More than 800 reviews/views now on documentaries and society, from this new European Documentary Magazine (from 1997 up till today).

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Faulty Figures

The Red Soul

PhoeniXXX

One of Us

A Strange New Beauty

Machines

The general and me

Brexitannia

The Making of Justice

The Final Year

SAFARI

A memory in Khaki

Whose Streets?

Land Of The Free

Cartucho

Secrets

Book reviews

On conflicts/militarisation

Before The Flood

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio meets with scientists, activists and world leaders to discuss the dangers of climate change and possible solutions.

Bugs

The insects we once regarded with disgust are now being touted as the solution to the world’s food shortages. Can insects really save the world?

THE SUBJECTION. Director and scriptwriter: Stefan Jarl

Why submit ourselves?  Stefan Jarl asks in the documentary The Subjection. Why do we accept a life surrounded by danger – unnecessary hazards, which exist because someone profits from them?

The Commune

«The Commune» takes on the recognition that local socialism is so very hard to achive.

Into Eternity

Japan’s recent earthquake and tsunami, leading to the nuclear accidents at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, have accelerated the immediacy of Michael Madsen’s newest documentary, Into Eternity. The scientists simply do not know how to answer.

El Ejido, The Law Of Profit

During the tour of Europe’s food industry presented in Erwin Wagenhofer's documentary “We Feed the World”, there is a sequence about the greenhouses covering Almeria.

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From the editor

The Rebel Surgeon.

THE ART OF SURGERY: The Swedish surgeon Erik Erichsen grew tired of the social isolation and bureaucracy-heavy workdays in Scandinavia. Now, he is perfecting his own creative form of surgery in an Ethiopian town.

JerusalemThe Wall

JERUSALEM: The Western Wall is a place of immense importance for millions of Jewish people. What role does it play in the everyday life of Israelis?

The Centaur’s Nostalgia

An intimate portrayal of a dwindling lifestyle in the Argentinian back country.

No Place For Tears

One of the main parties fighting ISIS in Syria at the moment are the Kurdish militias, among whom are the Kurdish Peoples’ Protection Units (YPG) and the Women's Protection Units (YPJ).

Peshmerga

Kurdish Peshmerga-fighters are fighting against ISIS in Northern Iraq. If they are able to show that they are a source of stability in the region, they will be able to garner more support for their freedom fighting, believes controversial philosopher and documentarist Bernard-Henri Lévy.

I Pay For Your Story

POLAND: Lech Kowalski returns home.

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Seminars / debates

Sudan – a debate

What is the situation in today's SUDAN? Screening of The Longest Kiss (74min), followed by a panel debate with the Canadian director Alexandra Sicotte-Levesque and...
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Ethiopa

Here you can watch our last event in full-length online – about the dictatorship in Ethiopia, with video material disclosing suppression, land grabbing and...
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Syria – Return to Homs [debate]

Filmmaker Orwa Nyrabia together with debattants in Oslo, regading the premiere of Return to Homs     Se film: https://vimeo.com/91612551 Also: – Cecilie Hellestveit, senior adviser at ILPI – Middle East expert Kai...

Festivals

Visual meditations

Thomas Østbye renews his gaze upon things and people.

Shapeshifters

Sophie Vukovic’s thought provoking and well-structured meditation on everyday experiences of teenagers growing up in a multi-cultural world of the XXI century, challenges the notions of a nationhood and its effects on forming the identity.

The Accidental Anarchist

As a British diplomat, Carne Ross worked for a government that invaded both Afghanistan and Iraq.

Psycho Nation

Too much is rotten within the global pharmaceutical industry.

Average on porn

The involuntary look behind the scenes of a cynical industry is more interesting than Pornocracy's analysis.
The background for this interview were six, quite insistent, emails from the Israel Embassy in Norway, to end their Modern Times subscription, and have the remaining amount refunded. This led me to believe that the Embassy did not want to read the criticism directed at Israel in our columns. I wrote a Facebook comment about this; hinting at this totalitarian attitude, evident in completely ignoring all forms of criticism.

A talk with Joachim Trier

The Norwegian film director Joachim Trier

Mads Gilbert – On Gaza

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The Norwegian doctor Mads Gilbert talks about Gaza after returning from the last war.

Eyal Sivan – Masterclass

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Interview made by Truls Lie. The Israeli filmmaker Eyal Sivan talks about his films on Israel, and other projects like what he did with Jean-Luc Godard.

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