A new year, new opportunities. 17 years ago, Charlotte Horton left the UK for Italy, where she’s devoted her time to restoring Potentino castle. We meet to discuss the ecological attitude to life, local traditions, democracy and micro-politics.
A new hard-hitting documentary draws parallels between the climate crisis and worldwide social unrest.
Actor Leonardo DiCaprio meets with scientists, activists and world leaders to discuss the dangers of climate change and possible solutions.
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?
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?
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Invisible Hands is committed to the ideology of the free market, but can this myth ever become reality?
Director Corinna Belz goes on an exclusive house visit to Peter Handke.
A reality TV show aims to create an utopian society, but instead becomes a dystopian experience for its participants
Caniba is a disturbingly close, yet distant portrait of the famous Japanese cannibal Issei Sagawa.
In this portrait of a coal worker in Congo, hopelessness meets an indomitable will.
The pharmaceutical industry paves the way for the society of the future, in which tens of thousands of deaths are considered just a side effect.
Seminars / debates
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...
Here you can watch our last event in full-length online – about the dictatorship in Ethiopia, with video material disclosing suppression, land grabbing and...
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...
Two of the most distinctive and notable of the premieres at Rotterdam, concerned Ukraine. One xx and the other urban to its very core.
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OCTOBER 1917: What can books and films tell us about the 1917 revolutions?
COMMUNISM (1917–): This year’s retrospective programme at DOK Leipzig is comprised of films of different geographical origins that rotate around some key terms in the history of communism.