CONTROL: In October 2018, Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and never came out, leaving his fiancée and an international community of dissidents to piece together clues to his murder.
Director Karel Vachek just died, so we publish this interview. Fifty years after Prague Spring and thirty years after the Velvet Revolution, he looked back on the evolution of our society and predicts a transformation to direct democracy.
SOCIETY: Maite Alberdi's film cleverly touches on a delicate theme and invites us with compassion and tenderness to reflect on isolation, the rigours of patriarchal society, and the organisation of work and family.
Sundance: We look at two Sundance festival documentary winners and wonder, after his year’s (mostly) virtual festival may have set a standard for such post-pandemic events, what will stay and what will go?
DOK:REVUE: In this personal essay, a Danish sound designer Peter Albrechtsen remembers one of the world's greatest and most unique modern film composers, Jóhann Jóhannsson. This article was written in 2018, shortly after Jóhannsson´s death, but has never been published.
LATE MODERNITY: People today are gaining more and more control over their surroundings – but are losing touch with the world. Where is the limit for measurements, quality assurances, quantifications and bureaucratic routines?
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