Films in the Dare category challenge the spectator. Themes presented in these films are those we would rather forget, or the way the issues are treated undermines the viewer's sense of security. To put it short: these films will take you from your comfort zone.


90 minutes PK01
Eva Sørhaug
90 Minutes / 90 minutter
Norwegian film 90 Minutes challenges the spectator to follow three different narratives that all eventually become sad newspaper stories.
In Norwegian with English subtitles.
ERASERHEAD PK01a
David Lynch
Eraserhead
The debut film of David Lynch is a gloomy and surreal journey to the origins of nightmares.
In English with no subtitles.
Live music performance: Cercueil (FRA).
HARMONY LESSONS PK03
Emir Baigazin
Harmony Lessons / Uroki garmonii
In this visual masterpiece, a 13-year-old Kazakh boy is being bullied by young crooks, who have taken the whole school under their control.
In Kazakh & Russian with English subtitles.
NOTHING BAD CAN HAPPEN PK01
Katrin Gebbe
Nothing Bad Can Happen / Tore tanzt
Teenager Tore's strong faith is put to the test when his new home does not bring along a sanctuary, but a family from hell.
In German with English subtitles.

PARADISE FAITH PK02Ulrich Seidl
Paradise Trilogy
Ulrich Seidl's ambitious trilogy tells the story of three women who are looking for paradise, each one in their own way.
PARADISE FAITH PK01
Ulrich Seidl
Paradise: Faith / Paradies: Glaube
The faith of devoted Catholic Anna Maria is truly put to the test when her Muslim husband returns home after several years of absence.
In German & Arabic with English subtitles.
PARADISE HOPE PK03
Ulrich Seidl
Paradise: Hope / Paradies: Hoffnung
Melanie spends her summer vacations on a fat camp where she finds unreserved, yet impossible first love.
In German with English subtitles.
PARADISE LOVE PK01a
Ulrich Seidl
Paradise: Love / Paradies: Liebe
Paradise: Love tells not without humor of sex tourism, older women and young men, the market value of sexuality, the power of skin color, Europe and Africa, and the exploited, who have no choice but to exploit others.
In German, English & Swahili with English subtitles.