Control

Control of Society - Surveillance, Bureaucracy, Finance, AI, Disciplinary systems, Capitalism, Big data, Technology

Take back control over your phone

A way to hide your phone against where you are, what you talk about, and being a microphone for those interested?

From the Communist Regime
(The Trial)

RUSSIA: The philosopher Žižek defined this particular form of power, as the “immanent cynicism of power”. It developed during the communist regime.

How time and lies make true stories disappear
(Erased, ___Ascent of the Invisible)

In Beirut, one man creates a puzzle of the city’s past in order to tell some painful stories left untold but not forgotten.

IDFA 2005: Film for Thought

The selection of films and the topics of the many talk shows and debates demonstrated that IDFA is-as always or even more so-deeply devoted to the documentary as a political art form.

The Ukraine-Russia war
(War for peace)

Covering a tragic struggle, this documentary shows stark footage of the Ukrainian-Russian conflict from a partisan, though compelling, viewpoint.

INTERVIEW: A Day in Aleppo

How desperate it must seem, trying – like film directors frequently do – to spur the world into action to end the war in Syria. We have caught up with one of the people who are fighting this battle.

A nuanced take on Boko Haram
(Women and the War on Boko Haram)

During the past three years, Hilary Matfess has interviewed a number of women who have been freed from Boko Haram captivity in northern Nigeria. She challenges the reader to take a more nuanced view of the group.

Stuxnet was basically waging war
(Stuxnet and the Launch of the World’s first Digital Weapon)

CYBER WARFARE: Countdown to Zero Day relates the story about Stuxnet, the world’s first public known digital weapon. The book raises important questions about warfare in which we all may become collateral damage.

Stalin’s Many Admirers in Today’s Russia
(The Red Soul)

STALIN, RUSSIA: Through interviews, observations and archival footage, this documentary explores the present baffling and widespread reverence of Stalin.

An extremist self-portrait
(Exit)

How do you opt out of a community that expects life-long allegiance and responds to dissenters with brutal retributions? In Exit, Karen Winther depicts the hazardous struggle for liberation.
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