The new artistic director at IDFA talks about the new features of the documentary industry and how watching a documentary can turn into a life-changing experience.
Peter Mettler is known for his intuitive and experimental film making. The new film Becoming Animal has also an ecological and philosophical depth, as it involves the Canadian philosopher David Abram.
Helena Trestikova’s work epitomises the innovative role of long-term filmmaking, and the inextricable link between big and little histories.
Through the Revision section of this year’s edition of Dok Leipzig, the festival takes a retrospective glance at past documentaries that are still potent today.
Immigration and memories of home are the two main themes of this year‘s edition of the Jihlava International Documentary Festival, says festival programmer Andrea Slovakova.
The creative network Doc Alliance aims to support the diversity and quality of documentaries in Europe, while also offering online streaming possiblities to their subscribers.
This year‘s focus programme at Doclisboa presents films from the Euphrates area. «The idea is to bring back images that disappeared in relation to these territories due to all the recent conflicts,» programme coordinator Miguel Ribeiro, says to Modern Times Review.
Crypto-anarchists across the world are creating a «bitnation» – a virtual community based on crypto-currency. Modern Times Review spoke with the founder of Bitnation in Barcelona to find out what drove her to create an alternative «nation».
The Director of the Krakow Film Festival speaks about the current status of documentary films and what to watch in 2018.
Interview - Emilie Bujes