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Interviews with filmmakers and other politically interesting people.

Orwa Nyrabia – International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA)

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.

More than human

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.

The pioneer of long-term filmmaking

Helena Trestikova’s work epitomises the innovative role of long-term filmmaking, and the inextricable link between big and little histories.

Ralph Eue – DOK Leipzig

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.

Andrea Slovakova – Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival

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.

Diana Tabakov – DAFilms

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.

Interview with Miguel Ribeiro – Doclisboa

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.

An Alternative Crypto-Nation

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».

Krzysztof Gierat

The Director of the Krakow Film Festival speaks about the current status of documentary films and what to watch in 2018.

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