A 200-year-old tale of the now

    FAMILY: A timeless tale of growing up in a land of both magic and hatred.
    LABOUR: Mother Lode (dir: Matteo Tortone) Seeking opportunity in one of Earth's most hostile environments.
    ETHICS: How to Kill a Cloud (dir: Tuija Halttunen) Is it okay to modify the atmosphere?
    VIEWS: Sabaya (dir: Hogir Hirori) Sabaya and consent in documentary
    NATURE: From the Wild Sea (dir: Robin Petré) The relationship between humans and animals of the oceans threatened by climate change and ever more frequent violent storms.
    SLAVERY: Let's Say Revolution (dir: Elisabeth Perceval, …) Eternal human tales of suffering told as a shamanic journey.
    MEDIA: Bottled Songs 1-4 (dir: Chloé Galibert-Laîné, …) Terrorism, film and propaganda: how ISIS adopted Western means of reaching an international audience.
    The Mole Agent-Maite Alberdi

    The years to come

    SOCIETY: Maite Alberdi's film cleverly touches on a delicate theme and invites us with compassion and tenderness to reflect on isolation, the rigours of patriarchal society, and the organisation of work and family.
    Her Mothers-documentary-featured

    At home in another Europe

    CONTROL: In increasingly authoritarian Hungary, two women face several hardships in their adoption of a young Roma child.
    Slow News-documentary-featured

    Information crises – a way of no return

    JOURNALISM: When democracy bases start to vanish.

    Women of the world – united on film

    SOCIETY: Woman is the sequel to Yann Arthus-Bertrand's panoramic portrait of humanity, this time focusing on the female part of the world's population.
    Caught in the Net-MTR-featured

    Playing in the online dark

    ABUSE: In a radical psychosocial experiment, the scope of online child abuse in the Czech Republic is uncovered.
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    Elegy for the imprisoned

    REHABILITATION: In viewing Vilnius prisoners serving life sentences, Exemplary Behaviour examines the paradox between justice and forgiveness.
    IDFA announces 62 selected projects for 2021 IDFA Forum co financing/co production market
    IDFA has announced the 62 documentary projects selected for IDFA Forum 2021. Celebrating its 29th edition this year from 20 to 26 November, the...
    Nordische Filmtage Lübeck announces full 2021 programme, including 14-film documentary competition
    The 63rd Nordische Filmtage Lübeck has announced the complete programme of the hybrid 2021 festival. From 3 to 7 November, 133 films will be...
    Doclisboa announces 2021 Nebulae industry special activities
    Nebulae, Doclisboa's networking space, returns in a hybrid format from 21 to 25 October (in person), and through 31 October (online). 2021 Nebulae Activities 23 October...
    IDF announces 2021 Silver Eye Nominees
    The Institute of Documentary Film (IDF) will hand out its Silver Eye Award to the best short and feature documentaries from Central and Eastern...
    DOK.fest München opens 2022 call for submissions Submissions for the 37th DOK.fest München, 4 - 15 May, 2022 are now open. DOK.fest München seeks stirring and urgent documentary films, where filmmakers, producers,...
    Doclisboa announces full 2021 programme The 19th edition of #Doclisboa was unveiled its full programme for the festival taking place 21 - 31 October in Lisbon, Portugal. The programme consists...
    Porto/Post/Docs presents Theo Anthony & Basir Mahmood focus programmes A focus on the work of the American #Theo Anthony# and a special session with works by the Pakistani #Basir Mahmood# are the have...
    Krakow Film Festival opens 2022 call for submissions From 29 May to 5 June (physical) and 3 to 12 June (online), Krakow Film Festival will again curate approximately 200 carefully selected films...
    EDITORIAL: Order in Chaos – Storytelling and Editing in Documentary Film (auth: Niels Pagh Andersen) After 40 years as film editor, Niels Pagh Andersen now has written an inspiring book combined with video interviews with 8 filmmakers. What did he learn on this long voyage?
    DOCLISBOA: «We believe in the higher potential of the in-person encounters» Co-Director Miguel Ribeiro on the challenges, trends, and current Doclisboa experience.
    DOCUSHUK: «It is tough to compete with when you're an independent filmmaker» Executive Director Pnina-Halfon Lang speaks on the CoPro Market spawning DocuShuk streaming platform - promoting, marketing, and creating collaborations for Israeli documentary and animation films across the globe.
    HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL BERLIN: «I am absolutely convinced that we need to leave our own bubbles as often as possible» Festival Director Anna Ramskogler-Witt on the festival's 4th edition.
    NORDISK PANORAMA: «We noticed quite early on that this year's films would be a challenge to thematise» Documentary programmers Cecilia Lidin and Hawa Sanneh on the festival's 32nd edition.
    ISRAEL: Israel's official politics and resistance
    An inside look into the "Breaking the Silence" activities
    Voices of reason in a world of lies
    It is not often in these trying times that a news headline brings a genuine smile to the heart. Friday's news that two courageous...
    TECHNOLOGY: The Enemy Knows the System (auth: Marta Peirano) Manipulation of ideas, people, and influences after the attention economy.
    HEALTHCARE: The Care Crisis (auth: Emma Dowling) Is reinstalling empathy the only fix to society's current crisis of caring.
    GENRE: The Process Genre. Cinema and the Aesthetic of Labor (auth: Salomé Aguilera Skvirsky) In a deliciously written book, Salomé Aguilera Skvirsky delineates, dissects, and names a visual genre we are all familiar with but have not yet learned to appreciate its full potential and implications.
    GENDER: Good Wife, Wise Mother (auth: Anne-Stine Johnsbråten) An exclusive insight into the different roles Japanese women play in society.
    ART: Conflictual Aesthetics: Artistic Activism and the Public Sphere (auth: Oliver Marchart) Though many of today's patrons use art as a giant advertising pillar, what can art still do when politicians lie?
    MEDIA: The Media Manifesto (auth: Justin Schlosberg, …) Profiling, information control, behavior-regulating nudges and the sale of personal data should prove to be the reality, rather than the realisation of the internet as a publicist network.
    LATE MODERNITY: The Uncontrollability of the World (auth: Hartmut Rosa) People today are gaining more and more control over their surroundings – but are losing touch with the world. Where is the limit for measurements, quality assurances, quantifications and bureaucratic routines?
    COVID-19: Everything Must Change!: The World after Covid-19 (auth: Renata Avila, …) A gathering of influential voices from around the world to weigh in on the progressive possibilities in the wake of COVID-19.
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