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Modern Times Review – The European Documentary Magazine – is the continent’s only online/print publication covering the world of non-fiction.

Modern Times Review – The European Documentary Magazine – can be found at all the primary European documentary festivals, on-site for audiences, and in the delegate bags of professionals. Printed three times annually and with regularly updated online content, our archive of nearly 2000 reviews and articles cover all documentary films and books that matter.

With content provided by critics well known to the European film community, The Modern Times Review political/ethical editorial line is threefold: International Conflict (War/Peace Activism/Violence), Societal Control (Surveillance/Bureaucracy/Finance/AI), and issues of Ecology/Philosophy/Existentialism.


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