Tell the world
[Under the Wire]

The documentary Under the Wire provides a first hand account of what really transpired during the early days of the war in Syria during the siege of Homs and the attack that killed war correspondent Marie Colvin.

The significance of photography

Can photography contribute to political and social change?

Wim Wenders makes a deal with the Devil in toothless Papal doc with ace access
[Pope Francis]

When documentary filmmakers or journalists agree to offer no negative opinions in exchange for complete access to a subject, that’s referred to as a “deal with the devil.”

A changing Chinese society
[Up the Mountain]

Up the Mountain is a portrait how the shedding of the old is making way for the new in today‘s China.

Cinematic portrait painting of today’s China
[Chinese Portrait]

Award-winning film director Wang Xiaoshuai returns to his home country, capturing an eclectic portrait of modern China.

From «native» culture to high culture: Beyoncé and Jay-Z at the...

The Carters' cry, «I can't believe we made it» is not just a plain, joyful celebration of their success – it is also an acknowledgment that beyond personal success, there are other victories to be won.

40 years of oblivion
[The Silence of Others]

What kind of a rule is maintained through violence, torture, murder, secrecy and institutionalised silence?

Wim Wenders makes a deal with the Devil in toothless Papal doc with ace access
[Pope Francis]

When documentary filmmakers or journalists agree to offer no negative opinions in exchange for complete access to a subject, that’s referred to as a “deal with the devil.”

Tell the world
[Under the Wire]

The documentary Under the Wire provides a first hand account of what really transpired during the early days of the war in Syria during the siege of Homs and the attack that killed war correspondent Marie Colvin.

How time and lies make true stories disappear
[Erased, ___Ascent of the Invisible]

In Beirut, one man creates a puzzle of the city’s past in order to tell some painful stories left untold but not forgotten.

Betrayal and revolt
[Fahrenheit 11/9]

Michael Moore’s new documentary Fahrenheit 11/9 portrays the gloom of America under Trump and announces the coming insurrection

What more can a documentary be?

As the future fast approaches, Dimitra Kouzi raises questions about how evolving technologies are impacting the way we produce and present information.

Diana Tabakov – DAFilms

The creative network Doc Alliance aims to support the diversity and quality of documentaries in Europe, while also offering online streaming possiblities to their subscribers.

Kaleidoscope of injustice
[Leslie on Fire / False Confessions]

Wrongful convictions and false confessions – these two documentaries inspire a demand for criminal justice reform.

How the European community became a criminal coalition
[Eldorado]

Eldorado is a testament to the increased brutalisation of our human perception over the last decade.

A cinematic prayer
[Graves Without a Name]

Rithy Panh’s cinematic excavation of the Cambodian genocide is well into its third decade, and at least its fifth aesthetic approach.

The significance of photography

Can photography contribute to political and social change?

What was lost in the battle of Mosul
[Isis, Tomorrow]

The hard times in Mosul are not over. The city that lived three years under Isis is now faced with a destructed infrastructure – on both a physical and social level.

Does the end justify the means?
[A River Below]

The power of science versus the power of television in the attempt to save the pink river dolphin.

A female role model

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.

The age of consequences

A new hard-hitting documentary draws parallels between the climate crisis and worldwide social unrest.

From the editor

A changing Chinese society
[Up the Mountain]

Up the Mountain is a portrait how the shedding of the old is making way for the new in today‘s China.

40 years of oblivion
[The Silence of Others]

What kind of a rule is maintained through violence, torture, murder, secrecy and institutionalised silence?

Kaleidoscope of injustice
[Leslie on Fire / False Confessions]

Wrongful convictions and false confessions – these two documentaries inspire a demand for criminal justice reform.

How the European community became a criminal coalition
[Eldorado]

Eldorado is a testament to the increased brutalisation of our human perception over the last decade.

Austrian nazism revisited
[The Waldheim Waltz]

The Waltz of Waldheim poses the question whether a fascist threat suppressed and unexamined on a national scale has ever really been defeated.

A strange experiment in human behaviour
[The Raft]

The new documentary by Marcus Lindeen tells the story of the 1973 Acali experiment and the surprising results that emerged from the 101 days at sea.

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