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Alarming but hopeful future of the planet Earth

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio meets with scientists, activists and world leaders to discuss the dangers of climate change and possible solutions.

Are insects the new meat?

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?

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?

Dreaming of communes

«The Commune» takes on the recognition that local socialism is so very hard to achive.

A warning letter: The pyramids of our time

Japan’s recent earthquake and tsunami, leading to the nuclear accidents at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, have accelerated the immediacy of Michael Madsen’s newest documentary, Into Eternity. The scientists simply do not know how to answer.

Film about El Ejido, Almeria’s main town

During the tour of Europe’s food industry presented in Erwin Wagenhofer's documentary “We Feed the World”, there is a sequence about the greenhouses covering Almeria.

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An intimate portrayal of the last men of Aleppo

Winner of the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize for Documentary at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, Last Men in Aleppo will have its European premiere at the March opening film of Copenhagen’s CPH:DOX.

Declaring Cyber War

The 2016 Berlinale presents Alex Gibney’s Zero Days, one of the most important documentaries of the year.

A Doll in the Mud

Behrouz Nouranipour's documentary portrays three tortured and raped under-aged Syrian girls.
The background for this interview were six, quite insistent, emails from the Israel Embassy in Norway, to end their Modern Times subscription, and have the remaining amount refunded. This led me to believe that the Embassy did not want to read the criticism directed at Israel in our columns. I wrote a Facebook comment about this; hinting at this totalitarian attitude, evident in completely ignoring all forms of criticism.

A talk with Joachim Trier

The Norwegian film director Joachim Trier

Mads Gilbert – On Gaza

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The Norwegian doctor Mads Gilbert talks about Gaza after returning from the last war.

Eyal Sivan – Masterclass

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Interview made by Truls Lie. The Israeli filmmaker Eyal Sivan talks about his films on Israel, and other projects like what he did with Jean-Luc Godard.

Seminars / debates

Sudan – a debate

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