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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Tensions rise and tears are shed while we follow young Chinese actors trained as Mao Zedong’s Red Guards reliving the Chinese Cultural Revolution.
In her personal portrayal of living a life with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or «ME», director Jennifer Brea discloses the public aspect of her private, passive condition and shows how her suffering is a matter of long-standing power relations.
By portraying two entirely different Finish family enterprises, Entrepreneur gives an insight into new ways of doing business – with and without meat.
West of the Jordan River is Amos Gitai's first return to the Palestinian occupied territories since his 1982 documentary Field Diary., In his latest film he picks up the pieces where he left off – arguing that people is the change needed to make peace in the Middle East.
Hotel Jugoslavija appears as a mirror image of the Yugoslav glory and downfall, symbolised by the once grand and luxurious hotel in the capital of a country that ceased to exist.
A timely documentary about the horrific rape and compelling bravery of Recy Taylor.
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...
Turkey's women's festival may be a drop in the ocean of the poisoned patriarchy that pollutes the world, but its part of a current that is growing in power, pace and spread.
There’s more that goes on at the Sundance festival beyond traditionally formatted film - this year VR was the biggest buzzword.
Serbian cinema takes a leap onto the world stage with the programme presented at the international film festival Visions du Réel’s Focus Serbia.
RBG and Minding the Gap are American testimonies of truth and power from both a public and personal point of view.
The Jihlava Doc Festival of 2017 was focussed on political film. Several films took on the theme of state leaders and the election processes that led to their victory.