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Pyotr Pavlensky with sewn 0In 2012, the Russian performance artist Petr Pavlensky attracted international attention when he sewed his mouth shut with a coarse thread to demonstrate his solidarity with the convicted members of Pussy Riot. According to Pavlensky, political artists in Putin's Russia are being robbed of their voice and condemned to silence.

buyan 175A film by Cherelle Qiong Cheng, 90 min., HD
A documentary film about three young Chinese from different family backgrounds striving to find their future. With the backdrop of current Chinese educational  system, the financial conditions and living environment of the three subjects vary, with one student from Beijing, a metropolitan area,  one from Xianning, Hubei Province, a small town in the middle of China, and one from Huining County, Gansu Province, the most poverty-stricken area in China.   They handle their critical decisions of their life in their own way, which results in different fate. The film follows the 3 characters for 6 years and documents their dreams, expectations, fear and hopes.

Frau weintWhen Chen Si arrived in the industrial city of Nanjing 20 years ago from a small village, another migrant worker helped him get his footing and find work. He reminded this one Sunday when Chen Si, while walking across the great bridge of the city, crossed paths with a crying man about to commit suicide. Since then, Chen Si spends his weekends patrolling the bridge keeping his eyes open for lonely, desperate people.