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Intent to Destroy, Director Joe Berlinger, Survival Pictures, 2017

Essential documentary fact checks Turkey’s sinister record of historical erasure.

THE ETERNALS. Director: Pierre-Yves Vandeweerd. Belgium, France, 2017.

Usually, 1915 marks the beginning of what is commonly known as the Armenian genocide: the prosecution and murder of some 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottomans.
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Vita Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt

The screening of Vita Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt was followed by a panel debate.

An intimate portrayal of the last men of Aleppo

Winner of the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize for Documentary at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, Last Men in Aleppo will have its European premiere at the March opening film of Copenhagen’s CPH:DOX.

HISSENE HABRE: PROSECUTING AN EMBARRASSING ALLY

Anyone who believes that it can ever be morally justifiable for a country to support a tyrannical regime – even if it serves a government’s own short-term interests - should watch Hissène Habré: Prosecuting An Embarrassing Ally.

LIKE DEW IN THE SUN. Director Peter Entell. Switzerland 2016

After centuries of hatred, violence and massacres, Ukraine is yet again at war. People continue to kill in the name of the Motherland, flag, culture or religion. Crossing checkpoints, Peter Entell takes us from loyalist Ukrainians to pro-Russian separatists, all the while searching for traces of his own ancestors who fled the country a century ago.

Norway’s blessing of a warmonger

He is responsible for millions of deaths. Now, Henry Kissinger will be able to bask in the glory of the Nobel Prize ceremony.

The Presidents You Deserve

At the 2016 Jihlava Documentary Film Festival in October, five films about presidential campaigns were selected. Here are the impressions, ranging from Kennedy to Trump, of the screenings. Will they help us gain better understanding of how to deceive people – or push them off the edge?

RIOT. STRIKE. RIOT - THE NEW ERA OF UPRISINGS. Written by Joshua Clover

Riot is the modern reaction to capitalism, in the same way strikes were in the past.