This year‘s film festival in Rotterdam unveiled several documentaries and shorts, amongst them Above Us Only Sky – a calming exercise in intellectual and sensual stimulation – and Pelourinho: They Don't Really Care About Us, which proved to be a rough, angry gem of a picture.
The Haitian goat Britis proves an excellent mute guide at the Grand Cimetière in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince, squeezing through narrow passageways as he inquisitively scurries from crypt to crypt.
Two newcomers stood out from the crowd at this year’s Underdox in Munich. Sec Rouge – one of 2018's most striking, accomplished and beautiful films of any length – and the seminal and glowingly delicate 48-minute film, Accession.
Two important but very different documentaries from 2018 showcase the power of the short film form.
Two highlights of Doclisboa 2018 were documentaries from an often-overlooked category – the mid-length film.
At the 2018 Transilvania International Film Festival, two low-budget Romanian documentaries stood out from the crowd.
Europe‘s longest running film festival, Edinburgh International Film Festival, introduces fresh talents and new voices in this year‘s festival, reflecting the dazzling multi-cultural composition of Edinburgh in the 21st century.
In the non-fiction selection of this year‘s film festival in Melbourne, the standouts included two economic miniatures, which take a bold, empathetic and vivid approach to LGBTI subjects.
Despite a Slovakian sweep at the Finále in Plzeň this year, two Czech newcomers stood out from the crowd.
The thought provoking realities of Jayisha Patel’s shortfilm Circle, stands in stark contrast to the realities of the cotton-picking corner of Alabama – portrayed in Maris Curran's short While I Yet Live.
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