Widowhood in India as farmers’ suicides soar

GRIEF: Amidst India's farmer suicide crisis, a young woman navigates her grief as she joins a community of widows.

The solitary path

SPIRITUALITY: The transformation from renowned HIV researcher to Buddhist monk unveils complexities of solitude, mental health, and familial reconciliation.

Bodily autonomy in contemporary Europe

BODIES: Elina Psykou's debut feature delves into biopolitics and bodily management, reflecting on Foucault's theory of biopower in Europe.

Echoes of Geronimo

IDENTITY: A captivating road movie adventure to find the lost Apache tribe blending humour and poignant revelations on the complex tapestry of indigenous identity and colonial impact.

A certain kind of president’s last days

BIOGRAPHY: Havel's legacy as a dissident, playwright, and president, highlighted in a film that contrasts his ideals with today's political climate.

Quick eyes and quaking earth

IRAN: Through everyday encounters, Terrestrial Verses exposes the suffocating bureaucracy and corruption stifling Iran's citizens

The unflinching eye

Cataloguing the horrors of the war in Ukraine becomes an obsessive search for the last perfect picture to crown an award-winning career for Dutch war photographer Eddy van Wessel.

Sunlight on pause in Kharkiv’s underground

UKRAINE: The courage and community of Kharkiv's metro dwellers amidst ongoing attacks.

A different house for a different world

ARCHITECTURE: A tale of architectural brilliance and the female gaze, redefining modernist landscapes through Eileen Gray's story.

The forest remembers

MIGRANTS: The plight of refugees trapped by geopolitical manoeuvres at the EU border.

The law and the lost

IMMIGRATION: Borders are all in the mind, Loretta van Horst's powerful film about US border patrol officers trying to stop people smuggling from Mexico, The Border Crossed Us, shows.

Guardians of the green

NATURE: Follow the journey of a Finnish grassroots movement advocating for stricter forest protection.

The case of the mighty stick figures

INDIA: Indian cartoonist Rachita Taneja's struggle against censorship and legal threats for her politically charged cartoons critical of the country's direction.

Bodies and freedom

THESSALONIKI: Elina Psykou's Stray Bodies sheds thought-provoking light on bodily autonomy through abortion, in-vitro fertilization and euthanasia, while Tzeli Hadjidimitriou tells the story of the lesbian community on the island of Lesvos in Lesvia.

CPH:DOX INTER:ACTIVE: Intersections of flesh and code

REPORT: When CPH:DOX opened its doors for its 21st instalment between 13 and 24 March 2024, it centred on issues ranging from fertility, ableism, discrimination and trauma, regarding the body as a site of socio-political conflict.

The art of moving

HUMAN IDFF: The Norwegian documentaries Ibelin and A New Kind of Wilderness, both of which have gained international acclaim, tell moving stories about distinctive individuals - but also provide enriching perspectives on our social life.

Death – more or less real

REALITY: We perceive reality very differently. So let me suggest three areas where reality is real, strong and direct for all of us. But also about what a newly translated book by Pier Paolo Pasolini says about film's contact with reality.

A role model

ACTIVISM: Masih Alinejad, Nobel nominee, voices Iran's silenced through social and global media.

«You may end up with the only peace – being the peace of the graveyard.»

INTERVIEW: We are talking with the previous Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, the man who could have been prime minister in Britain, about current issues – like military build-up, Ukraine, Israel, climate justice and labour, security, democracy, citizen assemblies, and not least of all, hope for the future.
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