989

The documentary ventures into the high-risk political game that led to the fall of the Berlin Wall and the...