Wound/Diary of Cattle [dir: Arthur Sukiasyan, Lidia Afrilita, David Darmadi]

Visions du Réel: Occupying differing positions on the documentary spectrum, two shorts, Wound & Diary of Cattle, represent the adventurous approach of Nyon’s Visions du Réel.

The big censor is inside

DocsBarcelona: In cinematography freedom plays the main part. For Audrius Stony, it is more i...
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Approaching documentary from a unique angle

VISIONS DU RÉEL: No matter what the subject is, Martina Parenti and Massimo D'Anolfi always ...

And With a Smile, the Revolution! [dir: Alexandre Chartrand]

DEMOCRACY: With 80% of the Catalan population in favour of holding a mutually agreed referendum, the discussion is not who would win, but why is voting still not allowed?

Privacy of Wounds [dir: Dalia Kury]

SYRIA: Forced to spend three days together in a sparsely furnished room with three single mattresses and a covered window, three Syrian men sit and talk within their makeshift prison cell.

Beirut, La Vie en Rose [dir: Èric Motjer]

BEIRUT: A glimpse into a world of privilege both outrageous and bittersweet.

Woodstock [dir: Barak Goodman]

CULTURE: The American broadcaster PBS has launched a new documentary about one of the key events in American modern history: Woodstock.

RocKabul [dir: Travis Beard]

CULTURE: A documentary tells the story of the rise of the first Afghan metal band and their fall under the weight of the ultra-conservative society that surrounds them.

Ressaca [dir: Vincent Rimbaux , Patrizia Landi]

ACTIVISM: The Theatro Municipal in Rio de Janeiro is a prism onto a country in economic and political crisis.

Heimat is a Space in Time [dir: Thomas Heise]

GERMANY: Thomas Heise voyages into mental and emotional fractures

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The Guardian of Memory [dir: Marcela Arteaga]

IMMIGRATION: Mexican government complicity to the lethal violence of organised crime and America's brutal bureaucracy towards asylum seekers are both condemned in Marcela Arteaga's poetic and piercing The Guardian of Memory.

Red Moon [dir: Tülin Özdemir]

TRADITION: The moving story of a Turkish child bride trafficked to Europe –Red Moon is as much family therapy as a heart-rending road movie.

Getting closer to the heart of the truth

HOT DOCS: Documentary filmmakers are the last people standing, waving the flag for the truth and facts.»  – Shane Smith, Programme Director at Hot Docs.

Faire-Part [dir: Anne Reijniers, Nizar Saleh, Paul Shemisi, Rob Jacobs]

COLONIALISM: Four filmmakers search for a new way to tell the story of Kinshasa, looking to the city's performance artists and their subversion of colonialism's legacy.

Movement [dir: Nadir Bouhmouch]

ACTIVISM: Movement is a lyrical, beautifully lensed view of Agitprop – Moroccan style.

In Mansourah You Separated Us [dir: Dorothée-Myriam Kellou]

COLONIALSM: A painful voyage back to the silenced Algerian War of Independence

The Good Terrorist [dir: Robert Oey]

TERRORISM: The Good Terrorist provides many inspiring images about Islamic terrorism but fails to explain the motives of those ready to kill in its name

#FEMALE PLEASURE [dir: Barbara Miller]

SEXUALITY: #FEMALE PLEASURE uncovers how the female body is being demonized and breaks the silence concerning female sexuality.

They need to trigger emotion

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«Documentaries fill people’s need for featured reality»

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The New Left’s cinematic revolt
(Enduring Images: A Future History of New Left Cinema )
CINEMA: Morgan Adamson’s Enduring Images brings the revolutionary cinema of the 1960s alive and reminds us of the necessity of battling the ruling representations.
In Extremis: A story about bravery, talent and betrayal
( In Extremis: The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin )
WAR REPORTER: Marie Colvin covered all the main conflicts of our time, always with the same aim: not only to bear witness, but to bring action.
Intelligent care for a world in disorder
( The Neganthropocene )
PHILOSOPHY: The central argument in The Neganthropocene is that the world is at risk of lapsing into a nihilistic state, as our failure to care for it becomes ever more manifest. But the challenge Stiegler takes upon himself is to show the way to an alternative anthropology.
How to help the Syrians?
(No Turning Back: Life, Loss, and Hope in Wartime Syria)
WAR REPORTER: Rania Abouzeid gained unprecedented access to the heart of the Syrian conflict by clandestinely entering Syria over a number of years. No Turning Back tells the Syrians stories.